Category Archives: General

On Women in Science

Forty years ago, women were grossly under represented in Sciences, be it medicine or research. Since then, dramatic gains have been made – roughly 50% of the MD degrees or PhDs in life sciences are awarded to women. And yet, … Continue reading

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SDBN Event Thoughts

As mentioned earlier, Prithwish and I attended the San Diego Biotechnology Network (SDBN) event: “The Human Genome 10 Years Later: What Does it Mean for San Diego Biotech?”yesterday. The event was well attended and the discussion ranged from addressing issues … Continue reading

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Genome sequencing and San Diego – discussions at a local event tonite.

Both Sakshi and I will be at the San Diego Biotechnology Network (SDBN) event tonite: “The Human Genome 10 Years Later: What Does it Mean for San Diego Biotech?“ June 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the sequencing of the … Continue reading

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NDM-1 Superbug: Some thoughts

There has been considerable outrage over the recent Lancet Infectious Diseases article [1] in the Indian media during the past 48 hours. “Such infections can flow in from any part of the world. It’s unfair to say it originated from … Continue reading

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