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

Hendrick, CE, Bitting, KJ, Cho, S, and Wang, Q. "Site-Selective Copper-Catalyzed Amination and Azidation of Arenes and Heteroarenes via Deprotonative Zincation." Journal of the American Chemical Society 139.33 (August 2017): 11622-11628. Full Text

Colell, JFP, Emondts, M, Logan, AWJ, Shen, K, Bae, J, Shchepin, RV, Ortiz, GX, Spannring, P, Wang, Q, Malcolmson, SJ, Chekmenev, EY, Feiters, MC, Rutjes, FPJT, Blümich, B, Theis, T, and Warren, WS. "Direct Hyperpolarization of Nitrogen-15 in Aqueous Media with Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange." Journal of the American Chemical Society 139.23 (June 2017): 7761-7767. Full Text

Ortiz, GX, Hemric, BN, and Wang, Q. "Direct and Selective 3-Amidation of Indoles Using Electrophilic N-[(Benzenesulfonyl)oxy]amides." Organic letters 19.6 (March 10, 2017): 1314-1317. Full Text

Colell, JFP, Logan, AWJ, Zhou, Z, Shchepin, RV, Barskiy, DA, Ortiz, GX, Wang, Q, Malcolmson, SJ, Chekmenev, EY, Warren, WS, and Theis, T. "Generalizing, Extending, and Maximizing Nitrogen-15 Hyperpolarization Induced by Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange." The journal of physical chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and interfaces 121.12 (March 2017): 6626-6634. Full Text

Hendrick, CE, and Wang, Q. "Emerging Developments Using Nitrogen-Heteroatom Bonds as Amination Reagents in the Synthesis of Aminoarenes." The Journal of organic chemistry 82.2 (January 6, 2017): 839-847. Full Text

Hemric, BN, Shen, K, and Wang, Q. "Copper-Catalyzed Amino Lactonization and Amino Oxygenation of Alkenes Using O-Benzoylhydroxylamines." Journal of the American Chemical Society 138.18 (May 2016): 5813-5816. Full Text

Theis, T, Ortiz, GX, Logan, AWJ, Claytor, KE, Feng, Y, Huhn, WP, Blum, V, Malcolmson, SJ, Chekmenev, EY, Wang, Q, and Warren, WS. "Direct and cost-efficient hyperpolarization of long-lived nuclear spin states on universal (15)N2-diazirine molecular tags." Science advances 2.3 (March 25, 2016): e1501438-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Hemric, BN, and Wang, Q. "Copper-catalyzed intermolecular oxyamination of olefins using carboxylic acids and O-benzoylhydroxylamines." Beilstein journal of organic chemistry 12 (January 7, 2016): 22-28. (letter) Full Text


Wang, Q, Nicholas, H, and Du, L. "DOS-Derived Small-Molecule Probes in Chemical Biology." Diversity-Oriented Synthesis: Basics and Applications in Organic Synthesis, Drug Discovery, and Chemical Biology. Ed. A Trabocchi. (Chapter) Full Text