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Faculty Profile

Dr Rohitas Deshmukh
Associate Professor
Institute of Pharmaceutical Research

Contact Details:

Email: rohitas.deshmukh@gla.ac.in

Contact Number: 7724847691

Experience

  • 09 years Teaching/Research experience in the field of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.

Research  Interest

  • Malaria Biology, Nano Biotechnology and Mushroom Biology

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. from Dept. of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT- Guwahati, Assam. India, 2014
  • M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) from Guru Ghasidas Central University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India, 2008.
  • B. Pharm from S.C.S. College of pharmacy, Harapanahalli, R.G.U.H.S. Bangalore. India, 2005

Research Projects

S.No.

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Amount in INR

Year Sanctioned &

Present Status

1. 

Formulation of cow urine based herbal Disinfectants

IEDC (Innovation and Entrepreneurship development Centre), New Delhi

1 Lakhs

2016,

Completed

    2.

Manufacturing of hygienic and cost effective sanitary pads

Ministry Of Micro Small And Medium Enterprises(MSME),

New Delhi

7.11 Lakhs

2016,

Completed

    3.

 Cultivation & studying medicinal properties of oyster mushroom

IEDC (Innovation and Entrepreneurship development Centre), New Delhi

1 Lakhs

2015,

Completed

 Publications:

  • Rohitas Deshmukh and Vishal Trivedi, (2014). Role of pro-oxidants from infected RBCs in disturbing homeostasis and pathogenesis during malaria. Austin J BiotechnolBioeng, 1(7):5. [impact factor not computed]
  • Rohitas Deshmukh and Vishal Trivedi, (2014). Phagocytic Uptake of Oxidized Heme Polymer Is Highly Cytotoxic to Macrophages. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103706. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103706.[ impact factor: 3.730]
  • B. Muthuraj, Rohitas Deshmukh, Vishal Trivedi and P K Iyer, (2014). Highly Selective Probe Detects Cu(2+) and Endogenous NO Gas in Living Cell. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 6(9), 6562-9. [ impact factor: 5.9]
  • Rohitas Deshmukh and Vishal Trivedi, (2013). Pro-stimulatory role of methemoglobin in inflammation through hemin oxidation and polymerization. Inflammation & Allergy - Drug Targets, 12, 68-78. [ impact factor: 2.52]
  • Rohitas Deshmukh and Vishal Trivedi, (2013). Methemoglobin exposure produces toxicological effects in macrophages due to multiple ROS spike induced apoptosis. Toxicology in Vitro, 27, 16-23. [ impact factor: 3.207]
  • S Manu, Rohitas Deshmukh, KMN Prasad and Vishal Trivedi, (2013). Screening and characterization of antimalarial heme polymerase inhibitors from garlic cloves. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 3 (3), 474-484. [impact factor not computed]
  • Swagata Nag, KMN Prasad, Ananya Bhowmick, Rohitas Deshmukh and Vishal Trivedi, (2013). PfRIO-2 kinase is a potential therapeutic target of antimalarial protein kinase inhibitors. Current Drug Discovery Technologies, 10, 85-91. [impact factor not computed]
  • Swarnali Das, Preeti K. Suresh, Rohitas Desmukh, (2010). Design of Eudragit RL 100 nanoparticles by nanoprecipitation method for ocular drug delivery. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 6,318–323. [ impact factor: 7.2]
  • Das S, Deshmukh R, Jha A.K., (2010). Role of Natural Polymers in the Development of Multiparticulate Systems for Colon Drug Targeting. Sys Rev Pharm,Vol 1,Issue 1, 79-85. [impact factor not computed]
  • Ranjit K. Harwansh; Jawahar S. Dangi; Arvind K. Jha and Rohitas Deshmukh, (2010) Effect of medicinal plant Garari (Cleistanthuscollinus; family: Euphorbiaceae) against red flourbeetles (Triboliumcastaneum).Journal of Pharmacy Research, 3(5), 965-968.[impact factor not computed]
  • Swarnali Das, Rohitas Deshmukh, (2009). Advances in Vaccination: A Review. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, vol 1, Issue 1, 1-21. [impact factor not computed]           

Conferences

  • Presented poster entitled “Methemoglobin mediated immuno-toxicity modulation of pro-oxidant molecules towards macrophages during malaria”. 82th Annual Meeting of The Society of Biological Chemists (India) held At School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India 2-5 Dec 2013.
  • Presented poster entitled “Comprehensive screening of heterocyclic phytochemical and kinase database against Pf RIO-2 kinase from plasmodium falciparum”. 81st Annual Meeting of The Society of Biological Chemists, India held at Kolkata, India, 8-11 Nov, 2012.
  • Presented poster entitled “Pro-stimulatory potentials of methemoglobin in inflammation during cerebral malaria through heme polymer formation”. 80th Annual Meeting of The Society of Biological Chemists, India held at Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, India, November 12-15, 2011.
  • Presented poster entitled “Extracellular methemoglobin mediated oxidative stress RBC destruction”. 80th Annual Meeting of The Society of Biological Chemists, India held at Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, India, November 12-15, 2011
  • Participated in the 7th C.G. Young Scientists’ Congress-2009 organized by Chhattisgarh Council of Science & Technology, (CCOST), Raipur, Chhattisgarh held at Indira Gandhi KrishiVishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh between Feburary 28 -1 March ,2009.
  • Presented poster entitled “Formulation and characterization of sulfasalazine loaded microparticle for colon targeting” at “APTI-13” Annual National Convention-2008 held at SLT Institute of Pharmaceutical sciences, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, on October 3-4, 2008.
  • Presented poster entitled “One of the nature's deadliest toxins, Contortrostatin become a  curative agent in cancer treatment” in National Symposium on “Recent trends and challenges in natural drug research” organized by Sri Rawatpura Sarkar Institute of Pharmacy, Durg, Chhattisgarh on March 14 –15, 2008.
  • Presented poster entitled “Transferosome: A new approach for tropical drug delivery” at National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Pharma Research” organized by SLT Institute of Pharmaceutical sciences, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, on November 17- 18,2006.

M. Pharm Thesis Co-supervised

Awarded/ Completed  : 05Working: Nil

Membership of professional bodies

  • Registered Pharmacist in Chhattisgarh state Pharmacy Council, Raipur, Certificate No. 5708
  • Member of Board of Studies (BOS) for Pharmacy, Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University (CSVTU), Bhilai, Chhattisgarh.
  • Member of inspection committee of Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University (CSVTU), Bhilai, Chhattisgarh for affiliation of Pharmacy course.
  • Society of Biological Chemist India (SBCI) - Annual member
  • Association of Pharmacy Teachers in India (APTI)

Achievements

  •  Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (pharmaceutical sciences),2006.,  conducted by Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India, with  AIR of 1111 (92 percentile).
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