Qiang Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Ph.D.,Boston University, 2011
PostDoc: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Office: Chemistry 121
Phone: 518-442-4405
Fax: 518-442-3462
Email: qzhang5@albany.edu

Research Lab Website: Zhang Lab

Research Interest: Organic Chemistry/Chemical Biology

Representative Publications:

1. Fernández-Tejada, A, Brailsford, J, Zhang, Q, Shieh, J, Moore, M, Danishefsky, S. Top Curr Chem. 2015, 362, 1. Total synthesis of glycosylated proteins. 

2. Zhu, L.; Qi, J.; Chiao, C.; Zhang, Q.; Porco, J. A.; Douglas, V. F.; Dai, Y. Int. J. Oncol. 2014, 45, 2128. Identification of a novel polyprenylated acylphloroglucinol‑derived SIRT1 inhibitor with cancer‑specific anti-proliferative and invasion-suppressing activities

3. Zhang, Q.; Johnston, E. V., Shieh, J.; Moore, M.A.S.; Danishefsky, S. J., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014, 111, 2885. Synthesis of GM-CSF as Homogeneous Glycoforms and Early Comparisons with Yeast Cell-Derived Material.   

4. Wang, P.; Dong, S.; Brailsford, J. A.; Iyer, K.; Townsend, S. D.; Zhang, Q.;  Hendrickson, R. C.; Shieh, J.; Moore, M. A. S.; Danishefsky, S. J.  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 11576. At Last: Erythropoietin as a Single Glycoform.

5. Zhang, Q; Porco, J. A., Jr. Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1797. Total Synthesis of (±) 7-epi-nemorosone. 

6. Zhang, Q.; Mitasev, B.; Qi, J.; Porco, J. A., Jr. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132. 14212. Total Synthesis of Plukenetione A.

7. Qi, J.; Beeler, A. B.; Zhang, Q.; Porco, J. A., Jr. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132,13642. Catalytic Enantioselective Dearomatization-Annulation: Total Synthesis and Absolute Configuration Assignment of Hyperibone K.