Fall 2002/Spring 2003 - Organic Literature Seminar Abstracts

Fall 2002 Seminars

Catalytic Asymmetric α-Amination of Carbonyl Compounds
Jeremy Cobb

Detection of Transition Metal Ions Using Fluorescent Sensors
William Boyke

CO2 as a Monomer for Polycarbonate Synthesis
Joseph Rule

Selective Atropisomer Preparation in Natural Product Synthesis
Kevin Peese

Catalytic Methods for the Direct Asymmetric Synthesis of β-Lactams
Nathan Ide

Iterative Strategies for Polycyclic Ether Synthesis
Steven Tymonko

Asymmetric Allylic Substitution: Mechanism and Recent Advances Using Palladium and Molybdenum
Kyle Bodine

Caspases: Biological Function, Specificity, and Design of Inhibitors
John Comminos

Molecular Architecture Via Metal Coordination
Wei Zhang

Repair of DNA Damage: Cases of Irreversible Inhibition and Small-molecule Assistance
Mary Smalley

Measuring Kinetic Isotope Effects of Carbon at Natural Abundance
John Baird

Controlling the Reactivity of Bergman and Myers-Saito Cyclizations
Daniel Ryan

Formation and Properties of Imidazolones in Petptides and Proteins
Heather Relyea

Chromium Mediated Additions to Aldehydes: The Nozah-Hiyama-Kishi Reaction
Jeffrey Kallemeyn

Towards the Development of Gadolimium Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Contrast Agents: Controlling distribution and Relaxivity
Nathan Ackroyd

Carbonyl Olefination Using Titanium-Carbene Reagents
Ramil Baiazitov

Spring 2003 Seminars

Resorcinarene-Based Hydrogen-Bonded Molecular Capsules
Emily Schmidt

Sulfur And Selenium Safety Catch Linkers
Stephanie Elmer

DNA-Templated Chemical Reactions
Jennifer Heemstra

Catalysis Of "Direct" Asymmetric Aldol Reactions
Yinghua Jin

Mechanism, Stereoselectivity And Synthetic Applications Of The Nitroso Ene Reaction
Vitaliy Nesterenko

Strategies For The Total Synthesis Of (±)-Ingenol And Related In-Out Ring Systems
Brandon Miles

The Total Synthesis Of (-)-Spirotryprostatin B
John Heemstra

Synthetic Molecular Motors
Jordan Quinn

Organic Molecularly Imprinted Polymers As Mimics Of Hydrolytic Enzymes
Hugo Ong

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