Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department offers a two year postgraduate course, M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. The department has excellent infrastructure, state-of-art laboratories and competitive faculty specialized in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. The focused research areas are (i) RNAi based gene silencing and therapy, (ii) Bioprocess development of microbial metabolites, (iii) Drug discovery: screening of drug candidates for various biological activities, (iv) Microbial nanoparticle production, development of nano-forumulations and drug delivery, (v) Drug-resistance mechanisms in microorganisms and, (vi) Protein, peptide based drugs and DNA vaccines. The department is successful in getting research grants funded by DBT, DST, ICMR, AICTE, VGST etc. Since the inception of the department in 2005, the research work carried out in the department are published in  reputed journals. The department also offers contract research facilities to Pharmaceutical Industries and Research students in carrying out cell based and microbial studies of their drug candidates.

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Nanoparticles Medicine & Life Sciences
Antioxidants Medicine & Life Sciences
Hypericum Medicine & Life Sciences
decitabine Medicine & Life Sciences
Inhibitory Concentration 50 Medicine & Life Sciences
Cell Line Medicine & Life Sciences
Pharmaceutical Preparations Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1989 2018

Antiplaque efficacy of ganoderma lucidum toothpaste-an in vitro study

Prabhjeet, S., Meena, A. K. & Jesil, M., 01-01-2018, In : Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 11, 11, p. 300-303 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploring the potential of marine microbes in clinical management of Alzheimer's disease: A road map for bioprospecting and identifying promising isolates

Muralidharan, A., Josyula, V. R. & Hariharapura, R. C., 01-09-2018, In : Life Sciences. 208, p. 149-160 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Alzheimer Disease
Cholinergic Agents
Disease Progression
Pharmaceutical Preparations

In silico studies, synthesis and anticancer activity of novel diphenyl ether-based pyridine derivatives

Verma, R., Bairy, I., Tiwari, M., Bhat, G. V. & Shenoy, G. G., 01-01-2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Diversity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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