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Dr. Florian Feist

Research Fellow

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Brief Curriculum Vitae
since 06/20 Scientific coworker under supervision of  Prof. Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
04/17 – 05/20 Scientific co-worker and PhD studies in a collaborative project under the supervision of Prof. Barner.-Kowollik, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Dr. James Blinco (QUT) and Prof. Tanja Weil, Max-Plank-Institute for Polymer Research (MPIP)
03/17 Scientific coworker under supervision of Prof. Barner-Kowollik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
09/16 – 02/17 Master Thesis “Synthesis of Fluorescent Photoreactive Monomers” under supervision of of Prof. Barner-Kowollik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
04/16 – 08/16 Scientific coworker under supervision of Prof. Barner-Kowollik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
10/14 – 04/15 Scientific coworker and student research assistant under the supervision of  Prof. Barner-Kowollik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
03/14 – 06/14 Bachelor Thesis “Synthese von Amid-Monomeren und photochemisch-sequenzkontrollierte Polymerisation”  under supervision of Prof. Barner-Kowollik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
08/13 – 10/13 Student research assistant in the Macroarc Group, KIT
since 10/11 Studies of Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
08/10 – 11/13 Civilian service: forestry district Baden-Baden
07/10 Secondary school examination (Abitur) at Klosterschule vom heiligen Grab, Baden-Baden, Germany

QUT Excellence Top-Up Scholarship Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia
QUT Postgraduate Award (QUTPRA) and QUT HDR Tuition Fee Sponsorship
German National Research Foundation
Deutschlandstipendium, Clariant SE

[688] A Self-Catalyzed Visible Light Driven Thiol Ligation

Rodrigues, L. L; Micallef, A. S.; Pfrunder, M.; Truong, V.X.; McMurtrie, J. C.; Dargaville, T.R.; Goldmann, A. S.; Feist, F.; Barner-Kowollik, C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 7292-7297.

[659] Combining Photodeprotection and Ligation into a Dual Color Gated Reaction System

Alves, J.; Krappitz, T.; Feist, F., Blinco, J.P.; Barner-Kowollik, C., Eur. Polym. J. 2020, 26, 16985 – 16989.

[656] A Holistic Approach for Anthracene Photochemistry Kinetics

Kislyak, A.; Kodura. D.; Frisch, H.; Feist, F.; Van Steenberge, P. H. M.; Barner-Kowollik, C.; D’hooge, D. R Chem. Eng. J. 2020, 126259.

[633] Light Induced Ligation of o-Quinodimethanes with Gated Fluorescence Self-Reporting

Feist, F.; Rodrigues, L. L.; Walden, S. L.; Krappitz, T. W.; Dargaville, T. R.; Weil, T.; Goldmann, A. S.; Blinco, J. P.; Barner-Kowollik, C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 7744-7748.

[632] On-Demand Acid-Gated Fluorescence Switch-On in Photo-Generated Nanospheres

Hooker, J. P.; Feist, F.; Delafresnaye, L.; Cavalli, F.; Barner, L.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 4986-4989 (see journal cover).

[611] Precisely Controlled Microsphere Design via Visible-Light Crosslinking of Functional Prepolymers

Hooker, J.; Feist, F.; Delafresnaye, L.; Barner, L.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 1905399 (see journal cover).

[593] Light-Controlled Orthogonal Covalent Bond Formation at Two Different Wavelengths

Menzel, J. P.; Feist, F.; Tuten, B.; Weil, T.; Blinco, J. P.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 7470-7474.

[573] Polymer Networks Based on Photo-Caged Diene Dimerization

Krappitz, T.; Feist, F.; Lamparth, I.; Moszner, N.; John, H.; Blinco, J. P.; Dargaville, T. R.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Mater. Horiz. 2019, 6, 81-89.

[616] Hybrid Photo-induced Copolymerization of Ring-Strained and Vinyl Monomers Utilizing Metal-Free Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization Conditions

Krappitz, T.; Jovic, K.; Feist, F.; Frisch, H.; Rigoglioso, V. P.; Blinco, J. P.; Boydston, A. J.; Barner-Kowollik, C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 16605-16609.

[572] Visible Light Induced Ligation via o-Quinodimethane Thioethers

Feist, F.; Menzel, J. P.; Weil, T.; Blinco, J. P.; Barner-Kowollik, C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 11848-11854.

[461] Coding and Decoding Libraries of Sequence Defined Functional Copolymers Synthesized via Photoligation

Zydziak, N.; Konrad, W.; Feist, F.; Afonin, S.; Weidner, S.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 13672.

[394] Photo-Induced Sequence Defined Macromolecules via Hetero Bifunctional Synthons

Zydziak, N.; Feist, F.; Huber, B.; Mueller, J. O.; Barner-Kowollik, C. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 1799-1802.

[01] Iterative Reactions of Transient Boronic Acids Enable Sequential C–C Bond Formation
Battocchio, C.; Feist, F.; Hafner, A.; Simon, M.; Tran, D.N.; Allwood, D.M.; Blakemore, D.C.; Ley, S.V. Nature Chem. 2016 DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2439


A great night for the team at the bowling alley last night - roll on! A big thank you to the social team for organizing regular social events for us ☀️

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