Assistant Professor, Department of Phytochemistry, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Uttarakhand Ayurved University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Dr. D. K. Semwal is currently serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Phytochemistry, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences at Uttarakhand Ayurved University, Dehradun, India. He has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa during 2013-2015. He received his MSc (Chemistry) in 2005 and PhD (Phytochemistry) in 2009 from HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India. He served as a Lecturer at HNB Garhwal University, India, and later an R&D scientist at an India-based pharmaceutical industry. He worked as a UGC-Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India during 2010-2013. He has been a PI of six R&D projects funded by different agencies. Presently, he is serving as an editor and a reviewer for many international journals. He published more than 100 research papers in various journals of international repute and many books and patents are already in his account. His current research interests are phytochemistry, phytomedicine, clinical pharmacology, drug discovery, Ayurveda and ethnopharmacology.