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Dr. Ram Vishwakarma

Director
Chemistry
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
India

Biography

 Post-doctoral studies at the Cambridge University, England (with Sir Alan Battersby FRS on biosynthesis of Vitamin B12 and related corrins and porphyrins) (1991-1993).  Ph.D. (Medicinal Chemistry) from Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow. (Thesis Title: Structure, synthesis and medicinal chemistry of polyketide) (1981-1987). 

Research Interest

drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, natural-products chemistry, organic-synthesis, chemical-biology and glycobiology

Publications

  • Mehra, R.; Rani, C.; Mahajan, P.; Vishwakarma, R.A.; Khan, I.A.; Nargotra, A. Computationally Guided Identification of Novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis GlmU Inhibitory Leads, Their Optimization, and in Vitro Validation. ACS Combinatorial Science, 2016, 18, 100-16. 4

  • Sharma, R.; Patel, N.; Vishwakarma, R.A.; Bharatam , P.V.; Bharate, S.B. Metal-free oxidative cyclization of acetophenones with diamines: a facile access to phenylpyridines. Chemical Communication, 2016, 52, 1009-1012.

  • Magotra, A.; Nalli, Y.; Kushwaha, M.; Raina, C.; Gupta, A.P.; Ali, A.; Vishwakarma, R.A.; Chaubey, A. An efficient liquid chromatography tandem mass-spectrometry method for the quantification of borrelidin from Streptomyces rochei (ATCC 10739). Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2016, 91, 198–203.

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