Category Archives: science career

Advice on asking me for recommendation letters

Since I have had to clarify this on numerous occasions to multiple people who’ve passed through my lab, this is a convenient place to put all these thoughts in one place. Also acknowledgement to the legendary John Eisen (of metagenomics … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Ethics in science, Recommendation Letters, Teaching, science career, scientific_writing | Leave a comment

Cellular biophysics courses at Bachelor-Masters level

India Biophysics at All India Insitute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi: MSc, MD and PhD in Biophysics: Mostly structural biology, biostatistics, mathematical biology and genomics National Institute for Medical Health and Allied Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore: Dept. of Biophysics offers MPhil, … Continue reading

Posted in Biophysics, Blog, Research, science career | Comments Off

On choosing a research problem

One of the big questions facing (especially) young researchers, at the anvil of choosing a research career, is finding a problem. There are many ways to go about doing this. Follow the leader: One can find a big and successful … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Commentaries, Ethics in science, science career | Tagged , | Leave a comment