Dr. Abdullah Adil Ansari is currently serving as Professor (Dept. of Biology) at University of Guyana. He also served as HOD Biology from 2012 for period for one year and subsequently took over as Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences (2013-15). He teaches several courses in Biology at the University and is responsible for supervision of research at undergraduate, post graduate and Ph.D. levels. He has several publications in Journals, book chapters and a book. His research has been focusing on vermitechnology, soil biology and ecology, land reclamation, organic farming, organic solid waste management, earthworm taxonomy, soil microbiology and environmental pollution.