Photograph Name Dr KAPIL BOHRA
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Educational Qualifications
Degree Institution Year
B.Sc Hons Chemistry Hansraj College, University of Delhi 2006
B.Ed Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi 2007
M.Sc Chemistry Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi 2009
Ph.D Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi 2014
Career Profile

Assistant Professor: 31/07/2014 - till date

Administrative Assignments

Year 2014-15

  • Member- Sports Committee
  • Deputy Coordinator- Central Evaluation Centre (Dec-14)

Year 2015-16

  • Member- Sports Committee
  • Member- Dramatic Society (Yavanika)
  • Member- Joint admission committee

Year 2016-17

  • Member- Dramatic Society
  • Member- Spic Macay

Year 2017-18

  • Member- College festival committee
  • Member- Joint Admission Committee

Year 2018-19

  • Member- College festival committee
  • Member- Spic Macay

Year 2019-20

  • Member- Garden Committee 
  • Member- Attendance Committee
  • Member- Floorwise Discipline Committee
  • Member- Floorwise campus maintenance Committee
Areas of Interest / Specialization
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Modified Nucleic Acid Research
  • Carbohydrate Modification Research
  • Biotransformation 
Subjects Taught

Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry to B.Sc (H) Chemistry, B.Sc Physical Science and B.Sc Life science Courses

Research Guidance
Publications Profile

1.      Chemoenzymatic Modifications on D-Glucose: Towards Synthesis of Bicyclonucleosides of Therapeutic Importance

Raman K. Sharma, Divya Mathur, Sukhdev Singh, Kapil, Rajendra K. Saxena, Virinder S. Parmar, Ashok K. Prasad Trends Carbo. Res. 2010, 2, 1-9.

2.      Biocatalytic Deacylation Studies on Tetra-O-acyl-β-D-xylofuranosyl Nucleosides: Synthesis of xylo-LNA Monomers

Sunil K. Singh, Vivek K. Sharma, Kapil Bohra, Carl E. Olsen, Ashok K. Prasad J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 7556-7562.

3.      Diastereoselective Acetylation Studies on 4-C-Hydroxymethyl-1,2-O-isopropylidene-3-O-alkyl-β-L-threo-Pentofuranose: Key Precursor for Biocompatible Sugar-PEG Copolymers

Divya Mathur, Kapil Bohra, Sumati Bhatia, Manish Kumar, Priyanka Verma, Rajendra K. Saxena, Virinder S. Parmar, Ashok K. Prasad Trends Carbo. Res. 2011, 3, 42-50.

4.      Sugar-PEGylated Polymers for Drug Delivery Applications

Sumati Bhatia, Kapil Bohra, Manish Kumar, Chandrakant Mukesh, Ashok K. Prasad Trends Carbo. Res. 2012, 4, 1-9.

5.      Multi-component One Pot Synthesis of Novel Coumarinyldihydropyridines Under Solvent Free Conditions.

Kapil Bohra, Deepti Sharma, Banty Kumar, Carl E. Olsen, Virinder S. Parmar, Ashok K. Prasad Journal of Indian Chemical Society 2013, 90, 1885-1891.

6.      Design and Synthesis of LNA-Based Mercaptoacetamido-Linked Nucleoside Dimers

Vivek K. Sharma, Sunil K. Singh, Kapil Bohra, Chandra Shekar Reddy L., Vinod Khatri, Carl E. Olsen, Ashok K Prasad Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids 2013, 32, 256-272.

7.      Synthesis of Triazole-linked LNA-based Non-ionic Nucleoside Dimers Using Cu(I)-catalyzed ‘Click’ Reaction.

       Singh, S. K.; Sharma, V. K.; Kapil Bohra; Olsen, C. E.; Prasad, A. K. Curr. Org. Syn. 2014,    11, 1-10.

8. Synthesis of Sugar-modified Triazole-linked Nucleoside Dimers.

Kapil Bohra; Srivastava, S.; Olsen, C. E.; Prasad, A. K.; Trends Carbo. Res. 2014, 6, 27-32.

9. Smriti Srivastava, Devla Bimal, Kapil Bohra, Balram Singh, Prija Ponnan, Ruchi Jain, Mandira Varma-Basil, Jyotirmoy Maity, M. Thirumal, Ashok K. Prasad, 2018. Synthesis and antimycobacterial activity of 1-(b-D-Ribofuranosyl)-4- coumarinyloxymethyl- / -coumarinyl-1,2,3-triazole, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 150, 268-281, Impact Factor 4.816 (UGC Reference Number 28767).


10. Smriti Srivastava, Vipin K. Maikhuri, Rajesh Kumar, Kapil Bohra, Harbansh Singla, Jyotirmoy Maity, Ashok K. Prasad, 2018. Synthesis and Photophysical Studies on N1-(2′-O,4′-C-Methyleneribofuranonucleoside-3′-yl)-C4-(coumarin-7-oxymethyl)-1,2,3-triazoles, Carbohydrate Research, 470, 19-25, Impact Factor 1.929 (UGC Reference Number 5036).

11. Click synthesis of N 1 -(β-D-ribofuranosyl)-C 4 - (coumarin-4″-yl)-1,2,3-triazoles.

Vipin K. Maikhuri, Kapil Bohra, Smriti Srivastava, Kavita & Ashok K. Prasad, 2019. Synthetic Communications, (Article in Press). 




Conference Organization/ Presentations (in the last three years)

1. Delivered "Oral Lecture" in national conference on "Material Science and Technology: Current Trends and Future Prospects" on 7 Feb 2012, organized by Lachoo Memorial College of Science & Technology, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. 

2. Delivered "Oral Lecture" in international conference on "Challenges in chemistry and biology of carbohydrates" on 22 Jan 2014, organized by ACCTI, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, Utrakhand, India.

3. Presented "Research Paper" in international conference on "Emerging trends in development of drugs and devices" on 21-23 Jan 2013, organized by department of chemistry, University of Delhi.

4. Presented "Research Paper" in 27th International Carbohydrate Symposium on 12-17 Jan 2014, organized by IISc Bangalore, India.

5. Presented "Research Paper" in Indo-German workshop on "New perspectives for nano-carriers in biomedical applications" on 14 Jan 2013, organized by department of chemistry, University of Delhi.

6. Presented "Research Paper" in 20th ISCB International Conference on "Chemistry and medicinal plants in translational medicine for healthcare" on 1-4 Mar 2014, organized by department of chemistry, University of Delhi.

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Title of Project: Facile access to nucleobase-modified nucleosides via Diels-Alder reaction

Project Name: UGC BSR Start-Up Grant

Funding Agency: University Grant Commission.

Duration: 2018 to 2020

Awards and Distinctions
  • Fellowships awarded during research work of PhD:

Cleared CSIR-National Eligibility Test (December 2008) in Chemical Sciences.

May 2009 – June 2011 worked as junior Research Fellow awarded by CSIR.

July 2012 - March 2014: Working as senior Research Fellow awarded by CSIR.

  • Best poster award for the poster entitled “Synthesis of Phosphate backbone modified Nonionic Triazole-linked Dimers of Biological Importance” in the Conference “Emerging Trends in development of drugs and devices” organized by University of Delhi on 21st – 23rd January 2013.
Association With Professional Bodies

Lifetime Membership of "Association of Carbohydrate Chemists and Technologists of India", India.

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