Programme                                  February 5, 2018, Monday Venue: Faculty Hall, IISc
                                                           10:30-10:50 AM Coffee / Tea
10:50-11:00 Introductory Remarks
                                                             Pfizer Endowment Lecture
                                                          Chair: Prof. S. Chandrasekaran
11:00-12:00 Prof. H. Ila

JNCASR, Bangalore

Design and Development of New Efficient and Greener Stategies for Heterocycle Synthesis
                                                  Department Students Presentations I
                                                      Chair: Prof. E. N. Prabhakaran
12:00-12:15 Arghya Ghosh Synthesis of 2-Aryl Naphthoquinones by the Dehydrogenative Cross-Coupling Involving N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalysis
12:15-12:30 Rahul Sarkar Catalytic Enantioselective Desymmetrization of Norbornenoquinones via C(sp2)-H Alkylation
12:30-12:45 Chandan Pal Synthesis of Amide-Linked Cyclic Dinucleotide Analogues and Their Biophysical Characterization
                       1:00-2:00 PM  Lunch Break (Main Guest House New Dining Hall)
                                                    2:00-2:15 PM Coffee / Tea
                                            Prof. DKB Memorial Award Lecture
                                              Chair: Prof. Dipankar Banerjee
2:15-2:55 Prof. Nidhi Jain

IIT, Delhi

Site-Selective C-H Functionalization of Organic Molecules
                                             Department Students Presentations II
                                                         Chair: Prof. U. Maitra
2:55-3:10 Manoj B. Uphade Total Synthesis of Lycorane and Stemona alkaloids
3:10-3:25 Nachimuthu Muniraj Co(III)-Catalyzed C-H Bond Activation Reactions using Directing Group Strategy
3:25-3:40 Kamal Vats Introduction to intermediates and inhibition of hIAPP amyloids : Synthesis and molecular association in oxazines and thiazines for understanding amyloids
3:40-3:55 Ajay Kumar Mesoporous MnO2 Nanoflowers: facile Bile Salt-Induced Synthesis and Preliminary Investigations as an Oxidant
3:55-4:10 Pradipta Behera Functionalized Two-Dimensional Materials as an Array-Based Biosensor
                                                      4:10-4:30 PM Coffee / Tea
                                                     Prof. ASK Memorial Lecture
                                                        Preside by: Director, IISc
                                                    Chair: Prof. T. K. Chakraborty
4:30-5:30 Prof. Vishwakarma Singh

IIT Bombay

Molecular Complexity and Diversity from Aromatics: Concept, Strategy and Reality
                                                  Department Student Presentation III
5:30-5:45 Dipen Biswakarma Gelation of Novel Pyrene cored chiral dendimers : Dendritic Effect in Gelation and Shear Thinning Behaviour
5:45-6:00 Anupama Das Allyl Glycosides as ‘Latent-Active’ Glycosyl Synthons in Glycosylations
6:00-6:10 Conclusion