Faculty Profile

Dr. Bindu Vijay
Ph.D. (Botany), B.Ed (Natural Sciences), M.Sc
Assistant Professor of Science & Technology


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Phone : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611/12

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Teaching / Research Experience

Teaching Experience

  • UG: Over fourteen years (since July 2004).
  • PG: Over nine years (since July 2009).

Research Experience

  • 3 years 

Area of Research/Interest
Areas of General Interest
  • Biotechnology, Genetics, Bioethics

Current Research Interest

  • Bioethics 

New Course(s) Designed/Introduced

  • Genetics and Law
  • Advanced Training Programme on "Biotechnology, Law and Bioethics"  

Research Projects

  • Co-investigator in a research project funded by GOG on “The Key Developments in Biotechnology and Its Impact on the Society, and Creation of Techno-Legal Awareness towards the Recent Trends in Biotechnology”

Book Chapters

  • One chapter in the book on Biodiversity: Monitoring Management and Utilization” published by Astral International (P) Ltd, 2018. ISBN: 9789351249276
  • One chapter in the book on "Biodiversity and Ecology" Published by Discovery Publishing house Pvt. Ltd. First Edition 2012. ISBN: 978-93-5056-152-2.

Journal Articles

  • Allelopathic Effect of Digera muricatta (L) mart on in vitro seed germination of Pennisetum typhoideum (2011). Internat. J. Plant Sci., 6 (2): 333 - 334. ISSN: 0973-1547. 
  • 'Allelopathic effect of Lantana camara on in vitro seed germination and seedling growth of Phaseolus mungo'. Internat. J. Plant Sci., vol. 5(1), 2010, pp. 43-45.
  • 'Genetically modified crops- issues and challenges'. Internat. J. Plant Sci., vol. 5 (1), 2010, pp. 363-365

Books Edited

  • Green Biotechnology. Astral International Publishers, 2018.
  • Science, Technology and Law Contemporary Issues in Biotechnology, Editor, Gujarat National Law University, ISBN: 978-81-910389-7-2. 
  • Food Security Law: Interdisciplinary perspective, Assistant Editor, Eastern Book Company (2014), ISBN: 93-5145-026-0.

Books Reviewed

  • XI (II Semester) Biology textbook published by Gujarat State Education Board.

Conference / Seminar / Workshop

Paper Presentation 


  • Presented paper on “Ethics in cancer clinical trials” at a "National Symposium on Current Research in Cancer Biology & Therapy during 7th8th October 2016" at Indian Institute of Advanced Research, Koba, Gandhinagar. 
  • Presented research paper on "Assisted Reproductive Technologies- Legal and Ethical issues" in an International conference on "Reproductive Health with Emphasis on Occupational, Environmental and Lifestyle factors" and 26th Annual Meeting of the Indian Society for the study of Reproduction and Fertility, organized by National Institute of Occupational Health (ICMR) Ahmedabad during 18-20, February 2016
  • Presented a research paper on "Genetically Modified Crops and Ethics" at an International Conference on Challenges in Biotechnology Food technology, held on 8th to 11th October, 2009 at Chennai.


  • Presented  research paper on “Dioxin a threat to human health” at National Seminar on Environmental and Occupational Health at NIOH Ahmedabad during 5th and 6th June, 2016. 
  • Effect of Lantana Camara on crop biodiversity in a UGC sponsored State Level Seminar on "Environment Education and Disaster Risk Management "held in M.G.Science Institute, Ahmedabad on 28th and 29th January, 2009.
Capacity Building Training Programmes


Training Programmes

  • Convener for 2nd Edition of Legislative Drafting Training Workshop, GNLU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. (25th - 29th January 2012) 
  • Co-Convener for 1st Edition of "Legislative Drafting Training Workshop for the Western States of India", GNLU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. (29th September 2010 to 3rd October 2010).

Orientation Programmes

Faculty Development Programmes

Certificate Courses

  • Organised and offered Certificate course on “Genetics and Law” as a principal course coordinator from 11th to 14th February, 2016 at GNLU.


      Orientation Programmes
      • Attended 85th Orientation Programme at Academic Staff College, Gujarat University from 18 November to 15 December 2015.
      Faculty Development Programmes
      • Attended “Research Methodology Workshop on Legal and Interdisciplinary Research” organized by Gujarat National Law University from 6th to 18th November 2017.
      • Attended One - Week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarar National Law University during May 2017.
      • Attended One - Week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University during May 2016.
      • Attended One - Week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University from 2nd to 7th November 2015.

      Training Programmes

      • Participated in the "Hands on Training Program in Bioinformatics" held from 10 to 12th August 2016 at Department of Biophysics and Bioinformatics, UIAR, Gandhinagar.

      Honours / Awards
      • Received best non law faculty award for the Academic year 2013-14.
      Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures/Keynote Address
      • Resource person for "Intensive Certificate Course on advanced issues of Maritime Laws and Laws of Sea" organized by GNLU from 25th March 2013- 08th April 2013.
      • Delivered lecture on "Ethics in Reproductive Health" at Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar.
      Other Accomplishments

      Technical Session Chaired/Co-Chaired

      • Distinguished speaker on “ Food and Nutritional changes during adolescent” during the workshop on “Food Habits, Changing Lifestyle and Nutritional Needs of Adolescents” organized by National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development Western Regional Centre, Indore, on November 22-23, 2016 at Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar.


      • Represented GNLU and participated in IRR meeting (Innovative research reward) under the aegis of Gujarat biotech innovation cluster by GSBTM (July 2013)