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Faculty in Natural Products




Dr. K. Venkat Rao

Assistant Professor
E-Mail: kvenkata.rao@niperhyd.ac.in

Dr Venkata Rao Kaki lab is working on discovery of novel Anti-diabetic agents, Anti-inflammatory agents and Anti-proliferative agents. The research works include identification of NCEs and development of new synthetic methodologies for NCEs. The lab works are focused on Benzazepinone based, Indole based derivatives and Natural products for DYRK1A, GSK-3β and pancreatic β-cells regenerating activity.

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Dr. Gautam Kumar

Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc)
E-Mail: gautam.kumar2@niperhyd.ac.in

His area of research interests are design and synthesis of novels anti-microbial and anti-cancer agents. He is focused on the development of compounds that target the Mycobacterial membrane and reporters for visualization and in situ probing of Mycobacteria .
In addition to that, he is interested in the bioactivity-guided fractionation, standardization of Natural Products using spectroscopy/spectrometry techniques and semi-synthesis of bioactive natural products to improve drug like properties.

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