As one of the basic disciplines of the pharmacy profession, Pharmacognosy Department examines natural origin drug raw materials. The detection, isolation, structure determination and biological activity studies of natural bioactive compounds that can be used for therapeutic, prophylactic or dermo-cosmetic purposes, as well as quality control processes and standardization of products of natural origin, are among the research areas of Pharmacognosy.


Research Areas

•         Pharmacopoeia analysis

•         Bioactivity studies to determine the biological activities of natural resources

•         Detection of the bioactive compounds in natural resources and, the isolation and structure determination of these compounds

•         Development and validation studies of phytochemical analysis methods

•         Natural dermocosmetics, food supplements and nutraceuticals

•         Quality control and standardization studies on natural products

•         Traditional and complementary medicine methods

•         Phytotherapy


Academic Staff

Assistant Professor Osman Tuncay AGAR
Assistant Professor Fatma Tugce GURAGAC DERELI

Assistant Professor Semih BULUT