Dr Vijai K Agnihotri received his Ph.D. from CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India/Kanpur University. During Ph.D. he screened several plants for their chemical and biological profiling. After Ph.D. he moved to National Center for Natural Products Research, University of Mississippi, USA for postdoctoral studies. During PDF he had isolated a number of novel molecules and assessed their biological activities. After PDF further, he moved back to India and joined CCRAS (AYUSH) as a consultant. At CCRAS he contributed in TLC atlas of API Part-I Vol-I and API Part-I Vol-V. At present he is working at CSIR- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India. He is a member of several editorial boards of international journals, reviewer of several international repute journals and national and international societies. His interest in phytochemicals, spectroscopy and analytical research resulted in several high impact publications, patents and books.