Ramesh wins Ramanujan Fellowship for five years
SERB(DST) sanctions Extra Mural Fund for the group
Nandhuraj have started his minor project work in Ramesh’s lab. Welcome Nandhu!
Arun Madathil and Osheen Shajan have started their major project dissertation work in Ramesh’s lab. Welcome Arun and Osheen!
Congratulations to the team: Vetrivelan, Anjana, Vigknesh and Tamilselvi worked on chelation-free hydroacylation of alkynes!
Dr. Venkadesh is moving to Arizona State University for post-doctoral research and we wish the best.
Congratulations Dr. Venkadesh for successfully defending his thesis and best wishes for your post-doctoral research in Arizona State University.
Well done Ramadevi and Bincy, for your work "Unravelling the Mechanism of Nickel Mediated Cross-Electrophile Electrophile Coupling Between Katritzky Salts and Acid Chlorides" published in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry.
Vidya Jose has started as the major project student in Ramesh's lab. Welcome, Vidya!
Guru Vigknesh has started as the major project student in Ramesh's lab. Welcome, Vigknesh!
Venkadesh will shortly move to Arizona State University, USA for his post-doctoral position.
Kudos to Venkadesh and Anirban for your work "Interception of Nickel Hydride Species and Its Application in Multicomponent Reactions" published in Organic Letters.
Congratulations to our Master's student Elgin on his new job as a Scientific Officer in State Forensic Science Laboratory, Kerala Police Service.
All the best Dr. Feba Thomas for your new venture as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Greenwich, UK.
Congratulations Vetrivelan for Best oral presentation award at the JNOST-2022 conference
Well done Venkadesh, Vetrivelan (equal share) and Bincy. Intriguing role of AgF in Nickel catalyzed silylation is demystified by the team work lead by Venkadesh and got accepted in Inorg. Chem., ACS Publication.
A small review on Trimethylsilylmagnesium iodide, congratulations to Vetrivelan!
Kudos to Ms. Revathi Chandrasekaran for winning the poster prize in the ChemSci2021: Leaders in the Field Symposium organized by the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, in association with the Royal Society of Chemistry and journal Chemical Science.
Congratulations to the team work led by Revathi, Feba and Krishna on synthesis of silylzinc reagents and applications!
Congratulations to BS-MS major project student Ardra K, who has been accepted into the PhD programme at JNIU Galway, Ireland, UK. Many congratulations on your upcoming accolades.
Feba, congratulations on successfully defending your viva exam. She received her Ph.D.
A warm welcome to Anjana V.M as a Ph.D. student in the RR group and all the best for your research in our group!!
Congratulations to the team work led by Vetrivelan, Anirban and Ardra on cross-coupling of aldehydes!
Well done Venkadesh, Vetrivelan (equal share) and Bincy, the first report on enantiospecific silylation via C-OMe cleavage!
The popular organic chemistry portal highlights our work: Link to the article.
Congratulations to MS. Feba Thomas Pulikkottil for securing the Royal Society of Chemistry Best Oral Presentation Prize at PhD Students’ Chemical Science Slam organised by Royal Society of Chemistry and IISER Thiruvananthapuram Chemistry Club on 02nd December 2020.
She also secures the Prof. S.K. Talapatra award under the young scientist category by the Indian Chemical Society in the International Conference on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences (RTCS-OBC 2020) from the organic and bio-chemistry division.
The group welcomes two batch16 major students Ardra K and Krishna Suresh. Hearty welcome to the group.
Congratulations Mr. Rohith Valavil Suku (BS-MS major project student) for securing a position in Jagiellonian University, Karakow, Poland. All the best for your future endeavors.
Our BS-MS students Rohith (Organic letters), Elgin and Ajun (ChemistrySelect) co-authored in publications for their excellent work in catalysis.
our first work on "Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Alkyl Carboxylic Acid Derivatives with Pyridinium salts via C－N Bond Cleavage" is featured as most read articles in Organic Letters..
Well done Feba Thomas Pulikottil, Ramadevi Pilli (equal share) and Rohith Valavil Suku, our first work on "Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Alkyl Carboxylic Acid Derivatives with Pyridinium salts via C－N Bond Cleavage" is accepted in Organic Letters (impact factor 6.555).
Chandu G Krishnan (BS-MS major project student) has secured a Ph.D. position in Osaka University, Japan. Congrats Chandu!
Well done Vetrivelan and Venkadesh (equal share), our first work on cross-coupling reaction titled 'Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reaction of Carbamates with Silylmagnesium Reagents' accepted in Journal of Catalysis (impact factor 7.932).
A warm welcome to Anirban Ganguly as a Ph.D. student in the RR group and all the best for your research in our group!!
Ajun E Muthu has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Ajun!
Elgin Carlose has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Elgin!
Rohith V S has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Rohith!
Congratulations to team effort of Feba Thomas, Ramadevi, Vetrivelan and Chandu for a publication on 'A free radical reduction and cyclization of alkyl halides mediated by FeCl2' in Chemcatchem.
Bincy Chindan, welcome to RR group for the major project and all the best to continue as a research scholar in our group!!
Hearty congrats to Ramadevi and team for a publication on ' Iron-Catalyzed Protodehalogenation of Alkyl and Aryl Halides Using Hydrosilanes' in OBC.
Chandu G Krishnan has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Chandu!
Revathi chandrashekar (earlier project assistant) successfuly defended her Ph.D. interview and joins the group as a Ph.D. scholar. Well done Revathi!
The group welcomes minor project students; Arun, Nithin and Athira.
Feba Thomas Pulikkuttil got promoted to SRF (Senior Research Fellow), congrats!
The group welcomes Revathi Chandrasekaran (Project Assistant).
Ramadevi Pilli got promoted as a Ph.D student.
The group welcomes summer fellows; Sethupathi S, Pooja Suresh and Sathish.
The group welcomes IISER summer fellows; Chandu G Krishnan, Vikrant Nauhvar, Mintu Rehman.
The group has moved to the permanent campus located in Vithura.
The group welcomes Venkadesh Balakrishnan (Ph.D. Student), Sara Abraham (minor project), Reshnu Raj (minor project).
The group welcomes Vetrivelan Murugesan (Project Assistant).
The group welcomes Revathi Lakshmi P (BS-MS Student).
IISER-T'Puram Scientist wins Ramanujan Fellowship.... MORE
The group welcomes Feba Thomas (Ph.D. Student).
Ramesh has been awarded the prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship. More details about the fellowship can be seen.... MORE
The group received research grant from SERB (Extra Mural Research) to conduct research on Asymmetric Catalysis.