Register today for the 2018 Peck Symposium

15th Annual Garnet E. Peck Symposium

to be held at the Holiday Inn Lafayette- City Centre

March 7, 2018


Topic: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing



Monika Lavan earned the 2017 Herbert Lieberman Award

Monika Lavan being awarded the 2017 Herbert Lieberman Award

Monika Lavan being awarded the 2017 Herbert Lieberman Award from Interim Department Head Tonglei Li.

Dr. Byrn has published a new book

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Dr. Stephen Byrn with coauthors George Zografi and Xiaoming (Sean) Chen have published a new book entitled Solid State Properties of Pharmaceutical Materials. The publisher is John Wiley and Sons. He continues his teaching endeavors in Africa. Also Dr. Byrn has been appointed as the director of the Center of Drug Abuse Deterrence in NIPTE.

Dr. Qi (Tony) Zhou receives NIH/NIAID R01 grant

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Dr. Qi (Tony) Zhou received a NIH/NIAID R01 grant for his project titled “Combating Deadly Gram-negative Lung Infections: An Inhalation and Systems Approach"

Dr. Sandro Matosevic receives Indiana CTSI PDT award

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Doctor Sandro Matosevic has been awarded access to the flow cytometry facility at the Purdue Center for Cancer Research for his proposal, “Molecular nanomachines for reprogramming of innate immunity for personalized cancer immunotherapy.”. He also received an Indiana CTSI PDT award for his project, “Fueling natural killers: translating metabolism into clinically improved cancer immunotherapies.”

Alumni Focus - Dr. Dave Engers

Dr.  David Engers (2006) lives in West Lafayette and is the General Manager for SSCI, a division of Albany Molecular Research, Inc. SSCI was co-founded by IPPH Professor Steve Byrn and his wife, Sally Byrn over a quarter-century ago to provide comprehensive cGMP solid state chemistry research and analytical services to the pharmaceutical industry. 

Alumni Focus

Dr. Chetan Pujara (1997) is Vice President, Small Molecule Development at Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA.  In this role, he is responsible for formulation development, manufacturing process development & scale-up, analytical method development & validation, stability testing, microbiology, and packaging development departments.

Dr. Steve Nail - Alumni Focus

Dr. Steven Nail is a 1975 graduate of IPPH and was honored as the 2013 Distinguished Pharmacy Alumni. He is the Principal Scientist at Baxter Biopharma Solutions, in Bloomington, IN where he most enjoys the great group of people that he works with, as well as the job content and their very well equipped laboratory. His main area of current research is in a field that he was introduced to early in his career, the science and technology of freeze drying which he finds to be both “scientifically interesting and practically important.”


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