Dr. Kalpana Divekar is currently working as Professor in pharmaceutical chemistry department, college of pharmaceutical sciences, Dayananda Sagar university, Bangalore. She has around 26 years of teaching and 11 years of research experience. She has published research articles in national and international journals and presented papers in various conferences. Her area of research includes Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds, Evaluation of pharmacological activity and microbial conversions of drug molecules. She is actively involved in organizing seminars and guest lectures.