YIM Advisors

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Prof. Raghunath A. Mashelkar

(National Research Professor & Former Director General CSIR India)

Reflection on Annual YIM Meeting:

“It is always great to be an Indian, but now it is great to be in India. I am excited and proud to see YIM Boston catalyzing a radical movement of brain drain to brain gain for India. After all, it is by getting the best of Indian minds back to India that we can create the new India of our dreams.”

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Prof. Inder Verma

Professor, Salk Institute for biological studies
American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology
Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Exemplary Life Science

Reflection on Annual YIM Meeting:

“Though structural changes will take time to implement, India is taking initiatives to change the way science is administered. We need to bring back much more of our young talent from the US to India if we need to succeed in a long run. Exciting to see the influence of organizations such as YIM Boston to catalyze this brain drain to brain gain for India.”

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Dr. Shiladitya Sengupta

Asst. Professor of Medicine and Health Sciences and Technology, MIT
Harvard Medical School
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Reflection on Annual YIM Meeting:

“Despite the often quoted challenges of bureaucracy and poor infrastructure, there are possibilities in doing high quality science in India. It is possible to change the rules of the game by the young scientists returning to India”