Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

My journey to IBS has been one of accidents, destiny and motivation to contribute to science in one way or other. I did my PhD at Penn State University where I worked on protein targeting in Yeast.

Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

Indiabioscience conducted a survey to assess the success of YIM in revitalizing key changes within the world of Indian Life Science presented are the compiled results

Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

As one nears the end of their Ph.D., a question that begins to daunt some of us is “should I or shouldn’t I do a postdoc”. At least I was absorbed in that simple thought for sometime. My advisor was very insistent that a postdoc is essential for the development of any scientist, while I wasn’t all that sure. 

Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

The Young Investigators Meeting – is a recruiting ground for Research Institutes and Universities to select potential candidates, a job fair for the PostDoctoral Fellows (PDFs) and a networking ground for PDFs and Young Investigators (YIs) to not just interact among their peers but also with well known scientists and researchers around the country. Little known though is the effort that goes into play to make all this happen.

Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

"The main aim of CUBE was to change our brain! long term memory happens because of synaptic change and new structure's are formed! so thats true in this couple of weeks of CUBE, we moved out with a different structure of brain than what we had earlier when we entered!" - Mayur Gaekward,

Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

Many of us are guilty of having popped in antibiotics for an infection after a quick self-diagnosis. Amoxicillin for UTI, erythromycin/tetracycline for Strep throat or even a cold, are fairly common. Antibiotics are ineffective for cold or other viral infections, but this is not common knowledge. There is definitely a certain convenience and ease associated with unregulated availability of antibiotics, 

Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

Scientific research has always been driven by an individual’s curiosity and determination to find answers for the unknown. The field of biological science has progressed by leaps and bounds with individuals making contributions in a small way while understanding and fulfilling their own curiosity about a particular process.

Author:  ATHULAPRABHA MURTHI

The flagship activity of the Department of Science and Technology's INSPIRE program, which aims to encourage academic engagement with the sciences, is a popular science camp for high school students. Athulaprabha Murthi speaks with program coordinators and organizers of several of these camps to gain insight into the program, which attracts students from across the country.