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

Ying, Y., and J. Hong. “Synthesis of brasilibactin A and confirmation of absolute configuration of β-hydroxy acid fragment.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 48, no. 46, Nov. 2007, pp. 8104–07. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2007.09.112. Full Text

Lee, Jongkook, et al. “A small-molecule antagonist of the hedgehog signaling pathway..” Chembiochem : A European Journal of Chemical Biology, vol. 8, no. 16, Nov. 2007, pp. 1916–19. Epmc, doi:10.1002/cbic.200700403. Full Text

Hong, Jiyong, et al. “Identification and characterization of small-molecule inducers of epidermal keratinocyte differentiation..” Acs Chemical Biology, vol. 2, no. 3, Mar. 2007, pp. 171–75. Epmc, doi:10.1021/cb600435t. Full Text

Collins, Cynthia S., et al. “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, vol. 103, no. 10, Mar. 2006, pp. 3775–80. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.0600040103. Full Text

Lee, Jongkook, and Jiyong Hong. “First synthesis and structural elucidation of (-)-presphaerene..” The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 69, no. 19, Sept. 2004, pp. 6433–40. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jo049351c. Full Text

Boger, D. L., and J. Hong. “Asymmetric total synthesis of ent-(-)-roseophilin: assignment of absolute configuration..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 123, no. 35, Sept. 2001, pp. 8515–19. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja011271s. Full Text

Boger, D. L., et al. “Total synthesis of phomazarin.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 121, no. 11, Mar. 1999, pp. 2471–77. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja983631q. Full Text

Kim, D., et al. “An asymmetric synthesis of (+)-isonitramine by 'triple allylic strain-controlled' intramolecular SN2' alkylation.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 37, no. 9, Feb. 1996, pp. 1433–34. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0040-4039(96)00023-8. Full Text

Boger, D. L., and J. Hong. “Total synthesis of nothapodytine b and (-)-mappicine.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 120, no. 6, Feb. 1998, pp. 1218–22. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja973007y. Full Text