Xiaocong Wang

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Basic Information



Xiaocong Wang






College of Informatics, Huazhong Agricultural University 


1 Shizishan Jie, Hongshan Qu, Wuhan 430070, China




Research Interest

Force field parameter development; Machine learning in computational biochemistry; Protein-carbohydrate interaction in drug discovery.

Academic activities

Member of Hubei Key Laboratory of Agricultural Bioinformatics

Education and research experience

2003.09~2007.07: Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China; Bachelor

2007.08~2015.12: Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia; Ph.D.

2016.02~2018.02: Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia; Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Scientist

2018.04~present: Lecturer, College of Informatics, Huazhong Agricultural University


Grants (Government-funded)


· Huazhong Agricultural University Scientific and Technological Self-innovation Foundation


Representative publications*for corresponding authors, # for first authors



1. Wang, X. C.; Woods, R. J., Insights into furanose solution conformations: beyond the two-state model. J. Biomol. NMR 2016, 64 (4), 291-305.


2. Queiroz, I. N. L.; Wang, X. C.; Glushka, J. N.; Santos, G. R. C.; Valente, A. P.; Prestegard, J. H.; Woods, R. J.; Mourao, P. A. S.; Pomin, V. H., Impact of sulfation pattern on the conformation and dynamics of sulfated fucan oligosaccharides as revealed by NMR and MD. Glycobiology 2015, 25 (5), 535-547.


3. Krishnamurthy, V. R.; Sardar, M. Y. R.; Ying, Y.; Song, X. Z.; Haller, C.; Dai, E. B.; Wang, X. C.; Hanjaya-Putra, D.; Sun, L. J.; Morikis, V.; Simon, S. I.; Woods, R. J.; Cummings, R. D.; Chaikof, E. L., Glycopeptide analogues of PSGL-1 inhibit P-selectin in vitro and in vivo. Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 12.


4. Hsu, C. H.; Park, S.; Mortenson, D. E.; Foley, B. L.; Wang, X. C.; Woods, R. J.; Case, D. A.; Powers, E. T.; Wong, C. H.; Dyson, H. J.; Kelly, J. W., The Dependence of Carbohydrate-Aromatic Interaction Strengths on the Structure of the Carbohydrate. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 (24), 7636-7648.


5. Zhang, W. H.; Meredith, R.; Yoon, M. K.; Wang, X. C.; Woods, R. J.; Carmichael, I.; Serianni, A. S., Synthesis and O-Glycosidic Linkage Conformational Analysis of C-13-Labeled Oligosaccharide Fragments of an Antifreeze Glycolipid. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84 (4), 1706-1724.


6. Zhang, W. H.; Turney, T.; Meredith, R.; Pan, Q. F.; Sernau, L.; Wang, X. C.; Hu, X. S.; Woods, R. J.; Carmichael, I.; Serianni, A. S., Conformational Populations of beta-(1 -> 4) O-Glycosidic Linkages Using Redundant NMR J-Couplings and Circular Statistics. J. Phys. Chem. B 2017, 121 (14), 3042-3058.


7. Turney, T.; Pan, Q. F.; Sernau, L.; Carmichael, I.; Zhang, W. H.; Wang, X. C.; Woods, R. J.; Serianni, A. S., O-Acetyl Side-Chains in Monosaccharides: Redundant NMR Spin-Couplings and Statistical Models for Acetate Ester Conformational Analysis. J. Phys. Chem. B 2017, 121 (1), 66-77.


8. Singh, A.; Tessier, M. B.; Pederson, K.; Wang, X. C.; Venot, A. P.; Boons, G. J.; Prestegard, J. H.; Woods, R. J., Extension and validation of the GLYCAM force field parameters for modeling glycosaminoglycans. Can. J. Chem. 2016, 94 (11), 927-935.


Book Chapter:


1. Hadad, M. J.; Zhang, W. H.; Turney, T.; Sernau, L.; Wang, X. C.; Woods, R. J.; Incandela, A.; Surjancev, I.; Wang, A.; Yoon, M. K.; Coscia, A.; Euell, C.; Meredith, R.; Carmichael, I.; Serianni, A. S., NMR Spin-Couplings in Saccharides: Relationships Between Structure, Conformation and the Magnitudes of J(HH), J(CH) and J(CC) Values. In Nmr in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology, Kato, K.; Peters, T., Eds. Royal Soc Chemistry: Cambridge, 2017; Vol. 10, pp 20-100.   



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