I am Kapil Kumar Avasthi, senior researcher in the Dept. of Medical Genetics, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical sciences, Lucknow, (UP), India. I have Joined SGPGIMS in Feb 2017 in the under guidance of Prof. Sarita aggrawal (SGPGIMS) And Co-guide Prof. Inusha Panigrahi (Dept. of Paediatrics PGIMER, Changigrah). I am working birth defect related disorders and diseases, and my title of study is “study on genetic heterogeneity in orofcial clefts: cleft lip and palate. I have completed my masters in Biotechnology (2015), and under-graduation also in biotechnology (2013).