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Monday, 19 October 2015

Dr. Jignasa Ketan Savjani

Dr. Jignasa Savjani

Assistant Professor

12 Years
M.Pharm. Ph. D
Synthesis of small molecules Computer Aided Drug Design Co-crystal chemistry
Dr. Jignasa K. savjani is presently serving as an assistant professor at Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, from June 2007. She obtained her Ph D from Nirma University in the year 2011. Subsequently she was a lecturer at A.P.M.C. College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, North Gujarat University from 2003 to 2005 and Arihant School of Pharmacy and Bioresearch Institute, Gujarat University from 2005 to 2007. She published research and review articles in internationally repute journals. She received financial assistant from CSIR to attend and present research work at 16th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference held at Washington DC, USA, in June 2012. She has received financial assistance from CSIR and Sybyl X, Tripos for conducting a CSIR sponsored workshop on “Hands on Training on Software Related to Computer Aided Drug Design” at Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad in the year 2013. She has also contributed as a reviewer for prestigious peer-reviewed journals including Medicinal Chemistry Research and Analytical Chemistry Letters. She delivered various guest lectures on topics related to medicinal chemistry. She received research grant worth rupees 3.5 lacs from GUCOST for minor research project. In recent year she focused on the Computational drug design of anti-tubercular agents, Co-crystal chemistry and synthesis of small molecules. She filed two patents which was published in the official journal of Indian patent office.

Drug Design and Development, M. S. University, November 2012
Pharmaceutical Sciencs, Nirma University Institute of Pharmacy, May 2011
Gujarat University k. B. Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, May 2001
Institute / OrganizationDesignationDuration
Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma UniversityAssistant ProfessorAugust 2008 To October 2015
Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma UniversityLecturerJune 2007 To August 2008
Arihant School of Pharmacy and Bioresearch, Adalaj, GandhinagarLecturerAugust 2005 To June 2007
A.P.M.C. college of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, HimatnagarLecturerMarch 2003 To May 2005

TitleDescriptionAchieved On
PatentPatent filed titled “Co-crystals of Aciclovir and Process for their Preparation” (Application No.7/MUM/2013)January 2015
Research Project GrantReceived grant worth Rs. 3,50,000/- for research project titled “Computer aided drug design and pharmacological evaluation of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors: An Efficient conversion of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory drugs to potent and highly selective COX-2 inhibitors” from GUJCOST.June 2014
WorkshopReceived financial assistance from CSIR and SYBYL to conduct two days workshop on "CSIR sponsored two days workshop on hands on training on software related to CADD"January 2013
PatentPatent titled "Imidazolidine-2-thione and Imidazole-2-thione Derivatives and Process for their Preparation” (583/MUM/2010) published on 26/07/2013July 2013
Paper PresentationReceived financial assistance from CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) to attend and present a paper at “16th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference”, held at Washington DC, USAJune 2012
award for paper presentationCo-authored a paper tiltled “Synthesis & Anticonvulsant Activity of Novel Dihydroimidazole-1-Carbo(Thio) Hydrazide Derivatives” which was presented at National Conference on Innovations In Pharmaceutical Industry: From Drug Development to Distribution, L.J. Institute of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad (3rd Prize)January 2012
SeminarReceived financial assistance from AICTE to organize National seminar on “Alternative Synthetic Strategies for Drugs and Drug Intermediates” at Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma UniversityNovember 2009

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