Oumadevi Veerasamy

Research and Development Manager

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2009: Ph.D in Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Chemistry, speciality “bioactivity of natural substances”, University of Mauritius/Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)/Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
2007: MPhil in Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Chemistry, University of Mauritius/Institut Malgache des Recherches Appliqués.
2004: BSc (Hons). Chemistry, University of Mauritius

EMPLOYMENT

Jul 2013-to date: Research and Development Manager, CEPHYR, Mauritius.

INTERNSHIPS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
Aug-Sep 2011: Laboratoires de Biotechnologie Végétale, Gosselies, Charleroi, Belgium
Fev-Mai 2010/Nov 2010-Jul 2011: Université Catholique de Louvain
Jul-Dec 2005: Institut Malgache des Recherches Appliqués

WORK EXPERIENCE
Jan-Aug 2012: Research assistant, Department of Health Science, University of Mauritius
Mar 2008-Fev 2010: Marketing Consultant, AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
1. Rangasamy, O., Raoelison, G., Rakotoniriana, F., Cheuk, K., Urverg-Ratsimamanga, S., Quetin-Leclercq, J. Gurib-Fakim, A., Subratty, A.H., 2007. Screening for anti-infective properties of several medicinal plants of the Mauritian flora. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 109, 331-337.
2. Rangasamy, O., Mahomoodally, F.M., Subratty, A.H., and Gurib-Fakim, A., 2012. Essential oil composition, antimicrobial potential, phytochemical profile and toxicity of essential oils and crude extracts of sweet basil prior and after flowering. International Journal of Biotechnology for wellness Industries, 1, 85-89.

Oumadevi Veerasamy

Research and Development Manager

Tel: +(230) 466 4900
Fax: +(230) 454 8340

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