Dr. M. Serajuddin is presently a Professor in the Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, U.P., India. He is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of India and Academy of Environmental Biology. He has received several awards of national and international reputes. He has been involved in research and teaching for over 25 years in fish biology, prevention of cancer through fish lipids, and fish biodiversity. Dr. Serajuddin acted as Principal Investigator for major research projects funded by the Government of India. He has supervised 15 Ph.D. students in zoology. He has to his credit more than 80 original research papers in peer-reviewed journals of national and international repute. He has also edited 6 books bearing ISBN numbers.