Recent Dissertation Titles

Thesis topics of students who recently completed the Chemistry-specialized curriculum and received a doctoral degree in Biological Chemistry.

"Preparation of Substituted Enol Derivatives from Terminal Alkynes and Progress Toward the Total Synthesis of Nigricanoside A"

John Robbins DeBergh
Mentor: Joseph M. Ready, Ph.D.

"The Synthetic Utility of Enol Benzoates and the Directed Aryltitanation of Homoallylic and Allylic Alcohols"

Kathleen Lee
Mentor: Joseph M. Ready, Ph.D.

"Enantioselective Total Synthesis of the Kibdelones"

John Butler
Mentor: Joseph M. Ready, Ph.D.