Designation: Assistant Professor
PhD in Pharmacy from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal, Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) and B Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from the affiliated colleges of The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Master of studies (Education Management) Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu. Has 13 years of experience in teaching theoretical and practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry subjects, Organic & Medicinal Chemistry for UG students. His research interests include Design and synthesis of novel pyrimidine derivatives as potent Antiviral, Antibacterial and Antifungal agents. Guided research dissertations of 3 PG students and presently co supervising 1 MD (Ayurveda) student.
Industry Experience: Dr. Dhanabal Kumarasamy has been in the position of Junior Research Fellow (DBT, Govt. of India) for 1 year in CSIR – Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata.
Academic Experience: 13 Years of teaching experience in NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata.
M. Studies (Education Mgmt.), Alagappa University; M.PHARM, Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai; B.PHARM, Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
Research Highlights: Dr. Dhanabal Kumarasamy has specialization in the antimicrobial drug discovery, his research interests include Design and synthesis of novel pyrimidine derivatives as potent Antiviral, Antibacterial and Antifungal agents. His laboratory actively collaborates with International institutes of repute like, The Rega Institute for Medical Research – Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) Belgium for Antiviral drug screening. Institute for Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia as a part of CO-ADD Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery. He also actively involved in the Herbal & Phytopharmaceutical Drug standardization and validation.
Research Publications: National & International Journal Publications – 10; Conference Presentations – 12, Book Chapters – 02, Patents Filed – 01. Google Scholar Profile. https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=MqvKBcMAAAAJ. Research citation Metrics: Citations – 601; h-index – 8; i10 – index – 8 (as on 10 June 2020).
Significant Professional Achievements: Elected as President, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, West Bengal State Branch for the term 2016 – 2021. He has been nominated as member, subcommittee for Guidance Document, SOP preparation/amendment & Review, Phytopharmaceutical Division at Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (Govt. of India) for the term 2019 – 2022.