We received the Har Gobind Khorana Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) from Dr. Harsh Vardhan ji, Minister of Health, Government of India at the 34th DBT Foundation Day program.

Huge moment for our young group!

February 26, 2020

Karishma shared her unique path in science and life as an Indian Physician-Scientist at the Developing Indian Physician-Scientists (DIPS) workshop at CSIR-IGIB, New Delhi. Wonderful experience interacting with India's brightest and bravest medical students!

Thank you CSIR-IGIB and India Alliance for the opportunity.

February 21, 2020

Women in STEM Summit in New Delhi in January 2020.

Thank you DBT and DST for the opportunity.

Dr. Karishma S Kaushik shared her thoughts and experiences with leveraging Social Media as a professional tool!

'All the light bulbs that did not work', Nature India (2020)

Dr. Karishma S Kaushik shares career milestones that did not make it to her curriculum vitae!

We celebrated Snehal and Vandana's birthdays and the IYBA grant (January 2020)

Winter in Pune, India is crisp and beautiful!

Dr. Karishma S Kaushik shared her thoughts on gender diversity in academia and approaches that women can take to shape their careers. A wonderful discussion and experience!

India Science Festival, IISER, Pune on January 12th, 2019.

Dr. Karishma S Kaushik shared her experiences on academic opportunities for young PIs at the 3rd National Post Doc Symposium at IISER, Pune on December 11th, 2019.

Thank you to the organizers' for the opportunity!

Dr. Karishma S Kaushik has received the

Har Gobind Khorana Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) 2019 from the

Department of Biotechnology, GoI

November 12, 2019

Vandana and Devyani at the National Research Scholars' Meet (NRSM) at Navi Mumbai.

We are happy we could attend this unique meet for young scholars'!

December 5, 2019

Utkarsha and Rutuja attended and presented our work at the 5th International Conference for Translational Research (ICTR) at NCCS, Pune.

We are proud of our integrated Masters' students !

November 8, 2019


We are looking for one highly-motivated senior bachelors' or masters student to work on a PROJECT MANAGEMENT internship in Pune for a clinical project!

Check out this link for more information and get in touch with us!

(this position has been filled)

Snehal and Vandana attended and represented our lab at the 5th Communicating Research out of the Lab Workshop at NCCS, Pune.

October 18, 2019

Check out our Career Story in Nature Careers!

October 18, 2019

Presenting our work at Eurobiofilms 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Snehal Kadam and Karishma Kaushik received travel funding from CSIR and SERB for Eurobiofilms 2019. Thank you CSIR and SERB!

September 3 - 6, 2019

We shared our thoughts with Nature INDIA on the impact of impact factor-driven research in India !

Read it here

August 2, 2019

Read our latest thought article on Social Media and Indian science !

Find it here

June 24, 2019

We have been featured in Nature Medicine !

Find it here

June 6, 2019

We have a new collaborative review on chemical and biological methods to identify microbes published ! (Microorganisms)

Find it here

May 9, 2019

Our first review paper is published in a special issue on Biofilms in Wounds: New Advances in Therapy and in Healing Management! (Biomedicines)

Find it here

April 28, 2019

Dr. Kaushik attended the IndiaBioscience Young Investigator Meeting (YIM) 2019 at Guwahati, Assam and presented our work!

March 5 - 8, 2019

Oh, such beauties! Skin cells in confluence.

Jan 20, 2019

Putting cells to work! - November 27, 2018

New toys have arrived! - October 5, 2018

'Chronic Wound Infection Model Systems' at Inaugural Lecture, Student Microbiology Association, Abasaheb Garware College, Pune. - July 6, 2018

Excellent audience questions - future of Indian science is in good hands!


WE are on Twitter!

How has YIM impacted your scientific journey? February 2020

Karishma shared her thoughts with IndiaBioscience on the impact of the Ypung Investigator Meeting 2019 in Guwahati, Assam, India on her return to India journey! Read on for some intersting insights!