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Name

:

Prof. Dr. Palpu Pushpangadan





Date of Birth

:

23.01.1944





Sex

:

Male





Marital Status

:

Married, father of two sons aged 33 and 31 years





Nationality

:

Indian





Present Position

:

Director General & Senior Vice President, RBEF,
Amity Institute for Herbal and Biotech 
Products Development (AIHBPD),

3-Ravi Nagar, Ambalamukku, Peroorkada P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695 005, Kerala 





Permanent Address

:

Sree Sailam, T.C.X/910,
Mannammoola, Peroorkada P.O.,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 005, Kerala 





Phone

:

Off   : 0471 3269772, 2432138/48
Res : 0471 2432772

Mob : +91 9895 0 66 816





Fax

:

0471-2342148





Email

:

palpuprakulam@yahoo.co.in,

  aihbpd@gmail.com

 

 

Educational Profile:

 

Degree

Institution

Year

Course of study

Ph.D.

Aligarh Muslim University

1975

Cytogenetics, Plant Breeding & Biochemistry of some Medicinal & Aromatic Plants.

M.Phil.

Aligarh Muslim University

1972

Cytogenetics and Biochemistry

M.Sc.

Aligarh Muslim University

1968

Botany (Plant Tissue Culture & Cytogenetics)

B.Sc.

University of Kerala

1965

Botany, Zoology & Chemistry

Professional Short Courses

  • One month training in Instrumentation Technology in Natural Products Chemistry under Dr. J. Donegen, Tropical Products Institute, London (1970). 
  • Three month’s training in Natural Products Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacology with special reference to Medicinal Plants organised by Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu (1973). The course covered various analytical methods like Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC), Gas Liquid Chromatography (GLC) and chemical methods for isolation, estimation and biological evaluation of active principles (Alkaloids, Glycosides, Coumarins, Essential Oil Constituents, etc.) of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants.
  • Two weeks’ comprehensive course in Essential Oils (Chemistry Cultivation, Pre-and Post Harvest Technology and Aroma Evaluation etc.) organised by Essential Oil Association of India (1977).
  • Training in oil-factory methods of analysis of Essential Oils and Aroma Chemicals under Dr. Nimbalkar (An international renowned perfumer), Bombay (1978).
  • Six months’ training in Biosynthetic Studies using Radio Isotope Tracer Technology at Isotope Division,Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu (1979).
  • Three months training in Pharmacology at IIIM, Jammu (1981).

 

Knowledge of Languages

Read, write & Speak

:

Malayalam, Hindi & English

 Read & write

:

Sanskrit

 Speak only

:

Tamil, Urdu, Punjabi, Dogri and some dialects of spoken by tribals and hill communities of Himalayas and Western Ghats.