Chem 212-1

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.

Chem 413-2

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.