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; Medicinal Chemistry.

Selected Publications

Researcher ID: D-9342-2012;ORCID: 0000-0001-9723-4054
  1. 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).
  2. Yang Z.-P., Du Q.-W., Jiang Y.-X., Wang J.*, Asymmetric access of γ-amino acids and γ-amino phosphonic acid derivatives via copper-catalyzed enantioselective and regioselective hydroamination, CCS Chem. 2021, 3, 2507–2517.
  3. 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.
  4. Jin, M.-Y., Gu, X., Deng, M., Wang, C., Wang J.*, Catalytic Mutual Multicomponent Reaction: Facile Access to α-Trifluoromethylthiolated Ketones, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 10522-10555.
  5. Li, S., Wang, Z., Xiao, H., Bian, Z.*, Wang J.*, Enantioselective synthesis of indole derivatives by Rh/Pd relay catalysis and their anti-inflammatory evaluation, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 7573-7576.
  6. Li S., Yang Q., Bian Z.*, Wang J.*, Rhodium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydroselenation of Heterobicyclic Alkenes, Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 2781−2785.
  7. Meng L., Ngai K. Y., Chang X., Lin Z.*, Wang J.* Cu(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Alkynylation of Thiochromones, Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 1155−1159.
  8. 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 in Synfacts, 2019, 15, 5343).
  9. 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).
  10. Zhang L., Xiang S.-H., Wang J.*, Xiao J., Wang J.-Q., Tan B.* Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Atroposelective Construction of Axially Chiral Arylpyrroles, Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, 566-575 (Highlighted in CBG news).
  11. 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, 314-323 (Highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News).
  12. L. M., Wang J.*, Cobalt-Catalyzed Direct C−H Thiolation of Aromatic Amides with Disulfides: Application to the Synthesis of Quetiapine. Org. Lett. 2019, 20, 6490-6493 (Highlighted in Synfacts, 2019, 15, 0012).