Dr. Siddhant Oys​

Dr. Siddhant, M.Sc., Ph.D., FAELS, MIAER, FIARA is presently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Durgesh Nandini Degree College, Faizabad. He did his M.Sc. (Botany) with the gold medal in 2003 and Ph.D. (Botany: Mycology) in 2009 from Dr. RML Awadh University, Faizabad (India). 

Dr. Siddhant has worked earlier as JRA in U.P. Council of Sugarcane Research, Shahjahanpur. He is associated with several professional scientific societies of national and international repute (World Society for Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products, Mushroom Society of India, Association of Microbiologist of India, Society for Basic and Applied Mycology, Scientific and Technical Research Association, International Association of Educators and Researchers, The Asia Society of Researchers etc). 

He is also the fellow of Indian Academic Researchers Association and Academy for Environment and Life Sciences. He has attended several national and international conferences and webinars. Apart from teaching and research, he is acting as an editorial board member of Research in Agriculture (USA) and International Journal of Applied Science (USA). He has served as a reviewer for various scientific journals of national and international repute (Journal of Experimental Agriculture International, Biotechnology Journal International, International Journal of Plant and Soil Science, Journal of Biosciences and Biotechnology Discovery, Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Research Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, Asian Journal of Biology, European Journal of Medicinal Plants, Microbiology Research Journal International etc). 

He has been involved in research on mushrooms for the last 10 years. In addition, he is currently working on the domestication of wild edible mushrooms of Tikri Reserved Forest. He has published 25 research papers and a review article in national and international journals. He has also written 05 book chapters to his credit.