Sumantra Chattarji, faculty member at NCBS: On his ability to do risky, more adventurous science in India compared to other parts of the world. He reflects on his experience from publishing a paper on stress in the amygdala in the late 1990s despite…
Obaid Siddiqi, founding member of NCBS & TIFR's molecular biology unit: A perspective on what makes biology unique and different from other sciences and finding ways to bridge the work across disciplines.
MS Swaminathan, member of Planning Commission in 1980: Reflecting on a 1960s proposal for a National Biological Laboratory, and seeing the TIFR-IISc joint biology centre proposal while in the Planning Commission in 1980.
Shobhona Sharma, former student and current faculty member, TIFR: The story behind TIFR's Department of Biological Sciences seeking more space with a new building at TIFR (c 1998-2014), and the roadblocks along the way.