Welcome! We are working on the development of new methods for organic synthesis, with an emphasis on organocatalysis. We are also interested in applying our new methods in the synthesis of useful molecules, such as biologically active compounds.
News & Recent Publications
  • Qian, D.; Wu, L.; Lin, Z.; Sun, J. "Organocatalytic Synthesis of Chiral Tetrasubstituted Allenes from Racemic Propargylic Alcohols", Nature Commun. 2017, accepted.
  • Wang, Z.; Sun, J. "Enantioselective [4 + 2] Cycloaddition of o-Quinone Methides and Vinyl Sulfides: Indirect Access to Generally Substituted Chiral Chromanes", Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2334.
  • Chen, M.; Sun, J. "Catalytic Asymmetric N-Alkylation of Indoles and Carbazoles via 1,6-Conjugate Addition of Aza-para-Quinone Methides", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 4583.