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Dr. Surendra Singh Bisht


Designation: Scientist - C

Qualification:   M. Sc. (Chemistry), Ph. D. (Chemistry)

Area of Specialization:    Organic Chemistry

Research Interests:

  • Methodology and technology development

  • Isolation, characterization of forest products, their chemical modification and bio-evaluation

  • Wood chemistry

Expertise and Other Interest:

  • Experience in synthesis of organocatalysts and their application in asymmetric synthesis

  • Design and synthesis of drug like molecules by using multicomponent and multistep reactions

  • Synthesis in carbohydrate, aromatic, heterocycles and their hybrid molecules

  • Development of new synthetic methodologies

  • Characterization of compounds by using 1D, 2D NMR, GC-MS, LC-MS, and FT-IR spectroscopy

Honors/Awards :

  • The ACCT (India) young scientist award 2009

  • The best paper presentation award in XXIII carbohydrate conference 2009

  • Senior Research Fellowship CSIR- Sept 2007

  • CSIR-JRF-NET, December 2004

  • Lifetime member of Association of Carbohydrate Chemists & Technologists (India)

  • Lifetime member of The Indian Academy of Wood Science

  • Peer reviewer of Medicinal Chemistry Research (Springer Journal)

  • Editorial board member of “Tropical Plant Research- An International Journal”

Number of Research Papers Published :  18 (International papers-16, National-02)

Details of Research Paper Publications (Selected):

  1. N. Dwivedi, Surendra S. Bisht and R.P. Tripathi, “Asymmetric organocatalysis with glycosyl-β-amino acids: direct asymmetric aldol reaction of acetone with aldehydes,” Carbohydrate Research 2006, 341, 2737-2743.

  2. B.K Singh, S.S. Bisht and R.P Tripathi, “An efficient synthesis of tetramic acid derivatives with extended conjugation from L-Ascorbic Acid,” Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2006, 2, 24.

  3. S.S. Bisht, N. Dwivedi and R.P. Tripathi, “L-Ascorbic acid in organic synthesis: a facile synthesis of 4-(butenolide-5-methylidenyl)-1, 4-dihydropyridines,” Tetrahedron Letters 2007, 48, 1187-1189.

  4. S.S Bisht, J. Pandey, A. Sharma and R.P. Tripathi, “Aldol reaction of β-C-glycosidic ketones: Synthesis of C-(E)-cinnamoyl glycosylic compounds as precursors for new biologically active C-glycosides,” Carbohydrate Research 2008, 343, 1399-1406.

  5. S.S. Bisht, S. Fatima, A.K. Tamrakar, N. Rahuja, N. Jaiswal, A.K. Srivastava and R.P. Tripathi, “Synthetic studies in butenonyl C-glycosides: Preparation of polyfunctional alkanonyl glycosides and their enzyme inhibitory activity,” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2009, 19, 2699-2703.

  6. V.P. Pandey, S.S. Bisht, M. Mishra, A. Kumar, M.I. Siddiqui, A. Verma, M. Mittal, S.A. Sane, S. Gupta and R.P. Tripathi, “Synthesis and molecular docking studies of 1-phenyl-4-glycosyldihydropyridines as potent antileishmanial agents” European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2010, 45, 2381-2388.

  7. S.S. Bisht, N Dwivedi, V. Chaturvedi, N. Anand, M. Mishra, R. Dwivedi, S.K. Sinha, V. Gupta, A.K. Dwivedi and R. Pati Tripathi “Exploration of antimycobacterial activity in cyclopropyl phenyl methanones and methanols” European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2010, 45, 5965-5978.

  8. S.S. Bisht, S. Fatima, R. Sharma, A.K. Srivastava and R.P. Tripathi. “An efficient synthesis of pyranosyl homo-C-nucleosides as possible antidiabetic agents”. Carbohydrate Research. 2011, 10, 1191-1201.

  9. R.P. Tripathi, S.S. Bisht, A. Ajay, A. Sharma, M. Misra and M. Pd.Gupt. “Developments in Chemical Approaches to Treat Tuberculosis in the Last Decade”. Current Medicinal Chemistry, 2012, 488-517.

  10. S.S. Bisht and Hemanthraj K.P.M. “Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) profiling of heartwood oil composition from 15 year old Sandalwood trees” International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research. 2014, 6(2); 387-392.

Papers Published in Proceedings of Symposiums/Conferences: 12

  1. Presented poster on “L-Ascorbic acid in organic synthesis: a facile synthesis of 4-(butenolide-5-methylidenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridines,” at Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research (CTDDR-2007), 17th-21st February 2007, CDRI, Lucknow, U.P., India

  2. Presented poster on “Synthesis and antitubercular activity of 5-benzyl-3-phenyl isoxazolines,” at 1st International Euro-India Conference On Holistic Medicine (ICHM-2008), 21st -23rd august 2008, Institute of Holistic Medical Sciences, Kottayam, Kerala, India

  3. Presented poster on “Synthesis of polyfunctional alkenoyl and alkanoyl C-glycosides and their α-glucosidase inhibitory activity,” at CARBO-XXIII, 22nd-24th January 2009, Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India

  4. Presented poster on “Search of antimycobacterial activities in hybrid molecules with benzopyran skeletons,” at 4th international symposium on Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research (CTDDR-2010), 17th-21st February 2010. Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, U.P.; India

  5. Presented poster on “Synthesis of hybrid molecules with charbohydrate aromatic and heterocyle skeletons as potent antidiabetics,” at 4th international symposium on Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research (CTDDR-2010), 17th-21st February 2010, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, U. P.; India

  6. Attained and selected as top 25 candidate for three days research training programme on “importance of aromatic plants” organized by U-SERC (Dehradun, UK) and CIMAP (Lucknow, UP) Dec. 2010, Pant nagar, UK, India

  7. Presented poster on “Synthesis, Structure Activity Relationship and Optimization of Antitubercular Activity in Cyclopropyl-(4-phenyl) methanols” at 3rd International Conference on Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences. 18th-19th August 2011, All-imeen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, India.

Current Research projects:

  1. Project 1: As a PI, Chemical Derivatization of α-Cellulose into Value Added Products.

  2. Project 2: As a Co PI, Effect of flowering on Dendrocalamus brandisii and to explore its potential for making composite products.

  3. Project 3: As a Co PI, Screening of high oleoresin yielding forest products of Western Ghats and standardization of extraction protocol.

  4. Project 4: As a Co PI, New methods of chemical modification of wood for improving dimensional stability and durability.

Communication Address:

Dr. Surendra Singh Bisht


Wood Properties and Uses Division

Institute of Wood Science and Technology

18th Cross Malleshwaram, Bangalore – 560 003 (INDIA)

Tel No.: 0091-80-22190193

Fax No.: 0091-80-23340529

E-Mail: ssbisht@icfre.org


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