Invited Talks

  • Institut de Chimie Moleculaire de Montpellier, France (1994)
  • 5th Int Symp on Chiral Discrimination, Stockholm, Sweden (1994)
  • Institute for Biological Sciences, NRC (1995)
  • Plant Biotechnology Institute, NRC (1995)
  • Dept of Microbiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (1997)
  • Institute for Biological Sciences, NRC, Ottawa (1997)
  • Biotechnology Research Institute, NRC, Montreal (1997)
  • Dept of Chemistry, Univ of Ottawa (1997)
  • Cell Biology Section, Institute for Biological Sciences, NRC (1998)
  • BioChem Pharma, Montreal (1998)
  • Dept of Chem, Univ of Laval, Québec (1998)
  • Laboratory for Glycotechnology, Riken, Japan (1998)
  • First NRC-RIKEN Joint Symposia at Riken, Japan (1998)
  • Astra Pain Research, Montreal (1998)
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (1998)
  • Indian Institute for Technology, Kanpur, India (1998)
  • National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India (1998)
  • Colloque sur la Chimie Combinatoire, Ottawa (1999)
  • CHI 5th Annual High-throughput Organic Synthesis, San Diego (2000)
  • Dept of Microbiology, Colorado State Univ, Fort Collins (2000)
  • Dept of Chem, Delhi University, India (2001)
  • Dr. Reddy’s Research Foundation, Hyderabad, India (2001)
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India (2001)
  • School of Chem, University of Hyderabad, India (2001)
  • Dept of Org Chem, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2001)
  • National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India (2001)
  • Gordon Conference- Carbohydrates, NH, USA (2001)
  • NRC-IRAP Forum, Montreal (2001)
  • Institute for Biodiagnostics-West, NRC, Calgary (2001)
  • Dept of Biochem, McGill Univ (2002)
  • National Cancer Institute, NIH, MD (2002)
  • 5th Int Symp Lab Automation in Chem Process R&D, Boston (2002)
  • Interomex Pharmaceuticals, Vancouver (2002)
  • Dept of Chem, Univ Alberta (2002)
  • CHI 3rd Annual Meeting on Chemical Genomics, Boston, Nov 18-19 (declined) (2002)
  • Dept of Chemistry, Univ Saskatchewan (Cancelled) (2003)
  • Institute for Chemistry and Cell Biology (ICCB), Harvard University (2003)
  • Chemistry Department, Boston University (2003)
  • CHI Meeting “Glycomics-Carbohydrates in Drug Development”, Boston (2003)
  • Frontiers in Chemical and Structural Biology, McGill University (2003)
  • CHI Meeting “Advancing Library Design and Organic Synthesis”, San Diego (2003)
  • Dr. Reddy’s Research Foundation, Hyderabad, India (2003)
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India (2003)
  • School of Chem, University of Hyderabad, India (2003)
  • Gordon Conference-Combinatorial Chemistry, Oxford, UK (2004)
  • Work Shop on, “Organic Synthesis Directed Towards Chemical Biology and Chemical Genetics” at the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India (4 Lectures) (2004) Lecture 1: Organic Synthesis in Post Genomics Age- Challenges and Opportunities (2004)
  • Lecture 2: Combinatorial Approaches to Carbohydrates- Small Molecule Probes for Glycobiology (2004)
  • Lecture 3: Combinatorial Chemistry in Chemical Genomics Age (2004)
  • Lecture 4: Stereocontrolled Diversity Oriented Synthesis- Natural Product-like Complex Polycyclics as Chemical Probes (2004)
  • IUPAC Meeting-Biodiversity and Natural Products, New Delhi, India (2004)
  • Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, New Delhi, India (2004)
  • Chemical Biology Workshop, Dept of Biochemistry, McGill University (2004)
  • IBC’s Inaugural Annual International Conference on High Throughput Chemistry in Drug Discovery, San Diego (March, 2005) (presented by Reni Joseph, a former group member)
  • Second International Symposium on Organic Synthesis and Process Chemistry (OSPC), IICT, Hyderabad, India (April, 2005) (declined)
  • CSC Meeting, Saskatoon- Symposium on Drug Design Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions, May 28-June 1 (2005)
  • Diversity Oriented Synthesis Meeting, Boston, Sept 22-23 (2005)
  • Chemical Biology Program, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT (2005)
  • Gemin X Biotechnologies, Montreal (2005)
  • Dix Huitièmes Entretiens- du Centre Jacques Cartier- Trouver de nouveaux médicaments contre le cancer, Lyon, France (2005)
  • Univ. Montpellier, France (2005)
  • The Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto (2006)
  • Dept of Chemistry, University of Toronto (2006)
  • Dept of Chemistry, Queen’s University (2006)
  • CHI Meeting: Drug Discovery Chemistry- Natural Products Chemistry- Meeting the Challenges: New Methodologies in Screening and Synthesis, San Diego (April 24-26, 2006) (presented by Michael Prakesch, a PDF from the group)
  • Dept of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology and Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology (2006)
  • Apoptosis Research Centre, CHEO, University of Ottawa (2006)
  • IBC Life Sciences’ 11th Annual World Congress- Drug Discovery Technology® & Development, Boston, August 7-10, 2006
  • Schering-Plough Research Institute, Boston, August 9, 2006
  • Chemistry Dept, Wayne State University, Oct 11, 2006
  • High-throughput Organic Synthesis, US Select Biosciences Meeting, Boston (Nov 14-15, 2006) - (declined)
  • Central Drugs Research Institute, Lucknow, India, November 3, 2006
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta, India, November 6, 2006
  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, November 8, 2006
  • National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, November 9, 2006
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, November 10, 2006
  • 2nd Symposium on Progress in Systems Biology, University of Ottawa, Nov 9-10, 2006 (declined)
  • Indo-US Conference, New Bioactive Molecules in Pharmaceutical Research – Contribution of Natural Products, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India, November 13-14, 2006.
  • 3rd International Meeting on “Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research”, Central Drugs Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, India, Feb 17-21, 2007 (declined)
  • NCIC Workshop “Pathways to Patients”, March 7-9, 2007
  • IBC- Drug Discovery Technology Europe, London, UK, March 12-15, 2007
  • Biochemistry, Undergraduate Society McGill – March 13, 2007 (declined)
  • Ontario Institute of Cancer Research (OICR), Toronto, April 12/13, 2007
  • Public Lecture, Sigma Xi Scientific Society, Ottawa, April 26, 2007
  • University Health Network – Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, May 24/25, 2007
  • International Conference - Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Broken Arrow XIII, Sept 5-7, 2007
  • Informa Life Sciences- Natural Products in Drug Discovery & Development, Germany, Dec 4-5, 2007 (presented by Dr. Michael Prakesch, a PDF in the group)
  • CARBO-XXII, NIPER, India, December 13-15, 2007 (declined)
  • 1st International Conference on Drug Design & Discovery, Dubai, Feb 3-8, 2008 (declined)
  • BIT’s 6th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Science and Technology (IDDST), October 18-22, 2008, Beijing, China (declined)
  • Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Hyderabad, India, April 29, 2008
  • IICT-CSIR Hyderabad, April 30, 2008
  • Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), CSIR, Delhi, August 7-8, 2008
  • NIH Chemical Genomics Center, NIH USA, March 30, 2009
  • Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor, ON, 2009 (accepted)
  • 4th International Symposium on Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research, CDRI Lucknow, India, February 17-21, 2010 (accepted)
  • BioAsia, The Global BioBusiness Forum, Hyderabad, Feb 3-6, 2010 (accepted)
  • 12th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry and 4th CRSI-RSC Symposium in Chemistry, Hyderabad, February 4-7, 2010.
  • IISER Pune, India, March 29, 2011 (postponed)
  • Indo-US Symposium on Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery, April 21-23, 2011
  • ILS-Merck Workshop – Advanced Medicinal Chemistry, April 22, 2011
  • ILS-Merck Symposium – Chemical Technologies in Drug Discovery, April 23-24, 2011
  • Chemical Biology Program, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, June 30, 2011
  • Lupin Pharma, Pune, July 19, 2011
  • Advinus Pharma, Pune, July 20, 2011
  • Zydus Cadila Research Centre, Ahmedabad, August 19, 2011
  • MedChem2011, IIT Madras, October 28-29, 2011
  • DST Organic Chemistry PAC Meeting, Hyderabad, Jan 27, 2012
  • International Conference on Business Opportunities in Life Sciences, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Jan 28-30, 2012
  • Keynote, Inaugural Lecture, 4th NIPER (BRL)-CDRI Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, CDRI Lucknow, Feb 23-25, 2012
  • Drug Design and Industrial Applications Meeting, March 7-9, 2012, Centre for Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University
  • ISBA 2012: Business Incubation- The Greatest Innovation for Societal Development, March 17-19, 2012, Pune
  • Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), March 29, 2012
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb, NJ, May 10, 2012
  • International Meeting, Chemistry and Chemical Biology of Natural Products at IICT Hyderabad, August 2-4, 2012.
  • BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Drug Discovery Meeting, Nov 17, 2012
  • International Meeting, Chemistry and Chemical Biology of Natural Products at IICT Hyderabad, August 2-4, 2012
  • BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Drug Discovery Meeting, Nov 17, 2012
  • Refresher Course in Chemistry, Hyderabad Central University, Aug 30, 2013
  • Mini-Symposium on "Advances in Glycochemistry", Dept of Chemistry, IIT Bombay, January 20, 2014
  • BioAsia 2014- Drug Discovery Conference Track, Hyderabad, Feb 18, 2014
  • IISER Mohali, India, January 27, 2014
  • NIPER Mohali, India, January 28, 2014
  • Chemistry Dept, IIT Bombay, February 26/27, 2014
  • DSI-RSC Conference: Overcoming the Bottlenecks in Drug Discovery, DSIN/Ranbaxy Research Laboratories (RRL), Gurgaon, Haryana, India, March 20-21, 2014
  • IIT Indore, March 27 and 28, 2014
  • Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Conference on Drug Discovery - Macrocyclics and Constrained Peptides meeting, San Diego, April 24-25, 2014
  • Select Biosciences Meeting: Drug Discovery India 2014, September 11-12, 2014, Mumbai, India (accepted)
  • National Conference on "Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences", Dept of Chemistry, Bhavan's New Science College, Hyderabad, July 17, 2014
  • CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, August 1, 2014
  • International Symposium on Recent Advances in Medicinal Chemistry (ISRAMC-2014), Sept 8-10, NIPER Mohali (accepted) - could not attend
  • Select Biosciences Meeting: Drug Discovery India 2014, September 11-12, 2014, Mumbai, India (accepted) - could not attend
  • IUPAC’s International Symposium on Bio-Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India, January 11-15, 2015
  • 1st International Conference on Translational Research: From Basic Science to Clinical Application” at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India, 5-7th February, 2015
  • Dept of Chemistry, University of Delhi, March 31, 2015 - could not attend
  • Keynote Speaker, SelectBio MedChem 2015 India, International conference on medicinal chemistry, Sept 10-11, 2015
    Title: Building New Research Models for Next Generation Drug Discovery
  • National Med Chem Meeting, SV University, Tirupati, Telanagna, Sept 14-15, 2015
    Title: The Impact of Modern Organic Synthesis in Next Generation Drug Discovery
  • Keynote Speaker, International Conference on "Clinical Challenges in Oncology and Innovations towards its Therapeutics", February 18-20, 2016, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV), Bhopal, India
    Title: Building New Research Models for Next Generation Drug Discovery
  • Advances in Cancer Therapeutics (ACT)-2016, CSIR-IICT Hyderabad, April 4 and 5, 2016
    Title: Going in for Undruggable Targets
  • Keynote Speaker, National Conference on "Emerging Trends in Drug Discovery and Green Chemistry", Telangana University, Nizamabad, Telangana, April 12, 2016
    Title: Building New Research Models for Next Generation Drug Discovery
  • Session Chair, Invited Speaker, XI ISBA Conference 2016 and Maha Innovation Awards 2016, 10th to 12th September in Mumbai
  • Invited Speaker, Invitation to deliver a Talk for 2nd International Conference on Translational Research: Applications in Human Health & Agriculture, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Oct 14-16, 2016
    Title: Integration of Translational Organic Synthesis with Patient-derived, Tumor Xenograft in Cancer Drug Discovery
  • Panel Discussion, ACS Industrial Meeting in partnership with Dr. Reddy's Labs, Nov 11-12, 2016, Hyderabad
  • IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15, 2016
    Title: The Integration of Stereoselective Organic Synthesis (SOS) with Clinically- relevant Signaling Pathways: An Exciting Journey
  • HCU School of Life Sciences - Students Science Club, Hyderabad Building New Research Models in Drug Discovery Arena: A Tough Integration of Clinically Relevant Signaling Pathways with Translational Small Molecules. Nov 30, 2016.