Ms Palak Parikh is working as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. She has more than 7 years of teaching experience. She is the recipient of the gold medal for standing first in MPharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Branch, Gujarat Technological University. She has attended various state, national and international level seminars, symposiums and conferences and has 11 presentations to her credit. She has published 9 papers in national and international journals. Currently, she is pursuing PhD under Prof. Manjunath Ghate, Director, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University. Her areas of research are Drug Design, QSAR Modelling and Synthesis of novel heterocycles as Anticancer Agents. She is a life member of ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education), ISCB (Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists) and APTI (Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India).