Jagadeesh completed his B.Sc. degree in chemistry, botany and zoology in 2007 at Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India. He then obtained a M.Sc. in organic chemistry at the same university in 2009. In 2016, Jagaeesh completed his PhD in the group of Dr. Sreenivas Katukojvala at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Bhopal, India. The title of the thesis was “Annulation Reactions of Enaldiazo Ketones: Synthesis of Diverse Heterocycles“. For his thesis, Jagadeesh received the Eli Lilly Asia outstanding PhD thesis award in 2016.
Jagadeesh arrived in our group as a Wenner-Gren Postdoctoral fellow in May 2017 to begin his research on various aspects of transition metal-catalyzed C-H activation and weird and wonderful combinations of organomain-group and arylation chemistry.
After his time with us, in February 2020 Jagadeesh obtained a Marie Curie fellowship to join the Willis Group at the University of Oxford. We wish Jagadeesh all the best for the future!