Prakash Singh Bisen

Jiwaji University

Professor P.S. Bisen, received PhD in 1972 and D.Sc. in 1981 from Jabalpur University, Jabalpur, India, guided 65 doctoral theses having 350 research publications and reviews to his credit in indexed international journals of repute with 12 international books (Springer, John Wiley, CRC Press and IntechOpen) on contemporary issues in Biological Sciences, served as Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Vice-Chancellor, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Direcor, Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, Director and Dean, JC Bose Institute of Life Sciences, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi and Principal Director and Advisor, Jaipur National University, Jaipur. He was a fellow of the UNESCO/UNDP/ ICRO and Hungarian Academy of Sciences at the Institute of Plant Physiology, Biological Research Center, Szeged, Hungary; U.S. National Science Foundation Fellow in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago and in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of California, Davis; UNESCO/ WHO fellow at the Institute of Microbiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Budejovika, Praha, Czechoslovakia; European Commission’s Marie Curie fellow at the Institute of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Lancaster, United Kingdom; and DAAD (German Academic Exchange Fellowship) fellow at the University of Bonn, Germany, awardees of First Indira Gandhi Fellowship for his outstanding work on environment conservation and management, National Overseas Associate ship of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, UGC Career Award, State Level Kailash Nath Katju Award of Government of Madhya Pradesh for contributions in Life Sciences. He was awarded the Life Time Professorship, the highest honor of Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, India. He has also worked as emeritus scientist (CSIR) at Defense Research Development Establishment, Defence Research Development Organization, Ministry of Defense, Government of India, Gwalior and is currently pursuing his research in the field of medical biotechnology as Advisor in the Institute of Medical Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jaipur with a research project on tuberculosis from Grand Challenges Canada, Govt. of Canada. Professor Bisen is the elected fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, for his enormous contributions to the field of biology. The diagnostic technology developed by Professor Bisen is unique in several respects and has received recognition worldwide. The technology has been patented in India, the United States, Europe, and Japan. He has served as the external scientific advisor to a Barcelona-based Spanish multinational company, Biokit, involved in the manufacturing of diagnostic kits and also serving as Scientific Adviser of an upcoming food industry, Tropilite Foods, based at Gwalior involved on probiotic research, food biotechnology and develops several innovative products for the food industry. Beijing Doing Institute of Translational Medicine Medical Group, China and Nan Yang Academy of Science Singapore appointed him as Senior Research Advisor.