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Faculty Members

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

Dr. Dhatchanamoorthy N

Dr. Dhatchanamoorthy N

Assistant Professor

Plant systematics and Nomenclature, Taxonomy of Angiosperms, E-flora, Revision, Monographs, Palynology, Ethnobotany, Conservation of Medicinal Plants and RET species. Ecological studies, Aquatic plants (Fresh water)

Dr. Gurmeet Singh

Dr. Gurmeet Singh

Professor & Dean (Research & Outreach)

Food Analytics & Developing an Integrative Nutrition Database, Mass Personalization of Nutrition, Post-harvest botanical processing for value addition, Functional food design, Process Science & Tech, Texturizing Vegetarian Proteins

Dr. Lavanya Devi K

Dr. Lavanya Devi K

Assistant Professor

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

Dr. Noorunnisa Begum S

Dr. Noorunnisa Begum S

Associate Professor

Pharmacognosy; Ethnobotany; Trade of Medicinal Plants; Conservation of Medicinal Plants; Floristics of Angiosperms and Database

Dr. Prakash B N

Dr. Prakash B N

Associate Professor

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

Dr. Ravi Kumar K

Dr. Ravi Kumar K

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Sanketh Sharma

Dr. Sanketh Sharma

Assistant Professor

Ayurveda Outreach, Ayurveda Fundamentals, Clinical Application of Fundamentals of Ayurveda.

Dr. Suma T S

Dr. Suma T S

Assistant Professor

Dr. Venugopal S N

Dr. Venugopal S N

Emeritus Professor

Studies on Medicinal plants used in Indian knowledge systems and their application in contemporary health needs

Dr. Abdul Kareem

Dr. Abdul Kareem

Associate Professor

Applied Ethno-botany, Medicinal plant Conservation, Forest resources and sustainable use, Education outreach activities

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. Megha

Dr. Megha

Associate Professor

Traditional foods, Public health nutrition, Early life malnutrition, Drosophila gut biology

Dr. Pavithra N

Dr. Pavithra N

Associate 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

Associate Professor

Ayurveda Physician, Ayurveda Biology, Clinical Research

Ms. Rima Pande

Ms. Rima Pande

Professor of Practice

Health for All, Nutrition and Health

Dr. Sateesh K S

Dr. Sateesh K S

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Tabassum Ishrath Fathima

Dr. Tabassum Ishrath Fathima

Assistant Professor

Climate change vulnerability, Data analytics, Remote sensing and GIS; In-silico Platform for Medicinal plants based drug discovery using Network Pharmacology

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. Ashwini Godbole

Dr. Ashwini Godbole

Associate Professor

Ayurveda Neurobiology, Cognitive enhancement: Community based clinical research, Mode of Action of Ayurveda Nootropics : C elegans models

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. 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. Prashanth R

Dr. Prashanth R

Associate 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. 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. Unnikrishnan P

Dr. Unnikrishnan P

Professor

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