Research Team

Dr. Atul Kumar Gupta

Dr. Atul Kumar Gupta

Chief Operating Officer & Registrar

Participatory conservation of forest ecosystems; empowerment of indigenous communities for climate change; SDGs goals; natural resource management policies; Primate feeding (new)

Dr. Balakrishnan Nair M N

Dr. Balakrishnan Nair M N

Emeritus Professor

Gums and resins, woods, ethnoveterinary science and practice to combat AMR, development and testing of ethnoveterinary products

Ms. Deepa G B

Ms. Deepa G B

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gurmeet Singh

Dr. Gurmeet Singh

Centre Head and Professor

Dr. Kumar S K

Dr. Kumar S K

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mohana Kumar Patel

Dr. Mohana Kumar Patel

Associate Professor

Medicinal plants: bioprospecting, bioassimilation, multiomics, metabolic pathways, chemical ecology and conservation genetics

Dr. Pavithra N

Dr. Pavithra N

Assistant Professor

Microbiome (Plants, Animals and humans), Integration of high end technology and Ayurveda for wellness, Sequencing and functional annotation of medicinal plants genomes, Plant DNA fingerprinting

Dr. Prasan Shankar

Dr. Prasan Shankar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ravi Kumar K

Dr. Ravi Kumar K

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Subrahmanya Kumar

Dr. Subrahmanya Kumar

Associate Professor

Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology of medicinal plants. Substitutes for rare and endangered medicinal plants. Rejuvenative medicines of Ayurveda

Dr. CN Vishnuprasad

Dr. CN Vishnuprasad

Associate Professor

Ayurveda Biology of metabolic diseases, Glucose and Fat metabolism, Ayurveda formulations and network pharmacology; Transdisciplinary concepts in biology

Dr. Abdul Kareem

Dr. Abdul Kareem

Centre Head and Associate Professor

Dr. Chetan H C

Dr. Chetan H C

Associate Professor

Landscape; restoration ecology, plant-animal interaction, interdisciplinary educational and research program for environment and society

Dr. Ganesh Babu N M

Dr. Ganesh Babu N M

Associate Professor

Mr. Hariramamurthi G

Mr. Hariramamurthi G

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Lavanya Devi K

Dr. Lavanya Devi K

Assistant Professor

Molecular fingerprinting for plants, molecular phylogeny, plant nutrient bioavailability for human health

Dr. Neelambika

Dr. Neelambika

Associate Professor

Dr. Poornima Devkumar

Dr. Poornima Devkumar

Assistant Professor

Clinical studies on whole system Ayurveda, Ayurveda concepts, Prakruti and wellness, panchakarma based studies, clinical trials on herbal/ Ayurveda drug formulations, studies based on retrospective and prospective clinical data analysis.

Dr. Prasanna Koti

Dr. Prasanna Koti

Assistant Professor

Ms. Sathya Sangeetha

Ms. Sathya Sangeetha

Assistant Professor

Ecological niche modelling studies of medicinal plants (RET), GIS based species distribution; ecology, integration with conservation and public health, teaching: Botany; Taxonomy

Dr. Suma T S

Dr. Suma T S

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ashwini Godbole

Dr. Ashwini Godbole

Associate Professor

Dr. Debabrata Saha

Dr. Debabrata Saha

Assistant Professor

Community Ecology: ecosystem structure, function, management; ecological economics, biodiversity conservation, soil and pollution ecology

Dr. Girish Kumar

Dr. Girish Kumar

Assistant Professor

Mr. Jagannatha Rao

Mr. Jagannatha Rao

Assistant Professor

Dr. Megha

Dr. Megha

Associate Professor

Malnutrition biology in Drosophila, diets and gut biology, traditional foods, ayurveda dietetics, public health nutrition, science policy

Dr. Noorunnisa Begum S

Dr. Noorunnisa Begum S

Associate Professor

Dr. Prakash B N

Dr. Prakash B N

Associate Professor

Community health; Local Health Traditions/Folk medicine: Documentation, Assessment, Clinical studies, Field trials; Public Health issues: Malaria, Diarrhoea, Anaemia; Tribal health, Ethics committee

Dr. Prashanth R

Dr. Prashanth R

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sateesh K S

Dr. Sateesh K S

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Venugopal S N

Dr. Venugopal S N

Assistant Professor