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Meng Fanke
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  345 Lingling Road, Shanghai,China
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Education and Appointments:

  2006.9-2010.6   College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Bachelor of Science, Advisor: Prof. Zhen Yang and Prof. Jiahua Chen 

  2010.9-2015.10  Department of Chemistry, Boston College, Doctor of Philosophy, Advisor: Prof. Amir H. Hoveyda 

  2015.10-2016.8  Department of Chemistry, Boston College, Postdoctoral Associate, Advisor: Prof. Amir H. Hoveyda 

  2016.8-present  Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor 

Research Interest:

  Organoboron chemistry, Metal-catalyzed Enantioselective reactions, Radical reactions 

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2007-2010 北京大学曾宪梓奖学金 

2013-2014 John LaMattina Graduate Fellowship, Boston College 

2014-2015 Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry 


Selected Publication:

1.Zhang, H.; Huang, W.; Wang, T.; Meng, F.* “Cobalt-Catalyzed Diastereo- and Enantioselective Hydroalkenylation of Cyclopropenes with Alkenylboronic Acids” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 11049.

2.Wen, L.; Zhang, H.; Wang, J.; Meng, F.* “Cu-Catalyzed Regioselective Borylcyanation of 1,3-Dienes”, Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 12832.

3.Chong, Q.; Zhang, S.; Cheng, F.; Wang, J.; Hong, X.*; Meng, F.* “N-Heterocyclic Carbene–Cu-Catalyzed Enantioselective Allenyl Conjugate Addition”, Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 6896.

4.Li, M.; Wang, J.; Meng, F.* “Cu-Catalyzed Enantioselective Reductive Coupling of 1,3-Dienes and Aldimines”, Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 7288.

5.Cheng, F.; Lu, W.; Huang, W.; Wen, L.; Li, M.; Meng, F.* “Cu-Catalyzed Enantioselective Synthesis of Tertiary Benzylic Copper Complexes and Their in situ Addition to Carbonyl Compounds”, Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 4992.

6.Wen, L.; Yue, Z.; Zhang, H.; Chong, Q.; Meng, F.* “Cu-Catalyzed Enantioselective Boron Addition to N-Heteroaryl-Substituted Alkenes”, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6610.

7.Wen, L.; Cheng, F.; Li, H.; Zhang, S.; Hong, X.*; Meng, F.* “Copper-Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydroboration of 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes: Method Development, Applications and Mechanistic Studies”, Asian J. Org. Chem. 2018, 7, 103.

8.Chong, Q.; Yue, Z.; Zhang, S.; Ji, C.; Cheng, F.; Zhang, H.; Hong, X.*; Meng, F.* “N-Heterocyclic Carbene–Cu-Catalyzed Enantioselective Conjugate Additions with Alkenylboronic Esters as Nucleophiles”, ACS Catalysis 2017, 7, 5693.

9.Meng, F.; Li, X.; Torker, S.; Shi, Y.; Hoveyda, A. H. “Catalytic Enantioselective 1,6-Conjugate Additions of Propargyl and Allyl Group,” Nature 2016, 537, 387.

10.Meng, F.; McGrath, K. P.; Hoveyda, A. H. “Multifunctional Organoboron Compounds for Scalable Natural Product Synthesis,” Nature 2014, 513, 367. (Highlighted in Nature, Nature Chemistry and C&EN News).

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