Faculty Profiles

Qiu Wang
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
2102 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-1648



Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry, Harvard University 2007 - 2011

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry, Harvard University 2005 - 2007

Ph.D., Emory University 2005

B.S., Wuhan University (China) 1999

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Organic

Chen, Z, and Wang, Q. "Synthesis of o-Aminophenols via a Formal Insertion Reaction of Arynes into Hydroxyindolinones." Organic letters 17.24 (December 8, 2015): 6130-6133. Full Text

Shi, Q, Wang, Q, Li, J, Zhou, X, Fan, H, Wang, F, Liu, H, Sun, X, and Sun, X. "A2E Suppresses Regulatory Function of RPE Cells in Th1 Cell Differentiation Via Production of IL-1β and Inhibition of PGE2." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 56.13 (December 2015): 7728-7738. Full Text

Hendrick, CE, and Wang, Q. "Synthesis of ortho-haloaminoarenes by aryne insertion of nitrogen-halide bonds." The Journal of organic chemistry 80.2 (January 2015): 1059-1069. Full Text

McDonald, SL, Hendrick, CE, Bitting, KJ, and Wang, Q. "Copper-Catalyzed Electrophilic Amination of Heteroaromatic and Aromatic C-H Bonds via TMPZnCl•LiCl Mediated Metalation." Organic syntheses; an annual publication of satisfactory methods for the preparation of organic chemicals 92 (January 2015): 356-372. Full Text

Shen, K, and Wang, Q. "Copper-catalyzed diamination of unactivated alkenes with hydroxylamines." Chem. Sci. 6.7 (2015): 4279-4283. Full Text

McDonald, S, and Wang, Q. "α-Amination of Phosphonates: A Direct Synthesis of α-Amino Phosphonic Acids and Their Derivatives." Synlett 25.16 (September 18, 2014): 2233-2238. Full Text

Feng, Y-X, Sokol, ES, Del Vecchio, CA, Sanduja, S, Claessen, JHL, Proia, TA, Jin, DX, Reinhardt, F, Ploegh, HL, Wang, Q, and Gupta, PB. "Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition activates PERK-eIF2α and sensitizes cells to endoplasmic reticulum stress." Cancer discovery 4.6 (June 2014): 702-715. Full Text

McDonald, SL, Hendrick, CE, and Wang, Q. "Copper-catalyzed electrophilic amination of heteroarenes and arenes by C-H zincation." Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English) 53.18 (April 2014): 4667-4670. Full Text

Wang, B, Rao, Y-H, Inoue, M, Hao, R, Lai, C-H, Chen, D, McDonald, SL, Choi, M-C, Wang, Q, Shinohara, ML, and Yao, T-P. "Microtubule acetylation amplifies p38 kinase signalling and anti-inflammatory IL-10 production." Nature communications 5 (March 17, 2014): 3479-. Full Text

McDonald, SL, and Wang, Q. "Selective α-amination and α-acylation of esters and amides via dual reactivity of O-acylhydroxylamines toward zinc enolates." Chemical communications (Cambridge, England) 50.19 (March 2014): 2535-2538. Full Text