Author Archives: Saumyadip

About Saumyadip

Science Communicator and Biologist. Keep interests in host-pathogen interaction research. Specifically bacterial infection mechanism, host infection evasion and immune susceptibility of host. Working as Senior Research Fellow at Thrombosis Research Institute, Bangalore.

MiTalk Episode 4: Basics of Hepatitis C Virology

Hepatitis is caused by the inflammation of the liver. The condition may also progress to cirrhosis or fibrosis and/or even liver cancer. Hepatitis is caused by an infection of virus, but apart from this causative agent toxic substances like alcohol … Continue reading

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Mesentery – The New Organ can now change the history of Human Anatomy

Although the scientific research is advancing in recent times there are many things which still remained unexplored. In biomysteries lets me introduce you to a new organ that remained unexplored. Researchers from Ireland identified a part of our digestive tract, … Continue reading

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Older than “Oldest Water Found” in Canada – Unfolds mystery about Life on Earth

“Where there is life there is hope” – it has been an important quote we use to deliver anything significant about “hope”. Similarly a biological mystery was brought near at Canada where scientists had came for the oldest water, has … Continue reading

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Wondered why some pink stuff growing in bathroom?

You probably have freaked out sometimes by seeing the mysterious pink streaks on toilet walls or bathtubs. But have you wondered what these are? In Biological Mysteries this is also a big question but with simple answer. The answer is … Continue reading

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Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize 2016 in medicine for his work on Autophagy

Video Courtesy: DW News Today is the day to draw red ring in the calendar. The Nobel Prize for 2016 in Medicine has been announced and has been awarded to 71years old, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries on how … Continue reading

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Pathogenetics behind RASopathies

RASopathies are group of genetic syndromes cased due to mutation in genes (somatic) in RAS/MAPK pathway. The possible syndromes include Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), Legius syndrome, Noonan syndrome (NS), Costello syndrome, autosomal dominant intellectual disability type five and many others. … Continue reading

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Ancient Civilization of Microbes who built ‘Lost City’, Not Greeks

Zykanthos is a Greek island in Ionian Sea and there are many stories about this lost city. It is the time when snorkelers discovered the ancient stonework and excavations in the bay off to this Greek island and government archaeologist … Continue reading

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Say hello to Microbes! MiTalk the Radio Show

Now it is from reading to listening. A leap ahead in science communication from writing about Microbiology and now speaking about Microbiology too. It was already under future objectives of We The Microbiologist forum. Our group was under discussion about how … Continue reading

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I support open access research! But why?

It has been a long debate between open access and restricted access of research. So what is open access? Simply it is free from all restrictions of copyright and licence. We often find some of the conference papers, research articles, … Continue reading

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Why vaccine run is slower than the epidemic spread of virus?

Are we aware? What is happening? Where are the vaccines that proved to be successful? Why Ebola vaccines are still under trial? Why are there success stories been proposed in research papers? I am sure that these questions are must … Continue reading

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