Women in Science: Prerna Sharma on uncovering the mysteries of cells with Physics
Prerna Sharma on how theory and experiments go hand-in-hand, and the alarmingly low number of Indian women in Physics
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.
Interview by Priyanka Sacheti and Aashima Dogra | Art and concept by Pooja Prabhakaran
Prerna Sharma | Physicist | Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
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