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Dr. Bhoomendra Bhongade

Professor & Chairperson, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Educational Qualification
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of West Indies, Trinidad (2006-2008) 
  • Ph.D.in Pharmacy,  Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore, India (2006)
  • M. Pharm.: (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), Karnataka University, Dharwad, India (1997)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy: RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India (1995)
  • Professor and Chairperson, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (June 2019 till date)  
  • Chairperson in-charge, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (September 2017 to May 2019).  
  • Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (June 2014 to May 2019)   
  • Assistant professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (Nov 2010 to May 2014)  
  • Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Aug 2008- Nov 2010) 
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, The University of West Indies, Trindad, (Nov 2006- June 2008)
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Wardha, India (Oct 2005-August 2006) 
  • Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Anuradha College of Pharmacy, Chikhli, MS, India (Jan 1998-Jan 2001) 
  • Senior Research Fellow, The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India at KLE College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, India (Jan 2002-04) 
Courses Taught
  • Foundations of Pharmacy 
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-1 
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry-1
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-3 
  • Pharmacy administration 
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Medicinal  Chemistry 1 
  • Medicinal  Chemistry 2 
  • Spectroscopy 
  • Bhongade B.A. S. Talath, Chiral imidazo[2,1-b][1,3,4]thiadiazole compounds and processes for synthesizing the same. Indian Patent, 373257, July 29, 2021.
  • G. Singh, P.J. Plaza, B.A. Bhongade. Synthesis and use of chiral ionic liquids. United States Patent, US 8,788,689 B1, July 15, 2014.
Selected Publications : 
  • Venkataraman B, Almarzooqi S, Raj V, Bhongade BA, Patil RB, Subramanian VS, Attoub S, Rizvi TA, Adrian TE, Subramanya SB. Molecular Docking Identifies 1,8-Cineole (Eucalyptol) as A Novel PPARγ Agonist That Alleviates Colon Inflammation. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2023 Mar 24;24(7):6160. doi: 10.3390/ijms24076160. 
  • Dhote A.M., Patil V.R., Lokwani D.K., Amnerkar N.D., Ugale V.G., Charbe N.B., Bhongade B.A., Khadse S.C. Strategic analyses to identify key structural features of antiviral/antimalarial compounds for their binding interactins with 3CLpro, PLpro and RdRp of SARS-CoV-2: in silico molecular docking and dynamic simulation studies. J Biomol Struct Dyn. 2022, 40(22), 11914–1193. doi:10.1080/07391102.2021.1965912
  • A. M. S. Alnaqbi, B. A. Bhongade, A. AlAzzawi. New validated diffuse reflectance infrared fourier transform spectroscopic method for the quantification of levofloxacin in pharmaceutical dosage form. Ind. J. Pharm. Sci., 2021, 83(3), 430-36
  • Pooja Sharma, Gurdial Singh. Bhoomendra A. Bhogade, Malleshappa N. Noolvi, Andanappa K. Gadad. Synthesis of 5-fluoroaminobenzothiazoles. SynOpen, 2020, 4, 23-32.  
  • Bhoomendra A. Bhongade and Andanappa K. Gadad. Insight into the Structural Requirements of Urokinase Plasminogen Activator (uPA) Inhibitors based on 3D-QSAR Models. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2006, 49(2), 475-89. 
  • Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India (2002-2005)
  • Bharat Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar, KTK Outstanding Achievers and Education Foundation, New Delhi, India, 2023.