School of Pharmacy

The University of Mississippi

Dr. Vijayasankar Raman

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 by
Research Scientist in the National Center for Natural Products Research
TCRC 3027
662-915-1018
 

Education:

  • Ph.D. Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India
  • M.Ed. Annamalai University, India
  • M.Sc. Presidency College, India
  • B.Sc. University of Madras, India

Appointment(s):

  • Research Scientist in the National Center for Natural Products Research

Interests:

Dr. Raman’s research interests include identification of medicinal plants and authentication of botanical specimens by plant morphology, anatomy and microscopy. He develops and maintains the repository of botanicals at NCNPR. He manages microscopy labs and takes care of scheduling, user training and maintenance of the scanning electron microscope at the School of Pharmacy. Dr. Raman serves as a resource person in the GMP training for the FDA inspectors and provides hands-on training on plant identification and detection of adulteration in dietary supplements by macroscopy and microscopy.