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Total Synthesis and Medicinal chemistry

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

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    Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy                      

    Senior Principal Scientist,                                                                                                 

    Organic Chemistry Division                                                                                    

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  • July-2020: Congratulations to Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy on his appointment as the director of CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu. (CSIR - IIIM). Click here for CSIR-IIIM Jammu home page.

  • April-2020: Research paper of Paresh R. Athawale entitled Overturning the Peribysin Family Natural Products Isolated from Periconia byssoides OUPS-N133: Synthrsis and Stereochemical Revision Of Peribysins A, B, C, F, and G in Organic Letters. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c00857.







  • November-2018: Research paper of Mr. Gorakhnath R. Jachak and Mr. Paresh R. Athwale entitled "Total Synthesis of Potent Anti-inflammatory Natural Product Solomonamide A along with Structural Revision and Biological Activity Evaluation" has been accepted in Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. DOI: 10.1039/C8OB02713G


  • October-2018: Research paper of Dr. Hanuman P. Kalmode and Dr. Kishor L. Handore entitled "Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Cell Adhesion Inhibitors Peribysin A and B: Structural Revision of Peribysin B" has been accepted in Organic Letters. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02838







  • May-2018: The research paper of Mr. Pronay Das and Mr. Gorakhnath R. Jachak entitled "Specific Stereoisomeric Conformations Determine the Drug Potency of Cladosporin Scaffold against Malarial Parasite" has been accepted in Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b00565. Congratulations!



  • February-2018: The research paper of Paresh R. Athawale, Gorakhnath R. Jachak entitled "Efforts to Access the Potent Antitrypanosomal Marine Natural Product Janadolide: Synthesis of Des-tert-butyl Janadolide and its Biological Evaluation" has been accepted in ACS Omega. DOI:10.1021/acsomega.7b01920. Congratulations! 


  • February-2018: Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy has been awarded the prestigious "Sun Pharma Research Award" (Ranbaxy Research Award) in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Congratulations!





  • January-2018: The research paper of  Akshay Kulkarni and D. Srinivasa Reddy entitled "Targeted Phenotypic Screening in Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii Reveals Novel Modes of Action of Medicines for Malaria Venture Malaria Box Molecule" has been accepted in mSphere. DOI: doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00534-17



  • October-2017: Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy has been awarded with the prestigious OPPI (Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India) Award, 2017. Congratulations !


  • August-2017: Research paper of Rahul D. Shingare and Akshay S. Kulkarni entitled "Route to Benzimidazol-2-ones via Decarbonylative Ring Contraction of Quinoxalinediones: Application to the Synthesis of Flibanserin, A Drug for Treating Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women and Marine Natural Product Hunanamycin Analogue" has been accepted in ACS Omega. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00819. Congratulations to both!

  • April-2017: Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy has been appointed as an editor of Bioorgnic & Medicinl Chemistry Letters, Elsevier Publications. Congratulation ! Click here for details.

  • April-2017: The research paper of Dr. Satishchandra Philkhana titled "Identification of new anti-inflamatory agents based on nitrosporeusine natural products of marine origin" got accepted in Eur. J. Med. Chem DOI10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.04.015. Congratulations !

  • March-2017:  Dr. Srinivasa Reddy has been nominated as  a member of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commision (IPC), Govt. Of. India. which maintains the standard of  drugs in the country. Congratulations Sir ! Click here for details. 


  • February-2017: Kishor successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations Dr. Kishor!


  • February-2017: Seetharamsingh successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations Dr.Seetharamsingh!


  • February-2017: The research paper of B. Seetharamsingh tiltled "Determination of Absolute Configuration of Gliomasolide D through Total Syntheses of the C-17 Epimers" got accepted in J. Nat. Prod. DOI:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b00926Congratulations !



  • January-2017: Satishchandra Philkhana successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations Dr. Satishchandra Philkhana!


  • December-2016: Remya successfully defended her thesis. Congratulations Dr. Remya Ramesh!


  • December-2016: Gajanan successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations Dr. Gajanan Raut!


  • September-2016: K. Kashinath successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations Dr. K. Kashinath!


  • September-2016: Dr D. Srinivasa Reddy receiving the prestigious "SHANTI SWARUP BHATNAGAR" award at the occasion of the 75th Foundation day of CSIR.


From left to right: Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy, Shri Y. S. Chowdary, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Dr. Girish Sahni



Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awardees with the honorable Prime Minister of India 

  • August-2016: The research paper of Satish Chandra Philkhana tiltled "Synthesis and biological evaluation of palmyrolide A macrocycles as sodium channel blockers towards neuroprotection" got accepted in Org. Biomol. Chem. DOI: 10.1039/c6ob01372d. Congratulations !



  • July-2016: The research paper of Santu Dhara, Vidya B. Gunjal and Kishor L. Handore tiltled "Solutin-Phase Synthesis of the Macrocyclic core of Teixobactin" got accepted in Eur. J. Org. Chem. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc201600778. Congratulations !




  • July-2016: The research paper of K. Kashinath tiltled "Molecules with O-acetyl group protect protein glycation by acetylating lysine residues" accepted in RSC Advances. DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11313C Congratulations !