Department of Pharmacognosy
Research Scientists & Postdoctoral Research Associates
Associate Research Scientist
Research Group: Marc Slattery
Isolation and structural elucidation of bioactive marine natural products using chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. Isolation and identification of proteins using SYNAPT HDMS.
R & D Biologist
Research Group of: Dale G. Nagle & Yu-Dong Zhou
Screening and characterization of natural product and pure compounds to regulate Hypoxia induced factor (HIF) activities in different mammalian cell line using cellular and molecular biology methods.
Prabhakar Reddy Polepally
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research Group of: Jordan Zjawiony
Dr. Reddy received his Master of Science in organic chemistry from Osmania University, India, and received his Ph.D degree from Acharya Nagarjuna University (work done at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology) India. Currently he is working for NIH sponsored project on synthesis of Salvinorin A analogs to Kappa Opioid Receptors (KOR) and it's related analgesic studies. His Research mainly focuses on isolation, semi-synthesis, purification and characterization of bioactive natural products from medicinal plants and synthesis of new derivatives for bioactive lead natural products.