Dr. Sandeep Chandrashekharappa is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Raebareli (NIPER-R), India. He obtained an MSc and Ph.D. at Kuvempu University, India. Prior to his appointment at NIPER-R, Dr. Chandrashekharappa worked at the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, India. He has more than thirteen years of experience in industrial and academic research. He has seventy-five journal articles and fifteen patents to his credit. He has presented several papers at national and international conferences. In recognition of scientific merit, he was awarded the prestigious Gandhian Young Technological Innovation award from the Government of India and the Best Researcher International Award. He has supervised graduate and postgraduate students. He is also a reviewer and editorial board member of several journals.