Pulok K. Mukherjee, PhD, FRSC
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Prof. 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. He has been working 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 books. His research publications have cumulative Impact Factor of 263; h-Index- 54, i10-index - 234; which has been cited for over 16780 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) and many others.
Dr. Mukherjee is also serving as Associate Editor of the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Elsevier Science and Editorial board member of several reputed journals including Phytomedicine, Elsevier; Life Science, Elsevier; Synergy, Elsevier; J. Integrative Medicine, Elsevier; Phytochemical Analysis, Wiley, U.K; J. Pharmaceutical Analysis, Elsevier; Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, NISCIR-CSIR; J. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, Springer and many others.
Prof. Mukherjee is the Secretary of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (SFE India), working on dissemination of knowledge for promotion and development of medicinal plant and Ethnopharmacology.
Terms of Appointment: April 2018 - April 2020