Dr. Rakeshwar Bandichhor

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, India

                                                       Biography :

Dr. Rakeshwar has more than 80 papers including patents and book chapters published/accepted in various International Journals. Notably, in the area of Organic Chemistry, Dr. Rakeshwar has coauthored a chapter in the book entitled “Green Chemistry in Pharmaceutical industry”.He has won the various awards in his career e.g. Chairman Excellence Award in the category of individual functional excellence, Best Cost Leadership Award  for the development of Lopinavir, Ritonavir & their components and Anveshan Award at Dr. Reddy’s. As a part of organizational building efforts, he also supervises master’s & Ph.D. students in their dissertations. He has been invited in several conferences e.g. IIT-Mumbai, IGCW-2009, BIT-Ranchi, BITS Pilani, 9th Heterocyclic Conference, University of Florida, JNTU-Hyderabad, ISCB-2011, Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation, Hyderabad etc. to deliver  lectures. He is also currently acting as an Associate  Editor of GERF Bulletin of Bioscience.   Recently, he has become a member National Advisory Board of Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists


Dr.Parathasarathi Das

IIT – ISM, Dhanbad, India

                                              Biography :

Dr.Parathasarathi Das IIT – ISM, Dhanbad, IndiaDoctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Organic Chemistry, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, University of Poona, India (1993-1999)Master of Science (M.Sc.), Organic Chemistry, University of Burdwan, Burdwan, India (1991-1993)POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (2002- 2003)Department of Chemistry, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan (2000- 2002)Institut für Organische Chemie, RWTH-Aachen, Aachen, Germany (1999-2000)AcademicAssociate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, India (Dec 2017-date)Principal Scientist, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR), Jammu, India (2012-Nov 2017)Scientist Fellow, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR), Jammu, India (2011-2012)IndustryResearch Investigator, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd./Aurigene Discovery Technologies, Hyderabad, India (2007-2011) Principal Scientist, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., Hyderabad, India (2005-2006)Senior Scientist, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., Hyderabad, India (2003-2005)
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Dr.Toyonobu Usukii

Sophia University,Japan.

                                                      Biography :

Toyonobu Usuki obtained his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry under the supervision of Professor Masahiro Hirama and Professor Masayuki Inoue from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 2000, 2002, and 2005, respectively. After postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of Professor Koji Nakanishi at the Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, USA, from 2005 to 2007 as a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, he joined the Department of Materials and Life Sciences, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, as an Assistant Professor (Principal Investigator) in 2008. Since 2013, he is an Associate Professor at the same university. His research interests include natural products chemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and bioorganic chemistry.


Dr. Gopal Natesan

Director,MAHSA University,Malaysia

                                              Biography :

Gopal Natesan has completed his Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Hamdard University (Jamia Hamdard) New Delhi, India in 2000 and currently serving as Professor of Medicinal Chemistry & Deputy Dean of Research & Innovation and Students Affairs in Faculty of Pharmacy, MAHSA University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His research focuses on the synthesis of newer small chemical entities, quinazolinones heterocyclic pharmacophore and their preliminary screening in both in-vivo and in-vitro models mainly focusing on pain & inflammation and also for newer microbial agents. He has published >40 articles in indexed journals and presented >80 papers in conferences and invited speakers at international scientific meetings and conferences and serves as a reviewer for several scientific international journals and also as Editorial/Advisory board of various journals.

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Dr. Gautham Sethi

Associate Professor, NUS, Singapore

Research Interests

Mechanism(s) of regulation of oncogenic transcription factors by carcinogens and inflammatory agents.Identification of novel pharmacological compounds that can suppress activation of these transcription factors.Development and characterization of orthotopic/transgenic and xenograft mouse models of cancer.

Selected Publications

Chai EZ, Shanmugam MK, Arfuso F, Dharmarajan A, Wang C, Kumar AP, Samy RP, Lim LH, Wang L, Goh BC, Ahn KS, Hui KM, Sethi G. Targeting transcription factor STAT3 for cancer prevention and therapy. (2015). Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Jun;162:86-97. (IF=9.7).Zhang J, Ahn KS, Kim C, Shanmugam MK, Siveen KS, Arfuso F, Samy RP, Deivasigamani A, Lim LH, Wang L, Goh BC, Kumar AP, Hui KM, Sethi G. Nimbolide-induced oxidative stress abrogates STAT3 signaling cascade and inhibits tumor growth in transgenic adenocarcinoma of mouse prostate model. (2015). Antioxid Redox Signal. 2016 Apr 10;24(11):575-89. (IF= 7.4).Li F, Shanmugam MK, Siveen KS, Wang F, Ong TH, Loo SY, Swamy MM, Mandal S, Kumar AP, Goh BC, Kundu T, Ahn KS, Wang LZ, Hui KM, Sethi G. Garcinol sensitizes human head and neck carcinoma to cisplatin in a xenograft mouse model despite downregulation of proliferative biomarkers. (2015). Oncotarget. 6: 5147-5163. (IF=6.6).Manu KA, Shanmugam M, Ramachandran L, Li F, Fong CW, Kumar AP, Tan P, Sethi G. First evidence that g-tocotrienol inhibits the growth of human gastric cancer and chemosensitizes it to capecitabine in a xenograft mouse model through the modulation of NF-kB pathway. (2012). Clin Cancer Res. 18: 2220-2229 (IF= 8.7).Ramachandran L, Manu KA, Shanmugam MK, Li F, Siveen KS, Vali S, Kapoor S, Abbasi T, Surana R, Smoot DT, Ashktorab H, Tan P, Ahn KS, Yap CW, Kumar AP, Sethi G. Isorhamnetin inhibits proliferation, invasion, and induces apoptosis through the modulation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma activation pathway in gastric cancer. (2012). J Biol Chem. 287: 38028-38040 (IF=4.4).


Prof. Arend L. Mapanawang

Laboratory STIKES Nursing Halmahera, Indonesia

DR. Arend L. Mapanawang, Sp.PD, Finasim is the director of Health Medical College in Halmahera, North of Maluku, Indonesia as well as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Health Medicine and Current Research (, Chairman International Arend Index (IAI), and International Conference on Health Medicine (ICCHM) dr. Arend (usual nick name) is an expert in herbal medicine including for the curing of malaria, HIV virus, and hepatitis, as well as a practical doctor for healing many other internal body parts of human being deceases with more than 20 years experiences.  

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Dr. Marisa Soares Borges

Federal University Of Parana, Brazil

Doctor degree in Chemistry Engineering, Master degree in Materials Engineering, Chemist.Working at the Federal University of Paraná since 1992. Currently working in the Post-Graduation Program in Civil Engineering at the Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil.Experience in Solid waste management, (research labs, municipal and industrial waste) as well as social aspects of solid waste management and technology subjects. Participates in various international conferences on solid waste management, as attending, session chairwoman and speaker.Dedicated to the study of the management, value, and re-utilization of waste products. Have been acquiring scientific and technological knowledge in this field, especially on how to pass along such knowledge to the communities that face problems with solid waste, along with the evaluation of viable economic and socio-environmental means for developing new materials from these waste products.

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Dr. Hira Choudhury

International Medical University, Malaysia

Dr. Hira Choudhury

International Medical University, Malaysia

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Dr. Vasudeva Rao Avupati

International Medical University, Malaysia

Dr. Vasudeva Rao Avupati

International Medical University, Malaysia

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Dr. Saminathan Kayarohanam

Geomatika University College, Malaysia


Cluster Dean / Associate Professor Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Education, Geomatika University College, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received the PhD in Department of Phytochemistry, The Open International University for Complementary Medicines – Srilanka in 2012. He established new drug information centre in Malaysia (GUC).Major area of interests include Phytochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science and Pharmacy practice

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