Dr. G.K. Jayaprakasha working as Research Professor at Texas A&M University with 29 years of research and 3 years of industrial experience. His research involves bioassay-directed discovery of novel compounds, purification and chemical characterization of natural compounds from fruits, vegetables, spices and herbs using preliminary invitro assays such as anticancer, antimicrobial, antidiabetics and antioxidant properties. Isolated and identified >90 novel, rare and unstudied bioactive compounds from various natural products. He filed 24 patents in United States, Europe and India. He published more than 155 research papers, 25 book chapters, 210 presentations, edited four books and one encyclopedia. Due to his outstanding research contribution, received four Fellow Awards from Indian Chemists, Agricultural Food and Food Chemistry, ACS, The Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK and Association of Food Scientists & Technologist (India).