Dr. Orlex B. Yllano is Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology, College of Science and Technology, Adventist University of the Philippines, Cavite, Philippines. He holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and did post-graduate research in Japan, Thailand, and the USA. Dr. Yllano has published papers on crop molecular biology and biotechnology, plant biology, environmental toxicology, bioremediation, and conservation genetics. He has mentored many graduate and undergraduate thesis students. He has published research papers in Scopus/ISI indexed journals. He has co-authored several books, which are now available on Amazon. Dr. Yllano is affiliated with national and international scientific societies. He serves as an editorial board member of an open-source journal and reviewer of SCOPUS Indexed journals. He is a recipient of several research and academic awards. Above all, he has the passion for research, teaching, and mentoring.