Dr. Shyamapada Mandal is a Professor at the University of Gour Banga, India. His research interest is on infectious diseases, probiotics, genomics and bioinformatics. Did pre-PhD, PhD, and post-PhD research under the guidance of Professor Nishith Kumar Pal at Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, India. He has published 110 articles and seven book chapters. He is life member of IAMM and IASR, India. Seven national academic and research awards have been conferred to him. He has guided 47 post graduate students; three MPhil and three PhD students have been awarded the degree, and five PhD students are working under the guidance of him.