​Dr. Ajoy Kapat


Ajoy was born and raised in West Bengal, India. After completion of his M.Sc thesis work in the group of Prof. Sundarababu Baskaran at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, he started his doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. Philippe Renaud at University of Bern, Switzerland. In 2012, he joined the MacMillan group as a Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow to work in the field of organocascade catalysis. After a brief stint as research associate in the group of Prof. Jyotirmayee Dash at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Kolkata, Ajoy joined the Schoenebeck group in November 2014.


A. S.-K. Tsang, A. Kapat, F. Schoenebeck, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 518.

J. Maury, L. Feray, M. P. Bertrand, A. Kapat, P. Renaud, Tetrahedron 2012, 68, 9606.

G. Lapointe, A. Kapat, K. Weidner, P. Renaud, Pure Appl. Chem. 2012, 84, 1633.

A. Kapat, A. Konig, F. Montermini, P. Renaud, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13890.

A. Kapat, E. Nyfeler, G. T. Giuffredi, P. Renaud, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 17746.

P. Synthil Kumar, A. Kapat, S. Baskaran, Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 1241.

A. Kapat, P. Synthil Kumar, S. Baskaran, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2007, 3, 49.