Dr. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali is currently working as Assistant Professor of Biotechnology in Islamiah College (Autonomous), Vaniyambadi 635752, India. He has been teaching both UG and PG Biotechnology students for about 17 years. He is the author of 45 scientific papers in peer reviewed International and National journals and scored cumulative IF of 21.6 to his credit. He has contributed many chapters in various books of international repute. He has guided several projects for postgraduate and M.Phil., students and guided two Ph.D. research scholars. He has authored three books, including one in Springer International Publications. He is the recipient of the Har Gobind Khorana Best Scientist Award for significant research contribution in the field of Zoology for the year 2016.