Course Offerings: Organic

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 766/7660 - Organic Spectroscopy

Semester: Fall 2022 Professor: G. Murphy | Discipline: Organic | Campus: Waterloo
Chemistry 766: Organic Spectroscopy is a graduate-level discussion on the use of spectroscopic techniques in organic chemistry.  This course will focus specifically on the use of spectroscopic data for the identification and structural elucidation of organic molecules.  Students will learn to effectively use a combination of datasets, consisting of mass spectroscopy (MS), infrared (IR) spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, for correctly ...

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 ...