NMR and Peptides Research Group

Research Interests

  Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Applications

     •      NMR methodology development and their application
     •      Development of spectral simplification methods
     •      Structure based drug design (SBDD) by NMR and applications
     •      Investigation of protein-ligand interactions by NMR
     •      Biomolecular structure elucidation

  Peptide Based Drug Design (PBDD) and Peptide Chemical Biology

     •      Development of novel tools for PBDD
     •      Improvement of the pharmacological properties (e.g. ADME) of peptides
     •      Development of bioactive peptide molecules for important biological receptors 

Professional Trajectory

  Current Position
Jun  2015 - present : Scientist (Ad-hoc), Central NMR Facility, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, India.
  Previous Positions 
May 2013 - Jun 2015 : Postdoctoral researcher, Technical University Munich (TUM), Germany.
Aug  2012 - Apr 2013 : Postdoctoral researcher, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany.
Oct  2010 - Jul  2012 : Postdoctoral researcher, Technical University Munich (TUM), Germany.
May 2004 - Feb 2005 : Technical Trainee, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory (DRL), Hyderabad, India.


Feb 2005 - Jul  2010 : Ph.D. (NMR & Peptides), CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, India.
Jul  2002 - May 2004 : Master of Science (Organic Chemistry), Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad, India. 
Jul  1999 - May 2002 : Bachelor of Science (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry), Nizam College, Hyderabad, India.