CHEM 231: Organic Chemistry 1

Spring 2022 – Office hours: Mon, Wed and Fri, 12:00–2:00 pm  or by appointment


(See below for the courses taught previously)







Beginner Training by Peers:

Posted in May 2020


Synthesis of β-peracetylated glucose, produced by Princess Walker and Laurem Andrews
Protocol written by Kwabena Duah




Posted in Feb 2021


Synthesis of tetraacetate β-thioglucoside, produced by Laurem Andrews and Jada Harvey





Other Training Resources:

NMR processing with the Delta software from Jeol USA;       Recipes for visualizing TLC plates;     Chemical shifts for common solvents/impurities in NMR;
Abbreviations for Organic Chemsitry; Reference videos from MIT Digital Lab Techniques Manual and University of Minnesota Organic Chemistry group;

pH meter calibration and maintenance


Previous Teaching:

CHEM 231: Organic Chemistry 1

Fall 2021

CHEM 232: Organic Chemistry 2

Summer 2019, Spring 2020

CHEM 241: Organic Chemistry 1 Lab

Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021

CHEM 242: Organic Chemistry 2 Lab

Fall 2020, Spring 2021

CHEM 430: Intermediate Organic Laboratory Techniques

Spring 2020, Spring 2021

CHEM 636: Advanced Organic Chemistry

Fall 2021