Vijai Kumar Gupta

Post Doctoral Researcher Ph.D.

Contact Details

Lead Researcher (EI-ReNew)
Biochemistry
136, Lower Benbaun Wing
Molecular Glyobiotechnology Group,
Department of Biochemistry
School of Natural Sciences
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

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Biography

Dr. Vijai Kumar Gupta, is currently working as Lead Researcher at MGBG, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway city, Ireland. His areas of research and work expertise are: Fungal Biology & Biotechnology, Bio-fuels & Bioenergy Research, Plant-Microbial Interactions and Microbial Biotechnology.

He joined NUIG in 2010 as Postdoctoral Research Scientist. Before joining to NUIG, Ireland, he worked as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, FASC, MITS University, Lakshmangarh (Sikar), Rajasthan, India. He did his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad, India. He is the active Member of International Sub-commission on Trichoderma and Hypocrea, Austria, and working Group Member of International Society for Fungal Conservation, UK. He is the Fellow of Prestigious-The Linnaean Society, London, UK; Fellow of Hind Agri Society, India and Fellow of International Society of Contemporary Biologist, India.  He have been honoured with several awards including well reputed Indian ICAR Senior Research Fellowship, Indian Young Scientist Award-2009 and most recently Special Achievement Award-2014, CRS, India.

He has good enough experience of scientific and technical editorship, many books he has edited for highly reputed publishers like Wiley-Blackwell, England; CRC Press, USA; Springer, USA & Germany; Elsevier Press, The Netherlands; Nova Science Publisher, USA; and CABI, UK. Along with book editorship, he serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Fungal Biology (Springer, USA), Biofuels and Bio-refineries (Springer, Germany); International Journal of Plant Pathology (USA); Editorial member of Nature Publishing Group Journal, UK; Senior Editor of Fungal Biology and Biotechnology, BioMed Central (UK); Mycosphere and Journal of Experimental Biology along with Regional Editor (Asia) and Editorial Board member of several journals with 44 research/review publications (with a total citation of 377 to date) and 26 book chapters publications in his hands. 

Research Interests

   Fungal Biology & Biotechnology, Bio-fuels & Bioenergy Research, Plant-Microbial Interactions and Microbial Biotechnology

Books

  Year Publication
(2015) Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds.
V. K. Gupta, M.G. Tuohy, A. O’Donovan and M. Lohami (2015) Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds. UK: Wiley-Blackwell. [Details]
(2015) Fungal Bio-Molecules: Sources, Applications and Recent Developments.
V. K. Gupta, Prasad Sreenivasaprasad and Robert L.Mach (2015) Fungal Bio-Molecules: Sources, Applications and Recent Developments. UK: Wiley-Blackwell. [Details]
(2014) Biology & Biotechnology of Trichoderma: Recent Advancements.
V.K. Gupta, M. Schmoll, A. Herrera-Estrella, R. S. Upadhyay, I. Druzhinina, and M. Tuohy (2014) Biology & Biotechnology of Trichoderma: Recent Advancements. The Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers. [Details]
(2014) Bioenergy Research: Applications & Advances.
V.K. Gupta, M. Tuohy, C. P. Kubieck, J.N. Saddler and Feng Xu (2014) Bioenergy Research: Applications & Advances. The Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers. [Details]
(2013) Applications of Microbial Genes in Enzyme Technology.
V.K. Gupta, M. Tuohy, G.D. Sharma, and S. Gaur (2013) Applications of Microbial Genes in Enzyme Technology. USA: Nova Science Publishers. [Details]
(2013) Biofuel Technologies - Recent Developments.
V.K. Gupta and M. Tuohy (2013) Biofuel Technologies - Recent Developments. USA: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013, USA. [Details]
(2013) Applications of Microbial Engineering.
V.K. Gupta, M. Schmoll, M. Makki, M. Tuohy and M.A. Mazutti (2013) Applications of Microbial Engineering. USA: CRC Press. [Details]
(2012) Biotechnology of Fungal Genes.
V.K. Gupta and A. Manimaran (2012) Biotechnology of Fungal Genes. USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA. [Details]
(2012) Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology.
V. K. Gupta, Maria Tuohy, A. Manimaran, K. Turner and A. O’ Donovan (2012) Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology. LLC, 233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013, USA: Springer Science+Business Media. [Details]
(2012) Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes.
V.K. Gupta and A. Manimaran (2012) Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes. USA: Nova Science Publishers, USA. [Details]
(2011) RNAi Technology.
Gaur, R.K.*, Gafni, Y., Sharma, P. and Gupta, V. K. (2011) RNAi Technology. USA: CRC Press. [Details]
(2011) RNAi Technology.
Gaur, R.K., Gafni, Y., Sharma, P. and Gupta, V. K. (2011) RNAi Technology. USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2011)
V. K. Gupta, Maria Tuohy and R. K. Gaur (Ed.). (2011) Fungal Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Ag & Co. Kg, Germany. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2014 Special Achievement Award CRS, India
2009 Fellow FLS
2005 ICAR Senior Research Fellowship Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
2009 Fellow Fellow of International Society of Contemporary Biologists
2009 Fellow Fellow of Hind Agri-Horticultural Society (FHAS) India
2009 Young Scientist Award & Gold Medal Award International Society of Contemporary Biologists

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
CISH, Lucknow, India Senior Research Fellow 08-FEB-05 / 29-FEB-08
IMAU, INDIA Guest Lecturer of Microbiology 01-MAR-08 / 30-APR-09
MITS University, India Assistant Professor of Biotechnology 27-JUL-09 / 30-JUN-10
NUI Galway, Ireland Lead Researcher 01-JAN-14 /
NUI Galway, Ireland Post Doctoral Research Scientist 20-JUL-10 / 31-DEC-13