Chemistry: Advanced
Chemistry: Advanced

Chemistry: Advanced

by Adam Le Gresley, PhD

Acquire advanced knowledge in Chemistry

In the second part of this course you will be introduced to several advanced topics in the field of Chemistry.
The goals of this course include understanding how the strength of acids and bases are calculated, as well as understanding the difference between covalent and ionic bond formation and being able to identify different ionic interactions.

After this course you will also be able to identify functional groups and propose how they react to form other functional groups.
You will gain an insight into medicinal chemistry, including pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic biological interactions and the basic role of enzymes.
This course contains:

  • Ionic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Course Details

  • Videos 14
  • Duration 6:23 h
  • Quiz questions 38
  • Topic reviews 15


Your Educators of course Chemistry: Advanced

 Adam Le Gresley, PhD

Adam Le Gresley, PhD

Dr. Adam Le Gresley is Associate Professor in the department of Pharmacy and Chemistry at Kingston University London.
Le Gresley was awarded his PhD in supramolecular organic chemistry by the University of Surrey in 2004 and carried out his postdoctoral research on photolabile compounds at Drexel College of Medicine in Philadelphia, USA, funded by the NIH.

He was appointed to the Faculty of Science at Kingston University in 2009, where he has been teaching on U/G and P/G courses within chemistry, pharmacy and the biological sciences for the last 6 years. In addition to teaching, Le Gresley maintains a small research group, funded by a number of industrial partners including GlaxoSMithKline with interests in NMR metabolomics, the synthesis of new in vitro diagnostic probes for problem pathogens and novel Rab7 inhibitors for the treatment of diabetes.
He is a regular reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to the development of courses across the faculty. Le Gresley was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2011 and subsequently to Associate Professor in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry in 2013.

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By Austin B. on 31. August 2016 for Chemistry: Advanced

Informative. Interesting. Punctual. enthusiastic. Descriptive. Mature. Accented. Kind. Thorough. Well planned.