Cell biology is a fascinating branch of biological Sciences, providing answers to hitherto unanswered questions. It is the mother science to areas such as Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA technology, etc. During the last few decades the science of cell biology has grown at an unprecedented pace with the consequence that voluminous information has accumulated on the subject.Cell and Molecular Biology is intended as a textbook for graduate (Honors) and postgraduate students of life sciences. It is being prepared in accordance with the UGC guidelines.
Pragya Khanna :- Pragya Khanna is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Zoology, Govt. Degree College, Jammu and Kashmir. She worked on the cytology and genetic makeup of chironomids for her Ph.D. and several research papers and over thirty popular articles to her credit. She reported 14 new species of chironomids from Jammu & Kashmir, out of which 6 from the first time reports from India. She has been awarded by different scientific societies in India for her research work including the prestigious ';Swaran Jayanti Pursakar' by the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad. She has attended a number of conferences and seminars in different parts of India and has chaired sessions. She is a member of over a dozen scientific bodies and is in the editorial boards of different journals/magazines. Currently, she is working on the editorial boards of different journals/magazines.