Dr Biswajit Saha

Associate Professor

Amity Institute of Biotechnology
 
  • Academic Area

    Chemistry for Life Sciences

  • Teaching Interests

    Organic Synthesis, spectroscopy,
  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc(Science)-1999,Pandu College

    Post Graduation : M.Sc(Science)-2001,Guwahati University

    Post Graduation : M.Tech(Science)-2004,IIT delhi

    Doctorate : Ph.D.(Chemistry)-2007,CDRI , Lucknow

    NET : NET (Chemical Sciences)-2002,CSIR-UGC

    GATE : GATE-2004,Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

    Post Doctorate : Post Doctorate-2011,T. U Chemnitz, Germany

    Post Doctorate : Post Doctorate-2011,The University of Arizona, USA

  • Experience

    20 Apr 2015 - Present
    Associate Professor,
    Amity Institute of Biotechnology

    30 Jul 2013 - 18 Apr 2015
    Asst. Professor-III,
    Apeejay Stya University,
    Gurgaon

    01 Feb 2013 - 31 Jul 2013
    Asst. Professor-II,
    ITM University,
    Gurgaon

    15 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012
    Senior Research Scientist,
    Spaera Pharma,
    Gurgaon

  • Current Courses Taught

    General Chemistry

    Good lab practices and Instrumentation

  • Research Interests

    Medicinal Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry and exploration of the interface between chemistry and biology through target oriented approach for making biologically significant molecules.
  • Publications

    An Expeditious Approach to Access 2-Arylimidazo[1,2-a]pyridin-3-ol From 2-amino Pyridine Through a Novel Petasis Based Cascade Reaction ,
    Tetrahedron Letter

    P-Toluenenesulfinic Acid Catalyzed Three-component Ugi Reaction and its Application for the Synthesis of a-amino Amidine ,
    Tetrahedron Letter

    P-Toluenenesulfinic Acid Catalyzed Three-component Ugi Reaction and its Application for the Synthesis of a-amino Amidine ,
    Tetrahedron Letter

    P-Toluenenesulfinic Acid Catalyzed Three-component Ugi Reaction and its Application for the Synthesis of a-amino Amidine ,
    Tetrahedron Letter

    Generation of Highly Strained 2,3-bridged 2H-azirines via Cycloaddition Reactions of 2-azidobuta-1,3-dienes and Photolysis of the Resulting Cyclic Vinyl Azides ,
    Tetrahedron

    Highly Strained 2,3-Bridged 2H-Azirines at the Borderline of Closed-Shell Molecules. ,
    Chem. Eur. Journal

    Application of the Pictet-Spengler Reaction to Aryl Amine Substrates Linked to Deactivate Aromatic Heterosystems ,
    Tetrahedron

    Cu-FeCl3 Mediated one Pot Multi-component Reaction Leading to Synthesis of N-aryl/alkyl Triazoles in Water ,
    Synlett

    Synthesis of Novel N-Rich Polycyclic Skeletons Based on Azoles and Pyridines ,
    . J. Comb. Chem

    Water as an Efficient Medium for the Synthesis of Tetrahydro-b-Carbolines via Pictet-Spengler Reaction. ,
    Tetrahedron letter

    An Efficient Method for the Synthesis of Benzimidazoquinazoline Derivatives with Three-Point Diversity ,
    Synth. Commun

    Application of Pictet-Spengler Reaction for the Synthesis of Thiazolo-and Pyrazolo-quinolines. ,
    Tetrahedron

    Synthesis of a Novel Structural Variant of Imidazoquinazoline with Three-PointDiversity. Sharma, ,
    Synthesis

    15. Solid Phase Synthesis of Triaza-dibenzoazulenone ,
    Synlett

  • Projects

    Multi-component Reactions for the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Molecules of Biological Significance vi(NA)
    Multi-component Reactions for the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Molecules of Biological Significance via Imines as an Intermediate” by (SERB-DST)

    Multi-component Reactions for the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Molecules of Biological Significance vi((NA)
    Project fund received drom Alexander von Humboldt foundation, Germany for equipmentby (Alexander von Humboldt foundation, Germany)

  • Affiliations

    ACS Since 01 Feb 2011

  • Activities

    NIH funded Postdoctoral Research Award, The University of Arizona in USA (2010-2011).

    Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research in Germany (2009-2010)

    Qualified NET+JRF/SRF (CSIR) Test conducted by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and University Grant Commission, India (2002)

    Qualified All India GATE Examination in Chemical Sciences (2002) and Institute Fellowship of IIT, Delhi, New Delhi, India. (2001-2003)

    First prize for the Best Article writing on the occasion of Science Day, Gauhati University (2000)

  • Conferences attended

    RSC International Workshop on Chemistry for Tomorrow’s World
    Organized By :Delhi University, Shiv Nadar University

    GDCh international conference
    Organized By :German Chemical Society

    An Efficient One-Pot Synthesis of 2-Arylimidazo[1,2-a]pyridin-3-ol from 2-Amino Pyridine through a N
    Organized By :Royal Chemical Society, Daiichi

    Contemporary Facets in Organic Synthesis (CFOS 2017)
    Organized By :IIT Roorkee

    Humboldt Colloquium “Germany and India – Partners in Education and Research”
    Organized By :Alexander von Humboldt foundation

    Symposium on Current Trends in Drug Discovery Research (CTDDR-2016)
    Organized By :CDRI, Lucknow

  • Short Description

    Dr. Saha obtained his M.Sc. (1st class) from Guahati University, India. Subsequently, he passed the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Chemistry and joined the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi in 2002 where he was awarded an M.Tech.in Modern Methods of Chemical Analysis with a high score. He had also passed the National Eligibility Test (NET) and was awarded a junior research fellowship from CSIR to conduct his doctoral research in Chemistry from Central Drug research Institute, Lucknow in 2007. Dr. Saha’s research interest is in the field of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry. He pursued post doctorate research as an Alexander von Humboldt fellow from Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany and The University of Arizona,Tucson USA. He has more than ten years research experience in academic as well as industry and published 14 papers in reputed International Journals. He has also attended several international conferences in India and abroad.