© 2015 by Lina Cui Laboratory at the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Jun Liu, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

B.Sc. Chemistry, 2009, Shandong University, China
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, 2014, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), CAS, China

Education and Training

2005-2009, B.Sc. Chemistry, Shandong University, China

2009-2014, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), CAS, China

2014-2015, Research Assistant, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), CAS, China

2015-2017, Postdoctoral fellow, Cui lab, UNM

2017-present, Research Assistant Professor, Cui lab, UNM

Honors

2007: First-class Scholarship of Shandong University
2008: Second-class Scholarship of Shandong University
2008: The First Class Award of the 5th Open Experiment Program Foundation in School of Chemistry and chemical engineering, Shandong University
2013: Merit Student of Chinese Academy of Science

Publications

  1. Gold-Catalyzed Cyclizations of (o-Alkynyl)phenoxyacrylates with External Nucleophiles: Regio- and Stereoselective Synthesis of Functionalized Benzo[b]oxepines. Liu, J.; Liu, Y.* Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4742. Highlighted in Synfacts, 2012, 8, 1332.

  2. Silver-Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization/Stannylation of o-Alkynylaniline Derivatives with 2-Tributylstannylfuran: An Efficient Synthesis of (3-Indolyl)stannanes. Liu, J.; Xie, X.; Liu, Y.* Chem. Commun. 2013. 49, 11794.

  3. Gold(I)-Catalyzed 1,2-Acyloxy Migration/[3+2] Cycloaddition of 1,6-Diynes with an Ynamide Propargyl Ester Moiety: Highly Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized Cyclopenta[b]indoles. Liu, J.; Chen, M.; Zhang, L.; Liu, Y.* Chem. Eur. J. 2015. 21, 1009.

  4. Gold-catalyzed cascade cycloisomerization of 1,7-diyn-3,6-bis(propargyl carbonate)s: stereoselective synthesis of naphtha[b]cyclobutenes. Chen, M.;; Wang, L.; Zhou, X.; Liu, Y.*Chem. Commun. 2013., 8650.

  5. Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of Tropone and Its Analogues via Oxidative Ring Expansion of Alkynyl Quinols. Zhao, J.;Xie, X.; Li, S.; Liu, Y. * Org. Lett. 2015,, 5926.

  6. Cp2TiCl2-catalyzed cis-hydroalumination of propargylic amines with Red-Al: stereoselective synthesis of Z-configured allylic amines. Sun, R.;Yang, S.; Chen, M.; Sun, N.; Chen, H.; Xie, X.; You, X.; Li, S.; Liu, Y.*Chem. Commun. 2015. 51, 6426. Highlighted in Synfacts, 2015, 11, 643

  7. Controlling the stereoselectivity of glycosylation via solvent effects. Kafle, A.; Liu, J.; Cui, L.* Can. J. Chem. 2016, 94, 894.

  8. Gold(I)-Catalyzed 1,4 and/or 1,5-Heteroaryl Migration Reactions through Regiocontrolled Cyclizations. Wang, C.; Xie, X.;Zhou, X.; Liu, Y.*Chem. Eur. J. 2015. 21, 559.

  9. Gold-Catalyzed Furan/Yne Cyclizations for the Regiodefined Assembly of Multisubstituted Protected 1-Naphthols. Wang, C.; Chen, Y.; Xie, X.; Liu, J.; Liu, Y.* J. Org. Chem.2012, 77, 1915.