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A galaxy of international and national stalwarts to deliberate during the one week Faculty Training Programme

Chandigarh January 15, 2022

The University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS), Panjab University is organizing a one week faculty training school virtually on “NEW ERA TECHNOLOGIES IN FORMULATION DESIGN SPACE” from January 17 to 22, 2022 under the initiative of UGC Networking Resource Centre. The course will be attended by more than 70 selected faculty participants representing 21 states across the country.

Present training course has been planned with an aim to provide single platform dissemination on multiple forums of novel drug delivery design, development, and real time translation to plug the bench to bedside/ lab to clinic gap. Program will offer a blend of highly innovative state of the art interactive talks from national and international experts both from the industry and academia coupled with live workshops.

Professor Maria José Alonso, Full Professor, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), SPAIN & Editor-in-Chief, Drug Delivery and Translational Research; Ex-President, Controlled Release Society, will inaugurate the function and deliver the Key Note Address on “Delivery of Proteins and RNA Molecules using Nanotechnology.” Prof. Alonso is a highly accomplished and recognised among the top 10 researchers in the World in Pharmacology (Times Higher Education international ranking, 2010) and appeared on ‘The Power List’ of most influential researchers in field of Biopharmaceuticals (The Medicine Maker, 2020-21). She has h-index of 98 and was Vice-Rector of Research and Innovation of the USC and Visiting Scientist at MIT, Cambridge, US; Univ of Angers, France; Univ of Paris XI, France and is known for her innovative industrial and entrepreneurial expertise.

Chairperson of the Institute, Professor Indu Pal Kaur is the Program Coordinator of the UGC-NRC & Coordinator of the Course, while Dr Vandita Kakkar will be the Joint Coordinator.

A galaxy of international and national stalwarts with in-house faculty will join us to deliberate during the Faculty Training Program on leading topics. All the stalwarts are not only highly accomplished in their areas of research, but are also credited with innovation, products and spin-offs.

  1. Professor May Griffith, Université de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  2. Professor Tejal A Desai, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), USA
  3. Professor Samuel Gourion-Arsiquaud, TRI Princeton, USA
  4. Prof. Joachim Kohn, Rutgers University, USA
  5. Prof. Bo Michniak – Kohn, Rutgers University, USA
  6. Prof. Sanjay Garg, University of South Australia
  7. Prof. Mansoor M. Amiji, Bouvé Colg of Health Sci, Northeastern Univ, USA
  8. Dr Deepika Aggarwal, Director R&D, iX Syrinx Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia
  9. Dr Ashok Kumar, Wayne State University, USA
  10. Dr Vivek Gupta, St. John’s University, USA
  11. Dr Prashant Dogra, Houston Methodist Res Institute, USA
  12. Mr Sachin Kumbhoje, OpEx Accelerator Pvt. Ltd., Maharashtra
  13. Dr Sudip Roy, Prescience Insilico Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru
  14. Dr Parneet Kaur Deol GHG Khalsa Colg, Punjab

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