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This book explores the recent advancements in cutting-edge techniques and applications of Biotechnology. It provides an overview of prospects and applications while emphasizing modern, and emerging areas of Biotechnology. The chapters are dedicated to various field of Biotechnology including, genome editing, probiotics, in-silico drug designing, nanoparticles and its applications, molecular diagnostics, tissue engineering, cryopreservation, and antioxidants. It is useful for both academicians and researchers in the various disciplines of life sciences, agricultural sciences, medicine, and Biotechnology in Universities, Research Institutions, and Biotech companies. This book provides the readers with a comprehensive knowledge of topics in Genomics, Bionanotechnology, Drug Designing, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Food and Environmental Biotechnology. The chapters have been written with special reference to the latest developments in the frontier areas of Biotechnology that impacts the Biotech industries.
Dr. Suresh Kumar Gahlawat is presently working as Professor and Dean, Life Science at Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa, India. Renowned for his pioneering work in the field of Marine Biotechnology, Bacteriology and Virology he has published more than 60 manuscripts in various national and international peer-reviewed journals. He also serves as a referee for a number of International journals including International Journal of Aquaculture, Netherlands, and Journal of Applied Microbiology. In addition, he has chaired many national and international conferences, symposia, workshops and technical meetings. He has delivered a number of keynotes and invited lectures. He is an active member of various international scientific organizations and societies including Association of Microbiologist of India. Till now, he has authored more than 10 books and manuals in the field of Biotechnology and Fisheries. He is a recipient of several research, teaching and service awards, including DBT Overseas Associateship and Boyscasts fellowship.
Dr. Joginder Singh Duhan is presently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology at Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa, India. His primary research interests are focused on Microbial Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology, and Biological Nitrogen Fixation. With a research experience of more than 18 years, he has published more than 59 research articles in reputed national and international journals. He has been conferred with various prestigious awards including Young Scientist Award in the field of Agriculture Microbiology, and K.K. Nanda Award for the best research paper presentation. He is an active member of many societies including, Association of Microbiologist of India and The Indian Science Congress Association. He has delivered more than 9 invited lectures. He also serves as reviewer for various international journals notably Bioresources and Bioprocessing, British Microbiology Research Journal and African Journal of Biotechnology.
Dr. R. K. Salar is a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, India. He was awarded postdoctoral fellowship from the Ministry of Education, Slovakia to pursue postdoctoral research at Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava and also visited Japan, Norway, Austria, and Hungary for academic pursuits. With more than 20 years of research and teaching experience, his research interest is focused on Microbial Biotechnology. Dr. Salar received several R&D projects from UGC, New Delhi, HSCST, Chandigarh and DST, New Delhi. He was felicitated with King Abdullaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) award for best paper published in 3 Biotech journal published by Springer. He has published more than 70 research articles in various international and national peer-reviewed journals. He has supervised several Ph.D. and M.Phil. students for their research. Dr. Salar also serves as a referee for various international peer-reviewed journals published by Springer, Elsevier, Wiley-VCH and Taylor & Francis.
Dr. Priyanka Siwach is a Professor at Department of Biotechnology, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, India. Renowned for her pioneering work in Plant Biotechnology, she has published more than 40 research articles in various international and national peer-reviewed journals and is a co-author of 2 patents. She is a member of various scientific societies and associations including, Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Society for Domestic Animal Biodiversity, Association of Microbiologist (AMI), India and International Society of Applied Biology. She also serves as the reviewer for various international journals notably African journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology, Scientiae Horticulturae, and Journal of Wheat Research.
Dr. Suresh Kumar is presently working as Assistant Professor (Contract) at Department of Biotechnology, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, India. His research interest is focused on microbial and environmental biotechnology. Till now, he has published more than 17 research articles in various International and national peer-reviewed journals and delivered 3 lectures in different national and International conferences.
Dr. Pawan Kaur is an Assistant Professor (Contract) at Department of Biotechnology, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, India. Her research interest is focused on Bionanotechnology. Till now, she has published more than 14 research articles in various International and national peer reviewed Journals. In addition, she has presented her research work in various international and national conferences.