Graduate Courses

Graduate course offerings for the 2019/20 academic year are posted on the Course Timetable.  For the detailed course syllabus, click the course code to view it.  


Course Enrollment Instructions


Students must enroll in courses on-line through ROSI . When completing on-line enrollment for courses, please note the following:

CHM1102H, CHM1420H and CHM1290Y are the course numbers.
Suffixes "F", "S" and "Y" represent the course sections.

Courses with suffix "F" will run during the Fall term (September to December).
Courses with suffix "S" will run during the Second term (January to May).
Courses with suffix "Y" will run the entire year (September to May).

Information regarding registration and enrollment.

Students must also complete the Departmental Course Enrollment Form.

Course enrollment form for Incoming Students
Course enrollment form for Continuing Students

The enrollment form should be completed in consultation with the research supervisor. Students may begin requesting courses now. The completed/signed enrollment form must then be submitted to the Chemistry Graduate Office by August 28; new students may submit until September 17. January registrants submit by January 25This does not apply to non-degree Special Student or exchange students.

To cancel or add a course after submitting the course enrollment form to Chemistry Graduate Office prior to SGS deadlines, add or cancel the course on ROSI and send an e-mail to the Graduate Office copying your research advisor and course instructor. This does not apply to non-degree Special Student or exchange students.

If you have questions about course requirements, please contact the Graduate Office. Alternatively, you can also speak with Graduate Studies Committee field representatives. They are listed here:

Research Area Contact #1 Contact #2
Analytical Chemistry Prof. Ruby Sullan
ruby.sullan@utoronto.ca
416-287-7359 
EV 566 (Scarborough Campus)
Prof. Aaron Wheeler
aaron.wheeler@utoronto.ca
416-946-3864
LM 629A
Environmental Chemistry Prof. Hui Peng
hui.peng@utoronto.ca
416-978-4756
LM 512
 
Inorganic Chemistry Prof. Doug Stephan
dstephan@chem.utoronto.ca
416-946-3294
DB 465
 
Organic & Biological Chemistry Prof. Mark Taylor (Organic)
mtaylor@chem.utoronto.ca
416-946-0571
LM 622A
Prof. Andrew Woolley (Biological)
awoolley@chem.utoronto.ca
416-978-0675
LM 526
Physical Chemistry Prof. Cynthia Goh (Fall)
cgoh@chem.utoronto.ca
416-978-6254
LM 522
Prof. Gilbert Walker (Winter)
gwalker@chem.utoronto.ca
416-946-8401
LM 145
Theoretical Chemistry Prof. Jeremy Schofield
jmschofi@chem.utoronto.ca
416-978-4376  
LM 420E
 
Polymers & Materials Chemistry Prof. Eugenia Kumacheva
ekumache@chem.utoronto.ca 
416-978-3576
LM 627
 
Mississauga Campus Prof. Scott Prosser
scott.prosser@utoronto.ca
905-828-3802
DV4052
 
Scarborough Campus Prof. Ruby Sullan
ruby.sullan@utoronto.ca
416-287-7359 
EV 566 
 

 


Course Timetable 2019/2020 Last updated November 26, 2019


Analytical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic & Biological Chemistry
Physical Chemistry & Chemical Physics
Polymers & Materials Chemistry

Scheduling

"F" suffix: course will run during the Fall term (September to December). 
"S" suffix: course will run during the Spring term (January to May). 
"Y" suffix: course will run the entire year (September to May).

Key to Locations (Click "Key" for maps!)
BA = Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street 
BL = Claude T. Bissell Building, 140 St. George Street 
BV = Bladen Wing, Scarborough Campus (UTSC)
DB = Davenport Wing, 3rd & 4th Floors, 80 St. George Street
DBEast = Davenport East Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, 80 St. George Street
DBWest = Davenport West Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, 80 St. George Street (far end of Atrium)
DV = Davis (South) Building, Mississauga Campus (UTM)
FG = FitzGerald Building, 150 College Street
HW = Humanities Wing, Scarborough Campus (UTSC)
IB = Instructional Building, Mississauga Campus (UTM)
LA = Gerald Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place
LM = Lash Miller Chemical Labs, 80 St. George Street
MP = McLennan Physical Laboratories, 255 Huron Street
MW = Social Sciences Building, Scarborough Campus (UTSC)
RW = Ramsay Wright Laboratories, 25 Harbord Street
SS = Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street
SY = Science Research Building, Scarborough Campus (UTSC)
SW = Science Wing, Scarborough Campus (UTSC)
UC = University College, 15 King's College Circle
WE = Wetmore Hall, New College, 300 Huron Street

On-line Enrollment

When completing on-line enrollment for CHM1102HF, for example:

  • Course Number = CHM1102H
  • Course Section = F

Seminar and research courses are not applicable to non-degree special students/exchange students. 

 

NOTE:  Unless specified, assume courses will NOT be transmitted via video-link.  To make the request, please consult with the instructor. 


Analytical Chemistry


Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1102HF (CHM414HF)
Biosensors and Chemical
Sensors
Michael Thompson
416-978-3575, LM 139
mikethom@chem.utoronto.ca
Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Mon & Wed 3-4pm

SS1083 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1104HS
(CHM416HS)

Separation Science
Aaron Wheeler
416-946-3864, LM 629A
aaron.wheeler@utoronto.ca
Start Date:
Jan. 6, 2020

Day/Time:
Tues & Thurs 3-4pm

LM155 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1105HS
(CHM416H5S-UTM)

Separations,
Chromatography and
Microfluidics
n/a

n/a

n/a

 
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1106HF
(CHM417HF)
Laboratory Instrumentation
(Instructor's permission
required)
Aaron Wheeler
416-946-3864, LM 629A
aaron.wheeler@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Tue 1-3pm

BL112 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session

CHM1107HS

The -Omics Revolution and Mass Spectrometry

Rebecca Jockusch
416-946-7198, LM 253
rjockusc@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan. 6, 2020

Day/Time:
Thurs 3-5pm

SS1080 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1190Y
Analytical Chemistry Seminar
Kagan Kerman
416-287-7249, SW533
kagan.kerman@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
TBD

Day/Time: Thurs
11am-12:30pm

St. George: DB East

Mississauga:
TBD

Scarborough:
EV531

 

Year-long
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM2016 HF, HS
Research in Analytical Chemistry
Supervisor     Fall and Winter

 


Environmental Chemistry


Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1401HF 
Transport and Fate of Chemical Species in the Environment

Jennifer Murphy
416-946-0260, LM248
jmurphy@chem.utoronto.ca

James Donaldson
416-978-3603, LM 316
jdonalds@chem.utoronto.ca

Scott Mabury
416-978-2031, LM 321
smabury@chem.utoronto.ca

Derek Muir
derek.muir@ec.gc.ca

 

Start Date:
Sept. 10, 2019

Day/Time:
Tuesdays, 9am-12pm

LM319 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1410HF
(CHM410HF)
Analytical Environmental Chemistry

Non CHM students: Contact theChemistry Graduate Office (chem.gradasst@utoronto.ca) to enquire about enrolment.

Hui Peng
Phone: 416-978-3596, LM 321A
hui.peng@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Tue & Thurs
4-5pm;

Fri: 9am-12:30pm, 1-4:30pm

LM 155 (T, Th)
TBD (F)
Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1415HF
(CHM415HF)

Topics in Atmospheric Chemistry
Jonathan Abbatt
Phone: 416-946-7358, LM 324
jabbatt@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Sept. 9, 2019

Day/Time:
Mon & Wed 9-10am

LM155 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1420HS
Environmental Chemistry of Soils
Myrna Simpson
Phone: 416-287-7234, SY322 (Scarborough)
myrna.simpson@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan. 7, 2019

Day/Time:
Tuesdays
10am-12pm

EES1105
(Scarborough)

This course will not be videolinked

Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1590Y
Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Hui Peng
416-978-3596, LM 321A
hui.peng@utoronto.ca

 

Myrna Simpson
416-287-7234, SY322 (Scarborough)
myrna.simpson@utoronto.ca

Start Date:

TBD

Day/Time:

Fall Term: Thursdays 9-11am

Winter Term: Tuesdays 2-4pm

STG - DB East

UTSC - EV140

Year
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM2530 HF, HS
Research in Environmental Chemistry
Supervisor     Fall and Winter

 


Inorganic Chemistry


Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1204HF
(CHM432HF)
Organometallic Chemistry
and Catalysis
Robert Morris
416-978-6962, DB 344
rmorris@chem.utoronto.ca
Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Tues & Thurs 11am-12pm

BL114 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1206HF
(CHM 434HF)
Advanced Materials Chemistry
Geoffrey Ozin
416-978-2082, LM 326
gozin@chem.utoronto.ca
Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Thursdays
4-6pm

LM157
 
Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session

CHM1258HS

Reaction of Coordinated Ligands

Robert Morris
416-978-6962, DB 344
rmorris@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan 10, 2020

Day/Time:
Fridays

2-4pm

SS2104 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1263HS
(CHM 437HS)
Bioinorganic Chemistry

Jik Chin
416-946-7335, DB 462
jchin@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan. 6, 2020

Day/Time:
Tues & Thurs 4-5pm

BA2135 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1266HF
Physical Methods in Inorganic Chemistry

Doug Stephan
416-946-3294, DB 465
dstephan@chem.utoronto.ca

Ulrich Fekl
905 828 3806, DV4045 (Mississauga)
ulrich.fekl@utoronto.ca

BernieKraatz
416-287-7228,AA427
bernie.kraatz@utoronto.ca

RobertMorris
416-978-6962,DB344
rmorris@chem.utoronto.ca

GeoffreyOzin
416-978-2082,LM326
gozin@chem.utoronto.ca

 

Start Date:
Sept. 2019

Day/Time:
Thursdays
4-6pm

Stephan Group Room Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session

CHM1290Y

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Doug Stephan
416-946-3294, DB 465
dstephan@chem.utoronto.ca

 

Start Date: TBD

Day/Time:

Wednesdays 5pm

St. George: DB East

UTM: TBD

Year
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM2030 HF, HS
Research in Inorganic Chemistry
Supervisor     Fall and Winter

 


Organic & Biological Chemistry


Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1003HS
(CHM443HS)
Physical Organic Chemistry
TBD Start Date:
Jan. 7, 2019

Day/Time:
Mon & Wed 4-5pm

LM155 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1004HF
(CHM 440HF)
The Synthesis of Modern Pharmaceutical Agents
Mark Lautens
416-978-6083, DB 359
mlautens@chem.utoronto.ca
Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Tues & Thur 3-4pm

LM158 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1005HF
(CHM 441HF)
Spectroscopic Analysis in Organic Chemistry

Mark Taylor
416-946-0571, LM622A
mtaylor@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Sep 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Tue & Thurs
10-11am

Lab:Wednesdays 10am-1pm

BL114 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM 1006HS
(CHM 447HS)
Bio-Organic Chemistry
Mark Nitz
416-946-0640, DB 459
mnitz@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan 7, 2020

Day/Time:
Tue & Thurs
10-11am

WI1017 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1008HS
(CHM 479HS)
Biological Chemistry

Deborah Zamble
416-978-3568, DB443
dzamble@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan 7, 2020

Day/Time:
Tue & Thurs
11am-12pm

LM155 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1051HS
Topics in Chemical Biology

Andrew Beharry
905 569 4675, DV4043 (Mississauga)
andrew.beharry@utoronto.ca

Patrick Gunning
905 828 5354, DV4046 (Mississauga)
patrick.gunning@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan. 16th, 2020

Day/Time:
Thursdays

10am-12pm

MN3210 (UTM) Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1059HS
Chemical Biology in Complex Systems

Mark Nitz
416-946-0640, DB 459
mnitz@chem.utoronto.ca

 

Deborah Zamble
416-978-3568, DB443
dzamble@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan. 6, 2020

Day/Time:
Mondays

2-4pm

ES1016 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1040HS
Modern Organic Synthesis

Sophie Rousseaux
416-978-4198, DB 475
sroussea@chem.utoronto.ca

Mark Lautens
416-978-6083, DB 359
mark.lautens@utoronto.ca

Mark Taylor
416-946-0571, LM 622A
marks.taylor@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan. 2020

 

Day/Time:
Tues & Thurs

10am-12pm

TBD Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session

CHM1455HF

(JCP422H-UTM)
NMR for Medicinal and Biological Chemists

Scott R. Prosser
905 828 3802, DV4052 (Mississauga)
scott.prosser@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Mon 10am-12pm
Wed 10-11am

Course taugh at UTM in: IB311

Course broadcast to STG in: DBEast

Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session

CHM1090Y
Organic and

Biological Chemistry Seminar

Biological:

Andrew Woolley

416-978-0675, LM526

awoolley@chem.utoronto.ca
 

Organic:

Jik Chin
416-946-7335, DB 462
jchin@chem.utoronto.ca

 

Biological (BMP): 

Biological - Fall: LM158

Dec. 9th

9am-5pm

Biological - Winter: LM159

Feb. 20th

9am-5pm

Organic:

Organic - Fall: BI 131

Nov. 20th

11am-1pm, 2pm-4:30pm

Biological - Fall:

TBD

 

Biological - Winter: LM159

Feb. 20th

9am-5pm

 

Organic - Fall: BI 131

Nov. 20th

11am-1pm, 2pm-4:30pm

Y
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM2046 HF, HS
Research in Organic/Biological Chemistry
Supervisor     Fall and Winter

 


Physical Chemistry & Chemical Physics


Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1441HF
Mathematical Methods
Oleksandr Voznyy
647-470-0092
o.voznyy@utoronto.ca

Start Date: 
Sept. 11, 2019

Day/Time:

Wednesdays

10am-12pm

LM128 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session

CHM1446HS

Quantum Computation

Alan Aspuru-Guzik
416-946-7335, LM421D
aspuru@utoronto.ca

 

Start Date: 
Jan. 2020

Day/Time:

TBD

TBD Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1456HS
NMR Spectroscopy II: Advanced Theory and Application
n/a

 

n/a

n/a n/a
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session

CHM1455HF

(JCP422H-UTM)
NMR for Medicinal and Biological Chemists

Prosser, R. Scott
905 828 3802, DV4052 (UTM)
scott.prosser@utoronto.ca
Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Mon 10am-12pm
Wed 10-11am

IB377 Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1478HF
Quantum Mechanics for Physical Chemists
Artur Izmaylov
(416) 208-2951 (Scarborough) / (416) 946-8405 (St. George)
EV356(Scarborough) / LM420C (St. George)
artur.izmaylov@utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Sept. 5, 2019

Day/Time:
Thursdays

2-4pm

LM428-429 

(CPTG Conference Room)

Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1480HS
(CHM427HS)

Basic Statistical Mechanics
Raymond Kapral
416-978-6106, LM421C
rkapral@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Jan. 9, 2020

Day/Time:
Thursdays
4-6pm

WE69 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1482HS
Laser Spectroscopy & Photophysics
Mark Wilson
416-978-2946, LM 241A
mark.w.b.wilson@utoronto.ca

Start Date: 
Jan. 6,  2020

Day/Time:
Mondays

2-4pm

LM128 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1490Y
Physical Chemistry Seminar

Fall:

Mark Wilson
416-978-2946, LM 241A
mark.w.b.wilson@utoronto.ca

Winter:

Gilbert Walker

416-946-8401, LM145

gwalker@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date: 
Sept. 24th, 

Day/Time:

Tuesdays 11am-12pm

DB East

(Lash Miller Building, St. George Campus)

UTSC: EV531

UTM: 

Fall: DV2094C

Winter: ME3160

Year
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM2026 HF, HS
Research in Physical Chemistry
Supervisor     Fall and Winter

 


Polymers and Materials Chemistry


Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1300HF
(CHM 426HF)
Polymer Chemistry
Mitchell Winnik
416-978-6495, LM 520
mwinnik@chem.utoronto.ca

Eugenia Kumacheva
416-978-3576, LM 627
ekumache@chem.utoronto.ca

Start Date:
Sep 10, 2018

Day/Time:
Tue
5-7pm;
Fri
2-3pm(tutorial)

RW140

Tutorial: LM158

Fall
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1301HS
Synthetic Polymer Chemistry
Tim Bender
416-978-6140, WB225
tim.bender@utoronto.ca
Start Date:
Jan, 2020

Day/Time:
TBD

TBD Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1304HS
(CHM 446HS)

Organic Materials Chemistry
TBD Start Date:
Jan. 9, 2020

Day/Time:
Thursdays 1-3pm

UC244 Winter
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM1390Y
Polymers & Materials Chemistry Seminar Series
TBD

Start Date: TBD

Day/Time: 
Thursdays 5-6pm

DB East

(Lash Miller Building, St. George Campus)

Year
Course Designation Instructor(s) Day and Time Location Session
CHM2303 HF, HS
Research in Polymers & Materials Chemistry
Supervisor     Fall and Winter

 


Course Catalogue


Analytical Chemistry Physical Chemistry & Theoretical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry Polymers & Materials Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry Biology & Organic Chemistry

 


Ontario Visiting Graduate Student


The Ontario Visiting Graduate Student Agreement (OVGS) permits a registered student in good academic standing to take a limited number of degree program course requirements at an Ontario university without completing further admission formalities. Graduate course(s) taken through OVGS are subject to the regulations and deadlines of the host institution.These course(s) must be requirements of the U of T degree program, and must not be available at U of T. Normally graduate students should not participate in OVGS in their final year unless the official grade will be received by the SGS final grade and degree recommendation submission deadlines. The graduate student pays tuition fees at U of T as per normal and is classified as a non-degree student at the host university. No tuition fees will be assessed by the host institution; however, applicable incidental fees will be charged. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Core Course Exemption (Doctoral Students)


With the approval by the Graduate Department of Chemistry and the School of Graduate Studies, a student may be exempt from a specific course requirement (generally in this case a core-course) permitting the substitution of another course to meet degree requirements. Overall course credit requirements for the degree are not reduced.

Doctoral students who completed their undergraduate degrees at UoT and who have taken cross-listed courses are eligible to apply for course exemption, if applicable.

To apply for a course exemption, forward the SGS Transfer Credit and/or Exemption form to the Chemistry Graduate Office along with a brief letter of rationale. In the case of substituting a core course, the letter should demonstrate that the substituting course is more appropriate for your research.