Dr. Shashiprabha

Assistant Professor
  • M Sc, Ph D
  • Courses Taught : M.Sc. Chemistry / Organic Chemistry
  • Area of Expertise : Organic Chemistry, Synthetic Methodology and Research activities, Analytical techniques and Teaching

Contact Details

email : shashi-sudha@sdmcujire.in

Research

  • Completed UGC minor project entitled “Studies of nitrogen heterocycles derived from substituted aryl ethers and study of their biological activities’’ in the year 2019 for an amount of Rs 3,90,000/-
  • PhD from Mangalore University (2015)

Publications

Patents

  • US 8283499, Patent on “Preparation of naphthoquinone compounds using 2,3-dihalonaphthoquinone.” Sanjay Sukumar Saralya, Shashikumar Hiriyalu Somashekar, Shashiprabha, Shridhara Kanakamajalu, Koottungalmadhom Ramaswamy Ranganathan, Veerasamy Ananthalakshmi, Govindarajalu Jeyaraman, Kothapalli Sundarraja Rao, Kuppuswamy Nagarajan, 2012
  • US 8410268, Patent on “Process for the preparation of Ziprasidone.” Shashiprabha, Kanakamajalu Shridhara, Debkiron Mukherjee, Padmashree Badraje, K Sundarraja Rao, Kuppuswamy Nagarajan, 2013
  • WO 2014/164667, Patent on “Dengue and West Nile Virus Protease Inhibitors” Padmanabhan Radhakrishnan, Nagarajan Kuppuswamy, Rao Kothapalli Sundarraja, Shridhara Kanakamajalu, Shashiprabha, Harisha Attimogae Shivamurthy
  • US 9169232, Patent on “3-(5-methyl-2-oxo-l, 3-dioxol-4-yl) methyloxy-2- trans-[(4- chloro phenyl) cyclohexyl] [1,4]naphthaquinone"-atovaquone prodrug." Sanjay Sukumar Saralaya , Akshaya kunjyannaya , Shashiprabha , Shridhara Kanakamajalu, Kothapalli Sundarraja rao , Kuppuswamy Nagarajan, 2015

International Publications

  • Tautomeric Preference and Conformation Locking in Fenobam, Thiofenobam and Their Analogues: The Decisive Role of Hydrogen Bond Hierarchy SajeshP.Thomas, Shashiprabha, K. R.Vinutha, Suresh P. Nayak, K. Nagarajan and T. N. Guru Row. Cryst. Growth Des. 2014, 14, 3758-3766.
  • Nitroimidazooxazoles#. Part XXIV. Search for antileishmanial agents-2,3-dihydro- 6-nitroimidazo[2,1-b]oxazoles as potential antileishmanial agents Shashiprabha , Suresh Parameshwara Nayak, Kothapalli Sundarraja Rao , Kuppuswamy Nagarajan, Kanakamajalu Shridhara, Els Torreele, Bernadette Bourdin Trunz, Ind. J. Pharm. Sci., 2014, 76(1), 92.
  • Structural studies on nitroimidaooxazoles with Antitubercular and antileishmanial activities Shashiprabha; Nagarajan, Kuppuswamy; Rao, Sundarraja K; Shridhara, K; Nayak, Suresh P; Thomas, Sajesh P; Row, Guru T N; Pari, Koteppa, Jithendranath, Sandesh; in Indian Journal of Chemistry, Sec B, 2017, 56B
  • Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Activity of Quinoline Bound Imidazoles, Shashi Prabha, Sanjay S S, Vishwanatha P, Sudhakar Y N; Mapana Journal of Sciences, 2018, 17(2), 53-59.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Chalcones and Pyrazolines derived from substituted Aryl ether, Shashiprabha, B Shivarama Holla , Vishwanatha P, Nefisath P; Mapana Journal of Sciences, 2019, 18(2), 13-19.

Conferences

  • Shashiprabha, Suresh P Nayak, “A convenient synthesis of 2-phenoxy-4,6-dimethoxy pyrimidines under microwave irradiation without solvent” in the Three Day International Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Research held at Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri during 29th to 31th December 2008.
  • Shashiprabha, Suresh P Nayak, “Synthesis and characterization of bicyclic compounds from 2-mercaptoimidazole” in the International Conference on Synthetic and Structural Chemistry held at Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri during 8th to 10th December 2011.
  • Shashiprabha, Suresh P Nayak, Kuppuswamy Nagarajan ‘Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Activities of derivatives of fenobam, thiofenobam and analogues in two day National level seminar on Emerging trends in analytical Techniques held at the Department of PG Studies in Chemistry, Government Science College(Autonomous), Hassan on 28-29 March 2016.
  • Shashiprabha, Suresh P Nayak, Kuppuswamy Nagarajan ‘Structural studies on Nitroimidazooxazoles with Antitubercular and Antileishmanaial Activities in two day National Conference on Recent Advances in Industrial Engineering and Applied Chemistry held Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Tumkur on 21-22 October 2016.
  • Shashiprabha, Suresh P Nayak, Kuppuswamy Nagarajan ‘Structural Elucidation of Novel 4-Oxo-5-substituted-2-Imidazolidinylidene Derivatives of Fenobam an Anxiolytic Drug’ in International Conference on Modern Trends in Chemical Sciences Including Green Chemistry (MTCSGC-2018) at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai, during 27-29th December, 2018.
  • Harish M, Shashiprabha, Ravishankar L, “Synthesis and Characterisation of 2,34,6-Tetra-O-Benzyl –∂-Lactamintermediate”, National Conference on “Exploring Innovative Research and Developments in Chemical Sciences” (EIRDCS - 2019), Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, 1 & 2, March, 2019
  • Nefisath P, Jagadeesh Prasad D, Nagarajan K, Vishwanatha P, Shashiprabha, “Anthelmintic and Anti-microbial Activity Studies of some 4-Oxo-5-substituted-2-imidazolidinylidene Derivatives of N-Acetylcreatinine”, International Conference on “Advanced Functional Materials for Energy, Environment and Health Care (AFMEEHC)”, University of Mysore, Mysuru, 18-20 March 2019.
  • Nefisath P, Shashiprabha, Jagadeesh Prasad D, Venugopal, Vishwanatha P, “Antitubercular Activity Studies of Some Novel Schiff Bases of Ethyl 2-(3-Cyano-4-Isobutoxyphenyl)-4-Methyl-1,3-Thiazole-5-Carboxylate”, International Conference on “Advances in Chemical and Materials Science (ICCM-2019)”, Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri, 17-19 October 2019.
  • Raksha Kunder , Shashiprabha , Ch.Raji Reddy, “ Synthesis and characterization of N-(4-methoxyphenyl)-Nmethyl-3-phenylpropiolamides”, International conference on Nanotechnology, Srinivasa University, October 18-19, 2019
  • Nefisath P, Prashantha Naik, Annapoorna, Shashiprabha, Vishwanatha P, Venugopald, Jagadeesh Prasad D, “Antitubercular, Anti-inflammatory and Antimicrobial Activity Studies of some Novel Imidazole Derivatives”, International Syngenta Agroscience Symposium on “Sustainable Chemistry & Technology”, Syngenta Biosciences Pvt. Ltd., Goa, 4 & 5 November, 2019.

Conference/ Workshop/Seminar attended

  • Three-day International conference on “Frontiers in chemical research” held at Mangalore University during 29th to 31th December 2008
  • Three-day International Conference on “Synthetic and structural chemistry” held at Mangalore University during 8th to 10th December 2011.
  • Two-day seminar on “Polymorphism & Crystallization techniques” at Navi Mumbai on 26th to 27th July 2013.
  • Two-day National level seminar on Emerging trends in analytical Techniques held at the Department of PG Studies in Chemistry, Government Science College (Autonomous), Hassan on 28-29 March 2016.
  • Two-day National Conference on Recent Advances in Industrial Engineering and Applied Chemistry held Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Tumkur on 21-22 October2016.
  • Three-day Regional Workshop on “Research Based Pedagogical Tools” held at Nitte Centre for Science Education and Research, Mangalore from February 14th-16th, 2018.
  • Three-day International Conference on Modern Trends in Chemical Sciences Including Green Chemistry (MTCSGC-2018) at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai, during 27-29th December, 2018.
  • Two-day National Seminar on ‘Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences” organized by the Department of Chemistry, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College (Autonomous), Ujire on 18th and 19th January 2019.
  • One-day workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights(IPR) and Patent” held at SDMIT, Ujire in January 2019.
  • Six-day short term course on “Customized Natural Products to Evade Multidrug Resistance in Cancer” MHRD GIAN Program from 16-22nd May 2019 organized by at Mangalore University.
  • Three-day workshop ‘Feel Teacher’ Learning and Development Intervention, organized by SDM College, Ujire, conducted by College for Leadership and HRD Mangaluru from 7-9 June 2019, at P.G. Centre, SDM College, Ujire
  • Two-day National Conference on Trends in Materials and Chemical Sciences held at Manipal Institute of Technology on 4-5 November 2019.
  • One-day NAAC orientation program “ YOJANA” under the PARAMARSH scheme of UGC held on 8 November 2019 in SDM College(Autonomous), Ujire.

Awards and Achievements

  • Best oral presentation award in National level seminar on Emerging trends in analytical Techniques held at the Department of PG Studies in Chemistry, Government Science College (Autonomous), Hassan on 28-29 March 2016.
  • Best oral presentation award in two day National Conference on Recent Advances in Industrial Engineering and Applied Chemistry held Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Tumkur on 21-22 October 2016.

Any Others

  • BOE member of St. Agnes College, Mangaluru, Mangalore University, Govt. Science and Arts college Hassan
  • Sound knowledge on process development for APIs as per the regulatory requirements.
  • Good knowledge on chemistry and modern synthetic reactions
  • Plant studies like scale-up and plant validations under GMP conditions.
  • Expertise on chiral purifications in lab and plant levels.
  • Safety evaluation studies, polymorphic studies.
  • Expertise in identifying impurities and impurity profiling
  • Expertise in handling moisture sensitive and micro scale reactions.
  • Capable of performing collaborative as well as independent research.
  • Sound knowledge on analytical chemistry and on hand experience of handling analytical instruments.
  • Identify research problems and solve them independently.
  • Good communication skills and willingness and enthusiasm to learn new things.
  • Eager to update latest research aspects and ability to handle tough situations.
  • Expertise in retrieving data from SciFinder, Reaxys, Chemspider etc.,
  • Experience in retrieving patents from various patent sites such as WO, USPTO, EPO, etc.,
  • Familiar with Windows, Word processors, Spreadsheet applications, Chemdraw, Chem Sketch and ISIS Draw etc.
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