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

Huang, H-T, Lacy, TC, Błachut, B, Ortiz, GX, and Wang, Q. "An efficient synthesis of fluorinated azaheterocycles by aminocyclization of alkenes." Org Lett 15.8 (April 19, 2013): 1818-1821. Full Text

Yuan, Y, Wang, Q, Paulk, J, Kubicek, S, Kemp, MM, Adams, DJ, Shamji, AF, Wagner, BK, and Schreiber, SL. "A small-molecule probe of the histone methyltransferase G9a induces cellular senescence in pancreatic adenocarcinoma." ACS Chemical Biology 7.7 (2012): 1152-1157. Full Text

Kemp, MM, Wang, Q, Fuller, JH, West, N, Martinez, NM, Morse, EM, Weïwer, M, Schreiber, SL, Bradner, JE, and Koehler, AN. "A novel HDAC inhibitor with a hydroxy-pyrimidine scaffold." Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 21.14 (2011): 4164-4169. Full Text

Wang, Q, and Schreiber, SL. "Copper-mediated amidation of heterocyclic and aromatic C-H bonds." Organic Letters 11.22 (2009): 5178-5180. Full Text

Sun, C, Wang, Q, Brubaker, JD, Wright, PM, Lerner, CD, Noson, K, Charest, M, Siegel, DR, Wang, Y-M, and Myers, AG. "“A robust platform for the synthesis of new tetracycline antibiotics." J. Am. Chem. Soc 130 (2008): 17913-. (Academic Article)

Padwa, A, Nara, S, and Wang, Q. "Additive Pummerer reaction of heteroaromatic sulfilimines with carbon nucleophiles." Tetrahedron Letters 47.4 (2006): 595-597. Full Text

Wang, Q, Nara, S, and Padwa, A. "A new synthesis of γ-lactams based on the reaction of vinyl sulfilimines with dichloroketene." Organic Letters 7.5 (2005): 839-841. Full Text