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. 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, (IF 9.969).
  2. 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 (IF 14.972).
  3. 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, (IF 16.823, Hot paper, highlighted in Wiley Chem and X-mol).
  4. Zhang Y., Jiang Y., Li M., Huang Z., Wang J.*, Palladium-Catalyzed Diastereo- and Enantioselective Desymmetric Hydrophosphination of Cyclopropenes., Chem. Catal. 2022, (Invited paper for special issue on asymmetric catalysis, New journal of Cell Press).
  5. 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, DOI: 10.31635/ccschem.022.202101611 (New flagship journal of the CCS, highlighted by Prof. Martin Oestreich in Synfacts, 2022, 18, 0400).
  6. 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. 2022, 4, 1901–1911(New flagship journal of the CCS).
  7. 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 (IF 16.823, highlighted in Wiley Chem and X-mol).
  8. 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 (IF 9.969).
  9. 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 (IF 16.823, highlighted by Prof. Mark Lautens in Synfacts, 2019, 15, 5343).
  10. 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 (IF 13.700, highlighted in X-mol).
  11. 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 (IF 17.674, highlighted in CBG news).
  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, 314-323 (IF 40.706, highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News).