About the Author
R. P. Sharma
Dr. R. P. Sharma served as the Project Director of National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology (NRCPB) at Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. His seminal contributions to Drosophila genetics have been internationally acclaimed. He initiated research work on transgenic crops in India, and has been actively involved in formulating biosafety guidelines for transgenic crops. He is a Fellow of several scientific academies, including INSA and NAAS.