Chemistry / Chemical Biology: Third Year Courses

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Chem 30A3: Organic Synthesis

A survey of contemporary organic synthesis, including functional group manipulations, use of protecting groups, and strategic carbon-carbon bond forming reactions. Applications involving multistep syntheses of complex organic molecules will be presented. [3 units]

Chembio 3P03: Biomolecular Interactions and Kinetics

Principles of macromolecule-macromolecule and small molecule-macromolecule interactions, including ligands and drugs. Techniques for characterizing and quantifying biomolecular interactions in vitro and in vivo. Emerging technologies such as biological therapeutics as applied to pharmaco-dynamics and -kinetics. [3 units]