University of the Pacific
Dr. Bhaskara R. Jasti, is a Professor and Chairman of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry department, at University of the Pacific. He received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from University of the Pacific, CA, MS in Pharmacology from Jadavpur University and BS in Pharmacy from Kakatiya University, India. He worked as Staff Scientist at Cygnus Therapeutic Systems, and Director of Mucosal Drug Development at Corium Technologies, California. Dr. Jasti taught in the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Internal Medicine at Wayne State University. He is a Fellow of AAPS.
Dr. Jasti’s laboratory is studying the influence of ionic species, predictive models in oral mucosal drug delivery. He is also designing micelles with integrin ligands for the targeted delivery of chemotherapeutic agents. Dr. Jasti was recognized by University of the Pacific with Long’s Fellowship and Eberhardt Teacher Scholar, Distinguished Faculty of the year awards. Dr. Jasti is a founding member and served as the Chair of AAPS Bay Area Discussion Group (BADG). Dr. Jasti has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and co-edited 2 books. His work is funded by both federal (NIH, NSF) and pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Jasti serves on NIH study sections and is the referee for over 10 journals.