Editor Name: Dr. Murali Mohan Challa
Educational Qualification: Ph.D.
Designation: Professor and Board of studies Chairman at GITAM Institute of Technology, India.
Department: Department of Biotechnology
University: GITAM University
Research Interest: Bioactive compounds - Isolation and characterization antimicrobial, anti-diabetic and anticancer compounds from medicinal plants and microbes. Chitin, chitosan and other biomedical compounds extraction from shrimp and fish waste using microbial methods Biological Control - Entompathogenic fungal Biopesticide Development against agricultural and domestic pests and their Biochemical & Molecular Characterization. Development of biochemical pesticides.
Biography: Murali Mohan is currently working as a professor and chairman, Board of studies in the department of Biotechnology at GITAM Institute of Technology, GITAM University, India. He completed his Ph.D. during the year 2003 from Andhra University, India. He got his Master of Science degree in the department of Biochemistry from Andhra University, India during the year 1994. He is a member of Life member of The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata; Life member of The Society of Biological Chemists, India; Member, Entomological Society of America, USA – 2014-15. He has authored 33 peer-reviewed papers, 2 review papers, 1 book chapters, 1 edited book and filled 2 patents.