Dr. Bitasta Mandal completed her Ph. D in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Noida in the year 2019. Her area of specialization includes Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. Before this, she worked as a lecturer for 3 years at the Institute of Biomedical Education and Research, Mangalayatan University, Uttar Pradesh, India. She has various publications in national and international journals of repute and has actively presented papers in various national and international conferences and seminars. Her areas of research include quality control and standardization of medicinal plants, bioassay guided fractionation of herbal extracts, phytochemical evaluation using different instrumental methods and evaluation of anti-urolithic efficacy of herbal extracts and the phytochemical enriched fractions derived from them.