Jennifer Matsui

Graduate Student


  University of Pennsylvania, 2014 - present
Graduate student with Prof. Gary A. Molander

B.S. University of California at Los Angeles, 2014
with Prof. Patrick G. Harran
Current Research:

  • Late-Stage C–H Alkylation of Heterocycles and 1,4-Quinones via Oxidative Homolysis of 1,4-Dihydropyridines Gutiérrez-Bonet, A.; Remeur, C.; Matsui, J. K.; Molander, G. A J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 12251.
  • Metal-free C–H alkylation of heteroarenes with alkyltrifluoroborates: a general protocol for 1°, 2° and 3° alkylation Matsui, J. K.; Primer, D. N.; Molander, G. A Chem. Sci., 2017, 8 3512.
  • Photoredox-Mediated Routes to Radicals: The Value of Catalytic Radical Generation in Synthetic Methods Development Matsui, J. K.; Lang, S. B.; Heitz, D. R.; Molander, G. A. ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 2563.
  • Organocatalyzed, Photoredox Heteroarylation of 2-Trifluoroboratochromanones via C–H Functionalization Matsui, J. K.; Molander, G. A Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 950.
  • Direct α-Arylation/Heteroarylation of 2-Trifluoroboratochromanones via Photoredox/Nickel Dual Catalysis Matsui, J. K.; Molander, G.A Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 436.
  • 1,4-Dihydropyridines as Alkyl Radical Precursors: Introducing the Aldehyde Feedstock to Nickel/Photoredox Dual Catalysis Gutiérrez-Bonet, A.; Tellis, J. C.; Matsui, J. K.; Vara, B. A.; Molander, G. A ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 8004.
  • Substituted 2,2′-bipyrroles and pyrrolylfurans via intermediate isoxazolylpyrroles Frederich, J. H.; Matsui, J. K.; Chang, R. O.; Harran, P. G.Tetrahedron Lett., 2013, 54, 2645.