The applicants may be placed in any of the specialized areas mentioned below.
Natural Product Chemistry:Isolation of new chemical entities and phyto-pharmaceuticals, isolation synthesis and medicinal chemistry of natural products, study of their biology/ pharmacology.
Pharmacology: General pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism and prospecting for different biological activities of natural products and their synthetic derivatives, cell biology and immunology, vaccine development and mechanistic studies.
Bio-organic Chemistry: Enzymes and their application in chemical transformations, fermentation technology and production of high value products by green chemistry and resolution of racemic drugs intermediates, exploration of microbial diversity particularly extromophiles and novel expression systems.
Bioinformatics: Computer aided 3D structure elucidation, QSAR model development mechanistic and insilico studies.