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2018 / 2019

January
07 The Song Synthesis of Bryostatin 8 Douglass F. Taber
14 C-O Ring Construction: The Harran Synthesis of (-)-Callyspongiolide Douglass F. Taber
21 C-O Ring Construction: Tanikolide (Yakura), Siladenoserinol (Doi), Hongkonoid D (Yue), Catunaregin (Abe/Ito), Chromodorolide B (Overman), Biselyngbyolide B (Goswami/Maier) Douglass F. Taber
28 Functional Group Protection: The Hodgson Synthesis of (-)-6,7-Dideoxysqualestatin H5 Douglass F. Taber
February
04 The He/Lee Synthesis of Basiliolide C Douglass F. Taber
11 Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Odagi/Nagasawa Synthesis of Gracilamine Douglass F. Taber
18 Alkylated Stereogenic Centers: The Hoveyda Synthesis of Heliespirone C Douglass F. Taber
25 Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Knochel Synthesis of Siphonarienal Douglass F. Taber
March
04 The Christmann Synthesis of Dichrocephone A Douglass F. Taber
11 Functional Group Interconversion: The Kobayashi Synthesis of Resolvin D4 Douglass F. Taber
18 Oxidation: The Mander/Lan Synthesis of Gibberellin A24 Douglass F. Taber
25 Reduction: The Suh Synthesis of Dendroside C Aglycon Douglass F. Taber
April
01 The Yoshimura/Tanino Synthesis of Brasilicardin A Douglass F. Taber
08 C-O Ring Construction: The Hong Synthesis of Lasolonide A Douglass F. Taber
15 C-O Ring Construction: Phyllostictine A (Shipman), Kujuonin A2 (Rychnovsky), Ivorenolide B (Mohapatra), Asimicin (Inoue), Paecilomycin B (Ohba), Phomactin A (Du/Lee) Douglass F. Taber
22 C-N Ring Construction: The Mori Synthesis of Lycopodine Douglass F. Taber
29 Alkaloid Synthesis: Penaresidin B (Yakura), Febrifugine (Harrity), Crinane (Zhu), Castoramine (Tokuyama), Hosieine A (Wood), Amathaspiramide F (Kim) Douglass F. Taber
May
06 The Li Synthesis of Aplysiasecosterol A Douglass F. Taber
13 Functional Group Interconversion: The Wang Synthesis of Merrilactone A Douglass F. Taber
20 Oxidation: The Yao Synthesis of Plumisclerin A Douglass F. Taber
27 Reduction: The Hayashi Synthesis of Estradiol Methyl Ether Douglass F. Taber
June
03 The Sarpong Synthesis of Phomactin A Douglass F. Taber
10 Functional Group Protection: The Chen Synthesis of Oxycodone Douglass F. Taber
17 Heteroaromatic Construction Douglass F. Taber
24 Substituted Benzenes: The Tang Synthesis of Corynoline Douglass F. Taber
July
01 The Liang Synthesis of Trichorabdal A and Maoecrystal Z Douglass F. Taber
08 Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Zhang/Liu Synthesis of (-)-Cephalotaxine Douglass F. Taber
15 Alkylated Stereogenic Centers: The Hong Synthesis of (-)-Melinonine E Douglass F. Taber
22 Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Tu Synthesis of (-)-Chimonanthidine Douglass F. Taber
29 Organocatalyzed C-C Ring Construction: The Yoshida/Takao Synthesis of (-)-Misramine Douglass F. Taber
August
05 The Herzon Synthesis of Myrocin G Douglass F. Taber
12 Metal-Mediated C-C Ring Construction: The Echavarren Synthesis of Repraesentin F Douglass F. Taber
19 Diels-Alder Cycloaddition: Mitrephorone A (Carreira), Pericoannosin A (Kalesse), Dendrobine (Plietker), Aspochalasin B (Liu/Tang; Deng; Trauner), Septedine (Li), Cossonidine (Kisunzu/Sarpong) Douglass F. Taber
26 Other Methods for Carbocyclic Construction: β-Apopicropodophyllin (Kwon), Ovafolinin B (Hu), Salyunnanin A (Xie), Salimabromide (Magauer), Gelsedilam (Ma), Epicolactone (Carreira) Douglass F. Taber
September
02 The Hsieh Synthesis of Palhinine A Douglass F. Taber
09 Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation: The Fürstner Synthesis of Pateamine A Douglass F. Taber
16 C-H Functionalization: The Maulide Synthesis of Quinine Douglass F. Taber
23 Reactions of Alkenes: The Trost Synthesis of Piericidin A Douglass F. Taber
30 Reactions of Alkenes: The Qin Synthesis of Arcutinine Douglass F. Taber
October
07 The Ding Synthesis of Rhodomollein XX Douglass F. Taber
14 Substituted Benzenes: The Guo/Ye Synthesis of Psymberin Douglass F. Taber
21 Heteroaromatics: The Carter Synthesis of Halenaquinone Douglass F. Taber
28 C-H Functionalization: The Reisman Synthesis of Rumphellaone A Douglass F. Taber
November
04 The Fürstner Synthesis of Sinulariadiolide Douglass F. Taber
11 C-N Ring Construction: The Kazmaier Synthesis of Luminmycin A Douglass F. Taber