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Invited Talks

Invited Talks

Invited Talks

  1. Invited Talk on "Academician to Entrepreneurship- Journey from Research to Innovation" delivered on 19th April 2022 for students of Biotechnology, BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus.
  2. Panelist and Speaker on "The new landscape of Academic Innovation and Entrepreneurship" as a part of Merck's Science to Solution Series on 24th March 2022. Online Event
  3. Invited speaker on "Breast Cancer Therapeutics: Drug Discovery and Innovation" at the International Conference on Integrating Pharma Education and Research in Developmental Therapeutics" on 23rd March 2022, Hyderabad, India
  4. Speaker at the "Through the Windows of the World: Life with COVID-19" conducted by International Affairs, South Dakota University, Virtual Event, 19th February 2021.
  5. Speaker at the EO GSEA 2020 on " Women in Entrepreneurship" via Facebook Live on 11th November 2020.
  6. Speaker at VIMARSH 2020 on " Managing Work Life Balance : Story of A Woman Entrepreneur’s Life" Online event conducted by Startup Chaupal, Gurugram, India,  12th September 2020.
  7. Speaker on "Drug discovery using ligand and structure-based  Combination: Lead Discovery and Optimization" at the Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020 Training Program, Virtual Event, 17-21 August 2020. 
  8. Guest Speaker at the APC Online Convention 2020 on " Drug Discovery Tools and Strategies" for Pharmacy Students across the country (India) and panelist. 15-20 May 2020.
  9. Speaker at the E-Conference on "Hacks to Convince your Parents for a Dream Career" hosted by REMARKABLE EDUCATION, 18th April 2020.
  10. Guest Speaker at the Pfizer Annual RA Meet to speak on "Transforming Millennials as Future Leaders" 5th March 2020, Chennai, India
  11. Speaker on "Protein Structure Modeling and Case Studies on Drug Discovery" at the National Workshop on Recent Trends in Bioinformatics for Exploratory Analysis and Visualisation of Biological Data, 16-18 January 2020, Hyderabad, India.
  12. Speaker on "Drug Design Strategies to design ligands for glioblastoma and brain cancer" at the International Conference on Oncology and Virology, 13-14 December 2019, Bangkok, Thailand.
  13. Speaker on "Drug Design Strategies using Target based and Ligand based Modeling" at the National Conference on Computational Approaches in drug discovery and development for immune disorders, 8-9 March 2019, AIMS, Cochin, Kerala, India.
  14. Speaker on "Role of Academia in Nurturing Innovation" at the FLYNIP2K19: Workshop on Innovation and Entrepreneurship organized by NIPER, Hyderabad and RICH on 8th February 2019, Hyderabad, India
  15. Invited Speaker and Resource person at the Startup Conclave: Young Entrepreneurship Pharmacy Conclave held on 16th November 2018, Al Shifa College of Pharmacy, Malappuram, Kerala, India
  16. Session Speaker on "Biology: Life Guardian of the future technology developments" at the Education Fair 2018 conducted by Delhi Public School, Nacharam on 27th October 2018, Hyderabad, India 
  17. Speaker on "Multiple crystal structure modeling in Structure-based Drug Discovery: Case studies on successful diverse lead identification" at the 18th International Conference on Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry held in 18-19 October 2018, Dubai, UAE
  18. Chief Guest and Speaker on "Therapeutic Intervention of Migraine Pain, a Drug Discovery Approach" at a one week Faculty Development Programme on Recent Trends in Drug Discovery and Targeting Drug Delivery System in associate with APTI, Telangana, 1-6 October 2018, Hyderabad, India.
  19. Resource Person and Speaker on "Drug discovery tools using crystal structure analyses: Case studies" at Pharmacy Council of India sponsored continuing education programme (CEP) held on 10-12 September 2018, Sultan Ul-Uloom College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad, India.
  20. Invited speaker on "Cancer Research at BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus, Centre for Human Diseases group activities" delivered at RICH Cancer Conference and Innovation Challenge Programme held on 21 August 2018 at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad, India.
  21. Panelist on the topic " Necessity of Women's Education" moderated by Prof. Indira  Parikh at the World Education Congress 2017 held on 23rd Nov 2017 at Mumbai, India
  22. Invited speaker on "Pharmacological Intervention to study the effect of antinociceptive curcumin analogues in a rat model of migraine"  delivered at the 8th Annual Congress of NeuroTalk-2017 (NT-2017) on 22-24 May 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
  23. Invited speaker on "Multiple crystal structures a boon to structure-based drug discovery: Diverse lead identification using diverse e-pharmacophore modeling" to be delivered at the International Conference on Drug Design organised by Schrodinger on 7-9 April 2017, New Delhi, India
  24. Plenary Lecture delivered on the topic "Discovery of new small molecule inhibitors of HIV protease: Multiple pharmacophore modelling, 3D-QSAR and virtual screening" at the Prof. K.V. Thomas Endowemnet International Syumposium on New Trends in Applied Chemistry (NTAC-2017), on 9-11 February 2017, Cochin, India
  25. Invited speaker at the "30th Annual Meeting of Society for Neurochemistry, India (SNCI)", National Conference on Recent Trends in Neurological and Psychiatric Research" on 9-11 December 2016, CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad, India
  26. Keynote speaker on "FT-IR application in Pharmaceutical Analysis" delivered at the Two Day National Workshop on Applications of Advanced Analytical Techniques in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nanotechnology (AATPN) on 16-17 September 2016, JNTU, Hyderabad, India.
  27. Guest of honor and Invited speaker on "Protein data bank and their utilization in Structure-based drug design: Multiple crystal structures to design anti-HIV agents, a case study" delivered at the 2nd National Training Program on Prinicples and Practice of Molecular Modelling in Teaching and Research on 21-23 July 2016 at Andhra University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vishakapatnam, India.
  28. Speaker on "Methodologies of Research and Tools and Techniques of Research" delivered at the 2-day "Workshop on Research Methodology" organized by Centre of Excellence in Water Resource Management, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus on 11-12 April 2016, Hyderabad, India.
  29. Technical Speaker on "Computer-aided drug design tools to optimize candidate therapeutics efficiently" delivered at the National Level Seminar BIOADHYAYAN-2016, on 28 January 2016, organised by Avanthi College of Pharmacy at Sundarraya Vignana Kendram, Baghlingampally, Hyderabad, India.
  30. Invited Speaker on "Leveraging Multiple Crystal Structures for Efficient Structure-based Drug Design: An Insight with Case Studies" delivered at the UGC sponsored Short term course on "In-Silico Drug discovery and structure-based drug design in pharmaceutical chemistry", 2 Nov 2015 till 7 Nov 2015, at Centre for Pharmaceutical Sciences, IST, JNTUH, Hyderabad, India
  31. Invited Speaker on "Sponsored Research Grants: Importance and Logisitcs" delivered for Research Methodology Workshop as a part of the 1st Telangana Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India, 21 August 2015, Hyderabad, India.
  32. Speaker and Panelist at "Multi-Disciplinary Research (MDR) Talks" organized by BITS EMBRYO, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus on 10th April 2015, Hyderabad, India.
  33. Invited Speaker on "Research Ethics, IPR and Research Funding Opportunities" delivered at the 2-day "Research Methodology Workshop" organized by Centre of Excellence in Water Resource Management, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus on 3-4 April 2015, Hyderabad, India.
  34. Distinguished Speaker and Panelist at "Drug Discovery Conference: Showcasing India's Innovation Pipeline" BIOASIA2015 on 3rd February 2015, HICC, Hyderabad.
  35. Resource person and Speaker on "Sponsored Research Grants and Opportunities" at the "Workshop on Research Methodologies and Research Support" conducted by the Centre for Staff Training and Development (CSTD) at Dr. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad, 2-9 December 2014.
  36. Invited Resource person and Speaker in "Brainstorming session on Retrosynthesis" at the National Conference on Infectious Diseases-Medicinal Chemistry Perspective sponsored by DST & KSCTC, 29-30th August 2014, AIMS, Kochi, India.
  37. Guest Speaker on"Think Beyond your Reach- A walk through on BITS Pilani programmes" organized as a part of Career Counselling Session to school students at VMJ School on 4th June 2014, Madurai, India
  38. Invited Speaker on "IPR and Research Funding Opportunities" delivered at the 2-day "Research Methodology Workshop" organized by Centre of Excellence in Water Resource Management, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus on 11-12 April 2014Hyderabad, India.
  39. Invited Guest lecture on "Pharmacophore modeling at the crossroads of Ligand and Structure-based drug design strategies: A case study on HCV NS5B polymerase inhibitor design" delivered at the 2-Day Workshop on Computational Drug Design  organized by Department of Chemistry, University College of Science, Osmania University, as a part of Celebrating Noble Prize in Computational Chemistry on 3-4 April 2014Hyderabad, India.
  40. Invited Guest and Speaker on "In-Silico Drug Design: A tool to Identify Novel Chemical Entities" delivered at the APSCHE Sponsored National Level Seminar on Recent Trends and Applications of Software Tools in Pharmacy at PHARMASAGRA,  on 9-10 Jaunary 2014Karimnagar, India.
  41. Invited Speaker on "Computational tools to develop chemical libraries for Drug Discovery" delivered at the "National Conference on Frontiers of Chemical Research" organised by Department of Chemistry, JNTU, Hyderabad on 25-26 October 2013Hyderabad, India.
  42. Invited Research Lecture on "Drug Design Strategies for therapeutic intervention of neurological disorders" delivered at Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology on 24th May 2013Kiev, Ukraine.
  43. Guest lecture delivered on "Structure-based drug design approach for the identification of small molecule inhibitor of various HIV enzymes" delivered at K-RITH (KwaZulu-Natal- Research Institute for TB and HIV) on 25th February 2013Durban, South Africa 
  44. Invited Speaker on "Pharmacophoric Hybrid Chemical Design using Aryl Semicarbazide Scaffold to Yield Multifunctional Leads for the Treatment of Various Neuropathic Pain Conditions" delivered at the National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences sponsored by UGC, March 20, 2012Indore, India. 
  45. Invited Speaker on " Targeting Microglial Cathepsin S for the treatment of neuropathic pain: Challenges and drug design strategies" delivered at the"Indo-UK Seminar on Innovative Medicines" organized by DST (India) and Royal Society (UK), November 14-15, 2011Hyderabad, India
  46. Invited Talk delivered on the topic "In-Silico Drug Design as an Emerging Tool for Drug Discovery" at the "Seminar on Recent Developments in Pharmaceutical Sciences" organized by LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Hyderabad,August 22, 2011 on account of celebrating Silver Jubilee year of the Institute, LVPEI campus,Hyderabad, India
  47. Guest Lecture delivered on the topic "Computer-Aided Drug Design: Basic Concepts and ApplicationsLalitha College of PharmacyHyderabad, India, on 30th June 2011.
  48. Invited talk delivered on the topic "Pharmacophore Modeling as an Important Driving Tool in New Drug Discovery" to the Inter-disciplinary seminar group of Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden, on November 1, 2010.
  49. Delivered an invited talk as Reseource Person on the topic "Molecular modelling & Drug design as an important tool in Drug Discovery" at the National Level Workshop on Tools for the Design & Synthesis of drugs sponsored by AICTEApril 22-24, 2010 at GR College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad
  50. Delivered a talk on "Drug Design using computational approach" at the QIP workshop sponsored by AICTE on 9th November 2009 at Manipal UniversityManipal.
  51. Delivered a plenary lecture on "Molecular Modelling & Drug Design" at the AICTE sponsored National Conference on Emerging Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences,February 27-28, 2009Hyderabad
  52. Delivered to Torrent Research Centre on "Strategies for treating Neuropathic Pain at BITS, Pilani" on 15th March 2008.
  53. "Drug development Strategy for the treatment of Neuropathic Pain" delivered during the 12th International Conference on the Interface of Chemistry-Biologyin Biomedical Research (ISCBC), February 22-24, 2008, BITS, Pilani.
  54. Invited talk on "Drug development for treating neuropathic Pain by targeting GABA receptors" at the National Conference on Recent Trends of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences7-8 Jan 2008, Nathdwara, Udaipur.
  55. "Drug Design based on Molecular Hybridization & Integration" delivered during the International Symposium on Drug design and Dug delivery Systems, BITS, Pilani26-27 Feb 2005.

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