State Level “SYNAPSE” Competition

About SYNAPSE : AISSMS College of pharmacy has initiated  biennial State Level Research competition “SYNAPSE” since 2016 as IQAC initiative. The competition is aimed at providing platform to budding technocrats to showcase their research. This creates scientific milieu and generates ideas through interactions.

Objective of the State Level “SYNAPSE” Competition:

  • To inculcate research culture among students.
  • To encourage original and novel thinking.
  • To provide an opportunity for expression of academic talent.
  • To promote interaction among academia, R & D Institutes and Industries.

Highlights of event

Abstracts are invited from Pharmacy Colleges across Maharashtra

Inhouse screening of abstracts

Communication of selection through mail

Judges from Industry and Research Institutes are invited to evaluate the research.

Details of the Events Organised:


The event was organized  on 18th November 2022 and was attended by 108 participants. The evaluators were Dr. Kaivalya Kulkarni, Senior Manager in API and R&D, Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dr. Yogesh Talekar, Technical Director, Crystal Biological Solutions Mr. Ashish Guha, Director in Formulations, Evonik India Pvt.Ltd. Mrs.Madhura Dhoka, Head QA, Maxim Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., Pune  Mrs.Asha Hole, Founder at GenioBrain IP solutions, Pune, Dr. Swapnila Shinde, Founder and Director, Pristino Pharma.


Winners (UG):  Payal Karche and Payal Kute, Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pimpri, Pune.

Runners up (UG): Jyoti Kupate, Tanmaya Vyas, Sakshi Bagal and Girija Kulkarni , AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Pune.

Winners (PG): Jayesh Digamber Kadam and Surbhi Bhalchandra Patil MET’s Institute of Pharmacy, Nashik

Runners UP (PG): Nupur Kalambe and Amisha Gupta Dadasaheb Balpande College of Pharmacy, Nagpur.

Glimpses of Synapse 2022


The event was organized  on 16th October 2018 and was well attended by 65 participants. The evaluator were Ratnakar Mehendre, Director, Research & Development, SRS Life Sciences, Dr. S. S. Pisal, Director, Research & Development, Serum Institute (I) Ltd., Pune, Dr. Akshay Charegaonkar, Director, M/s. Anchrom, Mumbai, Mr. Sunil Korde, Manager, Quality Control, Serum Institute (I) Ltd., Pune, Dr. Amit Kandhare, Manager, Scientific Affairs, Indus Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Ms. Ashwini Sathaye, a Pharma comsultant

Winners (UG):  V.N.Ghegade,S.R.Jadhav,S.S.Sande and A.S.Kulkarni, AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Pune

Runners up (UG):  Siddhant Bhalerao and Dnyanada Bathe, AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Pune

Winners (PG): Prachi Khamkar, Vivekand Education society’s college of Pharmacy,chembur, Mumbai

Runners up (PG): Anagha godse Dr. D.Y. Patil institute of pharmaceutical sciences and Research, Pimpri, Pune

Glimpses of Synapse 2018


The event was organized  on 14th October 2016 and was well attended by 61 participants. The evaluators were Mr.Nitin Wable (Serum Institute of India) and Dr.Samy Mukopadhya (V-Life Sciences), Dr. D.G.Naik, Scientist F, Agharkar Research Institute and Dr. Abhijit Ghotaskar ( Pharma consultant).

Winners (UG):  Aman Padamsey and Yash Nandwani AISSMS college of  Pharmacy, Runners up (UG) Ms. Vidhi Shah, Ms. Sachi Upasani, Mr. Varun Tapadiya, Mr. Indarjeet    Mohite, AISSMS college of  Pharmacy

Runners up

Winners (PG): Jayesh Digamber Kadam and Surbhi Bhalchandra Patil, MET’s Institute of Pharmacy, Nashik.

Glimpses of Synapse 2016