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A podcast series by IndiaBioscience. IndiaBioscience, is an organisation, which fills a unique niche in the ecosystem of life sciences in India. We function as a catalyst to promote changes that affect the culture and practice of science in India - through engagement with academia, government and industry at various levels.

A podcast series by IndiaBioscience. IndiaBioscience, is an organisation, which fills a unique niche in the ecosystem of life sciences in India. We function as a catalyst to promote changes that affect the culture and practice of science in India - through engagement with academia, government and industry at various levels.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast series by IndiaBioscience. IndiaBioscience, is an organisation, which fills a unique niche in the ecosystem of life sciences in India. We function as a catalyst to promote changes that affect the culture and practice of science in India - through engagement with academia, government and industry at various levels.

Language:

English

Contact:

8610338561


Episodes

Crafting Your Career (CYC) |19 Informational Interview with Zeba Khatri - Scientific Editing

2/22/2021
This is the twelfth “informational interview” in the season on Crafting your Career in science. Here IndiaBioscience chats with Zeba Khatri, a Managing Editor at Cactus Communications. In this conversation, she discusses her journey as a scientific editor and insights into the field- a professional space where she has donned multiple hats. Credits: Scripting and Recording: Speaker & Shantala Hari Dass, Editing: Moumita Mazumdar (Note to listeners: This recording was done during the...

Duration:00:10:23

International Grants Awareness Program (iGAP) | 02 Understanding the HFSP mindset

1/30/2021
IndiaBioscience brings to you the International Grants Awareness Program (iGAP) which aims to improve the success rate for Indian applications at international funding opportunities- for some of which India even contributes towards. Here we explore the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) schemes. In the second episode in this series, we talk to two experts- Vidita Vaidya (TIFR), who has been a member of the HFSP Fellowship application review committee in the past, and Guntram Bauer, from...

Duration:00:23:45

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 18 Cover letters and Interviews

12/31/2020
In this episode, Lakshmi, Shreya and Smita discuss the art of writing quality cover letters and the difference they make to a job application. They also discuss some practical tips to keep in mind while preparing and appearing for an interview. Please find some more resources linked below: The Commandments of Cover Letter Creationby Peter Fiske Writing a winning cover letterby John K. Borchardt Job applications: Under the coversby Lesley Evans Ogden How to Answer the 31 Most Common...

Duration:00:10:43

MH-02 | Mind Matters in Academia - for Faculty | Part 4 of 4

11/28/2020
Mental health is a serious concern in academia, across the world and at all levels of professionals. There is an increasing global push to acknowledge and bring discussions on mental health to the forefront (‘out of the closet’), and seek and share individual and collective solutions to support and promote the mental well-being of academic professionals. This dialogue is an initiative to create awareness and de-stigmatise mental health to make science in India a more inclusive and a...

Duration:00:10:41

MH-02 | Mind Matters in Academia - for Faculty | Part 3 of 4

11/28/2020
Mental health is a serious concern in academia, across the world and at all levels of professionals. There is an increasing global push to acknowledge and bring discussions on mental health to the forefront (‘out of the closet’), and seek and share individual and collective solutions to support and promote the mental well-being of academic professionals. This dialogue is an initiative to create awareness and de-stigmatise mental health to make science in India a more inclusive and a...

Duration:00:12:12

MH-02 | Mind Matters in Academia - for Faculty | Part 2 of 4

11/27/2020
Mental health is a serious concern in academia, across the world and at all levels of professionals. There is an increasing global push to acknowledge and bring discussions on mental health to the forefront (‘out of the closet’), and seek and share individual and collective solutions to support and promote the mental well-being of academic professionals. This dialogue is an initiative to create awareness and de-stigmatize mental health to make science in India a more inclusive and a...

Duration:00:10:56

MH-02 | Mind Matters in Academia - for Faculty | Part 1 of 4

11/27/2020
Mental health is a serious concern in academia, across the world and at all levels of professionals. There is an increasing global push to acknowledge and bring discussions on mental health to the forefront (‘out of the closet’), and seek and share individual and collective solutions to support and promote the mental well-being of academic professionals. This dialogue is an initiative to create awareness and de-stigmatise mental health to make science in India a more inclusive and a...

Duration:00:11:37

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 17 The Science and Art of Networking

10/20/2020
In this episode, Lakshmi, Shreya and Smita talk about a very important survival skill in one’s career progression - professional networking. Find out from this podcast: What is professional networking?What unique advantages does it provide?What are networks made up of? What are the different types of networks?How can you study into your own network and diagnose any common pitfalls?Is networking a natural skill or is it cultivable? What (baby steps) can you take to build, expand and actively...

Duration:00:18:42

MH-01 | Mind Matters in Academia - for PhDs and Postdocs | Part 2 of 2

10/6/2020
Mental health is a serious concern in academia, across the world and at all levels of professionals. There is an increasing global push to acknowledge and bring discussions on mental health to the forefront (‘out of the closet’), and seek and share individual and collective solutions to support and promote the mental well-being of academic professionals. This dialogue is an initiative to create awareness and de-stigmatise mental health to make science in India a more inclusive and a...

Duration:00:22:39

MH-01 | Mind Matters in Academia - for PhDs and Postdocs | Part 1 of 2

10/6/2020
Mental health is a serious concern in academia, across the world and at all levels of professionals. There is an increasing global push to acknowledge and bring discussions on mental health to the forefront (‘out of the closet’), and seek and share individual and collective solutions to support and promote the mental well-being of academic professionals. This dialogue is an initiative to create awareness and de-stigmatise mental health to make science in India a more inclusive and a...

Duration:00:25:01

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 16 Informational Interview with Pragya Verma - Science Education | Part 2

9/4/2020
This is part 2 of the eleventh “informational interview” in the season on Crafting your Career in science. Here IndiaBioscience chats with Pragya Verma, a researcher-turned educator, who still manages to do her science and take along with her school students as well as carry out social projects to promote application-based learning among students of all levels. Please find the full text transcript of the podcast on our website here. Be sure to subscribe to our season to not miss out on any...

Duration:00:25:40

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 16 Informational Interview with Pragya Verma - Science Education | Part 1

9/4/2020
This is part 1 of the eleventh “informational interview” in the season on Crafting your Career in science. Here IndiaBioscience chats with Pragya Verma, a researcher-turned educator, who still manages to do her science and take along with her school students as well as carry out social projects to promote application-based learning among students of all levels. Please find the full text transcript of the podcast on our website here. Be sure to subscribe to our season to not miss out on any...

Duration:00:12:16

International Grants Awareness Program (iGAP) | 01 Being an Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellow

8/20/2020
IndiaBioscience brings to you the International Grants Awareness Program (iGAP) which aims to help Indian Life Science researchers seek and acquire international funding. Here we explore the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Fellowships. In the first episode in this series, Zill-e-Anam, PhD student at JNU, talks to two MSCA fellows- Amey Redkar, Postdoc at University of Cordoba, Spain and Mahipal Ganji, Postdoc at Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Munich, Germany. They share...

Duration:00:18:31

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 15 Crafting a ‘PAR’ful Resume

8/2/2020
In this episode, Lakshmi, Shreya and Smita chat about the most critical marketing tools for the job hunt - the resume / CV. Find out from this podcast: Are resumes and CV one and the same?What goes into each? Where are they used?How to dissect a job ad and identify key attributes that an employer is looking for?What is the PAR / STAR approach?How to pack a resume / CV with impactful “PAR” statements that can make you stand out? Please find below Worksheet on dissecting the job adExample of...

Duration:00:18:15

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 14 Informational Interview with Mohammad Atif Alam - Business Development & Project Management

4/21/2020
In this tenth episode of the series of “informational interviews’, IndiaBioscience chats with Mohammad Atif Alam - a senior business development officer and project manager at the centre for molecular and cellular platforms (CCAMP) in Bangalore about the business of science and opportunities in an innovation ecosystem and the startup culture in India. Note to listeners: This recording was done during the COVID-19 lockdown over a zoom meeting call. This has resulted in a slightly diminished...

Duration:00:11:56

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 13 Informational Interview with Deepti Trivedi - Facility Management

3/11/2020
In this ninth episode of the series of “informational interviews’, IndiaBioscience chats with Deepti Trivedi, a technology scientist in-charge of the core fly facility at the National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore, about her long standing relationship with fruit flies. IndiaBiospeaks, explores how she seamlessly integrates her scientific training and creative hobbies to craft her career to serve the scientific community and the larger public through science outreach. Please...

Duration:00:18:04

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 12 Informational Interview with Lipika Sahoo - Intellectual Property

2/26/2020
This is the eighth episode of the series of “informational interviews’.. Here IndiaBioscience chats with Dr. Lipika Sahoo, an Indian Patent and Trademark agent, exploring her career trajectory, her work, about the field, relevant skills and the opportunities in her career space. Useful Resources: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)NLSIUNALSARKPMSOLCourses is Intellectual Property Please find the full-text transcript of this podcast on the IndiaBioscience website here. Be sure...

Duration:00:17:24

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 12 Informational Interview with Lipika Sahoo - Intellectual Property

2/26/2020
This is the eighth episode of the series of “informational interviews’.. Here IndiaBioscience chats with Dr. Lipika Sahoo, an Indian Patent and Trademark agent, exploring her career trajectory, her work, about the field, relevant skills and the opportunities in her career space. Useful Resources: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)Schools offering courses in Intellectual Property Law:NLSIU,NALSAR, GNA Patent Gurukul,KPMSOL, The Academy Of Intellectual Property Studies...

Duration:00:18:29

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 11 Informational Interview with Debjani Saha - Technical Marketing

1/3/2020
This is the seventh “informational interview” in the season on Crafting your Career in science, where IndiaBioscience speaks with Debjani Saha, a Product Manager at Premas Life Sciences on her foray into technical marketing and the business of science. Be sure to subscribe to our season to not miss out on any episodes!

Duration:00:18:13

Crafting Your Career (CYC) | 10 Informational Interview with Chagun & Aditya - Science Policy

11/7/2019
In this sixth episode of the series on “informational interviews” IndiaBioscience chats with Chagun Basha and Aditya Kaushik, two engineers-turned science policy professionals. Listen to learn more about their career paths and also about our new collaborative venture, the science policy forum here. Please find the full text transcript of this podcast here. A useful resource for graduate students to prepare for and excel in professional careers: https://versatilephd.com/ Be sure to...

Duration:00:17:47