Mr. Kambale Digambar Abasaheb (CSIR-SRF)

Mr. Digambar Kambale received his M.Sc Organic Chemistry  (2011-2013) and B. Sc Chemistry (2008-2011) from Solapur University, Solapur, Maharashtra. After successful completion of masters he secured All India Rank 101 in CSIR-JRF examination conducted jointly by UGC-CSIR, India. He joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in January-2015 as a JRF-CSIR. He is currently working on the development of novel synthetic methodologies involving transition metal salts catalyzed cycloisomerization of internal alkyne-ols and stereo-controlled total synthesis of biologically active natural products.       
Phone: Mobile: +91 8698016300; e-mail:
digambar.ncl@gmail.com

 

Mr. Sagar S. Thorat (CSIR-SRF)

Mr. Sagar S. Thorat received his M.Sc Organic Chemistry  (2012-2014) from Solapur Univrsity, Solapur and B. Sc Chemistry (2009-2012) from Shivaji University,  Kolhapur, Maharashtra. After successful completion of masters, he secured All India Rank 50 in CSIR-JRF examination conducted jointly by UGC-CSIR, India. He joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in July-2015 as a JRF-CSIR. He is currently working on the development of novel synthetic methodologies involving transition metal salts catalyzed domino reactions of aromatic alkynes and stereo-controlled total synthesis of biologically active natural products.       
 
Phone: Mobile: +91 7350422251;  e-mail: ss.thorat@ncl.res.in

Mr. Pratapure Madhukar Shivaji(CSIR-SRF)

Mr. Pratapure Madhukar Shivaji received his M.Sc Organic Chemistry  (2012-2014) and B. Sc Chemistry (2009-2012) from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. After successful completion of masters, he secured All India Rank 25 in CSIR-JRF examination conducted jointly by UGC-CSIR, India. He joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in July-2015 as a JRF-CSIR. He is currently working on the development of novel synthetic methodologies involving Iodine mediated  domino reactions of aromatic alkynes and stereo-controlled total synthesis of biologically active natural products.       
 
Phone: Mobile: +91 9970981109; e-mail: ms.pratapure@ncl.res.in  

Ms. Priyanka Kataria (UGC-SRF)

Ms. Priyanka Kataria received her M.Sc Chemistry  (2012-2014) from Central University of Rajasthan, India and B. Sc with Chemistry (2009-2012) from MDS University, Ajmer. After successful completion of masters she secured All India Rank 106 in CSIR-JRF examination conducted jointly by UGC-CSIR, India. She joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in January-2016 as a JRF-CSIR. She is currently working on stereoselctive total synthesis of  isoquinoline derived biologically potent natural products.

e-mail:p.kataria@ncl.res.in   

 

Mr. Balasaheb R. Borade (UGC-SRF)

Mr. Balasaheb R. Borade received his M.Sc Chemistry  (2013-2015) from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathawada University, Aurangabad, Maharashatra. and B. Sc with Chemistry (2010-2013) from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathawada University, Aurangabad. After successful completion of masters he secured All India Rank 67 in CSIR-JRF examination conducted jointly by UGC-CSIR, India. He joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in Aug-2016 as a JRF-CSIR. 

Phone: Mobile: +91 9730577670; e-mail: br.borade@ncl.res.in

Ms. Ashwini Nakate (DST-Inspire Fellow)

Ms. Ashwini Nakate received her M.Sc Chemistry  (2013-2015) from Babasaheb  Ambedkar   Marathawada University, Aurangabad, Maharashatra. and B. Sc with Chemistry (2010-2013) from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathawada University, Aurangabad. After successful completion of masters, She selected as DST Inspire Fellow. She joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in Aug-2016 as a Inspired Fellow.

 

Mr. R.Vinodkumar (CSIR-SRF)

Mr. R.Vinodkumar received his M.Sc Chemistry  (2015-2017) from Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana and B. Sc (2012-2015) from Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana. After successful completion of masters he secured All India Rank 179 in CSIR-JRF examination conducted jointly by UGC-CSIR, India. He joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in Aug-2018 as a JRF-CSIR. 

Phone: Mobile: 6281894932; email: r.vinodkumar@ncl.res.in

       Mrs. Megha Palange (CSIR-SRF)

       Mrs. Megha Palange received her M.Sc Chemistry  (2014-2016) from savitribai Phule Pune                         University, Maharashatra. and B. Sc with Chemistry (2010-2013) from Pune university. After                       successful completion of masters, She selected as CSIR-SRF. She joined Dr. Ravindar's                               research group in Aug-2020. 

 

 

            Ms. Pooja Ishvarappa Sambherao (DST-Inspire Fellow)

Ms. Pooja Sambherao received her M. Sc. Chemistry (2017-2019) from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. and B.Sc. (2014-2017) from Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. After successful completion of masters, She selected as a DST Inspire Fellow. She joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in Jan-2021 as a Inspire Fellow.         

 

            Mr. Sagar P. Shimpi (UGC-JRF)

Mr. Sagar P.Shimpi received his M.Sc Organic Chemistry  (2017-2019) from KBC North Maharashtra, University, Jalgaon Maharashtra. and B. Sc Chemistry (2014-2017) from North Maharashtra, University,  Maharashtra. After successful completion of masters he secured All India Rank 87 in CSIR-JRF examination jointly conducted by CSIR-UGC. He joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in Aug-2021 as a UGC-JRF.  

Phone: Mobile: +91 8788208170; 9765131211 e-mail: sp.shimpi@ncl.res.in

 

            Mr. Akshay Babusing Rathod (Project Associate I)

Mr. Akshay Babusing Rathod received his M.Sc Organic Chemistry  (2016-2018) and B. Sc Chemistry (2013-2016) from Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra. After successful completion of masters he qualified NET and GATE examination. After Working in CSIR- Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, J&K India, He joined Dr. Ravindar's research group in April-2021 as a project associate-I. He is currently working on Development of enantioselective o-electrophilic cascade annulation reaction using iron Lewis acid catalysis.      

 

 

Dr. Hemant Vilas Chavan (DST-SERB-TARE Fellow)

Dr. Hemant Vilas Chavan working as an assistant professor at Nya. Tatyasaheb Athalye Arts, Ved. S.R.Sapre Commerce & Vid. Dadasahb Pitre Science College Devrukh, Dist. Ratnagiri Maharashtra. He joined Dr. Kontham's group as a TARE (Teachers Associateship For Research Excellence) Fellow since November 2018. He is presently working on the synthesis of highly potent anticancer and anti-microbial natural products and their analogues.         
Phone: Mobile: +91 8888275969; e-mail: hv.chavan@ncl.res.in

           


Current M. Sc. Interns

 

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Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Rajesh Nomula : Dr. Rajesh  joined Dr. R. Kontham's group in 2016 as a National Post Docoral fellow he worked on total synthesis of biologically potent natural product.

Research Associates

1.  Dr. Sunil V. Gaikwad: Mr. Sunil joined Dr. Kontham's group in 2019 as a Research Associate on CSIR Inprotics project.

Project Assistants

1.  Mr. Hemant Dusane: Mr. Hemant joined Dr. Kontham's group in 2019 as a project assistant.

He joined as a Research Associate E1, in Lupin research park, Pune.

2.  Ms. Umeshwari Girase: Ms. Umeshwari joined Dr. Kontham's group in 2019 as a project assistant. 

3.  Mrs. Megha Palange: Ms. Megha joined Dr. Kontham's group in 2017 as a project assistant. She worked on the total synthesis of biologically active natural products.

4.  Ms. Mrudul Supekar: Ms. Mrudul joined Dr. Kontham's group in 2018 as a project assistant. She worked on the total synthesis of biologically active natural products.

5.  Mr. Aakash D. Nidhankar: Mr. Aakash joined Dr. Kontham's group in 2016 as a project assistant. He worked on the total synthesis of biologically active natural products.

M. Sc. Project Trainees

  1.  Mr. Shashikant Dattatraya Choudhari: M. Sc., Project Trainee (2016) @ Savitribai Phule Pune University

  2.  Mr. Hemant Dusane: M. Sc., Project Trainee (2017) @ Savitribai Phule Pune University

  3. Mr. Souvik Sadhu: M. Sc., Summer Internship (2017) @ Central University of Gujarat    

   joined as a project fellow at IIP-Dehradun

  4. Ms. Delna Johnson: M. Sc., Project Trainee (2018) @ Savitribai Phule Pune Universit 

  Joined as a PhD student at IIT-Gandhinagar under the guidence of Dr. Sivapriya Kirubakaran.

  5. Mr. Udayan Chaudhury: M. Sc., Summer Internship (2018) @ Central University of Gujarat

  6. Mr. Akshay Kumar: M. Sc., Summer Internship (2019) @ DAVV Indore

  7. Mr. Prasad N. Mishra: M. Sc., Project Trainee (2019) @ SPPU, Pune

  8. Ms. Rutuja P. Agarkar: M. Sc., Project Trainee (2019) @ SPPU, Pune

  9. Mr. Arun. Ch: M. Sc., Project Trainee (2020) @ Krishna University, Andhara Pradesh

10. Ms. Vimala C: M. Sc., Project Trainee (2020) @ Calicut University, Kerala

BS-MS Summer Internship

 1. Ms. Navyasree Venugopal:  BS-MS summer internship (2016) @ IISER Thiruvananthapuram, currently working as a PhD student in Dr.   Ullrich Jahn research group, Institute of Organic chemistry and Biochemistry, Prague, Czech Republic