Mr. Selva Singh Richard did his B. Sc. and M. Sc. degrees in Botany from Madras Christian College during 1998 to 2003. He was awarded M.Phil degree in 2005 for his research in Palynology entitled ‘Histochemical Studies of Major Food Reserves in Pollen-A Preliminary Report'. He joined as a faculty member in the Department in the year 2004 and has been teaching Allied Botany, Horticulture and Seed Technology, and Plant-animal interaction for B.Sc students and Research methodology, Instrumentation and use of Computers for M. Sc. Students. His area of specialization is Palynology with special reference to Pollen Biotechnology.