Namrita Lall


Namrita Lall

Natural Products


Professor Lall completed her PhD at the University of Pretoria in 2001. She is currently a professor of Medicinal Plant Science at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Her main research interests include anti-tuberculosis natural product leads from medicinal plants, susceptibility studies of other bacteria to medicinal plants, the cytotoxicity of plant extracts/compounds, the anti-cancer activity of medicinal plants, the anti-tyrosinase (skin pigmentation, skin lightening) activity of plants, and the isolation and purification of bioactive principles from plants. She currently supervises 14 postgraduate students and has published 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals. She has registered one USA patent and five South African patents.


TITLE: Natural skin-care with South African plants
DATE: 31 August 2016
TIME: 11:55

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