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Dr. Roger M Coopoosamy

Researcher Phytomedicines
Mangosuthu University of Technology
P.O.Box 12363, Jacobs, 4026

Brief Biography:

Dr. Coopoosamy is a outstanding researcher in the field of Alternative medicines. He currently leads the Medicinal Plant Project at the Mangosuthu University of Technology, in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He further lectures to the senior students in the Department of Nature Conservation, Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University. Dr. Coopoosamy has many outreach programmes which aids in the upliftment of rural communities. He is actively involved in Sri Vishnu Kutambhakam aiding in providing free medical advice to the populace of Northen KZN, South Africa. Dr. Coopoosamy has also contributed extensively to the primary and secondary schooling contents and was in the position of Chairperson for over 6 years at GRPS in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Currently, Dr. Coopoosamy is co-supervising PhD and MSc Students under his leadership project.


Academic positions:

Currenly Dr. Coopoosamy leads the Medicinal Plant Project at MUT and is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nature Conservation


Research interests:

Ethnobotany, Phytomedicines, In-vitro studies, pharmacological studies, structural elucidations


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