JAIDEEP SAHA Assistant Professor, Centre of Biomedical Research (CBMR), Lucknow, India
2016 (Apr-Dec): Assistant Professor, School of Physical Sciences, JNU, New Delhi, India 2013-2015 : Marie-Curie Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK 2012-2013 : Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 2006-2016 : Ph.D. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. USA 2011 : Research Intern, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical Inc. CT. USA
Jaideep obtained his B.Sc (Chemistry) from Calcutta University and M.Sc (Chemistry) from IIT Madras. In 2006 he started his Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry at the University of Connecticut, USA under the supervision of Prof. Mark W. Peczuh, where he worked on the design and synthesis of novel ring-expanded analogues of amino-sugars and phosphine catalysis. After finishing Ph.D. in 2012, he joined the group of Prof. Peter Wipf at the University of Pittsburgh, USA as the post-doctoral fellow. In 2013, he was awarded prestigious Marie-Curie post-doctoral fellowship from European Commission and moved to the Chemistry Research Laboratory, University of Oxford, UK where he worked with Prof. Stuart Conway. In 2016, he started his academic career at the JNU, New Delhi and after a short stint at JNU, he moved to CBMR Lucknow, where he is currently continuing as Assistant Professor in the division of Molecular Synthesis and Drug-Discovery. His research interests lie in the development of new reactions, stereoselective synthesis of natural product-like molecules and biologically interesting compounds, new methods for carbohydrate synthesis and functionalization, synthesis of molecular probes for medicinal chemistry applications.
Merit Scholarship. Department of Chemistry. Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (2003-05).
College Excellence Award for securing FIRST position. S.A. Jaipuria College, Calcutta University, India (2004).
National Scholarship. Govt. of India (2006).
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. Graduate School. University of Connecticut, USA (2011).
Vascular Medicine Institute Fellow. U. Pittsburgh. School of Medicine, USA (2012-13).
Marie-Curie Fellowship, Chemistry Research Laboratory, University of Oxford . U.K (2013-2015).
INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship Award, Department of Science & Technology (DST) India (2013).
Dr. K S Krishnan Research Associate ship, Dept. of Energy, Govt. of India (2015).
UGC-Faculty Recharge Program (FRP) Awardee, Govt. of India (2016).
Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) by Australian Research Council (ARC) (2017).