Venkatesh V - Department of Chemistry,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Venkatesh V
Venkatesh V Assistant professor +91-1332-284924 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry, Interface between Chemistry and Biology, Metal based anticancer drug design
Professional Background
2019-01-01OngoingAssistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2017-01-012 years DST-INSPIRE FacultyIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2015-01-012 years Newton International Fellow The University of Warwick
Honors and Awards
DST-INSPIRE faculty award Department of Science and Technology, Government of India2017
Newton International Fellowship The Royal Society and The British Academy 2017
Eli Lilly and Company Asia Outstanding Thesis AwardEli Lilly and Company2014
Educational Details
Ph.DChemistryIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur2014
M.ScApplied ChemistryAnna University, Chennai2008
B.ScChemistryGobi Arts and Science College, Bharathiar University 2003
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Newton Fund Researcher Link Workshop on Peptides, Proteins and Metals in Disease and TherapyIIT KanpurThe Royal Society2017-01
Material and biological aspects of metal-purine derivativesThe University of Warwick, UKChemical Biology Cluster Talk2015-01
Functional Metal-Organics: Applications in Materials and CatalysisNISER Bhubaneswar Indo-French Symposium2014-01
The Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology Retreat Konstanz, Germany University of Konstanz2012-01
Refereed Journal Papers

As a Principal Investigator:

       1. Krishnendu T Prakash, Namrata Singh and V.Venkatesh*, “Synthesis of novel luminescent copper nanoclusters with                      substituent driven self-assembly and aggregation induced emission (AIE)” Chem. Comm., 2019, 55, 322−355.

         Publications from Ph. D and Postdoc:

  1. H. Shi, Q. Wang, V.Venkatesh, G.Feng, L. S. Young, I. Romero-Canelon, M. Zeng and P. J. Sadler “Photoactive platinum(IV) complex conjugated to a cancer-cell-targeting cyclic peptide” DaltonTrans., 2019, 48, 8560–8561.
  2. H. Shi, I. R. Canelón, M. Hreusova, O. Novakova, V. Venkatesh, A. Habtemariam, G. J. Clarkson, J. Song, V. Brabec, and P. J. Sadler, “Photoactivatable Cell-Selective Dinuclear trans-Diazidoplatinum(IV) Anticancer Prodrugs” Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 14409−14420.
  3. V. Venkatesh, R. B. Martin, C. J. Wedge, I. R. Canelón, C. S. Cano, J. Song, J. P. C. Coverdale, P. Zhang, G. J. Clarkson, A. Habtemariam, S. W. Magennis, R. J. Deeth and P. J. Sadler. “Mitochondria-targeted spin-labelled luminescent iridium anticancer complexes” Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 8271-8278.
  4. V. Venkatesh, N. K. Mishra, I. R. Canelón, R. R. Vernooij, H. Shi, J. P. C. Coverdale, A. Habtemariam, S. Verma, and P. J. Sadler. “Supramolecular Photoactivatable Anticancer Hydrogels” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017,139, 5656–5659.
  5. R. K. Saravanan, P. Saha, V. Venkatesh, T. G. Gopakumar, and S. Verma. “Coordination-Controlled One-Dimensional Molecular Chains in Hexapodal Adenine–Silver Ultrathin Films” Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 3976–3982.
  6. V.Venkatesh, M. D. Bala Kumaran, R. Kamal Saravanan, P. T. Kalaichelvan, S.Verma. “Luminescent Silver–Purine Double Helicate: Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Antibacterial Action” ChemPlusChem, 2016, 81, 1266–1271.
  7. V. Venkatesh, C. J. Wedge, I. R. Canelón, A. Habtemariam, P. J. Sadler. “Spin-labelled photo-cytotoxic diazido platinum(IV) anticancer complex” Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 13034–13037.
  8. C. M. Moyon, V. Venkatesh, K. Vijaya Krishna, F. Bonachera, S. Verma, A. Bianco. “Self-Assembly of Tyrosine in to controlled Supramolecular Nanostructures” Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 11681-11686.
  9. S. Kandambeth, V. Venkatesh, D. B. Shinde, S. Kumari, A. Halder, S. Verma, R. Banerjee. “Self-templated chemically stable hollow spherical covalent organic framework” Nature Commun., 2015, 6, Article No. 6786.
  10. G. Das, B. P. Biswal, S. Kandambeth, V. Venkatesh, G. Kaur, M. Addicoat, T. Heine, S. Verma, R. Banerjee. “Chemical Sensing in Two Dimensional Porous Covalent Organic Nanosheets”  Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 3931–3939.
  11. A. Mukherjee, M.A. Barnett, V. Venkatesh, S. Verma, P. J. Sadler. “Human serum transferrin fibrils: nanomineralisation in bacteria and destruction of red blood cells” ChemBioChem, 2015, 16, 149–55.
  12. B. Mohapatra, V.Venkatesh, S. Verma. “Crystal Engineering with 2-Aminopurine Containing a Carboxylic Acid Pendant” Cryst. Growth Des., 2014, 14, 5042–5052.
  13. R. Das, M. K. Sharma, V. K. Rao, B. K. Bhattacharya, I. Garg, V.Venkatesh, and S. Upadhyay. “An electrochemical genosensor for Salmonella typhi on gold nanoparticles-mercaptosilane modified screen printed electrode” J. Biotechnol. 2014, 188, 9–16. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2014.08.002).
  14. V. Venkatesh, P. Pachfule, R. Banerjee and S. Verma. “Evolution of an adenine-copper cluster to a cuboidal framework: snapshots of its solution phase ripening and gas adsorption properties” Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 12262–12268.
  15. V. Venkatesh, A. Shukla, S. Sivakumar, and S. Verma. “Purine-Stabilized Green Fluorescent Gold Nanoclusters for Cell Nuclei Imaging Applications.” ACS Appl.Mater.Interfaces. 2014, 6, 2185–2191.
  16. N. Nagapradeep, V.Venkatesh, S. K. Tripathi, and S. Verma. “Guanine copper coordination polymers: crystal analysis and application as thin film precursors.” DaltonTrans. 2014, 43, 1744–1752.
  17. P.Singh, V. Venkatesh, N. Nagapradeep, S.Verma and A. Bianco. “G-quartet type self-assembly of guanine functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes.” Nanoscale 2012, 4, 1972–1974.
  18. V. Venkatesh, J. Kumar and S. Verma. “Adenine containing architectures from silver supported dimeric units.” CrystEngComm 2011, 13, 6030–6032.
  19. P. Singh, F.M. Toma, J. Kumar, V. Venkatesh, J. Raya, M. Prato, S. Verma, and A. Bianco. “Carbon Nanotube–Nucleobase Hybrids: Nanorings from Uracil-Modified Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes.” Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 6772 – 6780.
  20.  K. B. Joshi, V. Venkatesh and S. Verma. “Biotin interaction with human erythrocytes: contact on membrane surface and formation of self-assembled fibrous structures.” Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 3890–3892.
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