पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान   
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh 
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Dr. Nagendra Nath Yadav

Assistant Professor

Total synthesis of natural products, Development of new synthetic methodology and their application for the synthesis of biologically active molecules, asymmetric synthesis, medicinal chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, drug discovery, API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) synthesis, process research and development, green chemistry, aziridine chemistry.

e-mail: nny[AT]nerist(dot)ac(dot)in, nnyiict[AT]gmail.com
Phone(EPBX/Office): +91-360-2257401 to 408; Ext. 7134

  • Professional Background
  • Honors and Awards
  • Educational Details
  • Administrative Background
  • Sponsored Research Projects
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements
  • Participation in short term courses
  • Publications
From To Designation Organisation
Novemver, 2016 Till date Assistant Professor NERIST (Deemed-to-be-University Under MHRD, Govt. of India)
March, 2015 October 2016 Post-doctoral Research Assistant  (Supervisor – Prof. Hyun-Joon Ha) Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin, Korea
April, 2013 February 2015 Research Scientist Process Research & Development Division, Sai Life Sciences Ltd., Hyderabad, India
March 2012 March 2013 Junior  Research Scientist Research & Development Division, Biophore Pharma Ltd., Hyderabad, India
Award Institute Year
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin, Korea       2015
Inspire Faculty Department of Science & Technology (DST), New Delhi, India       2012
Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India       2008
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India       2006
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) IIT Kharagpur (MHRD, India)       2006
Degree Subject University Year
Ph.D   Chemistry Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT)/ JNTU, Hyderabad, India (Supervisor: Dr. J. S. Yadav)



M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic) DDU Gorakhpur University 2005
From To Designation Organisation
July 2018 Till date Lab Incharge PG Lab-II NERIST
Topic Funding Agency Year
Title Course Code Module Semester
Biochemistry     CY 3203 B. Sc. (Forestry) 1st Year          II
Application of Spectroscopy to Organic Molecules     CY 8004 M. Sc. 2nd Year          I
Natural Products     CY 8006 M. Sc. 2nd Year          I
Organic Chemistry Lab     CY 8152 M. Sc. 2nd Year          I
Chemistry 2 Lab     CY 1201 Base          II     
Organic  Synthesis     CY 8017 M. Sc. 2nd Year          II
Project Work     CY 8299 M. Sc. 2nd Year          II
Title of Project Names of Students
Topic Scholar Name Status of PHD Registration Year
Course Name Sponsored By Date
15th Division of Organic Chemistry (branch organic chemistry) Summer Workshop on NMR Spectroscopy, Geoje, Korea Korean Chemical Society August 24-25, 2015
“Pedagogy Training for Outcome Based Education”, at NERIST NITTTR Bhopal March 16-17, 2017
Workshop on the Role of Local Chapters, at NERIST IIT Kanpur April 29, 2017
Short term course on “Leadership and Team Building in Academia” at NERIST NITTTR – Kolkata Oct 30 to Nov 03, 2017
Four week Orientation programme at UGC HRDC DDU Gorakhpur University Gorakhpur UGC HRDC DDU Gorakhpur University Jan 15 to Feb 11, 2019
International Journals:
  1. Yadav, N. N.; Lee, Y.-G.; Srivastava, N.; Ha, H.-J. (Alkylative Ring-Opening of Bicyclic Aziridinium Ion and Its Application for Alkaloid Synthesis) Frontiers in Chemistry 2019, (7), doi: 10.3389/fchem.2019.00460

  2. Yadav, N. N.; Ha, H.-J.; “Preparation of Stable Bicyclic Aziridinium Ions and Their Ring-Opening for the Synthesis of Azaheterocycles”  J. Vis. Exp. (138), e57572, doi:10.3791/57572 (2018)

  3. Yadav, N. N.; Jeong, H; Ha, H.-J.; “Atom-Economical and Metal-Free Synthesis of Multisubstituted Furans from Intramolecular Aziridine Ring Opening” ACS Omega 2017, 2, 7525−7531.

  4. Choi, J.; Yadav, N. N.; Ha, H.-J.; “Preparation of a Stable Bicyclic Aziridinium Ion and Its Ring Expansion toward Piperidine and Azepane”, Asian J. Org. Chem. 2017, 6, 1292 –1307.

  5. Jeong, H; Yadav, N. N.; Ha, H.-J.; “Synthesis of Lacosamide (Vimpat) and Its Derivatives from Aziridine-(2R)-carboxylate”,  SYNTHESIS 2016, 49, 1264–1272.

  6. Yadav, N. N.; Dolfen, J.; Kimpe, N. D.; D’hooghe, M.; Ha, H.-J.; “Bicyclic Aziridinium Ions in Azaheterocyclic Chemistry – Preparation and Synthetic Application of 1-Azoniabicyclo[n.1.0]alkanes”, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 3485–3511.

  7. Yadav, N. N.; Choi, J.; Ha, H.-J.; “One-pot multiple reactions: asymmetric synthesis of 2,6-cis-disubstituted piperidine alkaloids from chiral aziridine”, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 6426-6434.

  8. Yadav, J. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Reddy, B. V. S.; “Studies directed towards the total synthesis of polyether antibiotic ionomycin: asymmetric synthesis of fragments C(24)-C(32) and C(1)-C(23)”, Tetrahedron 2015, 71, 7539-7549.

  9. Yadav, J. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Gupta, M. K., Srivastava, N.; Reddy, B. V. S.; “GaCl3-catalyzed activation of alkynyl glycosides for the synthesis of O-glycosides”, Monatsh Chem 2014, 145, 517-520.

  10. Yadav, J. S.; Yadav, N. N.; “An iterative, facile stereoselective synthesis of C1-C11 fragment of borrelidin via enzymatic desymmetrization strategy”, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 4024-4032.

  11. Yadav, J. S.; Chary, D. N.; Yadav, N. N.; Sengupta, S.; Reddy, B. V. S. (Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Siphonarienal, Siphonarienone and Pectinatone) Helvetica Chimica Acta 2013, 96, 1968–1977

  12. Yadav, J. S.; Sengupta, S.; Yadav, N. N.; Chary, D. N.; Ghamdi, A. A.; “Stereoselective synthesis of methyl branched chiral deoxypropionate units: A new route for synthesis of insect pheromone (−)-lardolure and (2R,4R,6R,8R) 2,4,6,8-tetramethylundecanoic acid”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 5952–5954.

  13. Yadav, J. S.; Rao, T.S.; Yadav, N. N.; Rao, K. V. R.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Ghamdi, A. K.; “Chemoenzymatic Approach to the Total Synthesis of (+)-Bourgeanic Acid”, SYNTHESIS 2012, 44(5), 788-792.

  14. Reddy, B. V. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Srivastava, N.; Yadav, J. S.; Sridhar, B.; “1,4-Dipolar cycloaddition reactions in ionic liquids: a facile synthesis of 9aH 15H-[1]Benzopyrano[3’,2’:3,4]pyrido[2,1-a]isoquinolines(=9aH 15HBenzo[a][1]benzopyrano [2,3-h]quinolizines”, Helvetica Chim. Acta 2012, 95, 76–86.

  15. Yadav, J. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Rao, T. S.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Ghamdi, A. K.; “Enantioselective total synthesis of (+)-vittatalactone”, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 4603–4608.

  16. Yadav, J. S.; Gupta, M. K.; Jain, R.; Yadav, N. N.; Reddy, B. V. S.; “A practical synthesis of bis(indolyl)methanes employing boric acid”, Monatsh Chem 2010, 141, 1001-1004.

  17. Yadav, J. S.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Gupta, M. K.; “Three component coupling of isoquinoline, activated alkyne and nitromethane: an expedient synthesis of nitroalkyl substituted 1, 2-dihydroIsoqunoline”, SYNTHESIS 2009, 1131-1136.

  18. Yadav, J. S.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Singh, A. P.; Choudhary, M.; Kunwar, A. C.; “Indium-mediated alkynylation of the Baylis-Hillman acetates: a novel route for 1,4-enynes”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 6090–6094.

  19. Yadav, J. S.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Gupta, M. K.; Sridhar, B.; “Gold(III) chloride catalyzed three-component reaction: a facile synthesis of alkynyl derivatives of 1,2-dihydroquinolines and isoquinolines”, J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 6857–6859.

  20. Yadav, J. S.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Gupta, M. K.; “Three-component coupling reactions of isoquinolines, dialkyl acetylenedicarboxylate and indoles: a facile synthesis of 3-indolyl-1,2-dihydro-2-isoquinolinyl-2-butenedioate”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 2815-2819.

  21. Yadav, J. S.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Yadav, N. N.; Satheesh, G.; “Aluminium(III)-promoted Prins-cyclization of 2-allylphenols: an expedient synthesis of benzoxepines”, SYNTHESIS 2008, 2733-2738.

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