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

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

Shen, K., and Q. Wang. “Copper-catalyzed aminotrifluoromethylation of alkenes: A facile synthesis of CF3-containing lactams.” Organic Chemistry Frontiers, vol. 3, no. 2, Feb. 2016, pp. 222–26. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c5qo00353a. Full Text

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