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

Hemric, Brett N., and Qiu Wang. “Copper-catalyzed intermolecular oxyamination of olefins using carboxylic acids and O-benzoylhydroxylamines..” Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 12, Jan. 2016, pp. 22–28. Epmc, doi:10.3762/bjoc.12.4. Full Text

Chen, Zhilong, and Qiu Wang. “Synthesis of o-Aminophenols via a Formal Insertion Reaction of Arynes into Hydroxyindolinones..” Organic Letters, vol. 17, no. 24, Dec. 2015, pp. 6130–33. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.orglett.5b03147. Full Text

Shen, Kun, and Qiu Wang. “Copper-catalyzed diamination of unactivated alkenes with hydroxylamines..” Chemical Science, vol. 6, no. 7, July 2015, pp. 4279–83. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c5sc00897b. Full Text

McDonald, Stacey L., et al. “Copper-Catalyzed Electrophilic Amination of Heteroaromatic and Aromatic C-H Bonds via TMPZnCl•LiCl Mediated Metalation..” Organic Syntheses; an Annual Publication of Satisfactory Methods for the Preparation of Organic Chemicals, vol. 92, Jan. 2015, pp. 356–72. Epmc, doi:10.15227/orgsyn.092.0356. Full Text

Hendrick, Charles E., and Qiu Wang. “Synthesis of ortho-haloaminoarenes by aryne insertion of nitrogen-halide bonds..” The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 80, no. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 1059–69. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jo502541t. Full Text

McDonald, S. L., and Q. Wang. “α-Amination of Phosphonates: A Direct Synthesis of α-Amino Phosphonic Acids and Their Derivatives.” Synlett, July 2014. Scopus, doi:10.1055/s-0034-1378324. Full Text

Feng, Yu-Xiong, et al. “Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition activates PERK-eIF2α and sensitizes cells to endoplasmic reticulum stress..” Cancer Discovery, vol. 4, no. 6, June 2014, pp. 702–15. Epmc, doi:10.1158/2159-8290.cd-13-0945. Full Text

McDonald, Stacey L., et al. “Copper-catalyzed electrophilic amination of heteroarenes and arenes by C-H zincation..” Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 53, no. 18, Apr. 2014, pp. 4667–70. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.201311029. Full Text

Wang, Bin, et al. “Microtubule acetylation amplifies p38 kinase signalling and anti-inflammatory IL-10 production..” Nat Commun, vol. 5, Mar. 2014. Pubmed, doi:10.1038/ncomms4479. Full Text

McDonald, Stacey L., and Qiu Wang. “Selective α-amination and α-acylation of esters and amides via dual reactivity of O-acylhydroxylamines toward zinc enolates..” Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England), vol. 50, no. 19, Mar. 2014, pp. 2535–38. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c3cc49296f. Full Text