Dr Angel Treasa Alex

Dr Angel Treasa Alex

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotech

My Name is Dr Angel Treasa Alex, my profilePage is. I am aAssociate Professorin Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Angel Treasa Alex is Assistant Professor-Senior Scale in the Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS.
    She is

    • Teaching Biochemistry subject for first year BPharm and PharmD students
    • Teaching MPharm subjects
    • Guide for II Year MPharm &  IV year BPharm students for project work
    • Coordinator for MPharm seminars in PBT 601
    • Member of Website, Publicity and Alumni Affairs Council, MCOPS
    • Associate Editor- Manipal Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Biochemistry (Theory and Practical)
    Subject code
    :
    PBT 103T & PBT 103L
    Year / Semester
    :
    I Year BPharm
    Subject
    :
    Medicinal Biochemistry (Theory & Practical)
    Subject code
    :
    PBT 1.3T & PBT 1.3L
    Year / Semester
    :
    I Year PharmD
    Subject
    :
    Microbial Biochemistry and Immunology
    Subject code
    :
    PBT 601T
    Year / Semester
    :
    I year MPharm
    Subject
    :
    Modern Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
    Subject code
    :
    PBT 603T
    Year / Semester
    :
    I year MPharm
    Subject
    :
    Microbiology and Immunology Lab
    Subject code
    :
    PBT 612L
    Year / Semester
    :
    I Year MPharm
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    Ph.D.
    Specialisation
    :
    Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Institute
    :
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Year of passing
    :
    2015
    Degree
    :
    MPharm
    Specialisation
    :
    Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
    Institute
    :
    Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Year of passing
    :
    2008
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor-Senior Scale
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2015-till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2013-2015
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2010-2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Deharadun, Uttaranchal
    Designation
    :
    Tutor
    Role:Teaching and conducting lab for first year BPharm students in the subject Human Anatomy and Physiology
    Tenure
    :
    2001-2002
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    College of Pharmacy, Pushpagiri Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:Teaching and conducting lab for Fist and Second year D Pharm students in the subjects Pharmaceutics I&II and Human Anatomy and Physiology
    Tenure
    :
    2000
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Angel Treasa Alex is Assistant Professor-Senior Scale in the Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS.
    She is

    • Teaching Biochemistry subject for first year BPharm and PharmD students
    • Teaching MPharm subjects
    • Guide for II Year MPharm &  IV year BPharm students for project work
    • Coordinator for MPharm seminars in PBT 601
    • Member of Website, Publicity and Alumni Affairs Council, MCOPS
    • Associate Editor- Manipal Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Biochemistry (Theory and Practical) PBT 103T & PBT 103L I Year BPharm
    Medicinal Biochemistry (Theory & Practical) PBT 1.3T & PBT 1.3L I Year PharmD
    Microbial Biochemistry and Immunology PBT 601T I year MPharm
    Modern Pharmaceutical Biotechnology PBT 603T I year MPharm
    Microbiology and Immunology Lab PBT 612L I Year MPharm
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Sciences Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2015
    MPharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2008
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS Assistant Professor-Senior Scale 2015-till date
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS Assistant Professor 2013-2015
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, MCOPS Lecturer 2010-2012
    College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Deharadun, Uttaranchal Tutor Teaching and conducting lab for first year BPharm students in the subject Human Anatomy and Physiology 2001-2002
    College of Pharmacy, Pushpagiri Hospital, Thiruvalla, Kerala Lecturer Teaching and conducting lab for Fist and Second year D Pharm students in the subjects Pharmaceutics I&II and Human Anatomy and Physiology 2000
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Nanobiotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems
    Areas of research
    :
    Formulation development of nanoparticle drug delivery systems, Targeted drug delivery for treating CNS disorders, Bioprospecting for novel anticancer agents from microbes and its mechanistic studies, Industrial Microbiology, Microbial Biochemistry and Fermentation Technology, Application of novel techniques in vaccine development.
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Recipient of Good Teacher Award 2015, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    • Best Oral Presentation Award, 67th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Mysuru
    • First Rank, MPharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2006-2008 batch
    • Recipient of Best Outgoing Student Award 1999, College of Pharmacy, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences.
    • Travel Grant instituted by Dr N Udupa, 2009.
    • Corporate Management - Arch Diocese of Changanacherry Mar Mathew Kavukattu Memorial Merit Scholarship during Pre-Degree Course (1992-1994).
    • Member, Publicity and Alumni Affairs Council, MCOPS
    • Associate Editor- Manipal Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Faculty in charge – Ad Meliora, MCOPS NewsletterLife member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).
    • Life member of Kerala State Pharmacy Council 
    • Life member, APTI
    • Reviewer - Biomed Central Journal for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Impact factor 2.25)
    • Member, Scientific Committee Manipal Research Colloquium (2014, 2015, 2016)
    • Member, IPC Scientific Services Committee, (2010-2012)
    • Organizing Committee member of IInd IAPST Convention, October 2009.
    • Organizing Committee member of One day National Level Seminar by Indian Society of Nanosciences, January 2012.
    • Organizing Committee member of Ist Annual Convention of the Consortium of Progressive Indian Pharmaceutical Associations of Manipal, July 2012.
    • Organizing Committee member of two day national seminar on “Innovation and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Nanotechnology” organized by Dr. TMA Endowment Chair and Indian Society of Nanosciences, MCOPS, August 2014.
    • Master of ceremony of MCOPS Awards and Annual day(4 years consecutively – 2011-2014)
    • Master of ceremony of Inaugural ceremony of First Manipal Research Colloquium 2014.
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Nanobiotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
    Areas of expertise Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems
    Areas of research Formulation development of nanoparticle drug delivery systems, Targeted drug delivery for treating CNS disorders, Bioprospecting for novel anticancer agents from microbes and its mechanistic studies, Industrial Microbiology, Microbial Biochemistry and Fermentation Technology, Application of novel techniques in vaccine development.
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Recipient of Good Teacher Award 2015, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    • Best Oral Presentation Award, 67th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Mysuru
    • First Rank, MPharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2006-2008 batch
    • Recipient of Best Outgoing Student Award 1999, College of Pharmacy, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences.
    • Travel Grant instituted by Dr N Udupa, 2009.
    • Corporate Management - Arch Diocese of Changanacherry Mar Mathew Kavukattu Memorial Merit Scholarship during Pre-Degree Course (1992-1994).
    • Member, Publicity and Alumni Affairs Council, MCOPS
    • Associate Editor- Manipal Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Faculty in charge – Ad Meliora, MCOPS NewsletterLife member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).
    • Life member of Kerala State Pharmacy Council 
    • Life member, APTI
    • Reviewer - Biomed Central Journal for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Impact factor 2.25)
    • Member, Scientific Committee Manipal Research Colloquium (2014, 2015, 2016)
    • Member, IPC Scientific Services Committee, (2010-2012)
    • Organizing Committee member of IInd IAPST Convention, October 2009.
    • Organizing Committee member of One day National Level Seminar by Indian Society of Nanosciences, January 2012.
    • Organizing Committee member of Ist Annual Convention of the Consortium of Progressive Indian Pharmaceutical Associations of Manipal, July 2012.
    • Organizing Committee member of two day national seminar on “Innovation and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Nanotechnology” organized by Dr. TMA Endowment Chair and Indian Society of Nanosciences, MCOPS, August 2014.
    • Master of ceremony of MCOPS Awards and Annual day(4 years consecutively – 2011-2014)
    • Master of ceremony of Inaugural ceremony of First Manipal Research Colloquium 2014.