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Organic Chemistry Lab Workbook

2019 (Second Edition) 252 Pages 

Authors: Goudreau Collison, Cody, Anderson, Edelbach

ISBN: 978-1-59399-642-0

REActivities: Chemistry & Culture
Lab Workbook

2022 (First edition) 145 Pages
Authors: N. Lee, J. Lee, Genchev, Goudreau Collison

ISBN: 978-1-71147-067-2


*indicates undergraduate co-author

Christina Goudreau Collison, Lea Vacca Michel "Looking at your lab through a new lens ", Nat Rev Chem. 2023 Dec; 7(12): 817-818. doi: 10.1038/s41570-023-00529-3. 

Christina Goudreau Collison, "Inclusive teaching at your fingertips", Nat Rev Chem. 2023 May; 7(5): 297-298. doi: 10.1038/s41570-023-00491-0. 

Christina Goudreau Collison, Dina L. Newman, Julia Qingli Biehler*, Micaela Nelson*, Paige O’Brien Daly*, Matthew Jackson*, Cameron Isaac*, Madeline Tebrugge*, Jason Anderson, Brian Edelbach, Douglas Tusch and Jeremy Alan Cody "Reformed Experimental Activities (REActivities): Gauging the Fidelity of Implementation in a Reformed Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory", J. Chem. Educ. 2022 doi: 

Kaitlyn Clark*, Asma Sheikh*, Jennifer Swartzenberg, Ashley Gleason*, Cody Cummings*, Jonathan Dominguez*, Michelle Mailhot*, and Christina Goudreau Collison "Sign Language Incorporation in Chemistry Education (SLICE): Building a Lexicon to Support the Understanding of Organic Chemistry", J. Chem. Educ. 2021 99, 1, 122–128. 

Poornima Kalyanram, Huilin Ma, Shena Marshall, Christina Goudreau, Ana Cartaya*, Tyler Zimmermann*, Istvan Stadler, Shikha Nangia, and Anju Gupta, "Interaction of amphiphilic coumarin with DPPC/ DPPS lipid bilayer: effects of concentration and alkyl tail length" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2020, 22, 15197-15207.

Christina G. Collison, Jeremy Cody, Thomas Kim, Jason Anderson, Brian Edelbach, William Marmor*, Rodgers Kipsang*, Charlie Ayotte*, Daniel Saviola*, and Justin Niziol* “Transforming the Organic Chemistry Lab Experience: Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Reformed Experimental Activities (REActivities)” J. Chem. Educ. 95, 2018 55-61.

Christina G. Collison, Jeremy Cody, Darren Smith, and Jennifer Swartzenberg, “Formalizing the First Day in an Organic Chemistry Laboratory Using a Studio-Based Approach” J. Chem. Educ. 2015,92, 9, 1510-1513.

Collison, C.G.; Cody, J.A.; Stanford, C*., “An SN1-SN2 Lesson in an Organic Chemistry Lab Using a Studio-Based Approach”  J. Chem. Educ. 2012 ,89, 6, 750-754.

 Collison, C.G.; Chen, J.; Walvoord, R.*; “The First Total Synthesis of the Proposed Structure of Montiporyne E” Synthesis, 2006, 14, 2319-2322.

 A. Frontier, C.G. Collison “The Nazarov Cyclization in Organic Synthesis. Recent Advances” Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 7577-7606.

 F.G. Favaloro, C.A. Goudreau, B.P. Mundy, T. Poon,  S. V. Slobodzian “Natural Products via Reetz Chemistry. Synthesis of (±)-Cuparene” Synthetic Commun. 2001, 31, (12), 1847-1855.

 T. Poon, B.P. Mundy, F. Favaloro, A. Greenberg, R. Sullivan, C. Goudreau, “Application of the Reetz Reagent, Dichlorodimethyltitanium, to Develop Sterically Congested Quaternary Centers.   The Synthesis of Herbertene” Synthesis. 1998, 832-834.

 T. Poon, B.P. Mundy, J. McIntyre, L. Woods, F. Favaloro, C. Goudreau, “Kinetic Verses Thermodynamic Control in the Dehydration of 2-methylcyclopentanol” J. Chem. Ed. 1997, 74, 1218-1219.

Invited Reference Articles

Collison, C.G.; Boeckman, R.K., Jr.; "4,5,5-Trimethyl-2-aza-bicyclo[2.2.1]-heptan-3-one" e-EROS, 2008, ARTICLE-RN01053.

Collison, C.G.; Boeckman, R.K., Jr.; "1,7,7-Trimethyl-2-azabicyclo[2.2.1]-heptan-3-one" e-EROS, 2007, ARTICLE – RN00901.

Collison, C.G.; Boeckman, R.K., Jr.; "1,7,7-Trimethyl-3-azabicyclo[2.2.1]-heptan-2-one" e-EROS, 2007, ARTICLE – RN00900.

Contact Info

Dr. Tina Goudreau Collison/ Professor of Chemistry

Rochester Institute of Technology /School of Chemistry and Materials Science

85 Lomb Memorial Drive / Rochester, NY 14623

Office: GOS-3276 / phone: (585)475-2634 / email: