Biplab Bose

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 1 Follower | @biplabbose | Biologist at IIT Guwahati; interested in science, science policy, and politics. 

FlowPy: from code to software

Cheers!! FlowPy, the software that we developed, got three citations in published papers (PMID: 26116575, PMID: 27253695 & 27084942).<p>It started as a …

Reject, minor, major revision and the fourth option

Once a reviewer of one of our papers wrote that she/he did not understand our mathematical model. That's a honest submission. No one expect that …

Everybody loves an anti-cancer drug

There are over 19000 papers, published till date, with the word <i>anti-cancer</i> in title or abstract. Over the years, funding for research on newer …

The Hidden Data: let's share & recycle it

Riding the success of Open Access, demand for Open Data is gaining momentum. Scientists do experiments, collect data, analyse those and draw …

Refresh MathBio 101 with Zika

By now, you must have got introduced to Zika. May have also heard the heart-wrenching stories of children born with small head. They call it …

Teaching Biology Differently: Teaching The Design Principles

I used to hate biology in school and even in college. I used to hate it for all those difficult-to-pronounce names and lengthy descriptions. …

Anti-social media

Winter is closing. The primary conference season, here in India, is almost over by now. Conferences are for academic socialisation. You make new …