Jingyi Wang

Room 331C, Merkert Chemistry Center, Boston College
2609 Beacon St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-­‐3860 Email: jingyi.wang.5@bc.edu
Tel: 617-­‐552-­‐3033 (lab), 812-­‐360-­‐1435 (cell)

Education

2015-­‐present Ph.D. (expected in 2018) in Organic Chemistry; Boston College
Transferred with Ph.D. A dvisor in August 2015

2013-­‐2015

Ph.D. Program in Organic Chemistry; University of South Florida

Ph.D. C andidate since Novem ber 2014

2011-­‐2012 Graduate Program in Biochemistry; Indiana University, Bloomington

Student Am bassador

2011 B.S. in Chemistry; Sichuan University

GPA : 3.7 Major G PA : 3.8 Rank: 5% in 3 18

Excellent Graduate

Research Experience

2013-­‐present Cobalt(II)-­‐Based Metalloradical Catalysis

Asymmetric Catalysis/Radical Cyclopropanation/ Radical Cascade /Porphyrin Synthesis/Carbene Chemistry Advisor: D r. X. Peter Zhang

2011-­‐2012 Biomembrane Structure and Function -­‐ Protein Purification/Phospholipids Synthesis

Advisor: D r. D avid L. D aleke

2009-­‐2011 Biocatalytic and Biomimic Chemistry -­‐ Gene Delivery/PNA Synthesis
Advisor: D r. Xiao-­‐Qi Yu

Working Experience

2015-­‐present

Research Assistant; Boston College

2015

Research Assistant; University of South Florida

2013-­‐2015

Teaching Assistant; University of South Florida

Organic Chem istry Discussions; Organic Chem istry Labs; General Chem istry Lab s

2011-­‐2012

Associate Instructor; Indiana University, Bloomington

Biotechnology; Biochem istry Lab

Honors and Awards

2015 1st Prize in Graduate Research Talk Session; 13th Raymond N. Castle Student Research Conference; Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
2015 The Martin Travel Endowment Award; Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
2010 3rd Prize; 6th Shimadzu Technology-­‐Innovation Competition; Shimadzu Co. & Department
of Chemistry, Sichuan University
2007-­‐2011 Excellent Graduate (2011), Outstanding Student (2008, 2009, 2010), Outstanding Student Leadership (2008); Sichuan University
2007-­‐2011 First-­‐Class Scholarship (2009), Second-­‐Class Scholarship (2010), Comprehensive Scholarship (2008, 2009); Sichuan University

Experimental Techniques

Organic chemistry: column chromatography, HPLC, GC-­‐MS, IR, UV/Vis, NMR, DART Mass Spec, vacuum line
Biochemistry: cell culture, SDS-­‐PAGE, agarose gel electrophoresis, Western blot

Lab Managements

Lab safety (2 years), inventory (1 year), ordering (1 year), maintenance of UV/Vis (3 months)

Research Publications

Wang, J. Y.; Zhang, X. P. “Unsymmetrical Diazomalonates as Effective Radical Precursors for Stereoselective

Radical Cyclopropanation via Cobalt(II)-­‐Based Metalloradical Catalysis” Manuscript in Preparation
Wang, M. Q.; Liu, J. L.; Wang, J. Y.; Zhang, D. W.; Zhang, J.; Streckenbach, F.; Tang, Z.*; Lin, H. H.*; Liu,Y.; Zhao, Y. F.; Yu, X. Q.* “Site-­‐Selective DNA Hydrolysis Induced by A Metal-­‐Free Peptide Nucleic Acid–Cyclen Conjugate” Chem. Comm. 2011, 47, 11059-­‐11061
Liu, J. L.; Ma, Q. P.; Huang, Q. D.; Yang, W. H.; Zhang, J.; Wang, J. Y.; Zhu, W.; Yu, X. Q.* “Cationic Lipids Containing Protonated Cyclen and Different Hydrophobic Groups Linked by Uracil-­‐PNA Monomer: Synthesis and Application for Gene Delivery” Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2011, 46, 4133–4141

Huang, Q. D.; Ou, W. J.; Chen, H.; Feng, Z. H.; Wang, J. Y.; Zhang, J.*; Zhu, W.*; Yu, X. Q.* “Novel Cationic Lipids

Possessing Protonated Cyclen and Imidazolium Salt for Gene Delivery” Eur. J. Pharm. & Biopharm. 2011, 78,
326-­‐335

Oral Presentations

“Highly Stereoselective Radical Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with Acceptor/Acceptor-­‐Type Diazos via Cobalt(II)-­‐Based Metalloradical Catalysis” 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition; American Chemical Society; Boston, MA; August 2015

“Asymmetric Radical Cyclopropanation of Olefines with Acceptor/Acceptor-­‐Type Diazos via Cobalt(II)-­‐Based Metalloradical Catalysis” 91st Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition (FAME 2015); American Chemical Society, Florida Section; Innisbrook, FL; May 2015

“Cobalt(II)-­‐Based Metalloradical Catalysis: Asymmetric Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with Unsymmetrical Diazomalonate” 13th Raymond N. Castle Student Research Conference; Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida; Tampa, FL; April 2015 (1st Prize in Graduate Research Talk Session)

Poster Presentations

Wang, J. Y.; Xu, X.; Zhu, S. F.; Cui, X.; Wojtas L.; Zhang, X. P.* "Highly Stereoselective Radical Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with Unsymmetric Diazomalonates via Cobalt(II)-­‐Based Metalloradical Catalysis" 13th Raymond N. Castle Student Research Conference; Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; April

2015

Wang, J. Y.; Xu, X.; Zhu, S. F.; Wojtas L.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X. P.* "Highly Stereoselective Radical Cyclopropanation of Alkenes with Unsymmetric Diazomalonates via Cobalt(II)-­‐Based Metalloradical Catalysis" 7th Annual Graduate Student and Post-­‐Doctorate Research Symposium; University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; March 2015

Liu, J. L.; Wang, J. Y.; Huang, Q. D.; Yu, X. Q.* “Synthesis of Cationic Lipids Based On Cyclen with PNA Monomer”

15th National Symposium on Chemistry and 7th National Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry; Chinese

Chemical Society, Chongqing, China; October 2010