Dr. Joshy Joseph is a Principal Scientist at CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum & Associate Professor of AcSIR. He 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 a recipient of prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship (2012) from DST, India and Raman Research Fellowship (2020) from CSIR, Govt of India. He is a life member of Chemical Research Society of India and Materials Research Society of India and a member of Royal Society of Chemistry. His current research interests include bio-molecular recognition, nucleic acid chemistry and design of functional organic materials.