Associate Professor

Praveen Nekkar RaoDr. Nekkar Rao specializes in medicinal and bioorganic chemistry; exploring rational drug design aided by molecular modelling techniques and small molecule synthetic organic/medicinal chemistry.

His work includes method development; solid phase peptide synthesis of bioactive peptides / peptidomimics; modern analytical techniques such as nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy and high performance liquid chromatography; and development of high-throughput biochemical screening protocols to discover lead candidates.

Contact information
Office: PHR 5002
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext.21317

Website: Medicinal and Bioorganic Chemistry Lab

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