Research scholars from TIGS train with various labs in the University of California campuses. After spending a few years at a UC campus, they return to continue their research work at the India campus.
Saveetha Meganathan is working towards creating a rigorous and robust practice of bioethics in the context of India and exploring the dissemination of scientific knowledge among differently literate communities. Her work predominantly entails research on the process of seeking consent from communities to run crucially benefitting scientific research programs, thereby attaining social inclusion to scientific advancements. She works in the Institute for Practice Ethics at UC San Diego.