THE EMERGENCE OF GYAN BINDU ACADEMY WAS SERENDIPITOUS – Dr. Poonam Sharma, Director, Founder, Gyan Bindu Academy Pvt. Ltd.
Dr Poonam Sharma studied at Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi and successfully obtained her M. Phil. and Ph.D. from there in 2000. She has published over a dozen of research papers and review articles in several referred and reputed national and international journals. She has attended several national and international conferences/seminars related to her area of academic research interests. She has already published eight books while another two are in the press. She is the Founder and Director of Gyan Bindu Academy Pvt. Ltd., a 2005 start up which has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years into India’s top Life Sciences/Biosciences study assistance services provider
May 2018 | We arranged a talk with CEO of India’s pioneer biotech company built on stem cell based technologies at Hyderabad, India. She talks about current govt. regulations and business revenue generation of Stem cell industry. Recently govt. has also decided to frame Stem Cell therapy guidelines with high possibility to bring it in the gamut of healthcare industry. The purpose of this talk is to share the experience of leaders of this niche biotech business and to help next generation entrepreneurs understand the nuances to take risks and stay motivated.
INTERVIEW – Professor Ramareddy V Guntaka
Published in November 2016
Dr. Ramareddy’s research background was strengthened in the field of Microbiology. He earned his Ph.D in Microbiology from Kansas State University, Manhattan in (1970). He was graduated with B.Sc in Chemistry and Biology, A.N.R. College, Gudivada, India. Dr. Ramareddy got his M.Sc in Microbiology from U.P. Agricultural University, Pantnagar, U.P., India (1965).
INTERVIEW – PROF N K GANGULY
Published in August 2016 Issue
Padma Bhushan 2008,Former DG-ICMR, Fellow- IASc, INSA, NASI
Acting Director, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
President, National Academy of Medical Science, Immunology Foundation and Yakult Probiotic Foundation.
INTERVIEW – Dr Ramaraj(Raj) Boopathy
Published in March 2016 Issue
Alcee Fortier Distinguished Service Professor, John Brady Endowed Professor in Biological Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences, Nicholls State University.
Dr Boopathy discovered a way to convert TNT into vinegar and landed his ‘‘first real job’’ with the department
of Energy in Chicago. In time, the lack of job security associated with governmental policy changes every two years led the biologists to seek a stable, permanent faculty position in higher education.
INTERVIEW – PROFESSOR M S SWAMINATHAN – THE FATHER OF INDIAN GREEN REVOLUTION
Published in Januray 2016 Issue
Padma Shri (1967), Padma Bhushan (1972), Padma Vibhushan (1989), First World Food Prize (1987)
Fellow FRS, NASc, INSA, IASc, AAAS, WIF, Currently, UNESCO – Cousteau Professor in Ecotechnology & Chairman, M S Swaminathan Reasearch Foundation (MSSRF)
Professor M S Swaminathan- The Father of Indian Green Revolution
Wikipedia Profile of Prof M S Swaminathan
INTERVIEW – Prof Ashok Pandey
Published in November 2015
Chief Scientist and Head, Dept. of Biotechnology and Biofuels Division, CSIR- NIIST
Founding Member, BRSI
INTERVIEW – Prof S M Hadi
Published in October 2015 Issue
Emeritus Professor, Aligarh Muslim University
INTERVIEW – Prof Kambadur Muralidhar
Published in August 2015 Issue
Honorary Professor, South Asian University, JC Bose National Fellow, Fellow- IASc, INSA, NASI
INTERVIEW – Dr. Datta Madamwar
Published in May 2015 Issue
HOD, BRDB, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat.
What we face problem is most of the people these days are on internet, they try to get information through internet. Students really don’t go in depth and they look for short term achievements. Even for writing the articles, they go mobile and pick selected some lines, where they lack writing practices. If they try to do writing on their own with a pen that would be better.
INTERVIEW Dr. Kartik Chandran
Published in February 2015 Issue
Asst. Prof, Coloumbia University.In an interview with Biotech Express, Dr Kartik Chandran talks about how he got his start and reveals how to make a successful career after studies. He is a true inspiration for budding talent of India. The India born US scientist Dr. K Chandran is known in the field of environmental biotechnology for his achievements and contributions for the society.
INTERVIEW – Prof Indu Shekhar Thakur
Published in January 2014 Issue
Dean, SES, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Our Indian community should come forward to know the problems and technology available to combat the environmental problems. Environmental Sciences must become the subject from primary level to higher studies. If everyone shows concern to protect our environment then we can solve the problems like ‘global warming’.
VIDEO – INTERVIEWS
BioTalk- Dr Bharat B Aggarwal by Dr Sunil Kaul and Dr Renu
Available on Youtube
Professor Bharat B. Aggarwal, PhD, earned his doctorate and completed postdoctoral fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, before working for 10 years with Genentech, Inc, a biotechnology company. While with Genetech, Aggarwal isolated and determined the structure for the first time of 2 essential components of the immune system that he identified as tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and TNF-beta.