Kratika Mujmer, awardee of the NGS Internship 2019, writes about her internship experience.
Maneshwar Dixit is pursuing his Masters in Biochemistry at the University of Delhi. He was selected for the NGS Internship Program this Summer 2019. Maneshwar interned with Dr. Souvik Bhattacharjee at the Special Center for Molecular Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru University. During his time there, he worked on understanding artemisinin-resistant malaria. In this article, he highlights … Continue reading Targeting Ground Zero
Dr. Arvind Kumar is the director of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) South Asia Regional Centre (ISARC). His group recently analyzed the 3000 Rice Genomes panel (3K-RGP) to improve rice grain quality and yield. This study, published in Plant Biotechnology Journal, paves the way for rice enhancement through a novel strategy called haplotype-based breeding. The NGSF … Continue reading Rice-As You Want It
Can I preserve my memories from decaying over time, much like digital photographs? Try to remember your first ever kiss. There is a good chance you are going to remember the event like it happened only yesterday, irrespective of how long ago it happened. There is a good chance you have a smile on your … Continue reading The First Kiss – A Story of Memory
In this exclusive interview, Dr. Anuradha Ray, a reputed Professor of Medicine and Immunology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh shares her passion and contribution toward asthma research with the NGSF Team. She completed her PhD in Molecular Biology at Calcutta University and then went on to do her postdoctoral training … Continue reading An Out of Breath Conversation
Dreaming of a career in science? If yes, the top thing on your to-do list should be gaining experience. By demonstrating your ability to strive in scientific environments, you distinguish yourself from the rest of the competition. Also, given the fact that these jobs are substantial financial investments, potential employers look for recruits with a … Continue reading Summer Is Coming
The Guardian, one of Britain’s popular dailies, published an article last year by Stephen Buranyi concerning what he calls “The staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing.” Some companies in the ‘business’, according to him, have annual revenues exceeding a billion pounds. We tend to associate such large-scale businesses with sectors like software, automobile, healthcare, … Continue reading Scientific Publishing- The Need For An Overhaul