Prof. Shahana Majumder completed her graduation from University of Delhi, and did her post-graduation and Ph.D from University of Kalyani, West Bengal. She has an overall teaching and research experience of 16 Years. Her Ph.D was on Biological control of soil borne fungal plant pathogens using antagonistic organisms and pathogen- antagonist interaction. She did her Post-Doctoral research at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi with SERB-DST funded start up grant. Presently she is working on molecular diagnostics and molecular characterization of plant viruses. She has received three externally funded projects from DST and DBT, Government of India. Currently her research focuses on developing, user-friendly, economic diagnostic kits for plant viruses.