Prof. Ashish S. Verma is currently working as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Adamas University, Barasat, and West Bengal. Prof. Verma is a Biotechnologist by training and profession. He has taught students of Biotechnology both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. He has more than 50 publications in international and national journals. He has published 4 books, out of which 1 book has been published by Elsevier Press, Boston, USA. The second edition of this book will be published in 2017. He has organized conferences in the area of HIV research and Quality Assurance in higher education in India.