Dr. Subrata Ghosh

Dr. Subrata Ghosh
Phone : 01905-300065
EMail : subrata[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in
subuch[at]gmail[dot]com
Address : School of Basic Sciences
IIT Mandi, PWD Rest House 2nd floor,
near Bus Stand, Mandi - 175001
India
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Research interests

  • Organic synthesis
  • Asymmetric catalysis
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Applied chemistry

Education

  • BSc (2000) from 'The University of Burdwan' in Chemistry
  • MSc (2002) from 'Visva-Bharati University' in Organic Chemistry
  • PhD (2006) from 'IIT Guwahati' in Organic synthesis (Advisor: Prof. A. T. Khan)

Postdoctoral Research Experience

  • 2006-2008 -- Bar-Ilan University, Israel (with Prof. J. P. Lellouche)
  • 2008-2009 -- Case Western Reserve University, USA (with Prof. G. P. Tochtrop)
  • 2009-2010 -- AvH Fellow, University of Leipzig, Germany (with Prof. C. Schneider)

Publications in Refereed Journals:

  1. Imine containing benzophenone scaffold as an efficient chemical device to detect selectively Al3+. S. Sinha, R. R. Koner, S. Kumar, J. Mathew, P. V. Monisha, I. Kazi, S. Ghosh, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 345.
  2. Interfacing water soluble nanomaterials with fluorescence chemosensing: Graphene quantumdot to detect Hg2+ in 100% aqueous solution. H. Chakraborti, S. Sinha, S. Ghosh, S. K. Pal, Mater. Lett. 2013, 97, 78.
  3. Carboxylated ‘locking unit’ directed ratiometric probe design, synthesis and application in selective recognition of Fe3+/Cu2+. S. Sinha, S. Kumar, R. R. Koner, J. Mathew, C. K. Nandi, S. Ghosh, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 6271.
  4. 2-Aminopyridine derivative as fluorescence 'On-Off' molecular switch for selective detection of Fe3+/Hg2+. R. R. Koner, S. Sinha, S. Kumar, C. K. Nandi, S. Ghosh. Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 2302.
  5. J. -P. Lellouche, Z. Pomerantz, S. Ghosh. Towards hybrid carbazole/pyrrole-based carboxylated monomers: chemical synthesis, characterization, and electro-oxidation properties. Tetrahedron Letters., 52:6903-6907, 2011.
  6. J. -P. Lellouche, Z. Pomerantz, R. Persky, H. E. Gottlieb, S. Ghosh. Star-shaped dendritic molecules based on carboxylated carbazole and pyrrole as peripheral oxidizable units. Synth. Met., 161:2378-2383, 2011.
  7. Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Analogues of a Novel Inhibitor of β-Amyloid Secretion. Enakshi Chakrabarti, Subrata Ghosh, Sushabhan Sadhukhan, Lawrence Sayre, Gregory P. Tochtrop and Jonathan D. Smith. J. Med. Chem. 2010, 53, 5302-5319.
  8. Copper-Bipyridine-catalyzed Enantioselective a-Amination of β-Ketoesters. Subrata Ghosh, Mecheril Valsan Nandakumar, Harald Krautscheid and Christoph Schneider. Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 1860-1862.
  9. The Syntheses and Applications of β-Benzylmercaptoethylamine Derivatives. Gregory P. Tochtrop, Sushabhan Sadhukhan, Rik Rani Koner and Subrata Ghosh. Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 10515-10534. (Review article)
  10. Enantioselective Synthesis of a Novel Chiral 2,9-Disubstituted 1,10-Phenanthroline and First Applications in Asymmetric Catalysis. M. V. Nandakumar, Subrata Ghosh and Christoph Schneider. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 6393-6398.
  11. A New Strategy for the Synthesis of β-Benzylmercaptoehtylamine Derivatives. Subrata Ghosh and Gregory P. Tochtrop. Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 1723-1726.
  12. Capacitance, Spectroelectrochemistry and Conductivity of Polarons and Bipolarons in a Polydicarbazole Based Conducting Polymer. Zvika Pomerantz, Arie Zaban, Subrata Ghosh, Jean-Paul Lellouche, Germà Garcia Belmonte and Juan Bisquert. J. Electroanal. Chem. 2008, 614, 49-60
  13. A Simple Synthetic Protocol for Oxidation of Alkyl-Arenes into Ketones Using a Combination of HBr-H2O2. Abu T. Khan, Tasneem Parvin, Lokman H. Choudhury and Subrata Ghosh. Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 2271-2274.
  14. Silica Supported Perchloric Acid (HClO4-SiO2): A Highly Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for Geminal Diacylation of Aldehydes Under Solvent Free Conditions. Abu T. Khan, Lokman H. Choudhury and Subrata Ghosh. J. Mol. Cat. A: Chemical 2006, 255, 230-235.
  15. Perchloric Acid Impregnated on Silica Gel (HClO4/SiO2): A Versatile Catalyst for Michael Addition of Thiols to the Electron-Deficient Alkenes. Abu T. Khan, Subrata Ghosh and Lokman H. Choudhury. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 2226-2231.
  16. A Highly Efficient Synthetic Protocol for Tetrahydropyranylation/Depyranylation of Alcohols and Phenols. Abu T. Khan, Subrata Ghosh and Lokman H. Choudhury. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 4891-4896.
  17. Bromodimethylsulfonium Bromide: A Useful Reagent for Acylation of Alcohols, Phenols, Amines, Thiols, Thiophenols and 1,1-Diacylation of Aldehydes Under Solvent Free Conditions. Abu T. Khan, Samimul Islam, Adinath Majee, Tanmay Chattopadhyay, and Subrata Ghosh. J. Mol. Cat. A: Chemical 2005, 239, 158-165.
  18. Acetonyltriphenylphosphonium Bromide (ATPB): A Versatile Reagent for the Acylation of Alcohols, Phenols, Thiols and Amines and for 1,1-Diacylation of Aldehydes Under Solvent-Free Conditions. Abu T. Khan, Lokman H. Choudhury and Subrata Ghosh. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 2782-2787.
  19. A Catalytic Amount of Nickel (II) Chloride Hexahydrate and 1, 2- Ethanedithiol is a Good Combination for the Cleavage of Tetrahydropyranyl (THP) and tert-Butyldimethylsilyl (TBS) Ethers. Abu T. Khan, Samimul Islam, Lokman H. Choudhury and Subrata Ghosh. Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 9617-9621.
  20. Cupric Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4.5H2O): A Mild and Efficient Catalyst for Tetrahydropyranylation/Depyranylation of Alcohols and Phenols. Abu T. Khan, Lokman H. Choudhury and Subrata Ghosh. Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 7891-7894.
  21. A Simple and Useful Synthetic Protocol for Selective Deprotection of tert-Butyldimethylsilyl (TBS) Ethers. Abu T. Khan, Subrata Ghosh and Lokman H. Choudhury. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 2198-2204.
  22. A Simple and Practical Synthetic Protocol for Acetalisation, Thioacetalisation and Transthioacetalisation of Carbonyl Compounds under Solvent-Free Conditions. Abu T. Khan, Ejabul Mondal, Subrata Ghosh, and Samimul Islam. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 2002-2009.
  23. A Highly Efficient and Chemoselective Synyhetic Protocol for Tetrahydropyr-anylation/Depyranylation of Alcohols and Phenols. Abu T. Khan, Ejabul Mondal and Ballav M. Bora, Subrata Ghosh. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 4113-4117.

Conferences/ Symposia

  1. Cupric Sulphate Pentahydrate (CuSO4.5H2O): A Mild and Efficient Catalyst for Tetrahydropyranylation /depyranylation of Alcohols and Phenols. Abu T. Khan, Lokman H. Choudhury and Subrata Ghosh. "International conference on Chemistry Biology Interface Synergistic New Frontiers" (CBISNF 2004) 21st to 26th November 2004. (Organized by Dr. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research, University of Delhi).
  2. Catalytic Amount of Nickel (II) Chloride Hexahydrate and 1, 2- Ethanedithiol is a Good Combination for the Cleavage of Tetrahydropyranyl (THP) and tert-Butyldimethylsilyl (TBS) Ethers. Abu T. Khan, Lokman H. Choudhury and Subrata Ghosh. "National Symposium on Chemistry at the Inorganic and Organic Interphase," 6th to 7th December 2004 organized by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  3. An Efficient Method for Chemoselective Oxidation of Alkyl Arenes and Secondary Alcohols. Abu T. Khan, Subrata Ghosh and Lokman H. Choudhury. IUPAC sponsored 2nd "International Symposium on Green/Sustainable Chemistry," 10th to 13th January 2006, organized by University of Delhi and NJIT.
  4. Stabilization of Magnetite Nanoparticles Toward Aggregation. A Conceptually New Approach Using Functional Conducting Polymers. Amit Haviv, Subrata Ghosh and Jean-Paul Lellouche. "Ist NACBO International Nanobiotechnology Conference", 11th to 13th September 2006, Organized by Universita Degli Studi Di Urbino "Carlo Bo", Italy
  5. Catalytic and Highly Enantioselective a-Amination of β-Ketoesters. Subrata Ghosh, M. V. Nandakumar and Christoph Schneider. 2nd German-Indian symposium. 2nd German-Indian Symposium on "Frontiers of Chemistry," 16th to 19th September, 2009, Organized by University of Leipzig, Germany.

Academic and Professional Achievements

  • Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellowship - 2008
  • Qualified in National Eligibility Test (NET) - 2002
  • Qualified in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) - 2002
  • Best poster award at "Ist NACBO International Nanobiotechnology Conference", Italy.
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