K A Nimsi completed her Bachelor’s (2008) and Master’s degree (2010) in Microbiology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala India. She has been working as a faculty member of MES College, Marampally, Kerala for 10 years (2011-2020). Nimsi is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Marine Microbiology in the Department of Marine Biosciences at the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, India. Her research focuses on the study of diversity, distribution, and bioprospecting of yeasts from the mangrove ecosystem. Her research spans from basic aspects of yeast diversity to the applied aspects of environmental protection and sustainability of agriculture. Her work involves the characterisation of manglicolous yeasts, particularly those associated with mangrove vegetation.