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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

Rewind Podcast | In Conversation with a Mentor | Season 1

10/13/2022
Five mentors, their journeys, experiences, and thoughts on mentorship and guidance; What better way than to listen to all of them, at once? We bring you, a rewind podcast episode with hand-picked segments from the five individual episodes featuring stalwarts in life sciences L S Shashidhara, Deepanwita Chattopadhyay, Sanjay Mishra, Bimalendu B Nath, and Manju Bansal together in one episode. Don’t forget to check out the individual episodes at ...

Duration:00:10:40

Radio PDF | Laasya Samhita

9/29/2022
Should Indian institutes have an equivalent of a recruitment cell for PhDs and Postdocs as well? Why should we have more awareness about career paths other than academia? How is the Indian scenario for science writers as a profession? Laasya Samhita, a former postdoctoral researcher from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, has addressed these questions in our latest podcast of #RadioPDF. If you are a postdoc in India and would like to be a part of this podcast series,...

Duration:00:16:51

Radio PDF | Ep 4 | Mithu Baidya

8/25/2022
Why are scientists interested in studying G Protein Coupled Receptors? How could it impact people's lives? What are the Indian researchers doing in this area? Also, how important is mentorship for a postdoctoral fellow? Mithu Baidya, a postdoctoral researcher from IIT Kanpur, has addressed these questions in our latest podcast of #RadioPDF. If you are a postdoc in India and would like to be a part of this podcast series, drop us a note at indiabiospeaks@​indiabioscience.​org! Stay tuned...

Duration:00:15:43

IndiaAsksWhy | Season 2 | Trailer

7/7/2022
IndiaAsksWhy Season 2 is starting soon! Check out their brand new website indiaaskswhy.org to revisit the season 1 episodes. They have also become an independent platform now. Utsuka and Jigyasa can’t wait to share with you all what they have learned! So stay tuned for the new fun-filled episodes!

Duration:00:02:04

Radio PDF | Ep 3 | Nimita Pandey

6/30/2022
What is your take on gender and science? Why are fewer women doing postdoctoral research compared to PhDs in India? What are the career scopes one can find if interested in Science Policy? Are there enough opportunities in Science Policy in India? We discussed these questions with a postdoctoral scholar Nimita Pandey from the DST-Centre for Policy Research, IISc Bengaluru, who has a special interest in Gender and Science. She shared her thoughts on the above-mentioned topics in this podcast...

Duration:00:15:09

In Conversation with a Mentor | S2 | 04 | Interview with Sudha Chadalawada

6/9/2022
Co-founder of Sree Padmavathi Venkateswara Foundation or SreePVF, Sudha Chadalawada is a rare combination of professional excellence and a generous, kind heart. To serve the community, together with her husband C Nageswara Rao, she founded Sree PVF in 2014. Both are successful medical professionals and alumni of prestigious institutes like Harvard Medical College and Tufts University. SreePVF has been supporting excellence in medical education and cares and offering awards, donations, and...

Duration:00:14:37

Conversations with an expert | Impact of COVID-19 feat. Chinmay Tumbe

6/2/2022
In this episode, we have a conversation with Chinmay Tumbe, Professor of Economics at IIM Ahmedabad And the author of the book India Moving: A History of Migration Note: this conversation was recorded in May 2020. Credits: Recording: Shantala Hari Dass (IndiaBioscience) Artwork: Lakshmi Ganesan (IndiaBioscience) Editing: Moumita Mazumdar

Duration:00:14:32

Conversations with an expert | Impact of COVID-19 feat. Niharika Pant

6/2/2022
In this episode, we have a conversation with Niharika Pant, Assistant Professor at the Department of Community Medicine, Seth G S Medical College. Note: this conversation was recorded in May 2020. Credits: Recording: Dhananjay Chaturvedi (NCBS Bangalore) Artwork: Lakshmi Ganesan (IndiaBioscience) Editing: Moumita Mazumdar

Duration:00:21:24

Radio PDF | Ep 2 | Dhananjay Chaturvedi

5/26/2022
How can one decide whether to do research in India or abroad? What are the non-academic positions one can explore after doing a postdoc? Does having an association help? Dhananjay Chaturvedi, a postdoc from NCBS Bangalore is answering all these questions in this podcast of #RadioPDF. If you are a postdoc in India and would like to be a part of this podcast series, drop us a note at indiabiospeaks@​indiabioscience.​org! Stay tuned for more updates from Radio PDF! Credits: Guest:...

Duration:00:14:16

In Conversation with a Mentor | S2 | 03 | Interview with RamG Vallath

5/17/2022
In this episode, meet Ramgopal Vallath, or RamG Vallath, TEDx Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Growth Mindset Coach, Bestselling Author, Co-Founder, and above all, the happiest person he has ever met!! RamG has held leadership positions in many reputed companies such as Titan Industries, HP India, Dell Technology, Airtel, etc., and later, he associated with the Azim Premji Foundation as a founding editor of 'i wonder', which is a very popular science magazine for school teachers in India. He is...

Duration:00:18:47

Radio PDF | Ep 1

4/23/2022
We bring to you conversations with postdoctoral fellows in India wherein they’ll talk about their research, career, and some beyond the obvious details about the postdoctoral community in India. This is an overview of the podcasts releasing starting May 2022. Credits: PDFs: Dhananjay Chaturvedi, Laasya Samhita, Mithu Baidya, and Nimita Pandey IBS Team: Suchibrata Borah, Shantala Hari Dass Produced by Ananthapathmanabhan in collaboration with IndiaBioscience. Edited and mixed at Scicle...

Duration:00:04:27

In Conversation with a Mentor | S2 | 02 | Interview with Abhigyan Arun

4/7/2022
In this episode, we talk to Abhigyan Arun, CEO of TNQ Technologies, a publishing technology, and service company headquartered in Chennai, India. Abhi has served as the CEO at TNQ Technologies since October 2016. Abhi’s focus has been on aligning the business, technology, and product strategy of TNQ to the demanding needs of the publishing industry. In this episode, Abhi talks about his career journey, personal and professional growth, journey with TNQ, and vision for TNQ. Credits: Guest:...

Duration:00:26:32

IndiaAsksWhy | Ep. 5 | Why does rain smell good?

3/23/2022
☁️It’s a cloudy evening. You are sitting at your window and, suddenly, it starts raining 🌧 Along comes that earthy smell 😌Ever wondered, why does rain smell so good? 😍 In the last episode of season 1 of IndiaAsksWhy, Utsuka and Jigyasa talk about the origins of the smell of rain!🌦 They discover how microbes and the winds together lead to this lovely Aroma! 💨 👨‍🔬In the Ask A Scientist segment, they speak to Dr. Samay Pande (https://www.redqueenlab.com), who studies the evolution of...

Duration:00:17:03

In Conversation with a Mentor | S2 | 01 | Interview with Abhishek Goel

3/2/2022
Season 2 of In Conversation with a Mentor kickstarts with Abhishek Goel, Co-founder, and CEO of Cactus Communications. Together with his brother Anurag Goel, Abhishek co-founded Cactus Communications in 2002, focusing on providing English editing services for researchers in Japan. It is an international enterprise with a head office in Mumbai and offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, and many other cities serving customers from over 173 countries. Credits: Guest: Abhishek Goel Host: Shantala...

Duration:00:32:18

Conversations with an expert | Impact of COVID-19 feat. Manju Sengar

2/24/2022
In this episode, we have a conversation with Manju Sengal, Professor at the Medical Oncology Department at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Note: this conversation was recorded in April 2020. Credits: Recording: Dhananjay Chaturvedi (NCBS Bangalore) Artwork: Lakshmi Ganesan (IndiaBioscience) Editing: Moumita Mazumdar

Duration:00:25:01

Conversations with an expert | Impact of COVID-19 feat. Ayumi Ladher

2/23/2022
In this episode, we have a conversation with Ayumi Ladher, a yoga instructor on the importance of wellness and staying fit during the pandemic. Note: this conversation was recorded in April 2020. Credits: Recording: Dhananjay Chaturvedi (NCBS Bangalore) Artwork: Lakshmi Ganesan (IndiaBioscience) Editing: Moumita Mazumdar

Duration:00:06:45

IndiaAsksWhy | Ep. 4 | Why do tigers have stripes?

2/16/2022
Utsuka and Jigyasa, on their recent trip to the zoo🐯 wondered why tigers have stripes. 🤔 We’re sure you must have had that question, too! Listen to this episode as they explore why!🐅 👨‍🔬In the Ask A Scientist segment, they both talk to Mihir Trivedi, a wildlife biologist, to know the purpose of these stripes in the wild. He also talks about his life as a biologist in the wild!🐾 Credits: Hosts: Shweata N. Hegde and Ruchi Manglunia Audio Editors: Ira Zibbu and Shweata Hegde Poster:...

Duration:00:15:01

Conversations with an expert | Impact of COVID-19 feat. Dr. Shekhar C. Mande (Part 2)

1/29/2022
In this episode, we have a conversation with Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) on ICMR's strategy and action to address the needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a two-part conversation. This is part 2. Note: this conversation was recorded in April 2020. Credits: Recording: Shantala Hari Dass (IndiaBioscience) Artwork: Lakshmi Ganesan (IndiaBioscience) Editing: Moumita Mazumdar

Duration:00:10:25

Conversations with an expert | Impact of COVID-19 feat. Dr. Shekhar C. Mande (Part 1)

1/29/2022
In this episode, we have a conversation with Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) on ICMR's strategy and action to address the needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a two-part conversation. This is part 1. Note: this conversation was recorded in April 2020. Credits: Recording: Shantala Hari Dass (IndiaBioscience) Artwork: Lakshmi Ganesan (IndiaBioscience) Editing: Moumita Mazumdar

Duration:00:12:16

IndiaAsksWhy | Ep. 3 | Why do birds fly in groups?

1/20/2022
Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered why some birds fly in groups? Join Utsuka and Jigyasa to find the reasons why. In the Ask A Scientist segment, they both talk to Dr. Vishwesha Guttal (https://teelabiisc.wordpress.com/), a theoretical ecologist, to know why some animals group whereas others don’t. He also talks about how researchers use maths and computers to study grouping and other behaviours. Credits: Hosts: Shweata N. Hegde and Ruchi Manglunia Audio Editors: Ira Zibbu...

Duration:00:14:17