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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.