Annual Conference on
Advances and Opportunities in Drug Discovery from Natural Products
Jointly Organized by

Mahayogi Gorakhnath University Gorakhpur
In Association With
Translational Biomedical Research Society

About the Conference

The National Conference on Advances and Opportunities in Drug Discovery from Natural Products is a prestigious gathering of experts, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers dedicated to exploring the potential of natural products in the field of drug discovery. This conference will serve as a platform for sharing knowledge, discussing advancements, and identifying new opportunities in the exciting realm of natural products and their applications in modern medicine.

Conference Objectives:
  • To showcase the latest advancements and breakthroughs in natural product research for drug discovery.
  • To explore the diverse range of natural product sources, including plants, marine organisms, and microorganisms, as potential reservoirs of bioactive compounds.
  • To discuss innovative approaches and tools in natural product drug discovery, such as metabolomics, omics technologies, and computational methods.
  • To address the challenges and solutions in accessing, synthesizing, and commercializing natural products.
  • To examine the emerging trends and future perspectives in the field, including the integration of metagenomics, synthetic biology, and data analytics in natural product research.
  • To foster collaborations between academia, industry, and regulatory agencies to accelerate the translation of natural products into effective therapeutics.
Who Should Attend
  • Researchers and scientists working in the field of natural product chemistry, pharmacology, and drug discovery.
  • Academicians and students interested in advancing their knowledge in natural product research.
  • Pharmaceutical industry professionals involved in drug development and discovery.
  • Regulatory authorities and policymakers shaping the landscape of natural product-based therapeutics.
  • Representatives from funding agencies supporting research in natural products and drug discovery.
  • Join us at the National Conference on Advances and Opportunities in Drug Discovery from Natural Products, and be part of a dynamic and knowledge-driven community dedicated to harnessing the potential of nature's pharmacy for the development of novel and effective drugs.
Dr. Sandeep Nijhawan
Dr. Govind K Makharia
Dr. Mahesh Goenka
Past President
Dr. Mathew Philip
Secretary General
Dr. Ajay Jain
Governing Council Members
Dr. Amit Mathur
Dr. Sundeep Lakhtakia
Dr. Sunil Dadhich
Dr. Bhaskar Nandi
Dr. Sudipta Dhar Chowdhury
Dr. Manoj Kumar
About Venue

Mahayogi Gorakhnath University Gorakhpur, located in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, serves as an ideal venue for conferences. The university offers well-equipped conference halls and facilities suitable for hosting large gatherings. With its serene and picturesque campus, it provides a conducive environment for academic and professional discussions. The university's state-of-the-art infrastructure and technological resources ensure a seamless conference experience. Additionally, the university's dedicated event management team can assist in organizing and managing all aspects of the conference, including accommodation and catering arrangements.


Gorakhpur, located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, has a humid subtropical climate. Summers are hot and dry, with temperatures often reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius. Winters are cool and pleasant, with temperatures averaging around 15 degrees Celsius. The city experiences moderate rainfall during the monsoon season, which spans from June to September. Foggy conditions are common during the winter months, affecting visibility and transportation in the region.

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About Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur is a city located in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is known for being the administrative headquarters of the Gorakhpur district. The city has a rich historical and cultural heritage, with landmarks such as the Gorakhnath Temple, dedicated to the Hindu saint Gorakhnath. Gorakhpur is a major educational center, housing several renowned educational institutions. It also serves as a major transportation hub, connecting various cities and towns in the region. Additionally, Gorakhpur is known for its agricultural production, particularly in the cultivation of rice, wheat, and sugarcane.

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Travel to Gorakhpur

To travel to Gorakhpur, you can reach the city by air, rail, or road. The nearest airport is Gorakhpur Airport, which is well-connected to major cities in India. Gorakhpur Junction is a major railway station with trains connecting to various parts of the country. If you prefer road travel, Gorakhpur is accessible through national highways and state highways. The city offers a range of accommodation options, including budget hotels and luxury resorts. Don't miss visiting the Gorakhnath Temple, Kushmi Forest, and Ramgarh Tal Lake, which are popular tourist attractions in Gorakhpur. It is advisable to check the weather conditions and plan your visit accordingly. refer Directions from Gorakhpur international airport to MAHAYOGI GORAKHNATH UNIVERSITY GORAKHPUR, U.P. for road driving directions!

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