Group Members

 

Principal Investigator: Dr. Weiping Tang
Janis Apinis Professor, School of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Current Members:

Lab Manager

           Yaxian (Sherry) Zhou (MS, Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison)

Staff Scientists

  • Dr. Haibo Xie (PhD, SIOC / Postdoc, Simon Fraser and UW-Madison)
  • Dr. Peng Teng (TP) (PhD, Nanjing University / Postdoc, University of South Florida)

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Dr. Changgui Zhao (PhD, Lanzhou / Postdoc, Tsinghua)
  • Dr. Jicheng Wu (PhD, Tsinghua)
  • Dr. Hao Wu (PhD, Tianjin University)
  • Dr. Bo Wang (PhD, University of Paris VI / Postdoc, University of Copenhagen)
  • Dr. Peng Wen (PhD, Wayne State University)
  • Dr. Jin Liu (PhD in physiology, University of Paris VI / Postdoc, Paris Descartes University)
  • Dr. Brett L. Roberts (PhD in Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma)

Graduate Students

  • Ka Yang (BS, Tianjin University, PhD Candidate, UW-Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Daniel A. Glazier (BS, University of Pittsburgh, PhD Candidate, UW-Organic Chemistry)
  • Stephanie A. Blaszczyk (BS, Rockford University, PhD Candidate, UW-Organic Chemistry, NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Predoctoral Trainee, NSF predoctoral Fellow)
  • Dan (Dani) Yin (BS, Illinois Institute of Technology, PhD Candidate, UW-Organic Chemistry)
  • Zhongrui (Michael) Zhang (BS, Brandeis University; PhD Candidate, UW-Chemical Biology)
  • Xiaolei Li (BS, Peking University; PhD Candidate, UW-Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Xueqing (Sherry) Nie (BS, Nanjing University; PhD Candidate. UW-Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Kerry A. Smith (BS, Louisiana State University, PhD Candidate, UW-Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology training program)
  • Bethany J. McCarty (BS, Indiana State University, PhD Candidate, UW-Organic Chemistry, NSF predoctoral Fellow)

 

  • Elizabeth T. Vittori (BS, University of Texas at Arlington; MS Candidate, UW-Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Visiting Professors and Visiting Students

  • Yu Zhao (BS, Hunan University; MS and PhD candidate, China Agricultural University)

PharmD  Students

  • Mengqi Zhang

Undergraduate  Students

  • Ziyuan Li
  • Eric D. Leisten
  • Sylvia Bohling
  • Binkai Liu
  • James Pfister
  • Taobo Wang
  • Alexander Klein

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Group Alumni:

  • Dr. Jenny B. Werness (PhD in Organic Chemistry, 2011)
  • Patrick J. Robichaux (MS in Organic Chemistry, 2012)
  • Dr. Na Liu (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013)
  • Dr. Wei Zhang (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013)
  • Dr. Dongxu Shu (PhD in Organic Chemistry, 2013)
  • Dr. Renhe Liu (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013)
  • Prof. Xiaoxun Li (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014)
  • Casi Mae Schienebeck (M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014)
  • Prof. Wangze Song (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016)
  • Dr. Gabrielle Winston-McPherson (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016)
  • Dr. Hao-Yuan Wang (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2017)
  • Christopher J. Simmons (MS in Organic Chemistry, 2018)

 

  • Prof. Huadong Xu (Postdoctoral Associate, 2007 – 2009)
  • Dr. Hui Xu (Postdoctoral Associate, 2008 – 2009)
  • Dr. Wen Zhang (Postdoctoral Associate, 2007 – 2009)
  • Prof. Suqing Zheng (Postdoctoral Associate, 2009 – 2011)
  • Prof. Xingzhong Shu (Postdoctoral Associate, 2010 – 2012)
  • Prof. Xin Zhou (Postdoctoral Associate, 2011 – 2012)
  • Prof. Min Zhang (Postdoctoral Associate, 2009 – 2013)
  • Prof. Guozhi Xiao (Postdoctoral Associate, 2015 – 2017)

 

  • Prof. Lianqing Chen (visiting professor, 2012-2013)
  • Prof. Bao-min Xi (visiting professor, 2014-2015)
  • Prof. Sheng-rong Guo (visiting professor, 2014-2015)
  • Prof. Ling-yan Liu (visiting professor, 2014-2015)
  • Prof. Yu Zhao (visiting professor, 2014-2015)
  • Prof. Shuojin Wang (visiting scholar, 2015-2016)
  • Prof. Wen Gu (visiting professor, 2015-2016)
  • Prof. Xianliang Zhao (visiting professor, 2015-2016)
  • Prof. Renshi Luo (visiting professor, 2016-2017)
  • Dr. Can Liu (visiting scholar, 2015-2017)
  • Prof. Zhanhui Yang (visiting scholar, 2016-2017)
  • Prof. Yanling Song (visiting professor, 2017)
  • Prof. Daoshan Yang (visiting professor, 2017 )
  • Prof. Yawei Wang (visiting professor, 2017)
  • Prof. Xiyan Duan (visiting professor, 2016-2017)
  • Dr. Wen-jing Ye (visiting scholar, 2017-2018)
  • Prof. Timothy C. Homan (visiting professor, 2018)
  • Prof. Su-zhen Wu (visiting scholar, 2018-2019)
  • Dr. Dino K. Ress (Staff Scientist, 2018)
  • Dr. Suyu Huang (visiting graduate student, 2010-2011)
  • Dr. Hui Li (visiting graduate student, 2013-2014)
  • Dr. Jitian Liu (visiting graduate student, 2015-2016)
  • Yi-wen Gu (Research Intern, 2016)
  • Florencia Carmona (visiting graduate student from University of San Luis, Argentina, summer of 2017)
  • Zhongpeng Zhu (visiting graduate student, 2016-2017)
  • Yi-Ting Wu (visiting graduate student from National Cheng Kung University, 2018)
  • Lavanya Saxena (MS student from UW-Biotechnology, 2018-2019)

Selected undergraduate students

  • Claire Lin Lin (UW-undergraduate student, 2008-2012)
  • Kyle Decloux (UW-undergraduate student, 2010-2012)
  • Izarin Izhar (UW-undergraduate student, 2011-2012)
  • Qijun Yao (Visiting undergraduate student from Zhejiang U., summer of 2012)
  • Haochen Sun (visiting undergraduate student from Nanjing U., Fall of 2014)
  • Dan Yin (undergraduste student from IIT, summer of 2015)
  • Po-Sen Tseng (visiting undergraduste student from National Chiao Tung U., Taiwan, summer of 2015)
  • Angela Smits (UW-undergraduate student, 2014-2016)
  • Yu Zhang (visiting undergraduate student from Nankai U., 2015-2016)
  • Avi Stricker (UW-undergraduate student, 2015-2016)
  • Hyun Kim (UW-undergraduate student, 2014-2015)
  • John C. Lynch (UW-undergraduate student, 2015-2016)
  • Fan Yang (visiting undergraduste student from USTC, summer of 2016)
  • Xiang Qiu (visiting undergraduate student from Nankai U., 2016-2017)
  • Xuerong Yang (visiting undergraduate student from Nankai U., 2016-2017)
  • Shelby Koen (UW-undergraduate student, 2016-2017)
  • Paul G. Balzer (UW-undergraduate student, 2016-2018)
  • Esther M. Webber (University of Bristol, UK, 2018)
  • Taobo Wang (Peking University, summer of 2018)
  • Jessica Wu (UW-undergraduate student, 2018)
  • John M. Schroeder (UW-undergraduate student, 2016-2018)
  • Weston L. Cracraft (UW-undergraduate student, 2018-2019)

High-school students:

  • Julie Geng (St. Mark’s School, Southborough, MA, summer of 2014)
  • Helen Burns (Ashland High School, Ashland, WI, summer of 2016)
  • Yee Yang (Rufus King International High School, Milwaukee, WI, summer of 2017)
  • Benadeta Lu (Milwaukee High School of the Arts, Milwaukee, WI, summer of 2017)