From initiating with an M.Sc (1997) and PhD (2003) to establishing a monolith of myriad and dynamic national and international scientific congresses, Prof. Dr. NAZIM SEKEROGLU has come a long way in establishing and pioneering what is today The Association of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Mediterranean (AMAPMED)” known best for its exceptional quality and holistic development in Promoting  and establishing the use of medicinal and aromatic plants in modern medicine for well being of mankind  and besides this he is the General Coordinator of “Global Federation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - GOFMAP”. Dr. Sekeroglu organized a number of national and international scientific congresses, and was a member of their scientific boards. His scientific meeting organization series titled “Mediterranean Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MESMAP)” hosting more than five hundred participants from fifty different countries every two years. As favorable results showed persistently, the scope of his vision expanded in multitudinous folds.
                     Under his guidance HPCC has recognized its place in the leading   Pharmaceutical Congress Committees.  The most illustrative representation of his social-good and administrative capabilities is the fact that he also serves on the Board of Advisors at the University Management and Ministerial Duties in capital of Turkey and a recipient of  APTI - “Late Smt. Kamal Ben Vavia Memorial Award – 2015” at “Pharmacy Institution of Madhya Pradesh , DAVV Auditorium, Takshash Campus, Indore” – INDIA. And HPCC couldn’t be happier having this magnifico aboard hopefully leading us to the zenith. And following is a note penned down to us from the founder.



Prof.Dr. Ilkay ERDOGAN ORHAN is Prof.Dr. at Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. From being a Faculty of Pharmacy (1989-1993)Gazi University to the Dean in Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagosa, The Northern Cyprus (2011-2014) Prof.Dr. Ilkay ERDOGAN ORHAN has come a long way. she started as B.Sc (pharmacy) faculty in Gazi University. Later she completed her M.Sc (pharmacognosy) with scholarship provided by the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK) for master program, in Gazi University, Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacognosy, Ankara, Turkey (1993-1996). Prof.Dr. Ilkay ERDOGAN ORHAN also pursued M.Sc Degree in Marine Natural Product Chemistry from University of the Ryukyus, College of Science, Department of Chemistry, Biology and Marine Sciences, Okinawa, Japan (1996-1998) with Monbusho scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education in Japan for master program. And a PhD in pharmacognosy from Gazi University (1999-2002) and then completed Post-doc in the Department of Chemistry, University of Winnipeg, Canada (2003). Finally as a Deanin Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagosa, The Northern Cyprus (2011-2014).
Prof.Dr. Ilkay ERDOGAN ORHAN has written 175 research and review articles in reputed international journals, 38 articles in national journals, & 11 book chapters, h index: 25.

                  In every step towards Success Prof.Dr.Ilkay ERDOGAN ORHANhas several Achievements to be named. She was awarded with “Scientific Encouragement Award” by Academy of Pharmacy-Association of Turkish Pharmacists in 2006; “Young Woman Scientist Award for Asia-Pacific Region” by Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (Italy) in 2010. For her immense work ,“Science Award in Biology” by COMSTECH (Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation by OIC-Organization of Islamic Cooperation) in 2010; “Young Female Scientist Award” by L’Oreal & Turkish Academy of Sciences in 2011; Young Affiliate Representative of the Central & South Asia region (ROCASA) of Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) (2011-2016) in 2011. She also has received a Honor Award represented by Gazi Universityin 2011; “Innovation Award for Women” by Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK) and Association of Woman & Democracy (KADEM) in 2015.


A Doctor in the department of Molecular Biology and Genetics,Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, TURKEY; has shown her excellence all along her journey from being student to a Doctor in Gaziantep University. She started her education in the Gaziantep University in 2005 and pursued Lisans Degree (2005-2009) in the field of Biology, Also a Master Degree (2009-2011) and the PhD. Degree (2011-2014) in Gaziantep University in the Research field of Molecular Biology and Genetics.Dr.SevgiGEZICI,also completed her PhD. (2014) in Life Sciences and Proteomics in Texas A&M University, USA. In the same course she worked as a Research Assistant for Molecular Biology and Genetics in Kilis 7 Aralik University, Turkey (in 2010) and Gaziantep University, Turkey (from 2010-2015). Later (in 2016) as a doctor in Gaziantep University in the department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Dr.Sevgi GEZICI, for her exceptional work was awarded with the Master Scientist Prize (2009-2011) and PhD. Scientist Prize (2011-2016) by TUBITAK Research Center, Turkey.
            Being a Student of interest she took part in several National and International Scientific meeting, 20th National Biology Congress, Denizli, TurkeyJune, 2010; Ecology Symposium, Kilis, Turkey, May, 2012; 21st National Biology Congress, İzmir, Turkey, September, 2012; Proteomics Applications Basic Course in TUBİTAK Research Center, Gebze, Turkey, October 2012; International Symposium on Cancer Nanomedicine, İzmir, Turkey, November, 2013; 4th International Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIPAM 2014), Poster Presentation, Djerba, Tunusia; Applications of Embryonic Stem Cells and Production Transgenic Mice in TUBİTAK Research Center, Gebze, Turkey, May, 2014; 22nd National Biology Congress, Eskişehir, Turkey, June, 2014; Health And Life Sciences Postgraduate Conference (Helipc), Oral Presentation, Kelantan, Malaysia, June 2014; 4th International Conference on Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Invited Speaker, Chicago, USA, August, 2014; 2nd International Mediterranean Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants MESMAP-2, Oral Presentation, Antalya, Turkey, April, 2015 and many more.
By the support of TUBITAK Research Center, Turkey, Dr.Sevgi GEZICIhas completed her "Project-Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate Program", Gaziantep, Turkey in October, 2015

            Dr.Sevgi GEZICI, is a part of several National and International Organisations, European Association for Cancer Research (EACR); European Proteomics Federation (EuPA); Association of Medical Biology and Genetics; Association of Medicinal and Aromatic plants of Mediterranian (AMAPMED). 

Professor Dr. RAMAN DANG

Dr Raman Dang is a Professor at Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry ,Al- Ameen College Of Pharmacy , Banglore ,India. With a background in Pharmaceutical Sciences  PhD In 2003  .He  an outstanding Student started off with a graduation Bachelor of Pharmacy in 1992 and Post graduation  in Pharmacognosy .Having immense knowledge in marketing ,administration and management  holds a Degree of Masters  in Business Adminstration(MBA)  in 1997, Diploma in Pharmacy(1986), Diploma in management in 1995 , Honours Diploma in Marketing Management 1996.Has professional experience as a Community and Hospital Pharmacist .Moved on Worked for S.A. Packer & Printers, Bangalore as Management Trainee, for 6 months. Research Associate at Dabur Research Foundation, Sahibabad, U.P. for a period of 3 months.
He was incharge of handling confidential and important university work at Dayanand Sagar College . Responsible for development of Medicinal Garden in most modern fashion at Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore.
With 14 years teaching and research experience . Guided eight M. Pharm students and Co-Guide to 10 M. Pharm students. Presently guiding four Ph. D scholars. Appointed M.Pharm and Ph.d Examiner, Paper setter, Valuator at various universities through out India. Appointed Deputed Chief for Post Graduate And Graduate University Examinations.
Holds a Gold Medal for Topping in Karnataka State for the Award of Diploma of Pharmacy. Best Paper Award at IPC, Indore. 1st runners up award for the paper titled “Cleaning Validation” at 61st FIP Conference held at Singapore, 2001. 2nd Prize for the paper titled Stevia – A wonder Plant at APTI International Convention, Vizag, October, 2004. Best Oral paper award for the paper titled Tissue culture of Ocimum basilicum at the international conference on botanicals held at Kolkata during,2005. Best poster paper award for the paper titled Interaction between phosphorous and zinc on the biomass yield attributes of the medicinal plant Stevia rebaudiana, at 10th National APTI convention, Nagpur .Chaired (Moderated) the scientific oral and plenary session at the 4th conference of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants of South-East European Countries Romania May 2006.
 NSS Joint Coordinator for Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy joint coordinator for AICTE-ISTE sponsored workshop held at Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy. Is on the Editorial Board of the APTI Bulletin. Co-ordinator for APTI (KB).On the Editorial Board of Pharmacy Practice Bulletin,Indian Cosmetic Technologists Association (ICTA) Bulletin. Joint Secretary of Indian Cosmetic Technologists Association.• Convenor of Indian Cosmetic Technologists Association.
Expert Faculty for AICTE, QIP Programmes. Drug Inspector for Karnataka State Pharmacy Council (KSPC) for the Karnataka State Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India
(APTI)- Co-ordinator, Reviewer for Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Journal of Ethanopharmacology. Delivered Guest Lectures at various Prime Institutes and AICTE
Governed Quality Improvement Programme.
PLAYED A KEY ROLE in developing protocols for Accreditation. Life Member  of  Indian Hospital Pharmacists Association, New Delhi, India. Life Member – APTI (Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India). Life Member – Indian Cosmetic Technologists Association. Member ISTE.

Member FIP, Netherlands.