Atul Goel obtained Master’s degree in Chemistry from Lucknow University, Lucknow, India in 1992 and carried out doctoral research from a premier Indian CSIR institute, the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow. After getting his Ph.D. degree in chemistry (1998), he joined Lupin Laboratories Ltd., Bhopal as Scientist (R&D). After a postdoctoral stay at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland (1999-2001), he moved back in 2001 to his Alma mater institute, the CSIR-CDRI, where he is currently working as Principal Scientist in the Division of Medicinal and Process Chemistry. He has published numerous research papers in international journal of high repute and has filed eight patents. His contributions have been recognized by the NIH fellowship (1999), the Young Scientist Award (2005) by Council of Science and Technology, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Ramanna Fellowship (2007) by the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, Dr. Ghanshyam Srivastava Memorial Award (2007-08) by Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata and prestigious Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellowship under experienced researcher category by AvH Foundation, Bonn, Germany. His research interests encompass the development of innovative routes for pharmaceutically important natural and synthetic products with special emphasis on the research related to osteoporosis and bone related disorders and diabetes; and also on the development of new donor-acceptor ?-conjugated small molecule fluorescent probes/dyes for biological and material applications (OLEDs).
Biography Updated on 21 May 2012