Invited Lectures



2014



122. "Asymmetric Syntheses of Natural Products and New Molecular Scaffolds", at "Chiral India 2014" held in Holiday Inn at Mumbai, November 13-14, 2014.

121. "Domino Reactions in Syntheses of Natural Products and Pharmaceutically Important Heterocycles" at Indo-French Meeting held in Pondicherry during November 10-12, 2014.

120. "The Role of Organic Synthesis and Natural Products in Drug Discover" at DST Inspire Workshop held at Devanga Arts College, Aruppukottai on October 10, 2014.

119. "New Strategies for Syntheses of Natural Products and New Molecular Scaffolds" at Piramal Life Sciences on September 29, 2014.

118. "Diels-Alder Reaction" A Reaction in Demand for Multiple C-C Bond Formation" at the Academy Sponsored Workshop at Devanga Arts College, Aruppukottai on July 18, 2014.

117. "Organic Synthesis: Where are we now?" at the Academy Sponsored Workshop at Devanga Arts College, Aruppukottai on July 18, 2014.

116. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at ICOS 20 held Budapest during June 30 to July 5, 2014

115. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at EPSCRI, on June 27, 2014

114. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at BASF, Ludwigshafen on June 25, 2014

113. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at NOST meeting held at Agra during May 29-31 2014

112. "Metathetic Strategies for Syntheses of Natural and Natural Product like Molecules" at "National Conference on Evolutionary Trends in Biological and Pharmaceutical > Chemistry (NCETBP - 2014) on January 30, 2014 at Holy Cross College, Trichy

111. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at "NIICT 14 held in IICT Hyderabad on March 3, 2014

110. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at "NIICT 14 held in IICT Hyderabad on March 3, 2014.

109. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" Prof. C. Srinivasan Endowment Lecture at Madurai Kamaraj University on January 27, 2014.

108. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at "National Symposium in Frontier Areas in Chemistry-II" held in American College on January 26, 2014

107. "Hybrid Natural Products to New Molecular Scaffolds: Carbohydrates All the Way". at "Advances in Glycochemistry" held in IIT Bombay on January 20, 2014.

2013



106. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and New Molecular Scaffolds" at "National Conference on Chirality 2013" held at M. S. University, Baroda on December 7, 2013

105. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at University of Leipzig on November 13, 2013.

104. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and New Molecular Scaffolds" at BASF, Ludwigshafen on November 11, 2013.

103. "A Copper Catalyzed 3-Fold C-N Bond Formation to N-Pyridyl Heterocycles" at National Symposium on Frontiers in Organic Chemistry at University of Hyderabad on October 12, 2013.

102. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and New Molecular Scaffolds" at the occasion of Dr. K. Nagarajan's 83rd Birthday at Hikal Pharma in Bengaluru on September 16, 2013.

101. "A Hybrid Approach to New Molecular Scaffolds" at 15th ACC in Singapore during August 19-23, 2013

100. "Metathetic Strategies for Syntheses of Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at 20th International Symposium on Metathesis and Related Reactions (ISOM -20) held in Nara during July 13-18, 2013.

99. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at IFCOS 2013 held in Goa during April 1-2, 2013.

98. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at University of Edinburgh on March 26, 2013.

97. "Molecules, New Molecules and More Molecules: A Hybrid Approach" at Strathclyde University on March 25, 2013.

96. "Hybrid Natural Products: Nature's Inspiration and Opportunities for Synthetic Chemists" at 2nd Indo-UK Med Chem Conference held at IICT Hyderabad March 22-23, 2013.

95. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at Chennai Chemistry Conference held in CLRI during February 7-8, 2013

94. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and New Molecular Scaffolds" CRSI Bronze Medal Lecture at BHU during February 1-3, 2013.

93. "Hybrid Natural Products: Nature's Inspiration and Opportunities for Synthetic Chemists" at ICRMAST 2013 held in NIT Suratkal during January 18-19, 2013.

2012



92. "The Role of Organic Synthesis in Drug Discovery" at Academy Sponsored Workshop held in Central University, Thiruvarur on September 22, 2012.

91. "Evolution and Revolution in Organic Synthesis" at Academy Sponsored Workshop held in Central University, Thiruvarur on September 22, 2012

90. "Hybrid Natural Products: Nature's Inspiration and Opportunities for Synthetic Chemists" at CFM 2013 held in Goa during August 14-16, 2012.

89. "Learning from Nature: From Natural Products to New Molecular Scaffolds" at ICOS 19 held in Melbourne during July 1-6, 2012

88. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at University of Hyderabad on February 17, 2012.

2011



87. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at NSOC IV at Jadavpur University on February 3, 2011.

86. "Nature Inspired Diverted Total Synthesis" at Periyar University, Salem on February 17, 2011.

85. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at NIT Suratkal on February 18, 2011.

84. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at RTOS 2011 at Bharathidasan University, Trichy on February 24, 2011.

83. "Natural Products in Drug Discovery" at Vivekananda College, Madurai on February 25, 2011.

82. "Hybrid Natural Products: A Potential Source for Drug Discovery" at Fourth Indo-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium held at UC-Irvine, April 15-18, 2011

81. "Hybrid Approach to New Molecular Scaffolds" at ILS, Hyderabad on June 13, 2011

80. "Hybrid Natural Products: A Potential Source for Drug Discovery" at University of Hyderabad, June 14 2011.

79. "Organic Synthesis: Where are we now?" at Madurai Kamaraj University, July 22, 2011.

78. "Natural Products in Drug Discovery" at Madurai Kamaraj University, July 22, 2011.

77. "Organic Synthesis in Drug Discover" at NIT, Tiruchi, October 22, 2011

76. "Hybrid Natural Products: A Potential Source for Drug Discovery" at IIT Madras, November 11, 2011.

75. "Organic Synthesis in Drug Discover" at Queen Mary College, Chennai, December 1, 2011

74. "Organic Synthesis in Drug Discovery" at Queen Mary College, Chennai, December 2, 2011.

2010



73. "Agonies and Ecstasies in Total Synthesis" at FICS 2010 at IIT Guwahati

72. "Learning from Nature: From Natural Products to New Molecular Scaffolds" at Panacea Biotec, Chandigarh

71. "Learning from Nature: From Natural Products to New Molecular Scaffolds" at 2nd DDNPTM, NIPER, Chandigarh

70. "Curiosity Driven Domino Effect in Syntheses of Unnatural Products" at Anthem Biosciences, Bangalore

69. "A Non Aldol Strategy to Palmerolide A, Callystatin A and Phostriecin" at IFCOS VI meeting at Villard de Lans, France

68. "Learning from Nature: From Natural Products to Designer Molecules" at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

67. "A Non Aldol Strategy to Palmerolide A, Callystatin A and Phostriecin" at ESF-COST Conference on Natural Products, Medicine and Biology, Italy

66. "Learning from Nature: From Natural Products to Designer Molecules" at IRCC Best Paper Award Lecture, IIT Bombay

65. "A Non Aldol Strategy to Palmerolide A, Callystatin A and Phostriecin" at IICT, Hyderabad

64. "Curiosity Driven Domino Effect in Syntheses of Unnatural Products" at Dupont Knowledge Center, Hyderabad

63. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and Natural Product like Molecules" at Syngenta Crop Protection, Stein, Switzerland

62. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and Natural Product like Molecules" at M. S. University, Vadodara

61. "Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Natural Product like Molecules" at Syngenta R & T Centre, Goa

60. "New Verstatile Strategies for Syntheses of Biologically Active Natural Products" at Syngenta R & T Centre, Goa

2009



59. "New Verstatile Strategies for Natural Products and Natural Product like Molecules" at University of Madras, Chennai

58. "New Verstatile Strategies for Natural Products and Natural Product like Molecules" at IACS, Kolkata

57. "New Verstatile Strategies for Syntheses of Platensimycin, Palmerolide A and C-Aryl Glycosides" at 2nd German-Indo Symposium at University of Leipzig, Germany

56. "Nature to Natural Products and More" at Nycomed, Mumbai

55. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and Natural Product like Molecules" at Department of Chemistry, UMASS, Amherst, USA

54. "Challenges and Opportunities in Syntheses of Natural Products and Natural Product like Molecules" at NCI, Bethesda, USA

53. "Challenges and Opportunities in Target and Diversity-Oriented Syntheses" at Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals, Bangalore

52. "New Strategies for Syntheses of Platensimycin, Palmerolide A and C-Aryl Glycosides" at NOST meeting at Goa

51. "Organic Synthesis: Where are we now?" at Lecture Workshop on Frontiers in Chemistry at National College, Trichy

50. "New Strategies for Syntheses of Platensimycin, Palmerolide A and C-Aryl Glycosides" at Indo-French Meeting on Organic Synthesis, Coorg, Karnataka

49. "Challenges in the Discovery and Synthesis of New Antibiotics" at National Workshop on Advances in Organic Chemistry and Allied Applications at NIT, Suratkal

48. "Evolution and Revolution in Organic Synthesis" at National Workshop on Advances in Organic Chemistry and Allied Applications at NIT, Suratkal

47. "Evolution in Organic Synthesis: From Wohler's Urea to Green Chemistry" at National Symposium in Environmentally Benign Synthetic Methodologies at Kakatiya University, Warrangal

2008



46. "Synthetic Studies on Platensimycin and Platencin" at In-House Symposium-IIT Bombay

45. "Metathesis: More than a New Chapter in C=C Formation" at National Symposium on Challenges in Front of Chemists in the Global Scenerio, at Aruppukottai

44. "New Strategies for Synthesis of Natural Products and Natural product Like Molecules" at Orchid Pharmaceuticals, Chennai

43. "Challenges and Opportunities in Target and Diversity-Oriented Synthesis" at Prof. S. Sivasubramaniam Endowment Lecture, Madurai Kamaraj University

42. "Challenges and Opportunities in Organic Synthesis: Nature to Natural Products and More" at Ipca Laboratories, Mumbai

41. "New Strategies for Synthesis of Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at Advinus Therapauetics, Pune

2007



40. "New Versatile Strategies for Platensimycin, Angucyclinones and C-Aryl Glycosides" at C&FC (2007)-NTU, Singapore

39. "Nature to Natural Products and More" at University of Zurich, Switzerland

38. "Nature to Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at University of Geneva, Switzerland

37. "Challenges in Discovery and Syntheses of New Antibiotics" at Anthem Biosciences, Bangalore

36. "Challenges in Discovery and Syntheses of Antibiotics: From a Synthetic Chemists Perspective" at Department of Chemistry, University of Goa

35. "DOSA to Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad

34. "DOSA to Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Ahmedabad

33. "Nature to Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at Hikal Research Center, Bangalore

32. "New Strategies for Angucyclinones, Platensimycin and C-Aryl Glycosides" at ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

31. "Simplicity to Complexity Through Diversity: New Strategies for Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at University of Zurich, Switzerland

30. "DOSA to Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

29. "New Strategies for Syntheses of Bioactive Natural Products and Natural Product Like Molecules" at University of Fribourg, Switzerland

28. "Evolution of Organic Synthesis: From Target-Oriented Synthesis to Diversity-Oriented Synthesis" at National Seminar on Frontier Areas in Chemistry at Thiagarajar College, Madurai

27. "Challenges and Opportunities in Synthesis: Nature to Natural Products and More" at Sun Pharma Research Center, Baroda

2006



26. "New Synthetic Strategies for Angucyclinones and C-Aryl Glycosides" at CCNP International Symposium, IICT, Hyderabad

25. "New Strategies for Syntheses of Natural and Unnatural Products" at IIT Madras, Chennai

24. "Synthesis: An Ever Challenging and Enjoyable Pathway to Natural Products and More" at Shasun Research Centre, Chennai

23. "Nature to Natural Products and More"at Dabur Research Foundation, Ghaziabad

22. "Metathetic Approaches to Hybrid Natural Products" at ACS-CSIR Meeting, IICT, Hyderabad

2005



21. "Metathetic Strategies in Natural and Non-Natural Products' Synthesis" at SICC-4, Singapore

20. "Synthetic Studies on Tubulin Binding Anticancer Agents" at Indo-Russian Joint Seminar at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

19. "Nature to Natural Products and More" at IFCOS Symposium, IICT, Hyderabad

18. "New Strategies towards the Synthesis of Eleutherobin, a Marine Natural Product" at NPMC-2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

17. "Chiron Approach to Natural Products and More" at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Boston, USA

16. "Nature to Natural Products and More" at Regional Research Laboratory, Trivandrum

15. "Nature to Natural Products and More" at Prof. S. Swaminathan's Endowment Lecture, University of Madras

14. "Hybrid Natural Products: Nature's Inspiration and Opportunities for Synthetic Chemists" at 2nd Regional CRSI Symposium in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli

2004



13. "New Strategies in Syntheses of Natural and Unnatural Products" at Dr. Reddy's Research Foundation, Hyderabad

12. "New Strategies in Syntheses of Natural and Unnatural Products" at University of Hyderabad

11. "New Strategies in Syntheses of Natural and Unnatural Products" at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

10. "Ideal Synthesis and Realistic Solutions" at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

9. "Metathetic and Cycloaddition Approaches to Natural and Unnatural Products" at IIT Delhi

8. "Towards an Ideal Synthesis: Where are we now" at University of Mumbai, Kaligna Campus, Organized by RSC West India Section

7. "New Strategies for Pseudo Natural Products" at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Boston, USA

6. "Metathetic Approaches to Natural Products and More" at University of Fribourg, Switzerland

5 "Hybrid Natural Products: Nature's Inspiration and Opportunities for Synthetic Chemists" at In-House Symposium, IIT Bombay

2003



4. "Synthetic Studies on Eleutherobin" at SInCCS-2, IIT Bombay

3. "Synthetic Studeis on Eleutherobin, an anticancer agent" at S. K. Pharmaceuticals, New Jersey, USA

2. "Synthetic Studies on Taxol and Eleutherobin" at University of Geneva, Switzerland

2002



1. "Synthetic Studies on Anticancer Agents" at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai