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Department :  Chemistry

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Name:Dr. Vipan Kumar
Areas of Interest / SpecializationOrganic Medicinal and Organometallic Chemistry
Best Ten Publications:1. Recent developments in biological activities of chalcones: A mini review, Parvesh Singh, Amit Anand, Vipan Kumar, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2014, 85, 758-777. 2. Triflic acid promoted Fries rearrangement of C-3 vinyl/isopropenyl-azetidin-2-ones: Single-pot synthesis of C-3 functionalized-2-aryl-2,3-dihydro-quinoline-4(1H)-ones, Vishu Mehra, Parvesh Singh, Krishna Bisetty, Vipan Kumar, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 41793-41801. 3. Synthesis and medicinal chemistry of selected antitubercular natural products and natural product derivatives, Aman Mahajan, Renate Hans, Kelly Chibale, Vipan Kumar, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 15180-15215. 4. Diastereoselective synthesis of 2,3-disubstituted 1-arylazetidines via NaBH4-promoted facile reduction of C-3 functionalized azetidin-2-ones, Vishu Mehra, Neetu, Vipan Kumar, Tetrahedron Letters, 2013, 54, 4763-4766. 5. Design, synthesis of -amino alcohol based -lactam-isatin chimeras and preliminary analysis of in vitro activity against the protozoal pathogen Trichomonas vaginalis, Nisha, Vishu Mehra, Malissa Hopper, Neal Patel, Kirkwood M. Land, Vipan Kumar, MedChemComm, 2013, 4, 1018-1024. 6. Facile, diastereoselective synthesis of functionally enriched hexahydroisoquinolines, hexahydroisoquinolones and hexahydroisochromones via inter-/intramolecular amidolysis of C-3 functionalized 2-azetidinones, Vishu Mehra, Vipan Kumar, Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 3857-3866. 7. Azide-alkyne cycloaddition en route towards 1H-1,2,3-triazole-tethered β-lactam-ferrocene and β-lactam-ferrocenylchalcone conjugates: synthesis and in vitro anti-tubercular evaluation, Kewal Kumar, Séverine Carrère-Kremer, Laurent Kremer, Yann Guérardel, Christophe Biot, Vipan Kumar, Dalton Transaction, 2013, 42, 1492-1500. 8. Synthesis and in vitro anti-tubercular evaluation of 1,2,3-triazole tethered -lactam-ferrocene and -lactam-ferrocenylchalcone chimeric scaffolds, Kewal Kumar, Pardeep Singh, Laurent Kremer, Yann Guérardel, Christophe Biot, Vipan Kumar, Dalton Transaction, 2012, 41, 5778-5781. 9. Vipan Kumar, Aman Mahajan, Kelly Chibale "Recent Developments in the Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry of Antimalarial Natural Products" Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2009, 17, 2236-2275. 10. Vipan Kumar, Alex Chipleme, Kelly Chibale "Effect of Varying the Anionic Component of a Copper (I) Catalyst on Homologation of Arylacetylenes to Allenes via the Mannich Reaction" Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 39, 43-46.
Awards and Honours:Awarded Post-doctoral fellowship in 2015 by Carl Trygger Foundation for Scientific Research, for carrying out research at Umea University, Sweden.