Apurba Dutta

  • Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy - Medicinal Chemistry
Malott Hall, Room 4001
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7582


  • Ph.D., North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India (1989)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Konstanz, Germany (1991-92)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1993-94)

Selected Publications

Pashikanti, S. Ukani, R. David, S. A., & Dutta, A. (2017). Total Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationship Studies of the Cytotoxic Anhydrophytosphingosine Jaspine B (Pachastrissamine). Synthesis, 49(9), 2088-2100. DOI:10.1055/s-0036-1588118 https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0036-1588118

Foster, A. C., Li, Y. Runyan, S. Dinh, T. Venadas, S. Chen, J. Pashikanti, S. Dutta, A. Ehring, G. & Staubli, U. (2016). Activity of the enantiomers of erythro-3-hydroxyaspartate at glutamate transporters and NMDA receptors.

Selected Presentations

Dutta, A. . (07/25/2015 - 07/25/2015). A serine-derived second-generation chiron: Applications in the synthesis of drug-like molecular scaffolds. India Global Pharma Expo & Summit 2015 (IGPES-2015). Hyderabad, India

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