D. Sil University of Kansas Lawrence, KS United States Biography
Biography of D. Sil
I am Diptesh Sil working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Buffet Cancer Center at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA in the department of pharmaceutical sciences under Prof. David Oupicky. My research area is to carry out design, characterization and synthesis of prodrugs of polyamines using different biodegradable linkers and polymers for efficient drug delivery of siRNA and micro RNA for treatment of different types of tumors. Previously, I worked as a Joint Manager in pharmaceuticals and intermediates division (R&D) at Atul Ltd., Valsad, Gujarat, India for more than four years. I was involved in the process development of important chemical intermediates. I obtained my Ph.D. from Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, India under the supervision of Dr. Vishnu Ji Ram, Ex. Emeritus Scientist, Medicinal and Process Chemistry Division, CDRI. As recognition of my work, I have twenty-eight publications in peer reviewed journals including a book chapter and a US patent.