Dr. K. P. Ramesha Ph.D., obtained B.V.Sc. and M.V.Sc. degrees from the Veterinary College, University of Agriculture Sciences, Bangalore. He obtained Ph.D. degree from NDRI, Karnal in 1991 for his work on sperm chromosomes of bovines. He worked from 1991 to 2004 at NDRI, Karnal and Bangalore in the area of embryo biotechnology and livestock genomics. During the period 2004-09 he worked at NRC on Yak, Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh and contributed for understanding of yak genetics and breeding for which he was awarded Fakrudhin Ali Ahmed Award by ICAR, New Delhi. Since February 2010 he is working as Principal Scientist at southern campus of NDRI in the area of bovine genomics. He has successfully completed 19 research projects funded by DBT, NATP, Karnataka Government and NDDB. His current area of research includes livestock genomics, innate immunity and IPR issues.
Dr. Ranjana Pal Ph.D., obtained her Ph.D. degree in Life Sciences from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She was a postdoctoral researcher in the McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at Presidency University, Kolkata. Her research interests include biomarkers study for early detection of breast cancer, target identification for therapeutic intervention and identification of signaling pathways affected in drug resistant tumors. Also in integration of multiplatform data sets collected from tissue samples obtained from individual patients.
Ravinder Kumar obtained his M.Sc. degree in Biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IITB), Bombay. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. degree at IITB. His thesis work involves comparative proteomic analysis of budding yeast under-going mitosis and meisois to identify proteins which express differentially in these two type of cell cycles.