Welcome to the Ramachandran Research Group, where new reagents, reactions, and methodologies in organoboron and fluoroorganic chemistry are continually developed and applied for novel syntheses of natural and unnatural molecules for materials and medicinal chemistry applications. For an overview of our current research projects see the research links above.

We apply our knowledge to develop alternative energy and highly energetic materials for civilian and military applications.

Preliminary screening of several of our molecules has led to the identification of hits with potential anti-microbial activities against C. difficile, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The properties of these molecules are currently being refined to achieve a maximal desirable profile of the lead candidate.

We thank all of the past and current sponsors of our research.

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