Special Lectures

    1. Lecture entitled: “Recent Accomplishments at Synthetic Fronts” was delivered at the following places: (i) Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu on 12.07.2012 (ii) Institute of Himalayan Bio-resource Technology, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh on 16.07.2012 and (iii) Department of Chemistry, Guru Nanak Dev University, Punjab on 26.10.2012.
    1. Lecture entitled “Nostalgia, Tribute and Chemistry” was delivered at Department of Chemistry, University of Pune, during the symposium dedicated to 75th Birth-Anniversary of Professor M. S. Wadia. (24th March 2012)
    1. Lecture entitled “New Strategy for the Synthesis of (+)-Varitriol Analogues and Spaced Sugars” was delivered at CARBO-XVI, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta. (24th November, 2011)
    1. Lecture entitled “Synthesis of FTY720 and novel C-Glycosylated Phenstatin Analogues using Weinreb Amide based Building blocks” was delivered at 2nd Medicinal Chemistry Conference, IIT-Madras on 29.10.2011.
    1. Lecture entitled “New Strategy for the Synthesis of Novel Analogues of (+)-Varitriol and C-Glycosylated Phenstatin” was delivered at Department of Chemistry, IIT-Roorkee on 08.10.2010.
    1. Lecture entitled “œNew Strategy for the Synthesis of Novel Analogues of (+)-Varitriol and Phenstatin” was delivered at IICT, Hyderabad on 22.09.2010 during an international conference and Humboldt Kolleg focused on “œInterface between Chemistry and Biology”  (21-24th  September 2010).
    1. Lecture entitled “New Building Blocks for the Synthesis of Biologically important Molecules” was delivered at IICT, Hyderabad on 03.08.2010 during the symposium “Organic Synthesis and Human Well Being: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges”™ (OSHWB; 1-4th  August 2010).
    1. Lecture entitled: “New  Building  Blocks for the Synthesis of Biologically important Molecules” was delivered at the following places:
      (i) Fachbereich Chemie, Universitat of Regensburg, Germany on 16.06.2010 (ii) Department of Chemical Biology Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany on 18.06.2010. (iii) Fachbereich Chemie, Philipps Universität, Marburg, Germany, on 01.07.2010.
    1. Lecture entitled: “New  Building  Blocks based on Weinreb amide  Functionality for the Synthesis of Biologically important Molecules” was delivered at the following places:
      (i) Fachbereich Chemie, Justus-Liebig University,  Giessen Germany  on 19.06.2009 (ii) Institute of Organische Chemie, Technische Universit ¤t,  Clausthal, Germany  on 23.06.2009 (iii) Fachbereich Chemie, Philipps Universit ¤t,  Marburg, Germany, on 06.07.2009. (iv) Fachbereich Chemie, Universit ¤t Konstanz,  Konstanz, Germany, on 09.07.2009.
    1. New Building Blocks based on Weinreb amide  Functionality for the Synthesis of Biologically important Molecules at 13th NOST meeting, Goa during 1-4 May 2009.
    1. Synthesis of 2-deoxy-C-aryl glycosides framework and Synthetic Equivalents based on Weinreb Amide Functionality, Sept 12-13,2007 at Indo-French Center for Organic Synthesis (IFCOS) symposium, Brittany, France
    1. Acyl anion based New Strategy for the Synthesis of 2-Deoxy-C-aryl Nucleosides and Surprises. Nov 24, 2006 at the Department of Chemistry, Punjab University.
    1. Novel and Unusual Reactivity of  a-aminonitriles en-route Synthesis of 2-Deoxy-C-aryl-nucleosides. Nov 26-29, 2006 at CARBO XXI, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.
    1. Synthesis of 2-deoxy-C-aryl-nucleosides using Umpolung Concept, Feb 22, 2006 at the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, University Institute of Chemical Technology (UICT), Mumbai.
    1. Umpolung Strategy for the Synthesis of 2-Deoxy-C-aryl Glycosides: A Challenge from the domain of Synthetic Carbohydrate Chemistry, Nov 24-26, at CARBO XX, Department of Chemistry, University of Lucknow.
    1. C-Glycosides, Synthetic Equivalents based on Weinreb Amide Functionality & Enantiopure Chiral Building Blocks Oct 23, 2005 at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad during Indo-French Centre for Organic Synthesis (IFCOS) meeting.
    1. Umpolung Strategy for the synthesis of 2-deoxy-C-arylglycosides: A synthetic challenge from the domain of carbohydrate Chemistry, December 16, 2004 at Guru Nanak College, Chennai 600042.
    1. Synthesis of C-aryl-glycosides, July 16, 2004 at School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Teikyo University, Japan.
    1. Synthetic efforts toward C-aryl-glycosides June 16, 2004 at Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, Japan.
    2. Series of lectures in Basic Principles in Organic Chemistry: Under National Training program for Kendriya Vidyalaya Teachers, June 7-17, 2003 at KV Island Grounds, Chennai India.
    1. An Introduction to Growing Importance of Carbohydrates at the Interface of Chemistry & Biology Part-II, Department of Chemistry, University of Madras, Nov 28, 2001.
    1. An Introduction to Growing Importance of Carbohydrates at the Interface of Chemistry & Biology-Part I, Department of Chemistry, University of Madras, Nov 24, 2001.
    1. Role of a Synthetic Organic Chemist towards Glycobiology, Chemtalk Lecture, Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras, April 12, 1999.
  1. Stereochemical Prefixes in Carbohydrate Naming. Department of Applied Chemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin. March 2-3, 1999.