Gong Chen Lab @ Nankai / 南开大学陈弓课题组
Prof. Gang He (何刚)
E-mail: hegang@nankai.edu.cn

Education
2009     PhD, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China
2003     BS, Nankai University, China
Academic career
2015-present     Professor (tenure track), Nankai University, Tianjin, China
2010-2014         Postdoctoral researcher,  The Pennsylvania State University, USA (with Prof. Gong Chen)


Selected publications

1. Palladium-Catalyzed Amide-Directed Enantioselective Hydrocarbofunctionalization of Unactivated Alkenes Using a Chiral Mono-dentate Oxazoline Ligand. Hao Wang, Zibo Bai, Tangqian Jiao, Zhiqiang Deng, Huarong Tong, Gang He*, Qian Peng*, and Gong Chen* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 3542-3546. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b00641.

2. A General Strategy for Synthesis of Cyclophane-Braced Peptide Macrocycles via Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular sp3 C−H Arylation. 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*. Nature Chem. 2018, online. doi:10.1038/s41557-018-0006-y.

3. Radical-mediated β-C(sp3)−H Amidation of Alcohols: Facile Synthesis of Oxazoline and 2-Aminoalcohols. Xue-Qing Mou, Xiang-Yu Chen, Gong Chen*, and Gang He*. Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 515. DOI: 10.1039/c7cc08897c.

4. Palladium-Catalyzed β-C−H Arylation of Aliphatic Carboxamides with Sterically Hindered Aryl Iodides Using ortho-Sulfinyl Aniline Auxiliaries. Delong Mu, Fang Gao, Gong Chen*, and Gang He*. ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 1880-1885, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03661.

5. Iridium-Catalyzed ortho-C(sp2)–H Amidation of Benzaldehydes with Organic Azides. Delong Mu, Xinmou Wang, Gong Chen*, and Gang He*. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 4497-4503. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00531.

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

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