In her inaugural address, Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Founder-Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon India Pvt. Ltd.) described Boston and Bangalore as cities that naturally gravitate towards innovation and science.
The 25 workshop participants are from all over India and represent research backgrounds ranging from pharmacology to rice genomics. The intensive two-week workshop includes daily lectures and hands-on sessions, culminating in a valedictory event featuring a key note by Dr. VijayRaghavan (Secretary of Department of Biotechnology, India.)
"My recommendation for anyone applying to Seed for Change is to get feedback from as many people as possible, at all stages of the project. Even if someone is not an expert in your field, they may be able to offer you valuable insight. Each time Sakhi received feedback, we streamlined the project pitch. Feedback shapes your priorities and reveals what about your project makes sense and seems possible."
Sutopa Dasgupta, Ph.D candidate in South Asian Studies
Jinah Kim’s Women in South Asian Art seminar group took over Harvard LMSAI’s Instagram account for the week. Dr. Kim, Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, has curated an exhibition as part of the course, at the Harvard Art Museums - it is available to view until January 7, 2017.