Graduate coursework to be used towards a M.A. or Ph.D. degree may be completed at Bryn Mawr College and at the University of Pennsylvania.
CHEM 311/511 Advanced Organic Chemistry
A survey of the methods and concepts used in the synthesis of complex organic molecules.
CHEM 312/512 Advanced Organic Chemistry
Principles of physical organic chemistry with emphasis on reaction mechanisms, reactive intermediates and stereochemistry.
CHEM 515 Medicinal Chemistry
A survey of topics related to drug discovery including lead discovery, target interactions, structural optimization, drug metabolism, and drug synthesis. The course will engage in an advanced treatment of these topics with particular attention to an understanding of drug design and development on the molecular level. Case studies will be used to illustrate the application of these principles. Discussions may include OxyContin and related opiate analgesics; aspirin and related NSAIDs; penicillin and other antibacterial agents; Tamiflu and related anti-virals; Alzheimer's disease drugs; and anti-depressants.
CHEM 521 Advanced Quantum Chemistry
Quantum mechanics and its application to problems in chemistry. Topics include molecular orbital theory, density functional theory and problems from the current literature.
CHEM 322/522 Mathematical Modeling of Natural Processes
An interdisciplinary approach to computational models in fields ranging rom biology to chemistry, physics and geology.
CHEM 323/523 Topics in Nanoscience
An introduction to the field of nanoscience including preparation methods, chemical synthesis and methods for characgterization and analysis used in nano materials
CHEM 325/525 Advanced Spectroscopy
Burgmayer,S and Schmink, J.
CHEM 332/532 Bioinorganic Chemistry
A survey of metals in biology illustrating structural, enzymatic and pharmaceutical applications of transition metals in biological chemistry and including discussion of structural themes and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis..
CHEM 534 Organometallic Chemistry
Fundamental concepts in organometallic chemistry, including structure and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis, and applications to current problems in organic synthesis.
CHEM 535 Group Theory Applications in Chemistry
Fundamental concepts of mathematical groups, their derivation and their application in bonding, spectroscopy and chemical reactivity.
CHEM 345/545 Advanced Topics in Biological Chemistry
Topics vary but may include nucleic acid chemsitry relevant to DNA and RNA, metabolism and methods.
CHEM 546 Graduate Seminar in Biological Chemistry
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