Bachelor in Pharmacy, Department of Bioinformatics
Vellore Institute of Technology, India
Dr. Purohit obtained his Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharm) from BRN College of Pharmacy and Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Bioinforamtics from Indian Institute of Information Technology - Allahabad, India. He went on to obtain his doctoral degree in Bioinformatics from the Vellore Institute of Technology, University, Vellore, and followed it with postdoctoral research experience at the University di Torino, Torino, Italy. Presently he is an Assistant Professor (Senior) at Bioinformatics Division, Vellore Institute of Technology, University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India. In the past few years he have been working in the field of computational chemistry, computational biology, structure-based drug design, bioinformatics, and molecular modeling, to develop pharmaceutical agent to treat various human diseases. He has authored several articles and is a holder of editorial position in several peer reviewed scientific journals.
Structure-Based Drug Design, Molecular modeling and simulation, Docking, In-silico mutation analysis.