Dr. Lata A. Panchal, M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
Year started @ KBIPER: 2006
Contact info
Location: KBIPER college campus
Email: latapanchal@gmail.com
Ph.D., Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
M.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
B.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
D.Pharm., Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Dr. Lata Panchal joined KBIPER in September 2006 as a Lecturer in the department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology. She has also worked with Shri Sarvajanik Pharmacy College, Mehsana for two years.
At KBIPER, Dr. Panchal is involved in teaching pharmaceutics, industrial pharmacy, forensic pharmacy, pharmaceutical technology, dosage form design, pharmaceutical calculation, drug delivery systems, microbiology, biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics to Pharm D. and B.Pharm students. She is also involved in research and developmental activities in the areas of formulation development.
Research area of interest
Pharmaceutical Dosage form Development and evaluation, microbiological assays and antimicrobial activities of herbal products
Awards and Recognition
  1. Ph.D. degree in December 2013.
  • Life member, Indian Society For Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Life member, Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA)
Responsibilities: Besides academic work, the job responsibility mainly includes:
  • Act as a committee coordinator and Maintaining online records of AICTE and PCI
  • Counselling the students for academic or social problems
  • Paper-setter and external examiner in saurashtra university, Gujarat University and North Gujarat University, Gujarat Technological University, Charusat and at KSV Gandhinagar.
  • Documentation and maintenance of Department Records like Faculty profiles, Subject files of Dept. including B.Pharm. and M.Pharm.
  • Maintenance of laboratories
  • Interdisciplinary solution of problems by discussion and hard work.
  • Collecting and compiling the information related to Research and Review articles from library as well as Internet.
  • Organizing cocurricular activities like Guest Lectures, Elocution, Debate, Quiz competition, poetry completion and recitation, annual day celebration.
  • Committee member of Women Entrepreneur Cell of the Institute run by Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya.
  • Committee member of maintenance committee
Seminars Delivered:
  • Bioequivalence and Bioavailability study
  • Drug degradation by hydrolysis and its prevention
  • Preparation, evaluation and pharmaceutical applications of liposomes and niosomes
Project Work:
  • Modification of Polymers & Study of Effect of Moisture on Original and Modified Products (M.Ph)
  • Characterization and Evaluation of Natural Gums With Respect to Its Utilization As Excipient In Pharmaceutical Formulation (Ph.D)
  • Formulation Development and Evaluation of Dispersed systems using Natural Gums (GUJCOST)
  • GATE Score: 97.87 percentile
  • Cleared English Proficiency Test with 81%, held for teaching faculties of KSV University.
  • Has served as a Judge for the event I-RAGA in KSV IMPULSE'12 held on 17th March 2012 at KBIPER, Gandhinagar.
  • Has served as a judge for the art "mehdi" at "Sangat 2013" youth festival organized by KSV university.
  • Has provided services as Judge in "Pharma Scrabble" during Apocalypse 2015 at KBIPER, Gandhinagar on 7th and 8th August, 2015.
Paper Presented:
  • Evaluation of Natural Gum (Guar Gum) As a Sustained Release Matrix Forming Material. S. Shah, S.T. Prajapati,M.N.Patel, L.A.Panchal, Dr.C.N.Patel. Nagpur : APTI, Nagpur, 2005. 10th APTI National Convention. PH-97.
  • Evaluation of Natural Excipients in Formulation of Clotrimazole Topical Emulgel. Lata Panchal, Avani Patel, Pragna Shelat, M.N.Zaveri. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HERBAL MEDICINES:RESEARCH AND COMMERCE - GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES'organized by L.M.College of Pharmacy on 27th to 29th December 2018.
Poster Presented:
  • Formulation and Evaluation of self microemulsifying drug delivery system for Glibenclamide as a tool to enhance bioavailability. Neelam Patel, Lata Panchal, Kinesh Patel, Pragna Shelat, Arun Shukla. T2391- 2011 AAPS Annual meeting and exposition.
  • Design and characterization of sustained release multiparticulate dosage of trimetazidine dihydrochloride. M.M.Kyada, B.A.Patel, V.P.Dave, A.J.Maniyar, L.A.Panchal. "Pharma vision 2013" on September 28-29, held at Shri Sarvajanik Pharmacy College, Mehsana.
  • Design and Development of Chronomodulated Drug Delivery System for Quinapril Hydrochloride. Palak Trivedi*,Dharmik Mehta, Lata Panchal, Hetal Patel, Pragna Shelat. W5112-2015 AAPS Annual meeting and exposition.
  • Use of Natural Gums in the preparation of Colon Specific Drug DeliverySystem of Metronidazole. L.A.Panchal, M.N.Zaveri, P.K.Shelat. PT-25"Nipicon 2016" on January 21-23, held at Faculty of Pharmacy, Nirma University.
  • Bioavailability enhancement of Griseofulvin in oral antifungal Emulsion formulation using natural gums. Panchal Lata, Nagar Jinal, Zaveri Maitreyi, Shelat Pragna. DB035 "NCIP-2017" on January 24-25,2017 held at Faculty of Pharmacy, Nirma University.
  • Development and characterization of matrix based sustained release delivery system of Ropinirole hydrochloride. Lata Panchal, Smita Patel, Pragna Shelat, A.K.Shukla. 8th International symposium on "Advances in New Drug Discovery and Development" on 2-4 February, 2017, held at Gujarat University Convention and Exhibition center
Paper Published:
  • Patel ND, Patel KV, Panchal LA, Shukla AK, Shelat PK. Review article on " An Emerging Technique For Poorly Soluble Drugs: Self Emulsifying Drug Delivery System". International journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Archives. 2011; 2(2): 621-629.
  • Panchal L.A., Shelat P.K., Zaveri M.N. (2012). Development and Evaluation of sustained release matrix tablet of Tramadol hydrochloride using natural gums. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 4(4):153-159.
  • Panchal L.A., Shelat P.K., Zaveri M.N. (2012). Evaluation of Natural Gums as a binder in the Preparation of Paracetamol Tablet. Advance Research in Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals 2 (II): 217-221.
  • Dave K., Panchal L.A., Shelat P.K. (2014). Development and Evaluation of Antibacterial Herbal Toothpaste containing Eugenia caryophyllus, Acacia nilotica and Mimusops elengi. International Journal of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2(3): 666-673.
  • D. Bhalodiya, C.Patel, L.Panchal, P.Shelat, A.Lalwani (2014),Optimization and Evaluation of solubility-modulated gastroretentive Floating Matrix Tablet of Furosemide. International journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nanotechnology 7(3):2581-2589.
Workshop And Seminars Attended:
  • Attended xxxiii annual conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS 2000) held at K.B.Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Gandhinagar during 28th to 30th December 2000.
  • One Day Programme on "Emerging Eco-concerns for Pharmacy" held by the Society for Environment Protection(SEP) at L.M.College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad on 14th October, 2001.
  • UGC Sponsered National Symposium on "Global Prospective on Pharma Patents" organized by Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Saurashtra University, Rajkot on 15th March 2008;
  • Member of L.O.C. in National Workshop on "Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs" held at K.S.V.V.'s K.B.Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Gandhinagar on 26th April 2008.
  • National Symposium on "Nanoparticles in Drug Delivery" sponsored by GUJCOST organized by Parul Institute of Pharmacy,Baroda on 5th & 6th July 2008.
  • National level "Patent Awareness Workshop" Sponsored by GUJCOST-Ganhinagar, held at K.S.V.V.'S K.B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Gandhinagar on 11th October 2008.
  • National Workshop on "The Impact of Statistical Techniques in Pharmaceutical Research" supported by GUJCOST, Gandhinagar; held at Education campus - Changa during 5th to 9th January, 2009.
  • Workshop on "Quality in Research" held at Kadi Sarva Vishwa Vidyalaya on 14th April 2009
  • Seminar on "Biostatistics in Pharmaceutcial Sciences" sponsored by Indian Council of Medical Research held at K.S.V.V.'S K.B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Gandhinagar on 26th September, 2009.
  • Delegate in 61st Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC 2009), held at Nirma Institute of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad during 11th to 13th December 2009.
  • National Workshop on "Bio+Chemi+Pharma-Informatics" held at Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar during 20th & 21st February, 2010.
  • Delegate in state conference on "Aspects of Research Methodology" organized at Anand Pharmacy College, Anand, on 15th April, 2010.
  • National Seminar on "Current Trends and Recent Advancement in Herbal Drugs" sponsored by Ayush held at K.S.V.V.'S K.B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Gandhinagar on 22nd January, 2011.
  • Delegate in the Workshop on "Clinical Skills for PharmD Students" organized by the Department of Pharmacy Practice held between 6-7 January 2014. (No.of credits awarded: 4)
  • Worked as a member of L.O.C. in Music committee in SANGAT-2014 held at Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya on 23rd and 24th January,2015.
  • Delegate and member of L.O.C.in the One day seminar on "Women's Health in Women's Hands" a step towards a healthy society, sponsored by GUJCOST and KSV, organized by KBIPER and Faculty of Education, Gandhinagar on 16th October 2015.
  • Delegate in International symposium on "Translational Research in Drug Discovery and Diagnostics" held on 22nd October, 2015 at KBIPER, Gandhinagar.
  • One day International symposia on "Emerging Trends in Pharmaceutical Technology" on 22nd December 2015, held at K.B.Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Gandhinagar.
  • Delegate in 3rd Nirma Institute of Pharmacy International Conference on (NIPICON 2016) "Global discovery in drug discovery, development and regulatory affairs" held at Nirama Institute of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad during 21st to 23rd January 2016.
  • Delegate in GUJCOST sponsored seminar on "Academia-Industry interaction: Hopes and Promises" held organized by K.B.Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Gandhinagar on 30th January 2016.
  • Attended three days TOT ("Training of Teachers") held at Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya on 28th, 29th and 30th April, 2016.
  • Delegate in certificate course "Hands on Training on Basic Cell Culture Techniques" held at KBIPER on 3rd-4th March, 2017.
  • Attended International conference on "Pharmaceutical Regulatory affairs-currant scenario" held at KBIPER on 8th September 2018.
  • Delegate in AICTE sponsored Staff Development Programme on "Recent Trends in Herbal Drug Standardization and Quality Control" held at Shri B.M.Shah College of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Modasa (Gujarat) from October 22nd -November 4th, 2007.
  • Participant in the AICTE-ISTESponsored Short Term Training Programme on "Role of Regulatory Affairs in Context to Global Scenario of Pharmacy Profession" organized by Charutar Vidya Mandal's A.R.College of Pharmacy & G.H.Patel Institute of Pharmacay, Vallabh Vidyanagar from 19th to 24th May 2008.
  • Delegate & Member of L.O.C. in AICTE sponsored Staff Development Programme on "Current and Future Perspectives of New Drug Delivery stems" held at K.S.V.V.'s K.B.Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Gandhinagar during 4th-16th May, 2009.
  • Delegate in programme of staff development in "PCR & Bioinformatics" organized at Disha Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. (as a schedule of AICTE sponsored Staff Development Programme on "Current and Future Perspectives of New Drug Delivery Systems" held at K.S.V.V.'s K.B.Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Gandhinagar during 4th-16th May, 2009) on 6th May 2009.
  • Delegate in certificate course on "Quality by Design (QbD) & Design of Experiments (DoE)" organized by K.B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Gandhinagar held on 25th-27th February, 2015.
  • Participated in two days certificate course "QbD PRINCIPLES: APPLICATIONS IN PHARMACEUTICS" on 19-20 February, 2016 as LOC member.
  • Participated in Gujarat State Pharmacy Council Sponsored "Refresher Course for Pharmacists" held at KBIPER Gandhinagar on 23 to 24 July 2016.
  • Has participated in Phase 1 & Phase 2 of International Faculty Development Program for 3 days Interactive Teaching Methods Including Active & Problem Base Learning, 4 Cs Theory and Employability Skills For The 21st Century World of Work held at Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar.