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Teaching Fellow

Department of Biotechnology

Anna University, Chennai 600025

2235 8358



Degree Year University
M.Pharm 2009 KMCH College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore
B.Pharm 2006 J.S.S College of Pharmacy, Ooty.
H.S.C 2002 Stanes Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


July 2011 to till date Teaching Fellow, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University
June 2009 to October 2010 Assistant Professor, PRIST University,Pondicherry

Academic Activities

Handled pharma subjects for B.Tech,M.Tech and M.Pharm Students
Assisted in M.PHARM and B.PHARM student projects
Co-ordinator for national seminar on New drug inventions and reverse engineering
Organising secretary for ICMR sponsored workshop on Realisation of biostatitics in research
Exam-cell co-ordinator

Research interests

• Colon targeting

• Natural polymer based drug delivery systems

• Dosage form Design

• Pharmacokinetics

• Mathematical modeling of release profiles

Research Activities

Assisted students in the following projects:

• Formulation and evaluation of matrix tablets using tamarind seed and Jackfruit seed Polysaccharides as carrier.

• Formulation and evaluation of Niacin microspheres using fenugreek seed mucilage as Biopolymer.

• Formulation and evaluation of flaxseed powder based matrix tablets for the treatment of hypertension.

• Evaluation of anti-cancer activity of lauric acid extracted from coconut oil for the treatment of colon cancer.

• A Novel transdermal patch using Black cumin powder and Ochna obtusata for the treatment of hyperhidrosis.

• Formulation and comparative evaluation of fenugreek seed mucilage and HPMC polymer based sustained release matrix tablets.

• Formulation and comparative evaluation of colon specific tablets using different polysaccharides as carrier.

• Evaluation of Banana Peel powder as a release retardant in the formulation of sustained release dosage forms

• Colon Targeting of celecoxib matrix tablets using okra gum as binding agent

• Formulation and evaluation of clopidogrel film coated tablets

• Development and evaluation of Bilayer multi vitamin tablets


  • Ilango K B , Manisha Mishra , Sridurga Devi , Rajsekaran A , Senthil kumar M , Subburaju T In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Okra Polysaccharide-Based Colon-Targeted Drug Delivery Systems.International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research (Issue: 1; Volume: 5; Year: 2010; Page. No: 138-145)
  • Ananya Rajkumari, manjir sarma kataki, K.B. Ilango, Sri Durga Devi, PrakashRajak:Studies on the development of colon specific drug delivery system of ibuprofen using polysaccharide extracted from AbelmoschusesculentusL. (Moench.)Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2012, 7 (1): 67-74
  • Selvasudha.N,Kailasam Koumaravelou and Sri Durga Devi.N“Optimization of formulation parameters and characterisation of Simvastatin loaded chitosan nanoparticles” International Journal of Advanced Research(Year-2017,Volume-5,Issue-2 and Page no:2386-2400)
  • Selvasudha Nandakumar, Kailasam Koumaravelou and Sridurga Devi Nagarajan “Statin-updates” SM Analytical and Bioanalytical Techniques(Year:2017)
  • Keerthana Nakka, Sri Durgadevi Nagarajan, Balamayilsamy Sundaravadivel, Subramanian Shankaravel, Christopher Vimalson “An Overview of the Design, Development and Applications of Biodegradable Stents” Drug Delivery Letters(Year: 2019, Volume:9  and Page no:1-12)
  • Christopher Vimalson, Anbazhagan, Punitha and Sri Durga Devi Nagarjan “Formulation and Evaluation of Paracetamol Solid Dispersion to Enhance the Solubility and Dissolution Characteristics.” World Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences(Year:2019,Volume 8, Issue 1 and Page no.979-992)
  • Sonali Raghunath, Gayathri Govindarajan, Sri Durga Devi Nagarajan, Usha Antony and Christopher Vimalson “Utilization of food wastes to prepare film forming biomolecules”(Year:2019)
  • Sri Durga Devi Nagarajan , Nandhini Devi Ganesan ,Nandakumar Selvasudha, Vignesh Murugan , Siddharth A , Pugazhendhi Jeyaseelan , Bavanilatha Muthiah “Banana Peel Powder as Release Retardant in Matrix Tablet Formulations: In Vitro Evaluations and In-Vivo Toxicity Studies in Zebra Fish Model”(Year:2019)

Workshops Attended
  • Hands on training in Winnonlin Software on 23rd March 2019 at Department of Pharmacy,Sri Ramachandra Medical College,Chennai.

  • Gold medalist in B. Pharmacy.


Teaching Fellow

Department of Biotechnology

Anna University, Chennai 600025


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