Organic Chemistry Synthesis:
Solid-Phase Anticancer Compound

at Hobart and William Smith Colleges dept. of Chemistry

Sept - December 2017

A semester was spent learning organic synthesis techniques to synthesize the molecule to the right, an analog to a known anti-cancer compound. ​Spectral techniques were used to confirm the success of the technique.

This upcoming semester, I will do research to continue this work, making further analogs and developing more advancements in solid-phase synthesis.

You can find the introduction I wrote below, as well as as the paper the synthesis was based off of.

HDACi Introduction

Calandra et al. Paper

James Monaco

Electrical Engineering BE, Dartmouth '21

Chemistry and Physics BS, Hobart and William Smith '20


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