Aarathi Prasad

Scientist

Aarathi Prasad was born in London to an Indian mother and a Trinidadian father and was educated in the West Indies and the UK. After a PhD in genetics, she worked in research, science policy and communication, presenting documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic and the Discovery Channel. She is the author of Like A Virgin: How Science is Redesigning the Rules of Sex, and In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room: Travels through Indian Medicine. She works at University College London.