Dr Asna Urooj, is a Professor of Food science & Nutrition at the University of Mysore, India. Her research areas are Non communicable diseases, Medicinal plants and Disease specific functional foods. She has completed 14 research projects funded by UGC, DST, MHRD, and BBSRC-UK. She serves as a reviewer and editor for several National and International journals. She has 204 publications in peer reviewed journals, with 4415 citations and h-index of 32, i10-index of 72. 18 candidates have completed PhD, while 8 are working. She is a recipient of several prestigious awards for her contributions in Nutritional sciences.