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DR ANTHONY MELVIN CRASTO Ph.D

DR ANTHONY MELVIN CRASTO Ph.D

DR ANTHONY MELVIN CRASTO, Born in Mumbai in 1964 and graduated from Mumbai University, Completed his Ph.D from ICT, 1991,Matunga, Mumbai, India, in Organic Chemistry, The thesis topic was Synthesis of Novel Pyrethroid Analogues, Currently he is working with GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD, Research Centre as Principal Scientist, Process Research (bulk actives) at Mahape, Navi Mumbai, India. Total Industry exp 30 plus yrs, Prior to joining Glenmark, he has worked with major multinationals like Hoechst Marion Roussel, now Sanofi, Searle India Ltd, now RPG lifesciences, etc. He has worked with notable scientists like Dr K Nagarajan, Dr Ralph Stapel, Prof S Seshadri, Dr T.V. Radhakrishnan and Dr B. K. Kulkarni, etc, He did custom synthesis for major multinationals in his career like BASF, Novartis, Sanofi, etc., He has worked in Discovery, Natural products, Bulk drugs, Generics, Intermediates, Fine chemicals, Neutraceuticals, GMP, Scaleups, etc, he is now helping millions, has 9 million plus hits on Google on all Organic chemistry websites. His friends call him Open superstar worlddrugtracker. His New Drug Approvals, Green Chemistry International, All about drugs, Eurekamoments, Organic spectroscopy international, etc in organic chemistry are some most read blogs He has hands on experience in initiation and developing novel routes for drug molecules and implementation them on commercial scale over a 30 year tenure till date Dec 2017, Around 35 plus products in his career. He has good knowledge of IPM, GMP, Regulatory aspects, he has several International patents published worldwide . He has good proficiency in Technology transfer, Spectroscopy, Stereochemistry, Synthesis, Polymorphism etc., He suffered a paralytic stroke/ Acute Transverse mylitis in Dec 2007 and is 90 %Paralysed, He is bound to a wheelchair, this seems to have injected feul in him to help chemists all around the world, he is more active than before and is pushing boundaries, He has 9 million plus hits on Google, 2.5 lakh plus connections on all networking sites, 50 Lakh plus views on dozen plus blogs, He makes himself available to all, contact him on +91 9323115463, email amcrasto@gmail.com, Twitter, @amcrasto , He lives and will die for his family, 90% paralysis cannot kill his soul., Notably he has 19 lakh plus views on New Drug Approvals Blog in 216 countries......https://newdrugapprovals.wordpress.com/ , He appreciates the help he gets from one and all, Friends, Family, Glenmark, Readers, Wellwishers, Doctors, Drug authorities, His Contacts, Physiotherapist, etc

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Scaling up from mg to Kgs – Making your First GMP Batch


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Scaling up from mg to Kgs – Making your First GMP Batch 

6th – 7th October 2016, Clearwater, USA

the course was very informative and it allowed me to see the big picture from discovery stage to pilot plant” 
Genentech

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Making the first 100g non-GMP Batch
  • Non-GMP vs GMP preparation
  • Physical version and form
  • Process safety and raw materials supply
  • Scaling into fixed vessels
  • Technology transfer
  • Genotoxic impurities
  • Case studies and Review

Who should attend:

  • Project managers
  • Project leaders
  • Bench chemists
  • New starters
  • MedChem Support teams

This course aims to provide attendees with a good understanding of the issues involved taking development candidates to the first in human trials.

Click here to Download the Course Brochure

Presented by Dr John Knight, JKonsult Ltd

John Knight

Managing Director at JKONSULT Ltd

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Click here to Download the Course Brochure

“Brilliant Course, learn lots of tips and tricks”
Vertex

First incursion into Chemical Development has been very, very educational. John’s way of explaining the material has been wonderful.”
Almirall

Very clear and interesting sessions with a lot of relevant examples and not only theory.” 
Oribase Pharma
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At Scientific Update Organic Process Research and Development Conference, NCL, PUNE, INDIA, 5 TH DEC 2014


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I am seated left with DR PAUL MURRAY, DR JOHN KNIGHT, DR WILL WATSON, At Scientific Update Organic Process Research and Dev Conference, NCL, PUNE ,INDIA, 5 TH DEC 2014

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DR WILL AND DR JOHN IN A DISCUSSION

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PROCESS CHEMISTRY CONFERENCES SCHEDULE

EVENT

Organic Process Research & Development - India

Title:
Organic Process Research & Development – India
Subtitle:
The 32nd International Conference and Exhibition
When:
04.12.2014 – 05.12.2014
Where:
National Chemical Laboratory – Pune
Brochure:
View Brochure

http://scientificupdate.co.uk/conferences/conferences-and-workshops/details/224-organic-process-research-and-development-conference-india.html

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poster by DR PRAVIN KENDREKAR

PUNE CITY

NCL

MUMBAI PUNE EXPRESSWAY

PUNE FC

 

Volkswagen India Plant and offices in Pune

From top: Fergusson College, Mahatma Gandhi Road(left), Shaniwarwada (right), the HSBC Global Technology India Headquarters, and the National War Memorial Southern Command

From top: Fergusson College, Mahatma Gandhi Road (left), Shaniwarwada (right), the HSBC Global Technology India Headquarters, and the National War Memorial Southern Command

Welcome Scientific update to Pune, India 2-3 and 4-5 Dec 2014 for celebrating Process chemistry


WEBSITE http://www.scientificupdate.co.uk/

SCIENTIFIC UPDATE HAS A REPUTATION FOR ITS HIGH QUALITY EVENTS, BOTH FOR THE SCIENTIFIC CONTENT AND ALSO FOR THE EFFICIENCY OF ITS ORGANISATION. KEEP YOUR SKILLS UP TO DATE AND INVEST IN YOUR CONTINUING PERSONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

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TRAINING COURSE   2-3 DEC 2014

Process Development for Low Cost Manufacturing

When:02.12.2014 – 03.12.2014

Tutors:

Where: National Chemical Laboratory – Pune, India

Brochure:View Brochure

Register http://scientificupdate.co.uk/training/scheduled-training-courses.html

 

DESCRIPTION

Chemical process research and development is recognised as a key function during the commercialisation of a new product particularly in the generic and contract manufacturing arms of the chemical, agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

The synthesis and individual processes must be economic, safe and must generate product that meets the necessary quality requirements.

This 2-day course presented by highly experienced process chemists will concentrate on the development and optimisation of efficient processes to target molecules with an emphasis on raw material cost, solvent choice, yield improvement, process efficiency and work up, and waste minimisation.

Process robustness testing and reaction optimisation via stastical methods will also be covered.

A discussion of patent issues and areas where engineering and technology can help reduce operating costs.

The use of engineering and technology solutions to reduce costs will be discussed and throughout the course the emphasis will be on minimising costs and maximising returns.

 

 

Conference 4-5 DEC 2014

TITLE . Organic Process Research & Development – India

Subtitle:The 32nd International Conference and Exhibition

When:04.12.2014 – 05.12.2014

Where:National Chemical Laboratory – Pune, India

Brochure:View Brochure

Register..http://scientificupdate.co.uk/conferences/conferences-and-workshops.html

Organic Process Research & Development - India

for

  • Process Research & Development Chemists
  • Chemical Engineers in Industry
  • Heads of Departments & Team Leaders

Benefits

  • Invest in yourself: keeping up to date on current developments and future trends could mean greater job security.
  • Learn from a wide range of industrial case studies given by hand-picked industrial speakers.
  • Take home relevant ideas and information that are directly applicable to your own work with the full proceedings and a CD of the talks.
  • Save time. Our intensive, commercial-free programme means less time away from work.
  • Meet and network with the key people in the industry in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

Do you want to improve efficiency and innovation in your synthetic route design, development and optimisation?

The efficient conversion of a chemical process into a process for manufacture on tonnage scale has always been of importance in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. However, in the current economic and regulatory climate, it has become increasingly vital and challenging to do so efficiently. Indeed, it has never been so important to keep up to date with the latest developments in this dynamic field.

At this Organic Process Research & Development Conference, you will hear detailed presentations and case studies from top international chemists. The hand-picked programme of speakers has been put together specifically for an industrial audience. They will discuss the latest issues relating to synthetic route design, development and optimisation in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical and allied fields.  Unlike other conferences, practically all our speakers are experts from industry, which means the ideas and information you take home will be directly applicable to your own work.

The smaller numbers at our conferences create a more intimate atmosphere. You will enjoy plenty of opportunities to meet and network with speakers and fellow attendees during the reception, sit-down lunches and extended coffee breaks in a relaxed and informal environment. Together, you can explore the different strategies and tactics evolving to meet today’s challenges.

This is held in Pune, close proximity to Mumbai city, very convenient to stay and travel to either in Pune or Mumbai. I feel this should be an opportunity to be grabbed before the conference is full and having no room

Hurry up rush

References

https://newdrugapprovals.org/scientificupdate-uk-on-a-roll/

http://scientificupdate.co.uk/conferences/conferences-and-workshops.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pune

PROFILES

Will Watson

Will Watson

Dr Will Watson gained his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Leeds in 1980. He joined the BP Research Centre at Sunbury-on-Thames and spent five and a half years working as a research chemist on a variety of topics including catalytic dewaxing, residue upgrading, synthesis of novel oxygenates for use as gasoline supplements, surfactants for use as gasoline detergent additives and non-linear optical compounds.

In 1986 he joined Lancaster Synthesis and during the next 7 years he was responsible for laboratory scale production and process research and development to support Lancaster’s catalogue, semi-bulk and custom synthesis businesses.

In 1993 he was appointed to the position of Technical Director, responsible for all Production (Laboratory and Pilot Plant scale), Process Research and Development, Engineering and Quality Control. He helped set up and run the Lancaster Laboratories near Chennai, India and had technical responsibility for the former PCR laboratories at Gainesville, Florida.

He joined Scientific Update as Technical Director in May 2000. He has revised and rewritten the ‘Chemical Development and Scale Up in the Fine Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industries’ course and gives this course regularly around the world. He has been instrumental in setting up and developing new courses such as ‘Interfacing Chemistry with Patents’ and ‘Making and Using Fluoroorganic Molecules’.

He is also involved in an advisory capacity in setting up conferences and in the running of the events. He is active in the consultancy side of the business and sits on the Scientific Advisory Boards of various companies.

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John Knight

John Knight

Dr John Knight gained a first class honours degree in chemistry at the University of Southampton, UK. John remained at Southampton to study for his PhD in synthetic methodology utilizing radical cyclisation and dipolar cyloaddition chemistry.

After gaining his PhD, John moved to Columbia University, New York, USA where he worked as a NATO Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Gilbert Stork. John returned to the UK in 1987 joining Glaxo Group Research (now GSK) as a medicinal chemist, where he remained for 4 years before moving to the process research and development department at Glaxo, where he remained for a further 3½ years.

During his time at Glaxo, John worked on a number of projects and gained considerable plant experience (pilot and manufacturing). In 1994 John moved to Oxford Asymmetry (later changing its name to Evotec and most recently to Aptuit) when it had just 25 staff. John’s major role when first at Oxford Asymmetry was to work with a consultant project manager to design, build and commission a small pilot plant, whilst in parallel developing the chemistry PRD effort at Oxford Asymmetry.

The plant was fully operational within 18 months, operating to a 24h/7d shift pattern. John continued to run the pilot plant for a further 3 years, during which time he had considerable input into the design of a second plant, which was completed and commissioned in 2000. After an 18-month period at a small pharmaceutical company, John returned to Oxford in 2000 (by now called Evotec) to head the PRD department. John remained in this position for 6.5 years, during which time he assisted in its expansion, established a team to perform polymorph and salt screening studies and established and maintained high standards of development expertise across the department.

John has managed the chemical development and transfer of numerous NCE’s into the plant for clients and been involved in process validations. He joined Scientific Update in January 2008 as Scientific Director.

Pune images

From top: Fergusson College, Mahatma Gandhi Road (left), Shaniwarwada (right), the HSBC Global Technology India Headquarters, and the National War Memorial Southern Command
From top:1 Fergusson College, 2 Mahatma Gandhi RoadShaniwarwada 3 the HSBC Global Technology India Headquarters, and the 4National War Memorial Southern Command

 

NCL PUNE

The National Chemical Laboratory is located in the state of Maharashtra in India. Maharashtra state is the largest contributor to India’s GDP. The National Chemical Laboratory is located in Pune city, and is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Pune city is second only to Mumbai (the business capital of India) in size and industrial strength. Pune points of interest include: The tourist places in Pune include: Lal Deval Synagogue, Bund Garden, Osho Ashram, Shindyanchi Chhatri and Pataleshwar Cave Temple.

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KEYWORDS

JOHN KNIGHT, WILL WATSON,  SCIENTIFIC UPDATE, PROCESS, COURSE, CONFERENCE, INDIA, PUNE, PROCESS DEVELOPMENT, LOW COST,  MANUFACTURING, SCALEUP

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