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Jianhui Huang——Professor

Room 504C, Building 24, Tianjin University
School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
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Education Experience
2003-2006 Doctor of Philosophy University of York, UK
1996-2000 Bachelor of Science Chemistry Hu'nan University
Professional Experience
2000-2003 Research Associate Tianjin Institute of Pharmaceutical Research,China
2007-2010 Post-doctorial Research Associate University of Sheffield and GlaxoSmithKlein
2010-2017 Associate Professor Tianjin University, China
2017- Professor Tianjin University
Research Area

The research of the Huang group encompasses three main areas:  1) Studies towards the synthesis of heterocycles via transition metal catalysis, 

2) Design and synthesis of useful active pharmaceutical ingredients, and

3) Late-stage functionalization of drug molecules and other materials.

Honors and Awards
Thieme Chemistry Journal Award, 2017
Highlighted Publications
Y. Wang; J. Liu; L. Huang; R. Zhu; X. Huang; R. Moir and J. Huang "KOtBu-catalyzed lithiation of PMDTA and the direct functionalization of bridged alkenens under mild conditions." Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4589-4592.
Z. Chen; L. Hu; F. Zeng; R. Zhu; S. Zheng; Q. Yu and J. Huang "Selective mono-alkylation of N-methoxybenzamides." Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4258-4261.
Q. Yu; L. Hu; Y. Wang; S. Zheng; J. Huang "Directed meta-selective bromination of arenes with ruthenium catalysts." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 15284-15288.
W. Liu; Q. Yu; L. Hu; J. Huang "Modular synthesis of dihydro-isoquinolines: palladium-catalyzed sequential C(sp2)-H and C(sp3)-H bond activation." Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 5768-5772.
Yu, Q.; Zhang, N.; Huang, J.; Lu, S.; Zhu, Y.; Yu, X.; Zhao, K. Efficient Synthesis of Hydroxyl Isoindolones by a Pd-Mediated C H Activation/Annulation Reaction. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 11184.
Zhong, H.; Yang, D.; Wang, S.; Huang, J. Pd-catalyzed synthesis of isoquinolinones and analogues via C-H and N-H bonds double activation. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 3236.
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