Government Aided Pharmacy College Permanently Affiliated To University Of Mumbai, Approved By AICTE DTE And PCI, Accreditated by National Board of Accreditation for B. Pharm program (2008-2013)

Only Pharmacy College in INDIA awarded Best Industry Linked Institute in Pharmacy Mentor category by AICTE-CII

MISSION

To educate and train students in the knowledge and practice of pharmaceutical sciences and to contribute to improvement of health of the society, through education and research programs.

VISION

To be a leader in Pharmacy Education, Pharmacy Training, and Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Faculty of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Name of the Faculty: Dr. Alka Pravin Mukne

Designation: Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Email: alka.mukne@gmail.com alka.mukne@bcp.edu.in

Teaching Fields: Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry





Educational Qualifications:

Sr no. Degree University Year of Passing
1) Ph. D. (Tech) Mumbai University 2005
2) M. Pharm. Mumbai University 1993
3) B. Pharm. Mumbai University 1991

Awards and Fellowships:(ALL)

Sr no. Award/Fellowship Year of Receipt
1) Received 2016 IPA fellowship awarded by the Indian Pharmaceutical Association 2016
2) Editor, Pharma Times 2008 – to date
3) Marquis’s Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 10th edition, biographical listing 2008
4) Outstanding Achievement Award by the Indian Pharmaceutical Association 2006

Recent Publications:(Best Five in last five years)

Sr no. Paper Title Journal / Year / Vol / Page
1) Assessment of chemical stability of constituents in thiosulfinate derivative-rich extract of garlic by a validated HPTLC method Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2017; 79(3): 438-50
2) Allium sativum constituents exhibit anti-tubercular activity in vitro and in RAW 264.7 mouse macrophage cells infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv Pharmacognosy Magazine. 2017; 13(2): S209
3) Acute toxicity studies of nano-formulations of Glycyrrhiza glabra extract in swiss albino mice WJPPS, 2017. 6(6): 820-829
4) Development and validation of HPLC and HPTLC methods for estimation of glabridin in extracts of Glycyrrhiza glabra J AOAC Int, 2016. 99: 374-379
5) Validated HPTLC Method for Simultaneous Quantification of Isoniazid, Rifampicin and Glabridin J. Pharm. BioMed. Sci. 2016. 6(7): 453-459

Recent Patents:(ALL)

Sr no. Patent Title Patent Number
1) Gastroretentive systems & novel pharmaceutical compositions thereof Indian Patent No. 234801 (1301/MUM/2003)

Recent Presentations:(Best Five in last five years)

Sr no. Title Conference Details
1) “Development and validation of HPTLC method for simultaneous quantification of isoniazid, rifampicin and glabridin” 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Vishakhapatnam in December 2016
2) “Design, optimization and in vitro evaluation of solid lipid nanoparticles of Berberis aristata for anti-tubercular activity” 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Vishakhapatnam in December 2016
3) “Anti-tubercular activity of acetone extract of Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.” 67th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Mysore in December 2015
4) Isolation of stable organosulfur compounds from Garlic: Evaluation and formulation as effective anti-mycobacterial agents 63rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Bengaluru, from December 16th – 18th, 2011.
5) Extraction, evaluation and formulation studies of volatile fractions of Allium sativum as novel antitubercular agents 63rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Bengaluru, from December 16th – 18th, 2011.

Research Area and interest:

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Phytochemical analysis of plants and herbal products, pharmacological screening of plant and plant products.

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Formulation development studies of herbal extracts & isolates including conventional and novel drug delivery systems.

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Solubility manipulations of poorly water-soluble drugs of natural & synthetic origin by complexation with cyclodextrins, use of cosolvents & drug amorphization.

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Stability studies & shelf life estimation of herbal formulations.


Expertise and instrumental/research facilities you can provide to interested parties:

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Extraction of drug compounds from mixtures and plant parts

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Separation of mixtures using chromatographic techniques.

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Lyophilization of extracts, biphasic liquid & semisolid systems and novel drug delivery systems

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Developing conventional & novel drug delivery systems of phytoextracts & phytoisolates.

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HPTLC analysis of drugs, extracts and formulations.

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Analytical method development & validation studies for APIs, formulations & cosmetics, with special interest in those of herbal origin.

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Name of the Faculty: Dr. (Mrs.) Galvina Pereria

Designation: Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Email: galvinaferr@gmail.com galvina.pereira@bcp.edu.in

Teaching Fields: Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry





Educational Qualifications:

Sr no. Degree University Year of Passing
1) Ph. D. (Tech) Institute of Chemical Technology 2014
2) M. Pharm. Mumbai University 2009
3) B. Pharm. Mumbai University 2006

Awards and Fellowships:(ALL)

Sr no. Award/Fellowship Year of Receipt
1) Awarded Senior Research Fellowship under University Grants Commission – Special Assistance Program (UGC -SAP) for the period of five years on the project “Studies on Naturally Occurring Benzoquinones and Naphthoquinones from Medicinal Plants” 2009-2014
2) Awarded Junior Research Fellowship by University Grants Commission (UGC) for the period of two years during Master’s Degree (2006-2008) on the project “Studies on Naturally Occurring Anthraquinones” 2006- 2008

Recent Publications:(Best Five in last five years)

Sr no. Paper Title Journal / Year / Vol / Page
1) A sensitive HPLC Fluorescence method for determination of plumbagin in plant species and formulations Analytical Letters, 48, September 2015, 2811 -2818
2) Assessment of conventional and novel extraction techniques on extraction efficiency of five anthraquinones from Rheum emodi Journal of Food Science and Technology, 52(10) October 2015, 6574 -6582
3) Stress degradation studies on Embelin Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, March –April 2013: 75 (2), 246-250
4) A new method for isolation of natural colourant, Shikalkin from Arnebia nobilis roots Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources, 4(3) September, 2013, 270 -272
5) Preparation of Alkyl derivatives of Plumbagin Indian drugs, October, 2013 50 (10) 62-66

Recent Presentations:(Best Five in last five years)

Sr no. Title Conference Details
1) Betalain colourants: A Healthy approach (first rank) University of Mumbai’s Avishkar Research Convention 2017-2018, Mumbai, India, Dec 12 and 18, 2017.
2) “Extraction of Corosolic acid, an anti-diabetic principle, from Lagerstroemia speciosa L. and its formulation as Sustained release tablets” SYMPHORIA, St. John Institute of Pharmacy and Research, 18th December, 2015
3) Facile and Efficient isolation of naturally occurring anthraquinones and naphthoquinones from indigenous plants National Symposium on "Biomedicine: Unfolding the secrets from nature” Institute of Bioinformatics & Biotechnology, Pune, Jan 2014
4) Estimation of 1,8-dihydroxyanthraquinones and their glycosides from rhizomes of Rheum emodi using RP-HPLC - fluorimetric detection International Symposium on Nature Inspired Initiatives in Chemical Trends NIICT-2014, March 2-5, 2014 at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad
5) Extraction and Isolation of two naturally occurring quinones PHARMANEXT Conference held at Kathmandu, Nepal on February 25-27, 2012

Research Area and interest:

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Teaching duties include Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Biotechnology and Microbiology

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Extraction and Isolation of Phytochemicals

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Standardization of Herbal Formulations

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Analytical Method Development and Semi-synthesis of Natural Products

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Name of the Faculty: Ms. Misbah Momin

Designation: : Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Email: : misbah.momin@bcp.edu.in

Teaching Fields : Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry





Educational Qualifications:

Sr no. Degree University Year of Passing
1) Ph. D. Mumbai University Pursuing
2) M. Pharm. Mumbai University 2016
3) B. Pharm. Mumbai University 2013

Recent Publications: (Best Five in last five years)

Sr no. Paper Title(Best Five in last five years) Journal Details
1) Nanophytopharmaceuticals: Harnessing the biopotential of phytomolecules for maximum therapeutic efficacy In press

Awards and Honours

Sr no. Presentation Title(Best Five in last five years) Conference Details
1) Design, optimization and in vitro evaluation of Solid Lipid Nanoparticles (SLNs) of Beberis aristata for anti-tubercular activity 2) Probiotics Poster presented at 3rd IPA-SF held at SVKM’s NMIMS, Mumbai

Expertise and instrumental/research facilities you can provide to interested parties:

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HPLC method development and analysis using UV/Fluorescence/PDA detector.

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Name of the Faculty: Ms. Swapna Nair

Designation: : Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Email: :

Teaching Fields : Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Dispensing Pharmacy





Educational Qualifications:

Sr no. Degree University Year of Passing
1) Ph. D. Mumbai University pursuing
2) M. Pharm. Mumbai University 2013
3) B. Pharm. Mumbai University 2010

Recent Publications: (Best Five in last five years)

Sr no. Paper Title(Best Five in last five years) Journal Details
1) Assessment of chemical stability of constituents in thiosulfinate derivative-rich extract of garlic by a validated HPTLC method Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2017; 79(3): 438-50
2) Allium sativum constituents exhibit anti-tubercular activity in vitro and in RAW 264.7 mouse macrophage cells infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv Pharmacognosy Magazine. 2017; 13(2): S209
3) In vitro antimycobacterial activity of acetone extract of Glycyrrhiza glabra Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacognosy Research. 2015; 3(4): 80-86
4) Tapping the Potential of Nanophytomedicine Chronicle Pharmabiz (special edition on Nanomedicine). 2014: 32- 33

Recent Presentations:(Best Five in last five years)

Sr no. Title Conference Details
1) “Development and validation of HPTLC method for simultaneous quantification of isoniazid, rifampicin and glabridin” 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Vishakhapatnam in December 2016
2) “Anti-tubercular activity of acetone extract of Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.” 67th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Mysore in December 2015
3) “Extraction, evaluation and formulation studies of volatile fractions of Allium sativum as novel anti-tubercular agents” 63rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Bengaluru in December 2011

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