Rajiv Kumar completed his Ph.D. from National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, India. He is currently a Scientist at CSIR- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India. He has completed his M.Sc in Biotechnology from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, India, in the year 2008. He has completed his B.Sc in Zoology from Pandit Ugam Pandey College, Motihari, Bihar, India, in the year 2004. Dr. Kumar has Experimental skills which include Plant molecular biology, Proteomics, Plant adaptation. He has published around 10 papers in various international journals.