Dr Anmol Chandele, assistant professor (Adjunct), Emory Vaccine Center, New Delhi
Q: Why did you pursue biotechnology as a career choice?
A: Biotechnology-based research is currently being used extensively to assist in the development of technologies, therapeutics and vaccines that are required for betterment of human health and society. I find this very exciting and thus selected and continued to pursue a career in biotechnology.
Q:Do you feel contented now, having opted this career?
A:My research work is essentially translational with the hope to find a cure or a better vaccine for diseases that have plagued the under-developed and developing world for centuries. It is a very emotionally and mentally satisfying career option. My current position at the ICGEB-Emory Global Vaccine center gives me the unique opportunity to strengthen ties within India and also work across geographical boundaries.
Q: Is biotechnology a good option for career growth in women?