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  • Bimal Krishna Banik, Ph.D.

  • Job Title :

    Professor and Senior Researcher

  • College :

    College of Sciences and Human Studies


  • Department :

    Mathematics & Natural Sciences


Bimal Krishna Banik conducted postdoctoral research at Case Western Reserve University and Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a FRSC and CChem of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK and a Fellow of the Indian Chemical Society.  Dr. Banik was a Tenured Full Professor and First President’s Endowed Professor at the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) and he was also the Vice President of Research & Education Development of the Community Health Systems of South Texas. At present, he is a Full Professor of Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Professor Banik has conducted chemistry and chemical biology research on diverse cancers; antibiotics; hormones; and green chemistry. As the Principal Investigator, he has been awarded $7.25 million grants from US NIH and US NCI. He has 372 publications along with 485 presentation abstracts and 6500 citations. He has presided 20 symposiums at the American Chemical Society National Meetings and over 2 dozen conferences at the National and International level, including 1 at the Nobel Prize celebration in Germany. He has introduced approximately 300 speakers.  He is a reviewer of 93, editorial board member of 28, editor-in-chief of 14, founder of 4, associate editor of 4 and guest editor of 6 journals. He has recruited approximately 200 associate editors, regional editors and editorial board members. He is an examiner of NSF, NCI, NRC, ACS and International grant applications; reviewer of promotion & tenure of faculty of national and international universities; examiner of doctoral theses; panel member of NSF and NCI/NIH grant sections. Professor Banik has served as the chair of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s drug discovery symposiums and directed their analytical chemistry laboratory.
Professor Banik has been selected for the Indian Chemical Society’s Life-Time Achievement Award;  Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Honor Medal from the UK Parliament; US National Society of Collegiate Scholars’ Best Advisor Award for students; Professor P. K. Bose Endowment Medal; Dr. M. N. Ghosh Gold Medal; University of Texas Board of Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award; 5 top-cited papers Awards by Elsevier Journals; approximately 50 certificates of excellences in his profession; Indian Association Community Service Award; ACS Member Service Award; US National Cancer Institute  Webpage recognition; Best Researcher and Mentor Awards by the UTPA; Burdwan University Eminent Alumnus recognition; UTPA’s Award for Excellence in International Studies.  Dr. Banik has received more than 200 invitations to deliver scientific lectures in different countries.


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Stevens Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Chemistry, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Ph. D. in Chemistry from Jadavpur University; Ph. D. thesis work was conducted at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Calcutta, India
  • M. Sc. in Chemistry, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India
  • B. Sc. Hons. in Chemistry, Bejoy Narayan College, Burdwan University West Bengal, India


Publications

Current Research Collaborators:

Professor F. F. Becker, Professor F. Cossio, Professor M. Sierra, Professor P. S. Parameswaran, Professor S. S. Bari, Professor A. Bhalla, Dr. D. Bandyopadhyay, Dr. R. N. Yadav, Dr. S. Basu, Professor S. Mondal, Professor B. Sahoo, Professor J. Ganguly, Professor G. Sanchez, Dr. A. Jain, Dr. A. Das, Dr. M. Abdulla, Dr. T. Alameen, Dr. K. Andrews, Dr. P. Borah and Dr. P. Parvatkar

Former Research Collaborators:

Professor F. F. Becker, Professor J. Tarrand, Professor F. Cossio, Professor M. Sierra, Professor A. K. Bose, Professor M. S. Manhas, Professor N. Lavlinskaia, Professor K. Laali, Professor C. Mukhopadhyay, Professor T. Slaga, Professor S. Naylor, Professor J. Pagan, Professor G. Eyambe, Professor D. Su and Dr. J. Short

Experimental, analytical, biochemical and chemical research experience: 

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Mass Spectroscopy, X-ray Crystal Structure, Gas Chromatography, Infra-red Spectroscopy, Ultraviolet Spectroscopy, Polarimeter, Microwave-induced technology, Ultrasound, Organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry (cancer, infection, and different other diseases), Health Science, Catalysis, Steroids and Fertility, Mechanism of organic reactions, Metal-mediated processes, Green chemistry, Medicinally active drug candidates and Natural products

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER of the INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNALS and BOOK:

  1. Chemistry-An Indian Journal (2003-present)
  2. Bulletin of the Catalysis Society of India (2004-present)
  3. E-Journal of Chemistry (2004-present)
  4. Heterocyclic Communications (Israel, 2006-present)
  5. Scientific Journals International (USA, 2006-present)
  6. International Agricultural Journal on Citrus Fruits (USA, 2007-present)
  7. Organic Chemistry Insights (USA, 2007-present)
  8. The Open Natural Products Journal (USA, 2008-present)
  9. Current Organic Synthesis (Bentham, 2009-present)
  10. Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham, 2009-present)
  11. Organic Chemistry International (USA, 2010-present)
  12. Heterocyclic Letters (India, 2010-present)
  13. International Journal of Molecular Medicine (Greece, 2011-present)
  14. Dove Publisher (India, 2011-present)
  15. Organic & Biomolecular Journal SOAJ (India, 2013-present)
  16. J. Org. Chem. Res. (India, 2012-present)
  17. Organic Chemistry International (USA, 2010-present)
  18. Conference Papers in Biology (USA, 2010-present)
  19. Biochemistry Research International (USA, 2013-present)
  20. Journal of Drug Delivery (USA, 2013-present)
  21. HOAJ-Biology (UK, 2013, present)
  22. International Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry (USA, 2013-present)
  23. Journal of Applied Chemistry (USA, 2013-present)
  24. Journal of Cancer Research (USA, 2013-present)
  25. Research Report in Medicinal Chemistry (Baharin, 2012-present)
  26. Defence Science Journal (India, 2015-present)
  27. Molecules (Switzerland, 2015-present)
  28. J. Contemp. Chemistry (UK, 2017-present)
  29. J. Indian Chem. Soc. (India, 2018-present)
  30. March, 2019-present
  31. Advisory Board Member (BMC Chemistry, Formerly Chemistry Central Journal, UK, 2019-present)
  32. Advisory Board Member of Book Publisher (Cambridge Scholars Publishing , UK, 2019-present)

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS Written as USA Principal Investigator of my Independent Grants:

Seventy Five (75)
Grants, Contracts and Awards:
USA Principal Investigator:

Awarded approximately $7.250 Million Dollar Research Grants from USA NIH, USA NCI, USA Private Foundations, Texas State Fund, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Texas-Pan American (1994-2015)
Principal Investigator of $4,500,000.00 grant (submitted)
 

Director, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Core Research Laboratory supported by NCI:

Approximately $1.00 Million Dollar NMR Instrumentation Grant given by the Vice President of Research funded by National Cancer Institute (1999)

Chair of the Chemistry Department Research Enhancement, UTPA (USA):

$837,000.00 Dollar NMR Instrumentation Grant (Texas State Fund) (2010)

At Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA:

  • Co-Principal Investigator of the Division of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health grant, "Enantiopure β-Lactam Synthons via Ferrier Rearrangement", 1994-96, $225,000.00

At the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA:

  1. Principal Investigator of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s recruitment grant, “Synthesis of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents”, 1995-1996, $100,000.00
  2. Principal Investigator of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s grant on cancer research, “Polyaromatic Compounds as Anticancer agents”, 1999-2002, $125,000.00
  3. Principal Investigator of the University of the Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Bridge grant on cancer research, “Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Organic Compounds”, 2001-2002, $140,000.00
  4. Co-Principal Investigator of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s grant on New Technology Development, “Novel Antimicrobial Agents”, 2003-2004, $75,000.00
  5. Principal Investigator of a few Private Foundations and Endowment grants and gift supports (the Former Vice President for Research of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s initiated projects) on “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents” and “Development of New Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: In Vitro and In Vivo Tests”, 1995-2003, $1,000,075.00

At the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, USA:

  1. Principal Investigator of the “Recruitment Start Up” grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2004-2006, $30,000.00
  2. Principal Investigator of the “Optically Active β-Lactams as Anticancer Agents” grant, National Institutes of Health (HHRC), 2005-2007, $30,000.00
  3. Principal Investigator of  the “Novel β-Lactams as Anticancer Agents” grant, National Institutes of Health, 2006-2012, $730,000.00
  4. Co-Principal Investigator of the “Sponsored Research Infrastructure Program at University of Texas-Pan American” grant, National Institutes of Health, 2007-2009, $216,000.00
  5. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of the Lead Anticancer β-Lactams” grant, Biomedical Research Initiative, National Institutes of Health, 2005, $5,000.00
  6. Principal Investigator of the “Asymmetric Synthesis of the Anticancer β-Lactams” grant, Faculty Research Council, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2006, $4,000.00
  7. Principal Investigator of the “Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Peracetylation of Carbohydrates” grant, Undergraduate Research Initiative, The University of Texas Pan American, 2006, $1,500.00
  8. Principal Investigator of the “Preparation of TX-228”, A Contract from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2006, $5,100.00
  9. Principal Investigator of the “Preparation of Two Antibacterial Agents”, A Contract from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2006, $4,100.00
  10. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of β-Lactams with Heterocyclic Groups” grant, Undergraduate Research Initiative, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2005, $1,500.00
  11. Principal Investigator of the “Novel Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as New Anticancer Agents” grant, Faculty Research Council, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2006, $4,000.00
  12. Principal Investigator of the “Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles of Biological Significance” grant, University Research Initiative, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2006, $1,500.00
  13. Principal Investigator of the “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Preparation of Aspirin” grant, University Research Initiative, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2006, $1,500.00
  14. Principal Investigator of “Lewis Acids-Catalyzed Electrophilic Reaction of Indoles with Carbonyl Compounds” grant, University Research Initiative, University of Texas-Pan American, 2006, $1,500.00
  15. Principal Investigator of “Microwave-Induced Organic Reactions” grant, American Chemical Society Project SEED, 2007, $3,000.00
  16. Principal Investigator of “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Michael Reactions of Indoles in Aqueous Solution” grant, University Research Initiative, University of Texas-Pan American, 2007, $2,000.00
  17. Principal Investigator of the “Preparation of Two Antibacterial Agents”, A Contract from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2008, $5,100.00
  18. Principal Investigator of the “Novel Synthesis of β-Lactams” grant, University Research Initiative, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  19. Principal Investigator of the “Novel Indolininone of Biological Significance” grant, University Research Initiative, The University of Texas Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  20. Principal Investigator of the “Intermolecular Fridel-Crafts Reaction with β-Lactams”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  21. Principal Investigator of the “Anticancer β-Lactams: Diastereoselectivity of Cycloaddition Reaction”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  22. Principal Investigator of the “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Aza-Michael Reactions of 3-Amino β-Lactams”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  23. Principal Investigator of the “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  24. Principal Investigator of the “Novel Glycosylation of Estrone”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  25. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of Aza Indole as Cancer Cell Growth Inhibitor”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  26. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of Indoles as Kinase Inhibitors”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  27. Principal Investigator of the “Aromatic Diamines: Synthesis of Heterocycles via Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  28. Principal Investigator of the “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as New Anticancer Agents” grant, NIH/NCI grant, 2008-2012, $910,083.00
  29. Program Director of the “UTPA-Cancer Center at UTHSCSA Border Partnership” grant, NIH/NCI grant, 2008-2012, $1,543,083.00; UTPA (PI: Professor Banik) received $910,083.00 (see below) and UTHSCSA received approximately $633,000.00
  30. Principal Investigator of the “Novel Acylation of Indoles with β-Lactams” grant, National Institutes of Health, 2008-2009, $20, 000.00
  31. Principal Investigator of the “Collaborative Research Partnership” contract award, University of Texas-Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2008-2009, $31, 000.00
  32. Principal Investigator of the “Synthetic Studies on Polyaromatic Compounds”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008, $2,000.00
  33. Principal Investigator of the “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as New Anticancer Agents” grant, NIH/NCI, 2009-2010, $168,874.00
  34. Principal Investigator of the “Surface-Mediated Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Nitration of Polyaromatic Compounds”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2009, $2,000.00
  35. Principal Investigator of the “Collaborative Research Partnership” contract award, University of Texas-Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2009-2010, $62, 000.00
  36. Consultant and Member of the Training Core Committee of the “Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research”, National Cancer Institute grant (PI: Dr. Mary O’Connell, 2009-2012, $198, 970.00
  37. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of 3-Vinyl β-Lactams and Related Study”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2009, $2,000.00
  38. Principal Investigator of the “Functionalization of 3-Amino β-Lactams”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2009, $2,000.00
  39. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of Polycyclic Indoles”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2010, $2,000.00
  40. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of Unsaturated β-Lactams”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas Pan American, 2009, $2,000.00
  41. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis of β-Lactams Using Solid Phase”, University Research Initiative grant, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2009, $2,000.00
  42. Principal Investigator of the “Collaborative Research Partnership” contract award, UT Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2010-2011, $62, 000.00
  43. Principal Investigator of the “Synthesis and Preclinical Development of Anticancer β-Lactam”, Kleberg Foundation, 2011-2014, $750,000.00
  44. Principal Investigator of the “Collaborative Research Partnership” contract award, UT Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2011-2012, $62,000.00
  45. Principal Investigator of the “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents”, National Cancer Institute, 2011-2012, $118,000.00
  46. Organizer and Chair of the “Microwave-Assisted Chemistry”, American Chemical Society and CEM Microwave Company, 2011-2012, $11,000.00
  47. Principal Investigator of the “Collaborative Research Partnership” contract award, University of Texas-Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2012-2013, $62,000.00
  48. Principal Investigator of the “Collaborative Research Partnership” contract award, University of Texas-Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2013-2014, $62,000.00
  49. Principal Investigator of the “Liposomal Formulation and Delivery of Anticancer Beta Lactams”, Kleberg Foundation, 2014-2015, $223, 000.00

At the Community Health Systems of South Texas, Edinburg, Texas, USA:

  • Principal Investigator of the “Chemical and Biochemical Research with High School Students, Teachers and Administrators”, US Government (Congressman), 2015, $4,500,000.00 (Submitted)

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

(Patent, Paper, Editorial, Book, Book Chapter, Foreword, Perspective, Review, and Commentary):
Published 372 Articles (expecting more than 400 papers by the end of 2019); The following patent list is found at the Thomson/Delphion website on April 17, 2006 (www.delphion.com/fcgi-bin/patsearch); A few patents marked with “A” may merge together; Patents awarded after 2006 are not obtained from this website; The total number of citations of published papers only in journals exceeds 6400 with 44 h-index; 5 Papers have become top 25 most requested and top-cited articles out of 8 millions on ScienceDirect Website published by Elsevier Publisher; One paper has been featured at the cover page of an international journal; A volume of an international journal has been published using my 30 papers only (no other papers from any other groups are included in this volume); One paper has become top-cited in the scientific domain of the world; Three publications are selected for press release in “Recent Trends” on the website of Bentham Publisher and “EurekAlert” operated by American Association for the Advancement of Science; The impact factor of published papers only exceeds high (approximately 500). The total number of media exposures exceeds 200; Highly Cited Researcher according to Thompson Reuters. *Indicates principal/senior and corresponding author
 
 

PATENTS (Examined and evaluated by patent lawyers):
Becker and Banik have contributed equally in these patents (both of them have 50% contributions in the following patents)

  1.  F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Polycyclic β-Lactam Derivatives for the Treatment of Cancer”, World Patent, Number WO103456A2, 2012.
  2.  F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Polycyclic β-Lactam Derivatives for the Treatment of Cancer”, US Patent, Number US8946409, 2015.
  3. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker*, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Antimicrobial and Antiviral Compounds”, World Patent, Number WO039507A1, 2005.
  4. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker*, “Antimicrobial and Antiviral Compounds”, World Patent, Number WO05039507A3, 2005.
  5. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker*, “Antimicrobial and Antiviral Compounds”, US Patent, Number US20050107430A1, 2005.
  6. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Chrysene Compounds”, European Patent, Number EP1124552A4, 2005.
  7.  F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, European Patent, Number EP1 135379, 2004.
  8. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, US Patent, Number US20020103191A1, 2002.
  9. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, US Patent, Number US6479662, 2002.
  10. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, US Patent, Number US6184224, 2002.
  11. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, US Patent, Number US6362200, 2002.
  12. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Chrysene Compounds”, European Patent, Number EP1124552A1, 2000.
  13. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, European Patent, Number EP1135379A1, 2001.
  14. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, US Patent, Number US6184224, 2001.
  15. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, European Patent, Number EP1135379A1, 2001.
  16. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Chrysene Compounds”, World Patent, Number WO24394A1, 2000.
  17. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Chrysene Compounds” , US Patent, Number  US6015811, 2000.
  18. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, World Patent, Number WO0032583C2, 2000.
  19. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, Canadian Patent, Number CA2352878AA, 2000.
  20. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Chrysene Compounds”, Canadian Patent, Number CA2346873AA, 2000.
  21. F. F. Becker* and B. K. Banik*, “Antitumor Dibenzofluorene Compounds”, World Patent, Number WO0032583A1, 2000.
  22. B. K. Banik*, D. Bandyopadhyay and J. Short, “Anticancer Estradiol Derivatives”, US Patent, submitted, 2012 (File Number UTSR.P0027US.P1; Serial number 61/740,078, December 20, 2012, Submitted)).
  23. B. K. Banik* and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Citrus Fruits as the Reaction Vessels”, US Patent, submitted, 2013 (File Number HSCS.P0006US.P1; Serial Number 61/837,983; June 21, 2013, Submitted).

EDITOR of the INTERNATIONAL and NATIONAL JOURNALS/BOOKS:

  1. Current Medicinal Chemistry on Anticancer Agents, (Journal by Bentham,  2001)
  2. Current Medicinal Chemistry on Antibacterial Agents, (Journal by Bentham, 2003)
  3. Molecules on Iodine-Catalyzed Organic Reactions, 2009 and 2012 (Journal by MDPI)
  4. Molecules on Organobismuth Chemistry, 2010, (Journal by MDPI)
  5. Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer (Book, Germany), 2010
  6. Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer (Book, Germany), 2012
  7. Tetrahedron Symposium-in-Print on Beta-Lactams (Journal by Elsevier), 2011
  8. Current Medicinal Chemistry on Microwave-Induced Reactions (Journal by Bentham), 2017
  9. Beta Lactam Chemistry: Synthesis and Applications, Springer Nature (Book, Germany), 2017
  10. Journal of Indian Chemical Society on Microwave-Induced Science (Journal by India), 2018
  11. Current Organocatalysis on Catalysis, Part 1 (Journal by Bentham), 2019
  12. Current Organocatalysis on Catalysis, Part 2 (Journal by Bentham), 2019
  13. Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 1 (Nova Publisher, USA), 2019
  14. Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 2 (Nova Publisher, USA), 2019
  15. Advances in Microwave Chemistry (CRC, Taylor & Francis Publisher, USA and UK), 2019
  16. Sustainable and Green Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry (Elsevier Publisher, UK), 2019
  17. Handbook on Terpenoids (CRC, Taylor & Francis Publisher, USA and UK), 2019

EDITOR-in-CHIEF, FOUNDER, SECTION and ASSOCIATE EDITOR of the INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:

  1. Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 2012-2014 (Journal of Frontiers in Chemistry; NATURE Publishing Group)
  2. Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Current Organocatalysis, 2012-present (Journal by Bentham)
  3. Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Current Microwave Chemistry, 2012-present (Journal by Bentham)
  4. Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Organic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2010-2015 (Journal by Springer)
  5. Section Editor and Founder (Editorial Board-Founding Editor):  Organic & Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry Central Journal, 2015-March, 2019 (Journal by Springer Nature)
  6. Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Asian Journal of Organic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2015-present (Journal by Asian Publishing Corporation)
  7. Associate Editor, Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2016-present (Journal by Asian Publishing Corporation)
  8. Associate Editor, Journal of Ultra Chemistry, 2016-present (India)
  9. Associate Editor, Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, 2016-present (Bentham Publisher)
  10. Associate Editor, Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, 2016-present (India)
  11. Associate Editor, Natural Products-An Indian Journal, March 2017-August 2017 (India)
  12. Editor-in-Chief, Natural Products-An Indian Journal, August 2017-present (India)
  13. Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Contemporary Chemistry, August 2017-present (UK)
  14. Editor-in-Chief, Open Chemistry Journal, 2016-present (Journal by Bentham)
  15. Editor-in-Chief, Modern Chemistry & Applications, 2017-present (OMICS Group, USA)
  16. Associate Editor, Organic Chemistry: Current Research, (OMICS Group, USA), January, 2018-present
  17. Associate Editor-in-Chief, Chemical Methodologies (Iran), 2018-present
  18. International Executive Editor, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2018-present
  19. Editor-in-Chief of Scholarly Journal of Applied Sciences and Research, 2018-present
  20. Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Advancements in Plant Science, 2018-present

As the Editor-in-Chief recruited more than 200 national and international editorial board members (Ph.D.s); recruiting many editorial board members, associate editors and regional editors

REVIEWER and EXAMINER at the NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL LEVEL:

  1. Reviewer of International grants (Austria and Canada), 2000-2012
  2. Reviewer of American Chemical Society grants (USA), 2004-2010
  3. Reviewer of National Science Foundation grants (USA), 2004-2013
  4. Panel Member of NSF grants (2008-2010)
  5. Panel Member of NIH/NCI grants (2008-2011)
  6. Reviewer of National Institutes of Health grants (USA), 2006-2013
  7. Reviewer of the DOD grant applications and Panel, 2008-2010
  8. Reviewer of UTPA faculty research grants (USA), 2005-2008
  9. Reviewer of Research Corporation grants (USA), 2008-2009
  10. Reviewed more than 2000 external and internal research grants and manuscripts, 1997-present
  11. Reviewer of a Drug Company in Spain, 2008
  12. Reviewer of Round Table Group Expert Consortium (New York); Round Table Group has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine
  13. Reviewer of Ph. D. Science theses, 1998-2015; reviewed 21 Ph. D. dissertations
  14. Reviewer of Faculty Promotion and Tenure Applications of 3 national and international universities/research centers, 2000-2014

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

(papers, commentaries & press releases, foreword, journal & book editorials, books, reviews, book chapters and perspectives)


COMMENTARIES and PRESS RELEASES:

  1. B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Michael Reactions”, Thomson-ISIR Web of Science Database has described it as a Fast Breaking Paper in the field of Chemistry (top 1% paper), June, 2004. This paper has also ranked number 2 out of top 20 most cited publications in the prestigious, Journal of Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society during 2002-2004 (Sales and Marketing Report by the ACS), 2005.
  2. D. Bandyopadhyay* and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Medicinally Privileged Heterocycles Through Dielectric Heating”, Press Release in “Recent Trend” by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017, https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/bsp-som030817.php
  3. P. Parvatkar, P. S. Parameswaran, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Carbazoles”, Press Release in “Recent Trend” by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the  American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017, https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/bsp-mir101217.php   
  4. D. Bandyopadhyay*, A. Chavez and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Synthesis of Medicinally Important Molecules”, Press Release in “Recent Trend” by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017, https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/bsp-mbs032417.php 
  5. B. K. Banik*, “Current Organocatalysis and Synthetic Methods”, Press Release by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017.
  6. R. N. Yadav, L. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Camphorsulfonic Acid-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Indoles With Enones”, Selected for Press Release by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2019, https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-11/bsp-cam112818.php
  7. B. K. Banik, Editor-In-Chief of Current Microwave Chemistry Receives ICS Life Time Achievement Award”, For more information, please visit: http://www.rsc.org/news-events/community/2019/jan/lifetime-achievement-award/
  8. R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Camphorsulfonic Acid-Catalyzed Protection of Carbonyl Compounds”, Selected for Press Release by Bentham Publisher and “Eureka Alert” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2019, https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-12/bsp-avm120518.php.
  9. B. K. Banik*, “An Interview with Professor Bimal K. Banik”, Press Release by Bentham Publisher, Current Microwave Chemistry and Current Organocatalysis, 2019, https://benthamscience.com/journals/current-microwave-chemistry/announcement-details/A20190725-001/.

FOREWORD of a BOOK:

  1. B. K. Banik, “Bioactive Natural Products: Chemistry and Biology”, Wiley-VCH (Germany), 2014, 1-5.

PERSPECTIVES:

  1. B. K. Banik*, “My Silver Jubilee With Beta Lactams”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2014, 4, 441-452.
  2. B. K. Banik*, “Research on Polyaromatic Compounds: A Perspective”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2014, 4, 453-461.
  3. B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Reactions for the Past Twenty Five Years”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2014, 4, 463-466.
  4. B. K. Banik*, “My Love with Iodine”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2014, 4, 467-470.
  5. B. K. Banik*, “A Personal Journey Toward Beta Lactams: Synthesis and Medicinal Studies”, Asian J. Organic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2016, 1, 1-6.
  6. B. K. Banik*, R. N. Yadav and S. Chandra, “Non-Traditional Examination: A Study to Improve Academic and Research Performance of Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Students”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 231-237.
  7. B. K. Banik*, “Mentoring High School Students and Undergraduates”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 919-925.
  8. B. K. Banik*, “Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Organic Reactions: Our Own Account”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (USA), 2017, 5:3; DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000227
  9. B. K. Banik*, “Versatile Montmorilionite Supported Reagents for the Synthesis of Biologically Active Compounds: Our Own Endeavor”, Asian J. Org. & Med. Chem., 2017, 2, 160-164.
  10. B. K. Banik*, “One-Pot Reactions: Expeditious Synthesis of Diverse Organic Compounds of Current Interests”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA), 2017, 5:3, DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000229
  11. B. K. Banik*, K. J. Barakat and M. S. Manhas, “Versatile Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenations in Organic Synthesis”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2018, 8, 707-713.
  12. B. K. Banik*, “Indium Metal-Induced Reactions: Synthesis of Biologically Active Molecules”, Asian J. Chem., 2018, 30, 1-4.
  13. B. K. Banik*, “Undergraduate Students’ Class and Laboratory Training”, Natural Products: An Indian Journal, 2017, 13(2); e001.
  14. I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Diverse Methods for the Preparation of Imines”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 1211-1213.
  15. S. Basu* and B. K. Banik*, “Autoimmune Disease: A Major Challenge for Effective Treatment”, Immunology Research (UK), 2017, 1, 103-104.
  16. B. K. Banik*, “Cycloaddition Reaction of Imine With Acid Chloride in the Presence of a Tertiary Base: Variation of the Methods for the Synthesis of Beta Lactams”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA), 2017, DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000240.
  17. B. K. Banik*, “Samarium Metal-Induced Reactions: Synthesis of Diverse Organic Compounds”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA), 2017, DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000239.
  18. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Diverse Heterocycles Through Beta Lactam Cleavage”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2018, 8, 715-717.
  19. B. K. Banik*, “Expeditious Green Synthesis of Versatile Organic Compounds by Diverse Methods”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2018, 8, 241-247.
  20. B. K. Banik*, “Recent Advances of Medicinal Chemistry Through Microwave-Induced Methods”, Current Medicinal Chemistry, 2019, in press.  

JOURNALS and BOOKS EDITORIAL PREFACE and OVERVIEW:

  1. B. K. Banik*, “β-Lactams: Synthesis, Stereochemistry, Synthons and Biological Evaluation”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2004, 11, Number 14.
  2. B. K. Banik*, “Current Approaches to the Development of New Chemotherapeutic Anticancer Agents”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2001, 8, Number 12.
  3. B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Organic Reactions”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2009.
  4. B. K. Banik*, “Organobismuth Chemistry and Material Chemistry”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2010.
  5. B. K. Banik*, “Beta-Lactam Chemistry”, Tetrahedron Symposium-in-Print (UK), 2012, 68, 10632.
  6. B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Organic Reactions”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2012.
  7. B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Organic Reactions”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2012.
  8. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2014,  1, 1.
  9. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2014, 1, 1.
  10. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2014”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2015, 2, 1.
  11. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2014”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2015, 2, 1.
  12. B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Organic Reactions Toward Biologically Active Molecules”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), “Editorial Preface-2017”, 24, 4537.
  13. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, Asian Journal of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, 2016, 1, 1.
  14. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2015”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2016, 3, 1.
  15. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2015”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2016, 3, 1.
  16. B. K. Banik*, “Heterocyclic Scaffolds”, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer Book (UK and Germany), 2010, Volume 22, Preface, 1.
  17. B. K. Banik*, “Beta-Lactams: Unique Structures of Distinction for Novel Molecules”, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer Book (UK and Germany), 2012, Volume 30, Preface, 1.
  18. B. K. Banik*, “Beta Lactams: Novel Synthetic Pathways and Applications”, Springer Nature Book (UK and Germany), 2017, (12 chapters), Preface, v-vi.
  19. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2016”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2017, 4, 1-2. 
  20. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2016”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2017, 4, 1-2.
  21. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2017”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2018, 5, July issue. 
  22. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview-2017”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2018, 5, 1-2.
  23. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, “Organic & Medicinal Chemistry-Volume 1”, Nova Publisher Book (New York), 2018, 1.
  24.   B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, “Organic & Medicinal Chemistry-Volume 2”, Nova Publisher Book (New York), 2018, 1.  
  25. B. K. Banik* and D. Bandyopadhyay*, “Editorial Preface”, “Advances in Microwave Chemistry”, CRC Book (Taylor & Francis), 2018, vii-viii.  
  26. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2018, 95, 583-584.
  27. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface on Advances in Microwave in Chemical Science”, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2018, 95, 1273-1274.
  28. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, “Advances in Organocatalysis”, Current Organocatalysis and Synthetic Methods (Bentham Publisher), 2019, 6, 1.
  29. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, “Advances in Organocatalysis”, Current Organocatalysis and Synthetic Methods (Bentham Publisher), 2019, 6, 78.  
  30. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Overview”, “Green and Sustainable Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry”, Elsevier, 2019, in press. 
  31. B. K. Banik*, “Editorial Preface”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2019, 1, 1.  

BOOKS:

  1. B. K. Banik* and R. N. Yadav*, “Chemistry and Biology of Beta Lactams”, CRC (Taylor & Francis, UK and USA), 2019, under preparation, Sumission date: November 30, 2019 (Banik and Yadav are the authors of 10 chapters).    
  2. B. K. Banik*, B. M. Sahoo* and R. N. Yadav*, “Terpenoids: Chemistry and Biology”, CRC (Taylor & Francis, UK and USA), 2019, under preparation, Sumission date: November 30, 2019 (Banik, Sahoo and Yadav are the authors of 20 chapters).   
  3. B. K. Banik* and P. Borah*, “Women’s Health”, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Press (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), 2019, under preparation, Sumission date: November 30, 2019 (Banik and Borah are the authors of 6 chapters).  
  4. B. K. Banik* and P. Borah*, “Multicomponent Reactions”, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Press (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), 2019, under preparation, Sumission date: November 30, 2019 (Banik and Borah are the authors of 6 chapters). 
  5. B. K. Banik* and P. Borah*, “Fruits and Vegetables”, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Press (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), 2019, under preparation, Sumission date: November 30, 2019 (Banik and Borah are the authors of 6 chapters).  
  6. B. K. Banik* and A. Das*, “Molecules: The Cause of Medicinal Effects”, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Press (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), 2019, under preparation, Sumission date: November 30, 2019 (Banik and Das are the authors of 6 chapters).  
  7. B. K. Banik* and A. Das*, “Microwave in Science and Engineering”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, under preparation, Sumission date: March 31, 2020 (Banik and Das are the authors of 10 chapters). 

BOOKS EDITOR:

  1. B. K. Banik*, “Heterocyclic Scaffolds”, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer (UK and Germany), 2010, Volume 22.
  2. B. K. Banik*, “Beta-Lactams: Unique Structures of Distinction for Novel Molecules”, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer (UK and Germany), 2012, Volume 30.
  3. B. K. Banik*, “Beta Lactams-Novel Synthetic Pathways and Applications”, Springer Nature (UK and Germany), 2017, 1-419.
  4. B. K. Banik*, “Organic and Medicinal Chemistry-Volume 1”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1-447.
  5. B. K. Banik*, “Organic and Medicinal Chemistry-Volume 2”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1-416.
  6. B. K. Banik* and D. Bandyopadhyay*, “Advances in Microwave Chemistry”, CRC (Taylor & Francis, UK and USA), 2019, 1-522.
  7. B. K. Banik*, “Green and Sustainable Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry”, Elsevier, 2019, in press.

BOOK CHAPTERS:

  1. (a) A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas,  B. K. Banik and V. Srirajan, “β-Lactams: Cyclic Amides of Distinction”,  In The Amide Linkage: Selected Structural Aspects in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Material Science,  Eds: A. Greenberg, C. M. Breneman and J. F. Liebman, John Wiley & Sons Inc., (Germany and USA), 2000, 157-214; (b) A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and V. Srirajan, “β-Lactams: Cyclic Amides of Distinction”, In The Amide Linkage: Selected Structural Aspects in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Material Science, Eds: A. Greenberg, C. M. Breneman and J. F. Liebman, John Wiley & Sons Inc. (Germany and USA), 2003, 157-214.
  2. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Anticancer β-Lactams”, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer (Germany), 2010,   22, 349-373.
  3. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Studies of Novel β-Lactams”, CRC (UK and USA), 2013, 31-72.
  4. I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of β-Lactams and Their Chemical Manipulation Via Microwave-Induced Reactions”, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Springer (Germany), 2012, 30, 183-222.
  5. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles”, Elsevier, (UK), 2014, 517-552.
  6. P. Parvatkar, P. Parameswaran and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of β-Lactams Under Solid Phase”, Springer Nature (Germany), 2017, 253-283.
  7. S. Basu and B. K. Banik*, “Clinical Applications of β-Lactams Antibiotics”, Springer Nature (Germany), 2017, 284-309.
  8. S. Basu* and B. K. Banik*, “Apoptosis in Cancer”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1, 319-340.
  9. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, A. Singh and B. K. Banik*, “Ferrier Rearrangement for the Synthesis of Biologically Active Molecules”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1, 395-420.
  10. I. Banik, R. N. Yadav, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Polyaromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1, 365-394.
  11. B. M. Sahoo,* M. T. Chabria and B. K. Banik, “Therapeutic Potentials of Pyrimidine Derivatives: A Scaffold for New Drug Development”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1, 173-226.
  12. B. M. Sahoo,* M. T. Chabria and B. K. Banik, “Medicinal and Pharmacological Importance of Quinazoline Derivatives”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 2, 97-154.
  13. J. Panda, B. M. Sahoo*, and B. K. Banik, “Medicinal and Pharmacological Importance of Thiazolidinone Derivatives”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1, 227-268.
  14. D. Bandyopadhyay* and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Lactams”, CRC (Taylor & Francis, USA & UK), 2019, 385-428.
  15. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Nova Publisher (USA), 2019, 1, 325-364.
  16. B. M. Sahoo*, B. K. Banik and J. Panda, “Microwave Synthetic Technology: An Eco-Friendly Approach in Organic Synthesis”, CRC (USA, UK), 2019, 429-474.
  17. B. M. Sahoo*, B. K. Banik and J. Panda, “Microwave-Assisted Green Chemistry Approach: A Potential Tool for Drug Synthesis in Medicinal Chemistry”, CRC (USA, UK), 2019, 475-508.
  18. B. K. Banik and B. M. Sahoo*, “Synthesis of Beta Lactams and Their Medicinal Uses”, Cambridge Press (UK), 2019, in press.
  19. A. Das* and B. K. Banik*, “Dipole Moment of Medicinally Active Compounds: A Sustainable Approach”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  20. S. Basu* and B. K. Banik*, “Natural Spices in Medicinal Chemistry: Properties and Benefits”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  21. B. K. Banik and B. M. Sahoo*, “Grreen Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Anticancer Drugs”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  22. B. K. Banik, B. M. Sahoo*, B. Sahoo and B. C. Mohanta,“Green Chemistry and Synthetic Approaches in the Development of Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Agents”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  23. R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “One-Pot Synthesis of Medicinally Active Compounds”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  24. A. Jain and B. K. Banik*, “Clay-Mediated Synthesis of Biologically Active Molecules: Green and Sustainable Approaches”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  25. J. Panda, A. Kumar, Ch. N. Patra, B. M. Sahoo*, and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis as a Part of Green Chemistry Approach for Novel Anti-inflammatory Agents”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  26. A. Jain and B. K. Banik*, “Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites: Medicinal    Aspects”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  27. B. M. Sahoo*, B. K. Banik, A. K. Mahato, and C N. Shanthi, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Anti-tubercular Agents: A Novel Approach”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  28. P. Borah and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Steroids and Their Chemical Manipulations”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  29. R. N.Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Reaction in Organic Synthesis”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  30. P. Borah and B. K. Banik*, “Diverse Synthesis of Steroids”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  31. P. Borah and B. K. Banik*, “Medicinal Plants and Their Compounds With Anticancer Properties”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  32. B. K. Banik, B. M. Sahoo*, J. Panda and B. V. V. Ravi Kumar, “Reactions in Water: Synthesis of Biologically Active Compounds”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  33. B. K. Banik and B. M. Sahoo*, “Solventless Reactions: Green and Sustainable Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  34. A. Das*and B. K. Banik,* “Thiosugars in the Synthesis of Biologically Active Compounds”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  35. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Green Synthetic Approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles”, Elsevier, (UK), 2019, in press.
  36. B. M. Sahoo*and B. K. Banik, “Green Synthesis of Oxadiazole Derivatives as Analgesic and Anti-inflamatory Agents”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.
  37. R. N. Yadav, A. K. Srivastava and B. K. Banik*, “Novel and Versatile Organocatalysis in Glycosylation Reactions”, Elsevier (UK), 2019, in press.

REVIEWS:

  1. A. M. Herrera, S. Cortez, V. Garcia, B. K. Banik and G. Rivera*, “Recent Advances in the Development of Broad Spectrum Antiprotozoal Agents”, Current Med. Chem., 2019, in press.
  2. D. Bandyopadhyay*, A. Chavez and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Synthesis of Medicinally Important Molecules”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2017, 24, 4677-4713.
  3. D. Bandyopadhyay* and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Medicinally Privileged Heterocycles Through Dielectric Heating”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2017, 24, 4596-4626.
  4. B. K. Banik*, “Samarium Metal in Organic Synthesis”, Eur. J. Org. Chem. (VCH-Wiley, Germany), 2002, 15, 2431-2444.
  5. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, S. N. Ganguly, A. H. Sharma and B. K. Banik, “MORE Chemistry for Less Pollution: Applications for Process Development”, Synthesis (Thieme, Germany), 2002, 11, 1578-1591.
  6. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Synthesis, Electrophilic Substitution and Structure-Activity         Relationship Studies of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds for the Development of Anticancer Agents”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2001, 8, 1513-1533.
  7. B. K. Banik*, “Tributyltin Hydride Induced Intramolecular Aryl Radical Cyclizations: Synthesis of Biologically Interesting Organic Compounds”, Current Organic Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 1999, 3, 469-496.
  8. A. K. Bose*, B. K. Banik, N. Lavlinskaia, M. Jayaraman and M. S. Manhas, "MORE Chemistry in a Microwave”, Chem. Tech. (American Chemical Society), 1997, 27(9), 18-24.

PAPERS:

  1. A. K. Chakraborti, B. K. Banik and U. R. Ghatak, "A Novel Oxidation Catalyst Derived from Ruthenium (II)-2,2'-Bipyridine Complex for Chemoselective Degradation of Aromatic Rings to Carboxylic Acids", Indian J. Chem., 1984, 23B, 291-292.
  2. B. K. Banik, A. K. Chakraborti and U. R. Ghatak, "An Efficient Synthesis of 2-Substituted 3,3-Dimethylcyclohexane-1-ones. A Simple Synthetic Route to Podocarpa-8,11,13-triene  Intermediates", J. Chem. Res. (S) (Royal Society, UK), 1986, 406-407; J. Chem. Res. (M), 1986, 3391.
  3. B. K. Banik, S. Ghosh and U. R. Ghatak, "Stereoselective Total Synthesis of (±)-Nimbidiol", Indian J. Chem., 1988, 27B, 103-104.
  4. B. K. Banik, S. Ghosh and U. R. Ghatak, "Influence of Methoxy-and Methyl-Aromatic Substituents on Stereochemistry of the Products in the Acid-Catalyzed Cyclization of 2-(2-Arylethyl)-1,3,3-trimethyl cyclohexanols: Stereocontrolled Total Synthesis of (±)-Nimbidiol and (±)-Nimbiol", Tetrahedron (Elsevier, UK), 1988,44, 6947-6955.
  5. B. K. Banik and U. R. Ghatak, "Synthetic Studies Toward Complex Diterpenoids: Synthesis and Oxidative Cleavage of (±)-19,20-Cycloabieta-19-oxo-8,11,13-triene", Tetrahedron (Elsevier, UK), 1989, 45, 3547-3556.
  6. B. K. Banik and U. R. Ghatak, "An Expeditious Total Synthesis of (±)-Sempervirol, (±)-Sugiol and (±)-Xanthopherol Methyl Ether by Acid-Catalyzed Cyclialkylation Route", Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 1989, 19, 1351-1367.      
  7. U. R. Ghatak, B. K. Banik and S. Ghosh, "An Efficient Synthesis of 2-Substituted 3,3-dimethyl cyclohexan-1-ones: A Simple Stereospecific Synthetic Route to Podacarpa-8,11,13-triene Diterpenoids", Essential Oils, Fragrances and Flavors, India, 1989, 127.
  8. S. Pal, S. Ghosh, B. K. Banik, S. K. Alam and U. R. Ghatak, "Synthesis of (±)-2-Methoxy-9a-carbamorphinan and (±)-2-Methoxy-9a-carba-14a-morphinan: Acid Catalyzed Cyclizations of 1-m-Methoxybenzyl-,4a,5,6,7,8-hexahydronaphthalene-2(3H) one and 1-m-Methoxybenzyl-octalins", Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 1990, 20, 2203-2216.
  9. S. Ghosh, B. K. Banik and U R. Ghatak, "Influence of Electron Donating Aromatic Substituents on the Stereochemistry of the Products in Cycloalkylation of 2-(2-Arylethyl)-3,3-dimethyl-1-methylene cyclohexane and Related Substrates. Mechanisms of Aromatic Cycloalkylation", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans I (Royal Society, UK), 1991, 3189-3193.
  10. S. Ghosh, B. K. Banik and U. R. Ghatak, "An Expeditious Synthesis of 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-1,1-dimethyl Phenanthrenes", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans I (Royal Society, UK), 1991, 3195-3197.
  11. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik et al., "Microwave-induced Organic Reaction Enhancement Chemistry. Simplified Techniques", J. Org. Chem. (American Chemical Society), 1991, 56, 6968-6970.           
  12. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas, Z. Kaluza, K. J. Barakat and A. K. Bose, "Microwave-induced Organic Reaction Enhancement Chemistry: Convenient Synthesis of Enantiopure Hydroxy-β-Lactams", Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1992, 33, 3603-3606.
  13. S. Pal, B. K. Banik and U. R. Ghatak, "A Facile Synthetic Route to 1,1-Disubstituted-2,5-dihydro-1H-benz[f]indene-4,9-diones", Synthesis (Thieme, Germany), 1992, 11, 1073-1075.
  14. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Versatile β-Lactam Synthons: Enantiospecific Synthesis of (-)-Polyoxamic acid", J. Org. Chem. (American Chemical Society), 1993, 58, 307-309.       
  15. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas, S. N. Newaz and A. K. Bose, "Facile Preparation of Carbapenem Synthons via Microwave Induced Rapid Reaction", Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. (Elsevier, UK), (Symposium-in-Print on β-Lactam Antibiotics), 1993, 3, 2363-2368.
  16. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik, K. J. Barakat and M. S. Manhas, "Simplified Rapid Hydrogenation Under Microwave Irradiation: Selective Transformations of β-Lactams", Synlett (Thieme, Germany), 1993, 8, 575-576.
  17. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik, S. N. Newaz and M. S. Manhas, "Vinyl β-Lactams: Convenient Elaboration of the Thienamycin Side Chain", Synlett (Thieme, Germany), 1993, 897-899.
  18. S. Pal, B. K. Banik and U. R. Ghatak, "Condensed Cyclic and Bridged-ring Systems. Acid- Catalyzed Intramolecular Alkylations in 1-Diazoacetyl-9-methoxy-1-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydrophenanthrenes", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans I (Royal Society, UK), 1994, 1105-1110.
  19. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and E. W. Robb, "Microwave-Induced Organic Reaction Enhancement (MORE) Chemistry: Techniques for Rapid, Safe, and Inexpensive Synthesis", Res. Chem. Intermed., 1994, 20, 1.
  20. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Stereospecific Glycosylation via Ferrier Rearrangement for Optical Resolution", J. Org. Chem. (American Chemical Society), 1994, 59, 4714-4716.
  21. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik and M. S. Manhas, "Stereocontrol of β-Lactam Formation Using Microwave Irradiation", Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1995, 36, 213-216.
  22. B. K. Banik, G. V. Subbaraju, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Fused Tricyclic β-Lactams via Intramolecular Aryl Radical Cyclization", Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1996, 37, 1363-1366.
  23. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas, E. W. Robb and A. K. Bose, "Environmentally Benign Chemistry: Microwave-Induced Stereocontrolled Synthesis of β-lactam Synthons", Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 1997, 44, 405-415.    
  24. B K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Enantiopure Hydroxy β-Lactams via Glycosylation", Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1997, 38, 5077-5080.
  25. B. K. Banik, O. Zegrocka, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, “Enantiomerically Pure β-Lactams with the Thienamycin Side Chain via Glycosylation”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 1997, 46, 173-176.
  26. B. K. Banik*, "Synthesis of Bicyclo-(3,2,1)-octanone Intermediates Through Metal-Catalyzed Decomposition of Diazomethyl Ketones", Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 1997, 27, 3637-3655.
  27. B. K. Banik, M. Jayaraman, V. Srirajan, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, “Rapid Synthesis of β-Lactams as Intermediates for Natural Products via Eco-friendly Reactions”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 1997, 74, 943-947.
  28. B. K. Banik, V. S. Raju, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, “Tetracyclic Isoquinolones and   Quinazolones via Aryl Radical Cyclizations”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 1998, 47, 639-642.
  29. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhyay, M. S. Venkatraman and F. F. Becker, “A Facile Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds to Aromatic Amines by Samarium and Iodine”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1998, 39, 7243-7246.
  30. B. K. Banik*, M. S. Venkatraman, C. Mukhopadhyay and F. F. Becker, “Benzylic Oxidation by Sodium Bismuthate in Acetic Acid: A Simple Method for the Synthesis of Polycyclic Aromatic Ketones”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1998, 39, 7247-7250.
  31. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Some Chrysene Derivatives”, Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1998, 8, 2877-2880.
  32. B. K. Banik, K. J. Barakat, D. R. Wagle, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, “Microwave Assisted Rapid and simplified Hydrogenation”, J. Org. Chem. (American Chemical Society), 1999, 64, 5746-5753.
  33. B. K. Banik*, O. Zegrocka, I. Banik, L. Hackfeld and F. F. Becker, “Samarium-Induced Iodine-Catalyzed Reduction of the Imines: Synthesis of Secondary Amine Derivatives”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 1999, 40, 6731-6734.
  34. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak, M. S. Venkatraman and F. F. Becker, “Sodium Bismuthate-Mediated Oxidation of Allylic and Benzylic Alcohols”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2000, 30, 2701-2705.
  35. M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik, A. Mathur, J. Vincent and A. K. Bose, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Vinyl β-Lactam: Synthons for Natural Products”, Tetrahedron (Elsevier, UK), (Special issue on β-Lactam Antibiotics), 2000, 56, 5587-5601.
  36. B. K. Banik*, O. Zegrocka and F. F. Becker, “Samarium-Mediated Iodine-Catalyzed Reductive Amination of Adamantyl Methyl Ketone”, J. Chem. Res. (Royal Society, UK), 2000, 321.
  37. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik*, C. Mathur, D. R. Wagle and M. S. Manhas, "Polyhydroxy Amino Acid derivatives via β-Lactams Using Enantiospecific Approaches and Microwave Techniques”, Tetrahedron (Elsevier, UK), (Special issue on β-Lactam Antibiotics), 2000, 56, 5603-5619.
  38. F. F. Becker, C. Mukhopadhyay, L. Hackfeld, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Dibenzofluorene Derivatives”, Bioorg. Med. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2000, 8, 2693.
  39. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak, C. Mukhopadhyay and F. F. Becker, “Sodium Bismuthate Mediated Oxidation Study of Hydrofluorenes”, J. Chem. Res. (Royal Society, UK), 2000, 108-109.
  40. B. K. Banik*, M. Suhendra, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Indium/Ammonium Chloride Mediated Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds: Practical Synthesis of 6-Amino Chrysene”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2000, 30, 3745-3754.
  41. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak and F. F. Becker, “Indium-Mediated Synthesis of 3-Unsubstituted β-Lactams”, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans 1 (Royal Society, UK), 2000, 2179-2181.
  42. A. Ghatak, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Samarium-Induced Reductive Coupling of Ketones in the Presence of Alkyl Halides”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2000, 41, 3793-3796.
  43. M. K. Basu, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Ultra Sound-Promoted Samarium/Ammonium Chloride Mediated Highly Efficient Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2000, 41, 5603-5606.
  44. M. K. Basu, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Promoted Samarium/Ammonium Chloride Mediated Reductive Coupling of Reduction of Aromatic Ketones”, J. Chem. Res. (Royal Society, UK), 2000, 406-407.
  45. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Unprecedented Stereoselectivity in the Staudinger Reaction with Polycyclic Aromatic Imines”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2000, 41, 6551.
  46. S. Samajdar, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Surface-Mediated Highly Efficient Aromatic Nitration by Bismuth Nitrate”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2000, 41, 8017-8020. American Chemical Society, Chemical & Engineering News has highlighted this method in 2001.
  47. A. Ghatak, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of 3-Unsubstitiuted Ferrocenyl β-Lactams by Indium Induced Reaction”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2000, 53, 2769-2773.
  48. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhyay and F. F. Becker, “An Expeditious One-Pot Synthesis of Hydrofluorene Derivatives”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2001, 31, 2399-2403.
  49. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Structure-Activity Relationships Study of New Chrysene and Pyrene Derivatives’, Bioorg. Med. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2001, 9, 593-605.
  50. B. K. Banik*, L. Hackfeld and F. F. Becker, “Studies of the Indium-Mediated Reduction of Imines”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2001, 31, 1581-1586.
  51. C. Mukhopadhyay, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Catalytic Role of Molecular Iodine in the Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols: Microwave-Assisted Reaction”, J. Chem. Res. (Royal Society, UK), 2001, 28-31.
  52. S. Samajdar, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Surface-Mediated Selective Oxidation of Alcohols by Bismuth Nitrate”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2001, 31, 2691-2695.
  53. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, I. Banik, O. Zegrocka and F. F. Becker, “Indium-Mediated Stereoselective Glycosylation of Alcohols”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2001, 55, 227-230.
  54. M. K. Basu and B. K. Banik*, “Samarium-Mediated Barbier Reaction of Carbonyl Compounds”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2001, 42, 187-190.
  55. S. Ng, I. Banik, A. Okawa, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Tricyclic β-Lactams via Palladium Acetate Mediated Heck Reaction”, J. Chem. Res. (Royal Society, UK), 2001, 118-119.
  56. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, L. Hackfeld and F. F. Becker, “Indium-Induced Reductive Cyclization: Synthesis of Biologically Active Heterocyclic Compounds”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2001, 56, 467-470.
  57. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak, S. Samajdar, M. K. Basu, L. Hackfeld, I. Banik, O. Zegrocka and F. F. Becker, “A New Synthetic Method for the Reduction of Imines by Samarium-Induced Reaction”, Indian J. Chemistry, 2001, 40B, 1134-1139.
  58. S. Samajdar, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Montmorillonite KSF-Mediated Facile Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2001, 55, 1019-1022.
  59. S. Samajdar, M. K. Basu, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “A New Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Thioketalization of Carbonyl Compounds: Selectivity and Scope”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2001, 42, 4425-4428.
  60. S. Samajdar, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate Impregnated Montmorillonite: A Versatile Reagent for the Synthesis of Nitro Compounds of Biological Significance”, Arkivoc (USA), 2001, 27.
  61. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and A. Ghatak, “A Convenient Samarium-Mediated Reduction of Ferrocenyl Imines”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2001, 55, 1957-1961.
  62. S. Samajdar, M. K. Basu, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Mediated Deprotection of Oximes”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2002, 32, 1917-1921. American Chemical Society, Chemical & Engineering News has highlighted this method in 2001.
  63. M. K. Basu, S. Samajdar, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “A New Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Acetalization of Carbonyl Compounds”, Synlett (Thieme, Germany), 2002, 319-321.
  64. S. K. Dasgupta and B. K. Banik*, “New Entry to N-Unsubstituted β-Lactams Under Solid-Support”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2002, 43, 9445-9447.
  65. I. Banik, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of β-Lactams with Polyaromaic Imines: Entry to New and Novel Anticancer Agents”, J. Med. Chem. (American Chemical Society), 2003, 46, 12-15.
  66. N. Srivastava and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Versatile Michael Reactions”, J. Org. Chem (American Chemical Society), 2003, 68, 2109-2114.
  67. I. Banik, L. Hackfeld and B. K. Banik*, “Cycloaddition of with Naphthalenyl and Anthracenyl Imines: Interesting Aspects of the Staudinger Reaction”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2003, 59, 505-508.
  68. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and I. Banik, “Indium-Induced Facile Rearrangement of β-Lactams to Oxazines”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2003, 44, 1699-1701.
  69. N. Srivastava, S. K. Dasgupta and B. K. Banik*, “A Remarkable Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Protection of Carbonyl Compounds”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2003, 44, 1191-1193.
  70. B. K. Banik*, D. Adler, P. Nguyen and N. Srivastava, “A New Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Stereospecific Glycosylation of Alcohols”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2003, 61, 101-104.
  71. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, I. Banik, S. Ng and J. Hann, “Montmorillonite Impregnated with Bismuth Nitrate: Microwave-Assisted Facile Nitration of β-Lactams”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2003, 61, 97-100.
  72. B. K. Banik*, “Samarium-Induced Reductive Dimerization of Aryl Ketones in Aqueous Alcohol”, Chemistry-An Indian Journal, 2003, 1, 149-150.
  73. S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Samarium-Induced Reductive Dimerization of Ketimines”, Chemistry-An Indian Journal, 2003, 1, 230-231.
  74. M. K. Basu, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate Mediated Expeditious Deprotection of Hydrazones”, Chemistry-An Indian Journal, 2003, 1, 227. American Chemical Society, Chemical & Engineering News has highlighted this method in 2001.
  75. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and I. Banik, “Simple Synthesis of Substituted Pyrroles”, J. Org. Chem. (American Chemical Society), 2004, 69, 213-216.
  76. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, S. Samajdar and M. Wilson, “Facile Synthesis of Biologically Active Heterocycles by Indium-Induced Reactions of Aromatic Nitro Compounds in Aqueous Ethanol”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2004, 63, 283-296.
  77. B. K. Banik*, F. F. Becker and I. Banik, “Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams: Mechanism of Action”, Bioorg. Med. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2004, 12, 2523-2528.
  78. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Indium/Ammonium Chloride-Induced Selective Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds”, Organic Syntheses (USA), 2004, 81, 188-196.
  79. B. K. Banik*, M. S. Venkatraman, I. Banik and M. K. Basu, “Samarium-Induced Reductive Dimerization of Methyl Cinnamate: Synthesis of 2,8-Diamino Chrysene”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2004, 45, 4737-4739.
  80. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, S. Samajdar and R. Cuellar, “Samarium/NBS-Induced Reductive Dimerization of Carbonyl Compounds”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2005, 46, 2319-2322.
  81. B. K. Banik*, M. Chapa, J. Marquez and M. Cardona, “A Remarkable Iodine-Catalyzed    Protection of Carbonyl Compounds”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2005, 46, 2341-2343.
  82. B. K. Banik*, M. Farnandez and C. Alvarez, “Iodine-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Indoles Under Solventless Conditions”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2005, 46, 2479-2482.
  83. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, M. Renteria and S. Dasgupta, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Straightforward Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2005, 46, 2643-2645.
  84. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams via the Staudinger Reaction”, Bioorg. Med. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2005, 13, 3611-3622.
  85. B. K. Banik*, M. Fernandez and C. Alvarez, “Sodium Bismuthate-Mediated Oxidation of Baccatin”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2005, 35, 3065.
  86. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, N. Aounallah and M. Castillo, “Samarium-Induced Convenient Reductive Dimerization of Aromatic Ketones: A Mechanistic Approach”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2005, 46, 7065-7068.
  87. K. R. Landis-Piwowar, D. Chen, Q. C. Cui, V. Minic, F. F. Becker, B. K. Banik* and Q. P. Dou*, “Apoptotic-Inducing Activity of Novel Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds in Human Leukemic Cells”, Internationl Journal of Molecular Medicine, 2006, 17, 931-935.
  88. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, C. Aguilar and M. Medina “Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Acetylation of Hydroxy β-Lactams”, Chemistry-An Indian Journal, 2006, 3, 76-78.
  89. B. K. Banik*, M. Cardona and J. Marquez, “Sodium Bismuthate-Induced Oxidation Study of Aromatic Hydrocarbons”, Chemistry-An Indian Journal, 2006, 3, 72-75.
  90. B. K. Banik* and M. Cardona, “Facile Synthesis of Pyrroles Fused with Indole Systems”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2006, 47, 7385-7387.
  91. B. K. Banik*, I. Garcia and M. Cardona, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Substituted Pyrrole Bound to Indolinone”, J. Mex. Chem. Soc. 2006, 50, 196.
  92. B. K. Banik*, C. Aguilar and D. Garcia, “Both Enantiomers of the Taxol Side Chain via Optical Resolution of Hydroxy β-Lactams”, J. Mex. Chem. Soc. 2006, 50, 195.
  93. B. K. Banik*, F. Morales and H. Aguilar, “Optically Active β-Lactams with Thienamycin Side Chain via Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Glycosylation”, J. Mex. Chem. Soc. 2006, 50, 194.
  94. B. K. Banik*, I. Garcia and F. Morales, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Indoles in Water”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2007, 71, 919-924.
  95. C. Mukhopadhyay, A. Datta and B. K. Banik, “Dowex-50 in Aqueous Medium: Highly Efficient Biginelli Condensation for the Synthesis of 4-Aryl-3,4-dihydropyrimidones”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2007, 71, 181-188.
  96. C. Mukhopadhyay, A. Datta and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Induced Biginelli Condensation for the Synthesis of Dihydropyrimidones”, J. Het. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2007, 44, 979-981.
  97. B. K. Banik* and R. Garza, “Iodine-Catalyzed Facile Deprotection of Acetal and Ketal in Acetone”, Chem. Edu. (USA), 2007, 12, 75-76.
  98. A. Bose, P. Sanjoto, S. Villarreal, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Nitration of Estrone by Metal Nitrate”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2007, 48, 3945-3947.
  99. B. K. Banik,* I. Garcia, F. Moarles and C. Aguilar, “Novel Synthesis of Substituted Pyrroles Bound to Indolinone via Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Reaction”, Heterocyclic Communications (Freund Publisher, Israel), 2007, 13, 109-112.
  100. B. K. Banik, B. Lecea, A. Arrieta, A. Cozar and F. P. Cossio*, “On the Stereodivergent Behavior Observed in the Staudinger Reaction Between Methoxyketene and (E)-N-Arylbenzylidenearyl Amines”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (Wiley, Germany), 2007, 46, 3028-3032.
  101. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhya and C. Logan, “Optical Resolution of Dibenzofluorenol: Intermediates for Anticancer Agents”, Synthetic Communications (Francis & Taylor, USA), 2007, 37, 3895-3900.
  102. I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Influence of Class Notes on the Academic Performance of Undergraduates Organic Chemistry Students”, Chem. Edu. (USA), 2008, 13, 257-259.
  103. B. K. Banik*, A. Reddy, A. Dutta and C. Mukhopadhyay, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Three Component Reactions Toward Dihydropyrimidones”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2007, 48, 7392-7394.
  104. B. K. Banik*, H. Aguilar and Daniel Cordova, “Unprecedented Stereocontrol of β-Lactam Formation Derived From N-Cinnamylidenearylamine”, Heterocycles. (Elsevier, UK), 2007, 71, 2321-2324.
  105. K. K. Laali, T. Okazaki, F. Sultana, S. D. Bunge, B. K. Banik and C. Swartz, “Stable Ion NMR and GIAO-DFT Study of the Carbocations from Benzofluorenes and Dibenzofluorenes: Synthesis of Nitro Derivatives, Mutagenicity Assay and X-ray Analysis”, Eur. J. Org. Chem. (John Wiley, Germany), 2008, 10, 1740-1752.
  106. S. Rivera, D. Banyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Facile Synthesis of N-Substituted Pyrroles Via Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Reaction Under Solventless Conditions”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2009, 50, 5445-5448.
  107. B. K. Banik*, O. Zegrocka , M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, “A Facile Iodine-Catalyzed  Stereospecific Glycosylation: Enantiomerically Pure β-Lactams with the Thienamycin Side  Chain”, Heterocycles (Elsevier, UK), 2009, 78, 2443-2454.
  108. A. Kall, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-induced Aza-Michael Reaction in Water: A Remarkable Simple Procedure”, Synthetic Communications (Frances Taylor, USA), 2010, 40, 1730-1735.
  109. G. Sanchez, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Jaggi, C. G. Gonzalez and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Synthesis of 3-Amino β-Lactams Derived from Polyaromatic Compounds”, Heterocyclic Communications, (Freund Publisher, Israel), 2009, 323-325.
  110. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and F, F. Becker “Asymmetric Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams Via Staudinger Reaction”, Molecular Medicine Reports, (Greece), 2010, 3, 319-321.
  111. H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik, “Stereoselctivity of 3,3-Disubstituted β-Lactam Formation Via Staudinger Reaction”, Heterocycles Communications (Freund Publisher, Israel), 2009, 15, 365-368.
  112. D. Bandyopadhyay, M. Xavier and B. K. Banik*, “Highly Stereoselective Beta-Lactam Synthesis via the Staudinger Reaction Using Polyaromatic Imines”, Heterocyclic Communications (Freund Publisher, Israel), 2009, 15, 229-232.
  113. L. Iglesias, C. Aguilar, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Bis Indoloylmethane Under Solventless Conditions”, Synthetic Communications (Frances Taylor, US), 2010, 40, 3678-3682.
  114. B. K. Banik*, M. Negi, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, “Chemoenzymatic Preparation of Intermediates for the Taxol Side Chain and Analogs”, Molecular Medicine Reports (Greece), 2010, 3, 317-318.
  115. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Selective Anticancer Activity of β-Lactams Derived From   Polyaromatic Compounds”, Molecular Medicine Reports (Greece), 2010, 3, 315-316.
  116. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F, F. Becker “Asymmetric Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams via Staudinger Reaction: Utilization of Chiral Ketene from Carbohydrate”, Eur. J. Med. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2010, 45, 846-848.
  117. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Stereoselectivity of β-Lactam Formation with Dihydrophenanthrenyl Imines via Staudinger Reaction”, Helv. Chim. Acta. (Switzerland), 2010, 93, 298-301.
  118. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhyay and F, F. Becker, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Dibenzofluorene Derivatives as anticancer agents”, Oncology Letters (Greece), 2010, 309-311.
  119. D. Bandyopadhyay, G. Sanchez Rivera, I. Salinas, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Remarkable Iodine-Catalyzed Synthesis of Novel Pyrrole-Bearing N-Polyaromatic β-Lactams”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2010, 15, 1082-1088.
  120. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Synthesis of N-Substituted Pyrroles by Microwave-induced Iodine-Catalyzed Reactions Under Solventless Conditions”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2010, 15, 2520-2525.
  121. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee, R. Rodriguez and B. K. Banik*, “An Effective Microwave-Induced Iodine-Catalyzed Method for the Synthesis of Quinoxalines via Condensation of 1,2-Diamines with 1,2-Dicarbonyl Compounds”,  Molecules (Switzerland), 2010, 15, 4207-4212.
  122. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Banik, S. Batta and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Ruthenium Trichloride-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrrole Fused with Indolinone”, Heterocyclic Communications (Freund Publisher, Israel), 2009, 121-122.
  123. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Novel 6,12-disubstituted chrysene as potent anticancer agent: Synthesis, in vitro and in vivo study”, Eur. J. Med. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2010, 45,10, 4687-4691.
  124. B. K. Banik*, M. K. Basu and F. F. Becker, “Novel Disubstituted Chrysene as a Potent Agent Against Colon Cancer”, Oncology Letters (Greece), 2010, 1033-1036.
  125. A. Banik, S. Batta, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “A Highly Efficient Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Route for the Effective Synthesis of Amino Phosphonates”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2010, 15, 8205-8213.
  126. G. Eyambe, L. Canales and B. K. Banik*, “Antimicrobial Eugenol Derivatives”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), vol. 1, 2011, 154-157.
  127. A. Shaikh and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Asymmetric Synthesis of 3-Pyrrole Substituted β-Lactams Via Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction”, Helv. Chim. Acta. (Switzerland), 2012, 95, 839-844.
  128. B. K. Banik*, “Curing Cancer Through Manipulation of Molecules”, International Innovation (UK), 2011, 50-51.
  129. H. Mohamed and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Vinyl β-Lactams: Insights on the Mechanism of Their Formation”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 23-26.
  130. D. Abrego, D. Banyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Induced Synthesis of Pyrrole- Substituted Indole Derivatives”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 87-93.
  131. L. Canales, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Selective Nitration of Eugenol”, Org. & Med. Chem. Lett. (Germany), 2011, 1, 9-12.
  132. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Velaquez and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Catalyzed Streker Reaction in Water”, Org. & Med. Chem. Lett. (Germany), 2011, 1, 11-15.
  133. S. Samajdar, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Induced Highly Stereoselective Thioglycosylation of Peracetylated Bromoglucose”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 41-42.
  134. D. Alvarez and B. K. Banik*, “Stereospecific Synthesis of Glycosyl Chloride Using a Combination of Bismuth Nitrate and Bismuth Chloride”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 37-39.
  135. J. Lerma and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Glucose Peracetate via Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reaction”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 35-36.
  136. R. Rodriguez and B. K. Banik*, “Unprecedented Stereoselectivity of β-Lactam Formation via Staudinger Reaction with Conjugated Imines Derived from Polyaromatic Systems”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 31-34.
  137. K.  Ramos and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Clay-Mediated Preparation of Imines: One-Pot Synthesis of β-Lactams”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 27-30.
  138. I. Banik, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Stereospecific Chiral Resolution of Trans 2- Phenylcyclohexanol via Indium-Induced Glycosylation”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 47-48.
  139. S. Rivera, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Electrophilic Substitution of 7-Aza Indole with Activated Carbonyl Compounds Under Solvent-Free Conditions”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 43-46.
  140. A. L. Shaikh, O. Esparza and B. K. Banik*, “An Efficient Synthesis of Optically Active Trans (3R,4R)-N-(Chrysenyl)-3-Acetoxy-4-Aryl-2-Azatidinones Using Caryene as a Chiral Auxiliary”, Helv. Chim. Acta. (Switzerland), 2011, 94, 2188-2193.
  141. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Granados, J. Short and B. K. Banik*, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Evaluation of Synthesis and In Vitro Cytotoxicity”, Oncology Letters (Greece), 2012, 3, 45-49.
  142. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee, J. Granados, J. Short and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Green Synthesis of Novel Pyrrole Derivaives and Their Biological Evaluation as Anticancer Agents”, Eur. J. Med. Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2012, 50, 209-215.
  143. I. Banik, S. Samajdar, M. K. Basu and B. K. Banik*, “Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Protection of Carbonyl Compounds”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 111-118.
  144. B. K. Banik*, “Sterospecific Synthesis of Tetrahydroisoquinolines via Microwave-Induced Reaction”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 49-51.
  145. I. Banik, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Stereospecific Synthesis of β-Lactams Derived from Polyaromatic Imines: Influence of Multicyclic Rings at the Nitrogen”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 55-57.
  146. I. Banik, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Sodium-Methoxide-Mediated Molecular Rearrangements of β-Lactams to 3-Substituted Pyrrolidines”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 69-72.
  147. D. Bandyopadhyay, Y. Mora, J. A. Trevino Cantu and B. K. Banik*, “An Easy and Straightforward Route for the Synthesis of Disubstituted Imidazoles”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 61-63.
  148. D. Bandyopadhyay, M. Yanez and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Stereoselectivity of β-Lactam Formation: Effects of Solvents”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 65-67.
  149. D. Bandyopadhyay, R. S. Fonseca and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Mediated Selective Hydrolysis of Amide”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 75-77.
  150. S. Rivera, L. Iglesias, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Electrophilic Substitution of Indole with Keto Ester Under Solvent-Free Conditions”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 73-74.
  151. I. Banik, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of β-Lactams Derived from Chrysenyl Imine”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 79-81.
  152. I. Banik, A. Okawa and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Racemic and Optically Active β-Lactams Derived from Allyl and Propargyl Imine”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 83-85.
  153. S. Mukherjee, R. Danso and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of β-Substituted Benzoates in the Presence of Triethylamine”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 53-54.
  154. I. Banik, L. Heckfeld and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Induced Synthesis of Quinolines Via Reductive Coupling With Zinc in Water”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 59-60.
  155. S. Mukherjee, R. Solano Fonseca, R. Danso and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Intramolecular Diels-Alder Reaction”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 87-88.
  156. M. Castillo, M. Ortiz and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Polyhydroquinoline in the Absence of Solvent”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 89-91.
  157. H. Aguilar, A. Reddy and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Pechman Reaction Under Solventless Condition”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 95-96.
  158. R. Rodriguez, K. Gomez and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Pyridinyl Substituted Quinoline Through Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Diels-Alder Reaction”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 93-94.
  159. R. Solano Fonseca, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Asymmetric Synthesis of β-Lactam Using S-Citranellal”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 97-98.
  160. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Maldonado and B. K. Banik*, “Phosphoric Acid-Catalyzed Aza Michael Reaction in Water”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 13-16.
  161. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee, L. Turrubiartes and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Aza-Michael Reaction in Water”, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (Elsevier), 2012, 19, 969-973.
  162. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Expeditious Enamination of β-Dicarbonyl Compounds Under Solvent-Free Conditions”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 17-21.
  163. A. Ghatak and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Induced Reformatsky Reaction for the Synthesis of β-Lactams”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 99-101.
  164. R. Andoh-Baidoo, R. Danso, S. Mukherjee, Debasish Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced N-Bromosuccinimide-Mediated Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles Via Paal-Knorr Reaction”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 107-109.
  165. R. Andoh-Baidoo, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced N-Bromosuccinimide-Mediated Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2011, 103-106.
  166. B. K. Banik* and M. S. Manhas, “Iodine-Catalyzed Stereospecific Glycosylation of Alcohols: Enantiopure β-Lactams”, Tetrahedron Symposium-in-Print (UK, Elsevier), 2012, 68, 10769-10779.
  167. M. Banik, A Reddy, B. Ramirez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Polystyrenesulfonate-Catalyzed Paal-Knoor Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Org. & Med. Chem. Lett. (Germany), 2012, 2:11-14 (doi:10.1186/2191-2858-2-11).
  168. R. Vargas, B. Leal, A. Reddy, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Polystyrenesulfonate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Novel Pyrroles”, Org. & Med. Chem. Lett. (Germany), 2012, 2: 24-30 (doi:10.1186/2191-2858-2-24).
  169. D. Bandyopadhyay, S Maldanado and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Unique Route Toward Dihydropyridines”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2012, 17, 2643-2662.
  170. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Cruz and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of 3-Pyrrole Substituted β-Lactams Via Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reactions”, Tetrahedron Symposium-in-Print (UK), 2012, 68, 10686-10695.
  171. I. Renteria, P. Gonzalez, A. Garcia, B. K. Banik and G. Rivera, “Recent Advances in Anticancer Drug Design”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2012, 19, 4377.
  172. B. K. Banik*, “Curious Science: Ringing the Changes for Cancer”, International Innovation (UK), 2012, 114-116.
  173. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Microwave-Assisted Expeditious Synthesis of Vanillin From Curcumin”, Org. & Med. Chem. Lett. (Germany), 2012, 2:15-18 (doi:10.1186/2191-2858-2-15).
  174. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Cruz, R. N. Jadav and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Iodine-Catalyzed Synthesis of 3-Pyrrole Substituted 2-Azetidinones”, Molecules (Switzerland), 2012, 17, 11570-11584 (doi: 10.3390/molecules171011570).
  175. B. K. Banik*, “Diastereoselective and Enantioselective Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Recent Adavnces in Chemical Science, Burdwan University, University Grant Commission (India), 2013, 60-82.
  176. A. Shaikh and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Asymmetric Synthesis of 3-Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams Through Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction”, SOAJ Org. Biomol. Chem., 01, ID 010301, 2013.
  177. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Cruz, L. Morales, H. Arman, E. Cuate, Y. Lee, B. K. Banik* and D. Kim*, “A Practical Green approach Toward Quinoxalines and Bis-Quinazolines and Their Biological Evaluation Against A431, Human Skin Cancer Cell Lines”, Future Med. Chem. (UK), 2013, 5, 1377-1390.
  178. R. Yadav, A. Reddy and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Microwave-Assisted Aza Diels-Alder Reaction for the Synthesis of Bycyclo (2,2,2)-octanones Scaffold”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2014, 1, 94-97.
  179. D. Bandyopadhyay, E. Rhodes and B. K. Banik*, “A Green, Chemoselective, and Practical approach Toward N-(2-azetidinonyl)-2,5-disubstituted Pyrroles”, Royal Society Advance (RSC, UK), 2013, 3, 16756-16764.
  180. B. K. Banik*, “Anticancer β-Lactams and Related Investigations: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2014, 91, 1837-1860 (Professor P. K. Bose Memorial Endowement Award Lecture).
  181. D. Bandyopadhyay*, L. Smith, R. N. Jadav and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Green Route Toward 2-Aryl-4-phenyl-1H-imidazoles”, Organic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters (Springer, Germany), 2014, 4:9 (doi:10.1186/s13588/014-0009-7).
  182. D. Bandyopadhyay, G. Rivera, J. Sanchez, J. Rivera, J. Granados, A. Guerrero, F. Chang, R. Dearth, J. Short* and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Novel Nitration of Estradiol: An Entry to New Anticancer Agents”, Eur. J. Med.  Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2014, 82, 574-583.
  183. D. Bandyopadhyay*, A. Zavala and B. K. Banik*, “Organocatalyzed Green Synthesis of 2, 3-Dihydropyrazines en Route to Medicinally Privileged Novel Polyheterocyclic Systems”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2014, 1, 59-65.
  184. B. K. Banik*, “A Personal Perspective on Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry”, Frontiers in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Grand Challenge Article, Nature Publishing Group, Switzerland), doi:10.3389/fchem.2014.00008.
  185. S. Chandra, R. N. Jadav and B. K. Banik*, “Conventional Teaching Versus Power Point Teaching Method”, Bulgarian J. Science Edu.  (Bulgaria), 2014, 23, 497-499.
  186. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Sanchez, A. Guerrero, F. Chang, J. Granados, J. Short* and B. K. Banik*, “Design, Syntheses and Biological Evaluation of Novel Pyrene Derivatives as Anticancer Agents”, Eur. J. Med.  Chem. (Elsevier, UK), 2015, 89, 851-862.
  187. S. Chandra, R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Indium Bromide-Catalyzed Novel Hydrogenolysis”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2016, 57, 1425-1429.
  188. F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Dibenzofluorenes”, Frontiers in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (NATURE Publishing Group, Switzerland), 2:55; DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2014.00055; 2014.
  189. S. Chandra, R. N. Yadav, L. Lareeb and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of 3-Unsubstituted β-Lactams Using Radical Reactions”, Chem. Edu. (USA), 2015, 20, 4-5.
  190. A. Nambiar, R. Rodriguez, R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Novel C-4 Disubstituted β-Lactam that have Pyrrole”, Heterocyclic Lett.  (India), 2014, 4, 417-419.
  191. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Samono, J. C. Villalobos-Rocha, L. E. Sancez-Torres, B. Nogueda-Torres, G. Rivera* and B. K. Banik*, “A Practical Green Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Benzimidazoles Against Two Neglected Tropical Diseases: Chagas and Leishmaniasis”, Current Medicinal Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2017, 24, 4714-4722.
  192. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “A Selective Expeditious and Sustainable Entry En Route to Benzopyrazines and bis-Benzopyrazines”, Comb. Chem. High Throughput Screen (Bentham Publisher; this paper has become top-cited in the scientific domain in 2015), 2015, 18, 53-62.
  193. P. Parvatkar, P. S. Prameswaran, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Carbazoles”, Current Microwave Chemistry (Bentham Publisher), 2017, 238-241.
  194. R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles via Carbon Dioxide-Mediated Reaction”, Heterocyclic Letters, 2017, 7, 893-894.
  195. P. Parvatkar, P. S. Prameswaran, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Microwave-Induced Novel Synthesis of Isoquinoline Derivatives”, Tetrahedron Lett. (Elsevier, UK), 2017, 58, 2948-2951.
  196. S. Berry, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Novel Monocyclic-3-Trans-Halogenated-4-Pyrazolyl-β-Lactams: Potential Synthons and Biologicallt Active Compounds”, Synthetic Communications (USA), 2017, 47, 2239-2246.
  197. A. Kumari, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Studies Towards the Synthesis of Novel N-1 and N-2-Benzotriazole Linked C-3-Substituted Azetidine-2-ones”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 105-112.
  198. D. Narula, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “An Investigation Towards the DDQ-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling Reactions of Trans-3-Benzylthio/3-Phenylthioazetidin-2-ones With Aromatic/Aliphatic Nucleophiles”, Asian J. Org. & Med. Chem., 2017, DOI: https://doi.org/10.14233/ajomc.2017.
  199. A. Bhalla*, K. Sharma, S. S. Bari and B. K. Banik, “Studies Toward C-3 Functionalization of Cis-3-Methoxy-3-phenylthio-β-lactams”, Asian J. Org. & Med. Chem., 2017, 2, 102-106; DOI: https://doi.org/10.14233/ajomc.2017.
  200. P. Saini, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Synthetic Route for the Novel Pyrimidinyl-Substituted Alkanoate, Hydrazide and Imines: Synthons for β-Lactams”, Synthetic Communications (USA), 2017, 47, 982-989.
  201. M. S. Magtoof, A. Kumari, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Facile Synthesis of Novel Triazole and Triazine Derivatives”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 287-294.
  202. P. Saini, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Facile Synthesis of Novel Imidazolo[2,1-b] Linked Schiff’s Bases: Potential Synthons for β-Lactams”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 75-80. 
  203. D. Narula, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Synthesis of Novel 4-Halomethyl-1,3-Oxaselenolane Substituted Spirocyclic Azetidine-2-One From Cis 3-Allyloxy-3-benzylselelinoazetidine-2-ones”, Asian J. Chemistry (India), 2017, 29, 2582-2586.
  204. I. Banik, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Enantiopure β-Lactams”, Modern Chem. & Applications, 2017, 5:3. DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000228.
  205. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Paal-Knorr Reaction With Ammonium Chloride: Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 473-474.
  206. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Ammonium Chloride-Induced Synthesis of Pyrroles Via Paal-Knorr Reaction”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 463-465.
  207. A. Chavez, J. Cruz, A. Munoz, R. N. Yadav, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Iodide-Catalyzed Synthesis of Octahydroxanthenes”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 507-511.
  208. I. Banik, M. K. Basu, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Induced Montmorrillonite-Impregnated Bismuth Nitrate-Mediated Aromatic Nitration”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 697-699.
  209. I. Banik, M. K. Basu, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Montmorrillonite-Impregnated Samarium-Mediated Reaction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds to Aromatic Amines”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 649-651.
  210. I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Induced Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation Toward Optically Active Hydroxy β-Lactams”, Chem. Edu.  (USA), 2017, 22, 1-2.
  211. J. Bhalla, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “An Efficient Synthesis of Novel Benzothiazolylpyrazole Substituted Imines: Versatile Synthons for Heterocycles”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 629-634.
  212. J. Bhalla, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Diastereoselective Synthesis of Novel 3-Alkoxy/Aryloxy-4-benzothiazolylpyrazolyl-β-Lactams: Potential Synthons for Novel Amino Acids/Monocopolymers”, Synthetic Communications (USA), 2017, 47, 1955-1962.
  213. R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Carbon Dioxide-Mediated Preparation of Pyrroles in Water Following Paal-Knorr Method”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2017, 7, 905-906.
  214. M. S. Magtoof, S. Berry, S. S. Bari, B. K. Banik and A. Bhalla*, “Facile Synthesis of Novel       Racemic 3-Methoxy- and 3-Phthalimido-1-(4'-N,N-Diethylaminophenyl)-Substituted β-Lactams”, Asian J. Org. & Med. Chem. 2017, 2, 97-101, DOI: https://doi.org/10.14233/ajomc.2017.AJOMC-P38.
  215. I. Banik, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Mediated Chiral Synthesis of O-Glycosides of β-Lactams”, Asian J. Org. & Med. Chem., 2018, i DOI: https://doi.org/10.14233/ajomc.2018.AJOMC-P81.
  216. S. Basu, M. Ghosh, R. Bhuinia, J. Das Ganguly* and B. K. Banik*, “Polysaccharides from Dolichos Biflorus Linn and Trachyspermum Amni Linn Seeds: Isolation, Chracterization and Remarkable Antimicrobial Activity”, Chem. Central Journal (Springer, Germany), 2017, 11:118-122.
  217. S. Basu* and B. K. Banik*, “Versatile Natural Products as Anti-Oxidants”, Contemporary Chemistry (UK), 2017, 1, 1-3 (Inaugural Issue).
  218. R. N. Yadav, J. Marquez, A. K. Srivastava, A. K. Singh and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of Bis β-Lactams With Unsual 2,7-Phenanthrene and 9,10-Dihydrophenanthrene”, Asian J. Org. Med. Chem.  (India), 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.14233/ajomc.2018.AJOMC-P110.
  219. I. Banik, R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Bis β-Lactams from Hydrazides”, 2018, Asian J. Org. & Med. Chem., DOI: https://doi.org/10.14233/ajomc.2018.AJOMC-P83.
  220. P. Maji, S. Basu, B. K. Banik* and J. Ganguly,* “Antioxidant Edible Mushrooms: A Green and Rapid Electrochemical Study With the Aqueous Extracts”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA), 2018, 6:1; DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000247.
  221. R. N. Yadav, L. Salazar and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Impregnated Microwave-Induced Nitration of Dihydrophenanthrene: A Precursor for Heterocycles”, Heterocyclic Letters (India), 2018, 8, 273-276.
  222. R. N. Yadav, A. Bobbala and B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Microwave-Induced Multicomponent Aza-Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reaction: A Versatile Approach Towards Bicyclo-[2,2,2]-octanones”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA), 2018, 6:2; DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000253.
  223. R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Studies on Natural Products: A Facile Epoxidation of Eugenol”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA), 2018, 6:2; DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000255.
  224. R. N. Yadav, S. N. Newaz, A. K. Bose and B. K. Banik*, “Studies on Substituted Beta Lactams Towards Ring Opening: Elimination Versus Rearrangement”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA), 2018, 6:2; DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000254.
  225. R. N. Yadav, S. Sardar and B. K. Banik*, “Facile Glycosylation of Beta Citranellol”, Asian J. Org. & Med. Chem., 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.14233/ajomc.2018.AJOMC-P109.
  226. A. Paniagua, R. N. Yadav, S. Chandra and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of 3-Amino Beta Lactams Through Facile Deprotection of 3-Phthalimido Group”, Heterocycles Letters (India), 2018, 8, 287-295.
  227. R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Glycosylation of Aromatic Amines Through 1, 2-Anhydrosugars”, Modern Chemistry & Applications (OMICS, USA) 2018, 6:2; DOI: 10.4172/2329-6798.1000259.
  228. B. M. Shaoo* and B. K. Banik, “Medicinal Plants: Sources for Immunosuppressive Agents”, Immunology: Current Research, 2018, 2:1; https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/medicinal-plants-source-for-immunosuppressive-agents-105375.html. 
  229. S. Basu* and B. K. Banik*, “Hypersensitivity: An Overview”, Immunology: Current Research, 2018, 2: 105.
  230. I. Banik, R. N. Yadav, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Stereospecifc Beta-Lactam Formation via Staudinger Cycloaddition Derived From Ferrocenyl Imines”, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 833-836.
  231. R. N. Yadav, Indrani Banik and B. K. Banik*, “A Versatile Method for the Protetion of Carbonyl Compounds by Camphorsulfonic Acid”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2018, 5, 196-200.
  232. R. N. Yadav, L. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Camphorsulfonic Acid-Catalyzed Michael Reactionof Indoles with Enones”, Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), 2018, 5, 201-204.
  233. P. Parvatkar*, R. Manetsch* and B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Novel Cross Dehydrogeneative Coupling Reactions: An Efficient Alternative for Transition Metal Catalyst”, ChemAsian Journal (Wiley, Germany), 2019, 14, 6-30.
  234. B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Schiff’s Bases of 1,2,4-Triazole Derivatives and Their Anthelmintic Activity”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1289-1294.
  235. B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Green Chemistry Approach for the Synthesis of Some Chalcone Derivatives and Evaluation of Their Anthelmintic Activity”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1295-1299.
  236. B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Mediated Green Synthesis of Oxadiazole Derivatives for the Treatment of Inflammatory Disease”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1307-1310.
  237. B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Induced One-pot Synthesis of Pyrimidine-2(1H)-one Derivatives as Anti-inflammatory Agents”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1321-1326.
  238. J. Panda, A. Kumar, B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis and Evaluation of Indole Derivatives as Potential Anthelmintic Agents”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1283-1288.
  239. A. Kumar, S. Rout, B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 3,5 Diaryl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolines as Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Agents”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1321-1326.
  240. A. Mahato,* B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis: Paradigm of Green Chemistry”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1327-1339.
  241. B. M. Sahoo* and B. K. Banik, “Thermal and Non-thermal Effects of Microwaves in Organic Synthesis”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1311-1319.
  242. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Method for the Synthesis of Bis-Indole Under Microwave Irradiation”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1397-1399.
  243. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Enantiopure Beta Lactams form L-Glyceraldehyde”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1393-1395.
  244. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Optically Active 4-Formyl b-Lactams: Microwave-Induced Deacetonation-Oxidation”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1389-1391.
  245. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Optically Active Lactones Through Ring Opening of Beta Lactams Under Microwave Conditions”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 1401-1403.
  246. I. Banik, R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Trans Acetoxy b-Lactams Under Microwave Irradiation”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1405-1407.
  247. R. N. Yadav, A. Chavez, and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Cycloaddition of Imines with Acid Chlorides in the Absence of a Tertiary Amine: Unprecedented Synthesis of b-Lactams in Dimethylformamide”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1365-1367.
  248. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, and B. K. Banik*, Microwave-Induced Hafnium (IV) Chloride-Mediated Self-Coupling of D-Glycal: A Simple Route to C-(1-3)-Disaccharides”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1369-1372.
  249. I. Banik, R.  N. Yadav, F.  F. Becker, and B. K. Banik*, Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Microwave-Mediated Deglycosylation of O-Glycosides: Synthesis of Enantiopure 3-Hydroxy β-Lactams”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1373-1376.
  250. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, and B. K. Banik*, Microwave-Assisted Novel Stereoselective Synthesis of Bis-β-Lactams with 2,7-Phenanthrenyl Imines”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1377-1380.
  251. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, and B. K. Banik*, Microwave-Mediated Synthesis of 3-Unsubstituted β-Lactams with Aqueous Trimethylborane”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1381-1384.
  252. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Trans Acetoxy b-Lactams Under Microwave Irradiation”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1405-1407.
  253. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, and B. K. Banik*, “Montmorillonite-Catalyzed Glysosylation of Alcohols With Glycals Derived From Galactose and Glucose Under Microwave-Induced Reactions”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2018, 95, 1385-1387.
  254. P. Borah and B. K. Banik*, “Anticancer Garlic: Kitchen to Clinic”, Immunology: Current Research, 2018, 2: 1, https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/kitchen-to-clinic-garlic-as-a-cancer-fighting-spice-106307.html.
  255. P. Borah and B. K. Banik*, “Diverse Therapeutic Applications of Onion”, Archives of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2019, in press.
  256. B. M. Sahoo, Mazaharunnisa, N. Srinivasa Rao, B. Raju and B. K. Banik, “Microwave-Assisted Green Synthesis of Benzimidazole Derivatives and Their Biological Evaluation”, Current Microwave Chemistry, 2019, in press.
  257. B. M. Sahoo and B. K. Banik, “Organocatalytic Trends of Drug Synthesis in Medicinal Research”, Current Organocatalysis, 2019, 6, 92-105.
  258. B. M. Sahoo and B. K. Banik, “Baker’s Yeast-Based Organocatalysis: Application in Organic Synthesis”, Current Organocatalysis, 2019, 6, 158-164.
  259. R. N. Yadav, A. K. Srivastava and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of 3-Amino Beta-Lactams with Enones”, Asian J. Chem., 2019, Submitted.
  260. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik, A. K. Srivastava, K. Ramos and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Montmorillonite-Mediated Facile Synthesis of Enamines”, Asian J. Chem., 2019, Submitted.
  261. I. Banik, R. N. Yadav, A.  K. Bose and B. K. Banik*, “Acetylation of the Amino Group in β-Lactams Under Aqueous Conditions: Effects of Ring Sizes”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2019, Submitted.  
  262. R. N. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, Ultrasound-Induced Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenolysis of b-Lactams: Facile Synthesis of 2-Hydroxy Aromatic Amide Derivatives”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2019, Submitted.
  263. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Montmorillonite-Mediated Synthesis of Dihydropyridines”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2019, Submitted.
  264. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced New Synthesis of Trans and Cis-3-Phenylthio-4-Carboethoxy b-Lactams”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2019, Submitted.
  265. R. N. Yadav, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced New Synthesis of Trans 3-Phenylthio-4-Carboethoxy b-Lactams”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2019, Submitted.
  266. R. N. Yadav, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Induced Ultrasound-Mediated Reanngement of b-Lactams to Oxazines”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2019, Submitted.
  267. R. N. Yadav, S. Chnadra and B. K. Banik*, “Unprecedented Hydrogenolysis by Indium Tribromide-Induced Reaction of Carbohydrate Esters”, Molecules, 2019, under preparation, Submission date: September 30, 2019.
  268. A. Das and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Diverse b-Lactams”, Current Medicinal Chemistry, 2019, under preparation, Submission date: September 15, 2019.
  269. A. Shaikh and B. K. Banik*, “Stereospecifc Synthesis of Chiral b-Lactams from Natrual Carene”, Current Medicinal Chemistry, 2019, under preparation, Submission date: September 30, 2019.
  270. F. Cossio*, M. Sierraa* and B. K. Banik*, “Photochemical Synthesis of β-Lactams Via Chromium Carbonyl Complex: Computational Studies”, Chem. Sci. (RSC, UK), 2019, under preparation.
  271. S. Malik and B. K. Banik*, “Aryl Radical-Mediated Cyclizations”, 2019, under preparation, Submission date: October 31, 2019.
  272. B. K. Banik*, A. Bhalla, J. Bhalla and S. S. Bari, “Recent Synthesis and Biological Studies of b-Lactams”, 2019, under preparation, Submission date: October 31, 2019.

National and International Presentations:

  1. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Enantiospecific Total Synthesis of (-)-Polyoxamic Acid via a β-Lactam Synthon", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington D. C., August, 1992, ORGN-437.
  2. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik, S. N. Newaz and M. S. Manhas, "Microwave-induced Organic Reaction Enhancement Chemistry: Monocyclic β-Lactams with Thienamycin Side Chain", Presented at the American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Arlington, VA, December, 1992, ORGN-409.
  3. B. K. Banik*, A. K. Bose and M. S. Manhas, "Microwave Induced Organic Reaction Enhancement             Chemistry: Selectivity in Hydrogenation Reaction", Presented at the American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Meeting, NY, June, 1993, ORGN-124.
  4. B. K. Banik, M. Negi, S. S. Bari, P. Sanchez, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Chemoenzymatic Preparation of Optically Active Intermediates for the Taxol Side Chain", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March, 1994, ORGN-435.
  5. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Facile Asymmetric Synthesis of the Taxol Side Chain via Glycosylation of 3-Hydroxy β-Lactams", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March, 1994, ORGN-436.
  6. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and M. Patel, "Stereoselectivity Control of β-Lactam Formation Using Microwave Irradiation", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August, 1994, ORGN- 31.         
  7. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik, G. V. Subbaraju, V. S. Raju and R. Naqvi, "Fused Tricyclic β-Lactams Via Intramolecular Aryl Radical Cyclization", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August, 1994, ORGN-32.
  8. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik, N. Lavlinskaia, L. Marcos and G. Marchese, "Rapid, Safe and Inexpensive Reactions in the Microwave Oven for Undergraduate and Pre-college Laboratory", Presented             at the American Chemical Society National meeting, Anaheim, CA, April, 1995, CHED-12. 
  9. B. K. Banik, O. Zegrocka, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Enantiomerically Pure β-Lactams with the Thienamycin Side Chain via Glycosylation", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, April, 1995, ORGN-508.
  10. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and E. W. Robb, "Microwave-induced Organic Reactions for Environmentally Benign Chemistry", Presented at the International Symposium by American Chemical Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, December, 1995, ORGN-654.
  11. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Enantiopure Hydroxy β-Lactams via Glycosylation: Chiral             Synthesis of Taxol Side Chain and Analogs", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting,  San Francisco, CA, April, 1997, ORGN- 623.
  12. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik, A. Bhattacharjee and M. S. Manhas, “Microwave Assisted Enantiospecific             Synthesis of Hydroxythreonine from D-Mannitol”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1999, CARB-67.
  13. M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and A. K. Bose, “Ferrier Rearrangement for Enantiopure Taxol Synthons”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1999, CARB-66.
  14. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhyay, M. S. Venkatraman, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Reduction by Samarium and Iodine: Expeditious Synthesis of Aromatic Amines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1999, ORGN-237.
  15. B. K. Banik*, M. S. Venkatraman, C. Mukhopadhyay and F. F. Becker, “Oxidation by Sodium Bismuthate: Facile Synthesis of Polycyclic Aromatic Carbonyl Compounds and Allylic Aldehydes”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1999, ORGN-236.
  16. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Effects of Chain Length and Nature of the Spacer”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1999, MEDI-45.
  17. F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Chrysene Derivatives Exhibiting Anticancer Activity: Synthesis and             Biological Evaluation”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1999, MEDI-44.
  18. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhyay and F. F. Becker, “An Expeditious One Pot Synthesis of Hydrofluorene             Derivatives”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August, 1999, MEDI-50.
  19. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhyay, L. Hackfeld, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Dibenzfluorene Derivatives”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August, 1999, MEDI-238.
  20. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, M. Suhendra and F. F. Becker, “Indium/Ammonium Chloride Mediated Facile             Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds to the Aromatic Amines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 2000, ORGN-555.
  21. B. K. Banik*, L. Hackfeld and F. F. Becker, “Indium-Induced Reduction of the Imines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 2000, ORGN-592.
  22. B. K. Banik*, O. Zegrocka, and F. F. Becker, “Samarium-Induced Iodine-Catalyzed Reduction of the             Adamantan Imines: Enantiospecific Synthesis of Some Adamantane Amines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 2000, ORGN-595.
  23. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak and F. F. Becker, “Indium-Induced Facile Synthesis of 3-Unsubstituted β-Lactams”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August, 2000, ORGN-452.
  24. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak and F. F. Becker, “Samarium-Induced Alkyl Halides Mediated Reductive Coupling of Ketones”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2000, ORGN-453.
  25. C. Mukhopadhyay, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Catalytic Role of Molecular Iodine in the Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols: Microwave-Assisted Reaction”, Presented at the American Chemical Society and the Pacific Chemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, December, 2000, ORGN-802.
  26. M. S. Manhas, A. K. Bose and B. K. Banik, “Homochiral β-Lactam Synthons for the Synthesis of Natural and Non-Natural Products”, Presented at the Indian Science Congress, New Delhi, January, 2001.
  27. A. Ghatak, F. F. Becker and  B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Mediated Facile Synthesis of Ferrocenyl β-Lactams”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April, 2001, ORGN-417.
  28. M. K. Basu, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Promoted Highly Efficient Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds to the Aromatic Amines by Samarium/Ammonium Chloride”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April, 2001, ORGN-419.
  29. I. Banik, L. Hackfeld, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Mediated Reductive Cyclizations in Aqueous Ethanol: Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds of Biological Interests”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April, 2001, ORGN-418.
  30. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, M. K. Basu and F. F. Becker, “Bismuth Nitrate-Mediated Oxidative Deprotection of Oximes and Hydrazones”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April, 2001, ORGN-415 (American Chemical Society has highlighted it in the Chemical & Engineering News, 2001, April 16, p 35-39).
  31. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and F. F. Becker, “Bismuth Nitrate on Clay: Regioselective Aromatic Nitration”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April, 2001, ORGN-414 (American Chemical Society has highlighted it in the Chemical & Engineering News, 2001, April 16, p 35-39).
  32. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and F. F. Becker, “Surface-Mediated Facile Selective Oxidation of Alcohols by Bismuth Nitrate”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April,              2001, ORGN-416 (American Chemical Society has highlighted it in the Chemical & Engineering             News, 2001, April 16, p 35-39).
  33. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, I. Banik, O. Zegrocka and F. F. Becker, “New Indium Mediated Stereospecific             Glycosylation of Alcohols”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL,     August, 2001, ORGN-98.
  34. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, L. Hackfeld, O. Zegrocka and F. F. Becker, “Expeditious Samarium-Induced Reduction of Imines: Effects of Solvents”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August, 2001, ORGN-97.
  35. B. K. Banik* and M. K. Basu, “Samarium-Mediated Barbier Addition of Carbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August, 2001, ORGN-96.
  36. M. S. Manhas, S. H. Park, S. Rumthao, M. Jayaraman, B. K. Banik, A. H. Sharma and A. K. Bose, “Microwave Assisted N-Labeling of Homochiral β-Lactam Synthons for Metabolite Studies”, Presented at             the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August, 2001, ORGN-261.
  37. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak and F. F. Becker, “Indium-Induced Expeditious Synthesis of Monocyclic β-Lactams”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, 2002, ORGN-308.
  38. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, I. Banik and F. F. Becker “A Facile Indium-Induced Rearrangement of β-Lactams: Synthesis of Oxazines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, 2002, ORGN-307.
  39. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, A. Ghatak and F. F. Becker, “A Convenient Samarium-Induced Reduction of Ferrocenyl Imines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, 2002, ORGN-305.
  40. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar, S. Ng and F. F. Becker, “Bismuth Nitrate/ Clay-Mediated Nitration of β-Lactams Under Microwave Irradiation”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, 2002, ORGN-306.
  41. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Novel β-Lactams with Polyaromatic Imines: Unprecedented Stereospecific Synthesis”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, MEDI-89.
  42. B. K. Banik* and F. F. Becker, “Biological Investigation of Novel β-Lactams as Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, 2002, MEDI-213.
  43. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Effects             of the Terminal Heterocyclic Systems”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, 2002, MEDI-212.
  44. B. K. Banik*, M. K. Basu, M. S. Venkatraman and F. F. Becker, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as             Anticancer Agents: Effects of the Chiral Side Chains”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April, 2002, MEDI-211.
  45. B. K. Banik*, M. K. Basu and S. Samajdar, “A New Iodine-Catalyzed Acetalization of Carbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2002, ORGN-688.
  46. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and M. K. Basu, “A New Iodine-Catalyzed Thioketalization of Carbonyl Compounds: Selectivity and Scope”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2002, ORGN-689.
  47. B. K. Banik* and S. Samajdar, “A New Iodine-Catalyzed Facile Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, ORGN-687.
  48. B. K. Banik*, M. S. Venkatraman, M. K. Basu and F. F. Becker, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as             Anticancer agents: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 2, 8-Disubstituted Chrysenes”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2002, MEDI-144.
  49. B. K. Banik*, A. Ghatak and F. F. Becker, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 2-Methoxy Dibenzo(a,g)fluorenes”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2002, MEDI-145.
  50. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, M. Wilson and S. Samajdar, “Indium-Induced Facile Rearrangement of β-Lactam to Oxazines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-386.
  51. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and L. Hackfeld, “Cycloaddition with Naphthalenyl and Antharacenyl Imines:             Excellent Stereocontrol in the Staudinger Reaction”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-385.
  52. B. K. Banik* and N. Srivastava, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Michael Reaction of Amines, Thiols, and Carbamates”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-383 (American Chemical Society has highlighted this paper in Chemical & Engineering News, April 07, 2003, p 28-30).
  53. B. K. Banik* and N. Srivastava, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Michael Reaction of Indoles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-384 (American             Chemical Society has highlighted this paper in Chemical & Engineering News, April 07, 2003, p 28-30).
  54. B. K. Banik* and S. K. Dasgupta, “New Entry to N-Unsubstituted β-Lactams Using Rink Resin as the Solid Support”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-389.
  55. B. K. Banik* and S. K. Dasgupta, “Highly Diastereoselective Synthesis of 2,5-Disubstituted-1,3-dioxolan-4-ones via Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Reaction”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-387.
  56. B. K. Banik*, S. K. Dasgupta and N. Srivastava, “Intramolecular Coupling of Diimines using a Samarium-Induced Reaction: Synthesis of Heterocycles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-388.
  57. B. K. Banik* and N. Srivastava, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Facile Stereospecific Glycosylation of Alcohols”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2003, ORGN-386.
  58. B. K. Banik*, “Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Highly Efficient Michael Reaction of Indoles: A        Remarkably Mild and Solvent-Free Condition”, Presented at the National Organic Symposium Meeting, Bloomington, IN, June, 2003, D-07.
  59. B. K. Banik*, “A Remarkable Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Protection of Carbonyl Compounds:       Diastereoselective Ketal Synthesis”, Presented at the National Organic Symposium Meeting, Bloomington, IN, June, 2003, D-06.
  60. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, L. Hackfeld and F. F. Becker, “Isomeric Chrysenes as New Anticancer Agents: Effects of Electron Donating and Withdrawing Groups”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New York City, NY, September, 2003, MEDI-249.
  61. B. K. Banik*, C. Mukhopadhyay and F. F. Becker, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Dibenzofluorene Derivatives as Anticancer Agents: Effects of a C-13 Methyl Group”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New York City, NY, September, 2003, MEDI-267.
  62. B. K. Banik*, “Convenient Protocol for the Samarium-Induced Reductive Dimerization of Carbonyl Compounds: A Mechanistic Approach”,  Presented at the ACS National Meeting, San Diego, California, March, 2005, ORGN-99.
  63. B. K. Banik*, “Samarium-Induced Reaction of Imines: A Synthetic Approach Toward Polycyclic Amino Derivatives”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, San Diego, California, March, 2005, ORGN-100.
  64. B. K. Banik* and S. Samajdar, “Indium-Mediated Stereospecific Thioglycosylation”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, San Diego, California, March, 2005, ORGN-101.
  65. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, S. Samajdar and C. A. Reyes, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Nitration Study of  β-Lactams”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2005, ORGN-103.
  66. B. K. Banik* and R. Garza, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Multi-Component Reactions”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2005, ORGN-104.
  67. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik, J. Marquez and C. Alvarez, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrroles”,  Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Washington, D. C.,  August, 2005, ORGN-102.
  68. B. K. Banik*, M. Cardona and M. Fernandez, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Synthesis of Pyrroles Bound to Indolinone”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2005, ORGN-101.
  69. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Biological Evaluation and Mechanism of Action of Anticancer β-Lactams”,  Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2005, ORGN-99.
  70. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Diastereoselective Synthesis of β-Lactams Using Polyaromaic Imines”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2005, ORGN-100.
  71. B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of 3-Pyrrole Substituted Monocyclic β-Lactams”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March, 2006, ORGN-324.
  72. B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Optical Resolution of Hydroxy β-Lactams: Preparation of Both Enantiomers of the Taxol Side Chain”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March, 2006, ORGN-323.
  73. B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Stereospecific Glycosylation: Enantiomerically Pure β-Lactams with Thienamycin Side Chain”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March, 2006, ORGN-325.
  74. B. K. Banik*, I. Garcia and K. Gomez, “Michael Reaction of Indoles in Aqueous Media”,  Presented at the ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 2006, ORGN-518.
  75. B. K. Banik*, I. Garcia and F. Morales, “Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Paal Knorr Reactions of 3-Amino β-Lactams”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 2006, ORGN-515.
  76. B. K. Banik*, H. Aguilar and L. Canales, “Sodium Bismuthate-Induced Oxidation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 2006, ORGN-517.
  77. B. K. Banik* and C. Aguilar, “Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Electrophilic Substitution of Indole with Carbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 2006, ORGN-516.
  78. B. K. Banik*, I. Garcia and D. Owens, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Michael Reaction in Aqueous Media”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March, 2007, ORGN-475.
  79. B. K. Banik*, J. Lerma and M. Hernandez, “Bismuth Triflate-Catalyzed Peracetylation of Carbohydrates”,  Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March, 2007, ORGN-477.
  80. B. K. Banik* and D. Garcia, “Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Simple Preparation of Aspirin”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March, 2007, ORGN-478.
  81. B. K. Banik*, F. Morales and M. Cardona, “Iodine-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrrole Bound to Indolinone”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March, 2007, ORGN-479.
  82. B. K. Banik*, I. Salinas and H. Aguilar, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of 3-Pyrrole Substituted Monocyclic β-Lactams”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March, 2007, ORGN-476.
  83. B. K. Banik*, H. Aguilar, A. Bose, W. P. Sanjoto and S. Villarreal, “Nitration of Estrone Through Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reaction”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March, 2007, ORGN-480.
  84. I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams”, Presented at the National Organic Symposium, Duke University, NC, June, 2007.
  85. B. K. Banik* and I. Garcia, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Preparation of Pyrrole-Substituted β- Lactams”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2007, ORGN-745.
  86. B. K. Banik*, A. Reddy, A. Dutta and C. Mukhopadhyay, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Three Component Reactions Toward Heterocycles”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2007, ORGN-746.
  87. B. K. Banik*, A. Reddy and P. Ruiz, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Three Component Reactions Toward Beta Amino Ketones”, Presented at the ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2007, ORGN-744.
  88. A. Kall, D. Owens, D. Bandyopadhyaya and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Michael Reaction in Water and Organic Solvents”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New             Orleans, LA, April, 2008, ORGN-192.
  89. I. Garcia, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Stereocontrolled Synthesis Toward Novel Bis β-Lactams”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April, 2008, ORGN-524.
  90. F. Morales, I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of 3-Amino β-Lactams in Water and Organic Solvents”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April, 2008, ORGN-523.
  91. B. K. Banik, B. Lecea, A. Arrieta, A. Cozar and F. P. Cossio, “Recent Computational Studies on the Staudinger Reaction Between Ketenes and Imines”, Presented at the 8th Triebnial Congress of the             World Association of Theoretical and Computation Chemists, September, 2008, ORGN-005.
  92. B. K. Banik*, F. F Becker and I. Banik, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the 9th Tetrahedron International Meeting, Berkeley, CA, July, 2008, ORGN 320.
  93. B. K. Banik*, L. Iglesias, S. Rivera and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction of Indole with Activated Ester”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2008, ORGN-685.
  94. B. K. Banik*, S. Rivera, L. Igelesias and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction of Aza Indole with Activated Ester”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia,             PA, August, 2008, ORGN-687.
  95. B. K. Banik*, S. Samano and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction of Aza Indole             with Activated Ester”, presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2008, ORGN-688.
  96. F. Morales, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Diastereoselectivity of β-Lactam Formation Reaction with             Cinnamyl Imines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2008, ORGN-686.
  97. S. Rivera, L. Iglesias, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Indoles and Azaindoles With Activated Compounds”, Presented at the Annual NIH Biomedical Conference, Orlando, FL, November, 2008.
  98. H. Mahamad, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Vinyl β Lactams With  Polycyclic Aromatic Imines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March, 2009, ORGN-59.
  99. S. Rivera, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March, 2009, CHED-38.
  100. E. Cuate, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Straightforward Synthesis of Quinoxalines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March, 2009, ORGN-215.
  101. R. Rodriguez, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Unprecedented Stereocontrol of β-Lactam Formation Derived from Conjugated Imines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March, 2009, CHED-39.
  102. B. K. Banik*, E. Cuate and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Bismuth Nitrate-induced Expeditious Synthesis of Quinoxalines", Presented at the Tetrahedron Annual International Symposium, Paris, France, June, 2009, B-75.
  103. B. K. Banik*, S. Rivera and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Microwave-induced Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles", Presented at the Tetrahedron Annual International Symposium, Paris, France, June, 2009, A-76
  104. B. K. Banik* and H. Aguilar, “Stereoselectivity of 3, 3-Disubstituted β-Lactam Formation via the Staudinger Reaction With Polyaromatic Imines", Presented at the Tetrahedron Annual International Symposium, Paris, France, June, 2009, C-78.
  105. B. K. Banik*, R. Rodriguez and H. Aguilar,“Unprecedented Stereocontrol of β-Lactam Formation Derived from Conjugated Arylimine via Staudinger Reaction", Presented at the Tetrahedron Annual International Symposium, Paris, France, June, 2009, B-74.
  106. B. K. Banik*, D. Abrego and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Indium-Induced Synthesis of Pyrrole Substituted Indolinones", Presented at the National Organic Symposium, Boulder, CO, June, 2009, B-91.
  107. B. K. Banik* and R. Rodriguez, “An Exploratory Approach Toward Anticancer β-Lactam Derived from             Polyaromatic Compounds", Presented at the National Organic Symposium, Boulder, CO, June, 2009, A-93.
  108. B. K. Banik*, E. Cuate and D. Bandyopadhyay, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Straightforward Synthesis of Quinoxalines", Presented at the National Organic Symposium, Boulder, CO, June, 2009, A-92.
  109. D. Bandyopadhyay, E. Cuate and B. K. Banik*, “Green Chemistry: Indium-Promoted Practical Method for the Synthesis of Quinoxalines", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-413.
  110. D. Bandyopadhyay, M. Xavier and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Phthalimido β-Lactams Via the Staudinger Reaction Using Polyaromatic Imines", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-650.
  111. R. C. Gonzalez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of 3-Amino β-Lactams Derived From Polyaromatic Compounds", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington,             D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-432.
  112. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Banik, S. Batta and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Ruthenium Trichloride-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrrole Fused with Indole System in Water", Presented at the American Chemical             Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-414.
  113. D. Bandyopadhyay, D. Abrego and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Indium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrrole Fused with Indole System: An Eco-friendly Approach", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-108.
  114. J. Escano, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Salts-Induced Alkylation of Active Methylene Compounds with Benzylic Alcohols: A Remarkable Simple and Efficient Procedure", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-107.
  115. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Stereocontrol of β-Lactam Formation with             Dihydrophenanthrenyl Imine Via Staudinger Reaction", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-649.
  116. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Kall and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Aza-Michael Reaction in Water: A Remarkable Simple and Environmentally Benign Procedure", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-646.
  117. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Banik, S. Batta and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Easy and Highly             Efficient Route to the Synthesis of Amino Phosphonates", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D. C., August, 2009, ORGN-645.
  118. A. Kall, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Iodine-Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis of Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco,             CA, March, 2010, ORGN-257.
  119. K. Ramos, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Phosphoric Acid-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Indoles with Carbonyl Compounds", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San             Francisco, CA, March, 2010, ORGN-195.
  120. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Anticancer β-Lactam Via Cycloaddition Reaction: Utilization of             Chiral Ketene Derived from Carbohydrate", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 2010, ORGN-258.
  121. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and F. F. Becker, “Asymmetric Synthesis of Novel Anticancer β-Lactams Via Staudinger Reaction", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 2010, ORGN-259.
  122. S. Mukherjee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Quinazolines ", Presented at the Green Chemistry Meeting, Denver, CO, July, 2010, ORGN-110.
  123. S. Mukherjee, I. Banik, S. Samajdar, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Chiral Synthesis of Novel Anticancer β-Lactams", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2010, ORGN-762.
  124. D. Bandyopadhyay, L. C. Turrubiartes, F. F. Becker and B. K. Banik*, “Diasteroselectivity of β-Lactam formation with Polyaromatic Imines; Synthesis of Novel Anticancer Agents", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2010, ORGN-763.
  125. D. Bandyopadhyay, L. C. Turrubiartes and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Aza Michael Reaction in Water", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 2011, ORGN-480.
  126. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee, J. Short, C. Granados, F. Dean and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of N-Substituted Pyrrole Derivatives", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 2011, ORGN-486.
  127. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Short, C. Granados, F. Dean and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of New Polyaromatic Anticancer Agents", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 2011, ORGN-643.
  128. B. K. Banik*, D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Short, C. Granados and F. Dean, “Synthesis of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds and Their Biological Evaluation as Anticancer Agents", Presented at the NIH/NCI Biomedical Symposium, Bethesda, MD, July, 2011, P-5.
  129. S. Samajdar, I. Banik and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Induced Glycosylation of Alcohols and Thiols", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, August, 2011, ORGN-916.
  130. I. Banik, S. Samajdar and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Novel Anticancer β-Lactams", Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, August, 2011, ORGN-917.
  131. D. Bandyopadhyay, G. Rivera, J. C. Grandos, F. M. Chang, J. D. Short and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Novel Nitration of Estradiol: An Entry to New Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March, 2012, ORGN-824.
  132. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. C. Grandos, J. D. Short and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Pyrenyl Compounds as Potential Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March, 2012, ORGN-825.
  133. D. Bandyopadhyay, R. C. Gonzales and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Expeditious Synthesis of 2, 4, 6-Triarylpyridines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March, 2012, ORGN-826.
  134. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Maldonado and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Green Route Toward Hantzsch 1, 4-Dihydropyridines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2012, ORGN-210; Selected for Presentation on Demand.
  135. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Vanillin from Curcumin: An Easy and Practical Approach”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2012, ORGN-784; Selected for Presentation on Demand.
  136. B. K. Banik* and M. S. Manhas, “Stereospecific Novel Glycosylation of Hydroxy β-Lactams Via Iodine-Catalyzed Reaction”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2012, ORGN-153.
  137. D. Bandyopadhya, J. Cruz and B. K. Banik*, “Synthessis of 3-Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams: A Novel Approach”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2012, ORGN-152; Selected for Presentation on Demand.
  138. D. Bandyopadhya and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Paal-Knoor Reaction of 3-Amino β-Lactams: A Green Approach Toward Substituted Pyrroles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2013, ORGN-898.
  139. B. K. Banik*, Banik I., D. Bandyopadhya and F. F. Becker, “Microwave-Induced Synthessis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2012, ORGN-405 (American Chemical Society has highlighted it in the Chemical & Engineering News, 2012, September).
  140. D. Bandyopadhya, S. Samno, J. Rocha, L. Torres, B. Torres, G. Rivera and B. K. Banik*,, “Green Synthesis and Invitro Biological Evaluation of Benzimidazoles Agaisnt Chagas Disease and Leishmaniasis”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2013, ORGN-273; Selected for Presentation on Demand.
  141. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Cruz, L. Morales, H. D. Arman, E. Cuate, Y. Lee, D. J. Kim and B. K. Banik*, “Green Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Quinazolines and Bis Quinazolines as Stat3 Phosphorylation/Activation Inhibitor”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2013, ORGN-272; Selected for Presentation on Demand.
  142. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Cruz, R. Jadav and B. K. Banik*, “Clauson-Kass Reaction of 3-Amino β-Lactams: A Novel Entry Toward N-(2-azetidinone)-substituted Pyrroles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2013, ORGN-897; Selected for Presentation on Demand.
  143. A. Chavez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Novel bis-β-Lactams”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March, 2013, ORGN-944; Selected for Presentation on Demand.
  144. D. Bandyopadhyay, L. C. Smith and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-assisted Green Approach Toward Substituted 2, 4 (1H)-Diarylimidazoles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September, 2013, ORGN-353.
  145. D. Bandyopadhyay, E. Razo and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Practical Green Approach Toward Coumarols”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September, 2013, ORGN-143.
  146. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Zavala, M, Yanez and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Bismuth Nitrate Pentahydrate-Catalyzed Novel Entry Toward 3,3-Di(3-indolyl)-2-oxindoles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September, 2013, ORGN-352.
  147. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. E. Rodriguez, L. E. Gonzalez and B. K. Banik*, “First Report for the One-Pot Synthesis of Hydroxy-9-phenyldecahydro-1H-xanthene-1,8(8aH)-dione Follwing Green Route”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September, 2013, ORGN-142.
  148. A. N. Chavez, R. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Microwave-Induced Faciles Synthesis of Dioxo-octahydroxanthenes”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2014, ORGN-716.
  149. R. Reddaboyba, D. Bandyopadhyay, R. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Diastereoselectives Synthesis of β-Lactams Derived From Ketones”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2014, ORGN-693.
  150. D. Bandyopadhyay, D. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Organo-Catalyzed Synthesis of Quinaoxalines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2014, ORGN-689.
  151. R. Yadav, A Babolla, S. Chandra and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Microwave-Assisted Aza Diels Alder Reaction for the Synthesis of Bicyclo (2,2,2)-octanones”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2014, ORGN-688.
  152. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Zavala and B. K. Banik*, “Organocatalyzed Practical and Ecofriendly Synthesis of 2,4-Dihydropyrazines”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2014, ORGN-686.
  153. D. Bandyopadhyay, C. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Pyridopyrazines Under Controlled Microwave Exposure: A Green Procedure”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2014, ORGN-638.
  154. D. Bandyopadhyay, D. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Organocatalyzed Synthesis of Clinically Priviledged Benzimidazoles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2014, ORGN-639.
  155. A. Chavez, R. Yadav, E. Razo and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Unprecedented β-Lactam Formation Reaction in the Absence of a Tertiary Base”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August, 2014, ORGN-1051.
  156. D. Bandyopadhyay, D. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Sustainable Rote Toward Benzimidazole”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August, 2014, ORGN-975.
  157. D. Bandyopadhyay, D. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Green Synthesis of Polyhydroquinoline: An Easy and Practical Approach”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August, 2014, ORGN-974.
  158. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Velasco, A. Zavela and B. K. Banik*, “Organocatalyzed Ecofriendly Route Toward Medicinally Privileged Indoles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August, 2014, ORGN-770.
  159. S. Chandra, L. Garcia, R. Yadav and B. K. Banik*, “Facile Synthesis of Chiral β-Lactam Derivatives From Carbohydrate Through Cycloaddition Reaction”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August, 2014, ORGN-228.
  160. A. Paniagua, S. Chandra, R. Yadav, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Copper-Free Intramolecular β-Lactam Tethered Azide-Alkyne (3+2) Cycloaddition: An Efficient Synthesis of Enantiopure Tricyclic β-Lactam Triazoles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August, 2014, ORGN-227.
  161. R. Yadav, A. Paniagua, S. Chandra, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Intramolecular Azide-Alkyne (3+2) Cycloaddition: An Efficient Route to Azetotriazole Diazepinone”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August, 2014, ORGN-225.
  162. D. Bandyopadhyay, J. Perez, H. Cardenas and B. K. Banik, “Organocatalyzed Green Synthesis of bis-Benzopyrazines: An Entry to Novel Heteroaromatics”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March, 2015, ORGN-534.
  163. D. Bandyopadhyay, O. Rodriguez, L. Chapa, A. Zavala and B. K. Banik, “Ultrasound-assisted Green Synthesis of Diversely Substituted Oxindoles”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March, 2015, ORGN-533.

Invited Presentations:

  1. B. K. Banik, S. Ghosh and U. R. Ghatak, "An Efficient Synthesis of 2-Substituted 3,3-Dimethylcyclohexan-1-ones: A Simple Synthetic Route to Podocarpa-8,11,13-trieneDiterpenoids", Presented at the 11th International Congress of Essential Oils, Fragrances and Flavors, New Delhi, November, 1989.
  2. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and E. W. Robb, "Microwave-induced Organic Reaction enhancement Chemistry: Techniques for Rapid, Safe and Inexpensive Synthesis", Presented at Joint NSF/EPRI Workshop in California, March, 1993.
  3. M. S. Manhas, M. Negi, B. K. Banik, M. Yalala and A. K. Bose, "Homochiral Synthesis for the Taxol Side Chain and Analogs via Chemoenzymatic Reactions", Presented at the IUPAC pre-symposium meeting, New Delhi, December, 1994.
  4. M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and A. K. Bose, "Ferrier Type Glycosylation for the Synthesis of Both Enantiomers of β-Lactams", Presented at the 10th IUPAC Meeting, Bangalore, December, 1994.
  5. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and E. W. Robb, "Microwave Induced Rapid Reactions for Preparative Organic Chemistry", Presented at the International Microwave Power Institute, Chicago, July, 1994 (Proceedings of 29thMicrowave Power Symposium by IMPI, 1994, 35).
  6. M. S. Manhas, B. K. Banik and A. K. Bose, "Strategies for Mirror Image Molecules", Presented at the 10th IUPAC post-symposium Meeting, Hyderabad, December, 1994.
  7. A. K. Bose, M. S. Manhas and B. K. Banik, "Synthetic Strategies for Mirror Image Molecules", Presented in Jamaica, January, 1994.
  8. A. K. Bose, B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas, E. W. Robb, N. Lavlinskaia, "Medicinal Chemistry in the Microwave Oven: Environmentally Benign Processes", Presented at the International Conference of             Microwave and High Frequency Heating, Cambridge University, UK, September, 1995.
  9. M. Jayaraman, B. K. Banik, A. Okawa, E. W. Robb, M. S. Manhas, A. K. Bose, "Microwave Assisted Stereocontrolled Synthesis of β-Lactam Intermediates of Taxol and Analogs", Presented at the First World Congress Microwave Processing, Walt Disney Village, Florida, January, 1997.
  10. B. K. Banik*, “Microwave Assisted β-Lactam Synthesis”, Presented at the Meeting of Microwave Induced Organic Reactions at the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, April, 1999 (Distinguished lecture).
  11. M. S. Manhas, S. N. Ganguly, B. K. Banik, S. S. Bari, A. Ritter, M. Lea, S. G. Amin, B. N. Pramanik and             M. Chmielewski, “Undergraduate Projects in Technology and Medicine (UPTAM)-A Novel Introduction to Biosciences”, Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1999, CHED-804.
  12. B. K. Banik*, “Research on Antibiotics and Anticancer Drugs”, Presented at the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Bejoy Narayan College, India, January, 2000.
  13. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationship Study of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as         Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India, January, 2000 (Distinguished lecture on the occasion of Professor P. C. Dutta’s birthday).
  14. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas, Rumthao, M. Jayaraman, A. H. Sharma, A. K. Ganguly. M. Huarotte and A. K.  Bose “MORE Chemistry Techniques for Process Development”, Presented at the fifth International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC-5), Mass, Belgium, September, 2001, E0047.
  15. B. K. Banik*,Polyaromatic Compounds as Novel Anticancer Agents: Synthesis and Biological Investigation”, Presented at the University of South Florida, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, December, 2001.
  16. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Organic Compounds”, Presented at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, October, 2003.
  17. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Mechanism of Action of Novel Organic             Compounds”, Presented at the Saint Louis University, Missouri, December, 2003.
  18. B. K. Banik*, “Drugs in Search of Targets and Diseases”, Presented at the International Symposium on             Drug Discovery at Cross Roads-Confluence of Chemistry, Biology & Information Technology, Kolkata, India, February, 2003.
  19. B. K. Banik*, S. Samajdar and I. Banik, “A New and Expeditious Reduction of Ketimines to Vicinal             Diamines by Samarium-Mediated Reaction”, Presented at the International Union & Pure and Applied Chemistry Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July, 2003, P 23.
  20. I. Banik, A. Ghatak, M. K. Basu and B. K. Banik*, “Samarium-Induced Reductive Dimerization of Carbonyl Compounds in Aqueous Solution”, Presented at the International Union & Pure and Applied Chemistry Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July, 2003, P 24.
  21. B. K. Banik*, “Novel Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation”, Presented at the Wyeth Research, Boston, July, 2003.
  22. B. K. Banik*, “An Exploratory Structure-Based Approach for the Synthesis of Biologically Active             Organic Compounds”, Presented at the University of Texas-Pan American, Texas, March, 2004.
  23. B. K. Banik*, “An Exploratory Structure-Based Approach for the Synthesis of Novel Organic             Compounds”, Presented at the Kent State University, Ohio, April, 2004.
  24. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and N. Aounallah, “Sm/NBS-Induced Reductive Dimerization of Carbonyl Compounds”,  Presented at the National Organic Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah., June, 2005, P-12.
  25. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and C. Logan, “Synthesis of Hydrofluorenes in a One-Pot Method”,  Presented at the National Organic Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah., June, 2005, P-11.
  26. B. K. Banik*, “An Exploratory Structure-Based Approach for the Synthesis of Biologically Active             Organic Compounds”, Presented at the University of Texas-San Antonio, November, 2005.
  27. B. K. Banik*, I. Garcia and M. Cardona, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Substituted Pyrrole Bound to Indolinone”, Presented at the International Union & Pure and Applied Chemistry Meeting, Merida, Mexico, June, 2006, ICOS-190.
  28. B. K. Banik*, C. Aguilar and D. Garcia, “Both Enantiomers of the Taxol Side Chain via Optical Resolution of Hydroxy β-Lactams”, Presented at the International Union & Pure and Applied Chemistry Meeting, Merida, Mexico, June, 2006, ICOS-189.
  29. B. K. Banik*, F. Morales and H. Aguilar, “Optically Active β-Lactams with Thienamycin Side Chain via Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Glycosylation”, Presented at the International Union & Pure and Applied Chemistry Meeting, Merida, Mexico, June, 2006, ICOS-186.
  30. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Mechanism of Action of Novel Organic             Compounds”, Presented at the Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL, January, 2007.
  31. Eyambe, G.* and B. K. Banik*, “Transformation of Eugenol and the Antimicrobial Activity of the Novel Products Epoxy-Eugenol and Bromo-Alcohol”, Presented at the TACLS Annual Conference, Austin, TX April, 2008.
  32. F. P. Cossio*, A. Arrieta, B. Lecea, M. A. Sierra, I. Fernandez and B. K. Banik, “Recent Computational             Studies on the Staudinger Reaction Between Ketenes and Imines”, Presented at the WATOC, Sydney, Australia, September, 2008.
  33. B. K. Banik*, I. Banik and F. F. Becker, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Anticancer β- Lactams”, Presented at the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize Celebration Ceremony in Germany, Nuremberg, Germany, October, 2008 (Distinguished lecture as the Chair of the New Drugs and Targets Session).
  34. B. K. Banik*, “Design, Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Mechanism of Action of Anticancer β-Lactams ”,  Presented at the International Symposium in Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India, January, 2009.
  35. B. K. Banik*, “Design, Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Mechanism of Action of Novel Organic Compounds ”, Presented at the U. R. Ghatak and P. C. Dutta Memorial Symposium, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India, January, 2009.
  36. B. K. Banik*, “Discovery of Innovative Small Molecules as Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the Kalyani University, India, January, 2009.
  37. B. K. Banik*, “An Exploratory Synthetic and Biological Studies of Medicinally Important Organic Compounds”, Presented at the Burdwan University, India, January, 2009.
  38. B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Stereoselective and Catalyzed Reaction Toward      Biologically Active Molecules”, Presented at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of            Science, India, January, 2011.
  39. B. K. Banik*, “Search for New Drugs: Entry to Novel Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the             International Symposium (Tripura University), India, January, 2011.
  40. B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Stereocontrolled Synthesis of β-Lactams”, Presented at the International India-US Scientific Collaboration Symposium (Dehradoon), India, March, 2012 (Distinguished lecture as the US Principal Investigator).
  41. B. K. Banik*, “Enantioselective Synthesis of β-Lactams”, Presented at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India, March, 2012.
  42. B. K. Banik*, “Enantio- and Diastereoselective Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the Burdwan University,  India, University Grant Commission Symposium, Burdwan, India, March, 2012 (Distinguished lecture).
  43. B. K. Banik*, “Ringing the Changes of Cancer Through β-Lactams”, Presented at the 100th Year Anniversary of the Indian Science Congress, Calcutta, January, 2013 (Distinguished lecture; Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Memorial Session with a Nobel Laureate).
  44. J. Cruz, D. Bandyopadhyay, and B. K. Banik*, “Clauson-Kass Reaction of 3-Amnio β-Lactams: A Novel Entry Toward N-(2-azetidinone)-substituted Pyrroles As Potential Anticancer Agents, Presented at the Vista Summit, UTPA, September, 2013.
  45. B. K. Banik*, “Asymmetric Synthesis of β-Lactams”, Presented at the Burdwan University Annual Symposium, India, January, 2013.
  46. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams and Their Medicinal Evaluation”, Presented at the Michigan Technogical University, February, 2013.
  47. B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Green Chemistry: Synthetic Method Toward Biologically Active Molecules”, Presented at the Delhi University, India, December, 2013 (Distinguished lecture organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry, American Chemical Society and Indian Chemical Society).
  48. B. K. Banik*, “Anticancer β-Lactams: Mechanism of Actions”, Presented at the Panjub University, December, 2013 (Distinguished lecture organized by the Indian Chemical Society on the occasion of Professor P. K. Bose Endowment Award given to me for outstanding research).
  49. B. K. Banik*, “Enantiosective Synthesis of Heterocycles”, Presented at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, December, 2013.
  50. B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Organic Reactions”, Presented at the Burdwan University, India, December, 2013.
  51. B. K. Banik*, “Search for New Anticancer Agents: Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Mechanism of Action”, Presented at the Delhi University, India, March, 2017.
  52. B. K. Banik*, “New Anticancer Agents Derived From Polyaromatic Compounds”, Presented at the Indian Institute of Engineering and Science Research, Kalyani, March, 2017.
  53. B. K. Banik*, “Novel Beta Lactams as Anticancer agents and Related Investigations”, Presentedat the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, April, 2017.
  54. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Pre-clinical Studies of Polyaromatic Beta Lactams as Anticancer Agents and Related Studies”, Presented at the North Bengal University, Silliguri, India, April, 2017. 
  55. B. K. Banik*, “Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Conformationally Constrained Beta Lactams as New Anticancer Agents and Their Biological Evaluation”, Presented at an International conference at the Gour Banga University, Malda, India, April, 2017.
  56. B. K. Banik*, “Novel Anticancer Agents as Pre-clinically Active Drug Candidates”, Presented at the Indian Institute of Mines, Dhanbad, India, April, 2017.
  57. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Novel Anticancer Beta Lactams and Preclinical Studies”, Presented at the Genomics Institute of Reynosa, Mexico, October, 2017
  58. B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Novel Molecules With Unique Medicinal Activities”, Presented at the joint conference sponsored by SRM University (Delhi and Chennai) and Asian Publishing Corporation, Delhi, India, December, 2017 (Keynote Address). 59.     B. K. Banik*, “Infection to Cancer: Fighting with Beta Lactams and Products Derived From Them”, Presented at the joint conference sponsored by Shyamsundar College (Burdwan) and Indian Chemical Socety, December, 2017 (Inaugural and Keynote Address).
  59. B. K. Banik*, “Education and Research”, Presented at the Diamond Jubilee Conference of Debipur Station High School (Burdwan), December, 2017 (Inaugural and Keynote Address).
  60. B. K. Banik*, “New Beta Lactams as Anticancer Agents: Design, Synthesis and Mechanism of Action”, Presented at the IIT, Guwahati, Assam, December, 2017.
  61. B. K. Banik*, “Exploratory Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Polyaromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the Genomics Institute of Reynosa, Mexico, October, 2017.
  62. B. K. Banik*, “Fighting With Cancers: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Beta Lactams and Products Obtained From Them”, Presented at the Annual Convention of Chemists International Conference of the Indian Chemical Society (ICS), Bhagalpur, India,  December 28, 2018 (Plenary Lecture; ICS’s Life-Time Achievement Award Winning Lecture).
  63. B. K. Banik*, “Polyaromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the Jalpaiguri Women’s College in an International Conference of the Indian Chemical Society (ICS), India,  January 03, 2019 (Keynote Lecture).
  64. B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reactions: Synthesis of Medicinally Active Agents”, Presented at the Moulana Azad College in an International Conference of the Indian Chemical Society (ICS), India, January 07, 2019 (Keynote Lecture).
  65. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Anticancer Beta Lactams”, Presented at the Vikas Group of Institution, A. P., India, January 11, 2019 (Keynote Lecture).
  66. B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Medicinally Important Molecules”, Presented at an International Cnference at the Rahara Ram Krishna Mission College, India, January 14, 2019 (Keynote Lecture).

Selected Invited Educational Presentations:

  1. B. K. Banik*, “The Freedom of India: Struggle and Success”, Presented at the Rio Grande Valley Indian Association on the occasion of Indian Independence Day Celebration, August, 2011 (Award Winning Lecture).
  2. B. K. Banik*, “Education and Success: Dream for Future”, Presented at the US National Society of Collegiate Scholar Induction Ceremony at the University of Texas-Pan American, November, 2011 (Distinguished Member Lecture).
  3. B. K. Banik*, “Burdwan University Reunion: A Journey After 32 Years”, Presented at the Burdwan University Alumni Reunion, India, March, 2012.
  4. B. K. Banik*, “Education, Dream and Discover”, Presented at the University of Texas-Pan American Chemistry Honor Society, April, 2012 (Advising Lecture to the Students as the Founder and Advisor of Chemistry Honor Society).
  5. B. K. Banik*, “Novel Anticancer Molecules: A New Perspective”, Presented at the department of Physics & Geology, University of Texas-Pan American, October, 2011
  6. B. K. Banik*, “Aims Toward a Bright Career”, Presented at the Michigan Technogical University, February, 2013.
  7. B. K. Banik*, “Education & Development for Career Pathways”, Presented at the Gour Banga University, Malda, India, April, 2017 (Advising Lecture to the Students of the Gour Banga University as a Guest Speaker).
  8. B. K. Banik*, “Effective Education: Key for Success”, Presented at the Shyamsundar College, Burdwan, India, December, 2017 (Advising Lecture to the Students at the Shyamsundar College as a Guest Speaker Honored by Indian Chemical Society).
  9. B. K. Banik*, “Strong Education: A Key for Future Success and Establishment”, Presented at the Vikas Group of Institution, A. P., India, January 11, 2019 (Advising Lecture to the Students).

Regional and State Presentations:

  1. B. K. Banik, O. Zegrocka, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Synthesis of Optically Active β-Lactams via Glycosylation", Presented at the Annual Meeting of New Jersey Academy of Science, April, 1994.
  2. B. K. Banik, G. V. Subba Raju, V. S. Raju, R. Naqvi and M. S. Manhas, "Synthesis of Tricyclic β-Lactams Via Radical Cyclization", Presented at the Annual Meeting of New Jersey Academy of Science, April, 1994.
  3. S. A. Shah, B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas, A. K. Bose, “Absolute Configuration of a Glycine Derive β-Lactam", Presented at the Annual Meeting of New Jersey Academy of Science, April, 1994.
  4. B. K. Banik, M. S. Manhas and A. K. Bose, "Synthesis of Optically Active 4-Unsubstituted β-              Lactams", Presented at the American Chemical Society Middle-Atlantic Meeting, Washington D.C.,   May, 1995.
  5. M. Ortiz, J. Marquez and B. K. Banik*, “A Remarkably Simple Protection of Carbonyl Compounds         as Ketal via Bismuth Nitrate Catalyzed Reaction”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-11.
  6. J. Marquez,  M. Ortiz and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Synthesis of Substituted Pyrroles via   Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-10.
  7. C. A. Alvarez, R. I. Cuellar and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Substituted Pyrrole Bound to Indolinone”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-09.
  8. R. I. Cuellar, C. A. Alvarez and B. K. Banik*, “Sodium Bismuthate-Induced Reaction of Baccatin: Key Materials for the Semi synthesis of Taxol”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting,   Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-08.
  9. M. Chapa, M. Fernandez and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reaction of Indole and β-Keto ester”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-07.
  10. M. Fernandez, M. Chapa and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Michael Reaction of Aza indole”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-06.
  11. M. Renteria, M. Cardona and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Facile Peracetylation of Glucose Using Stoichiometric Amount of Acetic Anhydride”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-05.
  12. M. Cardona, M. Renteria and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Facile Thioglycosylation   of Peracetylated Glucose”, Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-04.
  13. M. Castillo, C. Logan, N. Aounallah and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Acetylation and Oxidation of Hydroxy β-Lactams: A Dual Mechanism” Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-03.
  14. C. Logan, M. Castillo, N. Aounallah and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Dibenzofluorene Derivatives as Anticancer Agents” Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-02.
  15. N. Aounallah, C. Logan, M. Castillo and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Samarium/N-Bromosuccinimide-Mediated Reductive Coupling of Aromatic Ketones” Presented at the South Texas Section of ACS   Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, November, 2004, ORGN-01.
  16. R. Sakaria and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Pyrrole substituted 2-Azetidinones”, Presented at the  LSAMP Annual Meeting , Dallas, September, 2005.
  17. C. Logan and B. K. Banik*, “Dibenzofluorene Derivatives as Highly Potent Anticancer Agents”, Presented  at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-P-25.
  18. J. Marquez and  B. K. Banik*, “Paal Knoor Synthesis of Pyrroles is Revisited”, presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-76.
  19. C. A. Alvarez and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of Heterocycles: Pyrrole Bound to Indolinone”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-75.
  20. R. I. Cuellar and B. K. Banik*, “A Highly Selective Bismuth salts-Induced Allylic Oxidation of Baccatin”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-P-23.
  21. M. Chapa and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation Reaction of Indole with β-Keto Ester”, presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-61.
  22. M. Fernandez and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Michael-type of Reaction of Aza indole”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-74.
  23. M. Cardona and B. K. Banik*, “A Remarkable Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Facile Peracetylation of Carbohydrates”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-P-21.
  24. M. Castillo and B. K. Banik*, “Synthetic Studies in β-Lactam Antibiotics: Dual Role of Bismuth Nitrate in the Acetylation and Oxidation of Hydroxy Azetidinone”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-P-22.
  25. C. Logan and B. K. Banik*, “Dibenzofluorene Derivatives as Highly Potent Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-P-25.
  26. N. Aounallah and B. K. Banik*, “Electron Transfer via a Samarium/N-Bromosuccinimide-Mediated  Reaction: Reductive Coupling of Aromatic Ketones”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-64.
  27. R. Garza and B. K. Banik*, “Protection of Carbonyl Compounds via Bismuth Nitrate Catalyzed Reaction”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Edinburg, Texas, March, 2005, CHEM-P-24.
  28. C. Alvarez and B. K. Banik*, “A Simple Protection of Carbonyl Compounds via Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reaction”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Beaumont, March, 2006, CJ-28.
  29. J. Marquez and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams Through Cycloaddition Reaction”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Beaumont, March, 2006, CJ-31.
  30. C. Aguilar, J. Marquez and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reaction of Indole with Carbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Beaumont, March, 2006, P23-CJ.
  31. H. Aguilar, K. Gomez and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Oxidation and Acetylation Reaction of Hydroxy β-Lactams”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Beaumont, March, 2006, P24-CJ.
  32. I. Garcia, R. Garza and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Iodine-Induced Three Component Reaction”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Beaumont, March, 2006, CJ-29.
  33. M. Medina, L. Canales and B. K. Banik*, “Isolation and Structural Modification of Eugenol”, Presented at the Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Beaumont, March , 2006, P25-CJ.
  34. L. Canales, M. Medina and B. K. Banik*, “Chemical and Biological Investigations on Eugenol”, Presented at the UTSA Biotechnology Inauguration Meeting, San Antonio, TX, August, 2006.
  35. H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the UTSA Biotechnology Inauguration Meeting, San Antonio, TX, August, 2006.
  36. F. Morales, C. Aguilar and             B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Bis Indoles”, Presented at the UTSA  Biotechnology Inauguration Meeting, San Antonio, TX, August, 2006 (Frances Morales had received an award in the poster competition).
  37. C. Miranda, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Glycosylation of Nitro Estrone”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2008.
  38. L. Iglesias, D. Bandyopadhyay and  B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Synthesis of  Bis Indoles”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2008.
  39. S. Rivera, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthetic Studies on Bis Aza Indoles”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2008.
  40. J. Escano, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Lewis acid catalyzed Alkylation of Alcohols With Dicarbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2008 (Jerome Escano had been awarded a prize).
  41. M. Hashim, D. Bandyopadhyay and  B. K. Banik*, “Cycloaddition Reaction Toward Vinyl β-Lactams”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2008 (Hashim Mahammad had been awarded a prize).
  42. R. Rodriguez and B. K. Banik*, “Diastereoselectivity in β-Lactam Formation Reaction: Unprecedented             Observation”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2008. (Robert             Rodriguez had been awarded a prize).
  43. S. Samano, D. Bandyopadhyay and  B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Microwave-Induced Synthesis of Novel Imidazoles”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2008 (Selina Samano had been awarded a prize).
  44. R. Rordiguez, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, "Distereoselective Synthesis of β-Lactams Derived from Conjugated Compounds", Presented at the American Chemical Society Regional Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas, October, 2008.
  45. A. Kall, L. Chee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, Microwave Induced Aza-Michael Reaction in Water: A Remarkably Simple Procedure”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  46. J. Escano, M. Rangel and B. K. Banik*, “Diastereoselective Synthesis of Novel Spiro-β-Lactams via Staudinger Cycloaddition”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  47. D. Abrego, C. Carames, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik* ,“Indium-catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrrole-substituted Indolinones”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  48. M. Abundis, A. Thomas, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik,*,Bismuth nitrate-catalyzed Microwave-induced Synthesis of novel phenthrolinone derivatives”, Presented at the UTSA Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  49. E. Cuate, K. Ramos, D. Bandyopadhyay and  B. K. Banik,*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Remarkable  Synthesis of Quinoxalines”, Presented at the UTSA Science conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  50. M. I. Hashim, J. M. Velazquez and B. K. Banik*.Synthesis of Vinyl-β-Lactams via Staudinger Cycloaddition Reaction Derived from Polyaromatic Imines and Unsaturated Acid”, Presented at the UTSA             Science conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  51. A. Reyna, S. Maldonado, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Polyaromatic β-Lactams Using Diethyl Ketomalonate”, Presented at the UTSA Science conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  52. E. Gonzalez, R. Galvez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Radical-Mediated Reactions Toward Polycyclic β-Lactams”, Presented at the UTSA Science conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  53. L. Canales, L. Rodriguez and B. K. Banik* “Synthetic Studies on Naturally Occurring Eugenol”, Presented at the UTSA Science conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009. 
  54. G. Rivera, O. Esparza, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Nitration of β-Estradiol by Metal  Nitrates”, Presented at the UTSA Science conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  55. J. A. Cantu, K.  J. Pascual, C. Gonzales, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “An Easy and   Straightforward Route for the Synthesis of Disubstituted Imidazoles”, Presented at the UTSA Science conference, San Antonio, TX, August, 2009.
  56. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents.”     Presented at the UTHSCSA-UTPA Partnership Meeting, Port Aransas, TX, May, 2010.
  57. S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Novel β-Lactams as Anticancer Agents.” Presented at the UTHSCSA-UTPA Partnership Meeting, Port Aransas, TX, May, 2010.
  58. J. Cruz, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams as Anticancer Agents.” Presented at the RGV Vista Summit, Edinburg, TX, November, 2012 (only three presentations were selected from whole UTPA).

Presentations at the Universities: 181

My students have presented a number of papers in the Summer Research Program sponsored by UTB, Texas
4 presentations in 2009 (August); 4 presentations in 2008 (August); 2 presentations in 2007 (August)
My students have presented a number of papers in the Summer Research Program sponsored by UTPA, Texas
      6 presentations in 2009 (August); 5 presentations in 2010 (August);9 presentations in 2011 (August); 4 presentations in 2012 (August)

  1. Presentations by the students (undergraduates and graduates) at the various scientific meetings sponsored by American Chemical Society, New Jersey Academy of Science, New York Cardiac Center, HHMI, American Health Foundation, Roche Pharmaceutical Company, Schering-Plough Pharmaceutical Company, Merck Pharmaceutical Company, J & J Pharmaceutical Company, Union City New Jersey Board of Education, Stevens Institute of Technology, King Foundation and the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. The name of the students who presented are: Mary Wilson, Shonmei Wu, Sze Sze Ng, Jennie Hann, Michelle Suhendra, Akash Bhagat, Tai Li Chang, Dorothy Adler, Edith Borges, Amanda Mower, Monica Veldez, Juan Alvarado, Bhavna Chadwa, David Clayton, Tom Pae, Patricia Sanchez, Paula Rodrigues, Varsha Valecha, Annie Barton, Arijit Chakraborty, Ronald Delo, Andrew Post, Julie Issaction, Ketan Shah, Madhumeeta Patel and Saurabh Desai (1990-2002). B. K. Banik was their mentor and senior author in these presentations.
  2. J. Marquez and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Iodine-Catalyzed Protection of Carbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, September, 2005, ORGN-006.
  3. M. Castillo and B. K. Banik*, “Dual Role of Bismuth Nitrate in the Acetylation and Oxidation of Hydroxy Azetidinone”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, September, 2005, ORGN-005.
  4. L. Canales and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Thioglycosylation of Peracetylated Sugars”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, September, 2005, ORGN-004.
  5. M. Perez and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation Reaction of Indole with Beta Keto Ester”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting Edinburg, September, 2005, ORGN-003.
  6. C. Alvarez and B. K. Banik*, “A New Michael Reaction of Indole via Iodine-Catalyzed Reactions”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, September, 2005, ORGN-002.
  7. C. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Bis-Indole via Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reactions”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, September, 2005, ORGN-001.
  8. I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Acid-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Indoles in Aqueous Media”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-011.
  9. D. Owens, I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Acid-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Amines and Carbamates in Aqueous Media”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-010.
  10. L. Canales, M. Medina and B. K. Banik*, “Chemical Modifications of Eugenol”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-009.
  11. I. Garcia, D. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Preparation of Aspirin Through a Novel Catalytic Process”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-008.
  12. H. Aguilar and             B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-007 (selected as the best and award winning presentation)
  13. F. Morales, I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Effects of Lewis Acids on the Reaction Between Isatin and Hydroxyproline”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-006.
  14. C. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Synthetic Studies Toward Bis-Indole Derivatives”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-005.
  15. D. Cordova, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Synthesis of β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-004.
  16. A. Bose, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced New Nitration of Estrone Through Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reaction”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-003.
  17. P. Sanjoto, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Nitration of Estrone Through Metal Salts-Induced Reactions”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-002.
  18. S. Villarreal, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Nitration of Estradiol Through Metal Salts-Induced Reactions”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2006, ORGN-001.
  19. I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Anticancer β-Lactams: A Remarkable Approach Toward Lead Medicinally Active Compounds”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  20. A. Kall, I. Garcia, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Acid-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Amines and Carbamates in Aqueous Media”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  21. L. Canales and             B. K. Banik*, “Isolation and Structural Modification of Eugenol”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  22. R. Rodriguez, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  23. F. Morales, I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of Substituted Pyrrole Bound to Indolinone via Molecular Iodine-Catalyzed Reaction”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  24. D. Bandyopadhyay and           B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Route Toward the Synthesis of 2,4(5)-Disubstituted Imidazoles from Simple Building Blocks”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  25. J. Lerma, D. Alvarez, M. Hernandez and B. K. Banik*, “Peracetylation of Carbohydrates”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  26. A. Bose, W. Sanjoto, S. Villarreal, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Nitro Estrone: A New Steroid Through Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reaction”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  27. S. Villarreal, A. Bose, W. Sanjoto, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Nitro Estradiol Through Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reaction”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  28. D. Bandyopadhyay and           B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate Pentahydrate: An Efficient Catalyst for Michael Addition of 1, 3-Diketo Compounds”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  29. I. Salinas, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of 3-Pyrrole Substituted Monocyclic β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  30. D. Ramirez, I. Garcia, F. Morales and B. K. Banik*, “Acid-Catalyzed Michael Reaction of Indoles in Aqueous Media”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  31. P. Ruiz, S. Jaggi, A. Reddy and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Three Component Mannich Reaction”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  32. J. Lugo, C. Aguilar and            B. K. Banik*, “Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Electrophilic Substitution of Indole with Carbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  33. C. Miranda, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Glycosylation of Estrone”, presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  34. K. Miranda, I. Garcia and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrrole Substituted β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  35. D. Mahammed, I Garcia, D. Garcia, and          B. K. Banik*, “Preparation of Aspirin Through a Novel Catalytic Process”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  36. I. Salinas, H. Aguilar and B. K. Banik*, “Studies on Antibiotics: Pyrrole-Substituted Monocyclic β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2007.
  37. S. Rivera and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of Medicinally Active Pyrroles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  38. S. Samano, Y. Mora, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-induced Synthesis of Disubstituted Imidazoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  39. M. Hashim, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Synthetic Approach Toward Enantioselective Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  40. L. Iglesias, S. Rivera, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Expeditious Synthesis of Bis Indoles Under Solventless Conditions”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  41. K. Miranda and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Stable Schiff Bases”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  42. K.  Ramos, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Novel Nitration of 9-Bromophenanthrene:  Approach Toward Unusual Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  43. E. Cuate, C. Choudhary, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of Unusual bis-β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  44. C. Miranda, A. Bose, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Glycosylation of Estrone”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  45. A. Nambiar, R. Rodriguez and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthesis of Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  46. M. M. Javier, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of 3-Heterosubstituted Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  47. J. Escano, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Michael Addition of Benzyl alcohols to 1,3-Di-Keto Compounds:,  Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  48. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Extremely Easy and Straightforward Synthesis of Quinoxalines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  49. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Double β-Lactams as Potent Anti-cancer Agents”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  50. D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Ruthenium (III) Chloride-Induced Easy Synthesis of Novel Heterocyclic-Substituted Indolinones”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  51. D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Kall and B. K. Banik*, “An Extremely Efficient Green Synthesis of β-Aminoketones”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  52. C. Gonzales, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Oxidative N-Deanisylation of β-Lactams: A Convenient Access Toward Bioactive Azepinoindole Derivatives”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  53. A. Banik, S. Batta, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Easy and Highly Efficient Route for the Synthesis of Medicinally Important α-Amino Phosphonates”,  Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008 (Antara Banik was awarded the First Prize in the high school student’s poster competition).
  54. A. Thomas, Debasish Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Novel Nitration of Estradiol”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  55. A.  Kall, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Aza-Michael Reaction in Water: A Remarkable Simple Procedure”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2008.
  56. S. Maldonado, A. Reyna, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis Novel Indole fused β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  57. R. Galvez, E. Gonzalez, D. Bandyophadyay and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Novel β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  58. L. Chee, E. Cuate, D. Bandyophadyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate Catalyzed Cascade Michael Addition/Reduction of Indoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  59. L. Rodriguez, R. C. Gonzales, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Ceric Ammonium Nitrate Induced N-Deanisylation of β-Lactams: A Route for the Synthesis of Azepinoindole”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  60. C. Camares, D. Bandyopadhyay, and B. K. Banik*, “An Easy Access for the Synthesis of Novel Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  61. A. Thomas, D. Bandyopadhyay, and B. K. Banik*, “An Exploratory Nitration and Reduction Study of Chrysene: Intermediates for the Synthesis of Novel Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009 (Angela Thomas has been selected as the best high school student researcher and she has been awarded a prize).
  62. S. Samano, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*, “An Efficient Route for the Synthesis of Benzimidazoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  63. D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Rivera and B. K. Banik*, “Highly Efficient Green Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  64. D. Bandyopadhyay, G. R. Sánchez, A. E. Kall andB. K. Banik*, “An Easy Access for the Synthesis of Phthalimido β-Lactams from Polyaromatic Imines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  65. L. Canales, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Synthetic modifications on Eugenol: A Medicinally Important Clove Oil Component”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  66. M. Abundis, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*, “A Green Approach for the Synthesis of Novel Heterocycles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  67. K. Ramos, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Route for the Synthesis Polyaromatic Anticancer Compounds”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  68. J. A. Cantu, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Route toward the Synthesis of Heteroaromatics from Dicarbonyl Precursors”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  69. M. Hashim, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Route toward Enantioselective Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009 (M. Hashim has been selected as the second prize winner among all the master students in COSE).
  70. G. R. Sánchez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Synthetic Modification of β-Estradiol”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  71. E. Cuate, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*,“Indium-mediated Eco-friendly Procedure for the Synthesis of Novel Heteroaromatics”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  72. E. Gonzalez, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*, “Radical-Mediated Reactions toward the Synthesis of Heteropolycyclic β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  73. D. M. Abrego, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*,Indium-promoted Eco-friendly Approach for the Synthesis of Pyrrole fused with indolinone system”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  74. R. C. Gonzales, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*, “Microwave-induced stereocontrol in the Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  75. J. M. Velazquez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Synthesis of Amino   β-lactams from Polyaromatic Imines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  76. A. Reyna, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Polyaromatic Amines and Aliphatic  Carbonyl Compound derived β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  77. A. Banik, S. Batta, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*, An Excellent Strategy for the Synthesis of Pyrrole fused with Indolinone in RuCl3/Water System”,  Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  78. A. E. Kall, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “A Green Approach toward aza-Michael Addition”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  79. J. Escano, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate Pentahydrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Diazepine”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2009.
  80. M. Solis, R. Solano, S. Mukherjee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Stereoselective Synthesis of Optically Active β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  81. R. Andoh-Baidoo, S. Mukherjee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted N-bromosuccinimide-Mediated Novel Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  82. A. Vasquez, B. Perez, S. Mukherjee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Induced Expeditious Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Indoloquinolines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  83. I. Garrera, S. Mukherjee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Remarkable Annulations of Phenols with Ketones”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  84. J. Morales, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Acylation of Indoles: Synthesis of 3-Substituted Indoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  85. J. Vasquez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “A Truly Green Synthesis of Aminonitriles Via Strecker Reaction”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  86. R. Nandipati, R. Solano, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “A Convenient and Cost-Effective Method of N-Acetylation of Aniline”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  87. R. Solano, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Green Synthesis of Benzodiazepine Using Bismuth Salts as Catalysts”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  88. R. Danso, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “An Efficient Route for the Synthesis of Substituted Indoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  89. A. McCallum and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Polycyclic Indoles via Bismuth Nitrate-Induced Reactions”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  90. C. Chapa and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Schiff Bases From Diethyl Ketomalonate and Reduction Study”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  91. J. Moreno, R. Danso, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Nucleophilic Addition of Heterocyclic Compounds to Indoles Via Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Reactions”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  92. L. Zingg and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Novel 3-Unsubsituted β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010. (L. Zingg has received 3rd prize).
  93. S. Maldonado, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Green Synthesis of Hantzsch 1,4-Dihydropyridines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  94. C. Carames, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Anticancer Agents Derived From Polyaromatic Compounds”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  95. L. Turrubiartes, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Environmentally Benign Aza-Michael Reaction in Water”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010.
  96. R. Gonzales, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Route Toward Unique Triarylpyridines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2010 (C. Gonzales has received 3rd prize).
  97. G. M. Saenz and B. K. Banik*, “New Electrophilic Iodination of β-Lactams”,  Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  98. A. N. Chavez and B. K. Banik*, “Novel synthesis of Sulfonamide-Substituted Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  99. R. Vargas, B. Leal, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Novel Bromination of Indole by N-Bromosuccinimide”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  100. B. Leal, R. Vargas, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Diasteroselective Synthesis of Anticancer β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  101. L. Turrubiartes, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “Ultrasound-Assisted Aza-Michael Reaction in Water”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  102. M. Solis, S. Mukherjee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-catalyzed Novel Acylation of Indoles: Synthesis of 3-Substituted Indoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  103. M. Solis, S. Mukherjee, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Stereospecific Synthesis of Chiral β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  104. R. Nandipati, S. Mukherjee and B. K. Banik*, “A Simple Method of N-Acetylation of Primary Aromatic Amines Using Molecular Sieves as Drying Agent”,  Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011. 
  105. R. C. Gonzales, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. Mukherjee andB. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Krohnke Reaction”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  106. A. Bobbala, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*, “Polyaromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  107. H. Gellang, D. Bandyopadhyay andB. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Nucleophilic Addition of Indoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  108. J. Vasquez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Indium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Aminonitriles Via Imine”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  109. B. Leal, R. Vargas and B. K. Banik*, “Importance of Different Solvents in Pyrrole Synthesis”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  110. J. Marquez and B. K. Banik*, “A Remarkable Iodine-Catalyzed Protection of Carbonyl Compounds”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  111. A. Garza and B. K. Banik*, “Synthetic Studies Toward Novel Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  112. L. Salazar, B. Ramirez and B. K. Banik*, “Oxidative N-Dearylation in β-Lactams With Bismuth Nitrate, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  113. M. Banik, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Polystyrenesulfonate-Catalyzed Novel synthesis of Anticancer Pyrroles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  114. J. Velazquez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Synthesis of Amino β-Lactams from Polyaromatic Imines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  115. M. Guerra and B. K. Banik*, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Anticancer Agents”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  116. H. Gellang, A. Chavez andB. K. Banik*, “Structure-Activity Relationships in Amino β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  117. D. Lidhar, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Asymmetric Synthesis of β-Lactams Derived From Carbohydrates”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  118. S. Maldonado, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “An Expeditious Synthesis of Hantzsch 1,4-Dihydropyridines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  119. A. K. Vasquez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Nitrate-Catalyzed Synthesis of Indoloquinolines”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  120. A. Bhatla, A. Reddy and B. K. Banik*, “Structure-Activity Relationships in β-Lactams: Preparation of 2-Azetidinone Containing Sulfur at C-3 Position”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  121. S. Yarra, A. Reddy and B. K. Banik*, “A Novel Approach Toward Substituted Aza β-Lactams”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  122. R. Danso and B. K. Banik*, “A Remarkable Synthesis of Substituted Indoles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  123. M. Yanez, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of β-Lactams: Effects of Solvents”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  124. A. Reddy, J. Velaquez, B. Leal, R. Vargas and B. K. Banik*, “Synthesis of Pyrroles”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  125. C. Tran, S. Rico, B. K. Banik* and H. Ahmad*, “Anticancer effect of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Derivatives, TX-301 and TX314 on Hepa1c1c7, MCF7, hepG2 and NIH3T3 Cancer Cells”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2011.
  126. R. Jadav, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Unusual Aromatic Amination using Norborneneas Organocatalyst”, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2012 (R. Jadav received second prize).
  127. J. Cruz, D. Bandyopadhyay and B. K. Banik*, “Novel Pyrrole-Substituted β-Lactams, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2012 (J. Cruz received third prize).
  128. A. Albustamy, R. N. Jadav and B. K. Banik*, “Preparation of Hydroxy β-Lactams, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2012.
  129. J. Vennatt, R. N. Jadav and B. K. Banik*, “Bismuth Triflate-Catalyzed Glycosylation, Presented at the HESTEC Annual Meeting, Edinburg, TX, September, 2012.


Organic Synthesis, Medicinal Chemistry, Cancer, Infection, Fertility, Green Chemistry, Microwave, Drug Discovery, Natural Products, Mechanism of Chemical & Biological Processes and Interdisciplinary Sciences


  • American Chemical Society, 1990-present
  • Division of Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 1991-present
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 1996-present
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 1997-present
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995-2004
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (England), 1998-present
  • Texas Faculty Association, 2008-2014
  • American Civil Liberties Union, 2015-present
  • US National Society of Collegiate Scholars “Distinguished Membership”, 2011
  • Life Member and Fellow, Indian Chemical Society, 2018-present
  • Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 2012-2014 (NATURE Publishing Group)
  • Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Current Organocatalysis & Synthetic Methods, 2012-present
  • Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Current Microwave Chemistry, 2012-present
  • Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Organic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2010-2015
  • Section Editor and Founder (Editorial Board-Founding Editor):  Organic & Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry Central Journal, 2015-March, 2019 (Springer Nature)
  • Editor-in-Chief and Founder: Asian Journal of Organic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2015-present
  • Associate Editor, Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2016-present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Ultra Chemistry, 2016-present
  • Associate Editor, Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, 2016-present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Advances in Chemical Science, 2016-present
  • Associate Editor, Natural Products-An Indian Journal, March 2017-August 2017
  • Editor-in-Chief, Natural Products-An Indian Journal, August 2017-present
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Contemporary Chemistry, August 2017-present
  • Editor-in-Chief, Open Chemistry Journal, 2016-present
  • Editor-in-Chief, Modern Chemistry & Applications, 2017-present
  • Associate Editor, Organic Chemistry: Current Research, (OMICS Group, USA), January, 2018-present
  • International Executive Editor, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2018-present
  • Editor-in-Chief of Scholarly Journal of Applied Sciences and Research, 2018-present
  • Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Advancements in Plant Science, 2018-present