Dr Jayashree B S


Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry


    Dr. BS Jayashree is a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at MCOPS.
    She is

    • Involved in teaching Medicinal chemistry to BPharm, MPharm and  PharmD students.
    • recognised guide for MPharm and PhD students.
    • Involved in collaborative research projects from India and abroad


Subject Semester / Year
Medicinal Chemistry Third Year PharmD
Computer Aided Drug Design Eighth Semester BPharm
Chemistry of Natural Products First Semester MPharm
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Practical-I First Semester MPharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
QC and QA Second Semester MPharm (Pharmaceutical Analysis)
Molecular Modelling and Drug Design (Elective) Third Semester MPharm


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD New Drug Discovery Mysore University, Mysore 1998


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Professor 2011-till date
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Head 2008-2011
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MCOPS Professor 2005-2008
Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore Lecturer, Asst Professor, Professor, Head (Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry) Teaching, Guiding research scholars at PG and PhD level and Administration 1989-2005
SJRCE College, Bangalore Lecturer Teaching Diploma students in Pharmacy. 1986-1987


Area of Interest

Anticancer Drug Discovery, Antidiabetic Drug Discovery, Antiinflammatory Drug Discovery, Biotransformations Using Green Chemistry

Area of Expertise

Synthetic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Green Chemistry,

Area of Research

New Drug Discovery

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) (KA/LM 051) .
  • Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (LM 16357) .
  • Life member of Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry (LM 349). 
  • Life member of Indian Association for Cancer Research (J 006).
  • Life member of Indian Association of Nuclear Chemists and Allied Scientists (LM 796) .
  • Life member of Society for Bio-organic Chemists (LM 61).
  • Life member of Indian Pharmacological Society  (IJP2010) .
  • Life member of Association of Community Pharmacists of India (KTK0074/LM)
  • Founder member of Kautilya’s Society for Pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research ( ISPOR) India Manipal (FM/34).
Other Associations:

Large –scale stereoselective synthesis of 1,3-oxathiolanucleoside, Lamivudine, via ZrCl4-Mediated N Glycosylation

2020 Umesh P Aher, Dhananjai Srivastava, Harishchandra S jadhav, Girij P singh, Jayashree BS Gautham G shenoy

Organic Process Research and Development 2020, 24,3,387-397 (Impact factor: 3.58)

Computational Approach for the Design of Flavone based CDK2/CyclinA Inhibitors: A Simulation Study Employing Pharmacophore based 3D QSAR

2019 Arvinda Pai, B.S. Jayashree

Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 12 (5), (2019) 2299-2303 (Impact factor 0.4)

Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel piperidinyl chalcones

2019 Arvinda Pai, B.S. Jayashree

Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 53 (3), (2019) S313-S324 (Impact factor: 0.425)

Investigating the potentials of novel tetrahydropyridinyl chalcones as useful agents against breast carcinoma – An in vitro and in vivo study

2018 Sukriti Nigam, B.S. Jayashree, Aditya Narayan Pande, N. D. Reddy, J. V Rao

Research on chemical intermeditates, 44 (2018) 901–924 Impact factor: 2.04

Limitation of Algar–Flynn–Oyamada reaction using methoxy substituted chalcones as reactants and evaluation of the newly transformed aurones for their biological activities

Sukriti Nigam, B. S. Jayashree

Research on Chemical Intermeditates, 44 (2018) 901–924 Impact factor: (2.04)

Isolation of isoflavones from Iris Kashmiriana Baker as potential anti proliferative agents targeting NF-kappaB

2017 Afroze Alam, Varun Jaiswal, Sohail Akhtar, K.L. Dhar, B S Jayashree

Phytochemisty, 136 (2017)70-80 Impact factor (3.044)

Novel flavonol analogues as potential inhibitors of JMJD3 histone demethylase—A study based on molecular modelling

2017 Sanchari Basu Mallik Aravinda Pai, Rekha R. Shenoy, B.S. Jayashree

Journal of Molecular graphics and Modelling, 72 (2017) 81–87 Impact factor: (2.079)

A Preliminary Cytotoxic Study On The Zinc Complexes Of Flavonols

2017 H. Venkatachalam, B. S. Jayashree Sukriti

IJPS Sept- October issue 2017 838-841 (Impact factor: 0.721)

Synthesis of newer piperidinyl chalcones and their anticancer activity in human cancer cell lines.

2016 Jayashree, BS Patel, Harshkumar H Mathew, Susan Neethu Yogendra Nayak

Research on Chemical Intermediates, 42 (4). (2016) 3673-3688. Impact factor (2.04)

Flavones and Their Analogues as Bioactive Compounds – An Overview

2018 Review article Jayashree B.S. Venkatachalam H, Sanchari Basu Mallik

Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry,16 (2019), 377-391 (Impact factor: 1.4)

Epigenetic modulation of macrophage polarization- perspectives in diabetic wounds

2018 Review Article Sanchari Basu Mallik , B.S. Jayashree Rekha R. Shenoy

Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications 32 (2018) 524–530 (Impact factor: 2.78)

Targets In Anti-Cancer Research- A Review

2015 Review Article B.S. Jayashree Sukriti Nigam, Aravinda Pai, Harsh K. Patel, Netheen. D. Reddy, Nitesh Kumar C. Mallikarjuna Rao

Indian Journal of experimental biology, 53, (2015), 489-507. (Impact factor: 0.783)

Overview on the recently developed coumarinyl heterocycles as useful therapeutic agents in second heterocyclic update

2014 Review Article Jayashree B.S, Sukriti Nigam, Aravinda Pai, P.V.R. Chowdary

Arabian Journal of Chemistry. 7, (2014),885-899 (Impact factor: 3.6)

Method of preparing an analogue of Quercetin that specifically inhibits HDAC-8 enzyme

31st july 2020 Mr. Subhankar Biswas, Dr. Neetinkumar Dnyanoba Reddy, Dr. Jayashree B S Dr. K Sreedhara Ranganath Pai Dr. C. Mallikarjuna Rao.

The Indian patent granted