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Santosh Kumar Rath

M.Pharm, PhD from AcSIR, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Assistant Professor

  •  0135 – 7144000, 7144300
  • Specialisation

    Chemical Science (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

  • Research Interest

    Medicinal Chemistry and Organic Synthesis, Natural Product Chemistry, Synthetic Methodology, Synthesis of drug conjugates and lipid based multifunctional nanoformulations

  • Brief Profile

    Mr. Santosh Kumar Rath is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy. Mr. Rath is an organic and medicinal chemist having over 7 years of experience in research, academia and industry. Presently he has submitted his doctoral thesis to AcSIR with the supervision of Dr. Sanjib Das, Principal Scientist, Materials Chemistry Department at CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR-IMMT), Bhubaneswar, India. Formerly, he worked as an Associate Professor and Research Head at the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Danteswari College of Pharmacy, Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh. He also worked as Research Associate (CSIR-RA) in School of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India. He got awarded Senior Research Fellowship (ICMR-SRF) from ICMR, New Delhi India and did research work at CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR-IIIM), Jammu, India. Mr. Santosh has published more than 15 research papers in reputed journals and filed 1 Indian patent. He is working on isolation & characterization of bioactive molecules from natural sources, performs structural modification on major bioactive isolates and their SAR studies. His research areas involve multistep synthesis of biologically active synthetic and/or natural product based hybrid scaffolds for lead identification in special target to neurological disease, cancer, HIV, Covid-19 and infectious diseases. Currently he is developing new synthetic methodologies for C-H functionalization of heterocycles and other medicinally relevant molecules.