Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology provides a complete overview of recent developments and applications in molecular mycology. It serves as a comprehensive guide for the identification of fungi and the application of fungal biomolecules in agriculture, food, environment, and pharmaceutical sectors by providing detailed information about the application of molecular markers and bioinformatics tools for mycology.
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Devarajan Thangadurai, PhD
Assistant Professor, Karnatak University, Dharwad, South India
Devarajan Thangadurai, PhD, is Assistant Professor at Karnatak University in South India; President of the Society for Applied Biotechnology; and General Secretary for the Association for the Advancement of Biodiversity Science. In addition, Dr. Thangadurai is Editor-in-Chief of several journals, including Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bioengineering; Acta Biologica Indica; Biodiversity Research International; and the Asian Journal of Microbiology. He received his PhD in Botany from Sri Krishnadevaraya University in South India. During 2002–2004, he worked as CSIR Senior Research Fellow with funding from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. He served as Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Madeira, Portugal; University of Delhi, India; and ICAR National Research Centre for Banana, India. He is the recipient of the Best Young Scientist Award with a Gold Medal from Acharya Nagarjuna University and the VGST-SMYSR Young Scientist Award of the Government of Karnataka, Republic of India. He has edited/authored fifteen books including Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (3 vols.), Genes, Genomes and Genomics (2 vols.) and Mycorrhizal Biotechnology with publishers of national and international reputation.
Jeyabalan Sangeetha, PhD
UGC Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow, Karnatak University, Dharwad, South India
Jeyabalan Sangeetha, PhD, is a UGC Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow at Karnatak University, Dharwad, India. Dr. Sangeetha was the recipient of Tamil Nadu Government Scholarship and the Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship of University Grants Commission from the Government of India for her doctoral studies. She has published several articles on the effect of pollutants on the environment, and she has organized conferences, seminars, workshops, and lectures. Her main research interests are in the areas of environmental microbiology and environmental biotechnology, with particular emphasis on solid waste management, environmental impact assessment, and microbial degradation of hydrocarbons. Her scientific and community leadership has included serving as an editor for the journal Biodiversity Research International and acting as Secretary of the Society for Applied Biotechnology.
Muniswamy David, PhD
Professor, Karnatak University, Dharwad, South India
Muniswamy David obtained his PhD in Zoology from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, South India. He joined Karnatak University, Dharwad, South India, in 1995 as Assistant Professor and advanced to the rank of Full Professor of Zoology in 2012. He has vast teaching and research experience in the fields of ecotoxicology, molecular toxicology, microbial remediation of xenobiotics, and fishery biology. He has published more than 80 papers in national and internationally reputed journals. He was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship by the University Grant Commission, New Delhi, India, and also awarded as “Scientist of the Year–2013” from the National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi, India. He has successfully handled three major research projects funded by UGC, DST-SERB and Hutti Gold Mines Pvt. Ltd., Karnataka.
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