Prof. Sunil S. Jalalpure
Controller of Examination
K.L.E. Academy of Higher Education & Research, Belagavi
Biography of Prof Sunil Jalalpure
Prof. Sunil S. Jalalpure presently working as a Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi. He completed his B.Pharm from Karnataka University, Dharwad and obtained his M.Pharm and Ph.D. degrees from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka. He has undergone research training at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, on analytical instruments used in the standardization and quality assurance of pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Sunil Jalalpure is the recipient of the “IJPER Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy Award” for Best Paper in Pharmacognosy Published in “Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (IJPER)” by Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) during its 24th National Annual Convention APTICON-2019, on 12th October 2019 at DIT University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. He has many awards to his credit: the prestigious “Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Award – 2017” and the Best Research Publication Award for the year 2017 by the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI), during 22nd APTI Annual National Convention 2018 held on 24th March 2018 at Lloyd Institute, Greater Noida, New Delhi. Paper published in Research Journal of Pharmacy & Technology awarded with Dr. P.D. Sethi Memorial National Award 2017 Certificate of appreciation by Anchrom Enterprises, Pvt. Ltd.
He received ‘ISP Eminence Award-2018’ by the Indian Society of Pharmacognosy for distinguished contributions to the society of Pharmacognosy and recognition in teaching and research in Pharmacognosy stream, during the 22nd National Convention of Society of Pharmacognosy on 20th January 2018 at Ganpat University, Mehsana, Gujarat. He received STARS Award 2017 for teachers for “Excellence in Academic Research” in recognisation of his merit in academic research and motivating young Pharmacy students instituted by American Association of Government College of Pharmacy (Bengaluru) Alumini, New York, USA. He received Best Young Scientist award for the year 2011-12 from KLE University, Belagavi and National Level Young Pharmacy Teacher Award for the year 2012 at the 17th (APTI) Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India Annual Convention hosted by Manipal University, Manipal, Udupi, Karnataka, on 12th October 2012 and Best Teacher Award – 2011 from KLE University on Teacher’s Day. He also received travel grant from AICTE under Young Scientist Category to present research paper in World Congress on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants at Cape Town, South Africa. He has received financial support from various funding agencies like UGC, AICTE, DST and ICMR for research projects and for organising conferences/workshops. He is member of several pharmacy professional societies and has chaired several scientific sessions at national and international conferences. He has worked as organizing secretary for several national and international conventions. He has been invited to visit Australia, Thailand, Malaysia and South Africa to attend and present research papers at conferences.
His areas of research interests includes isolation/ characterization of active principles from medicinal plants and their pharmacological screening for various biological activities and training the research students in Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry and Biotechnological aspects with modern tools and techniques. He is recently involved in nanoparticle drug delivery system of herbal actives and green nanotechnology. Prof. Jalalpure has completed 3 research projects funded by UGC, ICMR & AICTE and presently 2 research projects are ongoing funded by AICTE & DBT.
Prof. Jalalpure has published over 114 scientific papers in national and international journals and presented 77 papers at national and international conferences. He has 3 intellectual property rights to his credit. He has successfully guided 40 M. Pharm. and 15 Ph.D. students and 1 Post Doc fellow towards successful completion of their research. Prof. Jalalpure authored a Text Book of “Pharmaceutical Biotechnology” and “Chemistry of Natural Products” [For Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students in Pharmaceutical Sciences]
published by Elsevier Publications and Nirali Prakashan respectively, and also authored a book chapter on “HERBOSOMES” which is published in book, Nano Bio Medicine volume-6 (Drug Nano Carriers).