Dr. Vani Rajashekaraiah is a Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), India. She has 18 years of teaching experience in molecular biology, genetics, and genetic engineering, and 21 years of research experience in hematology and oxidative stress biology. She has a doctoral degree in Zoology from Bangalore University, India. Her current research focus is on blood storage solutions and drug-induced thrombocytopenia. Her research achievements include 5 funded research projects, 38 publications in reputed journals with 502 citations, 28 conference presentations, and one patent published in India in 2020. She received a Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) fellowship in 2002, Seed Money to Young Scientists for Research from the Government of Karnataka in 2013, and the Jain University Achiever Award in 2015 and 2020 for quality research.