Consortium on Modern tools and techniques for drug design and discovery-A paradigm shift


T.John College of Pharmacy has organized a one day national level online conference from the Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry on “Consortium on Modern tools and techniques for drug design and discovery-A paradigm shift” on 26/03/2022.  The session started with the Welcome address by our esteemed Principal, Dr.Vineeth Chandy, followed by the inagural Address by Dr.V. Ravichandran, Director, NIPER-Kolkata and NIPER-Hijapur. The session started with the first speaker, Dr. Swapan Kumar Samanta, Lead investigator, Discovery chemistry, Syngene, Hyderabad with the topic on  Drug Discovery-An Overview, followed by Dr. Santosh S Chhajed, Professor, Mumbai Educational Trust’s Institute of Pharmacy, Bhujbal Knowledge city on  the topic of Molecular docking approach in designing of novel medicinal agents. Dr. Prashanta, CN, Assistant Professor, who was the third and the last speaker of the conference was from the Department of Biotechnology, Reva University, Bangalore delivered the lecture on the topic of Pharmacokinetic and regulatory pathways of drug discovery and development. About 610 registrations done in the conference which includes students, faculty, professionals from company and hospitals across India and also from abroad. The conference also had e-poster presentation and all the presenter presented very well. Total presenters for the conference was 26, of which three participants were selected for the Best Participation. They were Ms. NVL Sirisha Mulukuri, (Presenter no. 6), Ms. K. Dhunmati (Presenter No. 19) and Ms. S.Rekha (Presenter no. 11). Finally, the conference concluded with vote of thanks by Dr.D. Visagaperumal, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.