IIT Jodhpur
Virtual Chemistry Symposium

The Chemical Society of IIT Jodhpur, cordially invites you to the first Virtual Chemistry Symposium of the Department of Chemistry on 17th October 2020 where we get the opportunity to listen to talks of leading academicians from various renowned research institutes of India.

The Chemical Society functions with the motto of promoting scientific and societal interactions among the students and faculties along with making ‘Chemistry’ a fun and vibrant subject to venture into. We believe that this Virtual Symposium will be truly informative and beneficial for the current research students and also for those who are planning to pursue research as their career in future.

Event Credentials


Registration/Event Link




Event Number: 170 980 0418

Event password: vcs2020


Please join via the Cisco WebEx app, and Add Chrome Extension, if prompted. Please do not select the option of 'join via temporary application' or 'join via browser' to ensure a better experience.

Kindly register with proper details and join at least 10 minutes before the start of the event to avoid network traffic.


Scheduled Talks:


(1) Prof. N. Sathyamurthy (IISER Mohali)   Slot: 09.00 A.M to 10.00 A.M

Title: In the beginning it was Helium, Hydrogen and a bit of Lithium


(2) Prof. N. Suryaprakash (IISc Bangalore)  Slot: 10.00 A.M to 11.00 A.M

Title: NMR methodologies for the study of weak molecular interactions and weakly dipolar coupled spin systems.


(3) Prof. Rama Jayasundar (AIIMS Delhi)  Slot: 11.00 A.M to 12.00 P.M

Title: MRI - principles and applications.


(4) Prof. Manmohan Kapur (IISER Bhopal)  Slot: 12.00 P.M to 01.00 P.M

Title: New approaches for TM-catalysed remote and distal functionalizations.


Break: 01.00 P.M to 02.00 P.M


(5) Prof. Narshinha P. Argade (NCL Pune)  Slot: 02.00 P.M to 03.00 P.M

Title: Diversity oriented collective total synthesis of Bioactive multifunctional natural products.


(6) Prof. Basker Sundararaju (IIT Kanpur)  Slot: 03.00 P.M to 04.00 P.M

Title: Sustainable transformations under high valent Cobalt catalysis.


(7) Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay (CCMB Hyderabad)  Slot: 04.00 P.M to 05.00 P.M

Title: GPCRs - Lipid dependent cellular nanomaterials that act as Drug Targets.


(8) Prof. Venkatesh.V (IIT Roorkee)  Slot: 05.00 P.M to 06.00 P.M

Title: Biological applications of metal complexes and metal based nanoclusters.


Date: 17.10.2020 (Saturday)

Time: 09.00 A.M to 06.00 P.M