About Principal

About Principal

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Objective

To stay at the forefront of Pharmacy Profession and excel in advanced research areas, contribute to Education, Research and Development and thereby achieve excellence in the field of Pharmacy.

Education

Sl# Degree College Name University Name Year of passing
1 D. Pharm Govt. College of Pharmacy BEA, Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, Karnataka, India. 01-07-1988
2 B.Pharm V.I.P.S, Bangalore Bangalore University, Karnataka. India. 06.07.1992
3 M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) Govt. College of Pharmacy Bangalore University Karnataka. India. 11-08-1994
4 Ph.D (Pharmaceutics) Department of Pharmacy Annamalai University, Annamalainagar. Tamil Nadu. India. 06-03-2010
Title of Master Thesis “Formulation and Evaluation of Controlled Release Propranolol Hydrochloride Dried Gel using hitosan”.
Title of Ph.D. Dissertation “Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Systems for Anticancer Drugs”.

Experience

  • Teaching Experience: 20 years
  • Post Ph.D. Experience: 6 years
  • Research Experience: 10 years

Present Position

From To Position/Title Institution Name Country Nature of work Type of work
14/05/2014 Till date Professor & Principal Pathfinder Institute of Pharmacy Education & Research India Teaching, Research & Administration Full Time
23/04/2012 12/05/2014 Professor & Principal Trinity College of Pharmaceutical Sciences India Teaching, Research & Administration Full Time
14/12/2010 20/04/2012 Professor & Principal Vaageswari College of Pharmacy India Teaching, Research & Administration Full Time
03/07/2009 13/12/2010 Professor & Principal Pathfinder Institute of Pharmacy Education & Research India Teaching, Research & Administration Full Time
01/01/2008 30/06/2009 Associate Professor Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy India Teaching & Research Full Time
01/10/2004 31/12/2007 Assistant Professor Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy India Teaching Full Time
01/04/2000 01/09/2004 Assistant Professor Gautham College of Pharmacy India Teaching Full Time
01/03/1996 31/03/2000 Lecturer Gautham College of Pharmacy India Teaching Full Time

Current Job Responsibilites

Administration

  • Responsible for the smooth and efficient conduct of all the activities of the Institution.
  • Development and implementation of highest standards of Education and Research Facilities.
  • To try and achieve maximum employee retention.
  • Training of New faculty members.
  • Upgradation of existing Laboratory and Library Facilities.
  • To try and achieve best inputs for the student community and bring out the best of results.
Courses taught
B.Pharm, M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics & Industrial Pharmacy) & Pharm. D
Subjects taught
B.Pharm Dispensing and General Pharmacy, Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
M.Pharm Advanced Drug Delivery Systems, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Novel Drug Delivery Systems – I, Novel Drug Delivery Systems – II

Students Guided

  • Post Graduate Dissertation Projects: 25 (18 + 07 ongoing projects)
  • Ph. D Projects (on going): 04

Patents – 01 + 01 application write up under process.

  • A Pharmaceutical Composition for Mucoadhesive Microparticles in the delivery of Therapeutic Agents. Patent Application No. 6636/CHE/2014.
  • Transdermal Pharmaceutical In Situ Transdermal Spray Formulation comprising of Novel biopolymer in the delivery of Therapeutic Agents (write up under process).

Areas OF Interest

Research Areas of Interest Includes:

  • Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery of Anti-Cancer Drugs
  • Ocular Drug Delivery Systems
  • Buccal Drug Delivery Systems
  • Gastro-Retentive Drug Delivery Systems
  • Controlled Drug Delivery Systems
  • Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems
  • Microparticulate Drug Delivery Systems

Invited Reviewer

  • Pharmaceutical Research
  • Journal of Controlled Release
  • AAPS Pharm. Sci.
  • International journal of Pharmaceutics
  • Asian Journal of Chemistry
  • Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal

Professional Affliations

  • Life Member, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (KA/LM-647)
  • Registered Pharmacist in the Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, Karnataka, India (12442 dt. 09.01.1991)

Industrial Consultancy

  • Sanjana Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.

Editorial Advisory Board Member

  • International Journal of Pharmacy and Industrial Research (www.ijpir.com)
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Allied Sciences Archive (www.ijpasa.com)
  • Gen Era Science Portal (www.gen-era.org)

Approved P.G. Guide And Examiner

  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India
  • Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Satavahana University, Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Board of Examining Authority, State Drugs Control Department, Karnataka, India
  • Institute of Clinical Research India, Bangalore. Karnataka, India
  • Manipal University, Bangalore. Karnataka, India

Computer Knowledge

  • MS-DOS, Microsoft products.

Reference Management Software –

  • EndNote (Thomson Scientific), Reference Manager (Research Information Systems).

Optimization/Statistical Softwares –

  • StatPlus 2007 (AnalystSoft), GraphPad Instat, GraphPad Prism, MedCalc, Origin8, MiniTab, Ramkin & Ramlin, F1&F2 Similarity Testing (FDA), Design Expert.

Business Softwares –

  • Tally, Target, Stock Watch.

Vision

  • From the Department of Pharmacy, I intend to enhance individual and community health through preeminent Pharmaceutical Education, Research, Service and Entrepreneurial activity. I will strive for and maintain leadership in these areas through Organizational Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration.

Mission

  • Creating educational experiences in Pharmacy Institution that support the professionalization of students and prepare them for career adaptability/flexibility in a changing research and practice environment
  • Enhancing human health through the creation and dissemination of knowledge in discovery, development and evaluation of new drug delivery systems, optimization of safe and effective drug use, and improvement of pharmaceutical services through pharmaceutical care delivery
  • Preparing outstanding pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to meet the health care needs of the diverse populations of the society and enhancing the delivery of essential pharmacy services for all citizens
  • Developing and transferring new advances in pharmaceutical science and technology to strengthen and support the world class patient care
  • Supporting an infrastructure that encourages and promotes success and vitality in all aspects of their work (education, research, and patient care) and fosters ongoing career development
  • Seeking collaborative entrepreneurial relationships to advance learning, science and practice, and Building, enhancing and valuing alliances with other Departments.

Personal Details

Father’s Name Late Shri Anna Narayana Swamy
Age & Date of Birth 44 years, 06-07-1969
Passport No. & Exp H2501655, 26th Jan 2019
Place of Birth Madanapalle (Andhra Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Spouse Details Mrs. Yamuna Devi. B.com. MBA
Offspring Two Sons
Languages Known English, Kannada, Hindi, Telugu (Mother Tongue), Tamil
Hobbies Playing Table Tennis, Chess, Carrom Board, Reading Books, Watching Movies and participating in Social Activities

Contact Details

Permanent: No. 143-59/1, “G” Street, Main Road, Ulsoor, Banglore – 560 008. Karnataka. India.

Present: Flat #B3, 3rd Floor, Siri Enclave, Road #2, Advocates Colony, Hanamkonda– 506 001. Telangana. India.

Mobile: +919550474330, +91851988136, +919900305900

Email: drannabalaji@gmail.com

Projects Handled – 31

Sl# Projects Handled
1 Formulation and Evaluation of Controlled Release Propranolol Hydrochloride Dried Gel using Chitosan (1994).
2 Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Systems for Anticancer Drugs (2006-2009).
3 Formulation and Evaluation of Nifedipine Buccal Mucoadhesive Films (2009).
4 Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors/Hp-β-CD/Tea Inclusion Complex in Mucoadhesive Agents as an In Situ Gel for Ophthalmic Delivery (2009).
5 Design and Evaluation of Ocular Inserts containing Carbonic anhydraze inhibitors (2010).
6 Development Pharmaceutics and Process validation of Solid Oral Dosage Form – Tablet (2010).
7 Controlled Release of Sodium Cromoglycate In Situ Gel for Ophthalmic Delivery Using Phase Transition Polymers (2011).
8 Optimization, Formulation and Evaluation of Anti-Glaucoma Ocuserts using 32 Full Factorial Design (2011).
9 Design and Development of Controlled Release Gastro Retentive Floating Tablets of Levofloxacin (2011).
10 Solubility Improvement of an Antidiabetic Drug (2011).
11 Liquisolid Technique as an Approach to Improve the Solubility of Valsartan (2011).
12 Design Fabrication and Characterization of Mucoadhesive Buccal Films of Fluvastatin Sodium (2012).
13 Fast dissolving oral films: A novel approach for the delivery of Venlafaxine HCl (2012).
14 Formulation and Evaluation of Mucoadhesive microspheres of Vardenafil HCl (2012).
15 Formulation and in-vitro Evaluation of mouth dissolving tablets of Flurbiprofen (2012).
16 Development, Characterization and ex-vivo Evaluation of Proniosomal based Transdermal delivery of Minoxidil (2012).
17 A novel transdermal spray of Candesartan Cilexetil (2012).
18 Preparation and Evaluation of immediate release tablets of Valacyclovir HCl (2012).
19 Formulation and Evaluation of Quetiapine fumarate sustained release tablets (2012).
20 Formulation and Evaluation of a New Liposomal-Drug-in-Adhesive Patch for Transdermal Delivery of Meclofenamate Sodium (Ph.D project) (2011).
21 A Novel Mucoadhesive Multiparticulate Drug Delivery System – Design and Charactirization (Ph.D project).
22 Design of Opthalmic Drug Delivery Systems using Novel Mucoadhesive Materials for Prolonged Drug Release and Charactirization (Ph.D project) (2011).
23 Preparation and comparative evaluation of various strategies of Brain Targeting by Intranasal Delivery (Ph.D project) (2011).
24 Formulation and evaluation of Mucoadhesive Buccal Tablets by using Natural Polymers (2013).
25 Formulation and characterization of Anacardium occidentale Gum Buccal films of Losartan Potassium (2013).
26 Formulation and evaluation of Fast Dissolving Films of Losartan Potassium by using Aloe Gel (2013).
27 Formulation and evaluation of Atorvastatin Buccal films using Casein (2013).
28 Formulation and characterization of bsa_Silibinin nanoparticles prepared by desolvation technique (2013)..
29 Formulation and evaluation of Mucoadhesive Microspheres of Celecoxib (2013).
30 Formulation and evaluation of Bilayered Tablets of Simvastatin (2013).
31 Development, Characterization and in-vitro Evaluation of Fast Dissolving Tablets Containing Trazodone HCl (2013).

Publications – 26 (Published-23; Communicated-3)

Sl# International Research Paper Publications
1 “Iontophoretic Permselective Property of Human Nail”. S. Narasimha Murthy*, Daniel C. Waddell, H.N. Shivakumar, A. Balaji, Christopher Paul Bowers, Journal of Dermatological Sciences, Vol 46, No.2, 150-152, May 2007. IMPACT FACTOR – 3.713.
2 “Mild Local Hyperthermia Enhances the Transdermal Permeation of Ketotifen”. V.P. Pandey, Anna Balaji, H.N. Shivakumar and N. Srinivasan, Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 6, 4315- 4319, (2008). H INDEX – 19.
3 “Extraction of Microbial Lipids by Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as Solvent”. S.R. Brahmani Priyadarshini, Anna Balaji and V. Murugan, Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 7, 5153-5156 (2008). H INDEX – 19, Cited in Journal of Supercritical Fluids.
4 “Synthesis and Biological Screening of some New 3 [2-Methyl-1, 2- Dihydropyrimido [1, 2c] Benzimidazole-1-Thionyl] 6, 8-Dibromo 2- Substituted-3h-Quninazolin-4-One”. N. Srinivasan, Anna Balaji, G. Nagarajan, R. Suthakaran, Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 6, 4934-4936, (2008). H INDEX – 19.
5 “Interactions of ribosome inactivating proteins with growth factor receptors – A cheminformatic Approach”, Sumasridhar, LMS Rudrammaji, Anna Balaji and TRS Chouhan. Biomedical & Pharmacology Journal, Vol 1, No. 1, 139-142, (2008). H INDEX – 1.
6 “Cytotoxic Evaluation of Cisplatin, Cisplatin/Hydroxypropyl-β-Cyclodextrin Complexes and their Nanoparticles Drug Delivery Systems”, Anna Balaji, Dr.V.P.Pandey, Dr. M.S.Srinath, Dr.R.Manavalan, Biomedical & Pharmacology Journal , Vol 1, No. 2, 341-348 (2008). H INDEX – 1.
7 “Synthesis and Characterization studies of Cisplatin/Hydroxypropyl-β-Cyclodextrin Complex”, Anna Balaji, Dr.V.P.Pandey, Dr. M.S.Srinath, Dr.R.Manavalan, Pharmacologyonline 1:1135-1143 (2009). H INDEX – 9.
8 “Preparation of Cisplatin Loaded Gelatin Nanoparticles by Glutaraldehyde Crosslinking; Evaluation of Mechanism of Crosslinking and Involvement of Cisplatin in the Crosslinking Process”, Anna Balaji, Dr.V.P.Pandey, Dr. M.S.Srinath, Dr.R.Manavalan, Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 21, No. 8, 6277 – 6284, (2009). H INDEX – 19.
9 “Cytoprotective Effect of UlGen, a Polyherbal Formulation against Physical and Chemical Factor Induced Gastric Ulcers in Wistar Albino Rats” Dr. Muralidhar. T. S, Anna Balaji,
10 Chinmay. American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 4(3):80-84, 2009.
11 “Delivery of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor via Nose-to-Brain Pathway”, Siva Ram Kiran Vaka, Sathyanarayana Narasimha Murthy, Anna Balaji and Michae l A. Repka. Pharmaceutical Research, DOI 10.1007/s11095-011-05 72-9. IMPACT FACTOR – 4.456.
12 “Formulation and Development of Nifedipine Buccal Mucoadhesive Films”, Anna Balaji, Radhika Kandoori, Brahmani Priyadarshini S. R., Vijay Bhaskar N. Suma Sridhar. Inventi Rapid: NDDS, Vol.2011, Issue 3. RI FACTOR – 2.24.
13 “Colon Targeted Drug Delivery Systems – Recent Update” B. Nagadevi, Dr. Anna Balaji, Dr. Umashankar M.S. International Journal of Pharmacy & Therapeutics. Accepted Manuscript No. IJPT 2001/2013. IMPACT FACTOR –0.74 .
14 “A Review on Orally Disintegrating Tablets: Innovations and Advances”, Achuth Reddy V, Dr. Anna Balaji, Dr. Umashankar M.S. American Journal of Pharmatech Research, Vol 3 No.3, 2013. IC VALUE–5.09.
15 “Liquisolid Compacts: A Novel Approach for Enhancement of Solubility of Poorly Soluble Drugs.” M. Srujan Kumar, Anna Balaji, Kanakaiah Kodhadi, Mahalakshmi K. Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, Vol 3, No. 6, 4386-4395. IMPACT FACTOR – 0.85.
16 “A Review on Liposome Based Nanocarriers.” M. Srujan Kumar, Anna Balaji,. Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, Vol 3, No. 6, pg 4372-4385. IMPACT FACTOR – 0.85.
17 “Dendrimers – A New Class of Polymers”, Saritha Thatikonda, Dr. Anna Balaji, Shiva Kumar Yellanki, Swamy Charan D, Arjun D. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2013, Vol 4, No.6, 2174-2183. IMPACT FACTOR –0.861.
18 “Oral Strategies for Enhancing Oral Bioavailability of Poorly Soluble Drugs Bioavailability of Poorly Soluble Drugs”, Akula Sushmitha, Dr. Anna Balaji, Dr. Umashankar M.S. Journal of Global Pharma Technology, 2013, Vol 3, No. 5, 1-10. IC VALUE–5.27.
19 “Recent Novel Advances in Pellet Formulation – A Review”, M.Harisha Kumari, K. Samatha Reddy, Dr. Anna Balaji, Dr. Umashankar M.S. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2013, Vol 4(10), No.6, 3803-3822. IMPACT FACTOR – 0.861.
20 “Recent approaches in Brain Targeting via Olfactory Route”, Shubrajit Mantri, Dr. Anna Balaji, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research, 2013, Vol 3, No. 1, 39-49.
21 “Polymers in Mucoadhesive Drug Delivery Systems”. Saraswathi Beedha, Dr. Anna Balaji, Dr. Umashankar M.S., International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013, Vol 5(3), 423-430.
22 “Formulation and Evaluation of Tizanidine Hydrochloride Transdermal Patch”. Shruthi Y, Dr. Anna Balaji, International Journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2013, Vol 1, No. 4, 484-498.
23 “Formulation and Evaluation of Immediate Release Pellets containing Artemether and Lumefantrine”. Harisha Kumari M, Dr. Anna Balaji. International Journal of Pharmacy and Industrial Research, 2013, Vol 3, No. 4, 355-345. IMPACT FACTOR – 0.29.
24 Formulation and Evaluation of Multiparticulate pellets containing Glibenclamide Solid Dispersion, Dr. Anna Balaji, Kondam Samatha. International Journal of Pharmacy and Industrial Research, 2014, Vol 4, No. 01, 8-16. IMPACT FACTOR – 0.29.
25 “Formulation, Development and Characterization of Nisoldipine Fast Dissolving Tablets”, Meer Ismail Ali, Dr. Anna Balaji. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014, Vol 6, No. 02,532 – 535. IMPACT PER PUBLICATION– 0.924. (Elsevier).
26 “Formulation and Characterization of Anacardium Occidentale gum Control Release Buccal Films of Losartan Potassium ”, Dr. Anna Balaji, Vishnu vardhan goud. Carbohydrate Polymer (communicated 06.03.2013), (Elsevier) IMPACT FACTOR – 3.628.
27 “Formulation and Evaluation of Losartan Potassium Fast Dissolving Films using Aloe vera gel” Dr. Anna Balaji, Achuth Reddy Vookanti, Kranthi Kumar Poladi. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2014, Vol 3, No. 2, 2619-2635. IMPACT FACTOR – 0.29..
28 “Fast Dissolving Oral Films for Immediate Drug: A Review” Dr. Anna Balaji, Kranthi Kumar Poladi, Achuth Reddy Vookanti. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2014, Vol 3, No. 2, 3751-3775. IMPACT FACTOR – 0.29.

Poster Presentations – 36

  • International – 14
  • National – 22
Sl.# International Poster Presentations
1 “Mild local hyperthermia enhances the transdermal permeation of Ketotifen”. Second International Conference & Indo-Canadian Satellite Symposium on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Technology, Practice & Natural Health Products. 24th – 26th Feb 2007. JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty. India.
2 “Synthesis and Characterization Studies of Cisplatin/Hydroxypropyl-β-Cyclodextrin Complex” International Conference on New Developments in Drug Discovery from Natural Products and Traditional Medicines, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), SAS, Nagar, Punjab, India, 16th To 20th November 2008.
3 “Bioavailability and Bioequivalence Study of Atorvastatin Calcium 80mg Tablets In Healthy Human Volunteers”. Indo-American Pharmaceutical Regulatory Symposium. Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Nalgonda, A. P. , 12th – 14th Oct 2009.
4 “Formulation and Evaluation of Zaleplone Extended Release Matrix Tablets: Influence of Hydrophilic Polymers”. Indo-American Pharmaceutical Regulatory Symposium. Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Nalgonda, A. P., 12th – 14th Oct 2009.
5 “Formulation and In vitro evaluation of Niosome Encapsulated Acyclovir”. Indo-American Pharmaceutical Regulatory Symposium. Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Nalgonda, A. P. , 12th – 14th Oct 2009.
6 “Design and Evaluation of -Cyclodextrin Complexes of Meloxicam Tablet”. Indo-American Pharmaceutical Regulatory Symposium. Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Nalgonda, A. P. , 12th – 14th Oct 2009.
7 “Stemcells Scientific Progress and Future Research Directions”. Indo-American Pharmaceutical Regulatory Symposium. Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Nalgonda, A. P., 12th – 14th Oct 2009.
8 “Design and Formulation of Chlorpheniramine Maleate Buccal Tablets: Effect of Different Polymers on Release Rate and Bio-Adhesion”. International Conference on Imbibing Pharmaceutical Knowledge to the Professionals, Lalitha College of Pharmacy, A. P., 28th – 31st Jan 2011.
9 “Design and Formulation of Gas Generating Gastroretentive Delivery System of Levofloxacin”. International Conference on Imbibing Pharmaceutical Knowledge to the Professionals, Lalitha College of Pharmacy, A. P., 28th – 31st Jan 2011.
10 “Design and Evaluation of Hydrodynamically Balanced Systems of Verapamil”. International Conference on Imbibing Pharmaceutical Knowledge to the Professionals, Lalitha College of Pharmacy, A. P., 28th – 31st Jan 2011.
11 “Design Fabrication and Characterization of Mucoadhesive Buccal Films of Fluvastatin Sodium”. International Conference on Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences (RAPS-2012), 22nd – 24th Nov, 2012.
12 “Buccal Drug Delivery: A More Promising Route of Administration”. International Conference on Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences (RAPS-2012), 22nd – 24th Nov, 2012.
13 “Proniosome Based Drug Delivery System of Minoxidil Powder for Alopecia”. International Conference on Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences (RAPS-2012), 22nd – 24th Nov, 2012.
14 “Development, Evaluation and Comparison of Niosomes and Proniosomes loaded with Antitubercular Drugs for Drug Resistant – TB”. International Conference on Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences (RAPS-2012), 22nd – 24th Nov, 2012.
Sl.# National Poster Presentations
1 “Extraction of Microbial Lipids by using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as Solvent”. National Conference on Computational Biology, Bio-informatics and Life Sciences. May 2nd & 3rd 2007. Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, Malleshwaram, Bangalore – 12.
2 “Formulation and Evaluation of Matrix Type and Membrane Controlled Transdermal Patches of Propranolol HCl”. National level technical symposium on “Exploring the Research Platform for Pharmaceutical Product and Process Development P3D”08”, 15th & 16th March 2008, organized by Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology, Anna University Tiruchirapalli, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, India.
3 “Preparation and Evaluation of Buccoadhesive Films of Nifedipine”. National Level Technical Symposium on Advanced Approaches in Formulation Development and Drug Targeting, PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, 18th October, 2008.
4 “Brine Shrimp Lethality Bioassay of Cisplatin and Cisplatin/Hydroxypropyl-β-Cyclodextrin Complexes”. National Seminar on Cancer – Biology and Development of New Chemical Entities, PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, India, 20th To 22nd November 2008.
5 “Preparation of Cisplatin Loaded Gelatin Nanoparticles by Glutaraldehyde Crosslinking; Evaluation of Mechanism of Crosslinking and Involvement of Cisplatin in the Crosslinking Process”. National Conference, 60th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, New Delhi, India, Dec 12th to 14th 2008.
6 “Gelatin Nanoparticles as New Ocular Drug Delivery System for Acetazolamide”. National Conference, 60th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, New Delhi, India, Dec 12th to 14th 2008.
7 “Effect of Casting Solvent and Polymer on Diffusion of Nifedipine through Mucoadhesive Buccal Films”. National Conference, 60th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, New Delhi, India, Dec 12th to 14th 2008.
8 “Acetazolamide/HP-β-CD/TEA inclusion complex in Mucoadhesive Agents as an In Situ Gel for Ophthalmic Delivery”. National, Seminar on Current Trends in Bio-Analytical Techniques”, Bangalore, India, Feb 5th to 7th 2009.
9 “In vivo Evaluation of Nifedipine Buccal Films using Rabbits”. National, Seminar on Current Trends in Bio-Analytical Techniques”, Bangalore, India, Feb 5th to 7th 2009.
10 “In Situ Investigations investigation of PGP mediated Vincristine disposition in rat jejunum”. National, Seminar on Current Trends in Bio-Analytical Techniques”, Bangalore, India, Feb 5th to 7th 2009.
11 “Synthesis of some novel Furubenzopyrone derivatives and evaluation of their antioxidant and anticancer activities”. National, Seminar on Current Trends in Bio-Analytical Techniques”, Bangalore, India, Feb 5th to 7th 2009.
12 “Development of Mucoadhesive Films for Buccal Administration of Rasagiline Mesylate”. National Conference, 63rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Bangalore, India, Dec 16th to 18th 2011.
13 “Treating Autoimmune Disorders – Proteomic Approach”. National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Biotechnological Applications in Plants – Indian Perspective. Hanamkonda, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India 27th & 28th Mar, 2010.
14 “An overview of Mushroom: In Treatment and Prevention of Disease”. National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Biotechnological Applications in Plants – Indian Perspective. Hanamkonda, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India 27th & 28th Mar, 2010.
15 “Strategies for Enhancing Oral Bioavailability of Poorly Soluble Drugs”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.
16 “Sterically Stabilized Long Circulating Nanoparticle Drug Delivery System”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.
17 “Effect of Compressional Forces on Mechanical Properties of Tablets”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.
18 “Challenges of Oral Drug Delivery System”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.
19 “Polymers in Mucoadhesive Drug Delivery Systems”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.
20 “Fast Dissolving Oral Films for Immediate Drug Release”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.
21 “Liquid Solid Technology for Sustained Drug Release”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.
22 “Colon Targeted Drug Delivery System”. National Seminar and Workshop on Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacovigilance & Meta-analysis, 3rd & 4th Nov, 2012.

Guest Lectures Delivered– 02

Sl.# Guest Lectures
2 Guest lecture entitled “Sterically Stabilized Long Circulating Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems” during AICTE sponsored one day national seminar on Impact Of Nanotechnology In Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery conducted at JJ College of Pharmacy, Maheshwaram, R.R. District. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. India on 08th october 2012.
2 Guest lecture entitled “Strategies in the Treatment of Cancer using Sterically Stabilized Long Circulaing Nanoparticles – A Recent Update” during two day AICTE sponsored National Seminar on Retrospective of Nanocarriers Epic in International Archery conducted at Srikurpa IOP Sciences, Siddipet, Andhra Pradesh. India on 20th and 21st February 2013.

Seminars / Workshops – 15

Sl.# Seminars / Workshops
1 7th U G C Refresher Course on “Recent Advances in Chiral Chemistry and its applications in Pharmacy” at Annamalai University, Jan 2005
2 8th U G C Refresher Course, on “ Current Development in Pharmaceutical Sciences with emphasis on Modern Analytical Techniques” at Annamalai University, March 2006.
3 National Seminar on “Present & Future Perspective of Drug Delivery System” at PES college of Pharmacy, 28th & 29th December, 2007.
4 Seminar on “Recipe for Excellence for Best Practices in Pharmaceutical Education” conducted by 11th National APTI convention at NIHANS Convention Center, Bangalore, 1st – 3rd Sep, 2006.
5 National Seminar on “Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds using microwave technique” conducted by Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, 14th Dec, 2007.
6 National Seminar on “Current Trends in Bioanalytical Techniques” conducted by Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, 5th – 7th Feb, 2007.
7 National Seminar on “Designing and Synthesis of Novel Medicinal Compounds by Microwave Technique” conducted by Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, 8th – 10th June, 2007.
8 Workshop on “Getting Started in Research” conducted by Vishveshwarapura Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 21st Nov, 2007.
9 Personality Development Workshop on “Interpersonal Skills” by Center of Innovation and Leadership, Dayananda Sagar Institutions, Bangalore, 20th Dec, 2008.
10 Staff Development Programme on “Design synthesis & characterization of Bioactive heterocyclic compounds” conducted by Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, 18th Feb, 2008.
11 Personality Development Workshop on “Empowered Leadership Programme” by Center of Innovation and Leadership, Dayananda Sagar Institutions, Bangalore, Mar, 2008.
12 National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Novel Drug Delivery Systems” at St. Peter’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hanamkonda, 3rd Jul, 2010.
13 National Seminar on “Extractables and Leachables” Organized by Industrial Pharmacy Division of IPA at Hotel Green Park, Hyderabad, A.P., 11th Nov, 2010.
14 63rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Pre-Conference Workshop on “The Basic Concepts of Scientific Research and Scientific Communication” at Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore on 14th – 15th Dec, 2011.
15 4th Indian Pharmaceutical Association Student Congress Worshop on “Evidence Based Pharmacy Education” at St. Peter’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hanamkonda, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India during 18th to 19th Feb, 2012.