Dr. Charu Tripathi did B.Sc. from Miranda House (University of Delhi), M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Department of Zoology, University of Delhi with specialization in genomics. Her research interests include microbial genomics and metagenomics. She was awarded by DS Kothari Research Centre, Miranda House during B.Sc., received UGC SAP-CAS award by University of Delhi during M.Sc and NET-JRF by CSIR. She has published 8 research papers in International journals and 2 chapters in books. She has contributed 2 chapters for ePG-pathshala (an MHRD project on NME-ICT). Dr. Tripathi has presented her work at 2 International and 11 National conferences/seminars. She is life member and vice-president (student chapter) of INSCR (Indian Network for Soil Contamination Research).