The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Virtual Festival
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Shubha Tole

Researcher, India

Shubha Tole obtained her BSc from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai (1987), an MSc (1991) and PhD (1994) from Caltech, USA. She was a postdoc at the University of Chicago, and then joined the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, India as a faculty member in 1999.

Tole has been awarded the Infosys prize for Life Sciences (2014), the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award (2010); the Research Award for Innovation in Neurosciences (RAIN) by the Society for Neuroscience (2008), and a Wellcome Trust Senior International Fellowship (1999). She is a fellow of all three Indian scientific academies (INSA, IAS, NAS).


The Circuits Of Sensation : Bringing The World To Your Brain

  • 19th November
  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Shubha Tole talks about the development of this sensory pathway, the circuitry that controls how we experience the world. 

Shubha Tole


  • 22nd November
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

How The Brain Learns And Remembers.
David Eagleman in conversation with Shubha Tole.

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