Mr Ashish Dhyani did MSc in Microbiology from S.G.R.R Institute of Technology and Science, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India in 2013. He then joined the research group of Dr Anita Pandey as Research Fellow in the project entitled “Extremophiles from Himalaya: ecological resilience and biotechnological applications” at G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development, Kosi- Katarmal, Almora, Uttarakhand, India. Presently, he is working in the project ''Establishment and conservation of Ginkgo biloba and Taxus wallichiana using microbial technology: Field evaluation'' at the same Institute. He is also perusing his PhD in Biotechnology and has published 3 research papers in peer-reviewed Journals.