Dr. Nanjundaswamy Hemmaragala is head at regional laboratory, Mangalore, department of health services, Government of Karnataka, India & current visiting professor at the University of South Africa, Johannesburg. He has obtained his PhD degree in Chemistry focused on organic transformations and methodology development for biologically important molecules from Bangalore University, India. He has worked at pharmaceutical industries as an R&D scientist and at major Universities such as University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban and University of Johannesburg at South Africa as Post-Doctoral fellow. He has experienced in drug design, synthesis and biological evaluation of anti-cancer & anti-tubercular drugs. He is experienced in synthesizing nanoparticles, conjugating them with bio-active organic compounds and testing them against various target.
Dr. Nanjundaswamy Hemmaragala Research Interests are design and Syntheses of peptide based organic compounds and heterocycles, organic transformations via catalytic fashion, conjugation of nanomaterials and biological screening.