Course Offerings: Guelph

CHEM 731/7310 - Polysaccharides

Semester: Fall 2020 Professor: M. Monteiro | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
CHEM 731(0) covers the physical and immunogenic aspects of plant, microbial and mammalian polysaccharides, and their application in therapeutics and vaccines. The main body of the course will be formed by in-class oral presentations and problem sets based on recent literature. Students will deliver in-depth analyses of articles describing the latest science in the fields of polysaccharide structure, biology, immunology and experimental methodology. ...

CHEM 731-7310-02 (TOX 6200) - TBA

Semester: Winter 2021 Professor: R. Manderville | Discipline: Biochemistry | Campus: Guelph
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CHEM 750/7500-01 - Electroanalysis at the Nanoscale

Semester: Winter 2021 Professor: A. Chen | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Guelph
This course will introduce fundamentals of electrode kinetics, reaction mechanisms and electrochemical methods. Electroanalytical techniques and their roles in modern analytical chemistry will be surveyed. The development of nanomaterial-based electrochemical sensor and biosensor in medical, pharmaceutical, environmental and food safety applications will be explored.      ...

CHEM 769/7690 - Physical Organic Chemistry

Semester: Winter 2021 Professor: A. Schwan | Discipline: Organic | Campus: Guelph
Physical organic chemistry, including a discussion of reactive intermediates, substituent effects, pericyclic reactions, radical chemistry and a basic theoretical description of the bonding in organic molecules. Method of Presentation: One 2 1/2 hour lecture per week, Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm by remote, live lectures on TEAMS. First lecture is Tues. Jan. 5, 2021. There will be no lectures during reading week (Feb. 18). CONTENT ...

CHEM 710/7100-01 - Chemistry Manuscript Writing

Semester: Spring 2020 Professor: K. Preuss | Discipline: Inorganic | Campus: Guelph
Pre-requisites:          CHEM*7940 or CHEM*7950; Minimum grade 75% This is a workshop-style course designed to coach students through writing a manuscript for publication by participating in an iterative peer-review process. Students must have sufficient original, unpublished research, and permission from their supervisor, to write a manuscript for submission to a journal. Alternatively, students must arrive with a well-formed plan for an original literature ...

CHEM 710/7100-02 - Advanced Main Group Chemistry

Semester: Spring 2020 Professor: M. Denk | Discipline: Inorganic | Campus: Guelph
The course material will be distributed through course link and via e-mail. The main body of the course will be formed by one power point presentation, problem sets based on recent literature, and one review written in the style of Accounts of Chemical Research. The topics will be taken from the fields of synthetic and theoretical main group chemistry excluding solids. Students are expected to have access to Gaussian or a comparable computational package. ...

CHEM 712/7120 - X-Ray Crystallography

Semester: Spring 2020 Professor: D. Soldatov | Discipline: Inorganic | Campus: Guelph
Introduction into chemical crystallography and X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis. The course provides basic theoretical background for understanding crystal structures and other XRD data reported in the literature and databases. The course also covers theoretical and practical aspects of the XRD analysis, including interaction of X-rays with matter, theoretical description of diffraction, experimental methods, instrumentation, preparation of samples, and the usage of software. ...