Frank W. Schmidtmann
 

Business Address                                                                               
Department of Chemistry                                                                    
University of Virginia                                                                          
McCormick Rd, P.O. Box 40319                                                      
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4319                                                         

e-mail:fws9x@virginia.edu
(434)-924-7590
 

Education        Ph.D., Synthetic Organic Chemistry, University of Virginia                           Fall 2003
                             Research Advisor: Professor Glenn J. McGarvey
                             Area: Organic reaction development and application to cancer vaccine synthesis

                            B.S., Chemistry, St. John Fisher College                                                         May 1999
                             Pittsford, New York
                             Area: Concentration in biochemistry with biology minor

Experience      Graduate Research Assistant, University of Virginia                                      1999-present
                             Research Advisor: Professor Glenn J. McGarvey
                            Synthesis of C-glycosides for use in new cancer vaccine development
                            Study of olefin cross and self metathesis of various C-glycosides and amino acids
                            Solution and solid phase synthesis of glycopeptides for use as cancer vaccines

                           Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Virginia                                      1999-2003
                            Responsible for laboratory instruction of honors and standard organic chemistry
                            Preparation of materials for and supervision of all organic chemistry labs
                            Recitation instructor for organic chemistry lecture

                           Pharmaceutical Sterile Products Technician, Rochester General Hospital    1995-1999
                            Responsible for intravenous drug preparation under a pharmacist’s supervision
                            Interaction with physicians and pharmacists for dispensing of medication to patients

Honors            Graduate
                           T.A. White Fellowship Award                                                                          2002-2003
                           Nomination for Seven Society Teaching Assistant of the Year Award                1999-2000

                          Undergraduate
                           American Institute of Chemists Outstanding Student in Biochemistry Award       1998-1999
                           Dean’s List                                                                                                       1996-1999

Publications
                            Glenn J. McGarvey, Frank W. Schmidtmann, Tyler E. Benedum, Darin E. Kizer, “Synthesis of a- and b-C-glycosides of N-acetylglucosamine,” Tetrahedron Letters 2003, 44, 3775-3779.

                Glenn J. McGarvey, Tyler E. Benedum, Frank W. Schmidtmann, “Development of Co- and Post-Translational Synthetic Strategies to C-Neoglycopeptides,” Organic Letters 2002, 4, 3591-3594.

                            Frank W. Schmidtmann, Tyler E. Benedum, Glenn J. McGarvey, “Studies Aimed at the Synthesis of Glycoamino Acids Using Olefin Cross Metathesis” (In Preparation).
 
 
 
 

References       Professor Glenn J. McGarvey                                  Professor James A. Marshall
                            Department of Chemistry                                         Department of Chemistry
                            The University of Virginia                                         The University of Virginia
                            McCormick Rd                                                       McCormick Rd
                            Charlottesville, VA 22904                                       Charlottesville, VA 22904
                            (434)-924-6158                                                     (434)-924-7997
                            email:gjm@virginia.edu                                            email:jam5x@virginia.edu
 

                            Professor Mario Geysen                                          Dr. Robert Burnett
                            Department of Chemistry                                         Department of Chemistry
                            The University of Virginia                                         The University of Virginia
                            McCormick Rd                                                       McCormick Rd
                            Charlottesville, VA 22904                                       Charlottesville, VA 22904
                            (434)-924-243-7741                                              (434)-924-4571
                            email:geysen@virginia.edu                                        email:reb3k@virginia.edu