Dr Srinivasa Reddy bags prestigious Sun Pharma Research Award
Dr Srinivasa Reddy, a scientist from the Organic Chemistry Division of CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune has been awarded the prestigious Sun Pharma Research Award in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Dr Reddy is working in the area of total synthesis of biologically active natural products and medicinal chemistry using silicon incorporation approach. He has more than 80 scientific publications and is an inventor in 35 patents. He is recipient of prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize in chemical sciences. Other recognitions include CDRI Award for excellence in drug discovery research, CRSI Bronze Medal in chemical science, NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award for application oriented innovations in physical sciences, OPPI award for contributions in pharmaceutical sciences. He is a nominated member of the scientific body of Indian Pharmacopoeia, Government of India. He also serves as an editor of Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, an Elsevier journal.