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Ashok Behera

MS (Pharm), NIPER Kolkata, PhD Jadavpur University

Assistant Professor

  • Specialisation

    Medicinal chemistry, Drug delivery and CADD

  • Research Interest

    Peptidomimetics and Peptide conjugates as therapeutics and drug delivery, Receptor specific targeted drug delivery, Computer aided drug design, Organic synthesis and purification, Analytical techniques and structure elucidation and Molecular imaging

  • Brief Profile

    Dr. Ashok Behera had joined Faculty of Pharmacy, DIT, University on 11th Jan 2019 in a capacity of Assistant Professor. Prior to this, he has worked in the position Postdoctoral Research Associateship of (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), An Autonomous Body of Govt of India) 2015-2018, and Assistant professor at the Pharmacy Department, The MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat (2013-15). He has total 14 year of mixed experience including teaching, and research. Dr. Behera completed his PhD (Pharmacy) in June, 2014 from Jadavpur University (CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology), M.S Pharm in Medicinal chemistry 2009 from NIPER- KOLKATA and B. Pharm 2007 from BPUT, Odisha. He is recipient of Science and Engineering Research Board-Teachers Associateship For Research Excellence (SERB-TARE) fellowship 2020-24, Mentor for CSIR-summer research training program (CSIR-SRTP) 2020, Best E-poster presentation APTICON2019, ACS Chemical Biology Best poster award 2016, Post Doc Research Associateship (RA-CSIR) 2015-18, Best poster presentation of NIPICON-2014, Senior Research Fellowship (SRF-CSIR)2013, Young Researcher Award ARCEB2010, Senior Research Fellowship (SRF-DAE) 2009-12, GATE 2007 & 2009 (Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers). He is also the principal investigator for several Govt and privately funded project. To his credit, he has published more than 20 peer-reviewed papers and 4 published patents. His major research includes, target-oriented and lead-based design and development of New Chemical Entities (NCEs) from natural and synthetic scaffolds against Anti-cancer, Antidiabetic, Antioxidant, Alzheimer’s and Hepatoprotective. Additionally, he is a member of the royal society of chemistry (MRSC), London, also serving as a life member of Indian peptide society. He is Currently guiding 3-PhD students and already guided 14 students for PG research projects.

    • BP401T, BP701T, BP301T, BP202T, MPH101T

    • IPR Details Inventor Status (Published/Granted)
      Berberine loaded hybrid nanoparticle composition for treatment of neurodegeneration Rhythm Khatri, Habban Akhter and Ashok Behera Published
      5-Fluorouracil-1-acetic acid (5-fua) loaded chitosan nanoparticle composition and method for preparation thereof” Ram Prabesh Patel, Jagannath Sahoo and Ashok Behera Published
      Indomethacin derivatives as multitargeting agent for alzheimer's disease management and process for” Shraddha M Gupta, Neetesh K Jain, Ashok Behera, Devendra Kumar and Dinesh Rishipathak Published
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      Vidhwan ID: 195248

      Web of Science Researcher ID: AAS-6223-2021