Bio Patrika interviews Dr. Pati on his thoughts about “the relation between early changes in the brain to psychiatric disorders in adulthood”

Dr. Sthitapranjya Pati’s interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Dr. Pati is currently a Research Fellow at Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, London. Work presented here is done as part of PhD in the lab of Prof. Vidita A. Vaidya at Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. Dr. Pati published a paper titled “Chronic postnatal chemogenetic activation of forebrain excitatory neurons evokes persistent changes in mood behavior” in eLife (2020) as first and senior author.

Bio Patrika interviews Dr. Trivedi on her thoughts about “CRISPR-Cas9 based genome engineering resource for studying lipid signalling”

Dr. Deepti Trivedi’s interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Dr. Trivedi heads the Fly Facility at Bangalore Life Science Cluster, Bangalore. Deepti’s paper as a first author in eLife journal (2020) entitled “A genome engineering resource to uncover principles of cellular organization and tissue architecture by lipid signalling” is a collaboration between Fly Facility and Prof Raghu Padinjat’s laboratory at National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore.

Bio Patrika interviews Ms. Sharma on her thoughts about “the modulation of flight and feeding behaviours of fruit flies”

Ms. Anamika Sharma’s interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Ms. Sharma is a PhD student in the lab of Prof. Gaiti Hasan at National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore. Anamika published a paper entitled “Modulation of flight and feeding behaviours requires presynaptic IP3Rs in dopaminergic neurons” as a first author in eLife journal (2020).

Bio Patrika interviews Dr. Kinare and Dr. Iyer on their thoughts about “the role of protein interactions in hippocampus development”

Dr. Veena Kinare and Dr. Archana Iyer’s joint interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Work described here is done in the lab of Prof. Shubha Tole at the Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. Currently, Dr. Kinare is working as Assistant Manager, Medical Affairs in pharmaceutical company Cipla and Dr. Iyer is DST INSPIRE faculty fellow at TIFR Mumbai. They published a paper titled “An evolutionarily conserved Lhx2-Ldb1 interaction regulates the acquisition of hippocampal cell fate and regional identity” as joint first authors in Development journal (2020).