Research > Team I:Molecular Mechanisms of Diseases and Target

Name Peng Wang
Research Area
Research in Wang laboratory has focused on chemical glycol-biology, biochemistry and Organic chemistry, mainly include the design and synthesis of drugs based on the structure and mechanism, glycol-proteins, vaccine and synthesis of natural product.
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Peng Wang obtained his BS degree in Chemistry from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 1984. He then finished his PhD degree in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in University of California, Berkeley, United States, in 1990. After his postdoctoral training also in University of California, Berkeley, he joined the faculty of Scripps Research Institute in 1994,then he joined the faculty of chemistry of Miami University as an Assistant Professor. In 2001, he was promoted toan Associate Professor in faculty of chemistry in Wayne State University and Tenured Professor in 2003 in the same Institute. He joined the College of Pharmacy at Nankai University, Tianjin in 2007. Currently, he is a Cheung Kong Professor at Nankai University.
Resent Publications (in 5 years)
1.       Facile synthesisof 5-hydrocy-L-lysine from D-galactose as achiral-precursor, Lina Guo, Peng George Wang*. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014,12,7310
2.       Total Synthesis of Thaxtomin A and Its Stereoisoers and findings of their biological activities. Hongbo Zhang, Peng George Wang*,Organic Letters.2013,Vol 15,No.22,5670-5673
3.       Polysaccharide-based systems in drug and gene delivery. Yanming Wang, Peng George Wang*, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 65(2013)1121-1122
4.       Efficient Enzymatic synthesis of Guanosine 5’-diphosphate-sugars and derivatives. Lei Li, Peng George Wang*. Organic Letters,2013,21,5528-5530
5.       Discovery and extensive in vitro evaluations of NK-HDAC-1: a chiral histone deacetylase inhibitor as a promising lead. Hou, Jingli, Li, Zhonghua, Fang Qinghong, Shen, Jie, Wang, Peng George. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2012, 55(7), 3066-3075.