Professor Rathnagiri Polavarapu, Ph.D., is an NRI for 35 years and Adjunct Professor, Emory University (USA), Presently, he is the president & CEO of Genomix Biotech Inc., (USA), Genomix CARL (a public private partnered company with AP govt), Genomix Molecular Diagnostics Pvt Ltd (India). He obtained Ph.D., degree from Madras University in Biochemistry and has been doing biomedical research and developed several rapid diagnostic kits, vaccines and therapeutics for animal and human healthcare in USA. He has obtained several funded projects from DBT, US Army, CDC and trained hundreds of young scientists worldwide and received “Best Talented Biotechnologist award” from APBP and several national and international awards in Biotechnology and human and animal healthcare fields. He is Co-author of more than 60 research papers and several books and patents. He has guided more than 20 Ph. D., students and developed more than 100 diagnostic kits, vaccines and therapeutics for human and animal healthcare. Present research focus is to help farmers at resource limited areas to support the livestock productivity through biotechnology, gene editing.