Dr. Mohammad Israil Ansari is presently working as Professor at Department of Botany, University of Lucknow, India. Dr. Ansari graduated and post-graduated from Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India and doctoral degree from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad, India. Dr. Ansari has carried out doctoral research work at Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow. Dr. Ansari is Academia Sinica Fellow from Government of Taiwan. He has more than 26 years of research and teaching experience with more than 60 research papers, several books, book chapter, review articles, Ph.D., post-graduate summer projects as well as funded research projects to his credit. Dr. Ansari has been associated with Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Graduate Institute of Plant Biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan and Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2000-2007). Dr. Ansari had made significant contribution in field of Molecular Biology of Leaf Senescence, Dehydration Stress, Red Rot Disease of Sugarcane and Nanotechnology. Presently Dr. Ansari is working on GABA-Transaminase gene that play very important role in leaf senescence process and Role of Nanotechnology in plant stress conditions. Dr. Ansari is editorial board member of several International Journals as well as member of several Academic Board/Faculty Board/Board of Studies/Research and Development bodies. Dr. Ansari has delivered several invited lecture at national and international level.
Dr. Ansari interests are Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Physiology, Stress Physiology, Nanotechnology, Post-harvest and Agricultural Biotechnology.