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

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, p. 3479. 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

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, p. e690. 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