Dr. Vijai Singh is an Associate Professor and Dean (Research & Innovation) School of Science at Indrashil University, Rajpur,
Mehsana, Gujarat, India. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology at Institute
of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar, India and also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at the Invertis
University, Bareilly, India. Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Synthetic Biology Group at the Institute of
Systems and Synthetic Biology, Paris, France and School of Energy & Chemical Engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of
Science and Technology, Ulsan, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. in Biotechnology (2009) from the National Bureau of Fish
Genetic Resources, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India. During his PhD, he has cloned, expressed and characterized
hemolysin from Aeromonas hydrophila in Escherichia coli. He has extensive experience in Synthetic Biology including MAGE,
small regulatory RNAs, pathway designing, CRISPR-Cas systems, and microfluidics. His research interests are focused on building
novel biosynthetic pathways for production of medically and industrially important biomolecules. Additionally, his laboratory
is working on CRISPR-Cas9 tools for genome editing. He has more than 9 years of research and teaching experience in synthetic
biology, metabolic engineering, microbiology, and industrial microbiology. He has published 76 articles, 40 chapters, 10 books
and 2 patents. He serves as an associate editor, editorial board member and reviewer of a number of peer-reviewed journals.
He is also a member of the Board of Study and Academic Council of Indrashil University and is the Member Secretary of Institutional
Biosafety Committee (IBSC) in the same University.