Riyaz Ahmad Rather
Riyaz Ahmad Rather, Ph.D., is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Biotechnology, School of Natural and Computational Sciences, Wachemo University, Hossana, Ethiopia. Dr. Rather obtained his Ph.D. in Medical Biotechnology at VELS University, Chennai, India. His Ph.D. thesis concerned the elucidation of molecular mechanisms of action of various antioxidants as anti-cancer and anti-fungal agents in cancer genesis. He is the author of two books and has contributed many book chapters and journal articles on medical and molecular diagnostics. He is a member of various scientific organizations including the Biologists Forum of India, the Association of Basic Medical Scientists, and the European Atherosclerosis Society. Dr. Rather is the recipient of various awards including SGRF and EAS awards, among others.