Dr. Pooja Bhadrecha studied Biotechnology at Mumbai University and graduated in 2009. Later she joined Lovely Professional University (LPU) and completed M.Sc. (Honors) and M.Phil. Biotechnology in 2012. She then joined the research group of Dr. Manoj Kumar at LPU, and Dr. Madhu Bala at Institute of Nuclear Medicines and Allied Sciences. She received her Ph.D. degree in 2018 at LPU and obtained the position of Assistant Professor in Chandigarh University. Her area of specialization is in plant-microbe interactions and microbial biotechnology and she has published 6 research articles, 2 review articles and 9 book chapters in reputed SCI journals.