Dr. Andrejs Krasikovs

Dr. Andrejs Krasikovs

Former PhD student, Scientist

andrejsk at osi d0t lv

Curriculum Vitae


PhD in chemistry, University of Latvia, 2015
Thesis: “Synthesis of mPGES-1 Inhibitors and Development of Methods for Stereoselective Synthesis of Doxapram”
Supervisor: Prof. E. Suna, Dr. V. Ozola

MSc in chemistry, University of Latvia, 2007
Thesis: “Copper-Catalyzed Amidation of Indolyl Halides”
Supervisor: Dr. V. Ozola


Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis
Research Scientist, 2015-present
Research Assistant, 2008-2015
Laboratory Assistant, 2002-2008

Honors and Awards

Latvian Academy of Sciences and Grindeks, Ltd Award for Young Scientist, year 2007


  1. Krasikovs, A; Ozola, V.; Dax, S. L.; Suna, E. “Iodoacetic Acid is an Efficient Reagent for the Synthesis of Amino Acid Derived 2-Aminobenzimidazoles” Synthesis 201345, 683-693.  DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1316849
  2. Krasikovs, A; Ozola, V. “Synthesis of 1-Methoxy-4-(2-morpholinoethyl)-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidin-2-one” Chem. Heterocycl. Comp. 201349, 496-499. DOI: 10.1007/s10593-013-1274-5
  3. Krasikovs, A. “Enantioselective formal synthesis of doxapram” Chem. Heterocycl. Comp. 201551, 385-388.DOI: 10.1007/s10593-015-1712-7


  1. Dax, S.L.; Ozola, V.; Krasikovs, A.; Suna, E. Novel Methods for Preparation of (+)-1-ethyl-4-[2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl)-3,3-diphenyl-2-pyrrolidinone and Salts Thereof. US2013/109854  A1, 5 May, 2013
  2. Pelcman, B.; Olofsson, K.; Suna, E.; Kalvins, I.; Ozola, V.; Krasikovs, A. Disulfonamides useful in the treatment of inflammation. WO 2008/129288 A2, 30 October, 2008