Name of Scientist
Dr.Vivek Kumar Gupta
Scientist C
Date of Birth
04th July 1976
Address Office
Department of Biochemistry, National JALMA Institute for Leprosy & Other
Mycobacterial Diseases (ICMR), Dr. M. Myazaki Marg, Tajganj , Agra -
282004 (India).
Address Residence
10, JALMA Campus, National JALMA Institute for Leprosy & Other
Mycobacterial Diseases (ICMR), Dr. M. Myazaki Marg, Tajganj , Agra -
282004 (India).
Contact No.
Office: 0562-2331753 ext.225; Mobile: 9410146176.
Date of Joining
21st May 2013
Date of Present Post
21st May 2013
Research Experience
09 Years
Area of Interest
Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Discovery
Received CIMAP, CSIR Annual Day Award 2005 for significant contribution
for development of industrialized technology
Extramural Projects Running
as Principal Investigator
Principal investigator of ICMR funded project on plant based Anti-
Tuberculosis drug discovery.
1. Antibacterial composition comprising Oenostacin from Oenothera
biennis. United States Patent 6,365,197.
2. Pharmaceutical composition containing cow urine distillate and an
antibiotic. United States Patent 6,410,059.
3. Composition and process for preparing herbal disinfectants
comprising Mentha spicata var. viridis and their use. United States
Patent 6,767,876.
4. Mint plant Mentha spicata L. var. viridis christened as 'Ganga'. United
States Patent PP16,747.
5. Antimicrobial and anticancer properties of methyl β-
orcinolcarboxylate from lichen (Everniastrum cirrhatum). United
States Patent Application 20040198815.
6. Improved anti-dermatophytic preparation. NF 265/2003.
Educational Qualification
M.Sc.(Microbiology), Ph.D. (Biotechnology) (CSIR)
Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI).
1. Mundepi U, Kumar V, Gupta S, Bisht GS, Garg FC, Gupta VK
(2014). Evaluation of Anticandidal Potential of Some Folklore Plants.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. B Biol. Sci. 84(2), 357-363
2. Saikia D, Parveen S, Gupta VK, Luqman S (2012). Anti-tuberculosis
activity of Indian grass KHUS (Vetiveria zizanioides L. Nash).
Complementary Therapies Medicine. 20, 434-436.
3. Singh D, Kumar TRSK, Gupta VK, Chaturvedi P (2012).
Antimicrobial activity of some promising plant oils, molecules and
formulations. Indian J experimental Biology 50, 714-717.
4. Kumar V, Bharti A, Gupta VK, Gusain O, Bisht GRS (2012).
Actinomycetes from shallow bird nest, mud wasp nest: Isolation and
screening of actinomycetes for their antimicrobial activity. World J
Microbiol Biotechnol 3:871-880.
5. Gupta VK, Shukla C, Bisht GRS, Saikia D, Kumar S, Thakur RL
(2011). Detection of anti-tuberculosis activity in some folklore plants
by radiometric BACTEC assay. Letters Applied Microbiology
6. Mathela CS, Singh KK, Gupta VK (2010). Synthesis and in vitro
antibacterial activity of thymol and carvacorl derivatives. Acta
Poloniae Pharmaceutica-drug Research 67(4):375-380.
7. Fatima A, Gupta VK, Luqman S, Negi AS, Kumar JK, Shanker K,
Saikia D, Srivastava S, Darokar MP, Khanuja SPS (2009). Antifungal
activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra extracts and its active constituent
glabridin. Phytotherapy Research 23(8): 1190-1193.
8. Gupta VK, Fatima A, Faridi U, Negi AS, Shanker K, Kumar JK,
Rahuja N, Luqman S, Sisodia BS, Saikia D, Darokar MP and Khanuja
SPS (2008). Antimicrobial potential of Glycyrrhiza glabra roots. J
Ethnopharmacology 116 (2): 377-380.
9. Gupta VK, Darokar MP, Saikia D, Pal A, Fatima A, Khanuja, SPS
(2007). Antimycobacterial activity of Lichens. Pharmaceutical
Biology 45 (3): 200-204.
10. Gupta VK, Darokar MP, Shanker K, Negi A, Shrivastava SK, Gupta
MM, Khanuja SPS (2007). Rapid and sensitive HPLC method for the
determination of polyphenols in various Lichen species of Himalayan
origin. J Liquid Chromatography Related Technologies 30: 97-111.
11. Srivastava V,Darokar MP, Fatima A, Kumar JK,Chowdhury C,
Saxena HO, Dwivedi GR, Shrivastava K, Gupta VK, Chattopadhyay
SK, Luqman S, Gupta MM, Negi AS, Khanuja SPS (2007). Synthesis
of diverse analogues of Oenostacin and their antibacterial activities.
Bioorganic Medicinal Chemistry 15: 518-525.
12. Shanker K, Fatima A, Negi AS, Gupta VK, Darokar MP, Gupta MM,
Khanuja SPS (2007). RP-HPLC method for the quantitation of
Glabridin in Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra). Chromatographia
13. Agarwal KK, Khanuja SPS, Ahmad A, Kumar TRS, Gupta VK,
Kumar S (2002). Antimicrobial activity profiles of the two
enantiomers of limonene and carvone isolated from the oils of Mentha
spicata and Anethum sowa. Flavour Fragrance J 17: 59-63.
14. Aggarwal KK, Ahmad A, Kumar TRS, Jain N, Gupta VK, Kumar S,
Khanuja SPS (2000). Antimicrobial activity spectra of Pelargonium
Dr. Vivek Kumar Gupta
Dr. Vivek Kumar Gupta, Scientist-C is a Ph.D. from Central Institute of
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR), Lucknow, has 09 years of research
experience pertaining to Mycobacterial research and has 15 Research Papers
and 06 Patents to his credit. His area of research is Anti-Tuberculosis drug
discovery. He is presently engaged as Principal investigator in conducting
ICMR funded extramural project on anti-tuberculosis drug discovery from
plants used in tribal medicines using in vitro, ex-vivo and phyto-chemistry
graveolens L. and Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt oil constituents
and acyl derivatives. J Med Aroma Plant Sciences 22:544-548.
15. Khanuja SPS, Kumar S, Shasany AK, Dhawan S, Darokar MP,
Tripathy AK, Satapathy S, Kumar TRS, Gupta VK, Tripathi AK,
Awasthi S, Prajapati V, Krishna A, Saikia D (2001). Multiutility plant
'Ganga' of Mentha spicata var. viridis. J Med Aroma Plant Sciences