[ 863CTBCPCLP19 ] PR Preparative Chemistry Laboratory for Biological Chemists

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year (*)Biologische Chemie Norbert Müller 5 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites Admission to the master curriculum Biological Chemistry ( positive completion of the PR "Organic chemistry laboratory bridge course" if this has been stipulated or is part of the curriculum variant)
Original study plan Master's programme Biological Chemistry 2019W
Objectives The students will learn independent preparation and execution of multi-step organic syntheses as well as isolation of natural occurring compounds including literature search and use, laboratory safety and required analytical and separation techniques.

Subject Several assignments to synthesize or isolate substances from the existing chemical literature in cooperation with researchers. Task includes literature searches, implementing procedures, setting up of lab equipment, controlling the reactions, purifying the products and spectroscopic analysis.
Criteria for evaluation Performance in the practical execution (purity and yield), compliance with safety rules, knowledge of scientific and technical background to the specific tasks, adequate reporting (lab protocols).
Methods Chemistry laboratory work with individualized instructions. Literature search using the library and electronic resources (e.g.: SciFInder).
Language English
Study material Distributed individually in the course
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 863FCTBPCLP10: PR Preparative Chemistry Laboratory for Biological Chemists (6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 10
Assignment procedure Direct assignment