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Name: Vanraj Thakor
Country: India
City: Surat
State/Province: Gujarat
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ACS Activities: ▪ working as FTE for Canadian and Italian clients: - Synthesized novel substituted dihydroquinolinone derivatives as BET inhibitors. - Synthesis of tetrahydroindazole derivatives and its role as selective allosteric antagonist of homomeric receptor channels. - Novel G-Protein coupled Receptor agonists for their diabetic activity. ▪ Some FFS projects with MNCs from Europe and USA. Design and synthesis of new anticancer agents acting on different cellular targets: HDAC and estrogen receptors.
Company/Institution Name: Piramal Pharma Solutions, Piramal healthcare Ltd. Ahmedabad, India
Career Stage: Professional
Research and Special Interests: • Employed as Senior Research Associate at Piramal Pharma Solutions since March 2015. • Working on client request research projects and experiencing wide range of chemistry and gained essential skills in organic reactions, product isolation and purifications. • Learned team work, time management and documentation including writing of CoA, project status reports, experimental protocols, manuscripts etc. Even independent handling of project proposals and generation new proposals is also a part of my current assignment. • Taught subjects like organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry to undergraduates including laboratory sections. Intrests: Synthetic organic chemistry & bioorganic chemistry that includes drug design, discovery of new reactions, catalysis, asymmetric synthesis, peptide synthesis, proteomics, drug-like molecule, the total synthesis of natural products, as well as the evaluation for their cellular mechanism and medicinal properties.
Area of Expertise: Drug design, organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry
Years of Expertise: 1-5
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