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

Ayer, SK, and Roizen, JL. "Sulfamate Esters Guide C(3)-Selective Xanthylation of Alkanes." The Journal of Organic Chemistry 84.6 (March 2019): 3508-3523. Full Text

Craig, RA, Roizen, JL, Smith, RC, Jones, AC, Virgil, SC, and Stoltz, BM. "Correction: Enantioselective, convergent synthesis of the ineleganolide core by a tandem annulation cascade." Chemical Science 10.4 (January 14, 2019): 1254-1255. Full Text

Mack, JBC, Bedell, TA, Deluca, RJ, Hone, GAB, Roizen, JL, Cox, CT, Sorensen, EJ, and Du Bois, J. "Rhodium-Catalyzed C-H Amination: A Case Study of Selectivity in C-H Functionalization Reactions." Journal of Chemical Education 95.12 (December 11, 2018): 2243-2248. Full Text

Blackburn, JM, and Roizen, JL. "Easy access to elusive radical reactions." Science (New York, N.Y.) 362.6411 (October 2018): 157-158. Full Text

Shehata, MF, Ayer, SK, and Roizen, JL. "Iron(MCP) Complexes Catalyze Aziridination with Olefins As Limiting Reagents." The Journal of Organic Chemistry 83.9 (May 2018): 5072-5081. Full Text

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


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.