Qi-Yin Chen

Qi-Yin Chen Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Department: Medicinal Chemistry
Business Phone: (352) 273-7739
Business Email: chenqyufl@ufl.edu

About Qi-Yin Chen

Qi-Yin Chen, Ph.D., serves as a research scientist in Dr. Hendrik Luesch’s group in the department of Medicinal Chemistry. During his postdocs, he worked on the synthesis of bioprobes (natural product based), total synthesis of natural products, methodology of organic synthesis and the synthesis of pharmaceutical molecules. In 2008, he joined Dr. Luesch’s group where his research includes total synthesis and modification of (marine) natural products and the synthesis of pharmaceutical molecules.

Research Profile

Total synthesis of natural products, synthesis of pharmaceutical compounds, synthesis of bioprobes, drug discovery and development.

Grants

December 2015 – March 2017
Synthesis of Largazole
OCEANYX PHARMACEUTICALS · Principal Investigator

Patents

Published August 2016
Macrocyclic Therapeutic Agents, Methods of Manufacture, and Methods of Treatment
US-2017-0057996

Education

2005
Ph.D.
Chinese Academy of Science Institute of Chemistry
2000
M.S.
Central South University of Technology
1997
B.S.
Henan Normal University