Course Offerings: Guelph

CHEM 731/7310-01 - Conjugate Vaccines

Semester: Fall 2022 Professor: M. Monteiro | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
CHEM 731(0)-01 covers the physical and immunogenic aspects of microbial polysaccharides and their use in conjugate vaccines. The course will cover the development of conjugate vaccines from target discovery to human clinical trials ...

CHEM 731/7310-02 - Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Semester: Fall 2022 Professor: D. O'Flaherty | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
This course provides students with general and specific aspects of selected key areas in bio-organic chemistry including with an emphasis on nucleic acids: Structure and reactivity of nucleosides(tides), nucleic acids (roughly 80-90 % of course material) Structure and reactivity of amino acids, peptides, proteins (roughly 10-20 % of course material) Course Objectives to learn and demonstrate familiarity with nucleic acid and peptide chemical ...

CHEM 760/7600 - Heteroatoms in Organic Synthesis

Semester: Fall 2022 Professor: A. Schwan | Discipline: Organic | Campus: Guelph
The course is intended to provide students with an understanding of the utility and mechanism of heteroatom-based functionalities in organic synthesis.  The influence of the heteroatom will be emphasized with examples displaying how the heteroatom directs reactivity and where applicable, stereochemistry. Students will be required to deliver two seminars and write two research essays which, when totaled, will comprise a major component of their grade. Method of ...

CHEM 731/7310-02 - Toxicology

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: W. Gabryelski | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
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CHEM 750/7500-01 - Heterogeneous Electrocatalysis

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: L. Chen | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Guelph
1. Introduce basic concepts in heterogeneous catalysis 2. Provide systematic, first principles approach to the science of surface reactivity 3. Unify heterogeneous catalysis and electro-catalysis 4. Illustrate by examples, primarily in energy transformations ...

CHEM 760/7600 - Carbohydrate Chemistry

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: F.I. Auzanneau | Discipline: Organic | Campus: Guelph
COURSE OUTLINE AND TOPICS COVERED Structure of monosaccharides: configurations, ring size, conformations, mutarotation, anomeric effect Biological relevance of carbohydrates: disaccharides, oligosaccharides, polysaccharides, biosynthesis and synthetic biochemical tools Carbohydrate Synthetic Chemistry: A. Protecting groups in carbohydrate chemistry and synthetic strategies: Alkyls, acyls, silyls, acetals and ketals, selectivity etc… The ...

CHEM 784/7840 - Foundations of Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Literature Review

Semester: Winter 2023 Professor: D. O'Flaherty | | Campus: Guelph
CHEM 784(0) is a required one term course for all graduate students who are enrolled for an MSc degree; students must complete the requirements for CHEM 784(0) within their first two terms in the program and are strongly encouraged to take this course in their first term. CHEM 784(0) is offered in Fall and Winter terms. The main goal of CHEM 784(0) is to encourage MSc students to learn to use scientific literature at an early stage of their program, to stimulate in-depth thinking ...