This page is meant to help all Organic Graduate Students who are currently taking Chem 521.  It's to your advantage to spend a bit of time perusing the following topics.

The Organic Faculty

Front Row:  Simon Blakey , Lanny Liebeskind , Dennis Liotta , Al Padwa and Fred Menger .
Back Row:  Frank McDonald , David Goldsmith , Jim Snyder (visiting professor) and Craig Hill

Topics of Interest to Organic Students

Here are past course exams, problem sets and cumulative exams from the organic division. Check them out.

Frank McDonald
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 Lanny Liebeskind
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Debbie Mohler
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Chem 523
Key Ring Forming Reactions
Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (-)-Strychnine
Double Diastereoselection in Intramolecular Photocycloadditions
Synthesis of (+)-Juruenolide C:
Total Synthesis of (+)-7-Deoxypancratistatin
Total Synthesis of (-/+)-Hirsutine
Stereocontrolled Total Synthesis of (+)-vinblastine
First Total Synthesis of Ircinol A, Ircinal A, and Manzamines A and D
Intramolecular Photocycloaddition of Dioxenones
 Dennis Liotta
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Fred Menger
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Problem Sets

Chem 729R

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Section 5
Palladium 1

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Albert Padwa
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