Jianghong Rao Lab In the Departments of Radiology and Chemistry

Aiguo Song, Ph.D.

Aiguo Song, Ph.D.

Aiguo is focusing on the development of probes for enzyme activity imaging in vivo.


Ph.D. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of New Mexico, NM, 2014
M.Sc. Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China, 2009
B.S. Nankai University, Tianjin, China, 2006


01      Song, A.; Zhang, X.; Song, X.; Chen, X.; Yu, C.; Huang, H.; Li, H.; Wang, W.* “Construction of chiral bridged tricyclic benzopyrans by an enantioselective catalytic Diels-Alder reaction and a 'one-pot' reduction-acid catalyzed stereoselective cyclization”, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 4940-4944.
02      Song, A.; Chen, X.; Song, X.; Zhang, X.; Zhang, S.; Wang, W.* “Synthesis of benzoxazoles via an amine-catalyzed [4+1] annulation”, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 2510-2513.
03      Song, A.; Wang, W. (2013), “Amine-catalyzed cascade reactions” in “Catalytic cascade reactions” (pp.1-52), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, ISBN: 978-1-118-01602-2.
04      Song, X.; Song, A.; Zhang, F.; Li, H.; Wang, W.* “Direct stereoselective α-arylation of unmodified enals using an organocatalytic cross-coupling-like reaction”, Nat. Commun., 2011, 2, 524-533.
05      Xie, H.; Song, A.; Zhang, X.; Chen, X.; Li, H.; Sheng, C.; Wang, W.* “Quinine-thiourea catalyzed enantioselective hydrophosphonylation of trifluoromethyl 2(1H)-quinazolinones”, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 928-930.
06      Xie, H.; Song, A.; Song, X.; Zhang, X.; Wang, W.* “Organocatalytic enantioselective Strecker reaction of cyclic trifluoromethyl-ketoimines”, Tetrahedron Lett., 2013, 54, 1409-1411.
07      Yu, C.; Song, A.; Zhang, F.; Wang, W.* “Catalytic asymmetric α-hydroxyamination of carbonyls with N-hydroxycarbamates becomes greener”, ChemCatChem, 2014, accepted, DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402121.
08      Yu, C.; Zhang, Y.; Song, A.; Ji, Y.; Wang, W.* “Interplay of direct stereocontrol and dynamic kinetic resolution in a bifunctional amine thiourea catalyzed highly enantioselective cascade Michael-Michael reaction”, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 770-774.
09      Zhang, S.; Xie, H.; Song, A.; Wu, D.; Zhu, J.; Zhao, S.; Li, J.; Yu, X.; Wang, W.* “Efficient preparation of trans-α,β-unsaturated aldehydes from saturated aldehydes by oxidative enamine catalysis”, Sci. China Chem., 2011, 54, 1932-1936.
10      Zhang, Y.; Song, X.; Chen, X.; Song, A.; Zhang, S.; Wang, W.* “Enantioselective construction of functionalized cyclopentanes via a relay ring-closing metathesis and chiral amine (thio)urea promoted Michael addition” Synthesis, 2014, accepted.

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