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

McDonald, Stacey L., and Qiu Wang. “Copper-catalyzed α-amination of phosphonates and phosphine oxides: a direct approach to α-amino phosphonic acids and derivatives..” Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 53, no. 7, Feb. 2014, pp. 1867–71. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.201308890. Full Text

Ortiz, Gerardo X., et al. “One-pot synthesis of 3-azido- and 3-aminopiperidines by intramolecular cyclization of unsaturated amines..” The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 79, no. 2, Jan. 2014, pp. 571–81. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jo4022666. Full Text

Feng, Yesu, et al. “Storage of hydrogen spin polarization in long-lived 13C2 singlet order and implications for hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging..” J Am Chem Soc, vol. 135, no. 26, July 2013, pp. 9632–35. Pubmed, doi:10.1021/ja404936p. Full Text

Hendrick, Charles E., et al. “Insertion of arynes into N-halo bonds: a direct approach to o-haloaminoarenes..” Organic Letters, vol. 15, no. 13, July 2013, pp. 3444–47. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol401518c. Full Text

Yuan, Y., et al. “Gossypol and an HMT G9a inhibitor act in synergy to induce cell death in pancreatic cancer cells..” Cell Death & Disease, vol. 4, June 2013. Epmc, doi:10.1038/cddis.2013.191. Full Text

Huang, Hai-Tsang, et al. “An efficient synthesis of fluorinated azaheterocycles by aminocyclization of alkenes..” Organic Letters, vol. 15, no. 8, Apr. 2013, pp. 1818–21. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol4003866. Full Text

Yuan, Yuan, et al. “A small-molecule probe of the histone methyltransferase G9a induces cellular senescence in pancreatic adenocarcinoma..” Acs Chemical Biology, vol. 7, no. 7, July 2012, pp. 1152–57. Epmc, doi:10.1021/cb300139y. Full Text

Kemp, Melissa M., et al. “A novel HDAC inhibitor with a hydroxy-pyrimidine scaffold..” Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol. 21, no. 14, July 2011, pp. 4164–69. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.bmcl.2011.05.098. Full Text

Wang, Qiu, and Stuart L. Schreiber. “Copper-mediated amidation of heterocyclic and aromatic C-H bonds..” Organic Letters, vol. 11, no. 22, Nov. 2009, pp. 5178–80. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol902079g. Full Text

Sun, Cuixiang, et al. “A robust platform for the synthesis of new tetracycline antibiotics..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 130, no. 52, Dec. 2008, pp. 17913–27. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja806629e. Full Text