Biswadev Bishayi has completed his BSc in Physiology in 1990 from Midnapore College and MSc in Human Physiology from Vidyasagar University West Bengal, India in 1992. After qualifying NET-CSIR examination he joined Indian Institute of Chemical Biology as JRF and completed his PhD from Jadavpore University, West Bengal, India in 1999. He has joined as Lecturer in the Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta in 1997 and promoted to Professor in 2012. After being awarded the Biotechnology Overseas Associateship from the DBT he did his Postdoctoral research in Boston University Medical School, USA. The main focus of his research is host-pathogen interaction, role of cytokines in inflammatory diseases as well as neuro-endocrine immune interactions in relation to Staphylococcus aureus infection. He has regularly published papers in national and international reputed journals.