Education and Appointments

·         2015 – Present: Senior Scientist, Organic Chemistry Division, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

·         2011 – 2015: Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern Medical Center Mentor: Prof Uttam K. Tambar

2006 – 2011: PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University Mentor: Prof Salvatore D. Lepore

 2001 – 2003: MSc in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India Mentor: Prof Faiz A. Khan CPI (Grade): 9.1/10.0, 2nd Rank

1998 – 2003: BSc in Chemistry (Hons), RK Mission Residential College, Narendrapur;  Calcutta University, India; 1st Class, 70% total marks, 12th rank 



Selected Publications

·         Maity, P.; Pemberton, R. P.; Tantillo, D. J.; Tambar, U. K. Bronsted Acid Catalyzed Enantioselective Indole Aza-Claisen Rearrangement Mediated by an Arene CH-O Interaction    

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16380-16383.

·         Maity, P.; Lepore, S. D. Catalytic Synthesis of Nonracemic Azaproline Derivatives by Cyclization of β-Alkynyl Hydrazines under Kinetic Resolution Conditions Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 8338-8341.

·         Maity, P.; Lepore, S. D. Anion Catalyzed Addition of γ-Silylallenyl Esters to Aldehydes: A New Entry into [3.2.1] Bicyclic Natural Products J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 4196-4197.

·         Maity, P.; Lepore, S. D. Selective One-Pot Synthesis of Allenyl and Alkynyl Esters from β-Ketoesters J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 158-162.