Ph.D., Dept. of Plant Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, U.S.A.(2008).
· M.Sc., Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India (2001).
B.Sc. Botany (Hons.), Zoology and Chemistry (minors), Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India (1999).
March 2012-Present: Assistant Professor, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani), Hyderabad, India.
· July 2011-February 2012: Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Lucknow, India.
· September 2010-June 2011: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Texas Tech. University, Lubbock, Texas, U.S.A.
· July 2008- August 2010: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA.