Lecturer of Chemistry
Academic Areas: Organic Chemistry
Luo Fan is a lecturer of organic chemistry at School of Chemical and Chemical Engineering of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Her research involves asymmetric catalysis, free radical chemistry and biotransformation. She focuses on improving stereoselectivity of hydrogenation on C=C double bond and free radical reactions. She teaches organic chemistry for medical and nursing majors.
PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
BA Chemical Education, 1999, HuaZhong Normal Teaching University.
School of Chemical and Chemical Engineering of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Lecturer (2005-present)
1. Fan Luo, Ping Wang, Yuefa Gong*. Highly enantioselective bioreduction of 2- fluorocinnamyl alcohols mediated bySaccharomyces cerevisiae. Tetrahedron Lett. 51(13), 1693-1695, 2010.
2. Fan Luo, Dengfu Lu, Yuefa Gong*. Enantioselective bioreduction of 2-fluoro-2-alken- 1-ols mediated bySaccharomyces cerevisiae. J. Mol. Cata. B: Enzym. 70(3-4), 101-107, 2011.
3. Mo-Hui Wei, Yi-Rong Zhou, Liang-Hu Gu, Fan Luo* and Fang-Lin Zhang*. Asymmetric organocatalytic Michael-hemiacetalization reaction: access to chiral spiro cis-δ-lactones by in situ oxidation of spiro δ-lactols.Tetrahedron Lett. 54(20), 2546-2548, 2013.