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

Roizen, Jennifer L., et al. “Selective Intermolecular Amination of CH Bonds at Tertiary Carbon Centers.” Angewandte Chemie, vol. 125, no. 43, Wiley, Oct. 2013, pp. 11553–56. Crossref, doi:10.1002/ange.201304238. Full Text

Roizen, Jennifer L., et al. “Selective intermolecular amination of C-H bonds at tertiary carbon centers..” Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 52, no. 43, Oct. 2013, pp. 11343–46. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.201304238. Full Text

Craig, Robert A., et al. “Enantioselective synthesis of a hydroxymethyl-cis-1,3-cyclopentenediol building block..” Organic Letters, vol. 14, no. 22, Nov. 2012, pp. 5716–19. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol3027297. Full Text

Perry, Richard H., et al. “Capturing fleeting intermediates in a catalytic C-H amination reaction cycle..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 109, no. 45, Nov. 2012, pp. 18295–99. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1207600109. Full Text

Roizen, Jennifer L., et al. “Metal-catalyzed nitrogen-atom transfer methods for the oxidation of aliphatic C-H bonds..” Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 45, no. 6, June 2012, pp. 911–22. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ar200318q. Full Text

Behenna, Douglas C., et al. “Enantioselective decarboxylative alkylation reactions: catalyst development, substrate scope, and mechanistic studies..” Chemistry (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany), vol. 17, no. 50, Dec. 2011, pp. 14199–223. Epmc, doi:10.1002/chem.201003383. Full Text

Seto, Masaki, et al. “Catalytic Enantioselective Alkylation of Substituted Dioxanone Enol Ethers: Ready Access to C(α)-Tetrasubstituted Hydroxyketones, Acids, and Esters.” Angewandte Chemie, vol. 120, no. 36, Wiley, Aug. 2008, pp. 6979–82. Crossref, doi:10.1002/ange.200801424. Full Text

Smith, Thomas E., et al. “ChemInform Abstract: Total Synthesis of (-)-Hennoxazole A (I)..” Cheminform, vol. 39, no. 20, Wiley, May 2008. Crossref, doi:10.1002/chin.200820213. Full Text

Smith, Thomas E., et al. “Total synthesis of (-)-hennoxazole A..” The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 73, no. 1, Jan. 2008, pp. 142–50. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jo7018015. Full Text