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CHEM 3321: Laboratory for Organic Chemistry I

This lab course is for biochemistry and non-chemistry majors. A large part of Chem 3321 is spent learning techniques in organic chemistry, including TLC, distillation, extraction, crystallization, and IR spectroscopy. Once these techniques are mastered, they are employed in the final four labs of the semester. Two laboratory periods are devoted to working with molecular models sets to study nomenclature, conformational analysis, and stereochemistry.

The course syllabus and TA office hours and emails are available on this website. Course documents will be posted on Canvas.

List of Sections

101/801Tue10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B20Quinn Brink
102Tue10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B25Alex LaVeck
111Tue1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B20Quinn Brink
112Tue1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B25Shota Hasegawa
121Wed10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B20Kajal
122Wed10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B25Jamie Stankiewiz
123Wed10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B35James Greenwood
131Wed1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B20Max Abreu
132Wed1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B25Alex LaVeck
133Wed1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B35Shota Hasegawa
141Wed4:40 pm-7:30 pmEKLC M1B20Dyuti Chakraborty
142Wed4:40 pm-7:30 pmEKLC M1B25Abby Rawlings
151Thu10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B20Max Abreu
152Thu10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B25Ashley Ley
161Thu1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B20Dyuti Chakraborty
162Thu1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B25Olivia Jenks
181Fri10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B20Kajal
182Fri10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B25Jamie Stankiewiz
191Fri1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B20Jamie Stankiewiz
192Fri1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B25Abby Rawlings
193Fri1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B35Ashley Ley

Experiment Schedule

Tue Aug 29 - Fri Sep 1 No labs
Tue Sep 5 - Fri Sep 81Syllabus, Check-In, Lab Safety & IR Spectroscopy
Tue Sep 12 - Fri Sep 152NMR Spectroscopy
Tue Sep 19 - Fri Sep 223Modeling Conformations, ChemDraw & Excel
Tue Sep 26 - Fri Sep 294Practical NMR
Tue Oct 3 - Fri Oct 65Thin Layer Chromatography and Melting Point
Tue Oct 10 - Fri Oct 136Extraction
Tue Oct 17 - Fri Oct 207Recrystallization
Tue Oct 24 - Fri Oct 278Distillation
Tue Oct 31 - Fri Nov 39Modeling Chirality & Cycloalkanes
Tue Nov 7 - Fri Nov 1010Stereochemistry of Alkene Additions
Tue Nov 14 - Fri Nov 1711Regiochemistry of Eliminations
Tue Nov 21 - Fri Nov 24 No labs
Tue Nov 28 - Fri Dec 112Oxidation of Alcohols
Tue Dec 5 - Fri Dec 8 Final Quiz & Check-Out
Tue Dec 12 - Fri Dec 15 No labs