Li   Liu    Ph.D.    Professor    Organic Chemistry
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Research Areas

 Synthetic Methodology
 Asymmetric Reaction
 Organic Reaction in Aqueous Media


1987/7: B.S., Beijing Normal University
1990/7: M.S., Beijing Normal University
1995/2: Ph. D, Institute of Chemistry, CAS


Work Experience
1990-1991 Yunnan Normal University, Assistant Professor
1995-1999: Graduate School, CAS, Associate Professor
1999-2001: Postdoc, Ghent University (Belgium)
2002: Postdoc,  University of Washington at  Seattle
2003-Present, Institute of Chemistry, CAS, Research Profess



Yu-Liang Liu, Li Liu, Yi-Lin Wang, Yu-Chun Han, Dong Wang, Yong-Jun Chen, “Calix[n]arene sulfonic acids bearing pendant aliphatic chains as recyclable surfactant-type Brønsted acid catalysts for allylic alkylation with allyl alcohols in water”, Green Chem. 2008, 10, 635.


         Zahid Shafiq, Li Liu, Zhe Liu, Dong Wang, Yong-Jun Chen, “A Highly a-Regioselective AgOTf-Catalyzed Nucleophilic Substitution of the Baylis-Hillman Acetates with Indoles”, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 2525-2528


         Yan-Chao Wu, Li Liu, Yu-Liang Liu, Dong Wang, Yong-Jun Chen, “TFA-Mediated Tandem Friedel-Crafts Alkylation/Cyclization/Hydrogen Transfer Process for the Synthesis of Flavylium Compounds”, J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 9383-9386


         Yong Sui, Li Liu, Jun-Ling Zhao, Dong Wang,  Yong-Jun Chen, “Catalytic and asymmetric Friedel–Crafts alkylation of indoles with nitroacrylates. Application to the synthesis of tryptophan analogues”, Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 5173–5183.


         Xian-Liang Zhao, Li Liu, Yong-Jun Chen, Dong Wang, “Three-Component Barbier Allylation, Friedel–Crafts Alkylation and Intramolecular Hydroalkoxylation in an Ionic Liquid for the Direct Synthesis of 4-Arylchromans”, Synlett, 2007, 9, 1357-1364.

           Zhe Liu, Li Liu, Zahid Shafiq, Yan-Chao Wu, Dong Wang,Yong-Jun Chen, “Iodine-catalyzed allylation and propargylation of indoles with allylic and propargylic acetates”,Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 3963–3967


          Jun-Ling Zhao, Li Liu, Yong Sui, Yu-Liang Liu, Dong Wang, Yong-Jun Chen, “Catalytic and Highly Enantioselective Friedel-Crafts Alkylation of Aromatic Ethers with Trifluoropyruvate under Solvent-free Conditions”, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 6127-6130.


          Yan-Chao Wu, Li Liu, Hui-Jing Li, Dong Wang, Yong-Jun Chen, “Skraup-Doebner-Von Miller Quinoline Synthesis Revisited: Reversal of the Regiochemistry for g-Aryl-b,g-unsaturated a-Ketoesters”, J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 6592-6595.


          Hai-Bo Zhang, Li Liu, Yong-Jun Chen, Dong Wang, Chao-Jun Li, “Synthesis of Aryl-Substituted 1,4-Benzoquinone via Water-Promoted and In(OTf)3-Catalyzed in situ Conjugate Addition-Dehydrogenation of Aromatic Compounds to 1,4-Benzoquinone in Water”, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2006, 229-235.


王炎  硕士研究生  070303-有机化学  80032-化学研究所

武陈  博士研究生  070303-有机化学  80032-化学研究所

张涛  硕士研究生  070303-有机化学  80032-化学研究所

乔桢  博士研究生  070303-有机化学  80032-化学研究所