Siva Panda

Assistant Professor

Siva Panda

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics


Siva S. Panda, is an Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry/Biochemistry at the Department of Chemistry & Physics, Augusta University. Before joining the Augusta University, he was working as senior scientist at Sigma-Aldrich. He did his postdoctoral research studies at University of Florida. He has published more than 70 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and two book chapters. He has been also awarded one US patent and one is in process with Augusta University.

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  • Ph.D., Medicinal and Pharmaceutical C University of Delhi, 2011

  • MS, Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemi Manipal University, 2006

  • PHARMD, Pharmacy (PharmD [USA] PharmD, Berhampur University in Berham, 2002

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 4551

    Biochemistry I: Physical Bio
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II

Teaching Interests

Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry


Selected Recent Publications

  • Synthesis and Antiviral Bioassay of New Diphenyl Ether-based Compounds, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Benzotriazole Story, 2016
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • One-pot synthesis of bi- and tricyclic heterocyclic compounds using benzotriazole chemistry, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synthesis and molecular modeling studies of indole-based antitumor agents, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synthesis, antimalarial properties and 2D-QSAR studies of novel triazole-quinine conjugates, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Design and synthesis of peptide conjugates, cyclic peptides and peptidomimetics. Computer aided design and synthesis of potential pharmacophores. Isolation and characterization of potential compounds from medicinally important plants. developments of new greener methods for synthesis of medicinally important compounds.

Department Service

  • Faculty Search Committe 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MS Curriculum 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Undergrad Research 2016 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Advisor