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Dr. Sonia Singh

Dr. Sonia Singh

  • Associate Professor
    Institute of Pharmaceutical Research
  • Department

    Pharmaceutical Research
  • Contact Details:

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    Contact Number :9997066034, 05662250615

  • Experience

    14 years Teaching experience in the field of Pharmacy.

  • Qualifications

    • PhD (2021): GLA University, Mathura, U.P
    • M.Pharm (Pharmacognosy) (Distinction Holder) (2008): KLE’s College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, Karnataka.
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-


  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-



  • 01Singh S (2007). GMP in Indian system of Medicine. 60th IPC, Delhi.
  • 02Singh S (2007). Herbal therapy in Depression. Pharmabuzz.
  • 03Singh S (2008). Herbs for losing weight. Pharmabuzz.
  • 04Singh S (2008). Natural therapy for Epilepsy. Trendz in medical world.
  • 05Divakar K, Semwal BC, Singh S (2008). Alternative therapy for the treatment of Diabetes. Available online at –http:/
  • 06Singh S, Semwal BC (2009). Zoo pharmacognosy: Nature’s Pharmacy used by animals. Available online at –
  • 07Semwal BC, Gupta J, Singh S, Kumar Y, Giri M (2009). Antihyperglycemic activity of root of Berberis aristata DC in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Green Pharmacy.
  • 08 Tandon S, Singh S (2009). Aromatherapy herbal remedy. Available online at-
  • 09Singh S (2009). Naturaopathy in Madhumeha (Diabetes Mellitus). Ayurvedic Drug index.
  • 10Singh S (2009). Ocimum sanctum Linn. (Tulsi) – Queen of Herbs. Ayurvedic Drug index.
  • 11Tandon S, Singh S, Semwal BC (2009). Indian aromatherapy: A Mystique aroma of Indian”, Pharmaabuzz.
  • 12Sharma S, Semwal B, Tandon S, Rana P (2011). Anthelminitic activity of the whole plant of Sphaeranthus indius Linn. Journal of Pharmacy Research.
  • 13Agrawal N, Singh S (2010). Antidiabetic activity of leaves and flowers extracts of Cassia auriculata. Int. J.Pharmacol. Biol.Sci.
  • 14Tandon S, Sharma S, Rajput R, Yadav PK, Singh K (2011). Biotech drugs The next boom in pharmaceutical market. J. Pharm. Res. Opin.
  • 15Singh S, Mohan G, Agrawal N, Tandon S, Semwal BC (2011). Pharmacovigilance: A new era for Herbal Safety. J Pharmacovig Drug Safety.
  • 16Sharma S, Tandon S, Semwal B, Singh K (2011). Momordica charantia Linn: A comprehensive review on bitter remedy. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Opinion.
  • 17 Singh S (2011).Ethnobotanical survey of some of the herbs used in JorhatDistrict. Assam. International journal of current pharmaceutical science.
  • 18Semwal BC, Agrawal KK, Singh K, Tandon S, Sharma S (2011) . Alopecia: switch to herbal medicine. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Opinion.
  • 19Singh S, Semwal BC, Neeli GS (2011). Natural Therapy for Epilepsy. Pharma Buzz.
  • 20 Singh S, Semwal BC, Neeli GS (2017). Microscopic and physicochemical evaluation of leaves of Sphaeranthus indicus Linn. Pharmacognosy Journal.
  • 21Upadhyay PK, Singh S, Agrawal G, Vishwakarma VK (2017). Pharmacological activities and therapeutic uses of resins obtained from Ferula asafoetida Linn.: A Review. International Journal of Green Pharmacy. 
  • 22Singh S, Semwal BC, Upadhaya PK (2019). Pharmacognostic study of Sphaeranthus indicus Linn.: A Review. Pharmacognosy Journal.
  • 23Semwal BC, Yadav HN, Ragini N, Singh S (2019). Evaluation of antiulcer activity of Manilkara zapota (Linn) leaves extract in Wistar rats. International Journal of Green Pharmacy.
  • 24Singh S, Semwal BC (2020). Protective effect of methanol leaf extract of Sphaeranthus indicus L. on an experimental model of epilepsy. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources.
  • 25Semwal BC, Singh S, Pandey S (2020). Pharmacological and phytochemical studies of Sesbania grandiflora (Linn.) – A Review. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.
  • 26Singh S, Bajpai M, Mishra P (2020). Self-emulsifying drug delivery system (SEDDS): an emerging dosage form to improve the bioavailability of poorly absorbed drugs. Critical Reviews™ in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems. (SCI-IF-4.889)
  • 27Singh S, Bajpai M, Mishra P (2020). C arissa carandas L.–phyto-pharmacological review. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology.(SCI-IF- 3.765)
  • 28Garabadu D, Singh S, Gautam T (2021). Manilkara hexandra (Roxb.) Dubard Ameliorates Acetic Acid-induced Rat Gastric Ulcer. Journal of Dietary Supplements. (IF-2-27)
  • 29Singh S (2020). Antidiabetic activity (In vitro alpha amylase inhibitory) of ethanol extract of Carissa carandas Linn. roots. S Singh. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.
  • 30Singh S, Jha M (2020). A comprehensive pharmacognostic review: Manilkara hexandra (Roxb.) dubard. Int J Pharm Sci & Res.
  • 31Semwal BC, Singh S, Yadav H (2020). Possible involvement of heme oxygenase-1 in attenuation of diabetes mellitus induced vascular endothelial dysfunction in rodents.  International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.
  • 32Semwal BC, Singh S (2021). Diabetic Nephropathy- A Compressive Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. (In press).
  • 33Singh S, Bajpai M, Mishra P (2020). Pharmacognostical evaluation of indigenous herbal drug: Carissa carandas Linn. fruit. Annals of Phytomedicine.
  • 34Singh S, Sharma H (2020). Ramification of drying techniques on the nutrient quality of Coriandrum sativum Linn. leaves grown in Ajhai region, U.P (India). Indian Journal of Natural Sciences.
  • 35Singh S, Semwal BC (2020). Determination of chlorophyll content and foliar micro-morphological studies of Hibiscus species. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences.
  • 36Singh S, Pathak S, Agrawal N, Maiti PP (2020). Correlation between in vitro antioxidant activity and GC-MS evaluation of Calotropis gigantea (L.) R. Br. root extract. Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. (SCI-IF-0.284)
  • 37Singh S, Agrawal N (2021). Effect of drying methods on the nutritional content and In-vitro Antioxidant capacity of Chenopodium album L. and Spinacia oleracea L. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology.
  • 38Singh S, Bajpai M, Mishra P (2021). Pharmacognostic Profile, In-vitro Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Potential of Ethanolic Fruit Extract of Pyrus communis Linn., Current Bioactive Compounds.
  • 39Semwal BC, Murti Y, Singh S (2021). Covid-19: Treatment with Remdesivir. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences.
  • 40Semwal BC, Singh S, Mishra A (2021). In vivo anti-arthritic effect of ethanol extract of Plunchea lanceolata on complete freund s adjuvant (cfa)-induced arthritis in rats. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences.
  • 41Singh S (2021). Keratin-based materials in Biomedical engineering. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering.
  • 42Sharma H, Singh S, Pathak S (2021). Pathogenesis of COVID-19, Disease Outbreak: A Review. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. (SCI-IF-2.837)
  • 43Singh S, Agrawal N (2021). Process Validation: Needed Approach for Herbal drugs. Pharma Times.
  • 44Singh S, Bajpai M, Mishra P (2021). Herbal Folklore Medication for Liver Disorders. Current Traditional Medicine.
  • 45Singh S, Kumar A, Semwal BC. PRISMA Based Systematic Review: Pharmacognostic Study of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. (SCI-IF-3.862)
  • 46Singh Sonia, Bajpai Meenakshi and Mishra Pradeep (2021). In vitro Antiradical activity and Hepatoprotective potential of Herbal extract from Medicinal plants of Rosaceae family.Res. J. Biotech.

Paper Presented

  • 01Presented Paper, Randomized controlled trial in pediatric – Safety and effectiveness”, AICTE/ISTE sponsored STTP on Research advances in drug discovery and design, Palwal Mar 16-20th 2009.
  • 02Presented Paper in Seminar on Pharmaceutical Research and Development: Challenges and Opportunities ,organised by Advanced Institute of Pharmacy, Palwal on 15th January 2011.
  • 03Presented Paper in National seminar on importance of cell lines in Pharmaceutical research in India on 14-15th Nov 2011, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shoolini University, Solan, H.P and Sponsored by DST.
  • 04Presented Poster in AKTU sponsored National Conference on Role of Intellectual Property Protection in Industry and Device Development: A Context Towards Quality Products, organized by Institute of Pharmacy on 8th Sep 2019 at PSIT, Kanpur.
  • 05Presented Poster in 13th Annual Convention of ABAP & International Conference on Environmental Sustainability, Human health and Development, organized by Department of Biotechnology at Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Vadlamudi, Guntur Dist, Andhra Pradesh, India on 20th-22nd Dec, 2019.
  • 06Presented Poster in International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering & Science, organized by University Polytechnic, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh with Council for Productive Education & Research (Affiliated by Vigyan Prasar, DST Govt. of India) from 11th-12th Jan 2020.
  • 07Presented Poster in 7th International Congress of Society for Ethnopharmacology, India,”Ethnopharmacology in development of Scientifically Validated Quality Products from Medicinal Plants and Regulatory Aspects, organized by Bioactive Natural Product Laboratory, School of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi on 15th-17th Feb 2020.
  • 08Presented paper Keratin based materials in Biomedical engineering, FSAET-2020, 18-19th Dec 2020,GLA Univeristy.
  • 09“In-vitro Antiradical and Hepatoprotective Activity of Pyrus communis Linn. Ethanolic Fruit Extract”. Best E- Poster Award in ‘Phytochemistry & Natural Product Chemistry’ area during APP 13TH INDO-US VIRTUAL CONFERENCE Theme: "Trends and Challenges in Pharmaceutical Sciences" at R.J. World College of Pharmacy Education and Technology, Jakhod, Surajgarh, Rajasthan, India on the 10th day of February 2021.

Book Chapter

  • 01Book chapter, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of Coriander in Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices, Neha Mishra (Editor) , IGI Publication, 2020DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2524-1
  • 02Book chapter, Role of Herbal Supplements in the Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes in Treating Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders With Herbal Medicines, Arif Hussain and Shalini Behl  (Editors), IGI Publication,2020,  DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4808-0
  • 03Book chapter, Antiviral Herbal Drugs: A Scientific Validation of Their Efficacy in Covid-19,  The Clinical Management, Amit Kumar Verma and Arun Kumar Rastogi (Editors) InSc Publishing House, Chikmangalur, 2020.
  • 04Book chapter, Chemistry, Biological Activities and Uses of Asafoetida in Reference Series in Phytochemistry. Gums, Resins and Latexes of Plant Origin, Prof. Hosakatte Niranjana Murthy (Editor), Springer Publication , 2021, In Press.
  • 05 Book chapter, Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin Benth.) A Comprehensive Review on Medicinal Aromatic Plant with Industrial Utilization in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Production, Processing and Pharmaceutics" (4 volumes)’ consented to be published from Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA and to be marketed by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group); Editor: Amritesh C. Shukla, Sunita Facknath, Debashis Mandal, and Bernadetta Montanari, 2021. In Press.
  • 06Book chapter, Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers : A Review on Medicinal Aromatic Plant with Industrial and Therapeutical Utilization in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Production, Processing and Pharmaceutics" (4 volumes)’ consented to be published from Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA and to be marketed by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group); Editor: Amritesh C. Shukla, Sunita Facknath, Debashis Mandal, and Bernadetta Montanari, 2021. In Press.
  • 07Book Published: Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Today and Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, New Delhi. 2021.
  • 08Book chapter published, COVID-19: Different strains of corona and vaccine efficacy in COVID-19 Vaccination and it’s outcome, 2021, Lexicon International Publisher.
  • 09Book chapter, Application of Nanoemulsion in Tuberculosis Treatment in Handbook of Research on Nanoemulsion Applications in Agriculture, Food, Health, and Biomedical Sciences, IGI Publications. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8378-4.ch008.


  • 01Butter Ghee Separator; Published on 18 September 2020; Application no.202011030132 A.
  • 02Portable plant histological micro-section cutter; Published on 26th March 2021; Application no. 202111010387 A.
  • 01Attended 59thIndian Pharmaceutical Congress, organised by Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI), Bangalore on 20th to 23rd Dec 2007 at Varanasi.
  • 02Attended National workshop on survey of medicinal plants in western Ghats on 27th&28th Sep.2008 at KLE’s College of Pharmacy &J.N.Medical college, B.Pharmacy for women in association with Indain Society Of Pharmacognosy, Regional Medical Research Centre, ICMR, Belgaum .
  • 03Attended Awareness-cum –Training programme on IEEE-Resources on 26th Feb 2011 at GLA University.
  • 04Attended National conference on Phytomedicines – An alternate to modern medicine and their molecular expression on 16-17th Feb 2013, GLA University, Mathura.
  • 05Attended Teacher Development Programme “Teachers of Tomorrow” on 4th May 2013, GLA University, Mathura.
  • 06Attended Indian Pharmacological Society North Zone Conference New horizons in Pharmacy and Pharmacology on 15-16th Feb 2014, GLA University, Mathura.
  • 07Attended One Day Workshop on Handling of Analytical Instruments (8th Mar 2014), GLA University, Mathura.
  • 08Attended National Seminar on Nano Technology: Regulatory Aspects, March 14, 2015, at GLA University.
  • 09Attended Workshop on Entrepreneurial Scope in Pharmaceutical Sciences on 23th, 24th& 25th April 2015 at Khandari Campus, Agra in association with EDI & DST, Govt of India.
  • 10Workshop on Implementation of CPCSEA Guidelines in Pharmacy Institutions, sponsored by ICMR, New Delhi, 30th Sept&1st Oct 2016 at Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, GLA University, Mathura.
  • 11Attended National Conference on “Pharmaceutical Science Research: Drug Development, Validation and Analytical Methods”, organized by Advanced Institute of Pharmacy (NCAIP-2016) on 24th December, 2016.
  • 12Workshop on Basic Course for Dynamic Light Scattering, GLA University.
  • 13Attended One-Day Workshop on Scientific Writing Skills for Research Papersand Projects organized by Office of the dean(R&D), GLA University, Mathura on 7th April 2018.
  • 14Attended One-Day Workshop on Basic Concepts in Medical Writing, organized by GLA University, Mathura on 14th April 2018.
  • 15Attended Seminar on Regulatory and Safety Aspects of Radiopharmaceuticals in Healthcare held at GLA University on 6th October 2018.
  • 16Attended National Symposium on Recent Advancements in Neurophysiology and Neuropharmacology, on 2-3 Nov 2018 at GLA University.
  • 17Attended foundation course in Education Methodology, April-May 2020, APTI.
  • 18Attended online webinar on Data Science Talk of the Town and Future of Drug Development , 8th May 2020, School of Pharmacy and Technical Management, SVKM’S NMIMS, Hyderabad.
  • 19Attended online webinar on Protein engineering and formulation for therapeutic applications, 13th May 2020, NIPER, Kolkata.
  • 20Attended International e-conference on Pharmaceutical care and Management Prospective of COVID-19 Pandemic, 15-16th May 2020, University School of Pharmaceutical Science, Mohali
  • 21Attended National webinar on Intellectual Property for New India, 16th May 2020, Gujarat Technological University.
  • 22Attended Two day National e-conference on Green Intellectual Property (Green IP) for health care, Innovations Globally, 16-17th May 2020, School of Pharmacy
  • 23Attended Webinar on Academics, Ethics and Plagiarism, 19th May 2020, APTI.
  • 24Attended e-FDP on Advances in Pharmaceutics Research, 21st -26th May 2020, GLA University.
  • 25Attended National webinar on Pharmacist in 21st century and Artificial Intelligence, 29th May 2020, Shri Prakaschand jain College of Pharmacy and Research, Jamner.
  • 26Attended webinar-3.0 on Holistic approach to fight COVID-19 :Immunity boosting and treatment options, 23rd May 2020, LIoyd Institute of Management and technology.
  • 27Attended Webinar on Research opportunities in Post COVID-ERA, 30th May 2020, Alpine College of Management and Toxicology.
  • 28Attended webinar on Research grants and funding:A guide to acquiring Vitamin M, May 2020, APTI.
  • 29Attended Webinar on Commemoration of World Ocean Day, 8th June 2020, Department of Marine Science School of Marine Sciences, Bharathidasan University.
  • 30Attended e-webinar series on Advancing Scientific Knowledge in times of Pandemic in the area of COVID-19, 10th June 2020, C.L.Baid Metha College of Pharmacy, Chennai.
  • 31Attended International webinar on How to improve the quality of Phytomedicines, 25th June 2020, M.M.College of Pharmacy, Mullana, Ambala.
  • 32Attended International conference on Atma Nirbhar Bharat Organic Farming for Organic food and on the occasion of 150th Gandhi Jayanti, 2nd Aug 2020, on 13th Aug 2020, Sri lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University,, New Delhi.
  • 33Attended Virtual training on Freshwater Pearl culture for entrepreneur development –Third batch (Online), 28th -30rd Dec 2020, ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar.
  • 34Attended Online FDP on Health management, 4th Jan 2021, ATAL, Shaheed Bhagat Singh State Technical Campus, Ferozepur.
  • 35Attended AICTE sponsored STTP (Phase1) , Innovative pedagogy to develop and implement skill based pharmacy curriculum: A faculty perspective, 16th -23rd  Jan 2021, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • 36Attended two day international online workshop on Integration of animation in teaching learning , 28th -29th Jan 2021, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra.
  • 37Attended ATAL online FDP on Leadership and excellence, 1st -5th Feb 2021, Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University College of Engineering, Anantapur, AP.
  • 38Attended ATAL online FDP on Blended leadership and flipped classroom, 8-12th Feb 2021, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat.
  • 39Attended AICTE-ICTE approved orientation/refresher programme on In-silico drug discovery and design methods and applications, 1st -3rd Mar 2021, Bapatla College of Pharmacy,Bapatla , AP.
  • 40Attended ATAL online elementary FDP on Academic leadership in higher education, 17th- 21st May 2021, Central University, Rajasthan.
  • 41Attended ATAL online elementary FDP on Personal effectiveness in teaching learning process: A pharmaceutical perspective, 5th -9th July 2021, National College of Pharmacy.
  • 42Attended National conference on National education policy-Transformational reforms in higher education:Making a global impact, 17-118th Dec 2021, Lloyd Institute of Management and Technology (Pharm.).

Life member of

  • 01 The Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India,
  • 02 InPharmAssociation,“SOPI”.
  • 03Association of Pharmacy Professionals

Online Certification Courses

  • Successfully completed Online NPTEL-AICTE Faculty Development Programme and NPTEL Online Certification course on Cell Culture Technologies held in Feb-Apr (8 weeks) 2019, and scored Elite category.
  • Successfully completed Online NPTEL Online Certification course on Plant Developmental Biology held in Aug-Sep (4 weeks) 2019, and scored Silver Elite category with Topper of the course (81%).
  • Online Coursera certificate course, Herbal Medicine, May 2020.
  • Online Coursera certificate course, Aromatherapy: Clinical use of essential oils, May 2020.
  • Online Coursera certificate course, Traditional herbal medicine in supportive cancer care: From alternative to integrative, June 2020.
  • Online Coursera certificate course, Women in environmental biology, 14th Nov 2021.
  • Online Coursera certificate course, Health concepts in Chinese medicine, 16th Nov 2021.