Jitender Bariwal, PhD

Postdoctoral Research AssociateDr. Bariwal

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
University of Nebraska Medical Center
985830 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5830
(402) 559-6987


Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Department of Chemistry, Laboratory for Organic and Microwave-Assisted Chemistry (LOMAC), Celestijnenlaan 200F, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
PhD, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
M. Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Poona College of Pharmacy, Bhartividyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, Maharashtra, India
B. Pharmacy, Guru Jambheswar University, Hisar, Haryana, India

Research Interests
Development of advanced and biocompetable polymeric drug delivery systems for specific cancers.


  1. Jitender Bariwal and Erik Van der Eycken, C-N Bond Forming Cross-Coupling Reactions: An Overview, Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 9283-9303 (IF 38.618)
  2. Denis S. Ermolat’ev, Jitender B. Bariwal, Hans P. L. Steenackers, Sigrid C. J. De Keersmaecker, Erik V. Van der Eycken, “Concise and Diversity-Oriented Route Towards the Polysubstituted 2-Aminoimidazole Alkaloids and Their Analogues” Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49(49), 9465-9468. (IF 11.994)
  3. Jitender B. Bariwal, Denis S. Ermolat’ev, Toma Glasnov, Kristof Van Hecke, Vaibhav P. Mehta, Luc Van Meervelt, Oliver C. Kappe and Erik V. Van der Eycken, “Diversity-Oriented Synthesis of Dibenzoazocines and Dibenzoazepines via a Microwave-Assisted Intramolecular A3-Coupling Reaction”, Lett., 2010, 12 (12), 2774–2777. (IF 6.579)
  4. Jitender B. Bariwal, Denis S. Ermolat’ev and Erik V. Van der Eycken, “Efficient Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Secondary Alkyl Propargylamines via A3-coupling with Primary Aliphatic Amines”, Eur. J., 2010, 16(11), 3281-3284. (IF 5.771)
  5. Rupinder Kaur Gill, Virender Kumar, Stijn C. A. Robijns, Hans P. L. Steenackers, Erik V. Van der Eyckene, Jitender Bariwal, “Polysubstituted 2-Aminoimidazoles as Anti-Biofilm and Antiproliferative Agents: Discovery of Potent Lead”. J. Med. Chem., 2017, 138, 152-169 (IF 4.519)
  6. Ramandeep Kaur, Gurneet Kaur, Rupinder Kaur Gill, Richard Soni and Jitender Bariwal “Recent Developments in Tubulin Polymerization Inhibitors: An Overview” J. Med. Chem., 87, 89-124, 2014. (IF 4.519)
  7. Rupinder K. Gilla, Harpreet Singh,  Tilak Raj, Anuradha Sharma, Gagandeep Singh, Jitender Bariwal, 4-Substituted Thieno[2,3-d]pyrimidines as Potent Antibacterial Agents: Rational Design, Microwave-Assisted Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Molecular Docking Studies, Biol. Drug Des. 2017, (Accepted Manuscript). (IF 2.802)
  8. Rupinder Kaur Gill, Virender Kumar, Mahendra Bishnoi, Kamalendra Yadav, Kanthi Kiran Kondepudi, Jitender Bariwal. Design and Green Synthesis of Thieno[2,3-d]pyrimidine Analogues as Potential Antiproliferative Agents. Anticancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, Accepted Article. 2016, (IF722)
  9. Rupinder Kaur Gill, Jyoti Kumari and Jitender Bariwal, New 2-Imino-2H-Chromene-3(N-aryl)carboxamides as Potential Cytotoxic Agents. Anticancer Agents in Med. Chem., (2015), Accepted Article. (IF 2.772)
  10. Rupinder K Gill, Ramandeep Kaur, Virender Kumar, Vivek Gupta, Gagandeep Singh, Jitender Bariwal. Design and Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Novel 2-Phenyl/2-Phenylethynyl-3-aroyl thiophenes as Potent Antiproliferative Agents. Chem. Comm. 2016, 7, 1966-1972 (IF: 2.319)