The Science Setu Programme at inStem is entitled “Discovering Possibilities” and aims to build awareness about the importance of science in our lives and through engagements with practitioners, showcases the excitement, the challenges as well as the opportunities arising from a career in science. Science Setu at inStem covers research in contemporary areas, highlighting key outcomes in basic research, clinical translation and industry in the country. Virtual lab visits and lectures are planned as well as discussions on career opportunities for participating UG and PG students. When the situation permits, these will be extended to open days at inStem. Each webinar covers a topic in a manner accessible to college students and apart from contemporary cutting-edge research, involves colleagues who have faced challenges and success in allied areas such as science journalism, publishing, communications, history of science etc. The programme will include interactions with established leaders in Industry as well as innovators and heads of technical hubs in the city and beyond. The programme is organised under the aegis of the Atmanirbhar Bharat, India@75 campaign. Contact email:

Speaker: Dr. Ullas Kolthur, Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Mumbai And Hyderabad, Dated: 23.07.2022

Speaker: Dr. Sabuj Bhattacharya, DBT-inStem and Sonal Katyal, Ncbs-tifr, Bangalore, Dated: 02.07.2022

Speaker: Dr. Minhaj Sirajuddin, DBT-inStem, Bangalore, Dated: 18.06.2022

Speaker: Dr. Srikala Raghavan, A*STAR, Singapore, Dated: 04.06.2022

Speaker: Dr. Jitender Giri, DBT-NIPGR, New Delhi, Dated: 21.05.2022

Speaker: Dr. Tina Mukherjee, DBT-inStem, Bangalore, Dated:07.05.2022

Speaker: Dr. Jyothilakshmi Vadassery, NIPGR, New Delhi Dated:23.04.2022

Speaker: Dr. Radhika Venkatesan, IISER Kolkata Dated:09.04.2022

Speaker: Dr. Anna George, THSTI, Faridabad Dated:19.03.2022

Speaker: Dr. Chitra P, Strand Life Sciences, Bengaluru Dated:05.03.2022

Speaker: Dr. Pushkar Sharma, NII, New Delhi Dated:19.02.2022

Speaker: Dr. Vinay K. Nandicoori, CCMB, Hyderabad Dated:05.02.2022

Speaker: Prof. Udaykumar Ranga, JNCASR, Bangalore Dated:22.01.2022

Speaker: Dr. Sunil Laxman, DBT-inStem, Bangalore Dated:08.01.2022

Speaker: Prof. Maneesha Inamdar, JNCASR, Bangalore Dated:18.12.2021

Speaker: Dr. Kalaivani Ganesan & Dr. Karthikeya, DBT, GoI dated:04.12.2021

Speaker: Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, C-CAMP, Bangalore dated:20.11.2021

Speaker: Dr. Deepti Trivedi , NCBS-TIFR, Bangalore dated:06.11.2021

Speaker: Prof. M S Sheshshayee , UAS, Bangalore dated:23.10.2021

Speaker: DR.P V Shivaprasad, NCBS-TIFR dated:09.10.2021

Speaker: Dr. Shaji R V, CMC Vellore, CSCR, InStem dated:18.09.2021

Speaker: Dr. Biju Viswanath, NIMHANS dated:04.09.2021

Speaker: Dr. Arvind Ramanathan dated 21.08.2021

Speaker: Dr. Colin Jamora dated 07.08.2021

Speaker: Dr. Dimple Notani dated:17.07.2021

Speaker:Dr.Bhavana Muralidharan dated:05.06.2021