Dr. Kailash Choudhary, presently Director at Life Science Institute for Advanced Studies, Pune (Maha.). He has been former Assistant professor of Botany and Biotechnology, at Lachoo Memorial College of science and technology (Autonomous), Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He is actively involved in teaching and research for the last 15 years on different aspects of Botany and Biotechnology. Dr. Choudhary was born in Jodhpur and completed his school from Jodhpur followed by Bachelor in Science and then Masters in Botany, in 2000 from Jai Narian Vyas University securing Gold Medal. In June 2006 he completed his Ph.D degree on "Somatic Cell genetics and cloning in Acacia and Vigna Species". In 2004 he joined Lachoo Memorial College, Jodhpur where he continued to serve as Assistant Professor in Department of Botany and Biotechnology. Dr Choudhary has been the recipient of several honours and awards. He secured All India rank 1 in prestigious CSIR NET JRF exam of Country for 10 consecutive time. He also cleared GATE lifesciences with top rank. He has cleared ARS-NET, ICMR-JRF and Rajasthan SET exams. He is imparting guidance to NET and GATE Lifesciences/Biotechnology aspirants from last 12 years at IFAS Jodhpur and over 1500 students have qualified various national level exams in stream of lifescience. He has published around 23 articles, reviews, book and conference chapters, including nearly 20 original research articles in National and International peer reviewed Journals. His areas of interest include Conservation Biology, Plant Physiology and Biotechnology especially Plant Tissue Culture and Science and Society Related Programmes in the context of the Indian Thar Desert Region.
Dr. R.P. Saran is presently working as Assistant Professor in Zoology at Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan). He did his M.Sc. in Zoology from Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) in the year 2005 with specialization in cell biology. He was throughout first class in studies up to M.Sc. He has cleared many national level exams like UGC-CSIR NET, GATE lifesciences, SET lifesciences. He is engaged in researches on threatened bird species of India with special emphasis on vultures, cytotoxicity of veterinary drugs on avian fauna and trophic transfer of nanoparticles and organic pollutants. At present he is involved in teaching - diversity among animal forms, animal physiology, Immunology, Developmental biology, Animal behaviour and biological evolution.
Dr. Ramesh Raliya research is in the area of nanoparticle technology and its application in bio-interface. With expertise in advanced functional nanomaterial synthesis using biological, chemical and aerosol route, he is interested in the use of nanomaterials in fields like biomedical engineering and plant science. He is also interested in addressing the long-term consequences of nanoparticles on human health. He is currently a research scientist at the Nano Research Facility, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, USA. Prior to this, he was a research associate at the National Agriculture Innovation Project of Nanotechnology at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur.
Dr. Raliya has an interdisciplinary academic and research background. He earned his bachelor in Bioscience and Masters in Biotechnology from the Department of Botany, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the same university while doing research in nano-biotechnology at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, India. Raliya qualified several national level competitive exams in India, notably CSIR-NET, ASRB-NET, ASRB and BARC-Scientist B level entry test. His research and teaching areas includes Nano-biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Energy and Environment, Plant Science, Aerosol Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering.