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Ramana Reddy, JNCASR, CV

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Ramana Reddy, JNCASR, CV

  1. 1. Dr. Golipalli Ramana Reddy Polymer Chemistry Laboratory, New Chemistry Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, India -560064 Mobile: + 91 9739064838 Email: rreddy@jncasr.ac.in ramanareddy012@gmail.com Date of birth: 10th Jan, 1986 Nationality- Indian Present Position Research Associate (1st Aug 2016-present) at Synergia Biosciences for developing formulations. 1st Jan2010-31st Jun2016 Ph.D student. Research Supervisor: Prof. Sridhar Rajaram. Dissertation Title: Design of New Methods for the Synthesis of α-Amino Esters. Industrial Experience 1. Junior chemist at GVK Biosciences, Hyderabad from June 2009 to December 2009. Academic Background 1. 2012-2016 June31st : Senior Research Fellow (Ph.D), Advisor Prof. Sridhar Rajaram, JNCASR, Bangalore. 2. 2010-2011: Junior Research Fellow (Ph.D), Advisor Prof. Sridhar Rajaram, JNCASR, Bangalore. 3. 2007-2009: M.Sc. chemistry (71.7%), Univ. College of Science, Osmania University. 4. 2004-2007: B.Sc. M.P.C (76.7%), A.V. College, Osmania University. Skills Acquired 1. Expertise in preparing microemulsions of API. 2. Expertise in stabilizing the microemulsions using different excipients. 3. Good knowledge of excipients for liquid dosage forms. 4. Expertise in design and execution of multi-step synthesis. 5. Well trained in standard Schlenk techniques for handling air and moisture sensitive reagents. 6. Expertise in handling toxic, pyrophoric and hygroscopic materials. 7. Purification techniques: Distillation, recrystallization, chromatography (analytical and preparative). 8. Hands on experience in using NMR, HPLC, Chiral HPLC, GC/MS, LC/MS, IR, Polarimeter. 9. Well trained in method development for separation of chiral compounds in HPLC. 10. Well trained in software: Chemdraw, Scifinder, Origin, MS offfice. Research Experience 1. Resolving ambident nucleophilicity of nitronate ion: application in the synthesis of α- amino esters.
  2. 2. 2. Role of cation–π interactions in the reactivity of aryl phenyl carbonates. 3. Asymmetric synthesis of β-hydroxy α-amino acids. 4. Multistep synthesis of bi-functional organo catalyst. 5. Stable microemulsion formulation for API. Publications 1. Reddy, G. R.; Mukherjee, D.; Chittoory, A. K.; Rajaram, S. Unusual Reactivity of Nitronates with an Aryl Alkyl Carbonate: Synthesis of α-Amino Esters. Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 5874-5877. 2. Reddy, G. R.; Avadhani, S. A.; Rajaram, S. Activation of Benzyl Aryl Carbonates: The Role of Cation-π Interactions. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 4134-4141. 3. Reddy, G. R.; Ramesh, M. S; Rajaram, S. Synthesis of optically pure β-Hydroxy α- Amino Acids using commercially available catalyst (DHQ)2AQN catalyst (manuscript under preparation). Other Skills 1. Mentored graduate and undergraduate students in their projects, which improved teaching skills, leadership qualities and problem solving abilities. 2. Worked as a teaching assistant for the graduate course: Advanced Organic Chemistry. Awards & Acheivemet 1. 2009 Research Fellowship by qualifying National Eligibility Test, CSIR, India (All over India Rank 59). 2. 2007 Secured 18th rank in the eligibility test for the M.Sc in organic chemistry conducted by Osmania University. Conference Presentation/Participation 1. "Acylation of Nitro Alkanes: Preparation of α-Amino Acids" Chemical Frontiers 2013 at Goa (poster presentation). 2. "Unusual Reactivity of Nitronates with an Aryl Alkyl Carbonate: Preparation of α- Amino Acids" In-House Symposium 2013 at JNCASR (oral presentation). References Prof. Sridhar Rajaram (Advisor) ICMS, JNCASR, Jakkur Bangalore-560064, India Email: rajaram@jncasr.ac.in Ph: (91)80-22082560 Prof. H. Ila, FNA, FASc, Hindustan Lever Research Professor NCU, JNCASR, Jakkur Bangalore-560064, India Email: hila@jncasr.ac.in Prof. Subi Jacob George NCU, JNCASR, Jakkur Bangalore-560064, India Email: george@jncasr.ac.in

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