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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

101Tue10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B65Lukas Gardner
103Tue10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B25Keira Culley
111Tue1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B65Timothy Davis
112Tue1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B35Kajal Kajal
121Wed10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B65Hunter Koltunski
122Wed10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B35James Greenwood
123Wed10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B25Keira Culley
131Wed1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B65Hongxuan Chen
132Wed1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B35James Greenwood
151Thu10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B65Kajal Kajal
153Thu10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B25Hunter Koltunski
161Thu1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B65Kajal Kajal
162Thu1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B35Hunter Koltunski
181Fri10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B65Jamie Stankiewiz
191Fri1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B65Jamie Stankiewiz
192Fri1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B35Timothy Davis

Experiment Schedule

Tue Jan 17 - Fri Jan 20 No labs
Tue Jan 24 - Fri Jan 271Syllabus, Check-In, Lab Safety & IR Spectroscopy
Tue Jan 31 - Fri Feb 32Check-In & NMR Spectroscopy
Tue Feb 7 - Fri Feb 103Modeling Conformations, ChemDraw & Excel
Tue Feb 14 - Fri Feb 174Practical NMR
Tue Feb 21 - Fri Feb 245Thin Layer Chromatography & Melting Point
Tue Feb 28 - Fri Mar 36Extraction
Tue Mar 7 - Fri Mar 107Recrystallization
Tue Mar 14 - Fri Mar 178Distillation
Tue Mar 21 - Fri Mar 249Modeling Chirality & Cycloalkanes
Tue Mar 28 - Fri Mar 31 No labs
Tue Apr 4 - Fri Apr 710Stereochemistry of Alkene Additions
Tue Apr 11 - Fri Apr 1411Regiochemistry of Eliminations
Tue Apr 18 - Fri Apr 2112Oxidation of Alcohols
Tue Apr 25 - Fri Apr 28 Final Quiz & Check-Out
Tue May 2 - Fri May 5 No labs