Shivajirao L Gholap




Shivajirao L Gholap



Assistant Professor


Born: Nov 1980, Dadshinge (Solapur), Maharashtra
Ph.D. (Prof. Kavirayani R. Prasad), IISc Bangalore, July 2008
Post Doctoral Fellow: Yale Univeristy, USA, Prof. Seth B. Herzon, Aug 2008 - Apr 2010
Alexander-von-Humboldt Post-doctoral Research Fellow: Free University Berlin, Germany with Prof. Hans-Ulrich Reissig, Aug 2010 - Mar 2012
Associate Research Scientist: Yale Univeristy, USA with Prof. Seth B. Herzon, Oct 2012 - Mar 2014
Assistant Professor: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Apr 2014 - present


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Research Interests


Natural product synthesis and their biological studies. Development of new synthetic method and its application in organic synthesis.



    Selected Publications


  1. Insights into Lomaiviticin Biosynthesis. Isolation, Structure Elucidation, and Synthesis of Homoseongomycin. Woo, C. M.; Gholap, S. L.; Herzon, S. B. J. Nat. Prod. 2013, 76, 1238-1241.
  2. Per(2-thienyl)pyridines: Synthesis and Properties. Gholap, S. L.; Hommes, P.; Neuthe, K.; Reissig, H.-U. Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 318-321.
  3. Development of Enantioselective Synthetic Routes to (-)-Kinamycin F and (-)-Lomaiviticin Aglycon. Woo, C. M.; Gholap, S. L.; Lu, L.; Kaneko, M.; Li, Z.; Ravikumar, P. C.; Herzon, S. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 17262-17273.
  4. Stereoselective Total Synthesis of Bioactive Styryllactones (+)-Goniofufurone, (+)-7-epi-Goniofufurone, (+)-Goniopypyrone, (+)-Goniotriol, (+)-Altholactone and (-)-Etharvensin. Prasad, K. R.; Gholap, S. L. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 2-11.



        Group Members


    Ph.D. Students
  • Sayani Das (Institute JRF)
  • Kapil Sharma (CSIR JRF)