Monthly Archives: September 2016

Prof. C. Dale Poulter Visited Lei’s Group.

Prof. C. Dale Poulter of Utah University, the editor in chief of Journal of Organic Chemistry, paid a visit to Wuhan University on September, 22nd, 2016. And he was invited to give us a presentation entitled “Chemistry and Biology of Squalene Biosynthesis”.

Prof. Jean-Francois Soulé Visited Our Lab

Prof. Jean-Francois Soulé from University of Rennes 1 was invited by Prof. Lei and paid a visit to our group on September  17th. 2016. He gave us an excellent talk entitled with “Palladium-Catalyzed Regioselective C-H Bond Arylation Towards Programmed Synthesis of Polyaromatic Molecules”. After the report, professors and students had a positive discussion.


Huamin Wang

huamin Wang

Huamin Wang





(1) H. Wang, G. Wang, Q. Lu, C. Chiang, P. Peng, J. Zhou, A. Lei, Chem. -Eur. J. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201603041

(2) H. Wang, Q. Lu, C. Qian, C. Liu, W. Liu, K. Chen, A. Lei, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1094-1097

(3) Q. Lu, H. Wang, P. Peng, C. Liu, Z. Huang, Y. Luo, A. Lei, Org. Chem. Front. 2015; 2, 908-912


New paper in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

New paper:

Anti-Markovnikov Oxidation of β-Alkyl Styrenes with H2O as the Terminal Oxidant

Guoting Zhang, Xia Hu, Chien-Wei Chiang, Hong Yi, Pengkun Pei, Atul K. Singh, and Aiwen Lei


From J. Am. Chem. Soc., Just Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b07411


New paper in Nature Communication.

New paper:

Multimetallic catalysed radical oxidative C(sp3)–H/C(sp)–H cross-coupling between unactivated alkanes and terminal alkynes

Shan Tang, Pan Wang, Haoran Li and Aiwen Lei


From Nature communication, 2016. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11676