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Department of Chemistry

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Dr Nayana Joseph
Dept. of Chemistry
Designation Assistant Professor
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Area of specialisation Organic synthesis
Date of joining the college 23 September 2014
Academic qualification
  •  BSc Chemistry (M G University)
  • MSc Chemistry (School of chemical sciences, M G University)
  • UGC-NET-JRF(2008)
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry (from NIIST-CSIR Trivandrum)
Current Positions/Responsibilities (in the college)
  • Green Guardian Club Coordinator
  • NSS Programme Officer
Awards and Achievements
  • Research guide(Mahatma Gandhi University)
  • UGC SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP(SRF)
  • UGC JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP(JRF)
  • ALL INDIA LECTURESHIP AWARDED BY UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (NET), NEW DELHI, INDIA
  • GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST IN ENGINEERING (GATE, SCORE: 97%)
Projects - Completed projects

STUDENT PROJECTS

Principal Investigator of Student Projects funded by KSCSTE under SPYTiS on the topic:

  • Plants extract mediated synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles: A green approach (2017-18)
  • SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC DETERMINATION OF THEAFLAVINS (TF) AND THEARUBIGINS (TR) IN COMMERCIAL BRANDS OF BLACK TEA (2018-19)
Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)

Orientation

  • UGC sponsored orientation programme conducted by the UGC-Human Recourse Development Centre, university of Kerala, Kariavattom from 1-03-2017 to 28-3-2017.

Refresher

  •  one week Faculty Development Program on ‘The Art of Framing Questions- Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy’, organized under UGC – Scheme for Trans - Disciplinary Research for India’s Developing Economy (UGC-STRIDE), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Sree Sankara College, Kalady from 7th to 12th June 2021.
  • Swayam Arpit Online Refresher Course in Chemistry for Higher Education (2019-20).
  • Science Academies Refresher Course on Foundations of Physical Chemistry and its Applications held at Indian Women Scientists Association Vashi, Navi Mumbai from 15th to 30th December 2017.
Paper presentation in Seminars

Oral Presentation:5

  • Transition Metal Catalyzed Carboannulation And Ring Opening Of Bicyclic Hydrazines With 2-Formylphenylboronic Acid Under Microwave Irradiation Nayana Joseph and Radhakrishnan K.V. in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Recent trends in catalysis RTC-2016 at Devamatha College, Kuravilangad on 07-08 January 2016.
  • Palladium catalyzed synthesis of biologically and pharmaceutically active molecules Nayana Joseph and Radhakrishnan K.V. in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Phytochemistry u2013 An Emerging Branch for the Development of Potential Anticancer Drugs at Assumption College Changanacherry on 3rd & 4th September 2015.
  • Palladium-Catalyzed Carboannulation Of Bicyclic And Cyclopropane-Appended Spirotricyclic Olefins With 2-Iodobenzonitrile Nayana Joseph and Radhakrishnan K.V. in the Kerala Science Congress, held at Alappuzha during 27-29 January 2015.
  • Exploitation of transition metal catalyzed carboannulation of diazabicyclic alkenes with ambiphilic bifunctional reagents towards functionalized indanones and indanols. Nayana Joseph and K. V. Radhakrishnan, at J-NOST-2012 symposium, IIT-Guwahati, Assam, December 15-17, 2012, OP36.
  • Transition metal catalyzed carboannulation of diazabicyclic alkenes with ambiphilic bifunctional reagents. Nayana Joseph and K. V. Radhakrishnan, in the National Seminar on Frontiers in Chemistry (NSFC-2012), University of Kerala, Kariavattom, April 25-27,2012,OP19.

Poster Presentations: 4

  • Transition Metal Catalyzed Synthesis of Highly Functionalized BiologicallyActive Molecules. Nayana Joseph and K. V. Radhakrishnan, a poster presented at the 14th National symposium in chemistry (NSC-14) held at CSIR-NIIST Trivandrum, February 3-5,2012.
  • Palladium-mediated carbonylation of diazabicyclic alkenes with 2-formylphenylboronic acid using microwave irradiation. Nayana Joseph and K. V. Radhakrishnan, a poster presented at International Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry (ICHC-2011) held at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, December 10-13, 2011.
  • Rhodium catalyzed annulation of diazabicyclic alkenes with 2-cyanophenyl boronic acid: an easy route towards functionalized indanones. Nayana Joseph, and K. V. Radhakrishnan, a poster presented at National seminar on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences: Frontiers and Challenges (RTCSFC 2011), held at University of Kerala, Kariavattom, August, 2011,P09.
  • The palladium catalyzed reaction of azabicyclic olefins with ortho functionalized aryl halides. Nayana Joseph, Jubi John and K. V. Radhakrishnan, a poster presented at National Conference on Recent Trends in Organic Synthesis (RTOS 2011), held at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, February, 2011,P58.
Publications

International-13

  • An easy access to fused chromanones via rhodium catalyzed oxidative coupling of salicylaldehydes with heterobicyclic olefins Ajesh Vijayan, T.V. Baiju, E. Jijy, Praveen Prakash, M. Shimi, Nayana Joseph, Petri M. Pihko, Sunil Varughese, K.V. Radhakrishnan, Tetrahedron 72(2016)4007-4015
  • Palladium Catalyzed Interceptive Decarboxylative Addition of Allyl carbonates with Carbonyl group Baiju T. V., Nayana Joseph, Jainu Ajit, Praveen Prakash, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Sunil Varghese and Yoshinori Yamamoto (Synlett, 2014,25,1246-1252)
  • Bis-Functionalization of 1,3-Dienes through 1,4-Conjugate Addition of Am-phiphilic Bis- -Allyl and Related Palladium Intermediates Baiju T. V., Ajesh Vijayan, Nayana Joseph, Preethanuj P., Praveen Prakash, K. V. Radhakrishnan, E. Suresh and Yoshinori Yamamoto (Synlett,2014, 25(3):359-364)
  • Synthesis of novel zerumbone derivatives via a regio and stereoselective palladium catalyzed deacarboxylative coupling reaction: A new class of u03b1-glucosidase inhibitors Ajish K. R., B.P. Dhanya, Nayana Joseph and Radhakrishnan K. V.(Tetrahedron Letters,2014,55,665-670)
  • Cycloaddition Profile of Pentafulvenes with 3-Oxidopyrylium Betaines: Effect of Solvent, Temperature and Base on Periselectivity. Jinesh M. Kuthanapillil, A. Nijamudheen, Nayana Joseph, E. Suresh, Ayan Datta, K. V. Radhakrishnan (Tetrahedron,2013,69,9751-9760)
  • Synthesis and biological evaluation of carbohydrate appended hydrazinocyclopentenes with potent glycation and u03b1-glucosidase inhibition activities Ajish K. R., Nayana Joseph, Priya Rani M., Raghu K. G., Vineetha V. P. and Radhakrishnan K. V. (Tetrahedron Lett.,2013,54,5682-5685)
  • Rhodium catalyzed oxidative coupling of salicylaldehydes with azabicyclic olefins : A facile access to fused ring chromanones via aldehyde C-H cleavage. Jijy E., Praveen Prakash, Shimi M., Nayana Joseph, Petri Pihko, K. V. Radhakrishnan Chem.Commun.,2013,49,7349u20137351.
  • Rhodium-catalyzed regio and stereoselective conjugate addition of boronic acids to zerumbone: A facile route to synthesize novel zerumbone derivatives Ajish K.R., Nayana Joseph, K. V. Radhakrishnan Synthesis, 2013, 45, 2316-2322.
  • An Efficient and Exclusive Approach to 3,4-Disubstituted Cyclopentenes via Palladium Catalyzed Ring Opening of Azabicyclic olefins with Aryl halides. Nayana Joseph, Rani Rajan, Jubi John, N.V. Devika, E. Suresh, Petri M. Pihko and K. V. Radhakrishnan RSC Adv., 2013,3(21),7751-7757.
  • Palladium catalyzed reaction of ortho functionalized aryl iodides with bicyclic hydrazines: facile route towards heteroannulated cyclopentenes and azabicycles. Jubi John, Rani Rajan, S. Sarath Chand, Praveen Prakash, Nayana Joseph, Eringathodi Suresh, K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron, 2013,69,152-159.
  • Transition metal catalyzed carboannulation of diazabicyclic alkenes with ambiphilic bifunctional reagents: A facile route towards functionalized indanones and indanols. Nayana Joseph, Jubi John, Rani Rajan, Sreeja Thulasi, Anupa Mohan, E. Suresh, K. V. Radhakrishnan. Tetrahedron, 2011,67,4905-4913.
  • Trapping the allyl palladium intermediate from fulvene derived azabicyclic olefin with soft nucleophiles. Rani Rajan, Jubi John, Sreeja Thulasi, Nayana Joseph, K. V. Radhakrishnan, R. C. Sawant. Synthesis 2010(21): 3649-3656.
  • Facile synthesis of alkylidene cyclopentenes via palladium catalyzed ring opening of fulvene derived bicyclic hydrazines. S. Anas, V.S. Sajisha, Jubi John, Nayana Joseph, Sholly Clair George, K.V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron 2008,69,9689-9697.

National-2

  • An access to carbocycles through transition metal catalyzed annulation of diazabicyclic bicyclic alkenes. Nayana Joseph and K V Radhakrishnan. Journal of experimental and theoretical research. ISSN 2394-3874.Volume 7-2015.
  • Rhodium Catalyzed Annulation of Diazabicyclic Alkenes with 2-Cyanophenylboronic Acid: An Easy Route towards Functionalized Indanones Nayana Joseph and K. V. Radhakrishnan (Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Research, 2014,6,70-77.ISSN 2394-3874)
Seminars and workshops organized
  • Coordinator of the International Webinar-2020 on the topic Career Prospects in Chemical Sciences: What, When, Where & How held at Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry on 28-09-20.
  • Coordinator of wetland day celebrations -2020 held at Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry on 6th February 2020.
  • Coordinator of one day workshop on LED BULB ASSEMBLING held at Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry on 29-01-20.
  • Coordinator of the CHEMFEST- IGNIUM 2019 held at Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry on 05-12-2019.
  • Coordinator of the one day workshop on Minimalistic Life Style held at Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry on 26-11-19.
  • Coordinator of the two days workshop on CAMPUS GREEN- GREEN AUDIT WORKSHOP held at Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry from 22nd October 2018 to 23rd October 2018.
  • Coordinator of KSCSTE Co- Sponsored ozone day celebrations-2017 held at Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry on 19/09/2017.
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