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 (South Korea) 1995

B.S., Seoul National University (South Korea) 1993

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Biological, Organic

Lee, K., et al. “Stereoselective synthesis of tetrahydropyrans through tandem and organocatalytic oxa-Michael reactions: Synthesis of the tetrahydropyran cores of ent-(+)-sorangicin A.” European Journal of Organic Chemistry, no. 5, Feb. 2012, pp. 1025–32. Scopus, doi:10.1002/ejoc.201101549. Full Text

Lee, Won-Gil, et al. “Immunosuppressive effects of subglutinol derivatives.Chemmedchem, vol. 7, no. 2, Feb. 2012, pp. 218–22. Epmc, doi:10.1002/cmdc.201100409. Full Text

Park, Heekwang, et al. “A formal synthesis of SCH 351448.Organic Letters, vol. 13, no. 14, July 2011, pp. 3742–45. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol201426c. Full Text

Hong, Jiyong. “Role of natural product diversity in chemical biology.Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, vol. 15, no. 3, June 2011, pp. 350–54. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.03.004. Full Text

Kim, H., et al. “Intramolecular Michael reactions of aliphatic aldehyde enolates generated by imidazolium carbenes.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 52, no. 19, May 2011, pp. 2468–70. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.03.008. Full Text

Lee, Kiyoun, et al. “A stereoselective formal synthesis of leucascandrolide A.Organic Letters, vol. 13, no. 10, May 2011, pp. 2722–25. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol200824r. Full Text

Harrington, James M., et al. “Characterization of Fe(III) sequestration by an analog of the cytotoxic siderophore brasilibactin A: implications for the iron transport mechanism in mycobacteria.Metallomics : Integrated Biometal Science, vol. 3, no. 5, May 2011, pp. 464–71. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c0mt00109k. Full Text

Lee, Su-Ui, et al. “In Vitro and In Vivo Osteogenic Activity of Largazole.Acs Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol. 2, no. 3, Mar. 2011, pp. 248–51. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ml1002794. Full Text

Ying, Yongcheng, et al. “Stereoselective synthesis of 2,6-cis- and 2,6-trans-piperidines through organocatalytic aza-Michael reactions: a facile synthesis of (+)-myrtine and (-)-epimyrtine.Organic Letters, vol. 13, no. 4, Feb. 2011, pp. 796–99. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol103064f. Full Text