Biotechnology has application in four major industrial areas, including health care, crop production and agriculture, non food (industrial) uses of crops and other products and environmental uses. Biotechnology is a very huge field and its applications are used in a variety of fields of science such as agriculture and medicine. The pasture of biotechnology, genetic engineering, has introduced techniques like gene therapy, recombinant DNA technology and polymerase chain retort which employ genes and DNA molecules to make a diagnosis diseases and put in new and strong genes in the
body which put back the injured cells.
Prof. Rakesh Kumar, Director and Dean, Indian Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Patna after acquiring Master’s Degrees in Environmental Science as well as Labour and Social Welfare besides M.Phil. in Ecology and Environment, has worked in different areas relating to biotechnology and health, safety and environmental engineering in Qatar as well as India. He has published many articles in
national as well as foreign journals and magazines related to research in biotechnology, nanotechnology and applied fields. He has received many international awards for his outstanding researches in these subjects during his presentation at the national and international congresses.