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

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

McDonald, SL, and Wang, Q. "Copper-catalyzed α-amination of phosphonates and phosphine oxides: a direct approach to α-amino phosphonic acids and derivatives." Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English) 53.7 (February 2014): 1867-1871. Full Text

Ortiz, GX, Kang, B, and Wang, Q. "One-pot synthesis of 3-azido- and 3-aminopiperidines by intramolecular cyclization of unsaturated amines." J Org Chem 79.2 (January 17, 2014): 571-581. Full Text

Hendrick, CE, McDonald, SL, and Wang, Q. "Insertion of arynes into N-halo bonds: a direct approach to o-haloaminoarenes." Org Lett 15.13 (July 5, 2013): 3444-3447. Full Text

Feng, Y, Theis, T, Liang, X, Wang, Q, Zhou, P, and Warren, WS. "Storage of hydrogen spin polarization in long-lived 13C2 singlet order and implications for hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135.26 (July 2013): 9632-9635. Full Text

Yuan, Y, Tang, AJ, Castoreno, AB, Kuo, S-Y, Wang, Q, Kuballa, P, Xavier, R, Shamji, AF, Schreiber, SL, and Wagner, BK. "Gossypol and an HMT G9a inhibitor act in synergy to induce cell death in pancreatic cancer cells." Cell death & disease 4 (June 27, 2013): e690-. Full Text