Faculty Profiles

Jennifer Lyn Roizen
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry
1104 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 660-9438
(919) 660-1605



Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry, Stanford University 2010 - 2013

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology 2009

B.A., Williams College 2003

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Inorganic, Organic

Craig, II, RA, Roizen, JL, Smith, RC, Jones, AC, Virgil, SC, and Stoltz, BM. "Enantioselective, convergent synthesis of the ineleganolide core by a tandem annulation cascade." Chem. Sci. 8.1 (2017): 507-514. Full Text

Laulhé, S, Blackburn, JM, and Roizen, JL. "Selective and Serial Suzuki-Miyaura Reactions of Polychlorinated Aromatics with Alkyl Pinacol Boronic Esters." Organic letters 18.17 (September 2016): 4440-4443. Full Text

Bess, EN, DeLuca, RJ, Tindall, DJ, Oderinde, MS, Roizen, JL, Du Bois, J, and Sigman, MS. "Analyzing site selectivity in Rh2(esp)2-catalyzed intermolecular C-H amination reactions." Journal of the American Chemical Society 136.15 (April 8, 2014): 5783-5789. Full Text

Liu, Y, Liniger, M, McFadden, RM, Roizen, JL, Malette, J, Reeves, CM, Behenna, DC, Seto, M, Kim, J, Mohr, JT, Virgil, SC, and Stoltz, BM. "Formal total syntheses of classic natural product target molecules via palladium-catalyzed enantioselective alkylation." Beilstein journal of organic chemistry 10 (January 2014): 2501-2512. Full Text

Flender, C, Adams, AM, Roizen, JL, McNeill, E, Du Bois, J, and Zare, RN. "Speciation and decomposition pathways of ruthenium catalysts used for selective C–H hydroxylation." Chemical Science 5.8 (2014): 3309-3309. Full Text

Roizen, JL, Zalatan, DN, and Du Bois, J. "Selective intermolecular amination of C-H bonds at tertiary carbon centers." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 52.43 (October 18, 2013): 11343-11346. Full Text

Craig, RA, Roizen, JL, Smith, RC, Jones, AC, and Stoltz, BM. "Enantioselective synthesis of a hydroxymethyl-cis-1,3-cyclopentenediol building block." Org Lett 14.22 (November 16, 2012): 5716-5719. Full Text

Perry, RH, Cahill, TJ, Roizen, JL, Du Bois, J, and Zare, RN. "Capturing fleeting intermediates in a catalytic C-H amination reaction cycle." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109.45 (November 6, 2012): 18295-18299. Full Text

Roizen, JL, Harvey, ME, and Du Bois, J. "Metal-catalyzed nitrogen-atom transfer methods for the oxidation of aliphatic C-H bonds." Acc Chem Res 45.6 (June 19, 2012): 911-922. Full Text

Behenna, DC, Mohr, JT, Sherden, NH, Marinescu, SC, Harned, AM, Tani, K, Seto, M, Ma, S, Novák, Z, Krout, MR, McFadden, RM, Roizen, JL, Enquist, JA, White, DE, Levine, SR, Petrova, KV, Iwashita, A, Virgil, SC, and Stoltz, BM. "Enantioselective decarboxylative alkylation reactions: catalyst development, substrate scope, and mechanistic studies." Chemistry 17.50 (December 9, 2011): 14199-14223. Full Text