Dr Sorina Popescu is a professor of Molecular Biology in the department of Genetic Engineering, at Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine 'King Michael I” from Timisoara, Romania. For 20 years she been teaching and doing research in the field of plant and microorganism’s molecular biology, food authenticity and genetic engineering. She published more than 80 scientific articles. She was a single author on three books ('Molecular Biology', 'Molecular Markers and Molecular Biology' and 'Genomic Development') and a co-author on other four books. She has coordinated one international and three national grants focused on molecular investigation in the field of plant and microorganisms genetics. The applications of the life sciences in different domains have been a constant in Dr Popescu\'s work.