Dr. Atul Kumar Gupta is doctorate in Biotechnology from G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pant Nagar. He has more than 10 years of working experience in renowned pharmaceutical industries which includes CTC-India Ltd., Intertek India Pvt. Ltd, SCCI India Pvt.Ltd., Shivek Labs Ltd, Indian Agricultural Research Institute etc. He talked on the application of HPLC in separation of non-volatile compounds mainly smaller molecular weight drugs and cosmetic ingredients. He explained basis of HPLC in various modes, specifically ion exchange chromatography, affinity chromatography, molecular size exclusion chromatography and TLC etc. He highlighted that analysis of chromatograph, maintaining good resolution, analyzing retention time, capacity factor are key aspects of HPLC. He highlighted that GC is used for volatile compounds and optimum maintenance of GC stationary columns is a tricky and costly aspect faced in instrumentation industries. This FDP has opened up thinking avenues in the domain of instrumentation and molecular analytical techniques.

Date: 03-March-2017