Welcoming Dr S.S.V Ramasastry to the OBC Editorial Board

We are delighted to announce that Dr S.S.V Ramasastry has joined the OBC Editorial Board!

About Ramasastry:

Dr Ramasastry obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences in 2005 from the Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India), under the supervision of Prof. A. Srikrishna. He then pursued postdoctoral studies with Prof. Carlos F. Barbas, III at The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego (USA). After briefly working in industry, he became Assistant Professor in 2011 and then Associate Professor in 2017 at the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Mohali.

His research interests include the development of sustainable and atom economic reactions via organophosphine catalysis, palladium-catalyzed allylic alkylation reactions, one-pot cascade transformations employing sulfur ylides, and applying these strategies in the synthesis of bioactive natural products and pharmaceutically important compounds.

Find out more about Ramasastry on his webpage and check out some of his OBC publications below.

Phosphine- and water-promoted pentannulative aldol reaction
Bishnupada Satpathi, Lona Dutta and S. S. V. Ramasastry
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 1547-1551

A computational investigation of the solvent-dependent enantioselective intramolecular Morita–Baylis–Hillman reaction of enones
Nitin Kumar Singh, Bishnupada Satpathi, P. Balanarayan and S. S. V. Ramasastry
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 10212-10220

One-pot relay catalysis: divergent synthesis of furo[3,4-b]indoles and cyclopenta[b]indoles from 3-(2-aminophenyl)-1,4-enynols
Manisha, Seema Dhiman, Jopaul Mathew and S. S. V. Ramasastry
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 5563-5568

Di- and triheteroarylalkanes via self-condensation and intramolecular Friedel–Crafts type reaction of heteroaryl alcohols
Seema Dhiman and S. S. V. Ramasastry
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 8030-8035

Taming furfuryl cations for the synthesis of privileged structures and novel scaffolds
Seema Dhiman and S. S. V. Ramasastry
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 4299-4303

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