Mino R. Caira

University of Cape Town

South Africa

Biography

Following retirement as Chair of Physical Chemistry at the University of Cape Town (UCT), Professor Mino Caira was appointed as Senior Research Scholar in the same Department in 2015. He has served as Director of the Science Faculty’s Centre for Supramolecular Chemistry Research at UCT since 2005, where he supervises the synthesis and physicochemical characterization of multi-component solids containing bioactive molecules (active pharmaceutical ingredients, new drug candidates, bioactive natural products, agrochemicals).He has published over 300 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and several reviews on crystal polymorphism, co-crystallization and cyclodextrin inclusion of drugs.

Roles at PDDS 2017: Preformulation Session chairman