Saturday, 18 October 2014

APTICON - 2014

Annual National Convention of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India "APTICON - 2014" is being held in Pune this year. This convention will address the issues related to pharmacy profession and education. Deliberations in this convention will provide us with a new vision of pharmacy profession and education. It provides an important forum to build a national network of pharmacy teachers in this knowledge age. Moreover, a broader interaction among pharmacy fraternity (which includes students, researchers, industrial experts and teachers) will enable us to address, discuss, deliberate and invigorate the diverse issues of pharmacy profession, education and research. 
The details are as follows:
Theme: Emerging trends in pharmacy profession and Education.
Dates: 28th to 30th November 2014.
Organized by: Pharmacy Institutions : Pune Region, APTI (Maharashtra State).
Location: Pune.
Details available at:

Herbal Drug Research: Opportunities and Challenges

B. V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad is organizing National conference on "HERBAL DRUG RESEARCH: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES". The seminar will cover an entire spectrum of topics in herbal drug research with emphasis on Good Agriculture, Cultivation and Collection Practices, Authentication and Standardization of Herbal Drugs, Formulation and Stability of Herbal Drugs, Advances in Analysis of Herbal Drugs, Advancements in Herbal Drug Research and Regulatory Aspects. A poster session will encourage the herbal drug researchers to present and discuss their research work in the scientific diaspora.
The details are as follows:
Theme: Herbal Drug Research: Opportunities and Challenges.
Dates: 5th to 7th November 2014.


Organized by: B. V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad


Location: Ahmedabad.


Quality improvement program

AICTE sponsored "QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME 2014" is being organized is Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi.

The programme details are as follows:
(Division of Pharmaceutics & Pharmacology)

Dates: 7th to 20th November 2014.

(Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

Dates: 21st November to 4th December 2014.

(Division of  Pharmacognosy)

Dates: 5th Dec to 18th Dec, 2014 .

Location: Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Details available at:

12th BioPharma India Convention

The 12th Annual BioPharma India Convention will focus on biosimilars and vaccines development, innovations in biologics manufacturing and regulatory compliance; growing issues in India today.

The details are as follows:
Theme: Innovation and strategy for pharma, biotech and the R&D community.

Dates: 10th to 11th November 2014.
Location: Mumbai.


USFDA - Steps for sustained compliance

1st IPA (Indian pharmaceutical association) Pharmexcil (Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council) Technical conference is being Organized in Indore.

The details are as follows:
Theme: USFDA - Steps for sustained compliance.
Dates: 7th November 2014.
Organized by: IPA Indore Branch + Pharmexcil.
Location: Indore.
Details available at:


66th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress

Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association (IPCA) is organizing 66th Indian pharmaceutical congress.
The details are as follows:
Theme: The scientific abstracts are available under various themes. 
Dates: 23rd Jan to 25th Jan 2015.
Hosted by: The All India Drugs Control Officers' Confederation.
Location: Hyderabad.
Details available at:

Structural Bioinformatics approaches in Drug Discovery

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow is organizing workshop on "Structural Bioinformatics approaches in Drug Discovery". The hands-on workshop will focus on the use of the Schrodinger suite of software for bio-computational applications and will involve experts from M/s Schrodinger .

The details are as follows:
Theme: Structural Bioinformatics approaches in Drug Discovery

Dates: 11th Nov to 12th Nov 2014.

Organized by: CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute.

Location: Lucknow.

43rd National Seminar on Crystallography

The 43rd National Seminar on Crystallography will be held under the aegis of the Indian Crystallographic Association at the CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow. This will be an excellent opportunity for Crystallographers from all over the country to meet and deliberate on various aspects of X-ray Crystallographic research.

The details are as follows:

Theme:   National seminar on crystallography.

Dates:     12th to 14th November 2014.

Location: Lucknow.

Details available at:

National Symposium on Clinical Research "CLINRESCON-2014"

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Division of Clinical and Experimental Medicine in collaboration with Medical Council of India and Indian Council of Medical research is organizing a “National Symposium on Clinical Research, Good Clinical Practice, Pharmacovigilance and newer issues in Ethics and regulatory requirement in new drug applications and clinical trials”.
The details are as follows:
Dates: 3rd Dec and 4th Dec 2014.
Location: Lucknow.

International Seminar on Pharmaceutical Technology – Concept to Reality

Savitribai Phule Pune University sponsored seminar is being organized in Pune. The main objective of this seminar is to network with eminent scientists and researchers across the globe for getting updated with latest the scientific progress in Pharmaceutical Technology.

The details are as follows:
Dates:     29th to 31st December 2014.
Organized by: Sinhgad Technical Education Society’s Sinhgad Institute of Pharmacy, Narhe, Pune- 411041, India.
Location:  Pune.




Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Welcome to Pharma Literati

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