Bio Patrika interviews Dr. Athavale on his thoughts about “decades-old mystery about the mechanism of an iconic transformation in organic chemistry”

Dr. Soumitra V. Athavale’s interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Dr. Athavale is currently a Postdoc in the lab of Prof. Frances Arnold at Caltech, USA. As part or PhD, Dr. Athavale has published papers entitled “Demystifying the asymmetry-amplifying, autocatalytic behaviour of the Soai reaction through structural, mechanistic and computational studies” published in Nature Chemistry and “Structural Contributions to Autocatalysis and Asymmetric Amplification in the Soai Reaction” published in J. Am. Chem. Soc. as a first author.

Bio Patrika interviews Dr. Guha on his thoughts about “the role of tau modifications in mitochondrial dysfunction and Alzheimer’s disease”

Dr. Sanjib Guha’s interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Dr. Guha is currently a Postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, USA. He published a paper titled “Tauopathy-associated tau modifications selectively impact neurodegeneration and mitophagy in a novel C. elegans single-copy transgenic model” as the first author in Molecular Neurodegeneration journal (2020). Dr. Guha also published a review article titled “The crosstalk between pathological tau phosphorylation and mitochondrial dysfunction as a key to understanding and treating Alzheimer’s disease” in Molecular Neurobiology journal (2020) as corresponding author.

Bio Patrika interviews Dr. Sharma on his thoughts about “CRISPR/CAS9 and regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis in plants”

Mr. Ashish Sharma’s interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Mr. Sharma is currently working as CSIR-Senior Research Fellow at CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He has completed his PhD under the supervision of Dr. Prabodh Kumar Trivedi, the Director, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow and is waiting to defend his thesis. Mr. Sharma published paper titled “Primary transcript of miR858 encodes regulatory peptide and controls flavonoid biosynthesis and development in Arabidopsis” as the first author in Nature Plants journal (2020).