Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The department has 6 laboratories – 3 undergraduate labs, a postgraduate lab, an Instrumental and Biomedical Analysis lab and a sophisticated Instrument Room. These are equipped with instruments like the FTIR, Colorimeter, Nephelo turbidity meter, Flame photometer, Potentiometer, Analytical weighing balances, UV-VIS spectrophotometers, HPLC, Centrifuge, Magnetic stirrers with thermostat, Mechanical stirrers, Fuming hood, Digital and manual fluorimeter, Conductometer, Distillation unit, Muffle furnace and Suction pumps etc.

Post graduate students are involved in the synthesis, structural elucidation and screening of new chemical entities (NCEs) for biological activities. The department has experienced, qualified faculty who are engaged in active research.
Thrust areas of research
  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Phytochemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
Faculty
Dr. K. Ishwar Bhat

Professor

Dr. Ronald Fernandes

Professor

Dr. Jennifer Fernandes

Professor

Dr. Jane T. Jacob

Associate Professor

Dr. Prerana Shetty

Associate Professor

Dr. Revannasiddappa

Associate Professor

Dr. Jainey James

Assistant Professor Grade-III

Dr. Pankaj Kumar

Assistant Professor Grade-III

Dr. Abhishek Kumar

Assistant Professor Grade-III

Mr. M. Vijay Kumar

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Mr. Hemanth Kumar

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Ms. Susmita Basak

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Collaborations
The department has conducted several research activities in collaboration with Mangaluru University and the NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte.