Yang Dan

  • Senior Research Fellowship in 2001 at The University of Hong Kong

Professor YANG Dan is Professor of Chemistry at The University of Hong Kong. Professor Yang’s research focuses on asymmetric catalysis and total synthesis, design and synthesis of novel peptidomimetics, and chemical biology of natural products. Amongst her achievements have been the developments of chiral ketone-catalyzed asymmetric epoxidation method, Lewis acid catalyzed asymmetric radical cyclization methods, foldamers based on aminoxy acids, and total synthesis of antitumor, anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive agent triptolide. (2001/2002)