3CAREERS GREAT UP­STAGED

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No­bel lau­re­ates, still made me ner­vous,” says Nikhil J Joshi, who joined Cal­tech’s bi­ol­ogy / com­pu­ta­tion and neu­ral sys­tems divi­sion as post­doc­toral fel­low about seven months ago.

“I am com­pletely over­whelmed by the ded­i­ca­tion and hon­esty (of the stu­dent) to­wards good sci­ence, and am­ple pos­i­tive at­ti­tude and con­fi­dence in find­ing so­lu­tions, ir­re­spec­tive of the tough­ness of the prob­lem. You might know that Cal­tech works purely via trust­ing an hon­our code and very lit­tle by im­posed vig­i­lance. It helps de­velop a fresh, friendly and com­fort­able, but sin­cere at­mos­phere. Here in my lab, we like chal­leng­ing each other, query­ing about each thought or con­cept. And, that’s the way we all co­e­volve healthy!”

“It makes me im­mensely proud to be at THE best in­sti­tute, at the rise of one’s

Ju­bi­lant: Isn’t it a heady feel­ing to study at an in­sti­tute ranked No 1 glob­ally?

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