Dr Vijaya Kumar Nalla studied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at National Institute of Plant Genome Research, JNU Campus, New Delhi, India and got awarded PhD in the year 2010. His doctoral research involves checking pathogenesis of fungal genes. After graduating he joined the Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, a constituent college of University of Delhi in the year 2010. He has extensive teaching and research experience in the aspects of environment, plant and microbiological sciences. He published 8 research papers of international repute and 5 book chapters to his credit and presented research work in several conferences.