Women in Science: Ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan explains her work in tiger conservation
Ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan on how she made wildlife conservation her life's work
Editor's note: Starting National Science Day 2018, The Life of Science and Firstpost bring you a series profiling Indian women in Science. The challenges in Indian scientific life are many — more so for women taking up this path. This series honours those who beat the odds and serve as inspirations for the next generation of Indian science — a generation that is slowly and surely on its way to becoming gender equal.
Art and concept by Pooja Prabhakaran | Interviewed by Divya Vishwanath
Uma Ramakrishnan | 44 | Molecular Ecologist | National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru
Read more from the Women in Science series here.
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