94th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

Thursday AM



Organizer(s) - K. Waldron
Chair(s) - Karen Waldron; Lydia Chen

08:00 00154 Estimation of the Age of Weathered Gasoline Zorzetti B.M., *Harynuk J.J.
08:20 00155 Measurement Error Models without Replicated Data *$Wentzell P.D., Tarasuk A.C.
08:40 00156 Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy using Liquid Core Waveguides Bescherer K., Waechter H., Barnes J., *$Loock H.-P.
09:00 00157 Breakup of Charged Aqueous Nanodroplets in Electric Field and in a Carrier Gas Daub C.D., $Cann N.M.
09:20 00158 SERS Investigation of Aspergillus nidulans with Nanoparticles Synthesized In Vivo *Farazkhorasani F., $Gough K.M., Prusinkiewicz M., Kaminskyj S.G.W.
09:40 00159 Investigating the Molecular Mechanisms of Action of Antimicrobial Peptide Anoplin *$Ianoul A., Won A., Pripotnev S., Ruscito A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00160 Improving Large-Scale Immobilization of Enzymatic Biosensors by Microencapsulation Guerrero Palacios M.P., *$Rochefort D., Bertrand F.
10:40 00161 A Novel Approach for Separation of Bacteria from Complex Samples for Biosensing Applications Sokullu E., Ng A., Tolba M., *$Zourob M.
11:00 00162 Nonlinear Ultrasound for Quantitative Measurements of Analytes and Mixtures Dion J.R., *Burns D.H.
11:20 00163 A General Approach to the Construction of Structure-Switching Reporters from RNA Aptamers Lau P.S., Coombes B.K., *$Li Y.
11:40 00164 Towards Aptamer-based Electrochemical Biosensor for the Detection of Anatoxin-a in Water *Esseghaier C.
12:00 00165 Entrapment of Escherichia coli in Sodium Silicate Derived Sol-Gel Material for Use in High Throughput Screening Kolesnik J., Eleftheriou N., Falconer S., Brown E.D., $Brennan J.D.
12:20 End of Session


Mass Spectrometry: Applications in Proteomics, Metabolomics and Biomarkers (joint with BM16)

Organizer(s) - L. Sleno; P. Thibault
Chair(s) - Pierre Thibault; Lekha Sleno

08:00 00166 Tandem Column LC-ESI-TOF-MS Analysis of the Metabolome of Sinorhizobium meliloti *$McCarry B.E., Deglint E.
08:20 00167 Non-Target Identification of New Urinary Modified Uracil Biomarkers of RNA Damage by Tandem Mass Spectrometry Beach D.G., *Gabryelski W.
08:40 00168 Mitochondrially Exported Cytochrome c Peroxidase Interacts with Antioxidant Enzymes to Trigger Redox Signalling Pathways Kathiresan M.K., Martins D.M., *$English A.M.
09:00 00169 Tunable GLAD Films for Small Molecule Analysis using Laser Desorption Ionization (SMALDI) Singh R., Jemere A., Wang Z., Bezuidenhout L., Brett M., Harrison D.J.
09:20 00170 High Throughput Mass Spectrometry Techniques for Differential Measurement of Metabolites *$Volmer D.A., Iglesias J., Masoodi M., Spaner D.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00171 TLC/HPTLC-MS of Active Substances and Plant Ingredients Rolli R.
11:00 00172 A Magnetic "Fishing" Assay for the Study of Protein-Protein Interactions McFadden M.J., Junop M.S., *Brennan J.D.
11:20 00173 Phosphatase Editing Defines Functionally Important Phosphorylation Sites Kanshin E.D., Bergeron Sandoval L.P., Michnick S.W., Thibault P.
11:40 00174 Molecular Characterization of the Functional Properties of Phagosomes During Evolution Boulais J., Trost M., Thibault P., Desjardins M.
12:20 End of Session


Cancer Therapeutics  

Organizer(s) - J. Gillard; J. Jaquith
Chair(s) - James Jaquith

08:00 00525 Development and Application of Mitochondria-penetrating Peptides to Drug Delivery *$Kelley S.O.K.
08:40 00526 Small Molecule Inhibitors of the Inhibitor of Apoptosis Proteins (IAPs) Gillard J.W., Boudreault A., Bureau P., Laurent A., Morris S., Jaquith J., Durkin J.P., Humphreys R.
09:20 00527 Small Molecule Antagonist of Bcl-2 Proteins for the Treatment of Cancer Shore G.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00528 Epigenetics, DNA Methylation, and Chromatin Modifying Drugs *Szyf M.
11:00 00529 Design, Synthesis, and Testing of Novel Inhibitors of the EZH2 H3K27me3 Mark Daze K., $Hof F.
11:20 00530 Novel Antiestrogens as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Breast Cancer Treatment Mendoza-Sanchez R., Cotnoir-White D., Mader S., *$Gleason J.L.
11:40 00531 Human Farnesyl Pyrophosphate Synthase: New Opportunities for a Challenging Therapeutic Target *De Schutter J.W., $Tsantrizos Y.S.
12:00 00532 Synthesis and Anti-Cancer Evaluation of Several Analogues of the Tripyrrolic Natural Product Prodigiosin *$Thompson A.
12:20 00533 Probing the Mechanism of Action of Ruthenium(III) Anticancer Agents Using In Vitro EPR Webb M.I., $Walsby C.J.


Enzyme Structure-Function

Organizer(s) - J. Keillor
Chair(s) - David Palmer

08:00 00534 Transition State Analysis of the AroA Reaction: The Challenge of Protonating a Carbon Base Lou M., Burger S. K., Gilpin M. E., Gawuga V., Capretta A., *$Berti P. J.
08:20 00535 Structure-Function of the Glyoxalase Metalloenzymes *$Honek J.F.
09:00 00536 Investigating Mechanisms of Resistance to the Thiopeptide Antibiotic Thiostrepton Myers C.L., Harris J., *$Honek J.F.
09:20 00537 Flavin Semiquinone Stability and Evolution of Function in Photolyases and Cryptochromes Damiani M.J., Nostedt J.J., Trasolini R.P., *$O'Neill M.A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00538 Are Good Influenza Sialidase Inhibitors Transition State Analogs? *$Bennet A.J., Shidmoossavee F.S., Chan J.
11:00 00539 Activity-based Protein Profiling of Kinases to Identify their Role During Hepatitis C Replication McKay C.S., Blais D.R., Liu J., Zhou H., Figeys D., *$Pezacki J.P.
11:20 00540 An Enzymologist's Holiday: Mechanistic Analysis of Activation and Signaling in Growth Factor Receptor Systems Schlee S., Wright Jr., J.D., Atanasova M., Sazinsky S.L., Riera T.V., Whitty A.
11:40 00541 Nature's Manifold Mechanisms for Glycan Degradation Jongkees S., *$Withers S.G.
12:20 00542 Overcoming Rapid Suicide-Peroxide Inactivation of Chloroperoxidase: Kinetic Modeling of a Gel Entrapped Peroxide-Resistant Biocatalyst *$Nazari K., Mahmoudi A., Abedini M., Soltani S.


Radiopharmaceuticals and Imaging (joint with IN6)

Organizer(s) - R. Schirrmacher; P. Caravan
Chair(s) - Raman Chirakal; Ralf Schirrmacher; Peter Caravan

08:00 00543 Evaluation of Bifunctional Chelates for Radiopharmaceutical Development Ferreira C.L., Yapp D.T.T., Gill R., Bensimon C., Jurek P., Kiefer G.E.
08:40 00544 Radiochemistry Has Come of Age in Canada: A View Via Retrospectroscopy *$Ruth T.J.
09:20 00545 Radiolabelled Peptide to Improve Cancer Diagnosis by Positron Emission Tomography *$Guérin B.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00546 New Perspectives Towards Ga-68 Labeled Radiopharmaceuticals Notni J., Šime?ek J., Wester H.J.
10:40 00547 A Novel Ghrelin Analogue for the Molecular Imaging of Prostate Cancer McFarland M.S., McTavish J., Chen L., Lewis J.D., Dhanvantari S., *$Luyt L.
11:00 00548 High Molecular Weight Hyperbranched Polyglycerols: The Proper Cardiac Imaging Nanoprobe! *Saatchi K., Gelder N., Pourghiasian M., Hundal N., Brooks D.E., Bénard F., Gershkovich P., Wasan K.M., $Hafeli U.O.
11:20 00549 Development of Bifunctional Gallium Complexes for Dual-Modal Imaging Chiang L., $Storr T.
11:40 00550 Synthesis of Macrocyclic b-Sheet Mimics as Molecular Imaging Probes Hickey J.L., Simpson E.J., *$Luyt L.G.
12:00 00551 Synthesis of 18F-labeled LLP2A for use in PET Imaging Walker D., Li Y., *$Perrin D.M.
12:20 End of Session


Supramolecular Materials

Organizer(s) - H. Sleiman; A. Schmitzer
Chair(s) - Hanadi Sleiman; Dipankar Sen

08:00 Joint with MT and OR - see MT2.

12:20 End of Session


Metals in Enzymes (joint with IN7)

Organizer(s) - D.S. Bohle
Chair(s) - D. Scott Bohle

08:00 See IN7.

12:00 End of Session


Mass Spectrometry: Applications in Proteomics, Metabolomics and Biomarkers (joint with AN4)

Organizer(s) - L. Sleno; P. Thibault
Chair(s) - Pierre Thibault; Lekha Sleno

08:00 See AN4.

12:20 End of Session


New Advances in Medicinal Chemistry

Organizer(s) - M. Tomaszewski
Chair(s) - Mirek Tomaszewski

08:00 00552 Molecular Design in Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry *$Orvig C.
08:40 00553 Beta-turn Conformations About Thr and Val Residues in the Anti-inflammatory Peptide Rytvela: A Stereochemical SAR Investigation Using Alpha-amino-beta-hydroxy-gamma-lactam Peptide Mimics St-Cyr D.J., Beauregard K., Bernard V., Jamieson A.G., *$Lubell W.D.
09:00 00554 Novel Bone-targeting Pro-drug Conjugates as Dual Action Therapies for Osteoporosis *$Young R.N., Arns S., Moreau A., Morshad M.
09:40 00555 Impact of Passive Permeability and Gut Efflux Transport on the Oral Bioavailability of Novel Series of Piperidine-based Renin Inhibitors in Rodents *$Lévesque J.F., Bleasby K., Chefson A., Chen A., Dubé D., Ducharme Y., Fournier P.A., Gagné S., Gallant M., Grimm E., Hafey M., Han Y., Houle R., Lacombe P., Laliberté S., MacDonald D., Mackay B., Papp R., Tschirret-Guth R.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00556 Gewald-Type Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationship Studies of Novel 2-Aminothiophene Derivatives as Isoprenoid Biosynthesis Inhibitors Langille A.M., *Tsantrizos Y.S.
10:40 00557 Development of Novel VR1 Antagonists for the Treatment of Pain Griffin A.M.
11:20 00558 Target Mutations Spurring Drug Design Mansour T.S.
12:00 00559 Modular Substituted Piperazine Synthesis. New Approaches for the Preparation of Calcium Ion Channel Blockers Borzenko A.O., *Snutch T.P., $Schafer L.L.
12:20 End of Session


Do Teaching Techniques Make a Difference?

Organizer(s) - A. Fenster
Chair(s) - Andy Dicks

08:00 00643 Does a Single Hands-On Experience with an NMR Spectrometer Improve Student Performance in Organic Spectroscopy? *Manthorpe J.M.
08:20 00644 Integrated Research-Based Chemical Biology Undergraduate Laboratory Courses at McMaster University McKenzie N.
08:40 00645 How Authentic Scientific Inquiry Contributes to Student Engagement *$Walker T.L.
09:00 00646 Service-Learning in the Chemical Sciences Poe J.C.
09:20 00647 Evaluating Teaching: Re-visiting the Use of Chemistry Concept Inventories McWilliams A., George N., Naik K.
09:40 00648 Impact of Molecular Complexity and Bond Rotations on Cognitive Overload in Organic Stereochemistry Problems *$Miller T.A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00649 Using Analogies in Organic Chemistry: Making the Abstract Tangible *$Johnson A.E.
10:40 00650 High School Chemistry: Some Teaching Techniques that Work Jansen M.P.
11:00 00651 Bringing Micro Flow Chemistry to Undergraduate Laboratories $Greener J., Tumarakin E., Kumacheva E.
11:20 00652 Course Optimization Through Learning Goal Development, Assessment and Data Driven Modifications: Outcomes from a Large Introductory Lab Duis J.M., $Schafer L.L., Nussbaum S., Stewart J., Mah N., D'souza S.
11:40 00653 Student Contact Hours: How Much Is Too Much? Focsaneanu K.-S.
12:00 00654 Interactive Teaching and Learning Activities in the Chemistry Classroom - Large and Small *Lock P.E.
12:20 End of Session


Advances in Solar Energy Conversion: Solar Cells and Beyond (joint with IN9)

Organizer(s) - J.F. Morin; E. Zysman-Colman; M. Leclerc
Chair(s) - Mario Leclerc; Jean-Francois Morin

08:00 00722 Organoborane-Functionalized Materials *$Wang S., Lu J.S., Zlojutro V., Blight B., Hudson Z.M.
08:40 00723 Inherently Bipolar and Highly Absorbing Boronsubphthalocyanines as Functional Layers in Organic Photovoltaics *$Bender T.P., Morse G., Castrucci J.
09:20 00724 Controlling Nano-phase Segregation in Polythiophene-Fullerene Blends Gholamkhass B., *Holdcroft S.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00725 Old Building Blocks, New Materials: The Design, Synthesis, Characterization, and Device Performance of Efficient Light Harvesting Materials for Small Molecule Solution Processed Organic Photovoltaic Devices *Welch G.C., $Bazan G.C.
10:40 00726 New Ethynyl-Bridged C60 Derivatives: Synthesis and Influence of the Substituents on the Electronic Properties Rondeau-Gagné S., Lafleur-Lambert A., *$Morin J.-F.
11:00 00727 Doping as a New Approach in Promoting Charge Separation in Polymer:Fullerene Solar Cells *$Da Como E., Deschler F., Feldmann J.
11:20 00728 Towards Improved Dye-sensitized Solar Cells: Preliminary Single Molecule Studies on Photoinduced Electron Transfer Processes Godin R., Hernandez L., Palacios R., *$Cosa G.
11:40 00729 Conjugated Polymer - Fullerene Based Organic Solar Cells: Challenges for Higher Efficiency and Commercial Viability *$Drolet N., Peet J., Lungenschmied C., Shao Y., Dennler G.
12:20 End of Session



Organizer(s) - B. Peppley; C. Thurgood; P. Benard
Chair(s) - Brant A. Peppley

08:00 00730 Powered by H-N-B-H: 'Drop-in' Amine-Borane Liquid Fuels for Transportation Applications *$Baker R.T., Sneddon L.G.
08:40 00731 Microbial Genomics of Anaerobic Bacteria for Biofuel Production *Levin D.B.
09:20 00732 Development of Novel Hydrogen Storage Materials by High-Pressure Techniques *$Song Y.
09:40 00733 Electrolysers to Address Grid Intermittencies While Part of a Fuelling Stations Network Archambault M.
10:00 End of Session


Biofuels (joint with IC3)

Organizer(s) - J. Schmidt; E. Hogan
Chair(s) - J. Schmidt; E. Hogan

10:20 See IC3.

12:20 End of Session


Atmospheric Chemistry and Atmosphere-Air-Water-Soil Chemical Interactions (joint with SS4)

Organizer(s) - P.A. Ariya; P. Ayotte
Chair(s) - Parisa Ariya; Patrick Ayotte

08:40 00833 Quantification of Nitrogen Oxide Reservoir Species at Part Per Trillion Mixing Ratios Using Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy *$Osthoff H.D., Paul D., Furgeson A., Thaler R.D., Mielke L.H.
09:00 00834 Interfacial Proton and Halogen Atom Exchange following Collisions of DCl and Cl2 with Salty Glycerol and Salty Water Dempsey L.P., Brastad S.M., Nathanson G.M.
09:40 00835 Étude des phénomènes photochimiques des nitrates et analyse de l'effet de surface lors de la photolyse de HNO3 adsorbé sur la glace Pronovost S., *$Ayotte P., Marchand P.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00836 Oxidation of the Organic Component of Atmospheric Aerosols: Mechanisms and Impacts Abbatt J.
11:00 00837 Aerosol Particles from AMAZE-08 Studied by Nonlinear Optics Geiger F.M.G.
11:20 00838 Chemistry of Mercury Compounds at Various Surfaces Subir M., *$Ariya P.A.
11:40 00839 The Fluctuating Physical State of Atmospheric Particles Bertram A.K., Martin S.T., Hanna S.J., Smith M.L., Bodsworth A., Chen Q., Kuwata K., Liu A., You Y., Zorn S.R.
12:00 00840 Algae Carbon Uptake and Oxygen Production Potential at High CO2 Concentrations Wilde C., Ariya P.
12:20 End of Session


Organic Compounds in the Environment

Organizer(s) - J.-P. Gagne; L. Tremblay
Chair(s) - Jean-Pierre Gagne; Luc Tremblay

08:00 00841 Preservation of Organic Carbon and Interpretation of the Organic Biomarker Record in Sediments: New Directions *$Gelinas Y., Lalonde K., Ibrahim M., Moritz A., Ouellet A.
08:40 00842 Molecular and Spectroscopic Analysis of Non-hydrolyzable Sedimentary Organic Matter from the St. Lawrence Estuary Ibrahim M., Moritz A., Simpson A., *$Gelinas Y.
09:00 00843 Compositional Differences Between DOM Size Classes Revealed by an HPLC-FTIR System *Tremblay L., Landry C.
09:20 00844 Interactions Between Organic Matter and Iron in Sediments: Impact on the Lignin Biomarker Record Moritz A., *$Gelinas Y.
09:40 00845 The Rusty Sink: Iron Promotes the Preservation of Organic Matter in Sediments Lalonde K., *$Gélinas Y., Ouellet A., Mucci A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00846 Spatial Connectivity in a Large River System: Resolving the Sources and Fate of Dissolved Organic Matter Massicotte P., Frenette J.-J.
10:40 00847 White Like Snow ? An Optical and Bulk Chemical Characterization of Dissolved Matter in the Snowpack of Cold Temperate Environment *$Fecteau N.J., Bélanger S., Chaillou G., Gagné J.-P.
11:00 00848 Sorption Between Natural Organic Matter and Marine Microalgae Gagné J.-P., Millour M.
11:20 00849 Treatment of Pesticides in Wastewater using Membrane Bioreactor Technology Ghoshdastidar A.J., Saunders J., Brown K., Russell C., Tong A.Z.
11:40 00850 Can Photocatalytic Advanced Oxidation Separate the Irradiation Step from the Oxidation Step? The Case of NOM Reduction *$Langford C.H., Izadifard M., Chamoli U., Achari G.
12:00 00851 Synthesis of 1-Methylphenanthrene Metabolites by Directed Metalation Strategies and Their Biological Activity in Marine Species Jorgensen K.B., Rantanen T., *$Snieckus V., Fallahtafti S., Hodson P., Brown S.
12:20 End of Session


Toxicity and Mobility of Nanomaterials in the Environment (joint with MT15)

Organizer(s) - E. Pelletier; G. Sunahara
Chair(s) - Emillien Pelletier; Geoffrey Sunahara

08:00 00852 Determining the Dose-metric and the Need for More Inter-disciplinary Research in Nanotoxicology Sunahara G.I.
08:20 00853 Addressing Challenges of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Detection in Environmental Samples Ferguson P.L., Schierz P.A., Parks A.N.
09:00 00854 Asymmetrical Flow Field Flow Fractionation Coupled to Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Silver Nanomaterials in Water *Hoque M.E., $Metcalfe C.
09:20 00855 Size Distribution and Environmental Fate of Engineered Nanoparticles Under Aquatic Conditions *Gagnon C., Turcotte P., Davis T., Sauvé S.
09:40 00856 Developing Monitoring Tools for Carbon Nanotubes in the Environment Nasser F., Bols N., *Tang S.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00857 Phototoxicity and Dosimetry of Nano-Scale Titanium Dioxide in Aquatic Organisms Diamond S.A., Ma H., Brennan A.A., Fernandez J.D.
11:00 00858 Disturbing Communities: An Analysis of the Effects of Metal Nanoparticles on an Arctic Soil *$Walker V.K., Kumar N., Shah V.
11:20 00859 14C-Labeling of Functionalized Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT) and Distribution in Fish Tissues Soubaneh Y.D., *$Pelletier E., Rouleau C., Desbiens I
11:40 00860 Effects of Size and Functionality on the Fate and Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles in Aquatic Systems *$Boxall A.B.A., Baun A., Hassellov M., Veinot J., Von der Kammer F.
12:20 End of Session


Biofuels (joint with EG6)

Organizer(s) - J. Schmidt; E. Hogan
Chair(s) - J. Schmidt; P. Hogan

10:20 00962 Tansformation of Woody Biomass into Fuels and Chemicals by Hydroprocessing in Green Solvents $Yan N., Yuan Y., *Kou Y., Dyson P.
10:40 00963 T316 Stainless Steel as an Effective Deoxygenation Catalyst Under Reducing Aqueous Acidic Conditions Waldie F., Di Mondo D., Ashok D., Schlaf M.
11:00 00964 Ketonization and Deoxygenation of Carboxylic Acids Catalyzed by Red Mud *Karimi E.K., $Schlaf M.S.
11:20 00965 Biogas Production from Municipal Available Organic Wastes in Wastewater Treatment Plants: Co-digestion, Pre-treatment, and Modelling Li C., *Champagne P., Anderson B.
11:40 00966 Lignin Recovery from Kraft Black Liquor and Applications *Kouisni L., Fang Y., Paleologou M., Ahvazi B., Hawari J., Zhang Y., Wang X.M.
12:00 00967 Synergies Developed Between the Bazancourt's Biorefinery and BioAmber for the Production of Bio-based Succinic Acid *$Bernier R.L.
12:20 End of Session


General Session

Organizer(s) - C. Reber
Chair(s) - X. Ottenwaelder

The Award for Graduate Work in Inorganic Chemistry lecture will be in IN4 at 11:00

08:00 01279 Competitive Geminal C-H and C-F Activation of Fluoroolefins by Adjacent Metal Centers *Slaney M.E., $Cowie M.
08:20 01280 C-H and C-F Bond Activation by Ni(0) Complexes: Does Phosphine Size Matter? Hatnean J.A., *Johnson S.A.
08:40 01281 Chemoselective Diamine Synthesis via the Buchwald-Hartwig Amination of Aryl Chlorides Employing DalPhos Ancillary Ligands Tardiff B.J., *Stradiotto M.
09:00 01282 Oxidation of Polystyrene using C-H Activating Non-Heme Iron Catalysts McArthur S., *$Baird M.C.
09:20 01283 Differing Reactivities of Cp*M(NO)(alkyl)(g3-allyl) Complexes of Molybdenum and Tungsten Chow C., Baillie R.A., Man R. W. Y., $Legzdins P.
09:40 01284 Di-NHCs, Di-MICs, and Hybrid NHC/MICs as Bridges in Mixed-Metal Systems Zamora M.T., Ferguson M.J., McDonald R., *$Cowie M.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01285 Chiral Phosphonium Indenylide Complexes of Ruthenium Fowler K.G., Littlefield S.L., $Baird M.C.
10:40 01286 Unique Coordination of Aryl Isonitriles with Rhodium-Iron Complexes of an Ambiphilic Ligand Cowie B.E., *Emslie D.J.H.
11:00 01287 Transfer of Chirality to Metal Centers: A Novel Approach Groves B.R., Lundrigan T.L., Vadavi R., *$Aquino M.A.S.
11:20 01288 Tantalum(V) Boronate Metallocavitands: Towards Hosting C60 Garon C.N., *Fontaine F.-G.
11:40 01289 Gold(II) Phthalocyanine Revisited Wong E.W.Y., Miura A., Wright M.D., Walsby C.J., Shimizu S., Kobayashi N., *$Leznoff D.B.
12:00 01290 Luminescence in Square-Planar Ni(II) Complexes : Unusual Properties of a Pincer Family Baslon V., Reber C.
12:20 End of Session


Metallosupramolecular Assemblies - Structures, Properties and Applications

Organizer(s) - M. Murugesu; L. Thompson; G. Hanan
Chair(s) - J. Scott; M. Pilkington

The Award for Graduate Work in Inorganic Chemistry lecture will be in IN4 at 11:00

08:00 01291 Preparation and Characterization of Mixed ligand Chitosan Complexes of Zn(II) and Ag(I) Mostafa S.I., Mostafa Sahar, Butler I.S.
08:20 01292 Incorporating Mechanically Interlocked Components into Metallosupramolecular Assemblies Zhu K., Vukotic V.N., Mercer D.J., *$Loeb S.J.
09:00 01293 Optimization of a Family of Single-Molecule Magnets *$Glaser T.
09:20 01294 Ferrocenyl Functionalized Silver-Chalcogenide Nanoclusters *$Corrigan J.F., MacDonald D.G., Eichhöfer A., Kübel C., Campana C.F.
09:40 01295 Photomagnetic Mixed-valence Compounds : From Networks to Molecules $Mathonière C., Holmes S.M., Clérac R., Zhang Z., *Li D.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01296 Multitasking Molecular Magnets Powell A.K.
11:00 01297 Pressure-induced Jahn-Teller Switching in a Mn12 Nanomagnet Parois P., Moggach S.A., Sanchez-Benitez J., Kamenev K.V., Lennie A.R., Warren J.E., Brechin E.K., Parsons S., *$Murrie M.
11:20 01298 Polynuclear Complexes: On the Track of Molecular Size Magnets *Luneau D.
11:40 01299 Photoinduced Magnetization Effects in Nanometer Scale Heterostructures of Prussian Blue Analogs Talham D.R.
12:00 01300 Transition Metal Complexes of Some Ditopic and Tetratopic Ligands Towards Large [nxn] Square Grids (n = 2 - 4) Elliott A.S., Thompson L.K., Dawe L.N.
12:20 End of Session


Advances in Solar Energy Conversion: Solar Cells and Beyond (joint with EG3)

Organizer(s) - J.F. Morin; E. Zysman-Colman; M. Leclerc
Chair(s) - Mario Leclerc; Jean-Francois Morin

08:00 See EG3.

12:20 End of Session


Organometallic Reagents for Organic Synthesis (joint with OR3)

Organizer(s) - S. Collins; B. Arndtsen
Chair(s) - Collins

08:00 See OR3.

12:20 End of Session


Radiopharmaceuticals and Imaging (joint with BM3)

Organizer(s) - R. Schirrmacher; P. Caravan
Chair(s) - Raman Chirakal; Ralf Schirrmacher; Peter Caravan

08:00 See BM3.

12:20 End of Session


Metals in Enzymes (joint with BM14)

Organizer(s) - D.S. Bohle
Chair(s) - D. Scott Bohle

The Award for Graduate Work in Inorganic Chemistry lecture will be in IN4 at 11:00.

08:00 01301 Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Antitumor Activity of Some New Transition Metal Complexes of 6-amino-4-hydroxy-2-thiopyrimidine Elsayed S.A., El-Hendawy A.M., Mostafa S.I., Jean-Claude B.J., *$Butler I.S.
08:20 01302 Mechanistic Studies of the Heme Iron-containing Dehaloperoxidase from A. ornata Using Proximal and Distal Active Site Mutants *$Dawson J.H., Du J., Huang X., Lebioda L., Sono M.
09:00 01303 Taming P450 Enzymes for Biocatalysis and Nanobiotechnologies *$Auclair K.
09:20 01304 Biosynthesis of the E. coli Iron Chelator Enterobactin: Expanding The Assembly Line *$Pawelek P.D.
09:40 01305 Targeting Serum-protein Interactions in the Design of New Ruthenium(III) Anti-cancer Complexes *$Walsby C.J., Mu C., Webb M.I.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01306 Theoretical Study on the Mechanism of the Oxygen Activation Process in Cysteine Dioxygenase Enzymes *$de Visser S.P.
11:00 01307 Leaves are Green, so Why isn't Blood Green? *Stillman M.
11:20 01308 Ferrocenyl Carbohydrate Chloroquine Conjugates as Potential Antimalarial Agents Herrmann C., Salas P.F., Adam M.J., *$Orvig C.
11:40 01309 The Mitochondrial Heme Cytochrome c Peroxidase is a Key Modulator of Aging in Yeast Cells Martins D., Kathiresan M., *$English A.M.
12:00 End of Session


Opto-electronic Materials (joint with MT8)

Organizer(s) - W. Skene; W. Wang; T. Baumgardner
Chair(s) - Will Skene; Andreanne Bolduc

08:00 01507 Organic OptoElectronics and Beyond: Synthesis of New Properties *$Perepichka D.F.
08:40 01508 Functional Materials for Optoelectronic Device Applications *$Brusso J., Hussain B., Leitch A., Mansour A.
09:00 01509 Anthraquinones for Organic Materials Applications Murschell A.E., $Sutherland T.C.
09:20 01510 Reversible Assembly of Nanoparticles at the Liquid-Liquid Interface Olivier G.K., Luo M.X., *$Frechette J.
09:40 01511 Size-Selective Precipitation of Silicon Nancocrystals: Investigating the Valence Band Edge and Crystal Size for Better Si-NC LEDs Mastronardi M.L., Hendersen E.J., Ozin G.A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01512 Diazirine Photochemistry to Prepare Gold Nanoparticle-based Hybrid Materials Ismaili H., *$Workentin M.S.
10:40 01513 Template Directed Synthesis of Copper Selenide Nanowires using Selenium Nanowires Wang M.C.P., *$Gates B.D.
11:00 01514 Detailed Microscopic and Spectroscopic Investigation of Large (>3 nm) Si Nanocrystals Hessel C.M., Panthani M., Reid D., $Korgel B.A.
11:20 01515 Silicon Nanocrystals Synthesis at Low-Temperature Using Sol-Gel Derived Precursors Dasog M., $Veinot J.G.C.
11:40 01516 NaI3O8: Promising Material for Infrared Nonlinear Optics Suffren Y., Gautier-Luneau I., Leroudier J., Zaccaro J., Ibanez A.
12:00 01517 Silica Encapsulation of Silver Nanoparticles Keogh D.
12:20 End of Session


Opto-electronic Materials (joint with MS7)

Organizer(s) - W. Skene; W. Wang; T. Baumgardner
Chair(s) - Will Skene; Andreanne Bolduc

08:00 See MS7.

12:20 End of Session


Supramolecular Materials (joint with OR9)

Organizer(s) - H. Sleiman; A. Schmitzer
Chair(s) - Hanadi Sleiman; Dipankar Sen

08:00 01645 Chiral Nematic Mesoporous Silica Templated by Nanocrystalline Cellulose Shopsowitz K.E., Qi H., *Hamad W.Y., $MacLachlan M.J.
08:20 01646 Imidazolium Salts as Chloride Transporters and Supramolecular Regulation of Their Transmembrane Activity *Elie C.R., Noujeim N., Pardin C., Schmitzer A.R.
08:40 01647 Supramolecular Architectures for Artificial Photosystems *$Matile S.
09:20 01648 Construction of Bio-Inspired Functional Nanostructures *$Voyer N., Otis F., Racine-Berthiaume C., Paquet-Côté P.-A., Hartwick K., Caron E., Veilleux J., Provencher M.-E., Boudreault P.-L., Arseneault M.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01649 DNA: Not Merely the Secret of Life *$Seeman N.C.
11:00 01650 Programming Curvature in DNA Nanotubes Hamblin G.D., *$Sleiman H.F.
11:20 01651 DNA Programmed Assembly of Molecules and Materials Gothelf K.V.
12:00 01652 Tuning DNA Stability to Generate DNA Catalysts Kausar M.A., McKay R.D., Lam J., Bhogal R.S., Tang A.Y., $Gibbs-Davis J.M.
12:20 End of Session



08:00 01653 Block Copolymer Stabilized Bactericidal Emulsions *$Vyhnakova R., Eisenberg A., van de Ven T.
08:20 01654 Synthesis and Self-assembly of DNA-Polyethylene Glycol Conjugates Carneiro K.M.M., McLaughlin C.K., Hamblin G., Haenni K., $Sleiman H.F.
08:40 01655 Block-Copolymer Patterning of Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals and their Heterostructures Rodríguez Núñez J.R., Johnson M., *Veinot J.G.C.
09:00 01656 A Sphere-to-Rod Transition in Core-Crystalline Poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(e-caprolactone) Micelles Rizis G., Eisenberg A., van de Ven T.G.M.
09:20 01657 Size Controllable Germanium Nanowires Fabricated on Anodic Alumina Templates by Sol-Gel Method Yang Z., *Veinot J.G.C.
09:40 01658 Light-Mediated Etching of Silicon Nanocrystals: Size Control and Optical Tuning Kelly J.A., Rodriguez-Nunez J.R., $Veinot J.G.C.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01659 Selective Terminal Postpolymerization Reactions and Property Tuning of a Highly Conjugated and All-Thiophene Polyazomethine Barik S., *$Skene W.G.
10:40 01660 Polythiopheno-azomethines-Static and Dynamic Polymers *Mallet C., Barik S., $Skene W. G
11:00 01661 Fabrication and Use of Nanostructured Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) *$Geissler M., Li K., Cui B., Clime L, Veres T.
11:20 01662 Constructing Molecular Networks from Metallotectons *$Duong A., Wuest J.D.
11:40 01663 The Dithiocarbazate Super Series in the Arena of Chemistry: Insight into the Structural Scaffolds and Bioactivities of Schiff Base Derivatives and Their Metal Complexes Tan S.L., *$Crouse K.A., Tahir M.I.M., Rosli R.
12:00 01664 Bi-aryl Linked Alkoxysilanes for use in Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicates (PMOs) MacLean M.W.A., Wood T.K., $Crudden C.M.
12:20 End of Session


Toxicity and Mobility of Nanomaterials in the Environment (joint with EN3)

Organizer(s) - E. Pelletier; G. Sunahara
Chair(s) - Emillien Pelletier; Geoffrey Sunahara

08:00 See EN3.

12:20 End of Session


General Session

Organizer(s) - J.L. Gleason; H. Lebel
Chair(s) - J. Green

10:20 01991 Synthesis and Reactivity of a New Ynhydrazide Alkyne Class Beveridge R.E., *Batey R.A.
10:40 01992 Work Towards the Total Synthesis of Biselide A Morra B., $Pagenkopf B.L.
11:00 01993 Mechanistic Investigation of Palladium Catalyzed Decarboxylative Allylation of Sulfones Gill M.A., *Manthorpe J.M.
11:20 01994 Stereoselective Nickel-Catalyzed [2+2+2] Cycloaddition of Enynes and Arynes Candito D.A., *$Lautens M.
11:40 01995 Regioselective Multicomponent Pyrrole Synthesis via 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Tunable Mesoionic Heterocycles and Alkynes Morin M.S.T., St.-Cyr D.J., *$Arndtsen B.A.
12:00 01996 Novel Chiral C1-Symmetric NHC Cu(I) Complexes for Use in Catalysis Holtz-Mulholland M., $Collins S.K.
12:20 End of Session


Organometallic Reagents for Organic Synthesis (joint with IN4)

Organizer(s) - S. Collins; B. Arndtsen
Chair(s) - Collins

08:00 01997 Synthesis of Copper N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes via Decarboxylation and Application in Oxidative Coupling Reactions Le Gall T.A., $Collins S.K.
08:20 01998 Study Towards the Development of a General Gold(I)-Catalyzed 6-endo-dig Carbocyclization. Synthetic and Mechanistic Investigation Barabe F., McGee P., Bellavance G., *$Barriault L.
08:40 01999 Amphoteric Reagents in Organic Synthesis *$Yudin A.K.
09:20 02000 The Development of Superior Bis-phosphine Palladium(0)-based Catalyst Precursors for C-C, C-N and C-O Bond Forming Cross-Coupling Reactions *$Baird M.C., Fraser A.F., Jaksic B.E., Hull L.E., Jiang J.S.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 02001 Silicon-based Cross-Coupling Reactions: Methodology, Total Synthesis and Mechanistic Studies *$Denmark S.E.
11:00 02002 The Development of P,N-Ligands for Transition Metal-Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation and Cross-Coupling Reactions *Lundgren R.J., $Stradiotto M.
11:40 02003 Building a Better Understanding of Cross-Coupling Reactions *$Organ M.G., Valente C., Hadei N., Sayah M., Hoi K.H., Çalimsiz S., Achonduh G.T., Hunter H.N., Blagojevic V., Patschinski P., Avola S., Bohme D.K.
12:20 End of Session


Supramolecular Materials (joint with MT2)

Organizer(s) - H. Sleiman; A. Schmitzer
Chair(s) - Hanadi Sleiman; Dipankar Sen

08:00 See MT2.

12:20 End of Session


Organic Synthesis: Stereocontrol

Organizer(s) - J.L. Gleason; H. Lebel
Chair(s) - J. Wulff

08:00 02004 Enantioselective Total Synthesis of Some Alkaloids Containing Tetrahydroisoquinoline Core Units Zein A.L., *Georghiou P.E.
08:20 02005 Synthesis of Steroidal Azaspirolactones and Cyclic Carbamates at Position 3 of Androsterone Djigoué G.B., Poirier D.
08:40 02006 Development and Application of Catalysis Reactions for Aliskiren Synthesis and Analogs Chenard E., Guesné S., *Hanessian S.
09:00 02007 Expanding the Scope of Palladium-Catalyzed Reactions of Tertiary Alcohols Chtchemelinine A., Rosa D., Schweinitz A., *$Orellana A.
09:20 02008 Synthesis and Use of Diaminocyclopropenylidenes in Umpolung and Nucleophilic Catalysis Wilde M. M. D., *$Gravel M.
10:00 End of Session


General Session

Organizer(s) - G. Peslherbe; P. Wiseman
Chair(s) - Paul Wiseman

E.W.R. Steacie Award Lecture

08:00 02322 Enzyme Kinetics and Molecular Machines: Diffusion, Hydrodynamics and Molecular Crowding Kapral R.
08:40 02323 Ab Initio Study of NH2-Functionalized Double Walled Carbon Nanotubes *$Jamali M., Jalili S. WITHDRAWN
09:00 02324 Developing a Computational Approach for Predicting 29Si NMR in Aqueous Alkaline Environments Inwood J., *$Mawhinney R.C.
09:20 02325 Hydrogen@Metal Core-shell Cluster Species: Towards Efficient In-cage Storage *$Naumkin F.Y., Wales D.J.
09:40 02326 Computational Investigation of Co-Transport Mechanisms in the AmtB Ammonium Transporter Wang S., *$Lamoureux G.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 02327 Understanding the Microscopic Details of Acid Dissociation Thomas V., Iftimie R.
10:40 02328 Electric Field-Effects on Proton Transfer Kinetics in Formic Acid Dimer Arabi A.A., Matta C.F.
11:00 02329 Molecular Insights on Solvent Quality toward a Polymer of Intrinsic Microporosity (PIM) Determined by Fluorescence Chen S., *$Duhamel J., Heinrich K., Bengtson G., Fritsch D.
11:20 02330 Competitive Nucleation in the Freezing of Nanoparticle Clusters *$Bowles R.K., Saika-Voivod I., Asuquo C.
11:40 02331 Mechanistic Studies of Ru(bipy)22+ and Ru(bipy)2CO2+ With Hydrocarbons at in the Gas Phase: Deydrogenation by Vibrationally Excited 16-Electron Complex Gholami A., *$Fridgen T.D.
12:00 02332 Deamination Reaction of Glutamine: A Computational Study Halim M., *Poirier R.A.
12:20 End of Session


Electronic Structure Theory: Addressing Existing Challenges and Adding New Ones

Organizer(s) - M. Ernzerhof
Chair(s) - Viktor Staroverov; Marcel Nooijen

08:00 02362 Linear-expansion Shooting Technique (LIST) for Accelerating Self-consistent Field Convergence *$Wang Y.A.
08:40 02334 Evaluation of Kinetic Energy from Model Density-Matrix Chakraborty D., $Ayers P.W.
09:00 02335 Two Electrons in a Two-dimensional Square Box: Explicitly Correlated Wavefunctions and Hidden Symmetries *Ryabinkin I.G., $Staroverov V.N.
09:20 02336 Correlation Energy Functionals Compatible With Exact Exchange *Perdew J.P.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 02337 Strong Correlations from Constrained Mean-Field Approaches Scuseria G.E.
11:00 02338 Describing Local Currents in Molecular Electron Transport *$Solomon G.C.
11:40 02339 Electron Currents from Born-Oppenheimer Wavefunctions *$Patchkovskii S.
12:00 02340 Extension of the Source-Sink Potential (SSP) Approach for Multi-channel Conductance Calculations Rocheleau P., *Ernzerhof M.
12:20 End of Session


Ultrafast Phenomena

Organizer(s) - P. Kambhampati; B. Siwick
Chair(s) - Pat Kambhampati

08:00 02341 A Theoretical Approach for Investigating the Mechanism of Ultrafast Acid Dissociation and Acid-Base Neutralization Reactions *$Iftimie R., Maurer P., Thomas V., Rivard U.
08:20 02342 Two-Dimensional Electronic Double-Quantum Coherence Spectroscopy *$Scholes G.D.
09:00 02343 High Harmonic Generation in Atoms and Molecules Using 1.8 Micron Sub-Two-Cycle Laser Pulses *Légaré F., Schmidt B.E., Shiner A.D., Corkum P.B., Villeneuve D.M., Kieffer J.C.
09:20 02344 Excited State Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Dots: Insights from Time-Domain Ab Initio Studies Prezhdo O.V.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 02345 Ultrafast at Liquid Interfaces Eisenthal K.B., $Rao Y.
11:00 02346 Surface-induced False Carrier Multiplication and Multicarrier Recombination Signals in Semiconductor Quantum Dots Tyagi P., *$Kambhampati P.
11:20 02347 How Chemical Structure Controls the Ultrafast Formation of Polaron Pairs in Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Copolymers *Da Como E., Tautz R., Feldmann J., Scherf U.
11:40 02348 Multiple-Quantum Coherent Optical Spectroscopy *$Nelson K.A.
12:20 End of Session


Atmospheric Chemistry and Atmosphere-Air-Water-Soil Chemical Interactions (joint with EN1)

Organizer(s) - P.A. Ariya; P. Ayotte
Chair(s) - Parisa Ariya; Patrick Ayotte

08:00 See EN1

12:20 End of Session

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