Assistant Professor Jeffrey L. Katz

became fascinated by organic chemistry while working with Amos Smith at the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his B.A. in 1995, he moved to Harvard University and earned a Ph.D. working in the laboratories of David Evans. Prof. Katz teaches introductory and advanced Organic Chemistry. His research group is focused on the investigation of new organic reaction methodology and the total synthesis of complex natural products.



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Organic Chemistry: Theories encountered in Chemistry 141, 142 are used as the basis for a detailed study of the relationships among structure, reactivity, and synthesis of organic compounds. Lecture, discussion, and laboratory. The laboratory explores the use of separation techniques, synthesis, and spectral techniques in organic chemistry.

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