• Behind the scenes with Boby

    Lab technicians might be appreciated in the scientific community but rarely do we stop and listen to their stories. Cyrus Khan speaks to KV Boby, a technician at TIFR Bombay.

    August 20th 2019

  • Maithreyi moulds cells into tissues

    A researcher from TIFR, Mumbai talks about her journey from a medical student to a biological researcher.

    February 25th 2019

  • Sonam’s Toolbox for DNA Repairs

    A molecular biologist who suffered the two-body problem in the USA, returned to India to continue her work on the link between cancer and DNA repair.

    March 29th 2018

  • The data driven psychologists at Monk Prayogshala

    Independent researchers share their findings, motivations and how they like to work

    December 21st 2017

  • Shilpa on the Research Animators do

    An animator-filmmaker at Industrial Design Center, in IIT Bombay

    September 26th 2016

  • Prajakta and Her Lab on A Chip

      WHO? Prajakta Dandekar WHAT? Pharmaceutical biotechnologist WHERE? Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj I had a bad case of the cramps yesterday. As I usually do when this happens, I reached out for my strip of painkiller tablets and popped one. Within a couple of hours, I was fine again. Now […]

    July 25th 2016

  • Annamma Adds Biofuel To the Fire

    WHO? Annamma Anil WHAT? Industrial Microbiologist WHERE? Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj Importing fuel is expensive. To ease the load on the economy and on the environment, the Government of India has placed a mandate: it’s compulsory that 5% of diesel and petrol be blended with ethanol biofuel. However, we are […]

    June 27th 2016

  • Vidita Vaidya Gets Into Your Head

    WHO? Vidita Vaidya WHAT? Neuroscientist WHERE? Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai Reported by Nandita Jayaraj “So Vidita, what is it about a life in science that excites you the most?” “You know that transient moment when you find something that, in that moment, you’re the only one in the world who knows? This feeling […]

    May 30th 2016