Pankaj Satapathy


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  • Organization
    Universal Service Organization

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    My area of interest is molecular plant biology. I am interested in genome editing technology and plant markers in which I have previous experience. I would also like to work on agribiotechnology.

  • Profile Question 1
    When and why did you decide to go into a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    After my 10th standard I decided to go into science as a career. My main reason for choosing this career is to improve the livelihood of farmers by educating them with latest development in plant science.

  • Profile Question 2
    What is a typical day like for you?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    My typical day would be learning a new thing and investigating further about it.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    My favorite plant is Capsicum annum which I have worked and had a deep knowledge of it. Initially I never liked Capsicum but when I learned about it then I could understand how nice and beautiful it is. I also learned the health benefits of it and its importance in food.

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  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?

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