Chen Gong

Chen Gong
Doctor degree professor
Chen Gong,Doctor degree,professor,Institute of Elemento-organic Chemistry,graduated from Columbia University, USA
Special Talent:Cheung Kong Young Scholar,Distinguished Young Scholars
Address:LianheLou D503, NO. 94 Weijin Road, Tianjin 300071, China
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Research Interest:

Synthetic methodology, Total Synthesis, Carbohydrate chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology


1994-1998 Nanjing University

1999-2004 Columbia University, USA

2005-2008 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

2008-2015 The Pennsylvania State University

2015-present Nankai University

Honors and Awards

2017,Distinguished Young Scholars

2014,Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professor Association (CAPA) Distinguished Junior Faculty Award

2013,Amgen Young Investigator Award

2012,Thieme Chemistry Journal Award

2011,National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award

Scientific Achievements & Selected Publications

1. Xuekai Zhang, Gang Lu, Meng Sun, Madhu Mahankali, Yanfei Ma, Mingming Zhang, Wangde Hua, Yuting Hu, Qingbing Wang, Jinghuo Chen, Gang He*, Xiangbing Qi*, Weijun Shen*, Peng Liu* and Gong Chen*. A General ******** for Synthesis of Cyclophane-Braced Peptide Macrocycles via Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular sp3 C-H Arylation. Nature Chem. 2017, accepted.

2. Guo-Xing Li, Cristian A Morales-Rivera, Fang Gao, Yaxin Wang, Gang He, Peng Liu,* and Gong Chen*. A Unified Ph otoredox-Catalysis ******** for C(sp3)-H Hydroxylation and Amidation Using Hypervalent Iodine. Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 7180-7185.

3. Hao Wang, Hua-Rong Tong, Gang He*, and Gong Chen*. An Enantioselective Bidentate Auxiliary Directed Palladium- Catalyzed Benzylic C H Arylation of Amines Using a BINOL Phosphate Ligand. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15387-15391.

4. Guo-Xing Li, Cristian A Morales-Rivera, Yaxin Wang, Fang Gao, Gang He, Peng Liu,* and Gong Chen*. Photoredox-Mediated Minisci C–H Alkylation of N-Heteroarenes Using Boronic Acids and Hypervalent Iodine. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6407-6412.

5. Gang He,* Gang Lu, Zhengwei Guo, Peng Liu,* and Gong Chen*. Benzazetidine Synthesis via Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular C-H Amination. Nature Chem. 2016, 8, 1131-1136.

6. Gang He, Bo Wang, William A Nack, and Gong Chen*. Syntheses and Transformations of α-Amino Acids via Palladium-Catalyzed Auxiliary-Directed sp3 C-H Functionalization. Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, 49, 635-645.

7. Bo Wang, Yunpeng Liu, Rui Jiao, Yiqing Feng, Qiong Li, Chen Chen, Long Liu, Gang He, and Gong Chen*. Total Synthesis of Mannopeptimycins α and β. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3926-3932,

8. Yaxin Wang, Guo-Xing Li, Guohui Yang, Gang He, and Gong Chen*. A Visible-Light-Promoted Radical Reaction System for Azidation and Halogenation of Tertiary Aliphatic C-H Bonds. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 2679-2683.

Professional Cultivation

4 Master students, 6 Phd Students