Faculty Profiles

Jiyong Hong
Professor of Chemistry
3220 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1545
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute 2001

M.S., Seoul National University 1995

B.S., Seoul National University 1993

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Biological, Organic

Lee, J, Wu, X, Pasca di Magliano, M, Peters, EC, Wang, Y, Hong, J, Hebrok, M, Ding, S, Cho, CY, and Schultz, PG. "A small-molecule antagonist of the hedgehog signaling pathway." Chembiochem : a European Journal of Chemical Biology 8.16 (November 2007): 1916-1919. Full Text

Hong, J, Lee, J, Min, KH, Walker, JR, Peters, EC, Gray, NS, Cho, CY, and Schultz, PG. "Identification and characterization of small-molecule inducers of epidermal keratinocyte differentiation." Acs Chemical Biology 2.3 (March 9, 2007): 171-175. Full Text

Collins, CS, Hong, J, Sapinoso, L, Zhou, Y, Liu, Z, Micklash, K, Schultz, PG, and Hampton, GM. "A small interfering RNA screen for modulators of tumor cell motility identifies MAP4K4 as a promigratory kinase." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103.10 (March 2006): 3775-3780. Full Text

Lee, J, and Hong, J. "First synthesis and structural elucidation of (-)-presphaerene." Journal of Organic Chemistry 69.19 (2004): 6433-6440. Full Text

Boger, DL, and Hong, J. "Asymmetric total synthesis of ent-(-)-roseophilin: assignment of absolute configuration." Journal of the American Chemical Society 123.35 (September 2001): 8515-8519. Full Text

Boger, DL, Hong, J, Hikota, M, and Ishida, M. "Total synthesis of phomazarin." Journal of the American Chemical Society 121.11 (March 24, 1999): 2471-2477. Full Text

Kim, D, Choi, WJ, Hong, JY, Park, Y, and Kim, YB. "An asymmetric synthesis of (+)-isonitramine by 'triple allylic strain-controlled' intramolecular SN2' alkylation." Tetrahedron Letters 37.9 (February 26, 1996): 1433-1434. Full Text

Boger, DL, and Hong, J. "Total synthesis of nothapodytine b and (-)-mappicine." Journal of the American Chemical Society 120.6 (February 18, 1998): 1218-1222. Full Text