Dr. Ranga Sunnapu

Dr. Ranganayakulu (Ranga) Sunnapu

Office Location: 4017 Pinn Hall

Email: fnq9zy at

I have expertise in organic synthesis. Now I am interested in combining synthetic chemistry tools with molecular and cell biology experiments. In addition to research, my hobbies are reading books, watching movies, and playing cricket.
Current position:

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 09/2022-Present
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

Previous Education and Professional Experiences:

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry,    08/2016-05/2022
School of Chemistry, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Advisor: Dr. Rajendar Goreti
Thesis titled “Preparation of Proline Based Chiral Auxiliary for Asymmetric Acetate Aldol Reactions, Total Synthesis of Methoxyl Citreochlorols, (+) & (-)-Diaportinol, and (+) & (-) Desmethyldiaportinol

Integrated BS-MS,    05/2009-05/2014
Sri Venkateswara University – Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India


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