ABOUT ROCHE RESEARCH GROUP
Highly Trained and Effective Chemists
Innovation Inspired from Natural Products’ Architectures
Our research group focuses on the total synthesis of selected “small” or compact natural products with architecturally complex frameworks. Targets are selected on the basis of novel molecular architecture (terpenes, alkaloids, peptide and petidomimetics) that confer molecules with important biological activity. We enjoy putting our minds together to deliver innovative research that adhere to the highest standards of today's research.
ROCHE RESEARCH GROUP IN THE MEDIA
Our Research Group has been growing over the years, with several projects and collaborations that have emerged to achieve some enantioselective total syntheses of complex natural product targets and develop new chemical methods for peptides and peptoids. We’d love for you to take a look! Check also our publications for yourself, to learn more.
After finishing Second Place in the summer research competition for the Parkanyi scholarship award, 2014, Shyam Samanta won the 1st prize ($1,500) at the GPSA research day poster competition 2016.
CONGRATS: Shyam and Tom
Congratulations to Shyam Samanta to have been awarded with an FAU GRIP-Grant 2015 for an excellent research project on non-proteinogenic α-amino acids synthesis. Also we want to congratulate Thomas Kempton; Tom was awarded with a Undergraduate-research grant this summer to work with Shyam on fluorescent amino acid as probe for protein folding.