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    • Venkadesh will move to USA

      Sep, 2022

      Venkadesh will shortly move to Arizona State University, USA for his post-doctoral position.

    • Publication in organic letters

      Jun, 2022

      Kudos to Venkadesh and Anirban for your work "Interception of Nickel Hydride Species and Its Application in Multicomponent Reactions" published in Organic Letters.

    • Elgin became state Scientific Officier

      Jun, 2022

      Congratulations to our Master's student Elgin on his new job as a Scientific Officier in State Forensic Science Laboratory, Kerala Police Service.

    • Feba moves to UK

      Apr, 2022

      All the best Dr. Feba Thomas for your new venture as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Greenwich, UK.

    • Best poster prize

      Jan, 2022

      Congratulations Vetrivelan for Best oral presentation award at the JNOST-2022 conference

    • Publication in inorganic chemistry

      Dec, 2021

      Well done Venkadesh, Vetrivelan (equal share) and Bincy. Intriguing role of AgF in Nickel catalyzed silylation is demystified by the team work lead by Venkadesh and got accepted in Inorg. Chem., ACS Publication.

    • Encyclopedia of Reagents

      Dec, 2021

      A small review on Trimethylsilylmagnesium iodide, congratulations to Vetrivelan!

    • Best poster prize

      Dec, 2021

      Kudos to Ms. Revathi Chandrasekaran for winning the poster prize in the ChemSci2021: Leaders in the Field Symposium organized by the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, in association with the Royal Society of Chemistry and journal Chemical Science.

    • First Chemical Science from our group

      Dec, 2021

      Congratulations to the team work led by Revathi, Feba and Krishna on synthesis of silylzinc reagents and applications!

    • Ardra will move to NIU Galway, Ireland, UK!

      Nov, 2021

      Congratulations to BS-MS major project student Ardra K, who has been accepted into the PhD programme at JNIU Galway, Ireland, UK. Many congratulations on your upcoming accolades.

    • Feba successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis.

      Nov, 2021

      Feba, congratulations on successfully defending your viva exam. She received her Ph.D.

    • Anjana V.M joins the group

      Aug, 2021

      A warm welcome to Anjana V.M as a Ph.D. student in the RR group and all the best for your research scholar in our group!!

    • Another Publication in Organic Letters

      Jun, 2021

      Congratulations to the team work led by Vetrivelan, Anirban and Ardra on cross-coupling of aldehydes!

    • Publication in Organic Letters

      Jan, 2021

      Well done Venkadesh, Vetrivelan (equal share) and Bincy, the first report on enantiospecific silylation via C-OMe cleavage!

    • Our work appears in organic chemistry portal

      Jan, 2021

      The popular organic chemistry portal highlights our work: Link to the article.

    • Feba secures two awards!

      Dec, 2020

      Congratulations to MS. Feba Thomas Pulikkottil for securing the Royal Society of Chemistry Best Oral Presentation Prize at PhD Students’ Chemical Science Slam organised by Royal Society of Chemistry and IISER Thiruvananthapuram Chemistry Club on 02nd December 2020.

      She also secures the Prof. S.K. Talapatra award under the young scientist category by the Indian Chemical Society in the International Conference on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences (RTCS-OBC 2020) from the organic and bio-chemistry division.

    • New students join the group

      Nov, 2020

      The group welcomes two batch16 major students Ardra K and Krishna Suresh. Hearty welcome to the group.

    • Rohith moves to Poland for Ph.D.!

      Nov, 2020

      Congratulations Mr. Rohith Valavil Suku (BS-MS major project student) for securing a position in Jagiellonian University, Karakow, Poland. All the best for your future endeavors.

    • Congrats BS-MS students! Co-authored for their excellent work!

      May, 2020

      Our BS-MS students Rohith (Organic letters), Elgin and Ajun (ChemistrySelect) co-authored in publications for their excellent work in catalysis.

    • Our work featured as most read articles in Organic Letters

      April, 2020

      our first work on "Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Alkyl Carboxylic Acid Derivatives with Pyridinium salts via C-N Bond Cleavage" is featured as most read articles in Organic Letters..

    • Publication in Organic Letters

      March, 2020

      Well done Feba Thomas Pulikottil, Ramadevi Pilli (equal share) and Rohith Valavil Suku, our first work on "Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Alkyl Carboxylic Acid Derivatives with Pyridinium salts via C-N Bond Cleavage" is accepted in Organic Letters (impact factor 6.555).

    • Congrats Chandu! for securing a Ph.D. position in Osaka University, Japan

      November, 2019

      Chandu G Krishnan (BS-MS major project student) has secured a Ph.D. position in Osaka University, Japan. Congrats Chandu!

    • Publication in Journal of Catalysis

      August, 2019

      Well done Vetrivelan and Venkadesh (equal share), our first work on cross-coupling reaction titled 'Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reaction of Carbamates with Silylmagnesium Reagents' accepted in Journal of Catalysis (impact factor 7.932).

    • Anirban Ganguly joins the group

      August, 2019

      A warm welcome to Anirban Ganguly as a Ph.D. student in the RR group and all the best for your research scholar in our group!!

    • Master student joins

      August, 2019

      Ajun E Muthu has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Ajun!

    • Master student joins

      August, 2019

      Elgin Carlose has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Elgin!

    • Master student joins

      August, 2019

      Rohith V S has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Rohith!

    • Publication in Chemcatchem

      March, 2019

      Congratulations to team effort of Feba Thomas, Ramadevi, Vetrivelan and Chandu for a publication on 'A free radical reduction and cyclization of alkyl halides mediated by FeCl2' in Chemcatchem.

    • IPhD student joins

      January, 2019

      Bincy Chindan welcome to RR group for the major project and all the best to continue as a research scholar in our group!!

    • Publication in invited journal

      October, 2018

      Hearty congrats to Ramadevi and team for a publication on ' Iron-Catalyzed Protodehalogenation of Alkyl and Aryl Halides Using Hydrosilanes' in OBC.

    • Master student joins

      August, 2018

      Chandu G Krishnan has started as the major project student in Ramesh lab. Welcome Chandu!

    • New PhD student joins

      January, 2018

      Revathi chandrashekar (earlier project assistant) successfuly defended her Ph.D. interview and joins the group as a Ph.D. scholar. Well done Revathi!

    • New Student Joins the Group

      January, 2018

      The group welcomes minor project students; Arun, Nithin and Athira.

    • Promoted to SRF

      January 01, 2018

      Feba Thomas Pulikkuttil got promoted to SRF (Senior Research Fellow), congrats!

    • New Student Joins the Group

      September 01, 2016

      The group welcomes Revathi Chandrasekaran (Project Assistant).

    • Promoted to Ph.D.

      July 01, 2017

      Ramadevi Pilli got promoted as a Ph.D student.

    • New Summer students

      January 01, 2017

      The group welcomes summer fellows; Sethupathi S, Pooja Suresh and Sathish.

    • New Summer students

      January 01, 2017

      The group welcomes IISER summer fellows; Chandu G Krishnan, Vikrant Nauhvar, Mintu Rehman.

    • Shifted to Permanent Campus

      April 0x, 2017

      The group has moved to the permanent campus located in Vithura.

    • New Student Joins the Group

      January 01, 2017

      The group welcomes Venkadesh Balakrishnan (Ph.D. Student), Sara Abraham (minor project), Reshnu Raj (minor project).

    • New Student Joins the Group

      August 01, 2016

      The group welcomes Vetrivelan Murugesan (Project Assistant).

    • New Student Joins the Group

      Jan 24, 2016

      The group welcomes Revathi Lakshmi P (BS-MS Student).

    • Ramesh appears on News Paper

      Jan 10, 2016

      IISER-T'Puram Scientist wins Ramanujan Fellowship.... MORE

    • New Student Joins the Group

      Jan 02, 2016

      The group welcomes Feba Thomas (Ph.D. Student).

    • Ramesh receives Ramanujan Fellowship

      Dec. 14, 2016

      Ramesh has been awarded the prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship. More details about the fellowship can be seen.... MORE

    • Group receives fund from SERB (Extra Mural Research Funding)

      Aug. 12, 2016

      The group received research grant from SERB (Extra Mural Research) to conduct research on Asymmetric Catalysis.

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