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Friday, 30 September 2016

Dr. Rajappa Vaidyanathan

Dr. Rajappa Vaidyanathan

Group Director-Chemical, Synthetic and Analytical Development at Bristol-Myers Squibb

Director and Head-Process Research and Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb, India

Bristol-Myers Squibb


Scott Rychnovsky

(949) 824-8292
1139 Natural Sciences II,3038B Frederick Reines Hall


Director-Early Phase Chemical Development

Bristol-Myers Squibb
 –  (2 years 5 months)Bangalore, India

Head-Process Research and Development

Bristol-Myers Squibb
 –  (1 year 7 months)Bangalore

Associate Research Fellow

 –  (11 years 6 months)


Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Master of Science (M.Sc.), Chemistry

Development of Safe, Robust, Environmentally Responsible Processes for New Chemical Entities
- Dr. V. Rajappa, Director & Head-Process R&D, Bristol-Myers Squibb, India


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13.11.2015: An extension lecture by Dr.Rajappa Vaidyanathan; organized by department of Chemical Engineering & Chemistry.

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Thursday, 29 September 2016

Bhaskar Reddy Guntoori, Ph.D.


Bhaskar Reddy Guntoori, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Process Chemistry

Dr. Bhaskar R. Guntoori joined Pharmaron as a Vice President of Process Chemistry in July 2011, and promoted to Senior Vice Presidnet in January 2016. 
Prior to this appointment, Dr. Guntoori was a Senior Manager, R&D at ApotexPharmachem, Brantford, Canada. 
He started at ApotexPharmachem in 1995 as a Chemist, held several positions within the Process R&D group before being promoted to Senior Manager R&D in 2004. 

He was one of the principal contributors to the growth of the R&D team from less than ten members in 1995 to a group of eighty scientists. He oversaw the successful completion of more than forty API projects, from lab scale process development to scale-up and commercialization and contributed significantly to the growth of intellectual property of the company.   

Dr. Guntoori received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1988 from the University of Poona, India. Subsequently, he joined Sagami Chemical Research Centre, Japan to pursue industrial position under the advisory of Prof. T. Hiyama (1988-1990). 
He then joined Prof. Steve Hanessian’s group at the University of Montreal (1990-1994).
Dr. Guntoori’s expertise covers broad area of synthetic chemistry, such as medicinal chemistry, total synthesis, methodologies and Process R&D. His research work is published in 14 peer-reviewed scientific journals and he is a co-inventor/co-author of more than 88 internationally issued patents/patent applications. 

About Pharmaron
Pharmaron is a private, premier R&D service provider for the life science industry. Founded in 2003, Pharmaron has invested in its people and facilities, and established a broad spectrum of drug R&D service capabilities, ranging from synthetic and medicinal chemistry, biology, DMPK, pharmacology, safety assessment, radiochemistry and radiolabelled metabolism to chemical & pharmaceutical development. With about 4,000 employees and operations in China, the U.S. and the U.K., Pharmaron has an excellent track record in the delivery of R&D solutions to its partners in North America, Europe, Japan and China. For more information, please visit: www.pharmaron.com
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Tuesday, 27 September 2016




Senior Scientist at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories


Senior Scientist

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
 – Present (7 years 9 months)BACHUPALLY, HYDERABAD
Literature search, Product Development of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients includes gram scale development of APIs to Kilogram scale applying the QbD principles and DoE applications.
Usage of PAT tools to understand and monitor the reactions. Development of the product by the usage of eco-friendly solvents and cheaply available chemicals.


 –  (1 year)Rennes
Ionic liquids, Task Specific Onium salts, Continuous micro reactors and biocatalysis


SAI Life Sciences Ltd
 –  (6 months)Shamirpet, Hyderabad
Synthesis of biologically active compounds


Nalsar University of Law

Post-Graduate Diploma in Patents Law

Patents Law

Indian institute of chemical technology

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Sythetic organic chemistry

Development of novel synthetic methodologies and its application towards the total synthesis of Scytophycin-C

University of Hyderabad

Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management, Environmental Science

Research experience

  • Oct 2009–
    Dec 2014
    Dr. Reddy's Laboratories · Research & Development
    India · Hyderabad
  • Sep 2008–
    Aug 2009
    Post doctorant
    French National Centre for Scientific Research · Michel Vaultier
    France · Rennes, Brittany
    Ionic liquids and Task specific onium salts
  • Feb 2008–
    Jul 2008
    Senior research associate
    SAI Life Sciences Ltd · Research and development
    India · Shamirpet
    Synthesis of biologically active molecules
  • Mar 2002–
    Dec 2007
    Research fellow
    Indian Institute of Chemical Technology · Natural Products Chemistry Group (IICT) · Dr. J.S Yadav group
    India · Hyderabad

Processes for the preparation of agomelatine and its intermediates 
EP 2562151 A1

Publication numberEP2562151 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberEP20120181650
Publication date27 Feb 2013
Filing date24 Aug 2012
Priority date25 Aug 2011
InventorsPraveen CherukupallySunitha VyalaSatish Kumar VujjiniVenkata Krishna Rao Badarla,Sreenadha Charyulu KandalaVenkata Rama Krishnam Raju DatlaVenu NalivelaLess «
ApplicantDr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
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Aspects of the present application relate to processes for the preparation of agomelatine and its intermediates which are used in manufacturing process of agomelatine.

Chemistry & Biology Interface

July-August 2012, Volume 2, No.4

July-August 2012, Volume 2, No.4
Chemistry & Biology Interface, 2012, 2, 4, 206-257
(ISSN: 2249 – 4820)

An alternative route for the synthesis of N-substituted iminosugar derivative, miglitol
Ganta Madhusudhan Reddy, V.V.N.K.V. Prasada Raju, Kisara Satyanarayana, Vedantham Ravindra, Sunitha Vyala, G.Venkateshwarlu

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