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Synthetic Organic Chemistry


Strategies for the synthesis of current of newly developed drugs are discussed, including retro-synthetic analysis, control of stereo and region selectivity, introduction and modification of functional groups and the use of protective groups.


Dhr. Prof. Dr. G.J. van der Marel


This course is mandatory for students who do the Minor ‘Modern Drug Discovery’ (MDD) and these students will be given priority. Additional places may be available to students outside the minor under the condition that they meet the admission criteria. The same admission criteria apply to this course as for the entire Minor MDD. Application for students outside the Minor MDD occurs via the study advisers of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences, LST or MST.