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.
Lots of folks stopped by our booth on September 17, 2019 to pick up a CPPR flash drive and learn more about the opportunities available with CPPR membership for their companies.
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.
Dr. Na Li joined University of Connecticut Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in August 2019 as Assistant Professor. Her research area is oral dosage forms. Read more at https://today.uconn.edu/school-stories/new-school-pharmacy-faculty-member-na-li/
Three webinars delivered by esteemed CPPR faculty are available again for your viewing at https://cppr.uconn.edu/webinars/
“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 email@example.com.
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Koyel Sen, doctoral candidate in the lab of Dr. Bodhi Chaudhuri, took first place in the university-wide competition. She will represent UConn at the international competition. Read more at UConn Today
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, 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)
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.