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Group Meetings are held jointly with the Ward group on Thursdays at 5:00pm in Spinks 295.

2014

Date

Jan. 9
Jan. 16
Jan. 23
Jan. 30
Feb. 6
Feb. 13
Feb. 20
Feb. 27
Mar. 6
Mar. 13
Mar. 27
Apr. 3
Apr. 10
Apr. 17
Apr. 24
May 1
May 8
May 15
May 22
May 29
June 12
June 19
June 26
July 3
July 10
July 17
July 24
July 31
Aug. 7
Aug. 14
Aug. 21
Aug. 28
Sept. 4
Sept. 11
Sept. 18
Sept. 25
Oct. 2
Oct. 9
Oct. 16
Oct. 23
Oct. 30
Nov. 6
Nov. 13
Nov. 20
Nov. 27
Dec. 4
Dec. 11
Dec. 18


Speaker

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Pouyan
Sushi
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Naveen
Myron
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Deep
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Venkata Krishna
Steven
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Pouyan
Sushi
Myron
Naveen
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Deep
Steven
Venkata Krishna
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Pouyan
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Sushi
Naveen
Steven
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Venkata Krishna
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Deep
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Topic

Problems
Problems
Synthesis of Indotertine A and Drimentines
Total Synthesis of (-)-Calyciphylline N
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of ()-Aspidophylline A
Diels-Alder Reactions of Cycloalkenones
Problems
Synthesis of (-)-Lasonolide A
Problems
Problems
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of Kendomycin
Silver-Catalyzed Aziridination of Dienes
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Madangamine D
Total Synthesis of Picrinine
Flow Synthesis of Spirangien A Methyl Ester
Total Synthesis of (±)-γ-rubromycin
Problems
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Ileabethoxazole
Mechanism of Decarboxylative Cross-Couplings
Total Synthesis of Jiadifenolide
Problems
Synthetic Challenge Preparation
Synthetic Challenge Preparation
Synthetic Challenge Preparation
Synthetic Challenge Day
Problems
Problems
Synthesis of 7-Membered Lycopodium Alkaloids
Problems
Problems
Problems
Synthesis of Sceptrin and Massadine


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2013

Date

Jan. 10
Jan. 17
Jan. 24
Jan. 31
Feb. 7
Feb. 14
Feb. 21
Feb. 28
Mar. 7
Mar. 14
Mar. 21
Mar. 28
Apr. 4
Apr. 11
Apr. 18
Apr. 25
May 9
May 16
May 23
May 30
June 6
June 13
July 4
July 11
July 18
July 25
Aug. 8
Aug. 15
Aug. 22
Aug. 29
Sept. 5
Sept. 12
Sept. 19
Sept. 26
Oct. 3
Oct. 10
Oct. 17
Oct. 24
Oct. 31
Nov. 7
Nov. 14
Nov. 21
Nov. 28
Dec. 5
Dec. 12
Dec. 19


Speaker

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Pouyan
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Myron
Deep
Sushital
Muxi
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Naveen
Steven
Praveen
Azam
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Pouyan
Deep
Myron
-
Sushital
Muxi
-
Naveen
Steven
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Praveen
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-
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Pouyan
Sushi
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Myron
Deep
-

Naveen
-
Steven
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Praveen
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-

Topic

Problems
Total Syntheses of Lactonamycins
Problems
Total Synthesis of ()-Maoecrystal V
Total Synthesis of (-)-Acetylaranotin
Total Synthesis of Leucosceptroid B
Total Synthesis of ()-Bisabosqual A
Problems
Total Syntheses of Complanadines A and B
Total Synthesis of Gambieric Acid A
Total Synthesis of (-)-Flueggine A
Total Syntheses of the Amathaspiramides
Problems
Problems
Problems
Problems
Enantioselective Synthesis of Pactamycin
Reactions of 3,4-Pyridynes
Arene/Allene Diels-Alder Reactions
Problems
Synthesis of Yohimbinoid Alkaloids
Total Synthesis of Echinocandin C
Problems
Total Synthesis of Daphenylline
Porous Complexes for X-Ray Analysis
Problems
Synthesis of Rhizopodin
Synthetic Challenge Preparation
Synthetic Challenge Preparation
Synthetic Challenge Day
Problems
Problems
Enantioselective Dibromination of Allylic Alcohols
Total Synthesis of (+)-Ingenol
Problems
Total Synthesis of Neofinaconitine
Total Synthesis of Trigonoliimine A
Problems
Halloween - No Group Meeting
Total Synthesis of Trioxacarcin A
Problems
Cu-Catalyzed α-Ketoester Formation
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Scholarisine A
Problems
Problems

Problems


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2012

Date

Jan. 12
Jan. 19
Jan. 26
Feb. 2
Feb. 9
Feb. 16
Mar. 1
Mar. 8
Mar. 15
Mar. 22
Mar. 29
Apr. 5
Apr. 12
Apr. 19
Apr. 26
May 3
May 17
May 24
May 31
June 7
June 14
June 21
June 28
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26
Aug. 2
Aug. 9
Aug. 16
Aug. 23
Aug. 30
Sept. 6
Sept. 13
Sept. 20
Sept. 27
Oct. 4
Oct. 11
Oct. 18
Oct. 25
Nov. 1
Nov. 8
Nov. 15
Nov. 22
Nov. 29
Dec. 6
Dec. 13
Dec. 20


Speaker

Janice
Myron
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Li
Leon
Moji
Thano
Karen
Pouyan
Muxi
Sushital
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Deep
Janice
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-
Karen
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-
-
Li
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Moji
Thano
Leon
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Myron
Pouyan
Muxi
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Sushital
Deep
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-
Li
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Pouyan
-
Myron
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Muxi
-
Sushital
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Deep
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Naveen
-

Topic

Total Syntheses of Lycopodium Alkaloids
Comparative Total Syntheses of Welwitindolinones
Problems
Total Synthesis of Carolacton
Synthesis of Taxanes
Total Synthesis of (+)-Scholarisine A
Total Synthesis (+/-)-Indoxamycin B
Synthesis of Strychnine, Aspidospermidine, etc.
Total Synthesis of (-)-Dendrobine
Total Synthesis and Reassignment of (-)-Fusarisetin A
Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Liphagal
Problems
Biomimetic Total Synthesis of (+)-Gelsemine
Total Synthesis of (-)-Berkelic Acid
Problems
Problems
Syntheses of Anominine and Tubingensin A
Synthetic Challenge Preparation
Synthetic Challenge Preparation
Synthetic Challenge Day
Total Synthesis of (+/-)-Schindilactone A
Problems
Total Synthesis of (-)-Vincorine
Asymmetric Synthesis of (+)-Fusarisetin A
Total Synthesis of Haouamine B
Problems
Enantioselective Synthesis of Amphidinolide F
Stereoselective Preparation of Cyclobutanes
Total Synthesis of (−)-Lannotinidine B
Summer Student Presentations
Stereoselective Synthesis of Aspidosperma Alkaloids
Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Clavulactone
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of (-)-Aplyviolene
Problems
Total Synthesis of the Diterpene (+)-Cubitene
Problems
Total Synthesis of Hibarimicinone
Problems
Total Synthesis of Alotaketal A
Problems
Synthesis of (-)-Presilphiperfolan-1-ol
Problems
Total Syntheses of Callipeltosides
Problems
Total Synthesis of (-)-Lycoposerramine-S
Problems

Problems

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2011

Date

Jan. 13
Jan. 20
Feb. 3
Feb. 10
Feb. 17
Feb. 24
Mar. 3
Mar. 10
Mar. 17
Mar. 24
Mar. 31
Apr. 7
Apr. 14
Apr. 21
Apr. 28
May 25
June 1
June 15
June 22
June 29
July 6
July 13
July 20
July 27
Aug. 3
Aug. 10
Aug. 17
Aug. 24
Aug. 31
Sept. 14
Sept. 21
Sept. 28
Oct. 5
Oct. 12
Oct. 19
Oct. 26
Nov. 2
Nov. 9
Nov. 16
Nov. 23
Dec. 14
Dec. 21


Speaker

Karen
Michel
Myron
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Sida, Mike
Eduardo
Karen
Michel
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Myron
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Eduardo/Myron
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Azadeh
Moji
Myron
Pooyan
Eduardo
Thano
Fabiola
Leon
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Karen
-
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Myron
Leon
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Moji
Li
Thano
-
Eduardo
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Pooyan
-

Topic

Pacifichem Report
Mechanism of Acyl Azolium Reactions
Research Update
Problems
Problems
Research Update
Research Update
Short Synthesis of Strychnine
13C KIE for the Study of Reaction Mechanisms
Problems
Problems
Qualifying Practice Talk
Problems
N-Methylwelwitindolinone D Isonitrile / Codeine
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of Diazonamide A
Total Synthesis of Pactamycin
Total Synthesis of (-)-Conophylline
Total Syntheses of Guanacastepenes N and O
Total Synthesis of Dinophysistoxin-2
Total Synthesis of Pinnatoxins A and G
Synthesis of Undecachlorosulfolipid A
Total Synthesis of Ecklonialactones
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Synthetic Challenge Day
Summer Student Presentations
Total Synthesis of (±)-Aspidophylline A
Problems
Problems
Enantioselective Synthesis of (-)-Exiguolide
Improved Synthesis of Ecklonialactones
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Naseseazines A and B
Total Synthesis of Echinopines A and B
Total Synthesis of (-)-Acetylaranotin
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Daphmanidin E
Problems
Synthesis of (±)-Fawcettidine
Problems

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2010

Date

Jan. 25
Feb. 1
Feb. 8
Feb. 15
Feb. 22
Mar. 1
Mar. 8
Mar. 15
Mar. 22
Mar. 29
Apr. 5
Apr. 12
Apr. 19
Apr. 26
May 3
May 11
May 18
May 25
June 1
June 8
June 15
June 22
June 29
July 6
July 13
July 20
July 27
Aug. 3
Aug. 17
Aug. 24
Aug. 31
Sept. 7
Sept. 14
Sept. 21
Sept. 28
Oct. 5
Oct. 12
Oct. 19
Oct. 26
Nov. 2
Nov. 9
Nov. 16
Nov. 23
Nov. 30
Dec. 7
Dec. 14


Speaker

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Alieh
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Pooyan
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Karen
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Eduardo
Fabiola
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Pooyan
Janice
Myron
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-
-
Eduardo
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Alieh
Pooyan
Karen
Janice
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-
-
Myron
Khalil
Fabiola
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-
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Eduardo
Fabiola
-
Myron
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Pooyan
-
Karen
Alieh
Khalil
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Topic

Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of Minfiensine
Family Day - No Group Meeting
Total Synthesis of Palau'amine
Problems
Aryl C-H Olefination
Problems
PhD Comprehensive Practice
PhD Comprehensive Practice
Problems
Problems
PhD Comprehensive Practice
Biomimetic Synthesis of ent-Abudinol B
Total Synthesis of (+)-Neopeltolide
No Group Meeting
Problems
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Total Syntheses of (+)-Complanadine A
Synthetic Challenge Day
Prenylation of Indoles
Total Synthesis of Englerin A
Homo-Nazarov Reactions
Total Synthesis of Enigmazole A
Problems
Problems
Problems
Summer Students' Presentations
Total Synthesis of (+)-Manzamine A
Synthesis of (-)-GB 13 and (+)-GB 16
Mechanism of Mn-Salen KR of Alcohols
No Group Meeting
Problems
Problems
Total synthesis of (-)-Dolabriferol
Synthesis of Cortistatins A, J, K and L
Problems
Total Synthesis of Isokidamycin
Problems
Synthesis of Apoptolidin C Aglycone
Problems
Comprehensive Practice
Synthesis of Nominal Banyaside B

Problems

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2009

Date

Jan. 20
Jan. 27
Feb. 3
Feb. 10
Feb. 17
Feb. 24
Mar. 3
Mar. 17
Mar. 24
Mar. 31
Apr. 7
Apr. 14
Apr. 28
May 5
June 9
June 16
June 23
June 30
July 8
July 14
July 21
July 28
Aug 5
Aug 11
Aug 18
Aug 25
Sept. 15
Sept. 22
Sept. 29
Oct. 6
Oct. 13
Oct. 20
Oct. 27
Nov. 3
Nov. 10
Nov. 17
Nov. 24
Dec. 1
Dec. 15


Speaker

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Eduardo
Pooyan
Karen
Pramod
Fabiola
Alieh
Li
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Nikki
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-
Garrison
-
Pooyan
Fabiola
Karen
-
Eduardo
Li
Alieh
Nikki
Garrison
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-
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Li
-
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Alieh
Karen
Garrison
Nikki
-
Fabiola
-
Eduardo
Pooyan

Topic

Problems
Total Synthesis of Massadine
Total Synthesis of Quinocarcin
Total Synthesis of (+)-Cytotrienin A
Total Synthesis of (+)-Psymberin
Enantioselective Synthesis of Quebrachamine
Total Synthesis of Sporolide B
SOMO Organocatalysis
Problems
Stereopentads From Free Radical Reduction
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of Vinblastine et al.
Problems
Synthesis of Xenicane Diterpenes
Synthesis of Eudesmane Terpenes
Synthesis of the Neopeltolide Macrocycle
Problems
Synthesis of Agelastatin A
Total Synthesis of (+)-11,11'-Dideoxyverticillin A
Synthesis and Structure Revision of Vannusal B
Synthesis of Cleroindicins C-F
Memory of Chirality of Aromatic Amides
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Synthetic Challenge Day
Problems
Enantioselectivity in Jacobsen Epoxidation
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Tedanolide
Diastereoselective Allylzincation
Synthesis and Assignment of Lepadin F and G
Tetraarylphosphonium Salts as Soluble Supports
Problems
Total Synthesis of Vinigrol
Problems
Pt(II)-Catalyzed [3+2] Cycloadditions
Formal Total Synthesis of (-)-Saliniketals

Problems


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2008

Date

Jan. 21
Jan. 28
Feb. 4
Feb. 11
Feb. 18
Feb. 25
Mar. 3
Mar. 10
Mar. 17
Mar. 24
Mar. 31
Apr. 7
Apr. 14
Apr. 21
Apr. 28
May 7
May 14
May 21
June 4
June 10
June 17
June 24
July 8
July 15
July 22
July 29
Aug 5
Aug 12
Aug 19
Aug 26
Sept. 24
Oct. 1
Oct. 8
Oct. 15
Oct. 22
Oct. 29
Nov. 5
Nov. 12
Nov. 19
Nov. 26
Dec. 3
Dec. 10
Dec. 17


Speaker

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Eduardo
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Fabiola
Pooyan
Li
Nikki
Karen
-
Sandip
Pramod
Garrison
-
-
Eduardo
Fabiola
Pooyan
-
-
Nikki
Karen
Sandip
Pramod
Garrison
Li
-
-
-
-
-
Eduardo
Karen
Pooyan
-
Pramod
Sandip
Nikki
-
Li
Fabiola
Garrison

Topic

Problems
Problems
Synthesis of a Pancratistatin Analogue
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of FK228
Total Synthesis of Elatol
Total Synthesis of (+)-Minfiensine
Synthesis of Fluostatin C
Synthesis of 10-Deoxymethynolide and Narbonolide
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Superstolide A
Total Synthesis of Platencin
Catalytic Asymmetric Alkylations of Ketoimines
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Fawcettidine
Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (-)-Quinocarcin
Asymmetric Intramolecular Aldolizations
Problems
Problems
Synthesis of Tamiflu
Synthesis of Limonoid Natural Products
Enantioselective Synthesis of (+)-Meloscine
Synthetic Studies on (+)-Manzamine A
Lewis Acid-Promoted Polyene Cyclizations
Synthesis and Evaluation of Biyouyanagin A
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Synthetic Challenge preparation
Synthetic Challenge Day
Problems
Problems
Syntheses of Erythronolide A - A Comparison
Process Synthesis of BILN 2061
Total Synthesis of Asteltoxin
Problems
Total Synthesis of Hirsutene
General Approach to Prostaglandins
Novartis' Synthesis of Discodermolide
Problems
Synthesis of Endiandric Acids
Total Syntheses of Taxol - A Comparison
Total Synthesis of Ginkgolide B

Problems



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2007

Date

Feb. 21
Feb. 28
March 7
March 14
March 21
March 28
Apr. 4
Apr. 11
Apr. 18
Apr. 25
May 2
May 9
May 16
May 23
June 13
June 20
June 27
July 4
July 11
July 18
July 25
Aug. 1
Aug. 15
Aug. 29
Sept. 5
Sept. 12
Sept. 19
Sept. 26
Oct. 3
Oct. 10
Oct. 17
Oct. 24
Oct. 31
Nov. 7
Nov. 14
Nov. 21
Nov. 28
Dec. 5
Dec. 12


Speaker

Michel
Eduardo
Fabiola
Martin
Pooyan
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Garrison
Vishal
Sandip
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-
Eduardo
Fabiola
Pooyan
Garrison
Sandip
-
Li
-
Anne-Marie
Li
-
-
Eduardo
Fabiola
-
Pooyan
Sandip
-
Li
Karen
Pramodkumar
Nikki
-
Garrison
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Topic

Ph.D. Defense
M.Sc. Defense
M.Sc. Defense
Ph.D. Defense Practice
M.Sc. Defense
Problems
Reduction of Amides with Schwartz's Reagent
Total Synthesis of Tubulysin
Total Synthesis of Jerangolid D
Problems
Problems
Problems
Problems
Problems
N-Heterocyclic Carbenes As Organocatalysts
Total Synthesis of Sorangiolides
Total Synthesis of (+)-Jasplakinolide
Niobium-Catalyzed Opening of Epoxides and Aziridines
Total Synthesis of Palmerolide A
Problems
Syntheses of Cyanobacterial Alkaloids
Problems
Summer Research
Summer Research
Problems
Problems
Total Synthesis of (+)-Frondosin A
Synthesis of Grandisin A
Problems
Synthesis of (-)-Calycanthine and Related Alkaloids
Total Synthesis of Clusianone
Problems
Synthesis of (-)-Mesembrine
Total Synthesis of Maduropeptin Chromophore Aglycon
Total Syntheses of Amphidinolide H and G
Total Synthesis of (-)-Indolizidine 195B
Problems
Quaternary Centres from Aziridines
Problems

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2006

Date

Sept. 27
Oct. 11
Oct. 18
Oct. 25
Nov. 1
Nov. 8
Nov. 15
Nov. 22
Nov. 29
Dec. 6
Dec. 20

Speaker

Michel
Jianheng
Garrison
George
Eduardo
Fabiola
Pooyan
Sandip
Martin
Vishal
Vishal

Topic

Biology and Chemistry of Apoptolidin
Synthesis of Anti-Neurodegenerative Compounds
Synthesis of Cylindricines and Related Compounds
Ozonolysis in Total Synthesis
Syntheses of Colombiasin A
Reductive Cyclizations in Synthesis
Chemistry of the Cytoskyrins
Amphidinolide
Memory of Chirality
Practice Talk for PhD Comp Exam
Synthesis of RK-397

Problems

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