Formulation Laboratory

This laboratory is headed by Dr. Guru Betageri and is located within the College of Pharmacy. The laboratory is capable of performing many routine formulation related projects. (Dr. Betageri has supported more than fifty formulation projects to various pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. These have been developed and marketed for generic as well as brand name products. Dr. Betageri has three patents to his credit in Proliposome based drug delivery systems.)

The core equipment available in this laboratory are:

    spray dryer

  • Particle Size Analyzer (Submicron)
  • pH meters
  • Electronic Balances
  • Vortex Mixer
  • Hot plate/Magnetic stirrers
  • Microcentrifuge/Centrifuge
  • Humidity Chamber
  • Freezer (-80 ∞C)
  • Spray Dryer
  • Freeze Dryer
  • Rotary evaporator
  • Sonicator
  • Extruder (Lipex Biomembrane)
  • Homogenizer
  • Tablet Press (10 station “B” tooling)
  • Manual Capsule filling machine
  • Beckman Coulter Cytomics FC500 (Flow Cytometer)
  • Nikon confocal microscope