24th – 25th January, 2017


Venue: Auditorium, Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad 

DAY 1:    24th JANUARY 2017 (TUESDAY)
9:15 am to 10:15 am Registration and Breakfast
10:15 am to 11:30 am Inaugural sessionChief Guest: Dr. Shilin Shukla

Professor  Emeritus & Former Director, GCRI, Ahmedabad

11.30 am to 12:30 pm Keynote AddressDr. Harish Padh

Ex. Vice Chancellor, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Chair Person: Dr. C. J. Shishoo, Former Director, B. V. Patel PERD Centre
12:30 pm to 1:15 pm Prof. Santosh Kar Professor, School of Biotechnology

KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odissa

Plenary Lecture-1“Formulation to Improve the Quality of Life of Cancer Patients”
1:.15 pm to 2:15 pm Lunch Break
Chair Person: Dr. Prabhudas Patel, Deputy Director, GCRI
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm Dr. Narshimnha P. ArgadeSr. Principal, scientist and Professor

Division of Organic Chemistry, NCL (CSIR), Pune

Plenary Lecture-2“Science of Synthesis and Medicines”
3.00 pm to 3:45 pm Dr. Kiran Marthak Director, Global Clinical Development, Lambda Therapeutic Research Ltd., Ahmedabad Plenary Lecture-3“Regulatory Scenario for Oncology Products in India”
3.45 pm to 4.00 pm Tea- Coffee and Networking
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Poster Session (All Tracks)Venue: Institute of Pharmacy
DAY 2:    25th JANUARY 2017 (WEDNESDAY)
9:00 am to 9:30 am Registration and Breakfast
Chair Person: Dr. M. C. Gohel, Research Director, Anand Pharmacy College
9:30 am to 10:15 am Dr. Ajay KhopadeVice President-R&D, Formulation development (Non-Orals),

Sun Pharma Advanced research Co. Ltd. Vadodara

Plenary Lecture-4“A Novel Platform Nanotechnology for Anticancer Drug Delivery”
10:15 am to 11:00 am Dr. Manoj Kumar BhatScientist G, National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune Plenary Lecture-5“Cancer Chemotherapy: Involvement of Membrane Cholesterol”
11.00 am to 11.15 am Tea Break
Chair Person: Dr. Rakesh Raval, Sr. Scientist, GCRI
11:15 am 



12:15 pm

Dr. Chandramani PathakAssistant Professor, Dept. of Cell Biology, IIAR, Gandhinagar Session Lecture – 1“Role of FADD and cFLIPL in Regulation of Programmed Cell Death Signaling: Molecular Target for Cancer Therapy”
Mrs. Vinita KhanvilkarAssociate Professor, Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Pharmacy, Mumbai Session Lecture – 2“Clinical Relevant Herb-drug Interaction in Oncology- Case Studies to Analysis”
Dr. Deepak KumarAssistant Professor, Dept. of Medicinal & Pharma. Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Sharda University,​​ U.P Session Lecture - 3“Design Synthesis Anticancer and Docking Studies of Some Novel Catechin and Quinazolinone Derivatives”
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch Break
Chair Person: Dr. Bhaswat Chakraborty, Sr. VP & Chair, Cadila Pharma. Ltd.
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm Dr. Chirag Desai Medical Oncologist, Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences, Ahmedabad Plenary Lecture-6 “Challenges in Oncology Drug Development in Molecular Arena”
1.45 pm to 2:30 pm Dr. R. Srinivasan Chief Scientist & Head, Mass & Analytical Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICTH), & Dean, NIPER, Hyderabad Plenary Lecture-7 “Characterization of Drug Metabolites and Degradation Products Using LC-ESI-MS/MS”
Chair Person: Dr. Manish Nivsarkar, Director, B. V. Patel PERD Centre
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm Dr. Bhaswat Chakraborty
Sr. VP & Chair,
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Dholka
Plenary Lecture-8

“Challenges in Phase III Clinical Trials”
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm Valedictory Function
4:00 pm onwards Tea- Coffee and Networking