Vijai Kumar Gupta


Dr. Vijai Kumar Gupta, is currently working as Lead Researcher at MGBG, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. His areas of research and work expertise are: Fungal Biology & Biotechnology, Bio-fuels & Bioenergy Research, Plant-Microbial Interactions and Microbial Biotechnology.

He is a Fellow of The Linnaean Society, London, UK; Fellow of Hind Agri Society, India and Fellow of International Society of Contemporary Biologist, India. He has been honoured with several awards including the well respected Indian ICAR Senior Research Fellowship, Indian Young Scientist Award-2009 and most recently the Special Achievement Award-2014.

He has broad experience of scientific and technical editorship, including several books that he has edited for publishers such as Wiley-Blackwell; CRC Press; Springer; Elsevier; Nova Science Publisher; and CABI. In addition he serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Fungal Biology (Springer, USA), and Biofuels and Bio-refineries (Springer, Germany); a Senior Editor of Fungal Biology and Biotechnology, BioMed Central (UK); BMC Microbiology; Frontier Journals; Mycosphere and Journal of Experimental Biology.

Biochemistry Biodiversity Biotechnology Molecular Biology Mycology Plant Science

Past or current institution affiliations

Work details

Senior Scientist

Tallinn University of Technology
November 2016
Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, ERA Chair of Green Chemistry, School of Science, TALLINN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, Akadeemia tee 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia

Lead Researcher

NUI Galway, Ireland
July 2010 - November 2016
Molecular Glyobiotechnology Group, Department of Biochemistry School of Natural Sciences


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