1. Five years research experience in analysis of seawater quality parameters, and collection, identification and culture of marine microalgae (phytoplankton). 2. Two year research experience in bioactive compounds in marine microalgae, macroalgae and marine actinomycetes. 3. Actively participated in the cruises for the collection of water and plankton samples for nutrient and population analysis in DOD research Vessels, and ORV Sagar Pachimi Vessel, Govt. of India.