Women in Science: Neurobiologist Pinky Kain studies how fruit flies make feeding decisions and process taste

Dr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brain

The Life of Science August 08, 2018 13:10:29 IST
Women in Science: Neurobiologist Pinky Kain studies how fruit flies make feeding decisions and process taste

Editor's note: The Life of Science and Firstpost bring you this 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.

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Interview by Shreya Malik | Art and concept by Pooja Prabhakaran

Pinky Kain | 38 | Neurobiologist | DBT — UNESCO Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad

Women in Science Neurobiologist Pinky Kain studies how fruit flies make feeding decisions and process taste

Read more from the 'Women in Science' series here.

THELIFEOFSCIENCE.COM is a feminist science media project on a mission to make Indian women scientists more visible and investigate the gender gap in Indian academia

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