Arvind Mohan Kayastha

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Arvind Mohan Kayastha
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Born August 1, 1960
Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh
Residence Varanasi
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Banaras Hindu University (B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D.)
Scientific career
Institutions School of Biotechnology, Banaras Hindu University
Doctoral advisor O. P. Malhotra

Arvind Mohan Kayastha (Hindi: अरविन्द मोहन कायस्थ) (born August 1, 1960) is an Indian biologist. He has been a professor at Banaras Hindu University since 1990, and has been coordinator of its school of biotechnology since 2013.[1] He is a fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India[2] and the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

Education and career[edit]

Kayastha earned his B.Sc. in 1979 and M.Sc. in biochemistry in 1982 from Banaras Hindu University.[1] He earned a Ph.D. in enzymology from Banaras Hindu University in 1988 under the guidance of O. P. Malhotra.[citation needed] Following his Ph.D., Kayastha was a postdoctoral associate at National Institutes of Health and at the University of California, Riverside.

Kayastha specializes in plant biochemistry and enzyme technology. He has been on the editorial boards of several journals[1] in related fields including the Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology[3] and Agricultural Research,[citation needed] both published by Springer Science+Business Media.