Hongfen Yang

Hongfen Yang, M.S.
Hongfen Yang, M.S.


  • Master of Science, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Bachelor of Science, College of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Hubei University, China

Entry Date into the Medicinal Chemistry PhD program: August 2015

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Discovery of Antibacterial & Biofilm-Eradicating Agents

Professional Experience

  • Graduate Assistant, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, 2015-present
  • Research Assistant, Key laboratory for Biomedical Effects of Nanomaterial and Nanosafety, University of Chinese Academy of Science, 2009-2012
  • Research Assistant, College of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Hubei University, 2007-2008


Yang, H.; Abouelhassan, Y.; Burch, G. M.; Kallifidas, D.; Huang, G.; Yousaf, H.; Jin, S.; Luesch, H.; Huigens III, R. W. “A Highly Potent Class of Halogenated Phenazine Antibacterial and Biofilm-Eradicating Agents Accessed Through a Modular Wohl-Aue Synthesis.” Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 2003.

Garrison, A. T.; Abouelhassan, Y.; Yang, H.; Yousaf, H. H.; Nguyen, T.; Huigens III, R. W. “Microwave-Enhanced Friedländer Synthesis for the Rapid Assembly of Halogenated Quinolines with Antibacterial and Biofilm Eradication Activities against Drug Resistant and Tolerant Bacteria.” Med. Chem. Commun. 20178, 720-724.

Yang Hong-Fen; Lu Wei; Liu Lei; Liu Yu; Wu Hai-Chen. Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Hydrogenation Catalysis of a CF3-BINAP(O)-Rh-COD Complex. Chinese J. Struct. Chem. 2012, 32, 1669-1675.

Contact Information

Email: hongfenyang261@ufl.edu