Dr Nivedita Sharma is working as Professor and Head in the Department of Basic Sciences, Dr Y S Parmar university of Horticulture and Forestry Nauni, Solan (H.P.) –India. She has about 26 years of teaching and research experience in Microbiology discipline. She is actively involved in the research area of enzymes, biofuels, probiotics, functional foods and neutraceutical. She has guided many MSc and PhD students. She has published more than 200 publications in International and National journals and Proceedings. She is an active organizing committee member for seminars, conferences, workshops of the department and university. She is the recipient of many National and International awards. She is the member of many prestigious societies.