Anuj Sharma
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Interests
Visible light photoredox chemistry, oxidative cross coupling reactions, chemistry of heterocycles, medicinal chemistry, For details: http://mcl-iitr.weebly.com/
anuj.sharma@cy.iitr.ac.in
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Educational Details
Professional Background
Administrative Positions

Research
Projects
Papers
Books
Collaborations

Honours and Awards
Honors
Memberships

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
Supervisions
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BioSketch
Educational Details
HPU Shimla
2000
MSc, Chemistry
Professional Background
Post Doc Fellow
01 Jan 2006 - 01 Jan 2007
UFSM
Post Doc Fellow
01 Jan 2007 - 01 Jan 2007
KU Leuven, Belgium
Research Associate/research Scientist
01 Jan 2007 - 01 Jan 2011
University of Arizona, USA
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2011 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT Roorkee
Administrative Positions
Associate Professor
01 Jan 2015 - 17 Mar 2021
IIT Roorkee
Faculty Adviser (literary section), Cultural Society, IITR
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Professor
18 Mar 2021 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Faculty advisor
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2014
Cultural council
Warden, Ganga Bhawan, IITR
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Warden
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2014
IIT Roorkee
member, DAC
01 Jan 2014 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT R
Member, Department Purchase Commitee
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Faculty Adviser, Department Cognizance team
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
member, DPC
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2016
IITR
OC, safety
01 Jan 2014 - Present
IITR
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Conversion of biomass from flora of Uttrakhand into high valued products like biofuels using..... 01 Mar 2021 Organic Chemistry INR 8.0 lacs UCOST
Novel Mechanochemical (Ball milling) assisted synthesis of heterocyclic scaffolds and their biological evaluation 01 Nov 2019 Organic synthesis, Med chem INR 15.0 lacs CSIR
Synthesis of novel heterocycles using copper catalysed strategies 01 Jan 2015 Synthesis of novel heterocycles using copper catalysed strategies 33 lacs Science and Engineering Research Board
Use of Glyoxalic acids in MCR reactions 01 Jan 2012 Use of Glyoxalic acids in MCR reactions 27 lacks DST
Novel heterocyclic compounds as therapeutic hits 01 Jan 2013 Novel heterocyclic compounds as therapeutic hits 14 lacks CSIR
Synthesis of Anti-malarial compounds 01 Jan 2012 Synthesis of Anti-malarial compounds 4.5 lacks SRIC
Preparation of novel anti-Tuberculosis chemotherapeutic agents through contemporary Synthetic interventions 01 Apr 2016 Med chem 8.5 lacs OSDD




Papers
Visible light assisted radical-polar/polar-radical crossover reactions in organic synthesis
2021
S Sharma, J Singh, A Sharma* | Wiley
Journal: Adv. Synth. Catal. (VIP article) Pages: , doi.org/10.1002/adsc.202100205
Visible light mediated applications of methylene blue in organic synthesis
2021
R Patel, A Sharma, S Sharma, A Sharma* | RSC
Journal: Org. Chem. Front. Pages: , DOI: doi.org/10.1039/D0QO01182G
Visible light mediated synthesis of quinolines
2021
A Dhiya, A Monga, A Sharma* | RSC
Journal: Org. Chem. Front. Pages: , DOI: 10.1039/D0QO01387K
Visible-light-mediated synthesis of functionalized coumarins
2021
J Singh, A Sharma* | Wiley
Journal: Adv. Synth. Catal. Pages: , doi.org/10.1002/adsc.202100306
Photocatalytic and photochemical generation of imidoyl radicals: synthetic applications (VIP + cover page article)
2020
S Sharma, A P Pandey, A Sharma* | Wiley
Journal: Adv. Synth. Catal. Pages: , 5196–5218 Volumes: , 362
Palladium-Catalyzed Regioselective C−H Arylation of Quinoline-N-Oxides at C-8 Position using Diaryliodonium Salts
2020
S Sharma, S Kumar, A Sharma* | Wiley-VCH GmbH, Weinheim
Journal: Asian J. Org. Chem Pages: , 660-667 Volumes: , 9
Cyanations: a photochemical approach and applications in organic synthesis
2021
R Patel, S Sharma, A Sharma* | Wiley
Journal: Org. Chem. Front. Pages: , DOI: doi.org/10.1039/D0QO00162K
Photocatalytic carbonylation strategies: a recent trend in organic synthesis
2021
J Singh, S Sharma, A Sharma* | ACS
Journal: J. Org. Chem. Pages: , 24-48 Volumes: , 86
Visible light mediated synthesis of quinolines
2021
A Dhiya, A Monga, A Sharma* | RSC
Journal: Org. Chem. Front. Pages: , DOI: 10.1039/D0QO01387K
Synthesis of Benzothiazoles via Photooxidative Decarboxylation of -Keto Acids
2020
A Monga, S Bagchi, R K Soni, A Sharma* | Wiley-VCH GmbH, Weinheim
Journal: Adv Synth Catal Pages: , 2232-2237 Volumes: , 362
Visible-Light Mediated Photooxidative Synthesis of α-Ketoamides
2019
A Monga, A P Pandey, A Sharma* | Wiley-VCH GmbH, Weinheim
Journal: Adv Synth Catal Pages: , 3554-3559 Volumes: , 361
Recent Advances in Photocatalytic Manipulations of Rose Bengal in Organic Synthesis
2019
S. Sharma, A Sharma* | Royal Society of Chemistry
Journal: Org. Biomol. Chem. Pages: , 4384-4405 Volumes: , 17
Honors And Awards
Honors
RSC
2018
Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry
DST
2012
DST Young Scientist award
University of Arizona, USA
2011
NIH Post Doctoral Fellowship
MemberShips
Indian council of chemists
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Life member
American Chemical Society
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Royal Chemical Society
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Fellow
Indian Chemical Society
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Life Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
MODERN ORGANIC SYNTHETIC METHODS ( CYN 619 )
Autumn
Adv Organic Chemistry ( CY621(o) )
Autumn
Adv Analytical Chemistry ( CY631(A) )
Autumn
Pharmaceutical Organic Synthesis ( CYN-722 )
Spring
Organic Chemistry ( CYN-002 )
Autumn
Organic Chemistry-II ( CYN-203 )
Autumn
Students
SuperVisions
Design and synthesis of prospective antimalarials by [4+1] multicomponent reaction
01 Jun 2011 - 04 Sep 2015
Other Supervisors: Anuj sharma, Scholar: Manoj Kumar
Design and synthesis of prospective chemotherapeutic agents
01 Jul 2012 - 09 Jun 2017
Other Supervisors: Anuj sharma, Scholar: Debasmita Saha
Synthesis of novel heterocycles through MCR sequences
01 Jul 2013 - 09 Jun 2017
Other Supervisors: Anuj sharma, Scholar: Preeti Wadhwa
Design and Synthesis of anti-cancer molecules
01 Jul 2013 - 22 Aug 2017
Other Supervisors: Anuj sharma, Scholar: Anuj Kumar
Design and synthesis of novel chemotherapeutic agents through MCR sequences
01 Jul 2014 - 12 Sep 2019
Other Supervisors: Anuj sharma, Scholar: Saurav Bagchi
Design and Synthesis of novel heterocycles through sustainable chemistry
01 Jul 2015 - 13 Sep 2019
Other Supervisors: Anuj sharma, Scholar: Abdul Kadir Shaube (under International student exchange)
Functionalization of Csp2 bonds using transition metal free strategies
01 Aug 2016 - 23 Jul 2020
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Aparna Monga
Miscellaneous
Events
Drug Discovery: opportunity at the bottom of the pyramid
01 Jan 2015 - Present
Annual National Conference on Science: Emerging Scenarios and Future Challenges
01 Jan 2014 - Present
Rational Drug Design: A Paradigm of New Hope in Drug Discovery
01 Jan 2014 - Present
Rational Drug Design in quest for novel putative drug candidates against tropical diseases
01 Jan 2014 - Present
Refereed Journal Papers

Some Recent Publications:

  1. A multilayer screening approach toward the discovery of novel Pf-DHFR inhibitors, Sourav Bagchi, Manoj Kumar and Anuj Sharma*, Computational biology and chemistry, 2016, accepted.
  2. Isocyanide Based [4+1] Cycloaddition Reactions: An Indispensable Tool in Multi-Component Reactions (MCRs), Tanpreet Kaur, Preeti Wadhwa, Sourav Bagchi, and Anuj Sharma*, Chem Comm, 2016, accepted.
  3. Novel Furochromenone based Dual Channel Sensors for Selective Detection of Cu2 + with Potential Applications in Sample Monitoring, Membrane Sensing and Photo–printing, Manoj Kumar, Lokesh Kumar Kumawat, Vinod Kumar Gupta and Anuj Sharma* Chemistry Select, 2016, 2, 277-284.
  4. A Rapid One-Pot Five Component Sequential Access to Novel Imidazo[2,1-b]thiazinyl- a-aminophosphonates, Tanpreet Kaur, Debasmita Saha, Neetu Singh, Udai Pratap Singh and Anuj Sharma*, Chemistry Select, 2016, 3, 434-439.
  5. p-TSA mediated three component MCR "On-water" protocol towards synthesis of novel thiadiazolo[2,3-b]quinazolin-6(7H)-ones, Preeti Wadhwa, Tanpreet Kaur, Neetu Singh, Udai Pratap Singh and Anuj Sharma*, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2016, 5, 120-126.
  6. A novel domino four component reaction: an eco-compatible access to diversified Imidazo[2,1-b][1,3]thiazin-5-ones, Tanpreet Kaur, Preeti Wadhwa, and Anuj Sharma*, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2016, 5, 91-97.
  7. A Rapid Access to Novel Thiazepinyl and Oxazepinyl Phosphonates through a Green Pudovik Reaction, Debasmita Saha, Tanpreet Kaur, Neetu Singh, Udai Pratap Singh and Anuj Sharma*, Asian J. Org. Chem., 2016, 5, 82-90.
  8. 3D-QSAR Selectivity Analysis of 1-Adamantyl-3-Heteroaryl Urea Analogs as Potent Inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Preeti Wadhwa, Sourav Bagchi, Anuj Sharma*, Curr. Comput. Aided Drug Des., 2015, 11, 164-183.
  9. Rational designing of first furoquinolinol based molecular systems for easy detection of Cu2+ with potential applications in the area of membrane sensing, Manoj Kumar, Lokesh Kumar Kumawat, Vinod Kumar Gupta and Anuj Sharma*, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 106030-106037.
  10. Combined 3D-QSAR and Molecular Docking Study for the Identification of Diverse Natural Products as Potent Pf ENR Inhibitors,  Preeti Wadhwa, Debasmita Saha, and Anuj Sharma*, Curr. Comput. Aided Drug Des., 2015, 11, 245-257.
  11. First vinyl acetate mediated organocatalytic transesterification of Phenols: A step towards sustainability,  Manoj Kumar, Sourav Bagchi and Anuj Sharma*, New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 8329 - 8336.
  12. Microwave assisted synthesis of benzenesulfonohydrazide and benzenesulfonamide cyclic imide hybrid molecules and their evaluation for anticancer activity, Anuj Kumar, Nikhil Kumar, Partha Roy, S. M. Sondhi and Anuj Sharma*, Med. Chem. Res., 2015, 24, 3760-3771.
  13. CoMFA/CoMSIA based 3D-QSAR studies of 1-adamantyl-3-heteroaryl urea analogs as potent inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Preeti Wadhwa, Sourav Bagchi and Anuj Sharma*, Curr. Comput. Aided Drug Des., 2015,11,164-83.
  14. Benzothiazepines: Chemistry of a privileged scaffold, Debasmita Saha, Garima Jain, Anuj Sharma*, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 70619.
  15. Arylsulfonylmethyl isocyanides: A Novel Paradigm in Organic Synthesis, T. Kaur, P. Wadhwa, A. Sharma*, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 52769.
  16. A First Catalyst and Solvent-Free Synthesis of 2-Arylimidazo[2,1-b][1,3,4]thiadiazoles: A Comparative Assessment of Greenness,  P. Wadhwa, T. Kaur, A. Sharma*, RSC Adv., 2015, 05, 44353.
  17. 2-(Alkylamino)-3-aryl-6,7-dihy drobenzofuran-4( 5H)-ones : Improved Synthesis and their Photophysical Properties, M. Kumar, L. K. Kumawat, V. K. Gupta and A. Sharma*, Chem. Open, 2015, 4, 626.
  18. Vinyl esters as effective acetaldehyde surrogates in [4 + 1] cycloaddition based multicomponent cascade, M. Kumar, S. Bagchi and A. Sharma*, RSC Adv., 2015, 05, 53592.
  19. A sequential synthetic strategy towards unexplored dibenzo[b,f][1,4]thiazepine carboxamides: copper catalysed C-S cyclisation followed by Ugi type 3CC Cascade, Debasmita Saha, Preeti Wadhwa and Anuj Sharma*, RSC Adv., 2015, 05, 33067.
  20. Silica supported glyoxylic acid: a traceless, green approach to Groebke-Blackburn-Bienymé reaction, Pritam Surkar, Tanpreet Kaur and Anuj Sharma*, Synlett, 2015, 26, 1403. 
  21. Synthesis of acridine cyclic imide hybrid molecules and their evaluation for anticancer activity, Anuj Kumar, Nikhil Kumar, Partha Roy, S. M. Sondhi and Anuj Sharma*, Med. Chem. Res., 2015, 24, 3272.
  22. A green, catalyst-free, solvent-free, high yielding one step synthesis of functionalized benzo[f]furo[3,2-c]chromen-4-(5H)-ones and furo[3,2-c]quinolin-4-(5H)-ones, Manoj Kumar,  Tanpreet Kaur, Vinod Kumar Gupta and Anuj Sharma*, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 17087.
  23. Debasmita Saha and Anuj Sharma*, Med. Chem. Res., 2015, 24, 316–333.
  24. In-silico investigation of medicinal spectrum of imidazo-azines from the perspective of multi-target screening against Malaria, Tuberculosis and Chagas disease, Manoj Kumar, Barnita Makhal, Vinod K. Gupta and Anuj Sharma*, J. Mol. Info.Mod., 2014, 50:1-9.
  25. In-silico docking studies of bioactive natural plant products as putative DHFR antagonists, Manoj Kumar, Anuradha, Vinod K. Gupta and Anuj Sharma*, Med. Chem. Res., 2014, 23:810–817.