Sandip Jadhav, PhD

Research Scientists

Research Interests

​Dr. Sandip is peptide chemist with strong interest in developing new concepts of supramolecular chemistry to recognize and modulate biomolecules involved in neurodegenerative diseases.

Selected Publications

Remarkable modulation of self-assembly in short γ-peptides by neighboring ions and orthogonal H-bonding
S.V. Jadhav, P. Amabili, H. -J. Stammler, N. Sewald
Chemistry-A European Journal, 23, 10352-10357, 2017

Foldamers to nanotubes: Influence of amino acid sidechains in the hierarchical assembly of α, γ4-hybrid peptide helices    
S.V. Jadhav, R. Misra, H.N. Gopi
Chemistry-A European Journal, 20, 16523-16528, 2014

γ-Amino acid mutated α-coiled coils as mild thermal triggers for liposome delivery
S.V. Jadhav, S.K. Singh, R.M. Reja, H.N. Gopi
Chemical Communication, 49, 11065-11067, 2013

Remarkable thermoresponsive nanofibers from γ-peptides
S.V. Jadhav, H.N. Gopi
Chemical Communication, 49, 9179-9181, 2013

Efficient access to enantiopure γ4-amino acids with proteinogenic sidechains and structural investigation of γ4-Asn and γ4-Ser in hybrid peptide helices
S.V. Jadhav, R. Misra, S.K. Singh, H.N. Gopi
Chemistry-A European Journal, 19, 16256-16262, 2013

Protein secondary structure mimetics: crystal conformations of α/γ4-hybrid peptide 12-helices with proteinogenic sidechains and their analogy with α- and β-peptide helices
S.V. Jadhav, A. Bandyopadhyay, H.N. Gopi
Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 11, 509-514, 2013

A facile synthesis and crystallographic analysis of N-protected β-amino alcohols and short peptaibols
S.V. Jadhav, A. Bandyopadhyay, S.N. Benke, S.M. Mali, H.N. Gopi
Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 9, 4182-4187, 2011

Copper (II) mediated facile and ultra-fast peptide synthesis in methanol
S.M. Mali, S.V. Jadhav, H.N. Gopi
Chemical Communication, 48, 7085-7087, 2012

α/γ4-Hybrid peptide helices: synthesis, crystal conformations and analogy with the α-helix
A. Bandyopadhyay, S.V. Jadhav, H.N. Gopi
Chemical Communication, 48, 7170-7172, 2012


  • ​B.Sc., Chemistry, Fergusson College, Pune, India, 2006
  • M.Sc., Organic chemistry, University of Pune, Pune, India, 2008
  • Ph.D., Peptide chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India, 2013

Professional Profile

  • ​2018-present: Research scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015-2017: Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow, Bielefeld, Germany
  • 2014-2015: Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, A*STAR, Singapore


  • ​Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Award