Ming Yan is a technology specialist and patent agent in Fish & Richardson’s San Diego office. Prior to joining the firm, Ming was a graduate researcher at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, where his research involved the total synthesis of araiosamines, he oversaw research projects in synthetic methodology development, and he coordinated academic collaborations with the pharmaceutical industry.
Peer reviewed journal articles
Yan, M.; Lo, J. C.; Edwards, J. T.; Baran, P. S. Radicals: reactive intermediates with translational potential. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12692–12714.
Tian, M.*; Yan, M.*; Baran, P. S. 11-step total synthesis of araiosamines. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 14234–14237. [* denotes equal contribution]
Yan, M.; Baran, P. S. Drug discovery: fighting evolution with chemical synthesis. Nature 2016, 533, 326–327.
Qin, T.; Malins, L. R.; Edwards, J. T.; Merchant, R. R.; Novak, A. J. E.; Zhong, J. Z.; Mills, R. B.; Yan, M.; Yuan, C.; Eastgate, M. D.; Baran, P. S. Nickel catalyzed Barton decarboxylation and Giese reactions: a practical take on classic transforms. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 129, 266–271.
Li, C.; Wang, J.; Barton, L. M.; Yu, S.; Tian, M.; Peters, D. S.; Kumar, M.; Yu, A. W.; Johnson, K.; Chatterjee, A. K.; Yan, M.; Baran, P. S. Decarboxylative borylation. Science 2017, 10.1126/science.aam7355.
Miles, W. H.; Yan, M. Synthesis of farinomalein. Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 1710–1712.