Science on tap baner balewadi
Humans: who are we?How does development of a single cell into the complex mixture of trillions of cells that goes on making a human must remain one of the most philosophical questions of our times. Moreover, we are not our cells alone – we act as hosts to even larger number of microbial cells. Have you ever wondered how a human being develops from a single cell into the huge complex mixture of different cells? Or what are the bacteria that we host in and on our body, and the influence of these bacteria on all the physiological processes – including our thinking? If yes, come to our next talk, given by Dr. Shekhar Mande, the director of the National Center for Cell Science, Pune and a winner of the highest scientific award in India, the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize. He will take you on a journey through our bodies and show you the secrets of the microbes that make us who we are.