First quarter of a three-quarter sophomore organic chemistry sequence. Topics Include: Molecular Orbitals, Acid-Base Chemistry, Introduction to Spectroscopic Techniques for Structure Elucidation, The Chemistry of the Carbonyl Group, Stereochemistry, Nucleophilic Substitution, Conformational Analysis. Elimination.
Graduate course covering advanced topics in natural product synthesis. Topics include: Retrosynthetic Analysis and Charge Affinity Pattern Mapping, Strategic Bond Disconnections, Powerful Reactions, Physical Organic Chemistry in a Synthetic Context, Reactive Intermediates, Cycloadditions and Electrocyclic Rearrangements, Enolate-based Transformations, Oxygenation, Amination, Transition Metals.