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, BN, and Wang, Q. "Copper-catalyzed intermolecular oxyamination of olefins using carboxylic acids and O-benzoylhydroxylamines." Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 12 (January 7, 2016): 22-28. (Letter) Full Text

Chen, Z, and Wang, Q. "Synthesis of o-Aminophenols via a Formal Insertion Reaction of Arynes into Hydroxyindolinones." Organic Letters 17.24 (December 8, 2015): 6130-6133. Full Text

Shen, K, and Wang, Q. "Copper-catalyzed diamination of unactivated alkenes with hydroxylamines." Chemical Science 6.7 (July 2015): 4279-4283. Full Text

McDonald, SL, Hendrick, CE, Bitting, KJ, and Wang, Q. "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 92 (January 2015): 356-372. Full Text

Hendrick, CE, and Wang, Q. "Synthesis of ortho-haloaminoarenes by aryne insertion of nitrogen-halide bonds." The Journal of Organic Chemistry 80.2 (January 2015): 1059-1069. Full Text

Feng, Y-X, Sokol, ES, Del Vecchio, CA, Sanduja, S, Claessen, JHL, Proia, TA, Jin, DX, Reinhardt, F, Ploegh, HL, Wang, Q, and Gupta, PB. "Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition activates PERK-eIF2α and sensitizes cells to endoplasmic reticulum stress." Cancer Discovery 4.6 (June 2014): 702-715. Full Text

McDonald, SL, Hendrick, CE, and Wang, Q. "Copper-catalyzed electrophilic amination of heteroarenes and arenes by C-H zincation." Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English) 53.18 (April 2014): 4667-4670. Full Text

Wang, B, Rao, Y-H, Inoue, M, Hao, R, Lai, C-H, Chen, D, McDonald, SL, Choi, M-C, Wang, Q, Shinohara, ML, and Yao, T-P. "Microtubule acetylation amplifies p38 kinase signalling and anti-inflammatory IL-10 production." Nature Communications 5 (March 17, 2014): 3479-null. Full Text

McDonald, SL, and Wang, Q. "Selective α-amination and α-acylation of esters and amides via dual reactivity of O-acylhydroxylamines toward zinc enolates." Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England) 50.19 (March 2014): 2535-2538. Full Text