Department of BioMolecular Sciences

The University of Mississippi

Omer Fantoukh

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by hchuggin
Research Assistant - Pharmacognosy

Research Advisor: Dr. Ikhlas A. Khan



  1. B. Pharm, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Research interests:

  • Extraction, fractionation, isolation, and purification of bioactive secondary metabolites with particular emphasis on anticancer agents and herb-drug interaction assessment
  • De novo structure elucidation and characterization of natural product compounds
  • Biosynthetic pathways of chemical classes derived from natural products
  • Synthesis of natural product derivatives based on molecular docking studies
  • Developing validated analytical methods using the isolated markers and hyphenated UPLC-MS technique for chemical fingerprinting and standardization of nutraceuticals and herbal supplements

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