Debasish   Bandyopadhyay

Lecturer I  

Office: ESCNE 3.326/3.492
Phone: (956) 665-3371
Email: debasish.bandyopadhyay@utrgv.edu

Dr. Debasish Bandyopadhyay

Teaches Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry. Conducts research on Drug Development (Synthetic & Natural) and Green Chemistry. Authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, international presentations, and book chapters.





Selected Publications


  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay and Bimal Banik. "AMMONIUM CHLORIDE-INDUCED SYNTHESIS OF PYRROLES VIA PAAL-KNORR REACTION," HETEROCYCLIC LETTERS 7, no. 2 (2017): 463–465.

  • Sushobhan Ukil, Subrata Laskar, and Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Isolation, Purification and Partial Characterization of Crotalaria pallida Aiton Seed Proteins," International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics (2017): 1–7.

  • Prakash Parvatkar, PS Parameswaran, Debasish Bandyopadhyay, Sanghamitra Mukherjee, and Bimal Banik. "Microwave-induced bismuth (III)-catalyzed synthesis of linear indoloquinolines," Tetrahedron Letters 58, no. 30 (2017): 2948–2951.

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay, A Chavez, and BK Banik. "Microwave-Induced Bismuth Salts-Mediated Synthesis of Molecules of Medicinal Interests.," Current medicinal chemistry (2017).

  • Ashlee Chavez, Jessica Cruz, Alexdra Munoz, Ram Yaday, Debasish Bandyopadhyay, and Bimal Banik. "MICROWAVE-INDUCED BISMUTH TRIIODIDE-CATALYZED FACILE SYNTHESIS OF OCTAHYDROXANTHENES," HETEROCYCLIC LETTERS 7, no. 2 (2017): 507–511.

  • Fabián Olazarán-Santibánez, Debasish Bandyopadhyay, Pilar Carranza-Rosales, Gildardo Rivera, and Isaías Balderas-Rentería. "Stereochemical preference toward oncotarget: Design, synthesis and in vitro anticancer evaluation of diastereomeric $β$-lactams.," Oncotarget (2017).

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay and BK Banik. "Synthesis of medicinally privileged heterocycles through dielectric heating.," Current medicinal chemistry (2017).

  • Fabian Olazarán, Carlos García-Pérez, Debasish Bandyopadhyay, Isaias Balderas-Rentería, Angel Reyes-Figueroa, Lars Henschke, and Gildardo Rivera. "Theoretical and experimental study of polycyclic aromatic compounds as $β$-tubulin inhibitors," Journal of molecular modeling 23, no. 3 (2017): 85.

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay, Sanghamitra Mukherjee, and Bimal K Banik. "A Selective, Expeditious and Sustainable Entry en Route to Benzopyrazines and bis-Benzopyrazines," Combinatorial chemistry & high throughput screening 18, no. 1 (2015): 53–62.

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay, Jorge Sanchez, Adrian Guerrero, Fang-Mei Chang, Jose Granados, John Short, and Bimal Banik. "Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel pyrenyl derivatives as anticancer agents," European journal of medicinal chemistry 89, (2015): 851–862.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. Antipancreatic Cancer Beta-Lactams: Liposomal Formulation and Delivery, Robert J. & Helen C. Kleberg Foundation of Texas , $222,189.00 (September 1, 2014 - May 31, 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. Exploratory Synthesis and Preclinical Development of Novel Anti-Cancer Beta-Lactams, Robert J. & Helen C. Kleberg Foundation of Texas , $195,140.00 (September 1, 2014 - May 31, 2017)



Selected Presentations


  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "One-pot concurrent synthesis of thiazolidinones and benzothiazepinones: A greener route," 254th ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (August 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Chemical investigation of Avocado (Persea americana) seed husk: A waste of waste," 254th ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (August 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Chemical investigation of southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) galls," 254th ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (August 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Medicinally privileged compounds from Magnolia grandiflora green seed cones," 254th ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (August 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "On water green synthesis of antitubercular dicoumarols," 254th ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (August 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "First report of diastereodifferentiation of 2-azetidinones towards anticancer activity: Design, synthesis and in vitro evaluation," 253rd ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA (April 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Isolation, characterization, in silico and in vitro anticancer evaluation," 253rd ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA (April 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Isolation, purification and partial characterization of Crotalaria pallida Ait seed proteins," 253rd ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA (April 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Microwave-assisted green synthesis of 1,3-thiazolidin-4-ones: An Insight," 253rd ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA (April 2017)

  • Debasish Bandyopadhyay. "Polycyclic Compounds as Anticancer Agents," 3rd National Symposium of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedicine , Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico), Mexico (September 2016)

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UNIV 3000 03 - Internship:
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CHEM 2123 10 - Organic Chemistry I Lab:
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CHEM 2123 06 - Organic Chemistry I Lab:
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UNIV 4000 03 - Directed Research:
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