DR ANTHONY MELVIN CRASTO,WorldDrugTracker, helping millions, A 90 % paralysed man in action for you, I am suffering from transverse mylitis and bound to a wheel chair,With death on the horizon, This will not stop me, Gods call only..........
DR ANTHONY MELVIN CRASTO Ph.D ( ICT, Mumbai) , INDIA 29Yrs Exp. in the feld of Organic Chemistry,Working for GLENMARK PHARMA at Navi Mumbai, INDIA. Serving chemists around the world. Helping them with websites on Chemistry.Million hits on google, world acclamation from industry, academia, drug authorities for websites, blogs and educational contributio
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Anthony Crasto conferred ABPnews award for "Outstanding contribution to Education Sector"



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Conferred prestigious award at event ABP News Presents Healthcare Leadership Awards 26th November, 2018 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai India
Dedicated to Shobha Crasto​ Aishal crasto Lionel crasto
Service to education is service to humanity
Society recognises efforts done towards it



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/////////////award,  event ABP News, Healthcare, Leadership,  26th, November, 2018, Taj Lands End, Mumbai,  India, education, anthony crasto

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Kalyan Kumar Pasunooti


Dr. Kalyan Kumar Pasunooti

Kalyan Kumar Pasunooti,



Dr. Kalyan Kumar Pasunooti pursued his PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) (www.ntu.edu.sg), Singapore (2007 – 2011) in the field of Medicinal, Peptide & Protein chemistry. His graduate research work is focused on “Synthesis of bioactive amino acid building blocks and their applications towards the peptides and glycopeptides.” His have total 16 years of academic and industry experience with major multinationals companies & academic institutions and have worked with many collaborative professors around the globe. He authored with more than 28 international peer-reviewed high impact publications such as PNAS, Wily (Angew Chemie), RSC (Chem Comm and Org Biomol Chem), most of American Chemical Society journals (Journal of American Chemical Society, Org. Lett., ACS Chem Bio, J Comb Chem and Bioconugate Chem) and Elsevier (Tetrahedron Letters) journals which are featured many times in Chem. Eng. News and other journals. He holds American patent while work with Johns Hopkins-School of Medicine, USA and this molecule in phase II clinical trials for treating cancer.
Prior to his graduate studies, he spent 5 years as a research scientist in reputable research organizations namely GVK Bio, India (www.gvkbio.com) (2006-2007) and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (www.drreddys.com) (2003-2006) in India. After his PhD graduation, he worked for world leading research institutes such as Johns Hopkins-School of Medicine, USA (www.hopkinsmedicne.org) (2012-2013), Nanyang Technological University-NTU, Singapore) (www.ntu.edu.sg) (2013 – 2017) and Singapore MIT Alliance for research & Technology-SMART (www.smart.mit.edu) (2017–2018). His research interests focused on development of next generation biologically relevant peptide & protein therapeutics using their newly discovered methodologies for biomedical applications.
He has excellent skills in designing synthesis, purification and characterization of complex peptide and small molecules for medicinal chemistry applications. He gained extensive experience in Medicinal, Carbohydrate, Peptide & Protein and nucleotide & nucleoside Chemistry and familiar with modern methods and experienced in designing & executing synthesis for various bioactive peptide and small molecule inhibitors. He well versed in synthesis and characterization of complex organic molecules and with the analytical data interpretation.

Dr. Kalyan Kumar Pasunooti

Research Scientist at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology Centre

Singapore'

Accomplished Peptide, Protein and Medicinal chemist with 16 years of academic and industrialexperience in the field of drug discovery and development. Specializations: Peptide & Protein Chemistry,Medicinal Chemistry (Drug Discovery and Development) and Chemical Biology.

ExperienceSingapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology Centre

Research Scientist

Company NameSingapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology Centre

  • Dates EmployedJul 2017 – Present

    Employment Duration1 yr 4 mos

    LocationSingapore

    Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery
  • Research Fellow

    Company NameNanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Dates EmployedOct 2013 – Jun 2017

    Employment Duration3 yrs 9 mos

    LocationSingapore

    Peptide & Protein Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Postdoctoral Fellow

    Company NameJohns Hopkins Medicine

    Dates EmployedMay 2012 – Sep 2013

    Employment Duration1 yr 5 mos

    LocationBaltimore, Maryland Area

    Medicinal chemistry, Drug Discovery, Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
  • Postdoctoral Associate

    Company NameNanyang Technological University

    Dates EmployedJul 2011 – Mar 2012

    Employment Duration9 mos

    LocationSingapore

    Organic synthesis, Peptide & Carbohydrate chemistry and Medicinal chemistry.
  • Senior Research Associate in Medicinal Chemistry

    Company NameGVK Biosciences

    Dates EmployedJan 2007 – Jul 2007

    Employment Duration7 mos

    LocationHyderabad Area, India

    Synthesis of bioactive molecules for medicinal chemistry applications.
  • Junior Scientist in Medicinal Chemistry (Anti-Infective group)

    Company NameDr. Reddy's Laboratories

    Dates EmployedAug 2003 – Dec 2006

    Employment Duration3 yrs 5 mos

    LocationHyderabad Area, India

    Medicinal chemistry (Anti-Infective group): My work entails design and synthesis of newoxazolidinone derivatives and new chemical entities as novel antibacterial agents. As a researchscientist my job demanded me to carry out extensive literature survey to design possible syntheticroutes for a proposed molecule and to carry out the total synthetic part in the laborator... See more
  • Education
     
     

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    Palladium-catalyzed acetoxylation of the primary γ-C(sp3)–H bonds in the amino acids Val, Thr, and Ile was achieved using a newly discovered 5-methylisoxazole-3-carboxamide directing group. The γ-acetoxylated α-amino acid derivatives could be easily converted to γ-mercapto amino acids, which are useful for native chemical ligation (NCL). The first application of NCL at isoleucine in the semisynthesis of a Xenopus histone H3 protein was also demonstrated.

    5-Methylisoxazole-3-carboxamide-Directed Palladium-Catalyzed γ-C(sp3)–H Acetoxylation and Application to the Synthesis of γ-Mercapto Amino Acids for Native Chemical Ligation

    School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore 637551
    Org. Lett.201618 (11), pp 2696–2699
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01160
    Publication Date (Web): May 24, 2016
    Copyright © 2016 American Chemical Society
    *E-mail: cfliu@ntu.edu.sg.
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    Tuesday, 1 May 2018

    ANTHONY M CRASTO GETS PHARMA EXCELLENCE AWARD AT THE GOLDEN GLOBE TIGER AWARDS 2018


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    Pic.... Shobha crasto, Lionel and Aishal collecting my award named The Golden Globe Tigers Awards 2018, for Excellence in Pharma, at kuala lumpur, Malaysia, 23 april 2018 at Pullman city centre hotel, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia. Dr Anthony could not travel as he is wheelchair bound and 90 percent paralysed
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    DR ANTHONY M CRASTO
    The Golden Globe Tigers Award 2018 is the highest recognition amongst individual and organizations who have achieved the highest levels of standards and benchmark in numerous areas such as CSR, Pharma, Social Media & Digital Marketing, Education Leadership Award and so on. The award ceremony took place in Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences on the 23rd of April, where a number of respectable attendees were present not only from Malaysia but from many different parts of the world such as Iceland, Saudi Arabia, India, China, South Africa and such!
    The Golden Globe Tigers Award not only aims to increase awareness on CSR practices but also continuously innovate practices towards sustainable development. It is organized by the founder of the World CSR Day, World Sustainability Congress and World Women Leadership Congress.
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    Dr. Anthony  Melvin Crasto, graduated from Mumbai  University, Completed his Ph.D from ICT, 1991, Mumbai, India, in the field of Organic Chemistry, Currently he is working with GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD,  Research Centre as a Principal Scientist, in Process Research at Mahape, Navi Mumbai, India, for the last 10 years,  His total  Industry experience is  30 +yrs with major Multinationals companies.
    Prior to joining Glenmark, he has worked with major multinationals like Hoechst Marion Roussel, now Sanofi, Searle India Ltd, now  RPG lifesciences, etc. He has worked with notable Scientists like Dr K Nagarajan, Dr Ralph Stapel, Prof S Seshadri , Dr T.V. Radhakrishnan and Dr B. K. Kulkarni, etc, He did Custom Synthesis for various multinationals in his career like BASF, Novartis, Sanofi, Pfizer etc., He has worked in Drug Discovery, Natural products, Bulk Drugs, Generics, Intermediates, Fine chemicals, Neutraceuticals, GMP,  Scaleups, Pharma Plant, API plant etc, he is now helping millions, His friends call him worlddrugtracker.
    His New Drug Approvals,  All about drugs,  EurekamomentsOrganic spectroscopy international, etc in Organic/ Medchem  are some most read blogs. He has hands on experience in initiation and developing Novel routes for Drug molecules and implementing them on commercial scale over a 30  year tenure till date Feb’  2018,  Around 30 plus commercial products in his career. He has good knowledge of IPM, GMP, QbD, Regulatory aspects, Technology transfer,  Manufacturing,  Formulations, Spectroscopy, Stereochemistry, Synthesis, Polymorphism etc. He has several  International  patents published worldwide.
    He suffered a one in a million disease in the form of a paralytic stroke/ Acute Transverse Mylitis in Dec’ 2007 and is 90 % paralysed, He is bound to a wheelchair, this seems to have injected feul in him to help chemists all around the world, he is more active than before and is pushing boundaries, he has several million hits on Google,  60 Lakh plus views on dozen plus blogs, He makes himself available to all, contact him on +91 9323115463, email amcrasto@gmail.com, Twitter, @amcrasto
    He is a prolific presenter and is invited to major conferences in Mumbai, where he can travel easily. He speaks at universities on topics of  Drug discovery, Patents, Qbd, GMP, Tech transfer, polymorphism, Literature search tools, Computer programs and Topics of  interest to Pharma Students.
    His extraordinary skill on the Computers give him the edge to write/present his thoughts. He demonstrates them to students and professionals alike.
    Notably he has 20 lakh plus views on New Drug Approvals Blog in 216 countries, This blog has 3.5 lakh viewers in USA alone.
    AWARDS
    "100 Most Impactful Health care Leaders Global listing", conferred at Taj lands end, Mumbai, India on 14 Feb 2014 by World Health Wellness congress and awards
    “Best Worlddrugtracker “ Award for lifetime acheivement in Pharma... 7 th July 2017 , The venue...Taj land ends, Bandra, Mumbai India
    “Lifetime achievement award” WORLD HEALTH CONGRESS 2017 in Hyderabad, 22 aug 2017 at JNTUH KUKATPALLY. HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA,
    " Lifetime Achievement Award", at the The Middle East Healthcare Leadership Awards - 12th October, 2017 -The Address, Dubai Mall, Dubai...UAE..........Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    International award for Outstanding contribution in Pharma  at World Health and wellness Congress award, 14th Feb, 2018, at Taj Lands ends, Bandra, Mumbai, India
    Conferred very prestigious IDMA award for contribution to society in Pharma at INDIAN DRUGS ANNUAL DAY 2018 VMCC IITBombay Powai, Mumbai India 22 Feb 2018,I was Guest of honor at and was felicitated by president,Indian Drug manufacturers association (IDMA)
    The Golden Globe Tigers Awards 2018, for Excellence in Pharma, at kuala lumpur, Malaysia, 23 april 2018 at Pullman hotel.
    Biography
    READ MY BIOGRAPHY..........http://scijourno.com/2017/01/09/dr-anthony-crasto/  Written by Mr. Amrit B. Karmarkar
    Director, InClinition

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    Sunday, 15 October 2017

    Outstanding contribution to Pharma industry Award at the “The Middle East Healthcare Leadership Awards” held on 12th Oct,17. At The Address,Dubai Mall - Dubai UAE



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    Shobha crasto receiving my Pharma excellence award for Outstanding contribution to Pharma industry from Arab health on 12 oct 2017 in Dubai, UAE..
    Award at the “The Middle East Healthcare Leadership Awards” held on 12th October, 2017. At The Address,Dubai Mall - Dubai UAE....Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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    Sunday, 8 October 2017

    Prof. K.G. Akamanchi




    PROF. K. G. AKAMANCHI

    Professor

     Email :

    kg.akamanchi@ictmumbai.edu.in


     Extention No. :

    0223361 - 0




    Prof. K.G. Akamanchi



    Prof. K G Akamanchi is Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai, an Elite Institute of Government of Maharashtra. He was the former head of Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, and Dean of Research, Consultancy and Resource Mobilisation. He is associated with industry as a consultant and Independent director on the board of leading API manufacturing company. He was an academic council member of University of Mumbai and member of Board of studies of several Universities. He is the Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Science. Recipient of Best Teacher award from M/s. Gharda Chemicals Ltd given at the Institute of Chemical Technology ten years ago. He has developed technologies for the manufacture of API some of which are commercialised. Has a good number of Patents to his credit. Guided more than 50 Ph.D. students and has over 100 research publications in reputed international journals.
    http://www.ictmumbai.edu.in/emp_profiledetail.aspx?nDeptID=80

             

           K. G. Akamanchi
           Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology
            
              Research Interests:
    • Process Chemistry & Technology
    • Synthetic Methodologies
    • Hypervalent Iodine Reagent Chemistry
    • Heteropolyacid Catalysis
    • C-C bond Coupling
    • Cell Surface Protein Isolation and Characterization
    • Impurity: Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanism of Formation 
    • Design ,Synthesis and applications of novel multicephlous dendritic lipids and novel heterolipids 

    Prof. K. G. Akamanchi
    Prof. Krishnacharya G. Akamanchi Pharmaceutical Chemistry Research Laboratory,

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology,
                                           
    Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT),

    Deemed University under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956 With Maharashtra Government’s Elite Status and Center of Excellence,

    Nathalal Parekh Marg, Matunga (East), Mumbai (Maharashtra State ) - 400 019 (INDIA).
    E mail: kg.akamanchi@ictmumbai.edu.in 


    Front Row (L to R) : Kamlesh Katkar,Kapil Chaudhari , Prof.K. G. Akamanchi,Archana Ghorpade,Dhiraj Patil, Ashishkumar Jain Middle row (L to R) : Ashish Gupta,Sagar Pather,Ravindra Jadhav Top Row: Atul Dolas,Abhay Nimonkar,Sachin Veer

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    Friday, 25 August 2017

    Best World Drug Tracker Award 7 th July 2017 Taj land ends, Bandra, Mumbai India








    On 7 th July 2017 Receiving Best Worlddrugtracker Award for lifetime acheivement in Pharma... The venue...Taj land ends, Bandra, Mumbai India

    “Times Influence presents National Marketing Excellence Awards ( For Excellence in Healthcare)” schedule on 7th July, 2017 at Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai. India