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Virtual Conference on
Emerging infectious diseases and therapeutic strategies
December, 1-4, 2021.
Organized as part of the activity of IITM - AstraZeneca Endowment Program for Promoting Education and Research in Medicinal Chemistry
By Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai – 600 036, INDIA
  MEDCHEM-2021 - Theme


Medicinal chemistry conference-2021 (MedChem-2021) is being organized with a focus on ‘Emerging infectious diseases and therapeutic strategies’, and is part of our ongoing efforts to promote education and research in medicinal chemistry and related areas. This is the seventh (7th) Medicinal Chemistry Conference in the series, organized and conducted by the Department of Chemistry, IIT-Madras, as a part of our activities related to IITM-AstraZeneca Endowment Program. We have been conducting such theme-based biennial conferences since 2009, and were fortunate to have eminent personalities from industry, academia as well as practicing physicians as the speakers. The first conference, in the series entitled ‘Current Trends in Medicinal Chemistry’ was held in 2009 to sensitize the importance of this highly multidisciplinary discipline, among the student community, at large. Subsequently, each conference had focused on specific therapeutic areas. The MedChem-2011 focused on ‘Anti-Infective Drug Discovery and Development’,...


Last date for registration and submission of abstracts for virtual posters
November 15th, 2021.


    Confirmed speakers

Prof. Randeep Guleria Director, AIIMS-New Delhi.
Prof. Arunaloke Chakrabarti Department of Medical Microbiology, PGIMER Chandigarh.
Dr. Paul Ramesh Thangaraj Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic and Heart and Lung Transplant Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
Dr. Anoop Kumar A.S. Senior Consultant and Chief, Critical Care Medicine, BMH, Kozhikode.
Prof. Dr. Mark Brönstrup Helmholtz center for infection research, Germany.
Prof. Raghavan Varadarajan Molecular Biophysics unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
Prof. Arnab Chatterjee Medicinal Chemistry Division, California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr), Scripps Research, La Jolla, United States.
Prof. Jason Sello School of Pharmacy, UCSF, California.
Prof. Srinivas Hotha Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER-Pune.
Prof. Manidipa Banerjee Kusuma School of Biosciences, IIT-Delhi.
Prof. Arindam Talukdar Organic and Medicinal Chemistry division, IICB, Kolkata.
Prof. Jayanta Haldar JNCASR, Bangalore.
Dr.Niti Kumar CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow.
Prof. Sanjib Senapati Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras.
Prof. Rupinder Kaur CDFD, Hyderabad.
Dr. Rajan Ravichandran Department of Nephrology, MIOT International, Chennai.
Prof. Vani Janakiraman Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras.
Dr. Kirandeep Samby Medicines for Malaria Venture, UK.
Dr. Sidharth Chopra Division of Microbiology, CDRI, Lucknow
Dr. Ishu Saraogi Department of Chemistry, IISER Bhopal
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