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, SL, and Wang, Q. "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) 53.7 (February 2014): 1867-1871. Full Text

Ortiz, GX, Kang, B, and Wang, Q. "One-pot synthesis of 3-azido- and 3-aminopiperidines by intramolecular cyclization of unsaturated amines." The Journal of Organic Chemistry 79.2 (January 3, 2014): 571-581. Full Text

Hendrick, CE, McDonald, SL, and Wang, Q. "Insertion of arynes into N-halo bonds: a direct approach to o-haloaminoarenes." Organic Letters 15.13 (July 2013): 3444-3447. Full Text

Feng, Y, Theis, T, Liang, X, Wang, Q, Zhou, P, and Warren, WS. "Storage of hydrogen spin polarization in long-lived 13C2 singlet order and implications for hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135.26 (July 2013): 9632-9635. Full Text

Yuan, Y, Tang, AJ, Castoreno, AB, Kuo, S-Y, Wang, Q, Kuballa, P, Xavier, R, Shamji, AF, Schreiber, SL, and Wagner, BK. "Gossypol and an HMT G9a inhibitor act in synergy to induce cell death in pancreatic cancer cells." Cell Death & Disease 4 (June 27, 2013): e690-null. Full Text

Huang, H-T, Lacy, TC, Błachut, B, Ortiz, GX, and Wang, Q. "An efficient synthesis of fluorinated azaheterocycles by aminocyclization of alkenes." Organic Letters 15.8 (April 2013): 1818-1821. Full Text

Yuan, Y, Wang, Q, Paulk, J, Kubicek, S, Kemp, MM, Adams, DJ, Shamji, AF, Wagner, BK, and Schreiber, SL. "A small-molecule probe of the histone methyltransferase G9a induces cellular senescence in pancreatic adenocarcinoma." Acs Chemical Biology 7.7 (July 2012): 1152-1157. Full Text

Kemp, MM, Wang, Q, Fuller, JH, West, N, Martinez, NM, Morse, EM, Weïwer, M, Schreiber, SL, Bradner, JE, and Koehler, AN. "A novel HDAC inhibitor with a hydroxy-pyrimidine scaffold." Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 21.14 (2011): 4164-4169. Full Text

Wang, Q, and Schreiber, SL. "Copper-mediated amidation of heterocyclic and aromatic C-H bonds." Organic Letters 11.22 (2009): 5178-5180. Full Text

Sun, C, Wang, Q, Brubaker, JD, Wright, PM, Lerner, CD, Noson, K, Charest, M, Siegel, DR, Wang, Y-M, and Myers, AG. "“A robust platform for the synthesis of new tetracycline antibiotics." J. Am. Chem. Soc 130 (2008): 17913-. (Academic Article)