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Dr. Pamita Awasthi

Associate Professor

Research interests/Areas- • Synthesis and Biological evaluation of analogues of mitoxantrone – As a potential Anticancer Agents • Interaction of mitoxantrone and its synthesised analogues with DNA sequences using 2D NMR, UV-Visible spectroscopy, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Cyclic voltametery, Viscosity and Molecular Modeling tools in order to design and develop new class of anticancer drugs. • Synthesis, Structural Study (using 1D NMR, FT-IR, Mass etc. spectroscopic tools), Biological study and field evaluation of Juvenile Hormone Analogues (Insect Growth Regulators) containing diverse structural features as a potential environment friendly green pesticides. • Computer Aided Molecule Design using DISCOVERY STUDIO (DST-SERB young scientist project), AUTO DOCK, GAUSSIAN, AMBER .18 (gifted by Dr. Davis Case Rutgers University) etc.

Name : Dr. Pamita Awasthi
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Chemistry
Qualification : Ph.D
Phone : 254140
Email ID : pamita@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Dr. Pamita Awasthi
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Chemistry
Qualification : Ph.D
Date of Birth : 10/03/1972
Date of joining : 27/07/2007

Contact Details

Phone : 254140
Email ID : pamita@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Chemistry

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D 2000 Chemistry Department, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
M.Sc 1994 Chemistry Department, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
B.Sc (Hons.) 1992 St. Bede's Collage Shimla
Post Doctoral 2003 Department of Biotechnology, IIT- Roorkee

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 Merit fellowship Fifth position in Merit B.Sc(Hons.) H.P. University 1992
2 Post-Doctoral fellowship Research associate CSIR-HRD 2006

Research Experience



Research Interests :
Brief Research Statement :

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2020 Pamita Awasthi ∗, Anjali Sharma , Manu Vatsal Spectroscopic, viscometric and computational binding study of 1 and 2 substituted anthraquinone analogs to be potential anti-cancer agents 1223 (2021) 129293 Journal of Molecular Structure Elsevier SCI
2020 Manpreet Singh Pamita Awasthi Virender Singh Iodine Catalysed Synthesis of Luminescent β‐Carboline Tethered Thiazolo[4,5‐c]carbazole and Naphtho[2,1‐d]thiazole Derivatives and Estimation of their Light Emitting Properties Eur. Journal of Organic Chemistry Wiley SCI
2019 Pamita Awasthi, Kirna Devi Structural characterization, photoluminescence, computational studies and bioassay of newly synthesized N-(3-oxo-3-morpholino-1-phenyl-propyl) benzo sulfonamide with multifunctional application Research on Chemical Reaction Intermediates Springer SCI
2019 Kirna Devi and Pamita Awasthi Sulfonamide phenylalanine (SPA) series of analogues as an antibacterial, antifungal, anticancer agents along with p53 tumor suppressor-DNA complex inhibitor – part 1 Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, TAYLOR & FRANCIS SCI

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date
Principal Investigator Young Scientist “Juvenile harmone Analogues as potential pesticides: Designing, synthesis, characterization, biological evaluation and field testing” DST-SERB 31/08/2009 31/07/2013 13 lacs complete nil Anx 31/07/2013
Scientist mentor DST-WOS-A Synthesis, Characterization, Biological and Computational study of series of 1-[1-oxo-3-phenyl-2(benzosulfonamide)-propylamido]-anthracene-9,10-dione analogs-Anthraquinone based anticancer drugs DST 31/05/2017 30/06/2020 24 lacs completed Nil Anx 31/05/2017

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Shilpa Dogra Studies on interactions of anthraquinone based anticancer drug mitoxantrone with different DNA sequences Completed 2015 Dr. Nayar
Ph.D Priyanka Sharma Computational designing, synthesis and biological evaluation of juvenile hormone analogues as a potential pesticide Completed 2016 None
Ph.D Nitesh Kumar Synthesis, characterization, cytotoxic and DNA binding studies of Titanium complexes Completed 2016 Dr. Raj Kaushal
Ph.D Manu Vatsal Synthesis, characterization, biological and computational studies of anthraquinine based drugs to be potential anticancer agents Completed 2020 None
Ph.D Ar. Veenu Shree Study of ventilation and indoor paints in primary school classrooms of composite climate for monitoring its indoor air quality - Case study hamirpur (H.P.) Completed 2020 Dr. Bhanu Marwah
Ph.D Anjali Sharma Drug-DNA interactions of synthesized analogues of anthracycline class of anticancer drugs using spectroscopic and computational tools- A novel approach to develop new class of drug candidates. Ongoing 0 None
Ph.D Nitika Bali Synthetic, computational and biological study of analogues of Juvenile hormone analogues to be potential Insect Growth Regulators Ongoing 0 None
Ph.D Kirna Devi Synthesis, characterization, biological screening and computational studies of sulphonamide analogues to be multifunctional agents Ongoing 0 None
Ph.D Vandana Devi Synthesis, Characterization, computational and bioassay of juvenile hormone analogues to be insect growth regulators Ongoing 0 None

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status
Juvenile Hormone Mimics for silk moth(bombex mori): Green Approach to enhance silk production 201911047685 23/11/2019 DST Anx
Sulfonamide analogues to be anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and antidiabetic agents 201711028145 31/07/2017 DST Filled

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
Lecturere Department of Applied Sciences, NIT-Hamirpur 17/07/2005 27/07/2009 4
Assistant Professor or Reader Department of Chemistry, NIT-Hamirpur 09/07/2009 09/07/2012 3
Associate Professor Department of Chemistry, NIT-Hamirpur 09/07/2012 28/10/2020 8

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To
Faculty In-charge Central Library, NIT-H 10/04/2010 10/11/2012
Chairperson ICC (women cell) 11/09/2015 19/02/2019
warden Ambika Girls Hostel and Parbati Girls Hostel, NIT-H 27/07/2013 01/05/2018
Head of the Department Department of Chemistry, NIT-H 15/10/2014 30/08/2016
Head of the Department Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT-H 27/04/2016 23/04/2018
Member (Senate Nominee) Board of Governess, NIT-Hamirpur 01/07/2016 01/07/2018
Local Coordinator GIAN-MHRD 09/08/2015 21/02/2019
Member, BOG NIT Hamirpur 01/07/2016 31/07/2018
Associate Dean (FW) NIT Hamirpur 01/05/2018 31/05/2019
Member Secretary Chief Minister Star-up project 01/09/2017 28/10/2020
Nodal Officer Chief Minister Star-up project 01/12/2017 28/10/2020

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure



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Conferences/Courses Organized



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Profile Summary

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Name : Dr. Pamita Awasthi
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Chemistry
Qualification : Ph.D
Phone : 254140
Email ID : pamita@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://portfolios.nith.ac.in/index.php?/nith/dr-pamita-awasthi145
Date of Birth : 10/03/1972
Date of Joining : 27/07/2007

Specialization

Chemistry

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D 2000 Chemistry Department, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
M.Sc 1994 Chemistry Department, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
B.Sc (Hons.) 1992 St. Bede's Collage Shimla
Post Doctoral 2003 Department of Biotechnology, IIT- Roorkee

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Lecturere Department of Applied Sciences, NIT-Hamirpur 17/07/2005 27/07/2009 4
Assistant Professor or Reader Department of Chemistry, NIT-Hamirpur 09/07/2009 09/07/2012 3
Associate Professor Department of Chemistry, NIT-Hamirpur 09/07/2012 28/10/2020 8

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To
Faculty In-charge Central Library, NIT-H 10/04/2010 10/11/2012
Chairperson ICC (women cell) 11/09/2015 19/02/2019
warden Ambika Girls Hostel and Parbati Girls Hostel, NIT-H 27/07/2013 01/05/2018
Head of the Department Department of Chemistry, NIT-H 15/10/2014 30/08/2016
Head of the Department Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT-H 27/04/2016 23/04/2018
Member (Senate Nominee) Board of Governess, NIT-Hamirpur 01/07/2016 01/07/2018
Local Coordinator GIAN-MHRD 09/08/2015 21/02/2019
Member, BOG NIT Hamirpur 01/07/2016 31/07/2018
Associate Dean (FW) NIT Hamirpur 01/05/2018 31/05/2019
Member Secretary Chief Minister Star-up project 01/09/2017 28/10/2020
Nodal Officer Chief Minister Star-up project 01/12/2017 28/10/2020

Research Experience

Research Interests :
Brief Research Statement :

Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date
Principal Investigator Young Scientist “Juvenile harmone Analogues as potential pesticides: Designing, synthesis, characterization, biological evaluation and field testing” DST-SERB 31/08/2009 31/07/2013 13 lacs complete nil Anx 31/07/2013
Scientist mentor DST-WOS-A Synthesis, Characterization, Biological and Computational study of series of 1-[1-oxo-3-phenyl-2(benzosulfonamide)-propylamido]-anthracene-9,10-dione analogs-Anthraquinone based anticancer drugs DST 31/05/2017 30/06/2020 24 lacs completed Nil Anx 31/05/2017

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2020 Pamita Awasthi ∗, Anjali Sharma , Manu Vatsal Journal of Molecular Structure Elsevier Spectroscopic, viscometric and computational binding study of 1 and 2 substituted anthraquinone analogs to be potential anti-cancer agents 1223 (2021) 129293 SCI
2020 Manpreet Singh Pamita Awasthi Virender Singh Eur. Journal of Organic Chemistry Wiley Iodine Catalysed Synthesis of Luminescent β‐Carboline Tethered Thiazolo[4,5‐c]carbazole and Naphtho[2,1‐d]thiazole Derivatives and Estimation of their Light Emitting Properties SCI
2019 Pamita Awasthi, Kirna Devi Research on Chemical Reaction Intermediates Springer Structural characterization, photoluminescence, computational studies and bioassay of newly synthesized N-(3-oxo-3-morpholino-1-phenyl-propyl) benzo sulfonamide with multifunctional application SCI
2019 Kirna Devi and Pamita Awasthi Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, TAYLOR & FRANCIS Sulfonamide phenylalanine (SPA) series of analogues as an antibacterial, antifungal, anticancer agents along with p53 tumor suppressor-DNA complex inhibitor – part 1 SCI

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
Ph.D Shilpa Dogra Studies on interactions of anthraquinone based anticancer drug mitoxantrone with different DNA sequences Completed 2015 Dr. Nayar
Ph.D Priyanka Sharma Computational designing, synthesis and biological evaluation of juvenile hormone analogues as a potential pesticide Completed 2016 None
Ph.D Nitesh Kumar Synthesis, characterization, cytotoxic and DNA binding studies of Titanium complexes Completed 2016 Dr. Raj Kaushal
Ph.D Manu Vatsal Synthesis, characterization, biological and computational studies of anthraquinine based drugs to be potential anticancer agents Completed 2020 None
Ph.D Ar. Veenu Shree Study of ventilation and indoor paints in primary school classrooms of composite climate for monitoring its indoor air quality - Case study hamirpur (H.P.) Completed 2020 Dr. Bhanu Marwah
Ph.D Anjali Sharma Drug-DNA interactions of synthesized analogues of anthracycline class of anticancer drugs using spectroscopic and computational tools- A novel approach to develop new class of drug candidates. Ongoing 0 None
Ph.D Nitika Bali Synthetic, computational and biological study of analogues of Juvenile hormone analogues to be potential Insect Growth Regulators Ongoing 0 None
Ph.D Kirna Devi Synthesis, characterization, biological screening and computational studies of sulphonamide analogues to be multifunctional agents Ongoing 0 None
Ph.D Vandana Devi Synthesis, Characterization, computational and bioassay of juvenile hormone analogues to be insect growth regulators Ongoing 0 None

Patents


Name Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status
Juvenile Hormone Mimics for silk moth(bombex mori): Green Approach to enhance silk production 201911047685 23/11/2019 DST Anx
Sulfonamide analogues to be anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and antidiabetic agents 201711028145 31/07/2017 DST Filled

Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


Category Type Title Venue From To Designation

Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event

Consultancy


Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure


Sr.No. Title Description

Honors & Recognitions Achieved


Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 Merit fellowship Fifth position in Merit B.Sc(Hons.) H.P. University 1992
2 Post-Doctoral fellowship Research associate CSIR-HRD 2006