Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Dr Hina Siddiqui

Dr. Hina Siddiqui is an Assistant Professor at the HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, ICCBS, University of Karachi, Pakistan. Her research areas include Bio-organic and Synthetic Organic Chemistry. She did her PhD from the University of Karachi under the supervision of Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary.

She has also been trained in the field of medicinal chemistry at University of Kansas, USA. Her research interests include discovery of antioxidant compounds from natural and synthetic sources. Along with this, development of new synthetic methodologies for use in drug development and to probe the chemical space through combinatorial libraries is also pursued. Central to this goal, currently she is working on the synthesis of biologically active small molecular libraries. She has 12 publications in international journals.