Manoj Prasad is an Indian plant biologist and working in the area of Plant Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Stress Biology. He has published more than 150 research papers, reviews and book chapters in highly reputed international journals, like PNAS-USA; Plant Journal; Journal of Experimental Botany, DNA Research; Theoretical & Applied Genetics; Trends in Plant Sciences etc. (Citation 10,800+; H-index: 57+). In recognition he received many awards & honors like: Fellow of National Academies; Honorary Adjunct Professor at Univ. of Hyderabad; Birbal Sahni Medal; Golden Peacock Award; J.C. Bose National Fellow; Tata Innovation Fellow; National Bioscience Award; Alexander von Humboldt Fellow.