Dr. M K Verma

Analytical Chemistry Division (Instrumentation)
CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine,Canal Road, Jammu – 180001
Email: mkverma[at]iiim[dot]ac[dot]in, mkverma[at]iiim[dot]res[dot]in

Positions Held  
Position Held Date Organization
Technical Officer 2012 - Present CSIR-IIIM
Technical  Assistant 2005 - 2012 CSIR-IIIM
Honors and Awards  
  • Received the Departmental Research Fellowship for  Ph.D. from Dept. of  Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

  • Received training on “LABORATORY QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM & INTERNAL AUDIT AS PER ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & NABL Requirements” organized by Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India.

  • Life Member, Indian Society of  Analytical Scientists Delhi-Chapter

  • Life Member, Essential Oil Association of India, Delhi

  • Reviewer for  ACS, RSC  & Science direct Journals

Research Area

  • Modern Analytical Chemistry and its application to solving problems in multidisciplinary fields with special reference to drug discovery. Development of HPLC, HPLC-MS, UPLC-Q-TOF-MS methodologies of structurally and therapeutically different drugs for ADME and their metabolites studies.

  • Modern sophisticated analytical tools for study of pharmaceutical analysis and chemistry of natural products with special reference to phytochemical analysis.

  • Environmental Analytical Chemistry: PAHs, Trace analysis of pesticides by hyphenated techniques such as HPLC-MS and GC-MS.

  • Applications of liquid chromatography - mass spectrometry and standardization of herbal drugs and herbal based formulations. 

  • Quality profiles of high value Medicinal & Aromatic  plants by using gas chromatography- mass spectrometry.

  • Bioanalytical applications of modern analytical instruments in the bioanalysis with special references to peptides and proteins analysis.



  • Sharma, N.; Verma, M K.;  Gupta, D K.; Satti, N K.; Khajuria, R K . Isolation and quantification of pinitol in Argyrolobium roseum plant by 1H-NMR. J. saudi Chem. Soc.(2014) ,DOI:10.1016/j.jscs.2014.07.002.

  • Gupta, D K.;  Verma, M K.; Lal,S .; Anand, R.; Khajuria, R K.; Kitchlu, S.; Koul, S. Extraction studies of Podophyllum hexandrum using conventional & non conventional extraction methods by using HPLC –UV –DAD. Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies,(2014), 37(2)259-273  DOI:10.1080/10826076.2012.745134.

  • Pathania, A S.; Guru,S K.; Verma, M K.; Sharma,C.; Abdullah, S T.; Malik,F.; Chandra, S.; Katoch, M.; Bhushan, S. Disruption of the PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling cascade and induction of apoptosis in HL-60 cells by an essential oil from Monarda citriodora. Food Chemical Toxicology,(2013), 62,246-254. DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2013.08.037

  • Khajuria, R K.; Sharma,N.;  Koul , J.L.;  Verma, M K. Concentration dependent Electrospray Ionisation Mass Spectrometry and Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS ) studies on (E,E)-1-[5-(1,3-benzodioxol-5yl)-1-oxo-2,4-pentadienyl]- piperidine (Piperine) and its analogues. SpringerPlus, (2013),2,427. Doi:10.1186/2193-1801-2-427

  • Gupta,S.; Pandotra, P.; Gupta, A P.;  Verma,M K.; Ahuja,A.; Vishwakarma, R A . Direct rhizogenesis, in vitro stolon proliferation and high-throughput regeneration of plantlets in Glycyrrhiza glabra, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum,35(9),2699-2705(2013). DOI:10.1007/s11738-013-1302-1
  • Verma, M. .; Nazar, I A .; Tikoo,M K.; Singh,G.; Gupta,D K.; Anand,R .; Khajuria, R K.; Sharma, S C , Johri, R K. Development of a validated UPLC-q TOF-MS method for the dtermination of curcuminoids and their pharmacokinetic study in mice. DARU-Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences,(2013), 21, 1-11, DOI: 10.1186/2008-2231-21-11.

  • Gupta,D K.; Verma, M.K.;  Anand,R.; Khajuria, R K.Development of a validated UPLC–qTOF-MS/MS method for determination of bioactive constituent from Glycyrrhiza glabra. Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis,(2013),3(3),205-210.DOI: 10.1016/j.jpha.2013.01.001

  • Verma, M .; Anand, R.; Shawl,A S.; Kitchlu, S.; Shahi,A K.; Chandra, S .; Koul ,S.; Khajuria,R K.Variation in the Composition of the Essential Oils of Rosmarinus officinalis L. Grown in Sub-Tropical Region of Jammu and Temperate Region of Kashmir, India. Asian Journal of Chemistry, (2012),24(6), 2799-2801.

  • Verma, M K.; Anand,R.; Chisti,A M.; Kitchlu,S.; Shawl, A S.; Khajuria, R K. Essential Oil Composition of Artemisia dracunculus L. (Tarragon)growing in Kashmir-India. Journal of Essential oil Bearing Plants,(2010), 13(3), 31-335 DOI:10.1080/0972060X.2010.10643830

  • Sachin, B S.; Najar, I A.; Sharma, S C.;  Verma,M K.; Reddy,M V.; Anand,R.; Khajuria,R K .; Koul,S.; Johri,R K. Simultaneous determination of etoposide and a piperine analogue (PA-1) by UPLC –q- TOF: Evidence that PA-1 enhances the oral bioavailability of etoposide in mice. Journal of Chromatography B,(2010), 878,823-830 . DOI:10.1016/j.jchromb.2010.01.048

  • Verma, M K.; Chisti,A M.; Meena, R S.; shawl, A S. Seasonal Variation in Chemical Constituents of essential oil of Artemisia dracunculus L. Indian Perfumer,(2008), 52(2), 19-21 .

  • Analytical Chemistry