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Meet - Dr Rafiqul Islam

Meet - Dr Rafiqul Islam

Meet - Dr Rafiqul Islam

Meet - Dr Rafiqul Islam

In his role as a Principal Chemist at Epichem, Rafiqul is a highly effective leader in synthetic organic chemistry with decades of experience in research and development.

Rafiqul has a prolific record of implementing solutions to synthetic route, synthesis, compound purification and characterisation problems. Rafiqul’s extensive expertise in small molecule synthesis (MW < 500) and synthesis of large molecules (MW 700-1200+) across many areas of organic chemistry such as heterocycles, peptides and prodrugs has been key to successful solutions for our clients. Rafiqul joined Epichem in 2014 after extensive experience in research and education in Japan and Bangladesh.

RAFIQUL'S EXPERTISE: Planning of synthetic routes • Method development • Organic synthesis • Isolation and purification • Compound characterisation by spectroscopy • Knowledge of analytical techniques including HPLC, LCMS, GC, AAS, NMR, IR, UV • Structure activity relationship determination.