Joshy Joseph completed his Masters Degree in Chemistry from School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala in 1998 and Ph. D. from University of Kerala (work carried out at CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum under the guidance of Dr. D. Ramaiah) in 2004. Subsequently, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow (2004-2006) and as a Research Scientist II (2006-2011) in Professor Gary B. Schuster’s group at School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. In February 2012, he joined Chemical Science and Technology Division of CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum as a Scientist. He is also a recipient of Ramanujan Fellowship (2012) from DST, India. His current research interests include bio-molecular recognition, nucleic acid chemistry and design of functional organic materials.