Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

Institut für Chemie  (» Postanschrift)

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Institut für Chemie  (» Postanschrift)

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Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

Curriculum Vitae

1966 Born in Northern Germany
1986 Graduation from High School, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
1986 – 1992 Study of Chemistry at the Universität Marburg, Germany
Diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. K. H. Dötz in Marburg, Germany
1992 – 1994 PhD-Thesis with Prof. Dötz in Bonn, Germany
Title: "Carben-Komplex-funktionalisierte Pauson-Khand-Systeme"
1995 – 1996 Postdoctoral studies with Prof. Dr. R. G. Bergman at the University of California at Berkeley, USA
Project title: "Two New Twists on Zirconocene Chemistry: Helical Structures and Catalytic Dimerizations"
1996 – 2000 Habilitation at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany with Prof. Dr. S. Blechert
Title: "Übergangsmetallkatalyse selektiver Michael-Reaktionen"
2001 – 2006 Associate Professor (C3) at the Universität Stuttgart, Germany
since 2006 Full Professor (W3) at the Universität Oldenburg, Germany

Latest publications


Daniel Krieger, Jens Christoffers,

"Ring Transformation of α-Amino-β-oxoesters to δ-Butyrolactams",

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2023, 26, e202300757.


Enno Aeissen, Aaron R. von Seggern, Marc Schmidtmann, Jens Christoffers,

"Enantioselective Synthesis of [b]-Annulated Azepane Scaffolds",

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2023, 26, e202300180.


Jean-Marico Speldrich, Marc Schmidtmann, Jens  Christoffers,

"Synthetic Studies Towards Pheromones by Cyanide-Catalyzed Ring- Transformation of α-Hydroxy-β-oxoesters to δ-Valerolactones",

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2023, 26, e202201391.


Nils Schröder, Marc Schmidtmann, Henrik Mouritsen, Jens Christoffers,

"Synthesis of Flavin-Indole-Conjugates with Rigid Diamino Linkers as Cryptochrome Model Compounds",

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2023, 26, e202201327.


Lukas Fliegel, Jens Christoffers,

"Synthesis of Annulated Benzofuran Derivatives from α-(Iodophenyl)-β-oxoesters",

Org. Lett. 2022, 24, 8526-8530.

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