Research Interests

image01 Enantioselective organocatalytic and Total synthesis of bioactive natural products
image01 C‒H functionalization
image01 Peptides and peptidomimetics

Selected Publications

image01 Organocatalytic Asymmetric Mannich Cyclization of Hydroxylactams with Acetals: Total Syntheses of (‒)-Epilupinine, (‒)-Tashiromine, and (‒)-Trachelanthamidine. Koley, D, Krishna, Y.; Srinivas, K.; Khan, A. A.; Kant, R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 13196−13200
image01Furan based Locked Z-Vinylogous y-Amino Acid Stabilizing Protein -Turn in Water-Soluble Cyclic 3 Tetrapeptides Krishna, Y.; Sharma, S.; Ampapathi, R. S.; Koley, D. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2084−2087
image01A biomimetic approach for bicyclic alkaloids using acetal pro-nucleophile: total synthesis of (±)-epilupinine and formal syntheses of (±)-laburnine, (±)-isoretronecanol (±)-tashiromine. Koley, D.; Srinivas, K.; Krishna, Y.; Gupta A. RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 3934−3937