Sachin B. Agawane, (Ph.D.)

Sachin B. Agawane, (Ph.D.)

Biochemical Science Division

About Me

Education:- Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

 Major research focus of the group

•Design, isolation, synthesis, characterization of synthetic/ non-synthetic/herbal/ ayurvedic compounds / nanomaterials and evaluation of its medicinal properties by  biochemical, in-vitro and in-vivo methods for the purpose of drug discovery.

•Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of New Chemical Entities (NCE) in laboratory animals.

•Development and standardization of new animal models for various human diseases. e.g. Cancer  Model, Diabetes Model, Arthritis Model, Inflammatory Model etc.

•Efficacy and Preclinical Toxicity evaluation of synthetic and non-synthetic molecules in laboratory  animals as per various guidelines like FDA, OECD, ICH, Schedule ‘Y’ and GLP principles.


Total Scientific Publications: 42

10 Key publications: 

1.  Materials Science and Engineering C, (2017), 78, 1203–1211

2.  RSC Advances, (2016), 6, 68504–68514

3.  Scientific Reports, (2016), 6:18798

4.  Biomaterials, (2013), 34, 6804-6817.

5.  Biomaterials, (2012), 33(26), 6220–6229.

6.  Nitric Oxide (2012),  27 (1), 9–17.

7.  Journal of Applied Toxicology (2012), 32, 436–445.

8.  Food and Function, (2011), 2, 521-28.

9.  Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry (2009), 18(1), Pg. 358-65.

10.  Molecular Pharmaceutics, (2009), 6 (3), 918–927.


Professional Experience


1. Working as a Scientist at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) since August 2012.

2.  Worked as a Scientist at CSIR- Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India. (August 2005 to August 2012).

3. Worked as a Assistant Manager in Venkateswara Hatcheries’ Poultry Diagnosis & Research Laboratory, Hyderabad (2004 to 2005).

4.   Veterinary Officer, Raj Biotech, Wing, Satara, Maharashtra (1999 to 2000)

Selected Publications

Research Interest

  • Chemical Biology

Contact Details

Dr. Sachin B. Agawane, (Ph.D.)
Principal Scientist,
Biochemical Science Division,
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory
Pashan Road,
Pune- 411008, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Phone: +91-20- 25902714   Extension: 2714

E-mail:sb.agawane@ncl.res.in