Educational Background

  • B.Sc., Lanzhou University
  • M.Sc., Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Ph.D., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Postdoctoral: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Current Research Interests

  • Asymmetric Catalysis; Synthetic Methodology; Chinese Medicine; Cosmetic chemistry.

Selected Publications

Researcher ID: D-9342-2012;ORCID: 0000-0001-9723-4054
  1. Zhou J., Meng L., Lin S., Cai B., Wang J.*, Palladium-catalyzed Enantio-and Regioselective Ring-Opening Hydrophosphinylation of Methylenecyclopropanes. , Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62,
  2. Cai B., Cui Y., Zhou J., Wang Y.-B., Yang L.*, Tan B.*, Wang J.*, Asymmetric Hydrophosphinylation of Alkynes: Facile Access to Axially Chiral Styrene-Phosphines. , Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202215820 (Hot paper, highlighted in Wiley Chem).
  3. Yang Q., Zhou J, Wang J.*, Enantioselective Copper-Catalyzed Hydrophosphination of Alkenyl Isoquinolines. , Chem. Sci. 2023, 14, DOI: 10.1039/D2SC06950D.
  4. Zhou J., Yang Q., Lee C. S.*, Wang J.*, Enantio- and Regioselective Construction of 1,4-Diamines via Cascade Hydroamination of Methylene Cyclopropanes. , Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, (Hot paper, highlighted in Wiley Chem and X-mol).
  5. Yang Q., Wang Z., Hor C. H. H., Xiao H., Bian Z.*, Wang J.*, Asymmetric synthesis of flavanols via Cu-catalyzed kinetic resolution of chromenes and their anti-inflammatory activity., Sci. Adv. 2022, 8, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abm9603.
  6. Gu X., Liu K., Yang L., Xie C., Li M.*, Wang J.*, Nickel-catalyzed Enantioselective α-Heteroarylation of Ketones via C‒F bond Activation to Construct All-Carbon Quaternary Stereocenters., Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 12498–12502.
  7. Li M., Wang J.*, Nickel-Catalyzed Enantioselective C(sp3)–H Arylation of Ketones with Aryl Ethers via Selective CAr–O Cleavage to Construct All-Carbon Quaternary Stereocenters., CCS Chem. 2022, 4, 2921-2929 (highlighted by Prof. Martin Oestreich in Synfacts, 2022, 18, 0400).
  8. Yang Z.-P., Wang J.*, Enantioselective palladium-catalyzed hydrophosphinylation of allenes with phosphine oxides: facile access to chiral allylic phosphine oxides., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 27288 –27292 (highlighted in Wiley Chem and X-mol).
  9. Yang Z., Gu X., Han L.-B., Wang J.* Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrophosphorylation of Alkynes: Facile Access to P‑Stereogenic Phosphinates, Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 7451-7455.
  10. Yang Q., Wang Y., Luo S., Wang J.*, Kinetic Resolution and Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of Chromene by Rh-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydroarylation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 5343-5347 (highlighted by Prof. Mark Lautens in Synfacts, 2019, 15, 5343).
  11. Lu Z., Zhang H., Yang Z., Ding N., Meng L., Wang J.* Asymmetric Hydrophosphination of Heterobicyclic Alkenes: Facile Access to Phosphine Ligands for Asymmetric Catalysis, ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 1457-1463 (highlighted in X-mol).
  12. Qi L.-W., Li S., Xiang S.-H., Wang J.*, Tan B.* Asymmetric construction of atropisomeric biaryls via a redox neutral cross-coupling strategy, Nat. Catal. 2019, 2, 314-323 (highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News).