Photograph Name Dr SUNNY MANOHAR
Email Id sunnymanohar85@gmail.com Date Of Join
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Educational Qualifications
Degree Institution Year
M.Phil. Chemistry Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi 2009
M.Sc. Chemistry Hindu College, University of Delhi 2007
B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry Motilal Nehru College, University of Delhi 2005
Ph.D. Chemistry Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi 2013
Career Profile
  • Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc), Department of Chemistry, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi (July 2012 - June 2014)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi (July 2014 - Till Date)
Administrative Assignments

Year

 

2019-2020

Lab In-charge – Chemistry Research Lab

 

Member – Admission Committee

 

Member – Equal Opportunity Cell

 

Member – Finance Club

 

Member – Research Committee

 

Member – Sports Committee

2018-2019

Chemistry Coordinator – DBT Star College Scheme

 

Lab In-charge – Chemistry Research Lab

 

Member – ‘Sangyan’ The Quizzing Society

 

Member – Equal Opportunity Cell

 

Member – Campus Maintenance Committee

 

Member – Admission Committee

 

Member – NSS Committee

 

Member – Finance Club

 

Member – Research Committee

2017-2018

Chemistry Coordinator – DBT Star College Scheme

 

Member – Fee Concession and SAF Committee

 

Member – ‘Sangyan’ The Quizzing Society

 

Member – NSS Committee

 

Member – Admission Committee

 

Member – Equal Opportunity Cell

 

Member – NIRF Committee

 

Member – Research Committee

2016-2017

Convener – Gandhi Study Circle

 

Member – Sports Committee

 

Member – India Today-Nielsen Survey Committee

 

Member – Equal Opportunity Cell

 

Member – NIRF Committee

 

Member – Adventure Club

2015-2016

Convener – Gandhi Study Circle

 

Member – Sports Committee

 

Member – India Today Nielsen Survey Committee

 

Member – NIRF Committee

2014-2015

Convener – Gandhi Study Circle

 

Deputy Coordinator – Central Evaluation Centre, DDU College

 

Member – Sports Committee

 
Areas of Interest / Specialization
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Catalysis
Subjects Taught
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Stereochemistry
  • Chemistry of Functional groups
  • Molecules of Life (Carbohydrates, Amino Acids & Proteins, Nucleic Acids, Enzymes)
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Polynuclear Hydrocarbons
  • UV & IR Spectroscopy
  • Chemistry of Cosmetics and Perfumes
Research Guidance
Publications Profile

Research Papers

  1. Sunny Manohar, Shabana I. Khan and Diwan S. Rawat; “Synthesis, antimalarial activity and cytotoxicity of 4-aminoquinoline-triazine conjugates” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 20, 322-325 (2010). (ISSN No.: 0960-894X; Impact Factor: 2.33).
  2. Sunny Manohar, Shabana I. Khan and Diwan S. Rawat; “Synthesis of 4-aminoquinoline-1,2,3-triazole and 4-aminoquinoline-1,2,3-triazole-1,3,5-triazine hybrids as potential antimalarial agents” Chemical Biology and Drug Design 78, 124-136 (2011). (ISSN No.: 1747-0285; Impact Factor: 2.50).
  3. Mukul Sharma, Sunny Manohar and Diwan S. Rawat; “Lewis acid catalyzed synthesis of 1-aryl-1,2-dihydro-naphtho[1,2-e][1,3]oxazin-3-ones under solvent free conditions: A mechanistic approach” Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry 49, 589-595 (2012). (ISSN No.: 1943-5193; Impact Factor: 0.87).
  4. Sunny Manohar, U. Chinna Rajesh, Shabana I. Khan, Babu L. Tekwani and Diwan S. Rawat, “Novel 4-aminoquinoline-pyrimidine based hybrids with improved in vitro and in vivo antimalarial activity” ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters 3, 555-559 (2012). (ISSN No.: 1948-5875; Impact Factor: 3.07).
  5. Sunny Manohar, Shabana I. Khan, Shamseer K. Kandi, Kranthi Raj, Guojing Sun, Xiaochuan Yang, Angie D. Calderon Molina, Nanting Ni, Binghe Wang and Diwan S. Rawat; “Synthesis, antimalarial activity and cytotoxic potential of new monocarbonyl analogues of curcumin” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 23, 112-116 (2013). (ISSN No.: 0960-894X; Impact Factor: 2.33).
  6. Sunny Manohar, Shabana I. Khan and Diwan S. Rawat; “4-Aminoquinoline-triazine based hybrids with improved in-vitro antimalarial activity against CQ-sensitive and CQ-resistant strains of P. falciparumChemical Biology and Drug Design 81, 625-630 (2013). (ISSN No.: 1747-0285; Impact Factor: 2.50).
  7. U. Chinna Rajesh, Sunny Manohar and Diwan S. Rawat; “Hydromagnesite as an efficient novel recyclable heterogeneous solid base catalyst for the synthesis of flavanones, flavanols and 1,4-dihydropyridines in water” Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 355, 3170-3178 (2013). (ISSN No.: 1615-4169; Impact Factor: 5.54).
  8. Sunny Manohar, Anuj Thakur, Shabana I. Khan, Guojing Sun, Nanting Ni, Binghe Wang and Diwan S. Rawat; “Synthesis of unsymmetrical C5-curcuminoids as potential anticancer agents” Letters in Drug Design and Discovery 11, 138-149 (2014). (ISSN No.: 1875-628X; Impact Factor: 0.96).
  9. Sunny Manohar, Antonella Pepe, Christian E. Vélez Gerena, Beatriz Zayas, Sanjay V. Malhotra and Diwan S. Rawat; “Anticancer activity of 4-aminoquinoline-triazine based molecular hybrids” RSC Advances 4, 7062-7067 (2014). (ISSN No.: 2046-2069; Impact Factor: 3.70).
  10. Anuj Thakur, Sunny Manohar, Christian E. Vélez Gerena, Beatriz Zayas, Vineet Kumar, Sanjay V. Malhotra and Diwan S. Rawat “Novel 3,5-bis(arylidiene)-4-piperidone based monocarbonyl analogs of curcumin: Anticancer activity evaluation and mode of action study” MedChemComm 5, 576-586 (2014). (ISSN No.: 2040-2503; Impact Factor: 2.62).
  11. Sunny Manohar, Mohit Tripathi and Diwan S. Rawat, “4-Aminoquinoline based molecular hybrids as antimalarials: An overview” Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry 14, 1706-1733 (2014) (ISSN No.: 1873-5294; Impact Factor: 3.45).
  12. Ritu Mamgain, Himanshu Atheaya, Shabana I. Khan, Sunny Manohar and Diwan S. Rawat, “Synthesis of novel 1,2,3-triazole incorporated quinoline derivatives via click chemistry and evaluation of their antimalarial activity” Journal of Indian Chemical Society 91, 1443-1450 (2014) (ISSN No.: 0019-4522; Impact Factor: 0.25).
  13. Shamseer Kulangara Kandi, Sunny Manohar, Christian E. Velez Gerena, Beatriz Zayas, Sanjay V. Malhotra and Diwan S. Rawat, “C5-curcuminoid-4-aminoquinoline based molecular hybrids: Design, synthesis and mechanistic investigation of anticancer activity” New Journal of Chemistry 39, 224-234 ( 2015) (ISSN No.: 1144-0546; Impact Factor: 3.15).
  14. K. Kranthi Raj, Sunny Manohar, Venkateswara Rao Talluri and Diwan S. Rawat, “Insights into activity enhancement of 4-aminoquinoline-based hybrids using atom-based and field-based QSAR studies” Medicinal Chemistry Research 24, 1136-1154 (2015) (ISSN No.: 1554-8120; Impact Factor: 1.61).
  15. Sunny Manohar, Anuj Thakur, Rohit Bhatia, Suresh Walia, Prija Ponnan and Diwan S Rawat, “Antibacterial and antioxidant activity evaluation of novel symmetrical and unsymmetrical C5-curcuminoids” Indian Journal of Chemistry (Section B) 54B, 1235-1246 (2015) (ISSN No.: 0975-0983)
  16. Sunny Manohar, V. Satya Pavan, Dale Taylor, Deepak Kumar, Prija Ponnan, Lubbe Wiesner and Diwan S Rawat, “Highly active 4-aminoquinoline-pyrimidine based molecular hybrids as potential next generation antimalarial agents”. RSC Advances 5, 28171-28186 (2015). (ISSN No.: 2046-2069; Impact Factor: 3.70)
  17. Prince Kumar, Shamseer Kulangara Kandi, Sunny Manohar, Kasturi Mukhopadhyay and Diwan S Rawat, “Monocarbonyl curcuminoids with improved stability as antibacterial agents against staphylococcus aureus and their mechanistic studies”. ACS Omega 4, 675-687 (2019).

Patents

  1. Diwan S. Rawat, Sunny Manohar, Ummadisetty Chinna Rajesh, Deepak Kumar, Anuj Thakur, Mohit Tripathi, Panyala Linga Reddy, Shamseer Kulangara Kandi, Satyapavan Vardhineni, Kwang-Soo, and Chun-Hyung Kim; Aminoquinoline derivatives and uses thereof; US Patent (Patent No. US 9567316 B2; Date of Patent: Feb 14, 2017).
  2. Diwan S. Rawat, Sunny Manohar, U. Chinna Rajesh, “Aminoquinoline based hybrids and uses thereof” Indian Patent Application 661/DEL/2012 (Patent No. 283657; Date of Certificate Issue: May 29, 2017).
  3. Diwan S. Rawat, Binghe Wang, Nitin Kumar, Sunny Manohar, Xiaochuan Yang and Guojing Sun “Curcumin analogs and methods of making and using thereof” US Patent (Patent No. US 9884825 B2; Date of Patent: Feb 6, 2018).

 

Conference Organization/ Presentations (in the last three years)
Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

S. No.

Scheme & Funding Agency

Title

Funding

Duration

Status

1.

Co-Investigator,

Innovation Project (University of Delhi)

Exploration and synthesis of materials for Dye sensitized solar cells with improved efficiencies

Rs. 5,00,000/-

1 Year

(2015-2016)

Completed

2.

Principal Investigator,

Start-up Grant (UGC)

Magnetically active ionic liquids: Design, synthesis and their applications in organic transformations

Rs. 6,00,000/-

2 Year

(Start Date:

09-01-2018)

On-going

 

Awards and Distinctions
  • Got best poster award at National Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (NCGSC-2010), Chemistry Group, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pillani, Rajasthan, February 19th-21st, 2010
  • Awarded Junior Research fellowship by CSIR from 1st July 2008 to 30th June 2010.
  • Awarded Senior Research fellowship by CSIR from 1st July 2010 to 22nd June 2012.
  • Cleared Joint CSIR-UGC JRF/Eligibility for Lectureship examination held on December 23, 2007 and got CSIR-JRF.
Association With Professional Bodies
Other Activities

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended:

  • 14th ISCB International Conference (ISCB-2010), Chemical biology for discovery: Perspectives and challenges, January 15-18, 2010; Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India.
  • National Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (NCGSC-2010), February 19-21, 2010; Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pillani, Rajasthan, India.
  • 15th ISCB-2011 International Conference of Indian Society of Chemist and Biologist, February 4-7, 2011, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujrat, India.
  • Workshop on Computational Methods in Physical, Geological Modeling and Drug Designing, September 29-October 01, 2011, National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India.
  • Seminar cum Hands-on Training on Computational Protein Structure Prediction, November 28-29, 2011, Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi.
  • 17th ISCB-2012 International Conference of Indian Society of Chemist and Biologist, January 21-24, 2012, Solapur University, Solapur, Maharashtra, India.

 

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