Professor of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India.
Bechan Sharma is presently working as a professor/Ex-chairman, Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, India. He completed his higher education from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He carried out his doctoral research at Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India. Prior to joining at University of Allahabad, he worked at Sher Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology, Srinagar, Kashmir (J&K) as an Assistant Professor (Veterinary Biochemistry) and Dr. RML Avadh University Ayodhya-UP as a Reader (Biochemistry). The area of his research interests includes Molecular Biology, Tropical Diseases, Phytochemistry and Toxicology. With 32 years of teaching and 37 years of research experience in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/ Environmental Sciences, he has served in different capacities for many academic and administrative bodies of many universities and institutions. He has received several awards honors and medals. He has produced 13 PhDs and mentored 7 postdoctoral research fellows. He is member/life member of various national/international scientific societies and attended many symposia/conferences in India and abroad. He has published more than 225 research papers, 5 books, 46 book chapters, 5 editorials, 3 molecular methods and several popular scientific articles in many peer reviewed journals of national and international repute.