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|S.V. University, India||B.S.||1977||Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics|
|S.V. University, India||M.S.||1979||Chemistry/Organic|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India||Ph.D.||1990||Organic/Organometallic|
Positions & Employment
|2000 - 2001||Research Associate and Adjunct Assistant Professor, St. Johns University|
|1999 - 2000||Visiting Assistant Professor, Montclair State University, N.J.|
|1998 - 1999||Senior Scientist, Schering-Plough Research Institute, Kenilworth, NJ (Pharmaceutical Company)|
|1996 - 1998||Research Associate, York College, CUNY|
|1994 - 1996||Research Associate, Hunter College, CUNY|
|1993 - 1994||Research Scientist , American Health Foundation, Valhalla, NY|
|1991 - 1993||Research Associate, Hunter College of CUNY|
|1990 - 1991||Post-doctoral Fellow, Queens College of CUNY|
Synthesis of Organic and organometallic compounds to study anticancer activity. Reduction of carbon dioxide to methanol using organometallic compounds as catalysts.
Varattur D. Reddy, A Miniscale and Microscale Approach to Experiments in
Organic Chemistry I, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2007
Varattur D. Reddy, A Miniscale and Microscale Approach to Experimental Organic Chemistry II, 1st Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
Reddy, V. D. “Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of a novel ruthenium carbonyl cluster containing tri-O-benzyl-D-glucal as a chiral carbohydrate ligand,” J. Organomet. Chem, 2006, 691, 27.
Reddy, V.D.; Franck, R.W. “Cleavage and Activation of Benzylidene Lactones with N-Bromosuccinimide,” J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 6911.
Mathur, P.; Reddy, V.D.; R. Bohra, “Addition of methylene groups to Fe3(CO)9(Te)2,” J. Organomet. Chem., 1991, 40, 339.
Mathur, P.; Reddy, V.D.; Das, K.; Sinha, U.C. “ Synthesis and structural characterization of a new methylene bridged double butterfly shaped complex [(CH3Te)Fe2(CO)6]2[Te-CH2-Te],” J. Organomet. Chem., 1991, 409, 255.
Mathur, P.; Reddy, V.D. “Reduction of Fe2Te2(CO)6 and the reaction of dianion formed with metaldihalides, LMCl2, (L=PPh3, M=Pt, Pd, Ni; L=C5H5; L=Me, n-Bu, M=Sn). J. Organomet. Chem., 1990, 385, 363.
Mathur, P.; Reddy, V.D. ”Insertion of methylene group into the Te-Te bond of Fe2Te2(CO)6,” J. Organomet. Chem., 1990, 387, 193.
Mathur, P.; Chakraborty, D.; Mavunkal, I.J.; Reddy, V.D.; Rugmini V.; Thimmappa, B.H.S. “Role of Tellurium in Cluster Synthesis,” Metalloorg. Kim, 1990, 3, 7.
Chakraborty, D.; Mathur, P.; Mavunkal, I.J.; Rugmini, V.; Reddy V.D.; and Thimmappa, B.H.S. “Synthetic aspects and chemistry of some novel cluster complexes,” Proc. Indian. Nat. Sci. Acad., 1989, 55, 342.
Reddy, V. D.; Dayal, D.; Cosenza, S.C.; Reddy. M.V. R.; Pearl. Jr., W.C.; Adams, R.D. “Glycal ruthenium carbonyl clusters: Synthesis, characterization, and anticancer activity,” J. Organomet. Chem, submitted.
Reactivity of Ruthenium carbonyl clusters containing chiral carbohydrate
Synthesis and catalytic activity of chiral ruthenium hydride clusters, PSC-CUNY-37
Synthesis of ruthenium carbonyl clusters containing chiral carbohydrate ligands, PSC-CUNY-36
Synthesis of Modified Nucleoside Analogues as anti-HIV agents, PSC-CUNY-34
Synthesis of Oxaselenonucleosides as anti-HIV agents, NSF-LSAMP
Photo-induced hydrogen atom transfer from novel ruthenium carbonyl clusters, NSF-LSAMP
Served as an advisor for 7 Undergraduate students.
Member of the American Chemical Society
American Chemical Society
Prof. Richard D. Adams
Dr. Stephen C. Cosenza
Dr. M.V. Ramana Reddy
X-ray crystal structure determination are performed in collaboration with Prof.
Richard D. Adams.
Anticancer activity studies are done in collaboration with Dr. Stephen C. Cosenza; Dr. M.V. Ramana Reddy.
Chemistry Research Laboratory M158 - Synthesis of novel Organic
and organometallic compounds
Funding Agency - PSC-CUNY Research Awards
Number of Participants - 3
Year 1 - Dates: 6/9/08 through 8/15/08
|Mentor - D. C. Grills and D. Polansky|
|Departments - Chemistry|
|Project Name - Photoinduced hydrogen atom transfer from novel rutheniumm carbonyl clusters|
|Description - Attempts to Reduce of carbon dioxide to methanol by hydride transfer reactions|
Some of my research projects will be done at BNL because of the availability of research equipment.
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Building 438, PO Box 5000
Upton, New York 11973-5000
(631) 344-5832 fax
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Bldg. 438 - P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000
Phone: (631) 344-4000