Back
Return
Biography

Dr. Chuan Wang

Chemistry Department

The University of Chicago, USA


Email: chuanwang@uchicago.edu, wangchuan1980@googlemail.com


Qualifications

2010 Ph.D., RWTH Aachen, Germany, Organic Chemistry

2007 M.Sc., the University of Göttingen, Germany, Organic Chemistry

2002 B.Sc., Tongji University, China, Chemistry


Publications (Selected)

  1. Organocatalytic asymmetric domino reactions: a Michael addition/aldehyde α-alkylation cascade, D. Enders*, C. Wang, J. W. Bats, Angew. Chem. 2008, 120, 7649; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 7539.
  2. Asymmetric synthesis of functionalized 3,4-dihydronaphthalenes via an  organocatalytic domino nitroalkane-Michael/aldol condensation reaction, D. Enders*, C. Wang, J. W. Bats, Synlett, 2009, 1777.
  3. Enantioselective synthesis of 3H-pyrrolo[1,2-a]indole-2-carbaldehydes via an organocatalytic domino aza-Michael/aldol condensation reaction, D. Enders*, C. Wang, G. Raabe, Synthesis 2009, 41, 4119.
  4. Organocatalytic asymmetric aza-Michael additions, D. Enders*, C. Wang, J. X. Liebich, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 11058.
  5. Organocatalytic asymmetric Synthesis of polyfunctionalized 3- (cyclohexenylmethyl)- indoles via a quadruple domino Friedel – Crafts - type/Michael/Michael/aldol condensation reaction, D. Enders*, C. Wang, M. Mukanova, A. Greb, Chem. Commun. 2010, 2447.
  6. Asymmetric synthesis of 2, 3, 4-trisubstituted functionalized tetrahydrofurans via an organocatalytic Michael addition as key step, D. Enders*, C. Wang, A. Greb, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2010, 352, 987.
  7. Asymmetric synthesis of cis-3,4-disubstituted chromans and dihydrocoumarins via an organocatalytic Michael/hemiacetalization reaction, D. Enders*, C. Wang, X. Yang, G. Raabe, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2010, 352, 2869.
  8. One pot organocatalytic asymmetric synthesis of 1H-pyrrolo[1,2a]indol-3(2H)-ones via a Michael/hemiaminalization/oxidation sequence, D. Enders*, C. Wang, X. Yang, G. Raabe, Synlett 2011, special cluster for proline and proline-based organocatalysis, 469.
  9. Dienamine activation in the organocatalytic asymmetric synthesis of cis-3,4-difunctionalized chromans and dihydrocoumarins, D. Enders*, X. Yang, C. Wang, G. Raabe, J. Runsik, Chem. Asian J. 2011, 6, 2255.
  10. Laccase-catalyzed 3-arylation of 3-substituted oxindoles, J. Pietruszka*, C. Wang, ChemCatChem 2012, 4, 782.
  11. Asymmetric Michael addition of N-Boc protected oxindoles to nitroalkenes catalyzed by a chiral secondary amine, C. Wang, X. Yang, D. Enders*, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 4832.
  12. A short asymmetric synthesis of the benzopzrano [3, 4-c] pzrrolidine core via an organocatalytic domino oxa-Michael/Michael reaction, C. Wang, X. Yang, G. Raabe, D. Enders*, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2012, 354, 2629.
  13. Organocatalztic asymmetric synthesis of 3-sulfenylated N-Boc-protected oxindoles, C. Wang, X. Yang, C. C. J. Loh, G. Raabe, D. Enders*, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 11531.
  14. Laccase-catalyzed α-arylation of cyclic ß-dicarbonyl compounds, J. Pietruszka*, C. Wang, Green Chem. 2012, 14, 2402.
  15. Secondary-amine-catalyzed asymmetric Michael addition of N-tert-butoxycarbonyl- protected oxindoles to maleimides, X. Yang, C. Wang, Q. Ni, D. Enders*, Synthesis 2012, 44, 2601.
  16. Tungsten-catalyzed asymmetric epoxidation of allylic and homoallylic alcohols with Hydrogen Peroxide, C. Wang, H. Yamamoto*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 1222.
  17. Tungsten-catalyzed regioselective and stereospecific ring-opening of 2,3-epoxy alcohols and 2,3-epoxy sulfonamides, C. Wang, H. Yamamoto*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6888.