Pharmacognosy is a multidisciplinary subject that comprises parts of Botany, Organic chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacology. Today Pharmacognosy can be defined as “a molecular science that explores naturally occurring structure-activity relationships with a drug potential”.
In two Years of P.G course the student will learn different aspects of Pharmacognosy such as isolation and estimation of various phyto-constituents from the herbs, formulate and standardize various herbal products, use the latest techniques for search of new products, quality control of herbal drugs and basic requirement for establishment of herbal drug industry. The student will also be able to cope with the emerging biotechnological techniques for obtaining and improving the quality of natural products.
The department of Pharmacognosy is well equipped with state of the art equipments and apparatus required for extraction/ isolation and standardization of chemical constituents from medicinal plants. The department is equipped with modern teaching aids like computers (with internet facility), LCD and OHP and other important equipments viz.,
Orbital shaking incubator,
Rotary flash evaporator and
Soxhlet apparatus of various capacity.
|Teaching Experience In Year and Month|
|Sl. No||Post||Name||Qualification with Date and Where Obtained (University)||U G||P G|
|1||Professor and Principal||Dr. G. Narayana Murthy||M. Pharm, 2001 ( Dr. MGR ), Ph. D., 2008 (Kuvempu)||MARCH-2001||Till Date||2009||Till Date|
|2||Assistant Professor||Dr. M. L. Vijay Kumar||M. Sc, 1988 (Gulbarga)||08 - 08 - 1989||Till Date||-||-|
|3||Associate Professor||Mr. M. C. Ravi||M. Pharm, 2007 (R G U H S)||2007||Till Date||-||-|
|4||Assistant Professor||Mr. S. M. Prasanna.||M. Pharm, 1996 (R G U H S)||Sept - 1996||Till Date||2006||Till Date|
|5||Lecturer||Mr. Manjunatha. J. R.||M. Pharm, 2011 (R G U H S)||15 - 06 - 2011||Till Date||-||-|
|6||Lecturer||Mr. Indudhara. T. M.||M. Pharm, 2016 (R G U H S)||01 - 04 - 2010||Till Date||-||-|
Analytical method development and validation for various new formulations and raw materials,
Modified release tablets,
Transdermal drug delivery system
Mucoadhesive drug delivery system
Gastroretentive dosage forms
Colon targeted delivery systems
Fast dissolving/ disintegrating tablets
NATIONAL COLLEGE OF PHARMACY,
Balaraj Urs Road, Shimoga - 577201, Karanataka, INDIA.
+91 - 8182 - 279861
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