Dr. V.Duraipandiyan, is Botany and ethnopharmacology graduated from University of Madras, Chennai. He has published many articles in the peer reviewed journal. He worked as scientist at Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, and University of Madras. At present he is working as Research Professor at Department of Botany and Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He is very interested in anticancer, antidiabetic and antimycobacterial drug discovery from plants and microbes.