Dr. Arulselvan Palanisamy

Dr. Arulselvan Palanisamy, Adjunct Associate Professor, Muthayammal Centre for Advanced Research (MCAR) and previously a Research Fellow at the Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia and post-doctoral researcher in Academia Sinica, Taiwan. He graduated with an MSc in Biochemistry from Periyar University, Tamilnadu, India, before furthering his studies by pursuing his PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Madras, Chennai, India.


Dr. Arulselvan Palanisamy has acquired significant research experience in diverse areas of Biochemistry and Biotechnology with a major research focus on natural products, specifically on the pharmacological action of bioactive compounds, inflammation, nano-drug delivery system etc. Dr. Arulselvan has published 95 scientific papers in internationally reputed scientific journals, refereed proceedings, book chapters and has been conferred with several distinguished awards for his efforts, namely, Young Researcher Award by Venus International Foundation, Tamilnadu, India; Gold Medal for research innovation at PRPI Invention, Research and Innovation Exhibition 2014; 2016, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Best Poster Award by the Royal Society of Chemistry during Joint Malaysia-UK Symposium on Natural Product Chemistry and Drug Discovery 2014, and many more. His research work has been cited over 1,700 times and he has presented in 30 conferences worldwide. Additionally, Dr. Arulselvan’s professional and scientific activities include being the lead Guest Editor, Academic Editor and Associate Editor/Editorial Board Member for few International Scientific Journals.