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Chemistry Department

Faculty & Staff

Folmer-Andersen, Frantz

B.A. (2001) Bard College (Chemistry)
Ph.D. (2006) University of Texas at Austin (Chemistry)


Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Office: CSB 317
Phone: (845) 257-3796
E-mail: andersef@newpaltz.edu

Career History

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2006-2008) The Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, The University of Strasbourg

Teaching Interests

Organic chemistry, molecular orbital theory, experimental physical chemistry, spectroscopy

Research/Creative Activity

Physical organic, supramolecular and bioorganic chemistry, molecular recognition, stereochemistry, nanoscience

Awards, Honors & Recognition

New Undergraduate Investigator Award (2009-2011) The Petroleum Research Fund of the American Chemical Society

International Research Fellowship (2006-2008) The National Science Foundation

Publications

"Structural Studies of Diaminocyclohexane-Containing Aza-Crown Ether Macrocycles and Their Zn(II) Complexes" Atwood, P. D.; Aykanat, A.; Shalumova, T.; Tanski, J. M.; Folmer-Andersen, J. F. Polyhedron 2014, 67, 191-198.

“Aza-Crown Macrocycles as Chiral Solvating Agents for Mandelic Acid Derivatives” Quinn, T. P.; Atwood, P. D.; Tanski, J. M.; Moore, T. F.; Folmer-Andersen, J, F. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 59, 10020-10030.

“Thermoresponsive Dynamers: Thermally Induced, Reversible Chain Elongation of Amphiphilic Poly(acylhydrazones)” Folmer-Andersen, J, F.; Lehn, J.-M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 10966-10973.

“Cooperative, Bottom-Up Generation of Rigid-Rod Nanostructures Through Dynamic Polymer Chemistry” Folmer-Andersen, J. F.; Buhler, E.; Candau, S.-J.; Joilie, S.; Schmutz, M.; Lehn, J.-M. Polym. Int. 2010, 59, 1477-1491.

“Constitutional Adaptation of Dynamic Polymers: Hydrophobically Driven Sequence Selection in Dynamic Covalent Polyacylhydrazones” Folmer-Andersen, J. F.; Lehn, J.-M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 7664-7667.

“Using Enantioselective Indicator Displacement Assays to Determine the Enantiomeric Excess of a-Amino Acids” Leung, D.; Folmer-Andersen, J.F.; Lynch, V.; Anslyn, E.V. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12318-12327.

“Detection of a Chemical Warfare Simulant by Phosphorylation of a Coumarin Oximate” Wallace, K. J.; Fagbemi, R. I.; Folmer-Andersen, J. F.; Morey, J.; Lynch, V. M.; Anslyn, E. V. Chem. Commun. 2006, 3886-3888.

“Pattern-Based Discrimination of Enantiomeric and Structurally Similar Amino Acids: An Optical Mimic of the Mammalian Taste Response” Folmer-Andersen, J. F.; Kitamura, M.; Anslyn, E. V. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 5652-5653.

““Naked-Eye” Detection of Histidine by Regulation of Cu(II) Coordination Modes” Folmer-Andersen, J. F.; Lynch, V. M.; Anslyn, E. V. Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 5319-5326.

“Colorimetric Enantiodiscrimination of α-Amino acids in Protic Media” Folmer-Andersen, J. F.; Lynch, V. M.; Anslyn, E. V. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7986-7987.

“2,6-Di(pyrimidin-4-yl)pyridine Ligands with Nitrogen-Containing Auxiliaries: The Formation of Functionalized Molecular Clefts upon Metal Coordination,” Folmer-Andersen, J, F.; Aït-Haddou, H.; Lynch, V.; Anslyn, E. V. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 8674-8681.

“Regiochemical Variation in the Electrophilic Addition of HBr to 1-phenylprop-1-yne,” Weiss, H. M.; Touchette, K. M.; Andersen, F.; Iskhakov, D. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2003, 1, 2148-2151.

“Remarkable Cooperativity Between a Zn(II) Ion and Guanidinium/Ammonium Groups in the Hydrolysis of RNA,” Aït-Haddou, H.; Sumaoka, J.; Wiskur, S.; Folmer-Andersen, J, F.; Anslyn, E. V. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 4013-4016.