Course Information
Course Code CHEM 5P21
Course Title Advanced Organic Synthesis
Description Strategies and tactics in the design of organic syntheses. Discussion of comparative design for complex natural products. Historical overview of total synthesis of terpenes, alkaloids, and other natural products. Examples from the current literature will be used to illustrate new trends in synthetic methodology and approaches to the synthesis of complex organic molecules and natural products. The use of organometallic and/or enzymatic catalysis will also be featured.