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CHEM 363



 January 15 - 19, 2018

Applications of Basic Laboratory Skills

 January 22 - 26, 2018

Two Step Synthesis of a Cinnamate Ester Sunscreen Analog - Part 1

January 29 - February 2, 2018 

Two Step Synthesis of a Cinnamate Ester Sunscreen Analog - Part 2

 February 5 - 9, 2018

 Green Suzuki Reactions

 February 12 - 16, 2018

Multi-Step Drug Synthesis 

 February 19 - 23, 2018 


 February 26 - March 2, 2018 

Multi-Step Drug Synthesis

 March 5 - 9, 2018

Multi-Step Drug Synthesis

  March 12 - 16, 2018

Multi-Step Drug Synthesis

 March 19 - 23, 2018 

Synthesis of Moclobeimide and Derivatives

 TBA (Check e-Class)

Final Lab Exam and Check-Out

HELP SESSION TIMES FOR LAB AND LECTURE (starts January 15, 2018 and runs until the final lecture exam)












Help Session Room = Chem W1-41

Lab Locations
  • The advanced level Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratories are located in the CCIS Building (L1-023 and L1-024)

Course Coordinators
  • Questions or concerns regarding the laboratory components of the course should be directed to Dr. Hayley Wan (orglabdr@ualberta.ca)
  • Questions or concerns regarding the lecture components of the course should be directed to Dr. Frederick West (frederick.west@ualberta.ca)

General Information
  • Students must obtain a mark of 60% in the laboratory component to pass the organic chemistry course.
  • The overall value of the laboratory component is 35%.
  • Students are expected to attend ALL laboratory periods. Attendance will be taken every laboratory class.
  • Laboratory classes begin promptly at 2:00 pm and finish at 6:00 pm. 
  • Absences from the laboratory class must be substantiated by presenting suitable documentation to Dr. H. Wan or Mr. C. Part within one week of the missed lab. Excused absences for up to TWO laboratory classes will be allowed. The weighting of these missed experiments will be transferred to the final lab exam.

Lab Reports
  • Lab reports are due seven days following the lab class in which the experiment was performed (by 2:00 pm). 
  • Lab reports handed in after the 7-day deadline will have 5 marks deducted per day (up to 3 days).
  • Lab reports will not be accepted later than 3 days after the deadline. In case of extenuating circumstances (such as documented illness, please see Dr. H. Wan with your supporting documentation.

Check-In and Check-Out
  • During Check-In, ensure ALL equipment is accounted for and in good condition. You are responsible for all the glassware and equipment for the entire semester.
  • If items are missing, cracked or broken, notify your TA. 
  • Once you are satisfied that you have a complete set of equipment, you must sign the 'Glassware Sheet' before starting any experimental work.
  • During Check-Out at the end of the semester, ensure ALL equipment is cleaned and returned to the drawers. Then clean your bench and sink area and complete the assigned communal cleaning duties from your TA.

Laboratory Rules and Safety Please Read The Information In This Link Carefully