Madurai Kamaraj University
Dr. Palanichamy Mehalingam completed his Ph.D Degree in Botany from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in 2000. Currently he is working as Assistant Professor in Botany, Virudhunagar Hindu Nadars’ Senthikumara Nadar College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu (India). He has produced 25 M.Phil and 7 Ph.D Scholars and also guiding 6 Ph.D Scholars. He has published more than 65 research papers in reputed journals. He has participated and presented his research papers in International Conferences held in The Netherlands, Malaysia and Thailand, China and Lao PDR. His Post Doctoral Research Experience (University Grants Commission Research Award) at the Research Department of Botany, Virudhunagar Hindu Nadars’ Senthikumara Nadar College (Autonomous) in Virudhunagar includes Antioxidant Properties of Selected Medicinal Plants during 2014-2016.. He has edited two books published by VHNSN College Publishers, Tamil Nadu. He has been actively engaged research on Ethnobotany, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry. He was the recipient of NSS Best Programme Officer Award by Madurai Kamaraj university (2007-2008) and Government of Tamil Nadu (2009-2010) for his outstanding contribution to the Society.
Ethnobotany, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry.