Dr. Rambabu Gundla, presently holding Head of Chemistry department and Professor at GITAM University, Hyderabad since 2014. His major research focused on "Discovery and Development of Biologically Active Compounds" such as anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-cancer anti-diabetic agents. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in the department of pharmacology and pharmaceutical Sciences, school of pharmacy, at the University of Southern California, USA from 2006 - 2008. He obtained a Ph.D. degree from the department of chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, in 2006. From 2001 to 2006, he worked as a research scientist at GVK Biosciences Private Limited, Hyderabad, India. After completion his postdoctoral research fellow, he again joined as a Principal Scientist at GVKBIO (2008-2014). He has a more than 75 publications in National and International Journals and 3 patents in the area of medicinal chemistry and computer-aided drug design..