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Synthetic Organic Chemist was asked...August 28, 2020

Provide a synthetic route to a multichiral complex organic compound. Imagine coming off the train and being presented with that.

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Pointless and invalid exercise as the interviewer demanded a specific answer. No scope for exploring other routes or valid chemistry. Still no feedback from the company, and my transport costs have still not been met. Less

GL Chemtec International

What is your training and work history?

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I can efficiently handle GC, GCMS, LCMS, HPLC, NMR, UV, IR. I did workshops in this instruments.I can able to solve industrial issues like purification, separation of isomers by using heterogeneous solid catalysts, which is also establish green methodology, and environment friendly environment. Less

Teva Pharmaceuticals

professional questions about my previous work, my strong and weak points

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Toronto Research Chemicals

Basic organic chemistry to retrosynthesi is of given molecules

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~90 % answered

Cambridge Isotope Laboratories

They asked me to take a short quiz, which was the hardest part but still fairly easy.

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Pulled out relevant chemical knowledge on gas chemistry and NMR spectra.

GL Chemtec International

Synthesis pathway for an organic molecule

GL Chemtec International

Questions were more absurd than difficult.


How do you synthetize this compound using only 2 reagents?


What made you interested in Neubase?

Cambridge Isotope Laboratories

Asked me how I would synthesise some organic molecules. A retro synthetic analysis

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