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Women in Science: Suhita Nadkarni on studying the brain, making the shift from Physics to Neurobiology
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Women in Science: Suhita Nadkarni on studying the brain, making the shift from Physics to Neurobiology

Suhita Nadkarni started off as a physicist, but she soon learnt the value of being an insider — using neuroscience rather than physics to understand the brain

Women in Science: Prerna Sharma on uncovering the mysteries of cells with Physics
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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

Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee on why we need unique approach to diagnose paediatric tuberculosis
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Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee on why we need unique approach to diagnose paediatric tuberculosis

In this podcast by The Life of Science, Aparna Mukherjee talks about developing blood-based tests to monitor the outcome of tuberculosis treatment in young patients

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

Women in Science: Aparna Rao is looking for ways to counter the irreversible effects of glaucoma
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Women in Science: Aparna Rao is looking for ways to counter the irreversible effects of glaucoma

Aparna Rao is working on finding a cure for glaucoma — among the most mysterious and deadly diseases to affect the human eye.

Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee studies if a simple blood test could monitor TB treatment for children
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Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee studies if a simple blood test could monitor TB treatment for children

At the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), clinician-scientist Aparna Mukherjee is working on the research and development of blood-based tests to manage TB treatment for children

Women in Science: Ecologist Farah Ishtiaq on studying the spread of malaria in birds
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Women in Science: Ecologist Farah Ishtiaq on studying the spread of malaria in birds

Farah Ishtiaq wants to find out how malaria is introduced and if it spreads the same way in birds as it spreads in humans

Women in Science: Physicist Prerna Sharma on unlocking the mysteries of cell structures with her research
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Women in Science: Physicist Prerna Sharma on unlocking the mysteries of cell structures with her research

Prerna Sharma is taking forward a niche area of academics, while also challenging popular notions of being a physics nerd in India

Women in Science: Sreelaja Nair on learning about the early stages of life, working with zebrafish
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Women in Science: Sreelaja Nair on learning about the early stages of life, working with zebrafish

Embryologist Sreelaja Nair talks about the research she conducts at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, to understand how life begins from a single cell

Women in Science: Deepa Subramanyam on the 'stemness' of human cells, discrimination in academia
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Women in Science: Deepa Subramanyam on the 'stemness' of human cells, discrimination in academia

Deepa Subramanyam's research helps us understand what makes stem cells different from the specialised cells in our body

Women in Science: Mahak Sharma on the structure of cells, and why women scientists need supportive families
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Women in Science: Mahak Sharma on the structure of cells, and why women scientists need supportive families

Mahak Sharma talks about how cargo is trafficked inside cells, and why parents should not curb the creativity of their children

Women in Science: Farah Ishtiaq on studying avian diseases, and academia's ageism problem
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Women in Science: Farah Ishtiaq on studying avian diseases, and academia's ageism problem

Farah Ishtiaq talks about working with Pamela Rasmussen to find a rare bird, and the ageist-sexist policies in academia that thwart women's progress

Women in Science: How can drugs be more efficacious? Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian has answers
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Women in Science: How can drugs be more efficacious? Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian has answers

Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian is a clinical pharmacologist who studies why people react differently to the same drug

Women in Science: Madhumitha Balaji studies suicide and its prevention as a public health issue
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Women in Science: Madhumitha Balaji studies suicide and its prevention as a public health issue

Through her research, Madhumitha Balaji has found that rates of suicide among Indian men and women is much higher than in high-income countries

Women in Science: Madhu Khatri seeks to understand the hazards of being exposed to nanoparticles
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Women in Science: Madhu Khatri seeks to understand the hazards of being exposed to nanoparticles

As thousands upon thousands of new nanomaterials enter the market, we remain relatively ignorant about their effects on humans and ecological systems. This is where Madhu Khatri’s research comes in.

Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on her prevention plan for Type 2 diabetes
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Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on her prevention plan for Type 2 diabetes

Sucharita Sambashivaiah and her team of researchers are looking into an unconventional aspect of Type 2 Diabetes, and studying how the disease can be better managed in Indians

Women in Science: Inside Sreelaja Nair's 'fish facility' where she studies life's early stages
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Women in Science: Inside Sreelaja Nair's 'fish facility' where she studies life's early stages

Sreelaja Nair set up her lab at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research from scratch. She now does extensive work in the field of embryology

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

Neurobiologist Dr Pinky Kain Sharma studies the fruit fly (Drosophila) to answer questions like how information about taste is conveyed to the brain | #WomenInScience | #FirstCulture

Women in Science: Sandhya Vishweswariah talks about her research, the gender gap
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Women in Science: Sandhya Vishweswariah talks about her research, the gender gap

Sandhya Vishweswariah says that not much can be done about the gender gap unless leadership at institutes insists on ensuring equal representation of women | #FirstCulture

Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research
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Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research

This week, in our #WomenInScience series, we're profiling the work of ACTREC's cancer biologist Sonam Mehrotra