Prof Dr Satyajit D. Sarker

Prof Satyajit D. Sarker is the Director of School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, and a Professor of Pharmacy. He obtained his BPharm and MPharm degrees from Dhaka University, and completed his PhD in Phytochemistry from Strathclyde University. His research focuses on anticancer, antimalarial, antimicrobial, chemopreventive and wound-healing properties of phytochemicals. He is the author of >450 publications, and is one of the most cited authors in his area of research, with more than 10,000 citations by Goggle Scholar, an h-index of 47 and i-10 index of 286. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Phytochemical Analysis, and in the editorial board of several journals. He co-authored the popular textbook, Chemistry for Pharmacy Students (Wiley & Sons) in 2007, which was subsequently translated in Japanese, Greek and Portuguese languages. The second edition of this book is due to be published in 2018. He is also the co-author of the book, Steorid Dimers (Wiley & Sons), published in 2012. He co-edited both the second and third editons of Natural Products Isolation (Humana Press-Springer-Verlag), published in 2005 and 2012, respectively. Computational Phytochemistry (publisher: Elsevier; publication date: May 2018) is the latest contribution from Prof Sarker and Dr Lutfun Nahar. Prof Sarker has been a Member of the Phytochemical Society of Europe since 1991, served as the Treasurer during 2008-13, and has been serving as the Vice-President (incoming President) since June 2016. His scientific profile has been in the every edition of the Marquis Who’s Who in the World since 2010.