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List of equipment available in Department of Pharmacy :
Department of Pharmacy has well equipped laboratories to conduct research and train students. Below are the list of equipment housed in Pharmacy and central analytical laboratory.

  • Analytical Instrumentation

    Multi-mode plate reader
    Small volume spectrophotometer
    UV-Visible spectrophotometer
    HPLC systems (3 No.)
    Flash chromatography systems
    LC-mass spectrometry
    Atomic absorption spectrometer
    Gas chromatography system
    Flame photometer

  • Solid State Characterization

    Differential scanning calorimeter
    Thermogravimetric analyzer
    Particle size analyzer
    Texture analyzer
    CHNS/O Analyzer
    Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometer

  • Formulation and drug delivery equipment

    Franz diffusion cell apparatus
    Ultra sonicator
    Tablet punching machine 
    Multi-purpose equipment 
    Dissolution apparatus
    Stability chamber  
    Orbital shaking incubator
    Hot air oven 
    Tray dry oven
    Tablet compression machine
    Tablet coating machine
    Humidity chambers (3 No.)
    Extruder & Spheroniser
    Fluid bed processor
    Cooling centrifuge (2 No.)
    High shear homogenizer

  • Pharmacology laboratory

    Sherrington kymograph machine 
    Eddy’s hot plate apparatus
    Projection microscope 
    Cooks-pole climbing apparatus 
    Elevated pulsmaze 
    Digital tele thermometer 
    Randel selitto apparatus 
    Multiple configuration animal closure
    Organ bath system
    Paraffin embedding system
    Tissue processor

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry laboratory

    Microwave reactor
    Rotary evaporator (3 No.)
    Fuming hoods
    Immersion cooler

  • Cell culture facility

    Biosafety cabinets
    CO2 incubators
    Upright fluorescence microscope
    Cell counting machine

  • Molecular biology related equipment

    Western blotting unit
    Protein and nucleic acid gel electrophoresis system
    Gel documentation system
    Thermal cycler
    Gel electrophoresis system (2 No.)

  • Histology and Imaging

    Epi-fluorescence microscope
    Automatic tissue processor 

  • Other Equipment

    Other equipment
    Gaseous anesthesia system
    Refrigerated centrifuge
    -80oC freezer
    -20oC freezer
    Freeze drier
    Milli-Q water system
    Vapo meter

  • Central Animal Facility

    Animal cage change work station
    Individual ventilated cages
    Laser doppler blood flow meter

Prof. D Sriram selected for the prestigious Tata Innovation Fellowship

"Prof. D Sriram has been selected for the prestigious Tata Innovation Fellowship of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India for the year 2015-16 in recognition of his outstanding research contributions.  The fellowship is meant to honor and encourage scientists involved in translational research dedicated to finding solutions by innovative scientific knowledge and platform technologies".

Prof. Yogeeswari received ICRM Shakuntala Amir Chand Prize 2010

  • Prof. Yogeeswari receiving ICMR Shakuntala Amir Chand Prize 2010 from Union Health Minister, Mr. Ghulam Nabi Azad Click here for Photo.

Prof. D Sriram is appointed as Shri B K Birla & Smt. Sarala Birla Associate Chair Professor

The Director Prof. V.S.Rao congratulates Prof. D.Sriram on being appointed as Shri B K Birla & Smt. Sarala Birla Associate Chair Professor.


The department of pharmacy successfully received a grant of Rs. 60 lakhs from DST under Fund for Improvement of Science & Technology under Level-I for 5 years starting from 2012.

CSIR Research Fellows

The following students are selected as CSIR-Senior Research Fellows recently.
1. Mr. Ram Kumar Mishra
2. Mr. Mahibalan
3. Mr. Madhu Babu Battu
4. Mr. Praveen Kumar

ICMR Centenary year award for Prof. D Sriram

As part of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Centenary Celebrations, Dr D.Sriram of Pharmacy Dept, Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus receives the prestigious Shakuntala Amir Chand Prize.



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