Dr. Bechan Sharma is presently working as a Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry Allahabad University, Allahabad. His earlier services include as an Assistant Professor at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural sciences and Technology-J and K, Kashmir and also as Associate Professor at Dr. RML Avadh University Faizabad. He has completed his higher educations such as B.Sc (Honours)-1980; M.Sc. (Biochemistry)-1982 and Ph.D. in Biochemistry (1988) from BHU-Varanasi. He qualified GATE in 1983 and CSIR (JRF-NET) in 1984 and then joined Central Drug Research Institute-Lucknow for completing his doctoral research.