Wei Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow

City/country of origin
Xinyang City, China
Basketball, Calligraphy, Poem composing, Singing
Places You Like
Woods and mountains
Where for a big vacation
The moon
What are your strong points?
Taking advices
Music: what is some intense music for intense lab work?
Jay Chou
What are people in the lab doing?
What was surprising about the suga lab
What was surprising about the suga lab
Number of equipment
Original motivation towards science?
A few words for future lab mates
It is superb for research
Science is…….
A way to predict and change the future

Education & professional career

Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioorganic Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Advisor: Prof. Hiroaki Suga
PhD in Organic Chemistry, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany. Advisor: Prof. Lutz Ackermann
M.Sc. in Medicinal Chemistry, Peking University, China. Advisor: Prof. Ping Xu
B.Sc. in Pharmacy, Henan University, China.


"Peptide Late-Stage Diversifications by Rhodium-Catalyzed Tryptophan C7 Amidation."
W. Wang; J. Wu; R. Kuniyil; A. Kopp; R.N. Lima; L. Ackermann
Chem, (2020)
"Glycopeptides by Linch-Pin C−H Activations for Peptide-Carbohydrate Conjugation by Manganese(I)-Catalysis."
W. Wang; P. Subramanian; O. Martinazzoli; J. Wu; L. Ackermann
Chemistry – A European Journal, 25, 10585-10589 (2019)
"BODIPY-Labeled Cyclobutanes by Secondary C(sp3)−H Arylations for Live-Cell Imaging."
M. Virelli; W. Wang; R. Kuniyil; J. Wu; G. Zanoni; A. Fernandez; J. Scott; M. Vendrell; L. Ackermann
Chemistry – A European Journal, 25, 12712-12718 (2019)
"BODIPY Peptide Labeling by Late-Stage C(sp3)−H Activation."
W. Wang; M.M. Lorion; O. Martinazzoli; L. Ackermann
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57, 10554-10558 (2018)
"Late-Stage Peptide Diversification by Position-Selective C−H Activation."
W. Wang; M.M. Lorion; J. Shah; A.R. Kapdi; L. Ackermann
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57, 14700-14717 (2018)
"Internal Peptide Late-Stage Diversification: Peptide-Isosteric Triazoles for Primary and Secondary C(sp3)−H Activation."
M. Bauer; W. Wang; M.M. Lorion; C. Dong; L. Ackermann
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57, 203-207 (2018)
"Development of novel proteasome inhibitors based on phthalazinone scaffold."
L. Yang; W. Wang; Q. Sun; F. Xu; Y. Niu; C. Wang; L. Liang; P. Xu
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 26, 2801-2805 (2016)
"Ruthenium-Catalyzed Switchable N–H/C–H Alkenylation of 6-Phenyl(dihydro)pyridazinones with Alkynes."
W. Wang; L. Liang; F. Xu; W. Huang; Y. Niu; Q. Sun; P. Xu
European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2014, 6863-6867 (2014)
"Relay Catalysis by a Multifunctional Cu Catalyst in a Tandem Dehydro-/Dehalogenation Sequence along with N-Arylation."
L. Liang; W. Wang; F. Xu; Y. Niu; Q. Sun; P. Xu
Organic Letters, 15, 2770-2773 (2013)
"Rational Design, Green Synthesis, and Initial Evaluation of a Series of Full-Color Tunable Fluorescent Dyes Enabled by the Copper-Catalyzed N-Arylation of 6-Phenyl Pyridazinones and Their Application in Cell Imaging."
L. Liang; W. Wang; J. Wu; F. Xu; Y. Niu; B. Xu; P. Xu
Chemistry – A European Journal, 19, 13774-13782 (2013)

Contact info

    • E-mail… weiwang"at"chem.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp (change "at" to @)