Indu Bhusan Deb

Dr. Indu Bhusan Deb

Senior Scientist

2008: Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), Mumbai, India with professor I. N. N. Namboothiri)
2008-2010: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA with professor Daniel Seidel)
2011-2013: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with professor NAOHIKO Yoshikai)
2013: Research Investigator (April, 2013-Dec, 2013), Bristol Mayer Squibb –Biocon Research Center, Bangalore
2014- Present: Senior Scientist, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata

    • Our research interests lie in the development of new catalytic system using transition metal for C-H/C-X bond functionalization and development of synthetic strategy employing C-H/C-X bond activation chemistry for the synthesis of bioactive small molecules.
    • Asymmetric catalysis using newly designed ligand and catalyst.

  •  NameCategory/JoiningQualification/InstituteE-mail ID
     Ph.D. Students
    1Mr. Aniket MishraSRF, CSIR, 2014M.Sc., IIT    
    2Mr. Writhabrata SarkarJRF, CSIR, 2016M.Sc., Jadavpur
    3Mr. Sumit DasJRF, CSIR, 2017M.Sc., IIT
    4Mr. Arup BhowmikJRF, UGC, 2017M.Sc., RKM,
    5Ms. Tripta KumariDST INSPIRE, 2017MS-Pharm, NIPER
    6Ms. Upasana MukherjeeJRF, UGC, 2017M.Sc., IIT
    1.Dr. Paulomi GhoshDST-INSPIRE FACULTYPh.D. IIT Kharagpur,
    Post Doc. CCHMC-USA
     Past  M.Sc. Student   
    1  Ms. Anupama RoyMS-Pharm-NIPER-KolB.Pharm, Columbia Institute of Pharmacy,
    2  Ms. Tripta KumariMS-Pharm- NIPER-KolB.Pharm, BIT
    3  Mr. Mahesh P.MS-Pharm- NIPER-KolB.Pharm, Kerala Calicut medical
    4  Mr. Saidalvi K. M.MS-Pharm- NIPER-KolB.Pharm, Kottayam medical
    5  Ms. Snigdha ChakrabortyM.ScUniv. of  Calcutta 

    Position available for sincere & dedicated candidates aspiring to do PhD/RA/PDF in the area of synthetic Organic chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry etc. Students with scholarships (CSIR-UGC/NET etc) may directly apply to my email with full CV.

    1. Novel Anticancer Hydrazinoderivatives of Curcuminand Process for Preparation thereof” Namboothiri, I. N. N; Panda, D.; Deb, Indubhusan; Mehta, A.; Wardhan, V.PATENT No: IN-2008MU01568(1568/MUM/2008 dated 23/07/2008).
          1. “Rhodium Catalyzed sp2 C-H Acetoxylation of N-Aryl Azaindoles/ N-Heteroaryl Indolines”
             Aniket Mishra, Tripta Kumari Vats, Mahesh P. Nair, Arindam Das and Indubhusan Deb* Journal of  Organic Chemistry  2017,  82, 12406-12415 (contributed equally).

          1. “Ruthenium-Catalyzed Direct and Selective C–H Cyanation of N-(Hetero)aryl-7-azaindoles” Aniket Mishra, Tripta Kumari Vats and Indubhusan Deb* Journal of Organic Chemistry   81, 6525-6534 [Top 5 most read articles in July, 2016].

          1. Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization for the Synthesis of Indolyl/pyrrolyl-3-phosphonates” Aniket Mishra and Indubhusan Deb* Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 2016, 358, 2267-2272. [Top 15 most accessed articles in June, 2016].

        1. Facile Access to Ring-Fused Aminals via Direct α-Amination of Secondary Amines with ortho-Aminobenzaldehydes. Synthesis of Vasicine, Deoxyva-sicine, Deoxyvasicinone, Mackinazolinone and Ruteacarpine” Richers, M. T.; Deb, Indubhusan, Platonova, A. Y.; Zhang, C.: Seidel, Daniel. Synthesis 2013, 1730-1748.
        2. Conjugate Addition of Curcumins to Chalcones and Azodicarboxylates” Ayyagari, N.; Mehta A.; Deb, Indubhusan;Mobin, S. M.; Namboothiri, I. N. N. Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 5973-5980.
        3. Phenanthridine Synthesis through Iron-Catalyzed Intramolecular N-Arylation of O-Acetyl OximeDeb, Indubhusan, Yoshikai,  Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 4254-4257.
        4. Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cyclization of N-Aryl Imines: Indole Synthesis from Anilines and Ketones Wei, Ye; Deb, Indubhusan, Yoshikai,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 1201-1204.  [Highlighted in SYNFACTS 2012 and Angew Chem. Int Edu. 2013]
        5. Redox-Neutral Indole Annulation CascadesHaibach, M. C.; Deb, Indubhusan; De, C. K.; Seidel, Daniel Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 2100-2103. [Top 20 most downloaded articles in Feb, 2011 and Highlighted in SYNFACTS 2011, 440]
        6. Redox Isomerization via Azomethine Ylide Intermediates: N-Alkyl Indoles from Indolines and AldehydesDeb, Indubhusan; Das, D.; Seidel, Daniel . Lett. 2011, 13, 812-815.
        7. Decarboxylative Formation of N-Alkyl Pyrroles from 4-HydroxyprolineDeb, Indubhusan; Coiro, D.; Seidel, Daniel. Commun. 2011, 47, 6473-6475.
        8. Retro-Claisen Condensation vs Pyrrole Formation in Reactions of Amines and 1,3-DiketonesDeb, Indubhusan; Seidel, Daniel. Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 2945-2947.
        9. Catalytic Enantioselective Intramolecular Redox Reactions: Ring-Fused TetrahydroquinolinesMurarka, S.; Deb, Indubhusan; Zhang, C.; Seidel, Daniel. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 13226-13227. [Highlighted in SYNFORM 2009/09 as well as SYNFACTS 2009(12), 352].
        10. Morita-Baylis- Hillman Reactions Between Conjugated Nitroalkenes or Nitrodienes and Carbonyl Compounds” Deb, Indubhusan; Shanbhag, P.; Mobin, S. M.; Namboothiri, I. N. N. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 4091-4101.
        11. Synthesis of Benzo-Fused Medium Ring Cyclic Ethers via Michael Addition-Ring Closing Metathesis Strategy Involving Nitroaliphatic CompoundsDeb, Indubhusan; John, S.; Namboothiri, I. N. N. Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 11991-11997.
        12. Hydroxyalkylation of Conjugated Nitroalkenes with Activated Nonenolizable Carbonyl CompoundsDeb, Indubhusan; Dadwal, M.; S. M Mobin; Namboothiri, I. N. N. Lett. 2006, 8, 1201-1204.