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
  • Prof. Sun was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).
  • Yunxuan, Liangliang, and Luning joined the group. Welcome!
  • Qingli, Yuxuan, and Qiaolin joined the group. Welcome!
  • Qian, C.; Li, P.; Sun, J. "Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Spirooxindoles by Oxidative Rearrangement of Indoles", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 5871-5875. 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