Prof. R.K.Das, former Professor, Department of Life Science, Sambalpur University, obtained his M.Sc and PhD in Zoology from Kalyani University and Post doctorate from UK. He has more than 35 years of teaching and research experience in the field of cytogenetic and Molecular Biology. To his credit he has more than 50 research papers in various national and international journals. Presently professor Das is working as Visiting Professor, Biotechnology in MITS School of Biotechnology since 2008 and actively engaged in teaching B.Sc and M.Sc. Biotechnology students.