Teaching

Chem262: Organic Chemistry II

The mechanisms and synthetic applications of organic chemistry are covered with a special emphasis on biological relevance.

Chem453: Bioorganic Chemistry

A molecule-centered perspective is presented on the current state of the art in antibiotic drug discovery.  The molecular mechanisms of drug action and pathogen resistance will be covered along with the chemical and biosynthetic origins of antibiotics.

Chem451: Advanced Organic Chemistry

An introduction to graduate level organic chemistry with an emphasis on strategy and reaction mechanisms in natural product total syntheses.