Department of pharmacognosy

Department is involved in research in the field of discovery and development of herbal drugs, phytopharmaceuticals and microbial products; quality control and analysis of principal component/markers and fingerprinting; enhanced in-vitro production of secondary metabolites using plant tissue culture and fermentation technologies; studies on herbal cosmetics, immunomodulatory, anti-obesity and antidiabetic medicinal plants as well as screening of new drug molecules, standardized herbal drugs/extracts for their bioactivities.