Group news

2021 Oct

Congratulations to Seoyoung and EJ! Their work on "three component difunctionalization of cyclohexenyl triflates as direct access to versatile cyclohexenes via cyclohexynes" now available at Angew Chem!

Congratulations to Junu, Hyejin, and our collaborators in the Warren's group on establishing 15N-labeled azides as practical and effective molecular tags for developing long-lived hyperpolarized MRI agents and it is now published on Chemical Science!

2021 July

Congratulations to Yung and Wei - their work on Copper-Catalyzed Aminoheteroarylation of Unactivated Alkenes now published on ACS Catalysis.

2021 June

Welcome Justin to join the group for undergraduate research.

Congratulations to Yung and Hyejin! Yung received a departmental Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship and Hyejin received a Kathleen Zielik Fellowship for the Spring of 2022!

2021 May

Congratulations to Hyejin, Kun, and our collaborators on developing "Novel 18F-PET Agents for Tumor Hypoxia Imaging" recently appearing at J. Med. Chem. A great team to work together!

2021 April

Congratulations to Dr. Cho on her succesful Ph.D defense - the Wang group's #7 Ph.D! She will start her new position as a scienist at Incyte Corp. this summer - Best wishes to Dr. Cho!

Archive Group News

Positions Available in the Wang Group at Duke Chemistry

Postdoctoral positions

The application should include your curriculum vitae, research summary, a short description of your future research interests, and contact information for three references. Please send your application to Dr. Qiu Wang by email in one PDF file. Strong candidates will be contacted for recommendation letters.

Graduate students

Prospective graduate students interested in joining our group are encouraged to contact Dr. Qiu Wang directly.

If you are interested in applying to graduate school in the Department of Chemistry at Duke University, you can find more information through the department web site:

Undergraduate students

Motivated undergraduates who are interested in organic synthesis and chemical biology are welcome to work with our group. Please contact Dr. Qiu Wang for available research opportunities.

Those interested in working in the Wang group for independent study should also review the specific departmental requirements at


Qiu Wang
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Duke University
124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708-0347
Phone: 919-660-1648 Email: at
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