Pulok Kumar Mukherjee among top 2 pc scientists in world

Pulok Kumar was selected among the top 0.15 percent scientists in India with 211 papers in his name.

Director of Institute of Bio-Resources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal, Pulok Kumar Mukherjee has been named among top 2 per cent scientists in the world as per subject-wise analysis conducted by a team of scientists at Stanford University, California led by Dr John PA Ioannidis.

A release said that Pulok Kumar was selected among the top 0.15 percent scientists in India with 211 papers in his name and with a worldwide subject rank of 128 among scientists. He was also ranked third in India in the subject of Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry.

It also said that Pulok Kumar is working on traditional medicine inspired drug recovery and development from Indian medicinal plants with major emphasis on their validation, formulation and standardisation, metabolic profiling, safety and related aspects. He is a fellow of National Academy of Science, India (FNASc) and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (FRSC).

The scientists, staff and students of IBSD congratulated the director for this remarkable feat, it added.

First Published:Nov. 6, 2020, 11:43 p.m.

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