Ramen Saha

As the principal investigator of the laboratory, I 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 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 a seven 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