Project ESR11: Tools for identification in support of legal and safe use of medicinal plants

PhD Fellow: Marco Kreuzer

Supervision: Dr. Julie Hawkins

Host Institution: School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading

Co-supervisors: Dr. Adrian Evans, The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, British Pharmacopoeia Commission

This project will engage in the production of herbal monographs in order to elaborate a role for DNA tools, to develop tools and to test them on species used in Ayurveda.

Duration: 3 years – start March 1st 2014.