Dipali Srivastava is a Senior research fellow in Genetics and Molecular Biology Division, working under the supervision of Dr. Debasis Chakrabarty (Sr. Scientist) at CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, India. She had her M.Sc. degree (Biotechnology) from Department of Biotechnology, CSJM University of Kanpur, India. She also qualified CSIR NET-Lectureship in the year 2015. She possesses excellent knowledge and technical experience in the area of Plant molecular biology. With her sound knowledge of scientific writing she earned two international publications. Presently her work is to improve the adaptability of the crop to drought conditions, by developing transgenic rice, which shall be able to cope with drought conditions before grain filling in rice.