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Frank Hahn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Division of Natural and Physical Sciences
Philander Smith College

501-975-8511 (phone)
Kendall Science Building
Office #KB203
900 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR  72202

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Ph.D. in Chemistry, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, 2003
M.P.H. in Public Health, The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MA, 1998
M.S. in Chemistry, Hanyang University, Seoul, S. Korea. 1990
B.S. in chemistry, Hanyang University, Seoul, S. Korea, 1988

Professional Organizations
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)

Research Interests
1) Biomedical Proteomics and Metabolomics using Hyphenated Mass Spectrometry;
2) Chemical Spectroscopy;
3) Computational Chemistry;
4) Gas-Phase Kinetics;
5) Organic Synthesis

Selected Publications
  • S. Gupta, Sowokinos J.R., I. Hahn, Recombinant expression of UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase isozyme related to cold-induced sweetening in potato tubers, J. Plant Physiol , 165 (2008) 679.
  • D.A. Murtazina, U. Andersson, I. Hahn, I. Bjorkhem, G. Ansari, I. Pikuleva, Contamination with Escherichia Coli Phospholipids Affects Substrate Binding of Recombinant Human Cytochrome P450 27 A1(CyP27A1), Journal of Lipid Research, 45 (2004) 2345.
  • J. Dunsmore, I. Hahn et al, Protein Profiling of Spinal Cord Tissue after Spinal Cord Injury, ASMS Proceedings (2004).
  • I. Hahn, Ph.D. Dissertation, The Study of Proton and Metal Ion Interactions with Biomolecules by Tandem Mass Spectrometry, The University of Akron (2003).
  • I. Hahn and C. Wesdemiotis, Protonation Thermochemisty of ß-Alanine An Evaluation of Proton Affinities and Entropies determined by the Extended Kinetic Method, Int’l J. of Mass Spec. 222 (2003) 465.
  • I. Hahn et al, Gas-Phase Na+ Binding to Dipeptides with Basic Side Chains, ASMS Proceedings (2002).
  • I. Hahn and C. Wesdemiotis, The Gas-Phase Na+ Binding to Cytosine and Methylcytosine, ASMS Proceedings (2001).
  • I. Hahn and C. Wesdemiotis, The Proton Affinity of ß-Alanine, the Simplest ß-Amino Acid, ASMS Proceedings (2000).
  • I. Park, I. Hahn, D.K. Kim and T. Saegusa, a Nonionic Hydrogel from the Telechelics by Utilizing Living Polymerization of 2-Oxazoline, Die Angewante Makromolekulare Chemie 190 (1991), 165-176 (Nr.3220).
  • I. Hahn, M.S. Dissertation, Synthesis of a Nonionic Hydrogel from the Telechelics by Utilizing Ring-opening Polymerization of 2-Methyl-2-oxazoline, The Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea (1989).

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