Dr Alex Joseph

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry


    Alex Joseph is Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at MCOPS.
    He is

    • Approved PhD Guide.
    • Taking theory and practical classes for UG (B-Pharm) and PG (M-Pharm) students.
    • Guiding PG students (2nd M-Pharm) for their research projects.



Subject Subject code Semester
Medicinal Chemistry-I PCH 304 Third year BPharm
Pharmaceutical Chemistry PCH 204 Second year BPharm
Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry PCH 603 First M-Pharm
Practical In Pharmaceutical Chemistry PCH 606 First year MPharm
Pharmaceutical Regulations PRA 601T First Year MPharm


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Analysis Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2009
M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry Periyar College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chennai 2000


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Associate Professor 2011-till date
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Assistant Professor 2009-2011
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Senior Lecturer 2007-2009
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Lecturer 2004-2007
Sri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Technology and Science, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Deharadun, Uttaranchal Lecturer 2001-2004
College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Cheruvandoor, Ettumanoor, Kerala Guest Lecturer 2000-2001


Area of Interest

Teaching Pharmaceutical Organic & Medicinal Chemistry, Research in the Area of Drug design, Drug Discovery and Development, Analytical Research & Development

Area of Expertise

Synthesis of heterocyclic organic compounds, Handling of drug design and molecular docking software like V-Life Sciences Molecular Design Suite, Autodock etc, Handling of advanced analytical instruments like U.V spectrophotometer, IR spectrometer, HPLC, GC-MS, LC-MS etc

Area of Research

Drug design, Synthetic Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Phytochemical Investigation of Plant extracts, Chemical Modifications of Compounds Isolated from Natural Sources, In vitro and In vivo evaluation of compounds/ extracts for Anticancer, Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial and Immunomodulatory activities, Analytical Research & Development

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Received Best Teacher Award of MCOPS for two times, in the year 2012-13 and 2014-2015 respectively.
  • Life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).
  • Life member of Kerala State Pharmacy Council.

Design and synthesis of novel 2-phenyl-5-(1,3-diphenyl-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)-1,3,4-oxadiazoles as selective COX-2 inhibitors with potent anti-inflammatory activity

Sumit Bansal Manju Bala Sharad Kumar Suthar Shivani Choudhary Shoumyo Bhattacharya Varun Bhardwaj Sumit Singla Alex Joseph

European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 80 (2014) 167-174. International, Indexed, Thomson Reuters Impact factor: 4.07

Design, Synthesis, Docking Study & Antibacterial Evaluation of 1,3-Diarylpyrazolyl Substituted Indolin-2-ones

Sumit Bansal Sharad Kumar Vaibhav Aggarwal Alex Joseph

Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014; 4(1): 1-7. International, Indexed.

Synthesis, Docking Study & Anticancer Evaluation of Novel 3-Phenyl-2-(3-aryl-1-phenyl-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)thiazolidin-4-ones

Sumit Bansal Sharad Kumar Anil Choudhary Amit Tiwari Vaibhav Aggarwal Alex Joseph

Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014; 4(1): 18- 24. International, Indexed

Synthesis and evaluation of biological activity of imidazolidinone analogues of 2-aminochromones

2013-01-01 Gopalankutty N Srinivasan KK Sudheer Moorkoth

2013, International Journal of Pharma Bioscience and Technology, IJPBST, 1(3), 130-141.

Exploring Nanotechnology in health care

2013-01-01 Ruchi Verma

2013, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Press

Synthesis, in vitro anticancer and antioxidant activity of thiadiazole substituted thiazolidin-4-ones

2013-01-01 Jessy Elizabeth Mathew Sudheer Moorkoth Naseer Maliyakkal, Angel Treasa Alex

2013, Acta Pharmaceutica, 63, 397–408

Novel quinolone substituted thiazolidin-4-ones as anti-inflammatory, anticancer agents: Design, synthesis and biological screening

2013-01-01 Angel Treasa Alex Amit Tiwari Anil Chaudhary Sumit Bansal

2013, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Elsevier, 63 589-602

Synthesis and evaluation of a series of novel imidazolidinone analogues of 6-aminoflavones as anticancer and anti-inflammatory agents

2013-01-01 M Naseer N Gopalankutty KK Srinivasan Sudheer Moorkoth

2013, Medicinal Chemistry Research, Springer, 22, 10, 5066-5075

In vitro anti-cancer and anti-oxidant activity of different fractions of Diospyros peregrina unripe fruit extract

2012-01-10 Nayanabhirama Udupa Jesil A Mathew Josyula V Rao Niranga Hansini Nawagamuwa

2012, Free Radicals and Antioxidants, Elsevier, 2 (4) 45-49

An Efficient Synthesis of 1,5-Benzodiazepine Derivatives Catalyzed by Potassium Aluminium Sulfate Dodecahydrate & Evaluation of Their Antioxidant Activity

2012-01-01 John O Igoli Udupa N Jessy E Mathew Vachala SD

2012, Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, iGlobal Research & Publishing Foundation, 2(3) 279-285

Superbug NDM-1: A global health problem

2012-01-01 Angel Treasa Alex. Sandeep Lohan

2012, Der Pharmacia Lettre, Scholars Research Library, 4 (4) :1183-1187

BVM: A Promising Agent for Future HIV-1 Treatment

2011-01-01 Angel Treasa Thomas KK Srinivasan Abhishek Mathur, Sandeep Lohan

2011, Research and Reviews: A Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, STM Journals, Vol 2, Issue 1, Aug 7-17

Effect of ethanol extract of Sphaeranthus indicus on cisplatin induced neprotoxicity in rats

2011-01-01 Vinith Movaliya Aanand Mantri Vachala Dinakaran KK Srinivasan

2011, Natural Product Research, Taylor & Francis, 26,10, 933-938

Analytical Method Development and Validation by HPLC & HPTLC, Preformulation Studies and Dissolution Method Development

2006-01-01 Tarunveer Singh

(PG), 2006.

Method development and validation for the estimation of related substances in tadalafil and assay of tadalafil by RP-HPLC

2007-01-01 Prithi Jain

(PG), 2007.

Synthesis of compounds as kinase inhibitor

2007-01-01 Mukul Lakhani

(PG), 2007.

Synthesis of Imidazolone and Quinazolinones derivatives as anticancer agents

2008-01-01 Aravind Pai


Synthesis and biological activity of thiazolidin-2-ones and indolin-2-ones

2009-01-01 Chithanya Shah

(PG), 2009.

Synthesis and biologicak evaluation of Quinolone substituted thiazolidinones and 3-substituted indolin-2-ones

2010-01-01 Sharad Kumar

(PG), 2010.

Synthesis and Biological evaluation of Quinolone substituted Quinazolinones and Imidazolones

2011-01-01 Santosh Kumar

(PG), 2011.

Novel benzopyrone substituted Thiazolidin-4-ones: synthesis and biological evaluation

2012-01-01 Rimjim Kumari

(PG), 2012.

Novel thiazole substituted thaiazolidinones: synthesis and biological screening

Jignesh Aghara

PG (2013-2014)

Synthesis and Biological evaluation of Thiazole Substituted Schiff bases and thiazolidin-4-ones

Manisha Singh

PG (2014-2015)