I pursued my Ph. D in Biotechnology from India. I worked on plant barcoding and related aspects during my PhD. Currently, I am working on Policy Research in Science, Technology and Innovation studies in my Postdoctoral work. I am funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.


1. Sheth BP, Punia SS, Dheer M, Rakhashiya PM, Patel PP, Jhala VM and Thaker VS (2019) Phylogenetic implications and secondary structure analyses of Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper genotypes based on nrDNA ITS2 sequences. Computational Biology and Chemistry (Elsevier). 78: 389-397 (ISSN: 1476-9271) DOI:10.1016/j.compbiolchem. 2018.12.018 

2. S Badrinarayan, Sheth BP, Pal K, Lakshman K, Sinu PA, K Sri Manjari, Nagaleekar VK, Devi WP (2019) Overhauling the communicational inconsistencies in Indian Science. Current Science. 116(1):20-21 (ISSN: 0011-3891)

3. Sheth BP, Basha CB and Roy I. (2018) Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research. Current Science. 115(3): 376-77 (ISSN: 0011-3891) 

4. Sheth BP, Acharya SR and Sareen SB (2018) Policy implications for the improvement of technology transfer and commercialization process in the Indian context. Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management (Emerald publishers). (ISSN: 2053-4620) DOI:10.1108/JSTPM-09-2017-0043

5. Sheth BP and Sareen SB (2018) A Report on ‘WIPO India Summer School on Intellectual Property 2017’. World Patent Information (Elsevier). 52: 19-21. (ISSN: 0172-2190)

6. Sheth BP and Thaker VS. (2017) DNA barcoding and traditional taxonomy: An integrated approach for biodiversity conservation. Genome (NRC Research Press). 60(7): 618-628. (ISSN: 0831-2796) 

7. Rakhashiya PM, Patel PP, Sheth BP, Tank JG and Thaker VS. (2016) Detection of virulence and pathogenicity genes in selected phytopathovars. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection (Taylor and Francis). DOI: 10.1080/03235408.2016.1157378 (ISSN: 0323-5408)

8. Sheth BP and Thaker VS. (2015) Identification of a herbal powder by deoxyribonucleic acid barcoding and structural analyses. Pharmacognosy Magazine (Medknow publications). 11: 570-4. (ISSN: 0973-1296) DOI: 10.4103/0973-1296.172963

9. Sheth BP and Thaker VS. (2014) Plant systems biology: insights, advances and challenges. Planta (Springer). 240:33–54 (ISSN: 0032-0935) 

10. Sheth BP and Thaker VS (2014) Scientific retraction: a synonym for pseudoscience? Acta Bioethica. 20 (1): 93-97 (ISSN: 1726-569X) 

11. Jani TR, Sheth BP and Thaker VS. (2013) Chloroplast microsatellite based molecular and computational studies in selected Bamboo species. Vegetos. 26(2):403-415. (ISSN: 2229-4473)

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Associate Editor- Journal of Science Policy and Governance

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