Daryono Hadi Tjahjono

Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
Lecture Title: 
“Synthesis and biological application of porhyrins”

Daryono Hadi Tjahjono earned his bachelor in pharmacy and pharmacist from the Department of Pharmacy-Bandung Institute of Technology in 1990 and 1991. His master and Ph.D. degree in medicinal chemistry were obtained from Keio University-Japan, in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Daryono Hadi has joined the Department of Pharmacy-Bandung Institute Technology as faculty member since 1992. Now he is professor in Medicinal Chemistry and head of the Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry and High Performance Computation.
Daryono Hadi has research interest in design and synthesis of porphyrin and chlorophyll derivatives as photosensitizer for photodynamic therapy and ligand for radiopharmaceuticals, as well as their in silico and in vivo study. He has published more than 50 papers in peered review journals, and registered three patents. Daryono Hadi is member of American Chemical Society (Division of Medicinal Chemistry), Federation Internationale Pharmaceutique, country representative of the Society of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, and board of Asian Federation of Medicinal Chemistry (AFMC). He is also President of the Association of Indonesian Pharmacy Higher Education, as well as member of the Board of Director of Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy (AASP). Since 2011, he is also Dean of the School of Pharmacy-Bandung Institute Technology, Indonesia.