Dr. Birgit Janza

Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Department of Chemistry
Duesbergweg 10–14
Room 2.124
55128 Mainz
Phone: +49 6131/39-20479
E-mail: janza@uni-mainz.de
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Born: 1976
1996–1997 Studies in egyptology, archaeology and ethnology
1997–2002 Studies in Chemistry (Diploma) at Marburg University
2001–2002 Diploma Thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. Armido Studer on stereoselective electrophile 5-exo-cyclisations of alkoxyamine derivatives
2002–2006 PhD thesis in the Studer Group in Marburg and Münster University (since 2004)
2007–2008 PostDoc in the group of Prof. Dr. Gregory Fu, MIT, Boston on stereoselective Ni-catalyzed cross-couplings
Since 2009 Permanent scientist in the Waldvogel group
Responsibilities: group administration, teaching (Advanced Organic Chemistry), studies manager for B. Sc. "Polymerchemie" and "Angewandte organische Chemie"
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Publications:

S. R. Waldvogel, B. Janza, Renaissance elektrochemischer Methoden für den Aufbau komplexer Moleküle, Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 7248–7249;
[DOI: 10.1002/ange.201405082] S. R. Waldvogel, B. Janza, Renaissance of Electrosynthetic Methods for the Construction of Complex Molecules, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 7122–7123.
[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201405082]

A. Garsuch, F. F. Chesneau, S. R. Waldvogel, B. Janza, Electrochemical cell comprising sulfur-containing polymer, PCT Int. Appl. 2013, WO 2013144842 A1 20131003; U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. 2013 US 20130260206 A1 20131003.

A. Garsuch, A. Panchenko, S. Waldvogel, B. Janza, Polymers derived from vinyl repeating units, sulfides, polysulfides, and lithium salt as electrode materials for electrical cells, PCT Int. Appl. 2012, WO 2012168862 A1 20121213.

C. Röben, M. Stasiak, B. Janza, A. Greiner, J. H. Wendorff, A. Studer, Immobilization of Oligostyrene-Prolinol Conjugates into Polystyrene via Electrospinning and Applications of these Fibers in Catalysis, Synthesis 2008, 2163–2168.
[DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1067146]

B. Janza, Neue Methoden in der radikalischen Heterocyclensynthese, Dissertation, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 2006.

B. Janza und A. Studer, Isonitrile Trapping Reactions under Thermolysis of Alkoxyamines for the Synthesis of Quinolines, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1875–1878.
[DOI: 10.1021/ol0604421]

B. Janza, A. Studer, Stereoselective Cyclization Reactions of IBX-Generated Alkoxyamidyl Radicals, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 6991–6994.
[DOI: 10.1021/jo0509399]

T. Pfretzschner, L. Kleemann, B. Janza, K. Harms T. Schrader, On the Role of P(III) Ligands in the Conjugate Addition of Diorganozinc Derivatives to Enones, Chem. Eur. J. 2004, 10, 6048–6057.
[DOI: 10.1002/chem.200400316]

B. Janza, A. Studer, Stereoselective Electrophilic Cyclisation of O-Homoallyl Hydroxylamine Derivatives, Synthesis 2002, 2117–2123.
[DOI: 10.1055/s-2002-34385]