B.S. Chemistry - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo -1985
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry -University of California, Berkeley - 1992
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Synthetic Organic and Medicinal Chemistry; Pedagogical Methods in Organic Chemistry
Synthetic methodology directed at asymmetric pyrrolidine formation through cyclization of chiral ene-amines.
Preparation of allicin analogues and their interaction with NO, and their roles in blood pressure regulation and migraine.
Lipophilic acetates as transdermal cyclooxygenase inhibitors as anti-inflammatory agents for burn treatment.
Development of novel labs for organic chemistry, with a focus on asymmetric and green syntheses.
"Barrel of Oil" approach to Chem 312, Survey of Organic Chemistry.