Prof (Dr).N J Merlin

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Prof (Dr).N J Merlin

PROFESSOR & HOD - Pharmacology

M.Pharm, Ph.D

Date of Joining : 23-02-2011

Mobile No : 9496587060

Email ID : merlinbinu76@yahoo.co.in

Instituitional and Administrative Responsibilities : HOD in the Dept of Pharmacology

Total experience in years: 17

Guided Projects : PG-9, UG-25

Areas of interest : Molecular Pharmacology, Bioinformatics, Cellular Pharmacology, Drug Discovery

Publication International: 25, National: 3

Participation as resource faculty: Delivered an invited lecture entitled Emerging Concepts of Bioinformatics in Phytopharmaceutical Development in the National Conference on Interdisciplinary Interaction on Recent Innovations and Prospects on Phytopharmaceuticals at Annamalai University during 26th and 27th Oct 2018 .

Evaluator in the 4th international conference on Clinical Pharmacy Transitioning towards Multidisciplinary Care and Research at Manipal 2019

Conferences attended : Delegate in the 4th international conference on Clinical Pharmacy Transitioning towards Multidisciplinary Care and Research at Manipal on 5th to 6th Jan 2019

Delegate in the National Conference on Interdisciplinary Interaction on Recent Innovations and Prospects on Phytopharmaceuticals at Annamalai University during 26th and 27th Oct 2018.

Delegate at the international conference on Emerging Pharma Innovations-Challenges and Strategies held at Sree Krishna college of Pharmacy Pharmacia16 on 7th Oct 2016

Participated as a Delegate in 66th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress from 23rd to 25th Jan 2015

Workshop:Participated in the two days state level workshop in Zebra Fish-A Molecular Tool Box organized by Central Research Laboratory, Rajas Medical Institutions from 28th to 29th March 2019.

Successfully undergone the Two daysNational workshop on Various aspects of computer aided drug discovery at Athmic Biotech Solutions Tvm from 8th to 9th December 2018.

Participated as a Delegate in the Two days National workshop on Computational Methods in Drug Discovery at JSS College of Pharmacy on 23rd&24th November 2018.

Partcipated in Training for Secretaries of IAEC at KUHS, Thrissur from 21st to 22nd November 2016.

Attended the two day workshop on Theory and hands on experience on 3 dimensional structure determination of drugs/ drug like molecules using X-ray crystallography held in Gandhigram University during 14th and 15th March 2008

Seminars: One day National Seminar Pharmaexousia 2016 at Ezhuthachan College of Pharmaceutical Scienes 0n 23rd April 2016.One day National Seminar Pharmafos 2018 at Ezhuthachan College of Pharmaceutical Scienes 0n Sep 2018.

Funded projects/ Grants received: Received grant from KSTC

Awards and honours : Best invited lecture award for the presentation entitled Emerging Concepts of Bioinformatics in Phytopharmaceutical Development in the National Conference on Interdisciplinary Interaction on Recent Innovations and Prospects on Phytopharmaceuticals atAnnamalai University during 26th and 27th Oct 2018.

R&D consultancy/ Training provided:To PG students for writing thesis and research papers

Instruments /Laboratory skills: Animal experiments including handling and evaluation of pharmacological activity of various proteins/drugs on different tissue preparations of animals, Bioassay etc.Isolation, purification, chemical characterisation of bioactive principles from herbal, sources etc.Docking and computer simulation studies

Computer and S/W skills:Graph pad prism, Chemsketch, Autodock vina

Professional affliation: Life member of Pharmacy Council