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Dr Nagarajan Elumalai MSc, PhD

Research Fellow

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Dr Nagarajan Elumalai is a Research Fellow in Chemistry at the University of Southampton.


• Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, University of Southampton, UK (June 2016 – present)

• Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Leipzig, Germany (May 2015 – May 2016)

• PhD in Organic Chemistry, University of Leipzig, Germany (Sep 2010 – Apr 2015)

• Master degree in Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry, University of Leipzig, Germany and University of Lille, France. Erasmus Mundus fellowship supported. (Oct 2008 – Aug 2010)

• Research Chemist in Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Chennai, India (May 2007 – Aug 2008)

• Master degree in Chemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India (Jun 2005 – Apr 2007)

• Bachelor degree in Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai, India (Jul 2002 – Apr 2005)




Research interests


• Small molecule drug development

• Peptide and cyclic-peptide synthesis

• Anti-cancer drug development

• Prodrug development

• Natural product inspired drug development



Research group

Chemical Biology, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

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Dr Nagarajan Elumalai
Chemistry, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Room Number : 30A/4045

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