Prasanta Ghorai

Organic Synthesis and Catalysis
Professor
Phone: +91 755 269 1321
pghorai@iiserb.ac.in

Prasanta Ghorai

Organic Synthesis and Catalysis
Professor
Phone: +91 755 269 1321
pghorai@iiserb.ac.in

  • Assistant Professor, March, 2009- present, IISER, Bhopal
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Oct., 2005-Feb. 2009, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • PhD, 2005, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • M.Sc., 2002, IIT-Bombay

  • Awards and Honours
  • DAE Young Scientist Research Award Grant, 2010
  • DFG Research Fellowship (GRK 760), Germany, 2002-2005
  • Qualified CRIS-NET, India, 2002
  • Qualified GATE, India, 2002
  • Madhav Pandya Merit Scholarship, IIT-Bombay, India, 2000-2002
  • Prasanta Ghorai

    Organic Synthesis and Catalysis
    Professor
    Phone: +91 755 269 1321
    pghorai@iiserb.ac.in

  • Development of methods for organic synthesis with useful chemo-, regio-, diastereo-, and especially, enantio-selectivity
  • Utilizations of these developed methods to address the problems in the synthesis of complex molecules possessing interesting structural, biological and physical properties
  • Prasanta Ghorai

    Professor
    Organic Synthesis and Catalysis

    # Authors Title Journals Year
    1 Suman Sar
    Prasanta Ghorai
    An Intramolecular Umpolung Cascade Kukhtin–Ramirez Reaction/Michael Addition-Initiated Cyclization: Stereoselective Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Cyclopropane Fused 1-Indanones Organic Letters 2023
    2 Abhisek Midya
    Laxman Devidas Khalse
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Organocatalytic Enantioselective Intramolecular Michael Addition via In Situ Generated Aminoisobenzofulvenes: Construction of Spiro Quaternary Carbon Stereocenter Chemistry - A European Journal 2023
    3 Dipankar Das
    Chandan Kamilya
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Hydrazine Hydrate in Asymmetric Synthesis: A Bifunctional Squaramide Catalytic Approach toward Fused Pyrazolines Organic Letters 2023
    4 Shibaram Panda
    Upasana Gayen
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Organocatalytic Desymmetric Conjugate Addition to Cyclobutanone: An Enantio- and Diastereoselective Synthesis of [6,5,4]-Fused Carbocycles Chemistry - A European Journal 2023
    5 Abhisek Midya
    Laxman Devidas Khalse
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Chiral Amine Catalyzed Reductive Aldol/Reductive Michael Addition Cascade Towards Enantioselective Synthesis of Benzannulated Diquinanes Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2023
    6 Laxman Devidas Khalse
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Stereoselective Borylcupration/Michael Addition on Symmetrical Dienones J. Org. Chem. 2023
    7 Prasenjit Gayen
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Enantioselective Synthesis of 1,3-Benzothiazine Derivatives: An Organocatalytic Chemoselective Approach Organic Letters 2023
    8 Shibaram Panda
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Expedient Access to Enantioenriched 1-Azaspiro Cyclobutanones Enabled by Modified Heyns Rearrangement Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2023
    9 Suman Sar
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Pd-Catalyzed Chemodivergent Synthesis of 1-Indanones via Diethyl Zinc-Mediated Precise Switching of Umpolung Reactivity ACS Catalysis 2023
    10 Laxman Devidas Khalse
    Sachin S Gorad
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Enantio- and Diastereoselective Cu(II)-Catalyzed Conjugate Borylation/Michael Addition Cascade: Synthesis of Spiroindane Boronates Organic Letters 2022
    11 Prasanta Ghorai
    Sachin S Gorad
    Tarun Kumar Roy
    Chiral Squaramide Catalyzed Asymmetric Spiroketalization toward Aromatic [6,5] Spiroketals Organic Letters 2022
    12 Suman Sar
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Umpolung Chemo- and Regioselective Cascade Addition of Diethylzinc to ?-Diketones Followed by Intramolecular Michael Reaction: Stereoselective Synthesis of Highly Substituted 1- Indanones Organic Letters 2022
    13 Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Prasenjit Gayen
    Shibaram Panda
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Enantioselective, Organocatalytic, Dissymmetric 1,4- and 1,2-Addition of Malononitrile to a Keto-bisenone Followed by an Oxa-Michael Addition Cascade Organic Letters 2019
    14 Shibaram Panda
    Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Enantioselective Synthesis of Cyclohexadienone Containing Spiroketals via DyKat Ketalization/oxa-Michael Addition Cascade The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2019
    15 Prasanta Ghorai
    Suman Sar
    Sanjay Maity
    Primary Aminothiourea-Catalyzed Enantioselective Synthesis of Rauhut–Currier Adducts of 3-Arylcyclohexenone with a Tethered Enone on the Aryl Moiety at the Ortho-Position Organic Letters 2018
    16 Tarun Kumar Roy
    Biswajit Parhi
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Cinchonamine-Squaramide Catalyzed Asymmetric aza-Michael Reaction: Dihydroisoquinolines and Tetrahydropyridines Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2018
    17 Gurupada Hazra
    Shiv Pratap
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Organocatalytic, Chemoselective Hydrophosphenylation/oxa-Michael Addition Cascade toward Diastereo- and Enantioenriched 1,3-Dihydroisobenzofuryl Phosphonates J. Org. Chem. 2018
    18 Abhisek Midya
      Sanjay Maity
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Dynamic Kinetic Spiroketalization/oxa-Michael Addition Cascade of Alkoxyboronates and Peroxy-Acetals: Enantio- and Diastereo-selective Synthesis of Benzannulated Spiroketals Chemistry - A European Journal 2017
    19 Komalkant Adlak
    Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Catalyst-free Synthesis of 6-Hydroxy Indoles via the Condensation of Carboxymethyl Cyclohexadienones and Amines The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2017
    20 Prasanta Ghorai
    Sudipto Bhowmick
    Sanjay Maity
    Gurupada Hazra
    Organocatalytic, enantioselective synthesis of benzoxaboroles via Wittig/oxa-Michael reaction Cascade of α-formyl boronic acids Chemical Science 2017
    21 Braja Gopal Das
    Rajender Nallagonda
    Mohammad Rehan
    Tannu Meena
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Synthesis of Functionalized Benzo[b]furans via Oxidative Cyclization of o-Cinnamyl Phenols The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2017
    22 Rajender Nallagonda
    Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Nitrile-Assisted Oxidation over Oxidative-Annulation: Pd-Catalyzed α,β-Dehydrogenation of α-Cinnamyl β-Keto Nitriles Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2017
    23 Prasanta Ghorai
    Gurupada Hazra
    Mithu Saha
    Sanjay Maity
    A Switchable Chemoselectivity for Organocatalytic, Asymmetric Malononitrile Addition to ortho-Formyl Chalcones Organic Letters 2017
    24 Prasanta Ghorai
    Biswajit Parhi
    Sanjay Maity
    Enantio- and Diastereoselective Synthesis of exo-Peroxyacetals: An Oranocatalyzed Peroxyhemiacetalization/oxa-Michael Addition Cascade Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016
    25 Prasanta Ghorai
    Kaushik Pal
    Lalit Kumar Morya
    Sanjay Maity
    Mohammad Rehan
    Transition-Metal-Free Synthesis of Homo- and Hetero-1,2,4-Triaryl Benzenes by an Unexpected Base-Promoted Dearylative Pathway Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016
    26 Prasanta Ghorai
    Abhisek Midya
    Suman Pramanik
    Jitendra Gurjar
    Biswajit Parhi
    An Organocatalytic Enantioselective Intramolecular Oxa-Michael Reaction of Enols: Synthesis of Chiral Isochromenes The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2016
    27 Biswajit Parhi
    Sanjay Maity
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Catalytic Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Carboxylic Acids via Oxa-Michael Reaction of Peroxy Hemiacetals followed by Kornblum DeLaMare Fragmentation Organic Letters 2016
    28 Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Satish Sonbarao Gudup
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Organocatalytic, Enantioselective Synthesis of Cyclohexadienone Containing Hindered Spirocyclic Ethers via Oxidative Dearomatization/oxa-Michael Addition Sequence Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016
    29 Prasanta Ghorai
    Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Suman Pramanik
    A Transition-Metal Free Generation of N-Unsubstituted Imines from Benzyl Azides: Synthesis of N-Unsubstituted Homoallylic amines The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2015
    30 Prasanta Ghorai
    Gurupada Hazra
    Mohammad Rehan
    Synthesis of Polysubstituted Quinolines via Transition-Metal-Free Oxidative Cycloisomerization of o-Cinnamylanilines Organic Letters 2015
    31 Prasanta Ghorai
    Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Suman Pramanik
    Intramolecular Rearrangement of α-Azidoperoxides: An Efficient Synthesis of tert-Butyl Esters Organic Letters 2015
    32 Braja Gopal Das
    Sanjay Maity
    Barnala Ravindra
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Organocatalytic, Enantioselective Synthesis of 1- and 3-Substituted Isochromans via Intramolecular Oxa-Michael Reaction of Alkoxyboronate: Synthesis of (+)-Sonepiprazole The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2015
    33 Dhananjay Dey
    Rajender Nallagonda
    Braja Gopal Das
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Synthesis of Air- and Moisture-Stable, Storable Chiral Oxorhenium Complexes and Their Application as Catalysts for the Enantioselectiv Imine Reduction Chemistry - A European Journal 2015
    34 Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
    Rajender Nallagonda
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Cycloisomerization of 2-Cinnamyl-1,3-Dicarbonyls: Synthesis of Functionalized 2-Benzyl Furans Chemistry - A European Journal 2015
    35 Prasanta Ghorai
    Suman Pramanik
    Trapping of Azidocarbenium Ion: A Unique Route for Azide Synthesis Organic Letters 2014
    36 Prasanta Ghorai
    Mohammad Rehan
    Rajender Nallagonda
    Chemoselective C-Benzylation of Unprotected Anilines with Benzyl Alcohols Using Re2O7 Catalyst The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2014
    37 Mohammad Rehan
    Rajender Nallagonda
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Synthesis of Functionalized Indoles via Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cycloisomerization of o-Allylanilines Organic Letters 2014
    38 Prasanta Ghorai
    Braja Gopal Das
    Barnala Ravindra
    Organocatalytic, Enantioselective, Intramolecular Oxa-Michael Reaction of Alkoxyboronate: A New Strategy for Enantioenriched 1-Substituted 1,3-Dihydroisobenzofurans Organic Letters 2014
    39 Braja Das Gopal Das
    Prasanta Ghorai
    Stereoselective Direct Reductive Amination of Ketones with Electron-deficient Amines using Re2O7/NaPF6 Catalyst Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2013
    40 Prasanta Ghorai
    Suman Pramanik
    Synthesis and Asymmetric Resolution of α-Azido-peroxides Organic Letters 2013
    41 Prasanta Ghorai
    Suman Pramanik
    Chemoselective three-component synthesis of homoallylic azides using an FeCl3 catalyst RSC Advances 2013
    42 Prasanta Ghorai
    Suman Pramanik
    Re2O7-Catalyzed Three-Component Synthesis of Protected Secondary and Tertiary Homoallylic Amines Chemical Communications 2012
    43 Prasanta Ghorai
    Rajendra Nallagonda
    Braja Gopal Das
    Direct Substitution of Hydroxy Group of π-Activated Alcohols with Electron Deficient Amines using Re2O7 Catalyst The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2012
    44 Prasanta Ghorai
    Braja Gopal Das
    The Direct Reductive Amination of Electron-deficient Amines with Aldehydes: the Unique Reactivity of Re2O7 Catalyst Chemical Communications 2012