HOU JunliOrganic Chemistry, Professor

Office Location: Room A7023, Chemistry Building, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University 2005 Songhu Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai 200438, China
Tel: 86-21-31249183
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  • Key Publications

    Our research interests include the physical organic chemistry and the construction of functional supramolecular systems, particularly for their bio-mimicking applications as trans-membrane channels and biosensors

  • 2005, Special Prize of President Scholarship for Postgraduate Students, CAS

  • 2008, One Hundred Excellent Ph.D. Dissertations Award in China

  • 2013, Chinese Chemical Society Prize for Young Scientists

  • 09.1997-07.2001   Hubei University, B. S.

  • 09.2001-07.2006   Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS, Ph.D.

  • 09.2006-09.2008   The Scripps Research Institute, USA, Postdoc

  • 10.2008-present    Fudan University, Associate Professor

  • <Experimental Course for Synthetic Chemistry>, for undergraduate students, 2009-2012

  • <Physical Organic Chemistry>, for Ph.D. students, 2009-2014

1.Zhao-Jun Yan, Ya-Wei Li, Maohua Yang, Yong-Hong Fu, Rongrong Wen, Wenning Wang, Zhan-Ting Li, Yunxiang Zhang,* and Jun-Li Hou*, Voltage-Driven Flipping of Zwitterionic Artificial Channels in Lipid Bilayers to Rectify Ion Transport,J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 11332-11336 (Highlighted in JACS spotlights).

2.Zhao-Jun Yan, Dongdong Wang, Zhongju Ye, Ting Fan, Gang Wu, Liyun Deng, Lu Yang, Binxiao Li, Jianwei Liu, Tonghui Ma, Chaoqing Dong, Zhan-Ting Li, Lehui Xiao,* Yunfeng Wang,* Wenning Wang,* and Jun-Li Hou*, Artificial Aquaporin That Restores Wound Healing of Impaired Cells, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2020, 142, 15638-15643.

3.Min Zhang, Ping-Ping Zhu, Pengyang Xin, Wen Si, Zhan-Ting Li, Jun-Li Hou*, Synthetic Channel Specifically Inserts into the Lipid Bilayer of Gram-Positive Bacteria but not that of Mammalian Erythrocytes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2017, 56, 2999-3003 (Selected as back cover and VIP paper).

4.Ge Su, Min Zhang, Wen Si, Zhan-Ting Li, Jun-Li Hou*, Directional Potassium Transport through a Unimolecular Peptide Channel, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2016, 55, 14678-14682.

5.Wen Si, Pengyang Xin, Zhan-Ting Li, Jun-Li Hou*, Tubular Unimolecular Transmembrane Channels: Construction Strategy and Transport Activities, Acc. Chem. Res.2015, 48, 1612-1619.

6.Wen Si, Zhan-Ting Li, Jun-Li Hou*, Voltage-Driven Reversible Insertion into and Leaving from a Lipid Bilayer: Tuning Transmembrane Transport of Artificial Channels, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2014, 53, 4578-4581.

7.Pengyang Xin, Pingping Zhu, Pei Su, Jun-Li Hou,* Zhan-Ting Li*, Hydrogen-Bonded Helical Hydrazide Oligomers and Polymer That Mimic the Ion Transport of Gramicidin A, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014, 136, 13078-13081.

8.Lei Chen, Wen Si, Liang Zhang, Gangfeng Tang, Zhan-Ting Li, Jun-Li Hou*,

Chiral Selective Transmembrane Transport of Amino Acids through Artificial Channels, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013, 135, 2152-2155.

9.Xiao-Bo Hu, Zhenxia Chen, Gangfeng Tang, Jun-Li Hou*, Zhan-Ting Li, Single-Molecular Artificial Transmembrane Water Channels, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2012, 134, 8384-8387. (highlighted in C&EN, 2012, 90(22), P10; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2012, 51, 11674)

10.Wen Si, Lei Chen, Xiao-Bo Hu, Gangfeng Tang, Zhenxia Chen, Jun-Li Hou*, Zhan-Ting Li, Selective Artificial Transmembrane Channels for Proton through the Formation of Water Wires, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2011, 50, 12564-12568.

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