Ramen Saha

As the principal investigator of our laboratory, I get to wear several hats: a scientist, a teacher, a manager, an accountant, an administrator etc. My favorite role though is being the 'truth seeker', where I get to pursue enigmatic neurobiological processes with the zeal of a kid in a candy store. I'm very proud of my hardworking research team and its immense potential. On the personal front, I'm the proud dad of an eight year old who knows that our brain is the most important part of our body because 'it can not be replaced'.

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One word that describes me mostly: Curious

Ideal vacation destination: Antarctica (to hang out with Emperor penguins)

What would I be if I were not a scientist? A vagabond

Favorite scientist of all time: Rosalind Franklin

Favorite human being of all time: My son

Favorite book: Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance. By Robert Pirsig

Favorite movie: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Favorite scientific quote:  “The real purpose of the scientific method is to make sure nature hasn’t misled you into thinking you know something you actually don’t.” ~ Robert Pirsig

Favorite all time quote: If they answer not to thy call, walk alone...” ~Rabindranath Tagore