Faculty Profiles

Jennifer Roizen
Assistant Professor 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

Short, MA, Blackburn, JM, and Roizen, JL. "Sulfamate Esters Guide Selective Radical-Mediated Chlorination of Aliphatic C-H Bonds." Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English) 57.1 (January 2018): 296-299. Full Text

Roizen, JL, Jones, AC, Smith, RC, Virgil, SC, and Stoltz, BM. "Model Studies To Access the [6,7,5,5]-Core of Ineleganolide Using Tandem Translactonization-Cope or Cyclopropanation-Cope Rearrangements as Key Steps." The Journal of organic chemistry 82.24 (December 2017): 13051-13067. Full Text

Blackburn, JM, Short, MA, Castanheiro, T, Ayer, SK, Muellers, TD, and Roizen, JL. "Synthesis of N-Substituted Sulfamate Esters from Sulfamic Acid Salts by Activation with Triphenylphosphine Ditriflate." Organic letters 19.21 (November 2017): 6012-6015. Full Text

Laulhé, S, Blackburn, JM, and Roizen, JL. "Exhaustive Suzuki-Miyaura reactions of polyhalogenated heteroarenes with alkyl boronic pinacol esters." Chemical communications (Cambridge, England) 53.53 (June 2017): 7270-7273. Full Text

Craig, RA, Roizen, JL, Smith, RC, Jones, AC, Virgil, SC, and Stoltz, BM. "Enantioselective, Convergent Synthesis of the Ineleganolide Core by a Tandem Annulation Cascade." Chemical science 8.1 (January 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 Open Access Copy

Roizen, JL, Zalatan, DN, and Du Bois, J. "ChemInform Abstract: Selective Intermolecular Amination of C-H Bonds at Tertiary Carbon Centers." ChemInform 45.13 (April 1, 2014): no-no. 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


Cox, CT, Nam, S, Koenig, J, Ortega, C, Roizen, JL, and Du Bois, J. "Bridging the gap between research and teaching: A C-H insertion project." September 8, 2013.