Research Interests

Design and Synthesis of antiinfective agents

image01 Search for new antimicrobials, antimalarials and antileishmanials
image01 Repositioning of bioactives for new leads
image01 Repositioning of bioactives for new leadsOpen Source programs

Development of chemistry associated with the Morita-Baylis-Hillman reaction

image01 Search for new fast reacting electrophiles
image01 Synthesis of novel synthetic intermediates
image01 Synthesis of heterocycles-
   -Drug scaffolds
   -Natural products and natural product mimics

Transition-metal-based reactions

image01 Decarboxylative coupling
image01 Isonitrile insertion
image01 Oxidative C-H activation
image01 Multicomponent reactions

Iodine-mediated cascade reactions