Dr Suvarna G Kini

Professor and Head

Date of Joining: 14.06.1997

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry


    Dr. Suvarna G Kini is a Professor and HOD in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at MCOPS.
    She is

    • takes classes for BPharm and MPharm students
    • Teacher guardian for first year BPharm students
    • approved guide for PhD and MPharm students.
    • Member of the Academic Council.


Subject Semester / Year
Medicinal Chemistry-III Sixth Semester BPharm
Advanced Medicinal Chemistry First Year MPharm
Pharmaceutical Analysis Practicals-I First Semester MPharm
Advanced Spectral Analysis Second Semester MPharm
Computer Aided Drug Design Second Semester MPharm
Advanced Instrumental Analysis Second Semester MPharm (Pharmaceutical Analysis)
Pharmaceutical Analysis Practicals-II Second Semester MPharm (Pharmaceutical Analysis)


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmaceutical Chemistry MAHE, Manipal 2004
M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry Government College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru, Karnataka 1990


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Associate Professor 2004-till date
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Senior Lecturer 1999-2004
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Lecturer 1997-1999
NGSM Institute of Pharma Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore Assistant Professor Taught Pharmaceutical chemistry-II for II-DPharm students, Analytical Chemistry for II-BPharm, Pharmaceutical Chemistry for III-BPharm and Advance Pharmacutical Analysis to IV-BPharm Students Also guided MPharm students 1996-1997
JSS College of Pharmacy, Lecturer, SS Nagar, Mysore Lecturer Taught Pharm Juriprudence to IV-BPharm, Pharm chemistry to III-BPharm and Advanced Pharm Analysis to IV-BPharm. Staff editor to Jaspharm (College Magazine), Staff advisor to students association and Resident Warden at JSSCP Girls Hostel. 1991-1995


Area of Interest

Chemical Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds, Characterisation of Compounds, Molecular Modelling, Docking Studies, Screening of Activity of Synthesised Compounds for Anticancer, Anti TB, Antihypertensive, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-microbial and CETP Inhibitory Activity

Area of Expertise

Chemical Synthesis and Analysis of Compounds, Microwave Synthesis, Molecular Modelling and Docking Studies

Area of Research

Design, Synthesis and docking studies of novel heterocyclic compounds and their biological screening, Development of methods of analysis for new drugs

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association.
  • Life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India.

Is viral E6 oncoprotein a viable target? A critical analysis in the context of cervical cancer

02nd June 2020 Avinash Kumar Ekta Rathi Raghu Chandrashekar Hariharapura Suvarna G. Kini

Medicinal Research Reviews (impact factor: 9.3)

Computational approaches in efflux pump inhibitors: current status and prospects

23rd July 2020 Ekta Rathi Avinash Kumar Suvarna G Kini

Drug Discovery Today (Impact factor 7.3)

Pharmacophore-guided fragment-based design of novel mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors: Extra precision docking, fingerprint-based 2D and atom-based 3D-QSAR modelling

19th February 2020 Avinash Kumar, Sudhanshu Rai, Ekta Rathi, Paridhi Agarwal Suvarna G. Kini

Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics (Impact factor 3.3)

Identification of potential tumour-associated carbonic anhydrase isozyme IX inhibitors: atom-based 3D-QSAR modelling, pharmacophore-based virtual screening and molecular docking studies

08th June 2020 Avinash Kumar, Ekta Rathi Suvarna G. Kini

Journal of Molecular Structure & Dynamics (Impact factor 3.3)

Potentials of Diphenyl Ether Scaffold as a Therapeutic Agent: A Review

2019 Suvarna G Kini, Ekta Rathi, Avinash Kumar, Varadaraj Bhat

Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry 2019;19(17):1392-1406. (Impact factor:2.7)

Antioxidant activity of novel coumarin substituted benzothiazole derivatives

2013-01-01 Muhammad Mubeen Shivani Choudhary

2013, Der Pharma Chemica, Research Scholars Library

Design, synthesis, antibacterial and antifungal activity of some benzotriazole derivatives

2013-01-01 Pramod B Kumar Muhammad Mubeen

2013, Journal of Multidisciplanary Research, Jai Hind Education Society, Pune.

An efficient synthesis of 1,5-benzodiazepine derivatives catalysed by Potassium aluminium sulphate dodecahydrate &evaluation of their anti-oxidant activity

2012-01-01 Rajeev K Singla Varadaraj Bhat G Gautham Shenoy G BS Jayashree

2012, Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Design, synthesis and vasorelaxant activity of novel 5-nitrobenzimidazole derivatives

2012-01-01 Radhika H Datani Muhammad Mubeen

2012, J of Computational Methods in Molecular Design, Research Scholars Library

A review on - The design and development of EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in cancer therapy

2012-01-01 Muhammad Mubeen

2012, Int J of Therapeutic Applications

Synthesis, docking study and anticancer activity of coumarin substituted derivatives of benzothiazole

2012-01-01 Shivani Choudhary Muhammad Mubeen

2012, J of Computational Methods in Molecular Design, Research Scholars Library

Synthesis, anticancer activity and docking of some substituted benzothiazoles as tyrosine kinase inhibitors

2010-01-01 Elsevier Hemal A Bhuva

2010, J of Molecular Graphics and Modelling

Synthesis and anti-tubercular activity of heterocycle substituted diphenyl ether derivatives

2010-01-01 Anilchandra R Bhat Franck E Dayan

2010, J Enz Inhi and Med Chem, Informa Healthcare

High Performance Thin Layer chromatographic analysis of Bicalutimide in bulk drug and liposomes

2009-01-01 G Subramanian Akadémiai Kiadó A Karthik Ashok Baliga

2009, J of Planar Chromatography

Imatinib quantification in rat plasma by high performance liquid chromatography with ultra violet detection-an application to preclinical pharmacokinetic study

2008-01-01 R Shetty P Musmade A Theerthahalli C Mohan

2008, Pharmacologyonline, Università degli Studi di Salerno

E-pharmacophore modelling, virtual screening, molecular dynamics simulations and in-silico ADME analysis for identification of potential E6 inhibitors against cervical cancer

2019-05-08 Avinash Kumar Ekta Rathi Suvarna G Kini

Journal of Molecular Structure , 1189 , 2019, 299-306.

Targeting HIV-TB coinfection by developing novel piperidin-4-substituted imines: Design, synthesis, in vitro and in silico studies.

2019-08-05 Avinash Kumar Revathi R Sriram D Curreli F Debnath A K Pai K S Suvarna G Kini

Arch Pharm (Weinheim). 2019, 6, 1-12.

Synthesis, antihypertensive activity and docking studies of eosinopril and its analogs

2008-01-01 Jayant Choudhary

(PG), 2006-2008, II-MPharm. Six analogs were synthesised in Ranbaxy Lab. And characterised for their structures using physical and spectral data. They were then screened for ACE inhibitory activity and docking studies were also done on ACE crystal structure.

Synthesis and evaluation of new derivatives of nalidixic acid moiety as potential anti-bacterial and antifungal agent

2002-01-01 Gaurav Grover

(PG), 2000-2002, II-MPharm. Novel Nalidixic acid derivatives were prepared by established procedures and were subjected for in-vitro antimicrobial screening.