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, C.; Li, P.; Sun, J. "Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Spirooxindoles by Oxidative Rearrangement of Indoles", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2020, Accepted. link
  • Huang, H.; Zhang, T.; Sun, J. "Mild C-C Bond Formation via Lewis Acid Catalyzed Oxetane Ring Opening with Soft Carbon Nucleophiles", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2020, Early View. link
  • Guo, W.; Luo, Z.; Sung, H. H. Y.; Williams, I. D.; Li, P.; Sun, J. "Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Tertiary Amino Ketones from Sulfonium Ylides", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 14384-14390. link