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Fall 2019 Chemistry GU4148 section 001

Call Number 99343
Day & Time
MW 10:10am-11:25am
320 Havemeyer Hall
Points 4.5
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Department
Instructor Tomislav Rovis
Method of Instruction Classroom
Course Description Prerequisites: Organic chemistry. This course is intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. The main purpose of the course is to introduce students to modern synthetic chemistry via the selected series of topics (synthetic planning and the logic of organic assembly, classical and new reactions/methods and their use in complex target synthesis). Mechanistic underpinning of the discussed reaction processes will also be briefly discussed. For each module (see the content below), specific examples of syntheses of natural products and/or synthetic materials will be provided. In addition to lectures, students will select and present relevant papers in the class (the number of student symposia will depend on the final enrollment in this course). The basic knowledge of transition metal chemistry is recommended for the cross-coupling reactions (i.e., structure, electron counting, and elemental reaction types of transition metals).
Web Site Vergil
Department Chemistry
Enrollment 12 students (42 max) as of 3:35PM Friday, December 6, 2019
Subject Chemistry
Number GU4148
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Open To Schools of the Arts, Barnard College, Columbia College, Engineering:Graduate, GSAS, Global Programs, General Studies, SIPA, Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20193CHEM4148G001

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