Faculty Profiles

Qiu Wang
Robert R. & Katherine B. Penn Associate Professor
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

Shen, Kun, and Qiu Wang. “Copper-Catalyzed Alkene Aminoazidation as a Rapid Entry to 1,2-Diamines and Installation of an Azide Reporter onto Azahetereocycles.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 139, no. 37, Sept. 2017, pp. 13110–16. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.7b06852. Full Text

Shen, Kun, et al. “Diazirines as Potential Molecular Imaging Tags: Probing the Requirements for Efficient and Long-Lived SABRE-Induced Hyperpolarization.Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 56, no. 40, Sept. 2017, pp. 12112–16. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.201704970. Full Text

Hendrick, Charles E., et al. “Site-Selective Copper-Catalyzed Amination and Azidation of Arenes and Heteroarenes via Deprotonative Zincation.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 139, no. 33, Aug. 2017, pp. 11622–28. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.7b07661. Full Text

Colell, Johannes F. P., et al. “Direct Hyperpolarization of Nitrogen-15 in Aqueous Media with Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 139, no. 23, June 2017, pp. 7761–67. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.7b00569. Full Text

Ortiz, Gerardo X., et al. “Direct and Selective 3-Amidation of Indoles Using Electrophilic N-[(Benzenesulfonyl)oxy]amides.Organic Letters, vol. 19, no. 6, Mar. 2017, pp. 1314–17. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00358. Full Text

Colell, Johannes F. P., et al. “Generalizing, Extending, and Maximizing Nitrogen-15 Hyperpolarization Induced by Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and Interfaces, vol. 121, no. 12, Mar. 2017, pp. 6626–34. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12097. Full Text

Hendrick, Charles E., and Qiu Wang. “Emerging Developments Using Nitrogen-Heteroatom Bonds as Amination Reagents in the Synthesis of Aminoarenes.The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 82, no. 2, Jan. 2017, pp. 839–47. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.joc.6b02792. Full Text

Liu, Chuan, and Qiu Wang. “Arylation, Vinylation, and Alkynylation of Electron-Deficient (Hetero)arenes Using Iodonium Salts.Organic Letters, vol. 18, no. 19, Oct. 2016, pp. 5118–21. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02550. Full Text

Hemric, Brett N., et al. “Copper-Catalyzed Amino Lactonization and Amino Oxygenation of Alkenes Using O-Benzoylhydroxylamines.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 138, no. 18, May 2016, pp. 5813–16. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.6b02840. Full Text

Theis, Thomas, et al. “Direct and cost-efficient hyperpolarization of long-lived nuclear spin states on universal (15)N2-diazirine molecular tags.Science Advances, vol. 2, no. 3, Mar. 2016, p. e1501438. Epmc, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501438. Full Text Open Access Copy