About the Author
M.Sc. (Applied Genetics), M.Tech. (Biotechnology), M.Phil. (Biotechnology), Ph.D. (Biotechnology), Ph.D. (Bioinformatics), Post-Doc (Bioinformatics), PGDM, is honorary Principal Scientist at Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology (IIOAB), India- a virtual global platform of multidicipliary research and advocacy. He is blended with both academic and industrial research and has more than 12 yrs bioinformatics and personalized diagnostic/ medicine Industry experience where his main focus is to translate academic research into high value commercial products for common mans' reach. He has published more than 150 articles in reputed international journals and has edited 15 cutting-edge omics related reference books published by Taylor& Francis, Springer, Elsevier etc. He has also co-authored 30+ book chapters. Dr. Barh also frequently reviewes articles for Nature publications, Elsevier, BMC Series, PLoS One etc like international Journals. Due to his significant contribution in the field; he has been recognized by Who's Who in the World and Limca Book of Records. Senior lecturer in Genetics and Epigenetics of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He worked for 15 years in the top research centers of sport science in Russia, collected DNA samples of more than 8000 professional athletes, and published over 150 peer-referred research papers in journals. Dr. Ahmetov's main research areas include exercise and sports genomics, exercise biochemistry and physiology, behavioral genetics, nutrigenetics, sports medicine, and genetics of obesity. His group was the first to publish a genome-wide association study on athletic performance. Dr. Ahmetov is a member of the Steering Committee of the Athlome Consortium. In addition, he is an associate editor of the journal Biology of Sport.