Present Members (PhD Students)

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Kishore Mandal

mandalkishor289@gmail.com

B.Sc: (Hons. Chemistry; 2018): ST. Xavier's College Ranchi, India. 

M.Sc:( Organic Chemistry; 2020): IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

Ph.D. (August-2020 – Till Date): Research topic- Synthetic studies towards structurally novel angular triquinanes through exploration of RRM reaction

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Rajarshee Sarkar

babaisonusarkar@gmail.com

B.Sc: (Hons. Chemistry; 2018): Maharaja Manindra Chandra College, University of Calcutta, India. 

M.Sc:( Organic Chemistry; 2020): IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

Ph.D. (August-2020 – Till Date): Research topic- Synthetic studies towards novel alkylidene-butenolides

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Ipshita Roy

ipshitaroy429@gmail.com

B.Sc: (Hons. Chemistry; 2018): St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata, India. 

M.Sc:( Organic Chemistry; 2020): IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

Ph.D. (August-2020 – Till Date): Research topic- Asymmetric total synthesis of structurally novel RALs

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Chandan Soni

mailmedear001@gmail.com

B.Sc: (Hons. Chemistry; 2014): Vinoba Bhave University Hazaribagh, India. 

M.Sc:( Organic Chemistry; 2016): Vinoba Bhave University Hazaribagh, India.

Ph.D. (January-2020 – Till Date): Research topic- Synthetic studies towards alkylidene-butenolides

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Santu Bisui

santu.bisui.111@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2015, Vidyasagar University, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2017, ISM-Dhanbad, Dhanbad, India.

Ph.D. (July-2019 – Till Date): Research topic- Synthetic studies towards linear and angular triquinanes through Piancatelli rearrangement as a key reaction

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Sunil Malik

sm50@iitbbs.ac.in

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2017, University of Calcutta, India.

M. Sc. (Chemistry): 2017, IIT- Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar.

Ph.D. (July-2019 – Till Date): Research topic- Synthetic studies towards linear and angular triquinanes through RRM reaction.

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Jayanta Das

jayantadas01995@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2016, Vidyasagar University, India.

M. Sc. (Chemistry): 2018, IIT- Madras, Chennai.

Ph.D. (July-2019 – Till Date): Research topic- Synthetic studies towards hamigeromycins and cryptoconcatones A-D.

Shrestha Chatterjee

chatterji.shrestha@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2015, Kalyani University, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2017, Kalyani University, India.

Ph.D. (July-2018 – Till Date): Research topic- Asymmetric total synthesis of naturally occurring butenolides .

Suman Bhatta

sumanbhatta365@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2013, Vidyasagar University, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2015, Vidyasagar University, India.

Ph.D. (July-2018 – Till Date): Research topic- Synthetic studies towards annelated nitrogen heterocycles.

Rasmita Barik

rasmitabarik02@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2014, Utkal University, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2016, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, India.

Ph.D. (July-2017 – Till Date): Synthetic Exploration of Ketoreductase from K. pneumoniae.

Rajkumar Sahoo

rksahoo.chem@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2011, Vidyasagar University, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2014, IIEST, Shibpur, India.

Ph.D. (July-2014 – Till Date): Synthetic Studies towards Volvalerenol A through Exploitation of pseudo-C2 symmetry.

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Joy Chakraborty

joy87chem@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2009, Tripura University, Tripura, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2011, Tripura University, Tripura, India.

Ph.D. (November 2019): Thesis title- Synthetic studies towards naturally occurring resorcylic acid lactones paecilomycin C, L-783277, L-783290 and LL-Z1640-2.

Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Toyama Prefectural University, Toyama, Japan

Ranjan Kumar Acharyya

callmeranjan2011@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2012, Calcutta University, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2014, Vidyasagar University, India.

Ph.D.  (July, 2019) Thesis title:  Exploration of RRM (ring rearrangement metathesis) Reaction and Asymmetric Synthesis of butenolides .

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Rajan Kumar

rajan85iitkgp@gmail.com

B.Sc. (P.C.M Group): 2005, C.C.S University, Meerut, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2009, C.C.S University, Meerut, India.

Ph.D. (April 2019): Thesis title: : Synthetic studies towards (-)-mangiferaelactone, cuparenoids, (-)-nardoaristolone B and small ring carbocyclic scaffolds.

Current position: Research Scientist at GVK Bioscience, Bengaluru

Joydev Halder

joydev.halder43@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2010, Calcutta University, India.

M. Sc (Chemistry, 2012): IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India.

Ph.D. (December 2018): Thesis title: Synthetic exploration of ketoreductase from Klebsiella pneumoniae: Asymmetric synthesis of small ring carbocyclic, heterocyclic scaffolds and an indirect desymmetrization reaction.

Current position: DST NPDF at IACS, Kolkata

Debabrata Das

debabratadas7187@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2008, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India.

M. Sc. (Chemistry): 2010, Indian Institute of Technology Khargpur, India.

Ph.D. (September, 2018): Thesis title: Diversity oriented synthesis of small ring carbo-cycles and heterocycles from bio-catalytically derived α-substituted β-hydroxy esters.

Current Position: Senior Scientist at Syngene International, Bangalore

Pratik Pal

pratikpal123@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2009, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2011, Calcutta University, West Bengal, India.

Ph.D. (May-2017): Thesis title: Asymmetric total synthesis of RALs and ramariolides.

Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Florida, USA

Rohan Kalyan Rej

rohan.iitkgp.orgchem@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2008, Calcutta University, West Bengal, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2010, Calcutta University, West Bengal, India.

Ph.D. (October-2015): Thesis title: Asymmetric total Synthesis small ring macrolides.

Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow in University of Michigan, Ann-Arbor, USA.

Rajib Bhuniya

rajib.iitkgp.chem@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2005, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2008, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

Ph.D. (August-2013): Thesis title: Asymmetric Synthesis of Rasfonin, Loxoprofen, Venlafaxine and small Ring Carbocycles and Heterocycles.

Current position: Senior Research Scientist at Wockhardt Chemicals Ltd. Aurangabad, India

Nandan Jana

nandan.iitkgp@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2005, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2007, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India.

Ph.D. (Febuary-2013): Thesis title: Synthetic Studies Towards Resorcylic Acid Lactones (RALs) and Stagonolides.

Current position: Senior Scientist TCG Lifesciences Ltd. Kolkata.

Tapas  Das

tapasdas.iit.chem@gmail.com

B.Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2005, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2007, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India.

Ph.D. (September-2012): Thesis title: Assymetric Synthesis of (+)-Chloriolide, (-)-Achaetolide, Stagonolide-E and Stagonolide-B.

Current Position: Assistant Professor, NIT-Jamshedpur, India.

Tridib Mahapatra

tmorgchem@gmail.com

B. Sc. (Hons. Chemistry): 2003, Vidyasagar University; West Bengal, India.

M. Sc. (Organic Chemistry): 2006, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India. 
Ph.D. (January-2011): Thesis title: Hydroxymethylated Cycloalkenones Privileged Small Molecular Multifunctional Scaffolds for Asymmetric Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products and Related Molecules.

Current Position: Senior Scientist at PI Udaipur, India.

MSc Project Student

1. Ipshita Roy (2018-2020): Title of the research: Synthetic studies towards cannabimovone

 

2. Somnath Majumder (2017-2019): Title of the thesis: Synthetic studies towards hypocoprins A-C

3. Palash Jana (2017-2019): Title of the thesisDistinctive transformation based diversity oriented synthesis of small ring carbocyles and heterocycles from biocatalytically derived enantiopure α-substituted-β-hydroxyesters

4.  Sudip Guria (2016-2018): Title of the thesis:  Synthetic Studies towards Naturally Occurring Sesquiterpenoids (-)-Nardoaristolone B

5. Anupam Karmakar (2016-2018): Title of the thesis: Synthetic studies towards longifolene.

6. Kaustav Dey (2014-2016): Title of the thesis: Klebsiella pneumoniae(NBRC 3319) mediated synthesis of (-) Ecklonia lactone precursor

7. Amitava Rakshit (2014-2016): Title of the thesis: Synthetic studies towards Cuparenone

8. Saswata Gupta (2013-2015): Title of the thesis: Klebsiella pneumoniae (NBRC-3319) mediated asymmetric synthesis of various α-substituted-β-hydroxy esters as synthetic precursors for small ring carbocyles and heterocycles

9. Mithu Bhowmik (2013-2015): Title of the thesis: Synthesis of fully substituted aromatic moieties of Resorcylic Acid Lactone

10. Anuvab Jana (2012-2014): Title of the thesis: Synthetic studies towards xylolide

11. Ajay Rana (2012-2014): Title of the thesis: Synthetic Studies towards (-)-Nordaristolone B

12. Subhendu Das (2011-2013): Title of the thesis: A  Short and Formal Synthesis of (±) Cuparenone by Employing Johnson Orthoester Claisen Rearrangement and RCM Reaction

13. Shruti Ghatge (2011-2013): Title of the thesis: Chromanone and α-tetralone based small molecule fluorophores:a qualitative method for lipase screening

14. Shantasree Kar (2010-2012): Title of the thesis: Chemoenzymatic Asymmetric Synthesis of Hydroxymethylated Cycloalkenone

15. Ankan Ghosh (2010-2012): Title of the thesis: Synthetic studies towards RALs

16. Ravi Kumar (2011): Title of the thesis: Syntheis of chiral hydroxyketones by benzaldehyde lyase from Pseudomonas fluorescens biovar I.

17. Anuj Gupta (2010): Title of the thesis: IBX mediated oxidation of cycloalkanones

18. Mr. Utkarsh (2009): Title of the thesis: Biocatalysis with plant HNLs

19. G. Bhaskar (2008): Title of the thesis: Screening for plant HNLs in cyanogenic plants

20. Atanu Singha Roy (2008): Title of the thesis: Enzymatic kinetic resolution of hydroxymethylated 1-tetralones

21. Mr. Rajib Karmakar (2008): Title of the thesis: Catalytic promiscuity in lipases