Course Catalog

Recent Developments in Organic Synthesis

The literature of organic synthesis is a flood of information. In two days, this course will bring you up-to-date by summarizing and putting into perspective the most important recent developments. Learn the latest in: heterocyclic synthesis, carbocyclic synthesis, natural product total synthesis, organic functional group transformation, stereoselective synthesis, and organometallics in organic synthesis.

Course Details

Key Topics

  • Heterocyclic synthesis
  • Carbocyclic synthesis
  • Natural product total synthesis
  • Organic functional group transformation
  • Stereoselective synthesis
  • Organometallics in organic synthesis

Information

The literature of organic synthesis is a flood of information. In two days, this course will bring you up-to-date by summarizing and putting into perspective the most important recent developments. Learn the latest in: heterocyclic synthesis, carbocyclic synthesis, natural product total synthesis, organic functional group transformation, stereoselective synthesis, and organometallics in organic synthesis.

Who Should Attend

Everyone who carries out or supervises organic synthesis.

Benefits

  • Current knowledge of organic synthesis
  • Familiarity with new concepts and strategies for organic synthesis
  • Introduction to new reactions and catalysts
  • Overview of current total synthesis
  • New directions in organic synthesis

Agenda

  • Stereocontrolled Natural Product Synthesis: Cyclic Ethers and Macrolides
  • Stereocontrolled C-N Ring Construction
  • Stereocontrolled Alkaloid Total Synthesis
  • New Catalysts and Strategies for Alkene and Alkyne Metathesis
  • Best Synthetic Methods: C-C Bond Formation
  • Enantioselective Construction of Alkylated Stereogenic Centers

Course Locations

Date

TBA

Check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. on the first day of the course.

Course runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

Register Via Mail

Venue

The course fee includes a course binder and a continental breakfast each day.

Five for Four! Register five people for one course, one person for five courses, or any combination in between and your fifth registration is free. Note: This discount is only available if you register by fax or mail and mention this discount. May not be combined with any other offer.


Pricing
  Member Non-Member
Advanced $1,695 $1,895
Standard $1,895 $2,095

About the Instructor

  • Douglass F. Taber

    is currently Professor of Chemistry at the University of Delaware and has published more than 150 research papers on organic synthesis and organometallic chemistry. Dr. Taber teaches NMR Spectral Interpretation and Organic Spectroscopy: A Problem-Based Learning Approach and Recent Developments in Organic Synthesis.