Dr. Rambabu Gundla
Prof. Rambabu Gundla has been working as head, department of chemistry, GITAM University, Hyderabad since 2014. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in the department of pharmacology and pharmaceutical Sciences, school of pharmacy, at the University of Southern California, USA from 2006 – 2008. He obtained a Ph.D. degree from the department of chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, in 2006. From 2001 to 2006, he worked as a research scientist at GVK Biosciences Private Limited, Hyderabad, India. After completion his postdoctoral research fellow, he again joined as a principal scientist at GVKBIO. His area of interest is small- molecule drug design and development. He has a more than 60 publications and three patents to his credit in the area of medicinal chemistry and computer-aided drug design studies including SAR and QSAR, Scaffold hopping, ADME, pharmacophore generation, molecular dynamics, docking simulations, and virtual library screening. Currently he is working on two SERB-DST sponsored projects and guiding 12 students for Ph.d program.