Recently Graduated CPPR Student, Dr. Shreya Kulkarni, receives NIPTE Outstanding Student Research Award

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education announced its 2019 awardees, including recently graduated CPPR Student, Dr. Shreya Kulkarni, from the Bogner Lab at University of Connecticut.  Shreya was awarded for her dissertation research including findings from a CPPR project on reconstitution of high concentration lyophilized proteins.  Dr. Kulkarni is now with Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Jayesh Sonje, CPPR Student, poster selected among top 25 at 2019 Gordon Research Conference

Jayesh Sonje, a graduate student at the University of Minnesota in Dr. Raj Suryanarayanan’s lab, was selected among 25 posters  for the poster ‘Influence of excipients on physical form of mannitol in frozen and freeze-dried formulations’ at the poster session conducted at 2019 Preclinical Form and Formulation for Drug Discovery, Gordon Research Conference, New Hampshire.

CPPR Webinars Added to CPPR Webpage

Three webinars delivered by esteemed CPPR faculty are available again for your viewing at

“Drug Solubility and Solubilization-Impact of Solid-State Properties and Solution Phase Phenomena,” by Dr. Rodolfo Pinal-Purdue University

“Advances in Freeze-drying: Controlled Ice Nucleation,” by Dr. Michael Pikal-University of Connecticut

“Stabilization of Amorphous Phases,” by Dr. Raj Suryananrayanan-University of Minnesota




The next meeting of the Dane Kildsig Center for Pharmaceutical Processing Research (CPPR) will be held on October 21-23, 2019 at the University of Minnesota.  The deadline for proposals is September 13, 2019.  Please contact your Site Director if you plan to submit a proposal.  Interested scientists and engineers from non-member companies who would like to request an invitation to the meeting should contact

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CPPR Student, Shipra Malik, awarded at the AAPS-NERDG meeting for her outstanding presentation

Shipra Malik, graduate student in Dr. Raman Bahal’s lab presented her research on “Next generation targeting of oncomiRs using phosphorothioates in conjunction with nanotechnology” at the AAPS NorthEast Regional Discussion Group meeting in Farmington, CT on April 11, 2019.  For her outstanding presentation, Shipra was awarded the top Academic Research Award at the conference.

CPPR Student Moseson Publishes CPPR Project

CPPR Student, Dana Moseson, with Professor Lynne Taylor (Purdue University) published a portion of their CPPR project in a paper in Crystal Growth & Design entitled, “Dissolution of Indomethacin Crystals into a Polymer Melt: Role of Diffusion and Fragmentation” (DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00200)

Koyel Sen, CPPR Student, awarded for best poster at AIChE Annual Meeting

Ms. Koyel Sen, student of Dr. Bodhi Chaudhuri (UConn), won the highly competitive Best Poster Award at the Particle Technology Forum Poster Session, a part of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) annual meeting held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in October, 2019.