INTO THEIR MINDS
Into Their Stories
We hope his journey has inspired you to be passionate in what you pursue, be resourceful under changing circumstances and to keep some side projects that give you joy.
“The happiest moment in my life was the birth of my son. Then getting the job.[at IISER]”
“I really enjoy working in the lab and this is where I am the happiest”.
"At 16, if you get to know that you can't have a burger, pizza, Coca Cola, can't party with your friends, at that age you will not accept it. Over all that, you have to take insulin."
Pradeep Kumar is a lab technician in the School of Chemistry at IISER TVM and his journey is emblematic of the highs and lows of a career in science.
"I should be in control of my diabetes; diabetes shouldn't be in control of me."
“Diabetes is not a disease, it is a condition”.
“What started with just 14 students in a transit campus has now grown into a lovely campus with numerous facilities and scores of students from diverse backgrounds”.
“It’s a joy to recognize students and to even remember everyone’s name and I get so much affection from all the students”.
“It’s like your body is autonomous, but I am on manual mode.”