Prof. Yong JU, Ph. D.

Department of Chemistry, TsinghuaUniversity, Beijing, 100084, P. R. China

Tel: (8610) 62792795

Fax: (8610) 62781695




1992 Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Lanzhou University, China 

1987 M.S. Organic Chemistry, Lanzhou University, China

1982 B.S.Chemistry, Lanzhou University, China



2003.12 – Present Professor, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, China

1995.08 – 2003.11 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, China.

2005.11 – 2006.02 Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

2001.07 – 2002.07 Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, OhioStateUniversity, Columbus, Ohio, USA

1996.09 – 1998.03 Visiting Scholar, Department of Plant Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

1993 – 1995 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, TsinghuaUniversity.

1982 – 1993 Teaching Assistant, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, LanzhouUniversity.



Natural Product Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, Chemical Biology.



2000 – Present Synthesis of glycoconjugate, phosphoramidates, phosphopeptide library and the biological function. 

1993 – Present Synthesis of biological small molecules containing phosphorus, their biomimetic reaction and mechanism under the phosphorus participation.

1983 – Present Biological active secondary plant products from plants and their structure-effect relationship and the chemical modification.



  1. 2nd Prize of the Natural Science by the Ministry of Education, China, 2003.

  2. 3rd Prize of the Advancement of Science and Technology by State Education Committee of China, 1997.

  3. 2nd Prize of the Advancement of Science and Technology by State Education Committee of China, 1995.

  4. Young Chemist Prize, GansuProvinceDivision of Chinese Chemistry Society, 1993.

  5. 3rd Prize of the Advancement of Science and Technology by GansuProvinceof China, 1990.




  1. Hu YF, Fu H, Xi CJ, Ju Y, Reagents for Modern Organic Synthesis-properties, Preparation and Reaction, Chemical Industry Publication,2006.

  2. Ju Y, Phosphorus and Life Science (Chapter 8), edited by YF Zhao, GH Zhao, and Y Ma ,Tsinghua University Publication,2005.

  3. Ju Y, Zhao GH, and Xi CJ, Design of Organic Synthesis,TsinghuaUniversity Publication, 2002.



1. Hu J, Zhang M, Yu LB, Ju Y, Synthesis and binding ability of 1,2,3-triazole-based triterpenoid receptors for recognition of Hg2+ ion, Bioorganic Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2010, 20(15), 4342-4345.

2. Hu J, Zhang M, Ju Y, A simple oleanlic acid derivative as potent organogelator, Soft Matter, 2009, 5(24), 4971-4974.

3. Li Y, Li GT, Wang XY, Li WN, Su ZX, Zhang YH and Ju Y, Unique twist ribbons generated by oligo(p-phenylene ethylene) bearing dimeric bile acid pendant groups, Chemistry, A European Journal, 2009, 15, 6399-6407.

4. Li Y, Li GT, Wang XY, Lin CX, Zhang YH, Ju Y, Poly(p-phenylene ethynylene)s with facially amphiphilic pendant group: solvatochromism and supramolecular assemblies, Chemistry, A European Journal, 2008, 14, 10331-10339.

5. Jin XY, Ding HX, Yang RC, Xiao Q, Ju Y, Synthesis of carbohydrate-conjugated furo[2,3-d] pyrimidine using “Click Chemistry”, Synthesis, 2008, (6), 865-870.

6. Jin XY, Yang RC, Jin PY, Xiao Q, Ju Y, Synthesis of carbohydrate-conjugated dT analogues using “Click Chemistry”, Synthesis, 2007, (19),2967-2972.

7. Jin PY, Jin P, Ruan YA, Ju Y, Zhao YF, Synthesis of some novel 1, 2, 3-triazole-fused oligonucleoside and oligosaccharide analogs, Synlett, 2007, (19), 3003-3006.

8. Jin PY, Liu K, Ji SH, Ju Y, Zhao YF, Synthesis of novel steroidal bioconjugates with AZT and phosphorus, Synthesis, 2007, (3), 407-411.

9. Wu DM, Ji SH, Wu, Y, Ju Y, Zhao YF, Synthesis and antitumor activity of bile acid-polyamine-nucleoside conjugates, Bioorganic Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2007, 17, 2983-2986.

10. Zhang Z, Ju Y, Zhao YF, Synthesis of 1, 2, 3-triazole-containing bile acid dimers and properties of inverse micellar mimics, Chemistry Letters, 2007, 36, 1450-1451.