The history of the department of pharmacognosy and botany stems from the moment of opening of pharmaceutical faculty in 1966 at Kursk state medical institute.
The department came into existence as part of the department of biology (the head of the department professor G.M. Tkachenko) where was organized the course of botany.
In 1981 there was organized the department of botany which was headed by Alexander Alexandrovich Bubenchikov PhD in Biology, associate professor of the department of pharmacognosy in those years and later professor DsC in Pharmacy.
From 1994 to the present day the department of pharmacognosy and botany is headed by the graduate of Kursk state medical university DsC in Pharmacy professor V.N. Bubenchikova. At the present time 2 professors, 4 associate professors, 3 senior teachers (I.M. Zhukov, L.I. Prokoscheva, Yu.A. Kondratova) and 1 assistant work at the department. The employees of the department conduct scientific researches in complex topics: “Learning of medical plants of Central Russia and carrying out of ecological monitoring for condition of the environment”, “Carrying out of ecological monitoring for condition of the environment in Central Russia and enlargement of raw materials base of advanced medical plants”.
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