Dr. Venkaiah Chintalapudi

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest : Total synthesis of bioactive natural products

  • Combined catalysis (transition metal/organocatalysis)
  • Chemistry of allenamides and ynamides


  • Ph.D, Synthetic Oraganic Chemistry with Prof. D. B. Ramachary (School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad)
  • M.Sc, Organic Chemistry (J.N.T University, Hyderabad)
  • B.Sc, Chemistry (J.K.C College, Guntur, Acharya Nagarjuna University)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, IIT Tirupati (from Dec 2021)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow (2018 - 2021) with Prof. Stephen Clark, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014 - 2018) with Prof. Edward Anderson, Chemistry Research Laboratory, University of Oxford, UK.

Latest Publications

  • Wang, Y.;‡ Chintalapudi, V.;‡ Gudmundsson, H. G. ; Challis, G. L.; Anderson, E. A. “Synthesis of the C50 diastereomers of the C33–C51 fragment of stambomycin D”, Org. Chem. Front, 2022, 9, 445-449. (‡ Contributed equally)
  • Lim, J.;‡ Chintalapudi, V.;‡ Gudmundsson, H. G.; Tran, M.; Challis, G. L.; Anderson, E. A. “Synthesis of the C1–C27 Fragment of Stambomycin D Validates Modular Polyketide Synthase-Based Stereochemical Assignments”, Organic letters, 2021, 23, 7439-7444. (‡ Contributed equally)
  • Mohammad, M; Chintalapudi, V.; Carney, J. M.; Mansfield, S. J.; Sanderson, P.; Christensen, K. E.; Anderson, E. A. "Convergent Total Synthesis of Rubrifloridilactone B and pseudo-Rubriflordilactone B”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2019, 58, 1–6.
  • Chintalapudi, V.; Galvin, E. A.; Greenaway R. L.; Anderson, E. A. “Sequencing Cycloisomerization with Organocatalysis: A Regiochemically Flexible Enantio- and Diastereoselective Approach to Highly Functionalized Hexahydroindoles”, Chem. Commun, 2016, 52, 693-696.
  • Ramachary, D. B.; Chintalapudi, V.; Krishna, P. M. “Stereoselective Synthesis of Druglike Five-Membered Spirooxindoles through Tomita-Zipper Cyclization”, Org. Lett, 2013, 15, 4714-4717.
  • Ramachary, D. B.; Chintalapudi, V.; Krishna, P. M. “Discovery of 2- Aminobuta-1,3-enynes in Asymmetric Organocascade Catalysis: Construction of Drug-like Spirocyclic Cyclohexanes having Five to Six Contiguous Stereocenters”, Chem. Commun, 2012, 48, 2252-2255.

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