Clayton C. Heathcock Lecture: Complex Alkaloid Total Synthesis
Seminar | May 2 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall
Prof. Mohammad Movassaghi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Several representative enantioselective alkaloid total syntheses and related methodologies will be discussed. The development of unifying synthetic strategies guided by biogenetic considerations for each alkaloid family of interest will be highlighted. These syntheses feature new stereo- and chemoselective reactions that enable maximum use of the inherent chemistry of key intermediates.
Light refreshments served at The Coffee Lab at 10:50am.