Dr. Mohammad Karim
Professor - Organic Cemistry
Chair, Department of Chemistry
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Areas Of Interest
Synthetic organic chemistry, development of new synthetic strategy, natural product synthesis, synthesis of anticancer and anti-AIDS agents.
1. Synthesis of Schiff’s Bases
2. Synthesis of Curcumol and Related Natural products
3. Synthesis of Cembranoid Diterpenes
1] Synthesis and Characterization of New Schiff bases formed by Condensation of 2,9-Phenathroline-1,10-dialdehyde with Sulfur-containing Amines; Md. Arifuzzaman*, Mohammad R. Karim**, Tasneem A. Siddiquee*, Aminul H. Mirza†, Mohamad A. Ali†, International Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2013, 3(1), 81-86
2] Template synthesis and X-ray structural characterization of nickel(II) and zinc(II) complexes of tetradentate SNNS ligands formed by condensation of phthalaldehyde with S-methyldithiocarbazate and 4N-methyl-3-thiosemicarbazide Mohammad Akbar Ali
, Aminul Huq Mirza
, Chan Chin Mei
, Paul V. Bernhardt
, Mohammad Rezaul Karim
cPolyhedron, 2013, 49, 277-283.
3] Self-assembling dicopper(II) complexes of di-2-pyridyl ketone Schiff base ligands derived from alkyldithiocarbazates; Mohammad Akbar Ali*a, Aminul H. Mirzaa , Ray J. Butcherb
, Paul V. Bernhardtc, Mohammad Rezaul Karimd
; Polyhedron 2011, 30 (9), 1478-1485.
4] “2,9-Bis(1,3-benzothiazol-2-yl)-1,10-phenanthroline dichloromethane disolvate” Jesmin Akther, Sergey Lindeman and Mohammad R. Karim; Acta Cryst 2008, E64, 01836
5] "Hemicholinium - 3 Mustard Reveals Two Populations of Choline Cotransporters with Different Properties." M.T.Ivy, R.F.Newkirk, M.R. Karim, C.M.P.Mtshali and J.G.Townsel, Neuroscience, 2001, 102(4), 969-978.
6] "Revelation of Silent Choline Cotransporters" M.D. Kemp, R.F. Newkirk, M.T. Ivy, M.R. Karim and J.G. Townsel; Society for Neuroscience Conference, Los Angeles, California, , Nov 7-12, 1998.
7] "Hemicholinium Mustard Reveals a Constitutive Cycling Choline Cotransporter" R.F. Newkirk, M.T. Ivy, M.R. Karim, and J.G. Townsel; Society for Neuroscience Conference, Los Angeles, California, , Nov 7-12, 1998.
8] "A Hemicholinium-3 Mustard Reveals Two Populations of Choline Cotransporters with Different Properties” Michael T. Ivy, Mohammad R. Karim, Robert F. Newkirk, Byron D. Ford and James G. Townsel; Neuroscience Abstracts, 1998, Vol 23(2), p1239.
9] "Preparation and Nucleic-Acid Binding of Ellipticine Derivatives." Kennedy, G. D., Krishnan, G., Karim, M., and Harden, D. (1997). Heterocyclic Communications, 2, 125-128.
10] "Pulping Catalyst From Lignin (5). Nitrogen Dioxide Oxidation of Lignin Models to Benzoquinones", Dimmel, D. R.; Karim, M.R.; Savidakis, M.C; Bozell, J.J.; J. Wood Chem. Technol., 1996, 16, 169.
11] Kennedy, G. D., Krishnan, G., Karim, M., and Harden, D. (1996). Preparation and Nucleic-Acid Binding of Ellipticine Derivatives. Heterocyclic Communications, 2, 125-128.
12] “Effects of Electron Donating Groups on the Ene Donor in Intramolecular Ene Reaction”, M.R. Karim, Leon Smith, at 211th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, March 24-28, 1996, in New Orleans, Louisiana (ORGN. 42)
13] "Degradation of Dibenzodioxin during Chlorine Dioxide Bleaching of Kraft Pulp", Alison K. Daube, Mohammad R. Karim, Donald R. Karim, Thomas J. McDonough, Sujit Banerjee; Environ. Sci. Technol. 1992, 22, 1324
14] "A new and Efficient Approach to Macrocyclic Ketolactones", Karim, M.R.; Sampson, P.* J. Org. Chem., 1990, 55, 598.
1. Fundamentals of Chemistry, Chapters 5 and 9, 3rd edition by David Goldberg, McGraw-Hill Publisher, January 2001.
Modern Organic Synthesis: An Introduction by Michael Nantz and George Zweifel W.H. Freeman and Company, Publishers. May, 2005
HONORS AND AWARDS:
1. Department of Education Award, 1997
2. Special recognition by MOHONA Cultural group of Atlanta, 1996
3. Kent State University Fellowship (1989)
4. Waldo-Semon Graduate Research Award by KSU and B.F. Goodrich.
5. American Chemical Society Award (1988)
6. Dissertation award (1988) at Kent State University
7. Teaching Fellowship (1985-89) in the Department of Chemistry, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.
Ph.D. Kent State University (Org. Chemistry), Kent, Ohio, 1989
M.S. Jahangirnagar University (Org. Chemistry), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1980
B.S. Jahangirnagar University (Chemistry), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
- ·General Chemistry
- ·Organic Chemistry
- ·Spectroscopic methods
- ·Advanced Organic Chemistry
- ·Special Topics Organic – Retrosynthetic Analysis
- ·Scientific Communications
- ·Organic Chemistry Survey