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2019 / 2020

January
06 The Sarpong Synthesis of Ambiguine P Douglass F. Taber
13 C-O Ring Construction: The Jeong/Shin Syntheses of Giffonin H Douglass F. Taber
20 C-O Ring Construction: Vancosamine (Gademann), Scleropentaside A (Schützenmeister), Monocerin (Ghosh), Obolactone (Fernandes), Caseabalansin A (Sugita), Rhizoxin D (Fürstner) Douglass F. Taber
27 Functional Group Interconversion: The Raghavan synthesis of Solandelactone F Douglass F. Taber
February
03 The Carreira Synthesis of Merochlorin A Douglass F. Taber
10 Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The You Synthesis of Chelonin A Douglass F. Taber
17 Construction of Alkylated Centers: The Zu Synthesis of Aflatoxin B2 Douglass F. Taber
24 Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Hu Synthesis of Ileabethoxazole Douglass F. Taber
March
02 The Christmann Synthesis of Darwinolide Douglass F. Taber
09 Oxidation: The Micalizio Route to the Corialactones Douglass F. Taber
16 Reduction: The Xu Synthesis of Himalensine A Douglass F. Taber
23 Functional Group Protecting: The Newhouse Synthesis of Principinol D Douglass F. Taber
30 Preparative Enzymatic Synthesis of Carbocycles: Cembranolide (Taber), Quassin (Shing), Wickerol A (Gui), Cattyleyene (Dickschat), Englerin A (Liu/Christmann), Artemisinic Acid (Paddon/Newman), Etoposide Aglycone (Satteley) Douglass F. Taber
April
06 The Sarlah Synthesis of Stelletin E Douglass F. Taber
13 C-N Ring Construction: Septicine (Kleij) and Gelsemolenine A (Takayama) Douglass F. Taber
20 Alkaloid Synthesis: Lentiginosine (Repo/Samec), (+)-Quinine (Ishikawa), Lasubine II (Pansare), Naucleofficine I (Tu), Vindorosine (Ohno), Taberdivarine H (Poupon/Vincent/Evanno) Douglass F. Taber
27 Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation: The Burtuloso Synthesis of Brussonol Douglass F. Taber
May
04 The Inoue Synthesis of 1-Hydroxytaxinine Douglass F. Taber
11 C-O Ring Construction: The Silipo/Yu Synthesis of Forsythenethoside A Douglass F. Taber
18 C-O Ring Construction: Coriolide (Fernandes), Monocillin VII (Mohapatra), Diplobifuranylone B (Zhang), Diocolletines A (Kuwahara), Griseusin A (Thorson/She), Galanthamine (Zhang/Tu) Douglass F. Taber
25 Reactions of Alkenes: The Breit Synthesis of Vermiculine Douglass F. Taber
June
01 The Snyder Synthesis of Conidiogenone Douglass F. Taber
08 Benzene Derivatives: The Chen Synthesis of Glabralide B Douglass F. Taber
15 Heteroaromatics: The Zhang Synthesis of Suaveoline Douglass F. Taber
22 C-H Functionalization: The Borhan Synthesis of Salinosporamide A Douglass F. Taber
29 Functional Group Interconversion: The Cordero-Vargas Synthesis of Aspergillide A Douglass F. Taber
July
06 The Li Synthesis of Vinigrol Douglass F. Taber
13 Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Menche Synthesis of Tuscoron D Douglass F. Taber
20 Alkylated Stereogenic Centers: The Lei/Kong Synthesis of Esermethole Douglass F. Taber
27 Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Ishikawa Synthesis of Secologanin Douglass F. Taber
August
03 The Reisman Synthesis of Perseanol Douglass F. Taber
10 Metal-Mediated C-C Ring Construction: The Harada/Nemoto Synthesis of Catharanthine Douglass F. Taber
17 Organocatalyzed C-C Ring Construction: The Takakawa Synthesis of Salinipostin A Douglass F. Taber
24 Diels-Alder Cycloaddition: Pericoannosin A (Lindsley), Arborone (Corey), Furoerioaustralasine (George), Liangshanin G (Ma), Arcutinidine (Sarpong), Mitrephorone A (Magauer) Douglass F. Taber
31 Other Methods for Carbocyclic Construction: Pentalenonelactone A Methyl Ester (Chuang), Atlanticone C (Bach), Aquatolide (Takao), Incarviatone A (Sarpong), Oridonin (Luo), Illisimonin A (Rychnovsky) Douglass F. Taber
September
07 The Ohtawa/Shenvi Synthesis of Bilobalide Douglass F. Taber
14 Oxidation: The Khan Synthesis of Iridomyrmecin Douglass F. Taber
21 Reduction: The Kobayashi Synthesis of Bromlaurenidificin Douglass F. Taber
28 Functional Group Protection: The Renaud Synthesis of Brefeldin C Douglass F. Taber
October
05 The Luo Synthesis of Batrachotoxinin A Douglass F. Taber
12 Substituted Benzenes: The Fujiwara Synthesis of Selaginellin A Douglass F. Taber
19 Heteroaromatics: The Pritchard/Kimber Synthesis of 11D5(F6) Douglass F. Taber
26 C-H Functionalization: The Yang Synthesis of Fennebricin A Douglass F. Taber