Who can attend?

  • Students at all levels (MSc/MTech/PhD) and also Faculty from reputed academic institutions and technical institutions

  • Researchers and Faculty at University, Government, and industrial laboratories.

  • Biotechnology and pharmaceutical professionals are welcome to participate.

About this workshop

This workshop on "Cancer Drug Discovery & Development" is being organized by Science Gurus (www.sciencegurus.org), a US based non-profit organization and School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UOH), India. The objective of this program is to educate next generation scientists about rational drug design, discovery & development. This workshop is an educational forum that endeavors to provide comprehensive review of the drug discovery process against a backdrop of the technology and research revolution, and includes a horizontal overview of the disciplines involved in the drug discovery process and a vertical delve into the critical elements of each discipline. The main focus of the curriculum is to provide an opportunity for students to learn broad aspects of Drug Discovery & Development process with a special emphasis on Cancer Biology. In addition, the curriculum also includes translational aspects of Drug Discovery (from lab to the clinic), personalized medicine, and critical analysis of scientific data, clinical trials and regulatory approval process. In addition, the opportunities for students to make presentations, discuss case studies are also provided. To give this holistic aspect of Drug Discovery & Development, Science Gurus has assembled a team of domain experts with relevant hands on experience. The following topics will be covered in this workshop.



Guest Speakers

  • Ajith Kamath
    Senior Director and Head
    Strategic Research Partnerships, India at Pfizer

  • Manjunath Ramarao
    Group Director & Head
    Discovery Science & Technology, Bristol Myers Squibb India Pvt Ltd.

  • Anu Acharya
    Mapmygenome India Limited.

  • AKS Bhujanga Rao
    Natco Pharma.

  • Radha Rangarajan
    Co-founder & CEO,
    Vitas Pharma

  • Raveendra Dayam
    Computational Chemistry, GVK Biosciences Pvt Ltd

  • Brahmanandam Manavati
    Assistant Professor,
    University of Hyderabad

  • Udbhav Relan
    Product Manager,

  • Kumaragurubaran Nagaswamy
    Medicinal Chemistry, GVK Biosciences Pvt Ltd

  • Ravikanth Veluri
    Assistant General Manager,
    Hetero Drugs Ltd

  • Sangarappan Sivakumar
    Vector Biosciences Pvt Ltd

  • Madhusudhan Thota
    Certified PQMS Lead Auditor,
    Systems & GMP Consultants.

  • Hanuman Mallubhotla
    Process Development-Biologics, Syngene International Ltd.

  • Surya Sankuratri
    Executive Director,
    Merck Pharmaceuticals, NJ, USA

  • Chakk Ramesha
    Medhus Bio, CA, USA.

  • M. Rami Reddy
    Co-founder & Chairman,
    RR Labs, CA, USA.

  • Jagath Reddy Junutula
    Vice President,
    Cellerant Therapeutics, CA, USA

  • Dr. Chinnababu Sunkavalli
    Founder Director,
    ClinSync and Cancer Surgeon at Apollo Hospital

  • Suresh Ramu
    Co-founder & CEO,
    Cytecare Hospitals

  • Varun Ahuja
    Senor Scientist, Lupin Ltd.

  • Ravindranath Rathore
    University of South Bihar

  • Suresh VS Attili
    Founder Director,
    ClinSync & MEDCIS Path Labs