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
  • Tan, X.; Wang, Q.; Sun, J. "Electricity-Driven Asymmetric Bromocyclization Enabled by Chiral Phosphate Anion Phase-Transfer Catalysis", Nat. Commun. 2023, 14, 357. link
  • Wang, Y.; Li, Y.; Wang, L.; Ding, S.; Song, L.; Zhang, X.; Wu, Y.-D.; Sun, J. "Ir-Catalyzed Regioselective Dihydroboration of Thioalkynes toward Gem-Diboryl Thioethers", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, ASAP. link
  • Tan, X.; Deng, Z.; Wang, Q.; Chen, S.; Zhu, G.; Sun, J. "Enantioselective Synthesis of Tetraarylmethanes through meta-Hydroxyl-directed Benzylic Substitution", Nat. Synth. 2023, Online. link