Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology &
Director
School of Natural Product Studies
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology
Jadavpur University
Kolkata - 700032
India
Telefax: +9133 24146046
E.mail: pulok.mukherjee@jadavpuruniversity.in
pulokm@yahoo.com
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Web Address: http://www.pulokmukherjee.in
Curriculum Vita

Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 1997 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (5)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

School of Natural Product Studies, Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Director  to 
Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Senior Lecturer  to 
Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Reader  to 
JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty, Tamilnadu Assistant Professor  to 
Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Professor and Head of the Department  to 
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Chemistry of Natural Products
Drug development from natural resources
Traditional medicines inspired drug development
Quality assurance
Courses Taught/Teaching
B.Pharam, M.Pharm, PhD
Research Area
- Traditional medicine inspired drug development
- Validation of Medicinal plants
- Metabolomic study
- Chemo profiling of medicinal plants and other natural products.
- Quality control and standardization
- Formulation of natural products as therapeutic agent
- Lead finding from natural resources
- Scientific validation of ISM drugs
- Therapeutic & pharmacokinetic profiling of herbal drugs
- Safety evaluation and Pharmacovigilance study
Experience
Professor Pulok K. Mukherjee is working as the Director, School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. His research/academic works highlights on traditional medicine inspired drug discovery from Indian medicinal plants to make them available from Farm to Pharma. He has made several innovative and outstanding contributions in academic and research in the area of natural product studies, Ethnopharmacology and evidence based validation of herbs used in AYUSH, India.

His academic and research career has been outstanding, including globally acclaimed contributions on teaching and research on validation of medicinal plants from India systems of medicine, their formulation and standardization, which are useful bio-prospecting tools for the traditional medicine based drug discovery programme. He has to his credit more than 200 publications in peer reviewed impact journals, several patents and 5 books authored/edited and 16 book chapters. His research publications have cumulative Impact Factor of 233; h-Index- 54, i10-index - 226; which has been cited for over 14642 times.

Dr Mukherjee is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and has been awarded with so many laurels from Govt. of India and abroad; to name a few: awarded with the prestigious Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship from Association of Commonwealth Universities [ACU], UK; TATA innovation fellowship, by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India; Outstanding Service Award from Drug Information association [DIA], USA; Career Award for Young Teacher from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India; Best Pharmaceutical Scientist of the Year, from the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI); IASTAM Award for Contributions to Development of Ayurvedic and Herbal Pharmaceutics by Indian Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM) and many others.

Dr Mukherjee is serving as Associate Editor of the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Elsevier Science. He is the member of the editorial board of several International journals including Phytomedicine, Life Science, Pharmaceutical analysis, Synergy; Phytochemical Analysis, World Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, India J Traditional Knowledge, J Pharma Education and Research and many others.

He is associated as advisor/member to different organizations and administrative bodies of Government of India and abroad including the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) of Dept. of Science & Technology, Expert Group on translational research on MAP, NER Twinning R&D program in Medicinal, Aromatic Plants & Drug Development of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Govt. of India; Advisory board of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Drugs Technical Advisory Board (ASUDTAB), Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, Scientific Advisory Committee of National Research Institute of Ayurveda for Drug Development (NRIADD), National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER), Kolkata and many others.

He is the President (Elect) of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology and the Secretary of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (SFE-India), working on dissemination of knowledge promotion and development of medicinal plant and Ethnopharmacology.
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (198)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Paradigm shift in natural product research: traditional medicine inspired approaches Phytochemistry Reviews 2017 Mukherjee Pulok K, Bahadu S. Harwansh RK, Biswas S, Banerjee S. DOI 10.1007/s11101-016-9489-6-
Government policies and initiatives for development of Ayurveda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Katoch D, Sharma JS, Banerjee S, Biswas R, Das B, Goswami D, Harwansh RK, Katiyar CK, Mukherjee PK. 197, 2-25-31
Nanoemulsion as a novel carrier system for improvement of betulinic acid oral bioavailability and hepatoprotective activity Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 Harwansh, RK., Mukherjee, Pulok K., Biswas, S. 237-361-371
Herb-drug interaction potential of Berberis aristata through cytochrome P450 inhibition assay Synergy 2017 Bahadur S, Mukherjee Pulok K., Pandit S, A S.K. Milan, Kar A 4-1-7
Validation of Capsaicin in Indian Capsicum Species Through RP-HPLC Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research 2017 Nag M, Chanda J, Biswas R, Al-Dhabi NA, Duraipandiyan V., Banerji P and Mukherjee PK 51(2)-337-342
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Books Published (24)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Evidence based validation of Indian traditional medicine, in: From Ayurveda to Chinese Medicine World scientific publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore 2017 First Author
Factors to Consider in Development of Nutraceutical and Dietary Supplements, in; Pharmacognosy; Fundamentals, Applications and Strategies Academic Press, Tokyo, Japan 2017 First Author
Evidence based validation of herbal medicine Elsevier Science, USA 2015
Ethnopharmacology and Integrative Medicine: An Indian Perspective, In; Ethnopharmacology Wiley Blackbell 2015 First Author
Traditional Medicines and Globalization–The Future of Ancient Systems of Medicine Maven Publication, Kolkata 2014 First Author
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Awards(16)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Indian Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine, Pune, India IASTAM Award 2016
Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI), India for outstanding contribution in pharmaceutical research and teaching. Best Pharmaceutical Scientist of the Year 2015
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi for outstanding contribution in the research TATA innovation Fellowship 2015
Department of Pharmacy, University, of Dhaka, Bangladesh TWAS Visiting Expert Award 2015
Indian Pharmacological Society, (IPS). India Col. Ram Nath Chopra Oration award 2014
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (31)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Mrinmoy Nag Chromatographic evaluation and antimicrobial investigation of some medicinal plants extract Complete 2018
Ranjit Kumar Harwansh Enhancing the bioavailability of some therapeutically potent plant secondary metabolites through development of novel delivery systems Complete 2017
Akanksha Sharma Development and evaluation of Varnya formulations from medicinal plants of Ayurvedic importance Ongoing 2017
Subhadip Banerjee Evaluation of some Ayurvedic herbs and formulations by Network Pharmacology Analysis Ongoing 2017
Sayan Biswas Development and evaluation of herbosomes of some therapeutically potent phytomolecules Ongoing 2016
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (21)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Prasanta Kumar Moitra Metabolomics and quality related safety evaluation of medicinal plants having anti-diabetic property 2017
Amrendra K. Tiwari Assessment of Phytochemical and Therapeutic Activity of Different Cultivators of Lagenaria 2016
Arpan Chakraborty Development of Hair Grough Formulation with 5 a - Reductage Inhibitory Activity 2016
Sankarshan Saha Quality Evaluation and Cyp450 Enzyme Inhibitory Potential Study of Two Selected Ayurvedic Formulations 2015
Prasanta Kumar Mandal Tyrosinase inhibition study of some indian medicinal plants 2014
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Project Works (16)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Development and evaluation of Varnya formulations from the medicinal plants of Ayurvedic importance Principal Investigator Emami Ltd., Kolkata 2015 to  Ongoing
Metabolomic study: tools for quality evaluation and validation of Medicinal plants used in Indian systems of medicine Principal Investigator TATA Innovation Fellowship, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi 2014 to  Ongoing
Investigation of traditional medicines used as anti-infectives and against neurodegenerative disease Principal Investigator Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi 2017 to  Ongoing
Development of test protocol, standardization and method validation of ADLIV Forte capsules and individual plant extracts Principal Investigator Albert David Limited, Kolkata 2017 to  Ongoing
Anti allergic potential from Indian Medicinal Plants Principal Investigator DST JSPS, research Project .21 3 Year 2008 to 2011 Complete
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Patents (4)
Patent Name Year

A Process of Preparing a Herbal Composition for the Management of Insomnia/Stress and Product thereof 2010
A Process of Preparing Herbosomes with Andrographolide having Better Hepatoprotective Activity and Product thereof 2009
Genistein herbosomes for better therapeutic efficacy 2009
A Process for Isolation of Betulinic Acid useful as Anti-HIV, Anti-tumoral and Melanoma-Specific Cytotoxic Agent 1999
Collaborative Programs (15)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Investigation of traditional medicines used as anti-infectives and against neurodegenerative disease University of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa 2017
Development of test protocol, standardization and method validation of ADLIV Forte capsules and individual plant extracts Albert David Limited, Kolkata 2017
Development and evaluation of Varnya formulations from the medicinal plants of Ayurvedic importance Emami Limited,13, BT Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India 2015
Trilateral Cooperation in Science & Technology between India, Brazil and South Africa South African Medical Research Council (MRC), Cape Town 2011
Development of antiageing formulation from natural resources Parker Robison Pvt. Ltd 2011
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InviteLectures (98)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Exploring Synergy in Ayurveda and Traditional Indian Systems of Medicine University of Bonn, Medical Clinic III, AG Synergy Research and Experimental Medicine D-53127 Bonn, Germany 2018
Validation of medicinal plants: Farm to Pharma VES College of Pharmacy, Bandra, Mumbai Mumbai, Maharashtra 2018
Drug development from Ethnopharmacology - Tradition to Innovation Indira College of Pharmacy, Pune Pune, Maharashtra 2018
Ethnopharmacology and Drug Development: Innovation meets Tradition Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 2018
Shifting Paradigm in Natural Product Research for drug Development VNS Group of Institution, Faculty of Pharmacy, Bhopal Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 2017
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Membership Of Learned Societies (14)
 
Title

Drug Information association [DIA], USA
Phytochemical Society of Europe, UK
New York Academy of Science, USA
International Society of Ethnopharmacology, UK
Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Mumbai
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Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (25)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

18th International Congress of International Society for Ethnopharmacology& 5th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (ISE-SFEC) Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh 2018
4th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (SFEC), Surat Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli, Surat Surat, India 2017
4th Convention of SFE - INDIA School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Kolkata, India 2017
3rd International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology (SFEC) National Centre for Natural Resources (NCNR), Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur Chhattisgarh, India 2016
3rd Convention of SFE - INDIA, and the National Seminar School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Kolkata, India 2016
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (71)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

104th Indian Science Congress, Science & Technology for Natinal Development Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati Tirupati, Tamil Nadu 2017 Speaker
Symposium on Nutraceuticals National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Kolkata Kolkata, West Bengal 2017 Speaker
Shifting Paradigm in Natural Product Research for drug Development VNS Group of Institution, Faculty of Pharmacy, Bhopal Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 2017 Speaker
Ethno pharmacology, Ethno medicine & Traditional Health Practices Haryana Bhawan, Coparnicus Marg, New Delhi New Delhi 2017 Speaker
4th International Congress of Society for Ethnopharmacology Uka Tarsadia University, Surat Surat, Gujarat 2017 Speaker
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Session chaired (9)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Globalization Traditional Medicine: Present and future Prospect; ICSE 2014 Scientific Evaluation of Medicinal Plants Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai Chennai, Tamil Nadu 2014
Globalization Traditional Medicine: Present and future Prospect; ICSE 2014 Traditioonal Meidicine & Drug development Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai Chennai, Tamil Nadu 2014
Risks and Benefit of Natural Health Products (NHP) in Drug Induced Liver Injury Risk Assessment of Botanicals Drug Information Association [DIA], USA Washington DC, USA 2011
Exploring Natural Health Products: Promotion and International Coordination Natural product and drug development Drug Information Association [DIA], USA Washington DC, USA 2005
Changing Regulatory Perspectives of Indian Natural Health Products TM & Ethnopharmacolgy based drug development Drug Information Association [DIA], USA Washington DC, USA 2004
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Professional Society Activity (29)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Member of panel of expert of the R&D Project evaluation Subcommittee on Chemical Sciences, West Bengal State Council of Science & Technology, Kolkata 2013 to Till Date
Member & External Examiner of PhD Research Degree Committee, Lincoln University, Malaysia 2012 to Till Date
Council member of the Society for TCM Pharmaceutical Analysis under the world Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), Shanghai, China 2012 to Till Date
Member of Management Advisory Committee [MAC] of National Centre for Natural Resources [NCNR] at Raipur, Chattisgarh, set up by the Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi 2012 to Till Date
Member of the Expert Group of Department of Biotechnology (DBT),on Translational Research for Products and Processes from Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, New Delhi 2014 to Till Date
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Dr. Pulok K. Mukherjee,
M. Pharm, PhD, FRSC
Director
School of Natural Product Studies
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India
Associate Editor
Journal of ETHNOPHARMCOLOGY
[Elsevier Science, Ireland]

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