Siva Panda

Assistant Professor

Siva Panda

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics

Department of Georgia Cancer Center

The Graduate School


Siva S. Panda, is an Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry/Biochemistry at the Department of Chemistry & Physics, Augusta University. Before joining Augusta University, he was working as a senior scientist at Sigma-Aldrich. He did his postdoctoral research studies at the University of Florida. He has published more than 80 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and two book chapters. He has been also awarded two 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 Berhampur University in Berham, 2002

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Research Award Augusta University, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 4551

    Biochemistry I: Physical Bio
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CHEM 3990

    Undergraduate Research
  • CHEM 1211L

    Principles of Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 2990

    Intro to Research
  • CHEM 4610

    Rational Drug Design

Teaching Interests

Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry


Selected Recent Publications

  • Benzotriazole: A Versatile Synthetic Auxiliary, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Spiro Heterocyclic Systems: A Review, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synthesis, antibacterial properties and 2D-QSAR studies of quinolonetriazole conjugates, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Spirooxindoles as Potential Pharmacophores, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synthesis, molecular modeling studies and bronchodilation properties of nicotinonitrile containing-compounds, 2017
    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

  • New faculty mentoship 2019 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Preparmacy student advisor 2019 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • MS Curriculum 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committe 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MS Curriculum 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • COSM New Building Planning 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Development Committee (FDC) 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • SERMACS 2018 2017 - 2018

    Role: Program Coordinator