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CHEMISTRY


Dr. Someswara Rao Sanapala

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest :

  • Carbohydrate Chemistry & Oligosaccharide synthesis
  • Vaccine Adjuvants
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Glycoconjugate Vaccines
  • Protein Conjugation Methods

Education

  • B. Sc, Chemistry, Govt. Degree College (Srikakulam), Andhra University.
  • M. Sc, Organic Chemistry, Andhra University.
  • Ph. D, Organic Chemistry with Prof. Suvarn S. Kulkarni, IIT Bombay
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, with Prof. Peter H. Seeberger, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany, Jan 2017 – July 2019.
  • Senior Scientist, Vaxxilon, GmbH, Germany, Aug, 2019 – Jan, 2022.

Latest Publications

  • Sanapala, S. R.; Bruna, M. S. S.; Baek, J. Y.; Awan, S. I.; Pereira, C. L. Seeberger, P. H. Chimeric Oligosaccharide Conjugate Induces Opsonic Antibodies against Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotypes 19A and 19F. Chem. Sci., 2020,11, 7401-7407.
  • Sanapala, S. R.; Kulkarni, S. S. "Expedient Route to Access Rare Deoxy Amino L-Sugar Building Blocks for the Assembly of Bacterial Glycoconjugates". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 4938-4947.
  • Sanapala, S. R.; Kulkarni, S. S. “From L-Rhamnose to Rare 6-Deoxy-L-Hexoses”. Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3790-3793.
  • Sanapala, S. R.; Kulkarni, S. S. Chemical Synthesis of Asparagine Linked Archaeal N-Glycan from Methanothermus fervidus. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 3578-3583.
  • Rai, D.; Sanapala, S. R.; Kulkarni, S. S. Serendipitous One-pot Synthesis of Chiral Dienes from Pyranosidic 2,4-Bistriflates. Carb. Res. 2021, 505, 108351.

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