96h Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

Monday PM

PL2200 C

Plenary Lecture

17:00 00222 Catalysis - A Key Technology for Sustainable Chemical Processes and Energy Technologies *$Beller M.
18:00 End of Session

AN4303 A

Microfluidics & Lab-on-a-Chip

Organizer(s) - J. Greener, D. Sinton
Chair(s) - J. Greener

14:00 00223 Chemical Synthesis and Analysis Using Drop-based Microfluidics *$Weitz D.A.
14:40 00224 An Integrated Digital Microfluidic Platform for Voltammetric Analysis *Dryden M.D.M., Rackus D.G., Shamsi M.H., $Wheeler A.R.
15:00 00225 Theoretical Model of Droplet Generation in a Flow Focusing Device Operating in Squeezing Regime $Chen X.M., Glawdel T., Cui N.W., *Ren C.
15:20 00226 Microfluidics for Analysis of Multiphase Dynamics in Canadian Energy Operations *$Sinton D., de Haas T.W., Fadaei H., Kim M., Nguyen P.
15:40 00227 Pore-scale Immiscible Fluid Displacements in Silicon Microfluidic Models Relevant to Carbon Sequestration *$Grate J.W., Zhang C., Oostrom M., Warner M., DeHoff K., Pittman J., Wietsma T.
16:00 00228 Nanofibrillar Thermoreversible Micellar Microgels Synthesized in Microchannels Velasco D., Chau M., Therien-Aubin H., Kumachev A., Tumarkin E., Jia Z., Walker G.C., Monteiro M., Kumacheva E.
16:20 00229 Digital Microfluidics with Magnetic Microparticles Based Electroimmunoassays Shamsi M.H., Choi K., Ng A.H.C., *$Wheeler A.R.
16:40 End of Session

AN2104 A

Electrode Materials�: Methods, Characterization and Application (joint with SS2)

14:00 Joint with SS2 - See Electrode Materials under Surface Science for schedule.

16:40 End of Session

AN302 A

Environmental Radiochemistry (joint with EN6)

14:00 Joint with EN6 - see Environmental Radiochemistry under Environment for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

AN200 C

Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces

14:00 Joint with SS5 - See Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces under Surface Science for the schedule.

16:00 End of Session


Inhibition of Protein-Protein Interactions

Organizer(s) - J. Wulff
Chair(s) - J. Wulff

MedChemComm Award lecture:

14:00 00230 Inhibiting Oncogenic STAT3 Protein-Protein Interactions: Progress Toward a STAT3 Drug *$Gunning P.T.
14:40 00231 Age-dependent Non-enzymatic Post-translational Modifications (PTMs) In Copper-Zinc Superoxide Dismutase (CuZnSOD) Associated with Protein Aggregation and Neurodegeneration *$English A.M., Martins D.
15:00 00232 Stereoelectronic Attenuation of Acyl Aziridine Electrophiles: Enabling Methodology for Cyclic Peptide Sequencing and Probe Design Zaretsky S., $Yudin A.K.
15:20 00233 Mimicry of PPIs: Lessons from IFN-Receptor Complex *$Kotra L.P.
16:00 00234 Studies Toward the Development of the First Small-Molecule Inhibitors of Programmed Death 1/Programmed Death Ligand 1 in Metastatic Cancer O'Rourke N.F., Hammond C.A., *$Wulff J.E.
16:20 00235 Design and Synthesis of New Ligands for the Kainate Receptor Schiavini P., Dobosiewicz M., Therrien E., Dawe B., Bowie D., $Moitessier N.
16:40 End of Session


New Trends in Protein Science

Organizer(s) - N. Voyer, P. Lavigne, J. Pelletier
Chair(s) - J. Pelletier

14:00 00236 Does Acylation Alone Dictate Membrane Binding and Orientation of Peripheral Proteins? Calvez P., Demers E., Cantin L., Desbat B., *$Salesse C.
14:20 00237 Lipid Recognition and Membrane Binding by the Human Oxysterol Binding Protein (OSBP) Mukherjee P., Charman M., *Ridgway N., $Atkinson J.
14:40 00238 Chemical Postranslational Modifications of Genetically-encoded Peptide Libraries: Synthesis and Selection Strategies *$Derda R., Matochko W., Ng S.
15:00 00239 Probing Protein-Protein Interactions Using Microrheology Shayegan M., Forde N.R.
15:20 00240 Tailoring the "Antifreeze activity" of Glycoconjugates Related to Antifreeze Glycoproteins (AFGPs): Designing Novel Cryoprotrectants Capicciotti C.J., Balcerzak A.K., Gahobadloo S.M., Corcilius L., Santhakumar G., Stone R.S., Payne R.J., Berezovsky M.V., *$Ben R.N.
15:40 00241 Using Split Inteins to Reveal the Striking Modularity of Spider Wrapping Silk Xu L., Tremblay M.-L., Sarker M., Meng Q., Liu X.-Q., *$Rainey J.K.
16:00 00242 Ion-Channel Coupled Receptors: Bio-inspired Sensors Based on the Assembly of Receptors and Ion Channels Moreau C., Niescierowicz K., Estrada-Mondragon A., Caro L., *$Vivaudou M.
16:40 End of Session

BMpos2000 ABCD

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - D. Poirier, E. Marsault

From 18:00 until 19:30

18:00 00243 Design of Novel Protein Arginine Deiminase (PAD) Inhibitors Wei L., Wasilewski E., Chakka S.K., Bello A.M., Moscarello M.A., *$Kotra L.P.
18:00 00244 Designer Probes for the Active Sites of Protein Arginine Deiminases PAD1, 2 and 4 *Bello A.M., Wasilewski E., Wei L., Moscarello M., $Kotra L.
18:00 00245 Novel Class of Antimalarial Agent, Kopakamal and Its Therapeutic Potential Crandall I.E., Wasilewski E., *Bello A.M., Mohamed A., Malhotra P., Pai E.F., Kain K.C., $Kotra L.
18:00 00246 Synthesis of Mono and Double Conjugates of (24S)-24-hydroxycholesterol (cerebrosterol) with Sulfuric And Glucuronic Acids Sanc�au J.-Y., Maltais R., Caron P., Barbier O., Poirier D.
18:00 00247 Fused Bicyclic and Tricyclic Rings as Bioactive Ring Scaffolds: Potential Application to Treat Alzheimer's Disease *$Nekkar Rao P., Mohamed T., Osman W.
18:00 00248 Transmembrane Anion Transporters with Small Peptide-core and Imidazolium Units Charbonneau M., *Schmitzer A.-R.
18:00 00249 In Silico Design and In Vitro Evaluation of Novel ASK1 Inhibitors Bilokin Y., *Volynets G.P., Bdzhola V.G., Golub A.G., Kukharenko O.P., Yarmoluk S.M.
18:00 00250 New Guanine-Riboswitch Inhibitors as Potential Antibiotics Targeting Clostridium difficile Yan L.-H., Le-Roux A., Boyapelly K., Lamontagne A.-M., Lalonde-Seguin D., Fortier L.-C., Lafontaine D., $Marsault �.
18:00 00251 Inhibition Studies on LL-Diaminopimelic acid Aminotransferase (LL-DAP-AT) Enzymes from Leptospira interrogans, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, and Verrucomicrobium spinosum McKinnie S.M.K., Rodriguez-Lopez E.M., Fan C., *$Vederas J.C.
18:00 00252 Novel Pyrimidine Analogs Targeting Guanine Riboswitch in Clostridium difficile Boyapelly K., Le Roux A., Yan L.H., Lamontagne A.M., Lalonde-S�guin D., Fortier L.C., Lafontaine D., *$Marsault E.
18:00 00253 Pincer Type DNA Intercalation Using Opposing Quadrupolar Interactions *Bancerz M., Paiva S.L., DaSilva S.R., $Gunning P.T.
18:00 00254 NMR Spectral Assignment of Peptides and Proteins at the Quebec/Eastern Canada High Field NMR Facility Al-Abdul-Wahid M.S., *Sprules T., $Gehring K.G.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00255 Derivatization of Pantothenamides by Enantioselective Reduction with Baker's Yeast Darabi H., $Auclair K.
18:00 00256 Exploring the Chemical Space of GPR40 and GPR120 with Small Molecules Tremblay H., *$Marsault E., Takafumi H., Akira H., Gozoh T.
18:00 00257 Carbohydrate Based Gelators as Viral Vector Preservers for the Cold Chain Elimination Ghobadloo S.M., Balcerzak A., Mironov G.G., Capicciotti C., Bell J.C., Ben R.N., *$Berezovski M.V.
18:00 00258 Probing the Thermostability of Mono- and Bifunctional Forms of a Tyrosine Biosynthetic Enzyme from Haemophilus influenzae Kim H.Y., $Turnbull J.L.
18:00 00259 Studying the Role of Ribonucleases (RNases) Within Foodborne Pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes Kanda P., $Li Y., *Guarne A., Chang D.
18:00 00260 Structural Characterization of the Apelin Receptor *Pandey A., Liu X.-Q., $Rainey J.K.
18:00 00261 Structural Characterization of the Extracellular Region of the Apelin Receptor and Its Interaction with Apelin *Chapman N., Dupre D.J., $Rainey J.K.
18:00 00262 Tracking Histone Methyltransferase Activities Using Calixarene-based Sensors Tabet S., $Hof F.
18:00 00263 Less-Than-Predicted Hidden Stop Codons in Multiple Lichen and Fungal Polyketide Synthase Genes: Is Codon Bias to Blame? $Bertrand R.L., *Sorensen J.L.
18:00 00264 Identification of an Allosteric Activator of EphB4 Kinase Kamstra R.L., Abraham S., Freywald A., Floriano W.B.
18:00 00265 Polyketides Biosynthetic Gene Diversity in Cladonia uncialis Lichen Fungi *Abdel-Hameed M.E., $Sorensen J.L.
18:00 00266 Inhibition of the VIM-2 Metallo-carbapenemase by Peptides Acting Via a Novel Mechanism Rotondo C.M., Dmitrienko G.I., *Siemann S., Marrone L., Goodfellow V., Johnson J.W.
18:00 00267 Towards the Identification of Inhibitor Binding Sites in Tissue Transglutaminase using Diazirine Derivatives of Known Inhibitors Apperley K.Y.-P., Pardin C., Chabot N., $Keillor J.W.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00268 Synthesis of 8-hydroxyquinolines and 18F-labeled derivatives to explore the metals hypothesis of Alzheimer's Disease Lewis R., Liang S.L., Rotstein B.H., *$Vasdev N.
18:00 00269 Synthesis of Bexarotene via CO2 Fixation: Application for PET Imaging Shea C.M., Rotstein B.H., Liang S.H., Collier T.L., Woo J., *$Vasdev N.
18:00 00270 Carbon Flux Metabolism in Neochloris oleoabundans Birkland A., Ooms K., Bestman H., Versluys K.
18:00 00271 Synthesis and Anti-cancer Properties of a Novel Family of Platinum Complexes Miller J.J., Miles B.A., Patterson A.E., Stewart E.L., Melanson J.M., Vogels C.M., Decken A., Morin Jr. P., $Westcott S.A.
18:00 00272 Design and Synthesis of a New HIV-1 Protease Inhibitor Candidate Showing the NCO Interaction Adler P., $Hasserodt J.
18:00 00273 Boron Compounds as Antituberculosis Agents Bowes EG, Campbell-Verduyn LS, Vall�e AM, Li H, Vogels CM, Decken A, Gray CA, $Westcott SA

BM2 - Inhibition of Protein-Protein Interactions posters

18:00 00274 Effect of pH and Cu+ on Model Ab *Opare S.K.A., Rauk A.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00275 Artifically Inducing Protein-Membrane Anchorage of Oncogenic Signalling Proteins Avadisian M., *Fletcher S., Liu B., Yue P., Turkson J., Gradinaru C., $Gunning P.
18:00 00276 Potent, Selective and Direct Targeting of the STAT3 Oncogene in Brain Cancer Stem Cells *Haftchenary S., Luchman A.H., Weiss S., Dawson S., Page B.D.G., Grinshtein N., Veloso A.J., Cheng X.R., Kaplan D.R., Kerman K., $Gunning P.T.
18:00 00277 Design, Synthesis and Kinetic Analysis of an Irreversible Inhibitor of Microbial Transglutaminase Akbar A., *Keillor J.W.
18:00 00278 Design & Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Stat5 Function Cumaraswamy A.A., Muench D., Brown C., Page B.D.G, Laister R., Minden M.D., Grimes H., $Gunning P.T.
18:00 00279 Abeta (13-23)-(Pseudo) Peptide Interactions Petoyan A., $Rauk A.
18:00 00280 The Rational Design of Novel Small-Molecule Inhibitors Against Ubiquitin and Ubiquitin Activating Enzyme (UAE) Protein-Protein Interactions *da Silva S.R., Paiva S.-L., Lukkarila J.L., $Gunning P.T.

BM3 - Nature in Action: Drug Design Using Natural Products posters

18:00 00281 New Diethylsilylacetylenic Linker for Parallel Solid-phase Synthesis of Libraries of Hydroxy Acetylenic Steroid Derivatives with Improved Metabolic Stability Talbot A., Maltais R., *Poirier D.
18:00 00282 Chemical Synthesis of a Simplified Adenosine Analog Used to Obtain a Bisubstrate Inhibitor of 17b-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1 Talbot A., Maltais R., *Poirier D.
18:00 00283 Investigations Toward Efficient Synthesis of Phospholipids for Use in Pulmonary Surfactant Therapy Shkoor M., $Schwan A.L., Notter R., Davy J.
18:00 00284 Synthesis and Biological Activity of 17b-acetyl-testosterone-7a-platinum(II), Novel Drug Hybrids Designed to Target Human Prostate Cancer Cells *Fortin S., Brasseur K., Morin N., Asselin �., B�rub� G.
18:00 00285 Bioactive Triterpenoidal Alkaloids from Buxus macowanii Emes R., Pryyma A., AlMalki M., *$Ata A., Gengan R.M.
18:00 00286 Melatonin Incorporation and Transformation of Lipid Membrane Properties *Hoopes M.I., $Karttunen M.
18:00 00287 Synthesis and Bioevaluation of Naphthalene-based Antiestrogenic Molecules Naidu A.B., Rao V.K., *$Jha A., MacDonald W.J., Too C.K.L.
18:00 00288 Gold Biomineralization by a Metallophore from a Gold-Associated Bacterium Wyatt M.A., Johnston C.W., Li X., Shuster J., Ibrahim A., Southam G., Magarvey N.A.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00289 Synthesis of 3-spiromorpholinone - 17-spirolactone-androstane Derivatives as Inhibitors of Two Enzymes of Steroidogenesis Djigou� G.B., Ngatcha B.T., Roy J., *$Donald P.
18:00 00290 Mining Human Microbiome for Immunomodulatory Small Molecules *Zvanych R., Lukenda N., Li X., Kim J., $Magarvey N.A.
18:00 00291 Design and Synthesis of Non-Secosteroidal Vitamin D Receptor Agonist/Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Hybrid Molecules Kaldre D., Gleason J.L., Fisher J., Wang T.T., Whites J.H.
18:00 00292 Unraveling the Structure-Activity Relationships of Tomatidine, a Steroid Alkaloid with Antibiotic Properties Against Persistent Forms of Staphylococcus Aureus Chagnon F., Guay I., Mitchell G., Malouin F., Bouarab K., $Marsault E.
18:00 00293 Discovery of a Dual-purpose PET/Fluorescence Molecular Imaging Probe Candidate for HPV16 E6 Wigg J., $Floriano W., *Zehbe I.
18:00 00294 Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationship Analysis of Synthetic Agonists of CXCR4 Mona C., Lefran�ois M., Lefebvre M.-R., Leduc R., Heveker N., Marsault �., Escher E.

BM4 - New Trends in Protein Science posters

18:00 00295 Pushing the Limits for the Quantification of Sulphur and Phosphorus in Peptides using Novel Triple Quadrupole ICP-MS Technology Wee P.
18:00 00296 Preferential Binding and Orientation of RP2 in the Presence of Phospholipid Monolayers *Horchani H., Boisselier E., Calvez P., Demers E., Cantin L., $Salesse C.
18:00 00297 Stabilization and Structure Determination of the Recombinant C-terminal Domain of Nephila clavipes Dragline Silk Gauthier M., Leclerc J., Gagn� S.M., Auger M.
18:00 00298 Head-group Dependent Interactions of the Apelin Peptide Hormones with Phospholipid Bicelles *Sarker M., Speckert M., $Rainey J.K.
18:00 00299 Development of Dimaleimide Based Fluorogens and Their Application for Intracellular Protein Labelling Chen Y., $Keillor J.W.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00300 Role of the Hydrophobic C-terminal Domain in the Membrane Binding of R9AP Bernier S., Cantin L., Salesse C.
18:00 00301 Structural Characterization and Membrane Binding of Retinol Dehydrogenases and Their N- or C-terminal Peptide *Lhor M., Horchani H., Boisselier E., Cantin L., Methot M., $Salesse C.
18:00 00302 Effect of the Substitution of an Atom in the Myristoyl of Two Neuronal Calcium Sensor Proteins on their Structure *Pr�v�reau A.A., Cantin L., Gagn� S.M., $Salesse C.
18:00 00303 Modified GDH-coupled Assay for the evaluation of MTG High Affinity Peptides Oteng-Pabi S., $Keillor J.W.
18:00 00304 Steps Towards Characterization of a Trifunctional Enzyme Involved in Aromatic Amino Acid Biosynthesis Shlaifer I., $Turnbull J.L.
18:00 00305 Characterization of Four Tryptophan Residues in Yeast Cystathionine b-Synthase: Effect W[F Substitution on Fluorescence Properties and Activity Abouassaf E.A., $Aitken S.M.
18:00 00306 Investigation of the Hydrogen-bonding Network Connecting the Cystathionine b-Synthase Active Site to Inter-domain Linker Ahmed D., Humphreys N., $Aitken S.M.
18:00 00307 Backbone Dynamics of Full-length HIV-1 Transactivator of Transcription by NMR Spectroscopy To V., *McKenna S., $O'Neil J.
18:00 00308 NMR Identification of AMP and LID Domains Dynamic Motion Upon Ligand Binding Critical to Adenylate Kinase Catalysis *Khan A., $Won H.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00309 Characterization of Bacteriophages that Target Carnobacterium divergens deBoon H., Lynch K., Welke C., Dennis J., Martin-Visscher L.

BM5 - Radiochemistry posters

18:00 00310 Design of Imaging Agents for Monitoring the Tumor Marker Cathepsin B in Breast Cancer Moya I., *$Phenix C.
18:00 00311 One Step Radiosynthesis of 18F-ArBF3-bisRGD for In Vivo Labeling *$Perrin D.M., Liu Z., Lozada J., Li Y., Yapp D., Lin K.S.

BM7 - Recent Advances in Anticancer Drug Discovery posters

18:00 00312 Synthesis of Amino Acid Conjugates for the Efficient Delivery of siRNAs toward Hyper Invasive Cells Yamada K., Bogojeski J., Johnsson R., Le P.U., Petrecca K., *$Damha M.J.
18:00 00313 Tetrahydroisoquinoline Derivatives as Steroid Sulfatase Inhibitor with Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator Properties for Treatment of Breast Cancer Maltais R., Ouellet C., Ouellet E., *$Poirier D.
18:00 00314 Synthesis and Investigation of a New Series of Inhibitors of Epigenetic Targets $Kabro A., Perrier V., Dor� V., Marcoux-Archambault I., *Gagnon A.
18:00 00315 Novel 4-(2-oxo-3-alkylimidazolidin-1-yl)benzenesulfonates Highly Selective Against Breast Cancer Cells Fortin S., C�t� M.-F., Lacroix J., *$C.-Gaudreault R.
18:00 00316 Rational Design of Novel Compounds Inhibiting Protein Kinase CK2 *Golub A.G., Bdzhola V.G., Bilokin Y., Sapelkin V.M., Prykhod'ko A.O., Kukharenko O.P., Ostrynska O.V., Briukhovetska N.V., Kotey I.M., Balanda A.O., Yarmoluk S.M.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00317 Targeting UBA5 for use in Combination Drug Therapies *Paiva S.-L., da Silva S.R., Bancerz M., $Gunning P.T.
18:00 00318 Different Plasma Protein Binding of Structurally Related Metallodrugs as Visualized by SEC-ICP-AES Morris T., $Aldrich-Wright J.R., *Gailer J., Krause-Heuer A.M., Ng N., Harper B.

BM8 - Recent Advances in Anti-infectious Drug Discovery posters

18:00 00319 A Cross-Metathesis Approach for Creating Novel Derivatives of Pantothenamides and AAC(6')-Ii Inhibitors Hachey M., $Auclair K.
18:00 00320 Facile Access to N-Substituted Pantothenamide Analogues and Antibacterial Activity Awuah E., Menard A, Habib E., *$Auclair K.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00321 Synthesis and Biological Testing of Inhibitors of AAC(6')-Ii, an Antibiotic Resistance-Inducing Enzyme Hoegl A., $Auclair K.
18:00 00322 Synthesis, Structure-Activity Relationship Studies and Antimicrobial Activity of New Tigerinins Analogs Bedard F., *Biron E., Kukavica-Ibrullj I., L�vesques R.C., Blais S., Nguyen T.T.A.
18:00 00323 Structure-Activity Studies on a Model Antimicrobial Peptide Paquet-C�t� P.-A., Provencher M.-P., Cardinal S., B�dard L., Caron �., Auger M., *$Voyer N.

BM9 - Recent Advances in Peptides and Peptidomimetics

18:00 00324 Incorporation of Unnatural Amino Acids in Apelin: Influence on Biased Signaling and Activity in Animal Models of Pain $Murza A., Besserer-Offroy E., Lafrance M., Parent A., Beaudet N., Leduc R., Sarret P., *Marsault E.
18:00 00325 Determining the Structure and Orientation of the Alamethicin Ion Channel in the Opened and Closed States in Lipid Matrices using ATR and Electrochemical PMIRRAS Shodiev M., Leitch J., Lipkowski J.
18:00 00326 Biochemical Mechanisms of Peptide Amyloid Fibrils Formation; a focus on the Islet Amyloid Polypeptide De Carufel C.A., Nguyen P.T., *$Bourgault S.
18:00 00327 Optimization of a Near-IR Molecular Probe for the Detection of Hepsin Bonin M.A., Desilets A., Gu�rin B., Leduc R., Lepage M., Marsault E.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00328 A Tandem Photochemical Ring-opening/Cleavage Approach for the Synthesis and Decoding of Cyclic Peptides Libraries V�zina-Dawod S., B�dard F., *Biron E.
18:00 00329 N-Aminosulfamide Peptide Mimics from Aza-sulfurylglycinyl Peptides: Synthesis, Conformation and Activity Turcotte S., Bouayad-Gervais S., Havard T., *Lubell W.D.
18:00 00330 Development of an Effective Dual Ring-opening/Cleavage Strategy for the Construction and Decoding of One-bead One-compound Cyclic Peptide Libraries Liang X., Girard A., *Biron �.
18:00 00331 Synthesis and Use of 5-(aminophenyl)pyrrole-2-carboxylates as Scaffolds for Controlling Peptide Conformation D�rr A.A., *Lubell W.D.
18:00 00332 Transmembrane Transport of Anions Facilitated by the Halogen Bonding of Helix-structured Peptides Godbout R., Carpentier C., Otis F., *Voyer N.
18:00 00333 Pyrrolo[3,2-e][1,4]diazepin-2-one Solid-Phase Synthesis and Use in c-Turn Mimicry Dufour-Gallant J., *Lubell W. D.
18:00 00334 Site-Specific Modification of Amino Acids and Peptides by AldehydeAlkyneAmine Coupling under Ambient Aqueous Conditions Uhlig N., *$Li C.-J.
18:00 00335 Study of Turn Shape the Tocolytic Activity of PDC113.824 Boukanoun M.K., *$Lubell W.D.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00336 Synthesis of Fluorinated Amino Acids for Incorporation in Peptide Nanostructures Carpentier C., Godbout R., Paquet-C�t� P.A., Otis F., *Voyer N.
18:00 00337 Synthesis of Chiral Diamines and their Utilization in Asymmetric Synthesis Berube C., Cardinal S., *Voyer N.

BM6 - Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Biology of Oligonucleotides posters

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00338 A Novel L-tyrosine Based Nucleic Acid (YNA) Synthesis and Properties Barlog M., Bazzi H.S., De Castro I.B.D., *$Sleiman H.F.
18:00 00339 A Theoretical Assessment of the Structural and Genotoxic Features of DNA O-linked Phenoxyl Adducts Majdi Yazdi M., Sharma P., Manderville R.A., *Wetmore S.D.
18:00 00340 Aptamers for Shielding Oncolytic Viruses from Neutralizing Antibodies and Enhancing Delivery to Cancer Cells Muharemagic D., Zamay A., Ghobadloo S., Bell J.C., *$Berezovski M.
18:00 00341 Synthesis and Properties of Duplex DNA Containing Oxygen-Linked Deoxyguanosine Adducts Derived from Phenolic Carcinogens Berger F.D., Kuska M.S., Witham A.A., Sturla S.J., *Manderville R.A.
18:00 00342 Structural Impact of C8-Aryl-Guanine Adducts on G-Quadruplex Folding in the Thrombin Binding Aptamer Sproviero M., Witham A.A., *$Manderville R.A.
18:00 00343 Site-Specific DNA Cross-link Formation by C8-furyl-guanine Lesions Following Singlet-Oxygen Activation in Duplex and G-Quadruplex Structures Witham A.A., Sproviero M., *Manderville R.A.
18:00 00344 The Synthesis and the Evaluation of siRNAs that Contain Triazole Backbone Linkages Bearing Lipophilic Moieties Peel B., Efthymiou T., Desaulniers J.P.
18:00 00345 Push-Pull 2'-Deoxyguanosine Adducts for Use as Turn-On Emissive Nucleoside Probes Fadock K.L., Sproviero M., Rankin K.M., Sharma P., Wetmore S., *Manderville R.A.
18:00 00346 Thermodynamic and Strucural Analysis of High Affinity Off-target Ligand Binding by the Cocaine Binding Aptamer Reinstein O., Yoo M., Han C., Palmo T., Beckham S.A., Wilce M.C.J., *$Johnson P.E.
18:00 00347 Synthesis of Backbone-Modified Oligonucleotides for Improved Cellular Delivery Vlaho D., *$Damha M.J.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00348 Incorporation of Intrinsically Fluorescent Deoxycytidine Analogues in Oligonucleotides: Synthesis and Fluorescent Properties *Elmehriki A.A.H., Suchy M., $Hudson R.H.E.
18:00 00349 Parallel Selection of Simple Motifs in Catalytic DNA Gysbers R.E., Tram K., $Li Y.

BM200 A

Bioinorganic Chemistry and Inorganic Biochemistry (joint with IN1)

14:00 Joint with IN1 - See Bioinorganic Chemistry and Inorganic Biochemistry under Inorganic Chemistry for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

BM205 C

Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy (joint with PT6)

14:00 Joint with PT6 - See Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy under Physical, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry for the schedule.

16:20 End of Session

BM200 C

Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces

14:00 Joint with SS5 - See Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces under Surface Science for the schedule.

16:00 End of Session

CE2301 A

General Session

Organizer(s) - G. Charlet
Chair(s) - G. Charlet, P. Lock

14:00 00350 Making the Undergraduate Laboratory Experience more Relevant in the General and Analytical Chemistry Courses *$Bazzi A., Bandyopadhyay K., Deng Y., Bazzi J., Stewart O.
14:20 00351 Recycling Solvents in the Undergraduate Laboratory Stacey J.M., *Dicks A.P.
14:40 00352 Less Stressful Chemistry Labs? Videos to the Rescue! *Mikhaylichenko L., Restivo W.
15:00 00353 NMR Spectroscopy in Undergraduate Laboratories: An Active-Learning Approach Riegel S.D., Lix B., Leskowitz G.
15:20 00354 So Your Dean Wants You to Expand Lab Capacity ... What Now? *Stoodley R., Bussiere G., Monga V., Rogers C.
15:40 00355 Tinkering with Vacuum Science and Mass Spectrometry for an Upper-level Undergraduate Laboratory Bussi�re G., Stoodley R., Bagai A., Popowich A., Matthews N.
16:00 00356 Titration of Gaseous Ammonia Followed by FTIR Bussi�res D., Larouche R., St-Gelais A.
16:20 00357 Sustainable Organic Chemistry Laboratories $Huot M.
16:40 End of Session

CEpos2000 ABCD

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - G. Charlet

From 18:00 until 19:30

18:00 00358 The Five Senses of Christmas Chemistry Jackson D.A., Dicks A.P.
18:00 00359 Performance of College Science Majors on the Construction of Conceptual Map of Matter *$Camacho M.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00360 The Green Chemistry Initiative: Promoting Sustainable Practices at The University of Toronto Henderson E.A., Bourdas N., Dhiman R., Fathi F., Hoch L., Kozycz L., Mallov I., Mastronardi M., Mirtchev P., Moir J., Reyes L., Sonnenberg J.
18:00 00361 Synthesis and Characterization of Monodisperse Polystyrene Latex at Room Temperature (Third-Year Teaching Lab) Murshid N., Cathcart N., *$Kitaev V.

EN1302 B

Award Session � Environmental Chemistry

Organizer(s) - D. Lariviere
Chair(s) - Z.-F. Li, X.C. Le

Environment Division Research & Development Award lecture:

14:00 00362 Application of SPME and Related Technologies in Environmental Investigations *Pawliszyn J.
14:40 00363 Activity of the Arsenic-metabolizing Bacteria Indigenous to Volcanic Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada Polischuk E.A., *$Cullen W.R., Chen J., Lai V.W.-M, Reimer K.J.
15:00 00364 Analytical and Toxicological Characterization of Novel Nitrogen Containing Disinfection Byproducts Boyd J.M., $Li X.F.
15:20 00365 Permeation Passive Sampling as a Versatile Tool in Environmental Analysis Gorecki T., Goli O., Salim F., Seethapathy S.
15:40 00366 Screening and Quantitation of Targeted and Non-targeted Environmental Pollutants in Water Samples Qin F., Schreiber A.
16:00 00367 Aerobic Biotreatment of Oil-laden Water using Integrated Membrane Bioreactor Technology Sichinga M.C., Ghoshdastidar A.J., Tong A.Z. WITHDRAWN
16:20 00368 Research Partnerships with Private Industry The Path of Collaboration Obal T.
16:40 End of Session

EN6302 A

Environmental Radiochemistry (joint with AN)

Organizer(s) - F. Caron, X. Dai, D. Lariviere
Chair(s) - M. O'Hara, D. Kelly

14:00 00369 Rapid Determination of Radiostrontium in Environmental Samples *$Maxwell S.L., Culligan B.K., Utsey R.C.
14:40 00370 New Methodology for Sample Preparation Toward Efficient Sr-90 Analysis of Milk Samples $Czechura P., Locatelli L., Mercier J.F., *Cooke M.W.
15:00 00371 Rapid Determination of Polonium-210 in Drinking Water Using Copper Sulfide Micro-precipitation *Gu�rin N., Dai X.
15:20 00372 Evaluation of Interferences on Measurements of 90Sr/90Y by TDCR Cerenkov Counting Technique *$Tayeb M., Dai, Corcoran, Kelly
15:40 00373 A Rapid Method for Simultaneous Analysis of Actinides and Strontium-90 in Water Samples Kramer-Tremblay S., *Dai X.
16:00 00374 Halogen Based Cloud Point Extraction of Uranium and Plutonium in Highly Acidic Conditions *Labrecque C., Whitty-L�veill� L., $Larivi�re D.
16:20 00375 Rapid Radioanalytical Methods for Hard-to-detect Radionuclides in Environmental and Biological Samples *Dai X., Kramer-Tremblay S., Shi Y., Gu�rin N., Gagn� A., Tayeb M., Olfert J.
16:40 End of Session

EN8304 A

Nanomaterials: Environmental Perspectives (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - E. Pelletier, J.-P. Gagne
Chair(s) - J.-P. Gagne

14:00 00376 Fate of Silver Nanomaterials in Freshwater Microcosms (2L) in Realistic Conditions *$Triffault-Bouchet G., Gruyer N., Berdjeb L., Bastien C., Cantin P., Dassylva N., Racine K., Pelletier E.
14:40 00377 Evaluation of the Dissolution of Nano ZnO and its Effects on the Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii $Merdzan V., Domingos R., Monteiro C., *Wilkinson K.J.
15:00 00378 Contrasting Responses of Marine Bacterial Strains Exposed to functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Berdjeb L., Pelletier E, Gagn� J.-P., Millour M., Pellerin J., *$Lemarchand K.
15:20 00379 Influence of Silver Nanomaterial Capping Agents on the Growth of a Freshwater Green Alga Chen Z.Z., Campbell P.G.C., *Fortin C.
15:40 00380 Silver Nanotoxicity in Agricultural Environment *$Gruyer N., Dorais M., Berdjeb L., Bastien C., Cantin P., Dassylva N., Triffault-Bouchet G.
16:00 End of Session

IC2304 B

Green Chemistry I:� Materials (joint with IN)

Organizer(s) - A. Goredema, A. Moores, T. Friscic
Chair(s) - A. Goredema, P. Mehrkhodavandi

14:00 00381 Greener Microchips through Atomic Layer Deposition *Resendes R.
14:40 00382 Trapping Reactive Intermediates via Mechanochemistry - the Synthesis of Aromatic N-Thiocarbamoylbenzotriazoles Strukil V., Friscic T.
15:00 00383 Bismuth Disalicylate: A Versatile Precursor for Bismuth Subsalicylate and Decorated Bismuth Oxo-Nanoclusters Qi F., $Friscic T.
15:20 00384 Role of Cellulose Nanocrystallites (CNCs) in Chiral Induction: Asymmetric Heterogeneous Hydrogenation Using Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on CNCs Kaushik M., Benoit C., Cirtiu C.M., *$Moores A.
15:40 00385 Biomineralization-inspired Environmentally-friendly Synthesis of Porous Materials in the Solid State Mottillo C., Lu Y., Pham M.-H., Do T.-O., *$Friscic T.
16:00 00386 Solventless Mechanochemical Synthesis: Fundamentals and Applications in Materials Chemistry James S.L.
16:40 End of Session

ICpos2000 ABCD

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - F. Beland, R. Carlini

From 18:00 until 19:30

IC1 - Applied Nanotechnology posters

18:00 00387 Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Catalysts for Photovoltaic Applications McGillivray D., Quaranta S., Gaspari F., *$Trevani L.
18:00 00388 Rosette Nanotube-Supported Pd Nanoparticles: Characterization and Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reaction of Aryl Bromides Hassan M.R., Fenniri H.
18:00 00389 Modeling of Gas Permeation Using Nanoporous Carbon Membranes *$Al-Rabiah A.A.
18:00 00390 NanoULaval - An Academic Organization Open to Solve Industrial Problems of Research $Dufour P., *Morin J.-F.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00391 Synthesis of Core@Shell Zeolitic Hydrocarbon Adsorbents for Cold-Start Emission Control in Automotive Exhaust $Masoumifard N., Arnal P.M., Kaliaguine S., *Kleitz F.
18:00 00392 Improvements on the Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoshells *$Sobral-Filho R.G., Brito-Silva A.M., Barbosa-Silva R., Galembeck A., de Ara�jo C.B., Brolo A.G.
18:00 00393 Synthesis of Lanthanide Fluoride Nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance and Luminescent Bimodal Imaging *Blanchette M., $Ritcey A.M.
18:00 00394 Synthesis and Characterization of Luminescent Doped Yttrium Fluoride Nanoparticles Caron C., $Boudreau D., *Ritcey A.
18:00 00395 Study of CuInS2/Graphene Composite Electrode for Application in Electrochemical Photovoltaic Cells Cherfouh H., Brisebois P., Siaj M., *$Marsan B.
18:00 00396 Specific Cation Effects on the Thermodynamic and Kinetic Properties of DNA-Linked Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies *Sikder M.D., $Gibbs-Davis J.M.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00397 Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Gold Nanoparticles Burns F.P., *$Ghandi K.
18:00 00398 High Specific Surface Area Catalyst Produced by Replication of Bacterial Cellulose Micro-Architecture Wisdom N.H., Vreugdenhil A., Strap J., *$Trevani L.
18:00 00399 Kinetic Study of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Block Copolymers and Metallic Nanoparticles *Richard B., Lamarre S., $Ritcey A.M.
18:00 00400 Synthetis of Core-shell Nanoparticles : Growth of Gold Shells on Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in DPE/Oleylamine *Loubier M., Bergeron B., $Ritcey A.M.

IC2 - Green Chemistry I: Materials posters

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00402 Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles (AuNP) from Grape Waste: Value Addition to Agricultural Waste *Krishnaswamy K., $Orsat V.
18:00 00403 Switchable Hydrophilicty Surface, Incorporating CO2 as a Reversible Trigger Boniface K.J., $Jessop P.G., Cunningham M.
18:00 00404 Green Resins from Renewable Resources Kosalka J., $Foucher D., *Sacripante G, Gossage R.
18:00 00405 The N-Nitroimide Moiety in Energetic Materials *$Klap�tke T.M., Petermeyer C., Piercey D.G., Stierstorfer J.

IC3 - Industrial Catalysis posters

18:00 00406 A Density Functional Study on Ethylene Tetramerization Using Bimetallic Chromium Catalyst Cheong M.

IC5 - Life Sciences: Biomaterials & Bionanotechnology posters

18:00 00407 Quantum Dot-Protein Conjugates for Sensing N-ethylmaleimide Sensitive Factor ATPase Activity Massey M., Krull U., *$Stewart B.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00408 Recombinant Spider Silk Assembly from Soluble Protein to Solid Fiber Xu L., Tremblay M.-L., Meng Q., Liu X.-Q., Rainey J.K.
18:00 00409 Protein Engineering of Bacteriophage M13 for Applications in Bionanotechnology Petrie A.A., Daub E., Koay N., *$Honek J.F.
18:00 00410 The Impact of Freezing on Skin Substitutes Produced by the Self-Assembly Method Angers L., Dubois Declercq S., Jean J., *Pouliot R.
18:00 00411 Self- and Co-Assembled Rosette Nanotubes as a Scaffold for Peptide Expression Alsbaiee A., Beingessner R.L., Yamazaki T., El Bakkari M., Cho J.-Y., *$Fenniri H.

IN1200 A

Bioinorganic Chemistry and Inorganic Biochemistry (joint with BM)

Organizer(s) - X. Ottenwaelder, M. Couture
Chair(s) - X. Ottenwaelder

14:00 00412 Targeting Hydrophobic Interactions of Ru(III) Anticancer Compounds with Human Serum Albumin for Increased Bioavailability and Activity Webb M.I., Wu B., Chard R.A., Jang T., Wong M., Yapp D.T.T., *$Walsby C.J.
14:20 00413 A Cu(II)-phenoxyl Radical Complex Formed at a Low Negative Potential *Orio M., $Benisvy L., Eckshtain-Levi M.
14:40 00414 The Role of Trp Radicals in e- transfer Process and Enzymatic Catalysis in Oxidative-stress Heme Proteins *$Ivancich A.
15:00 00415 Bifunctionnal Copper-binding Agents to Combat Alzheimer's Disease *No�l S., Faller P., Gras E., $Hureau C.
15:20 00416 Structure of the Antimalarial Drug Chloroquine and a Metalloporphyrin Drug Target *$Bohle D.S., Dodd E.L., Thompson D.W., Myron B.
15:40 00417 Targeting Metal Ions to Treat Alzheimer's Disease *$Storr T., Jones M.R.
16:00 00418 Manipulating Metals at the HostPathogen Interface Franz K.J.
16:40 End of Session

IN4200 B

Group 13 Elements in Novel Materials and Catalysis (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - S. Wang, F.-G. Fontaine, S. Westcott
Chair(s) - D. Emslie

14:00 00419 Recent Advances in FLP Chemistry *$Stephan D.W.
14:40 00420 Abstract Title Currently Unavailable Courtemanche M.-A., $Fontaine F.-G.
15:00 00421 Improved Syntheses, New Manipulations and Unprecedented Deprotections of F-BODIPYs *Thompson A.
15:20 00422 Paramagnetic Titanium(III) Metallocene Complexes as Precatalysts for the Dehydrocoupling/Dehydrogenation of Amine-Boranes Jurca T., Leitao E.M., Dutta B., Helten H., *$Manners I.
15:40 00423 Chiral [1]Ferrocenophanes with Group 13 Elements in Bridging Positions. A Modular Approach toward New Metallopolymers Sadeh S., Bagh B., Schatte G., Green J.C., *$M�ller J.
16:00 00424 Boron-based Strategies for F- capture in Water: Apllications in Sensing and 18F Positron Emission Tomography Chansaenpak K., Liu S., Li Z., *$Gabbai F.P.
16:20 00425 The Key Role of Boronates in the Suzuki Reaction Ahmadi Z., Logan J., Wu W., *$McIndoe J.S.
16:40 End of Session


Recent Developments in Pincer Chemistry and Multidentate Ligands

Organizer(s) - D. Zargarian, D. Gousev, H. Guan
Chair(s) - K. Goldberg, D. Zargarian

14:00 00426 New Tricks for Old Dogs: Origin of Magnet like Behaviour in Mononuclear Transition Metal Complexes *$Murugesu M.
14:20 00427 Iron Man-up! Fe SNS Pincer Complexes for Bifunctional Catalysis *$Baker R.T.
14:40 00428 Group 10 PCP Pincer-type Complexes in Chemical Hydrogen Storage *$Rossin A., Peruzzini M., Rossi A.
15:00 00429 Ni(II) Complexes of the New Pincer-Type ligands PimCOP, Pim+COP, and NHCCOP Vabre B., *Zargarian D., Canac Y., $Chauvin R.
15:20 00430 C-H Activation and Functionalization Reactions at Pincer-ligated Ir(III) Allen K.E., Pahls D.R., Goldman A.S., Heinekey D.M., *$Goldberg K.I., Cundari T.R.
15:40 00431 New PCsp2P Pincer Frameworks for Small Molecule Activation *$Piers W.E., Burford R.J., Doyle L.E., Gutsulyak D., Parvez M.
16:00 00432 Ligand Design Perspectives Fryzuk M.D.
16:40 End of Session

IN304 B

Green Chemistry I:� Materials (joint with IC2)

14:00 Joint with IC2 - See Green Chemistry I: Materials under Industrial Chemistry for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

IN204 A

Supramolecular Materials (joint with MT6)

14:00 Joint with MT6 - See Supramolecular Materials under Materials Chemistry for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

IN206 A

Synthetic and Catalytic Aspects of Fluorine Chemistry (joint with OR7)

14:00 Joint with OR7 - See Synthetic and Catalytic Aspects of Fluorine Chemistry under Organic Chemistry for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

MS32102 AB

Interfacing Nanostructures with Polymers - From Synthesis to Applications (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - A. Adronov, W. Skene
Chair(s) - A. Adronov

14:00 00433 Using Nanoscale Substrate Curvature to Control the Association of Surface-Bound Proteins *$Dutcher J.R., Kurylowicz M., Paulin H., Mogyoros J., Giuliani M.
14:40 00434 Arborescent Polymer-stabilized Palladium Nanoparticles as Green Catalysts for the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction Nguon O., Karanassios V., Fillion E., Ng F., *$Gauthier M.
15:00 00435 Fluorescent Polymer-Enabled Observation of the Self-Assembly of Lipids on Nanoparticle Surfaces: A Single Particle Study Calver C.F., Liu H.-W., *$Cosa G.
15:20 00436 Modulation Instability and Spontaneous Pattern Formation in Epoxides Through Photocationic Polymerisation Basker D., *Saravanamuttu, Brook M.A.
15:40 00437 Dynamic, Photo-tunable Wetting in Inverse Opal Structures for Colorimetric Sensing and Tunable Fluidics *Singleton T.A., Burgess I.B., Goulet-Hanssens A., Nerger B.A., Koay N., Chan A.S., Barrett C.J., $Aizenberg J.
16:00 00438 Multivalent Noncovalent Functionalization of Graphene Dichtel W.R.
16:40 End of Session


Smart Stimuli-Responsive Materials (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - Y. Zhao, C. Barrett
Chair(s) - J.-F. Gohy

14:00 00439 Novel Strategies and Materials for Photo-induced Fluorescence Switching *$Park S.Y.
14:40 00440 Using CO2 to Trigger Dramatic Changes in the Physical Properties of Aqueous Solutions Su X., Cunningham M., Irvine S., *Jessop P.G.
15:00 00441 Stimuli-Responsive Degradation (SRD): A Versatile Platform for Developing PLA-based Block Copolymer Micelles with Enhanced/Controlled Release *$Oh J.K., Ko N.K., Cunningham A., Zhang Q.
15:20 00442 Investigation and Exploitation of Polyelectrolyte Induced Crosslinking in Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons Islam M.R., *Serpe M.J.
15:40 00443 Photoactive Thermoplastic Elastomers: Recyclable Silicones? Fawcett A.S., *Brook M.A.
16:00 00444 Fluorescent, Thermo-responsive Statistical Copolymers in an Ionic Liquid: Synthesis and Characterizations $Zhang C., *Maric M.
16:20 00445 Photoswitchable Oligonucleotide-Modified Gold Nanoparticles: Controlling Hybridization Stringency with Photon Dose Yan Y., *Chen J.I.L., $Ginger D.
16:40 End of Session


Novel Aromatic Compounds: Molecular Materials and Devices

Organizer(s) - Y. Zhao, G. Bodwell
Chair(s) - D. Perepichka

14:00 00446 Assembly and Properties of One-dimensional Carbon Wires *$Tykwinski R.R.
14:40 00447 Cl-BODIPYs: A New Route to B-substitution in BODIPYs Lundrigan T., *Thompson A.
15:00 00448 Synthesis and Properties of New Pyrene-Based Architectures Bodwell G.J., MacKinnon M.R.
15:20 00449 A Bag Full of Tricks: The Effects of Phosphorus-Incorporation on the Properties of Conjugated Aromatic Compounds *$Baumgartner T.
16:00 00450 Synthesis of 2D Polydiacetylenes as Precursors for Graphene-type Nanoribbons Levsque I., N�abo J.R., *$Morin J.-F., Morin J-F
16:20 00451 Synthesis Route for Crystalline Polyethersulfone Copolymers *Faye A., $Brisson J.
16:40 End of Session

MT6204 A

Supramolecular Materials (joint with IN)

Organizer(s) - H. Sleiman, A. Schmitzer, G. Hanan

14:00 00452 Catalytic Supramolecular Nanomaterials *$Fenniri H.
14:40 00453 Light Activated Fluorescent Gold Supramolecular Complexes Coordinated by Adenine Derivatives with Charge Controlled Self-Assembly *$Liu J., Lopez A.
15:00 00454 Double Decker Discotics: Self Assembly of Tethered Aromatics *$Williams V.E., Bozek K.J.A.
15:20 00455 Yin-Yang Coordination: Strength in Weakness in Nitrogen-containing Ligands Wu N., Melan C., Fleischel O., Stevenson K., Guo H., *$Petitjean A.
15:40 00456 Vapochromic and Emissive Cyanoaurate-based Coordination Polymers as Advanced Functional Materials *Leznoff D.B.
16:00 00457 Photofunctional Metal-containing Conjugated Materials Wolf M.
16:40 End of Session

MT304 B

Green Chemistry I:� Materials

14:00 Joint with IC2 - See Green Chemistry I: Materials under Industrial Chemistry for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

MT200 B

Group 13 Elements in Novel Materials and Catalysis (joint with IN4)

14:00 Joint with IN4 - See Group 13 Elements in Novel Materials and Catalysis under Inorganic Chemistry for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

MT2102 AB

Interfacing Nanostructures with Polymers � From Synthesis to Applications (joint with MS3)

14:00 Joint with MS3 - See Interfacing Nanostructures with Polymers - From Synthesis to Applications under Macromolecular Science and Engineering for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

MT304 A

Nanomaterials: Environmental Perspectives (joint with EN8)

14:00 Joint with EN8 - See Nanomaterials: Environmental Perspectives under Environment for the schedule.

16:00 End of Session


Smart Stimuli-Responsive Materials (joint with MS6)

14:00 Joint with MS6 - See Smart Stimuli-Responsive Materials under Macromolecular Science and Engineering for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

OR3206 B

Chemistry of Natural Products

Organizer(s) - N.A. Magarvey, R. Kerr, R. Britton
Chair(s) - R. Kerr

14:00 00458 Farmers, Their Bacterial Symbionts, and Natural Products Chemistry Clardy J., Blodgett J., Stallforth P.
14:40 00459 Usnic Acid Biosynthesis in Northern Manitoba Lichen *$Sorensen J.L.
15:00 00460 Efforts Toward Synthesis of (+)-Fortucine Beaulieu M.A., *Canesi S.
15:20 00461 Discovery of Bioactive Small Molecules from the Human Pathogen Legionella pneumophila Johnston C.W., Plumb J., Li X., Grinstein S., *$Magarvey N.A.
15:40 00462 Biosynthetic Studies of NRPS-Derived Lipopeptides from Marine Bacteria Ross A.C., *$Moore B.S.
16:00 00463 Biosynthesis of Rare Heterocycles Du Y.-L., Ding T., *$Ryan K.S.
16:40 End of Session

OR7206 A

Synthetic and Catalytic Aspects of Fluorine Chemistry (joint with IN)

Organizer(s) - J. Love, G. Sammis, J.-F. Paquin
Chair(s) - G. Sammis

14:00 00464 Difluoromethyl 2-Pyridyl Sulfone: A Previledged Fluoroalkylating Agents for Diverse Applications *$Hu J., Zhao Y. WITHDRAWN
14:40 00465 Activation and Functionalization of Fluorinated Aromatics by Ni(0) Complexes: Mechanistic Investigations into Selective CH Bond Functionalization and CF Bond Activation *Johnson S.A.
15:00 00466 Carbon-Fluorine Bond Activation by Water for Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions Champagne P.A., Pomarole J., Th�rien M.-�., Benhassine Y., Beaulieu S., Legault C.Y., *Paquin J.-F.
15:20 00467 Fluorination Catalysis for Halogen Exchange Chemistry in the Preparation of Low Global Warming Potential (GWP) Fluorocarbons *$Syvret R.G.
15:40 00468 Recent Progress in SF4 Chemistry Chaudhary P., *$Gerken M., Goettel J.T., Mercier H.P.A.
16:00 00469 C-F Bond Activation Reactions at Rhodium: From Model Reactions to Catalysis *Braun T., Raza A.-L., Teltewskoi M., Zamostna L.
16:40 End of Session

PT2205 B

General Session

Organizer(s) - T. Nguyen-Dang
Chair(s) - C. Lefebvre

14:00 00470 A Drude Polarizable Force Field for Liquid Hydrogen Sulfide Riahi S., *$Rowley C.N.
14:20 00471 Pd and S Binding Energies and Auger Parameters on a Model Silica-Supported Suzuki-Miyaura Catalyst: Insights into Catalyst Activation Hanif A.M., *Horton J.H.
14:40 00472 Photoluminescence Lifetime Tuning of Mn2+-doped Core/Shell ZnSe and ZnS Nanocrystals Using Interfacial Strain *Lamarre S.A., Veilleux V., Ritcey A.M., $N�. Allen C.
15:00 00473 Hydroxyphenol Interaction with Iron Oxide Colloids by Chemical Force Spectrometry Azmi A., *Horton J.H.
15:20 00474 Amplified Fibre Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy Andrews N.L.P., Litman J., Stroh D., Barnes J.A., *$Loock H.-P.
15:40 00475 Fast Neutron Radiolysis of Liquid Water at Temperatures Between 25 and 350 �C: Monte Carlo Simulations Butarbutar S.L., Sanguanmith S., Meesungnoen J., Sunaryo G.R., Jay-Gerin J.-P.
16:00 00476 Standard Partial Molar Properties of Adenine and Its Ions in High Temperature Aqueous Systems and Relevance to Modeling the Origins of Life Lowe A.R., *Cox J.S., $Tremaine P.
16:20 00477 Standard Partial Molar Heat Capacities of Aqueous Aluminate Under Hydrothermal Conditions from Integral Heat of Solution Experiments $Tremaine P.R., *Coulier Y.
16:40 End of Session

PT5205 A

New Ideas for using Quantum Mechanics to Understand Chemistry

Organizer(s) - T. Carrington Jr., G. Peslherbe, P.-N. Roy
Chair(s) - G. Peslherbe

14:00 00478 Structural Assignment by Infrared Spectroscopy in the Gas Phase: Finite Temperature and Quantum Effects in Absorption and Action Spectra Calvo F.
14:40 00479 Efficient Calculations of High-lying Ro-vibrational Levels of Methane Using Radau Vibrational Coordinates and an Eckart Frame *$Carrington T., Wang X.
15:00 00480 Structural Characterization of Biomolecules by IR Spectroscopy, Quantum Chemistry and Polarizable Molecular Dynamics *Clavaguera C., Semrouni D., Martens J.K., Nicol E., McMahon T.B., $Ohanessian G.
15:20 00481 QM/MM Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Hydration of Mg(II) and Zn(II) Riahi S., Roux B., *$Rowley C.N.
15:40 00482 Examining Electronic Structure and Energy in Stress-Induced Reactions *$Mosey N.J.
16:00 00483 Concerted and Sequential Proton Transfer Mechanisms in Water-separated Acid-Base Encounter Pairs *$Iftimie R., Thomas V.
16:20 00484 A Computational Study of Metalloporphyrins *$Boyd R.J., Berryman V.E.J.
16:40 End of Session

PT6205 C

Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy (joint with BM)

Organizer(s) - M. Auger, D. Bryce
Chair(s) - I. Marcotte

14:00 00485 51V Solid-State NMR and Density Functional Theory: A Powerful Approach to Probe Geometry and Electronic Structure in Bioinorganic Molecules and Vanadium-Containing Enzymes *$Polenova T., Li M., Yehl J., Gupta R., Hou G., Goncharova-Zapata O., Crans D.C., Chatterjee P.
14:40 00486 Fluorinated NMR Probes for the Study of Membrane Topology: Monofluorinated Dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine Lipid Membranes Gagnon M.-C., Dautrey S., Savoie J.-D., Parent J.-F., Paquin* J.-F., Auger* M.
15:00 00487 Nanocrystalline Cellulose and Chiral Nematic NCC-Templated Organosilica Films *$Michal C.A., Manning A.P., Lemke C.H., Dong R.Y., Terpstra A., Guise M., MacLachlan M.J., Hamad W.Y.
15:20 00488 New Advances and Applications In High Field DNP NMR *Michaelis V.K., Smith A.A., Corzilius B., Ong T.C., $Griffin R.G.
15:40 00489 Recent Applications of Solid State NMR: from Membrane-Associated Peptides to Carbon Nanofibres *$Straus S.K., Dodd A.P.
16:00 00490 Insight into the Chromophore of Rhodopsin and its Meta-II Photointermediate by 19F Solid-State NMR Brinkmann A., Sternberg U., Kentgens A.P.M., Lugtenburg J., Bovee-Geurts P.H.M., *$DeGrip W.J.
16:20 End of Session

PT2104 B

Celebrating Martin Moskovits: Clusters, SERS, Sensors, Nanofabrication and Academic Leadership (joint with SS1)

14:00 Joint with SS1 - See Celebrating Martin Moskovits: Clusters, SERS, Sensors, Nanofabrication and Academic Leadership under Surface Science for the schedule.

16:40 End of Session

PT200 C

Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces (joint with SS5)

14:00 Joint with SS5 - See Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces under Surface Science for the schedule.

16:00 End of Session

SS12104 B

Celebrating Martin Moskovits: Clusters, SERS, Sensors, Nanofabrication and Academic Leadership (joint with PT)

Organizer(s) - P. McBreen, R.A. Wolkow, L.-L. Tay
Chair(s) - T.P. Bigioni, M. Darsillo, A. Kirkwood

14:00 00491 Plasmon Enhanced Fluorescence Aroca R.F., Mohan H.
14:20 00492 Molecular Plasmonics for Nanoscale Spectroscopy and Sensing Van Duyne R.P.
15:00 00493 Anti-Stokes/Stokes Ratios and Single-Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) dos Santos D.P., Temperini M.L.A., *$Brolo A.G.
15:20 00494 Revisiting Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering on Realistic Lithographic Gold Particles *F�lidj N., Sow I., Grand J., L�vi G., Aubard J, Tinguely J.C., Hohenau A., Krenn J.
15:40 00495 Diameter Effect of Silver Nanorod Arrays to Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering $Gu G., *Suh J.
16:00 00496 Multiplexed Cellular Targeting by Endoscopic Fiber-Optic Detection using Fluorescent SERS Probes *Jeong D.H., Jeong S., Lee Y.S., Kang H.M., Kang K.W., Lee D.S.
16:20 End of Session

SS22104 A

Electrode Materials�: Methods, Characterization and Application (joint with AN)

Organizer(s) - A. Tavares, S. Morin, G. Brisard
Chair(s) - S. Morin, G. Brisard

14:00 00497 One-Dimensional Pt Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for High-Performance and Low-Cost Fuel Cell Applications *Sun S., Zhang G., Cai M., Li R., Dodelet J.P., $Sun X.
14:40 00498 Evaluating the Ethanol Oxidation Activity and Durability of Pt/Activated Carbon Nanotube Fuel Cell Catalysts Using EIS Saleh F.S., Pedersen A.W., *$Easton E.B.
15:00 00499 Support Effects on Formic Acid Oxidation *$Pickup P.G., Moghaddam R.B.
15:20 00500 Small Molecules Electro-Oxidation on PtAu Alloyed Nanoparticles Prepared by Laser Ablation of Single Target in Aqueous Solution Oko D.N., Garbarino S., Zhang J., Ma D., Chaker M., Tavares A.C., Guay D.
15:40 00501 Creating and Characterizing Pt-Nafion Composite Electrode Materials *Bizzotto D., Gyenge E., Wilkinson D.P., Martens I., Leeuwner J.
16:00 00502 A New Family of Highly Efficient Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Water Oxidation Reaction Smith R.D.L., Pr�vot M.S., Zhang Z., Fagan R., Berlinguette C.P., *$Trudel S.
16:20 00503 Novel Carbon Nanofiber Composites Material for Electrochemistry Liu D., *You T.
16:40 End of Session

SS5200 C

Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces (joint with PT)

Organizer(s) - D. Hore
Chair(s) - A. Ianoul

14:00 00504 Conformation and Thermodynamics of Membrane-Interacting Therapeutic Peptides *$Jelokhani-Niaraki M.
14:20 00505 Investigating the Heterogeneity of Fluorophore Labelled DNA-SAM Using Electrochemical Induced Orientation Changes. An In-Situ Characterization Using a Type of Impedance Spectroscopy Casanova-Moreno J.R., *$Bizzotto D.
14:40 00506 Nanoscale Electrostatic Domains in Cholesterol-laden Lipid Membranes Create a Target for Amyloid Binding Drolle E., Gaikwad R., *$Leonenko Z.
15:00 00507 Testing Amyloid-b Aggregation Using Single Molecule Atomic Force Spectroscopy Hane F., Tran G., Lee B.Y., Attwood S., Rauk A., *$Leonenko Z.
15:20 00508 GL13K a Potential Antimicrobial: Biophysical Studies Elucidating Mechanism of Action Balhara V., Gorr S.U., $DeWolf C.
15:40 00509 Monitoring Amyloid-Beta Aggregation on Surfaces in the Presence of Known Modulators Hung V.W.S., *Kerman K.
16:00 End of Session

SSpos2000 ABCD

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - P. Ayotte, P. McBreen

From 18:00 until 19:30

SS1 - Celebrating Martin Moskovits: Clusters, SERS, Sensors, Nanofabrication and Academic Leadership posters

18:00 00510 Discrete Plasmonic Nanoparticle Dimers for Optical Sensing in Complex Media *$Chen J.I.L., Chen Y., Ginger D.
18:00 00511 Surface Plasmon Resonance and Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Study of Melatonin Neuroprotection in Relation to Alzheimer's Disease Finot E., Ollagnier A., Brule T., Choi Y., Drolle E., Wesolowski M., *$Leonenko Z.
18:00 00512 Quantitative Detection of Biomarkers by Electrochemical-Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Zhao L., *Brosseau C.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00513 Effect of Substrate Cooling on the Contact Line Deposition of Small Evaporating Droplets of Colloidal Solutions *$Bazargan V.B., Stoeber B.S.
18:00 00514 X-ray Studies on the Structural and Electronic Properties of Au19(SR)13 Nanoclusters $Chevrier D.M., MacDonald M.A., Amares C., *Zhang P., Wu Z., Jin R.
18:00 00515 A DFT/QTAIM Study on the Organometallic Systems Aun-SCmH2m-SAun $Baltazar M.I., *Rodriguez J.I., Castillo-Alvarado F.L., Gutierrez-Gonzalez I.
18:00 00516 In Situ Deposition Monitoring by a Tilted Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor: Probing Nucleation and Polarization-Dependent Properties of Gold Grown via Chemical Vapour Deposition Mandia D.J., Griffiths M.B.E., Gordon P.G., Zhou W., Albert J., *$Barry S.T
18:00 00517 Large-area Silver-Nanostructured Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy(SERS) Substrates Fabrication via Nanoimprint Interference Lithography and Silver Mirror Reaction Hong K.Y., Menezes J., *Brolo A.G.
18:00 00518 Development of a DNA-based Biosensor for Rapid Detection of Tuberculosis at the Point-of-Care Harroun S.G., Karaballi R., *$Brosseau C.L.
18:00 00519 Plasmonic Effects in Multilayered Nanostructures Idiong G., *Ianoul A.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00520 Determining the Limit of Detection of a SERS Platform Fabricated by Nanosphere Lithography Wallace G.Q., Tabatabaei M., $Lagugn�-Labarthet F.
18:00 00521 Development of a SERS-based Aptasensor for Rapid Detection of Human Disease Karaballi R., Nel A., Blackburn J., *$Brosseau C.

SS2 - Electrode Materials: Methods, Characterization and Application posters

18:00 00522 Electrochemical Detection of Glucose with a PDMA/Copper Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode Hu X.F., Li J., *Wang J.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00523 Investigation of Ceramic Carbon Electrodes for Fuel Cell Applications in Low Humidity Environments Eastcott J.I., *$Easton E.B.
18:00 00524 A Nanostructured Lithium-ion 3D Battery Saulnier M., Schougaard S.B.
18:00 00525 Polymer Electrodes for Electrochemical Storage Robitaille A., Perea A., B�langer D., Leclerc M.
18:00 00526 Metal and Metal-Oxide Nanowires: Synthesis, Reactivity, and O2- Transport Properties Chan J.K., $Giorgi J.B.
18:00 00527 Preparation and Characterization of Non-Precious Metal Fuel Cell Catalysts via Chemical Modification of Carbon Surfaces Mavilla S.G., *$Easton E.B., MacLean B.J.
18:00 00528 The Impact of Heat Treatment on the Structure and Activity of Pt-Mn Alloys Towards Ethanol Oxidation Zamanzad Ghavidel M.R., *$Easton E.B.
18:00 00529 The Influence of Carbon Additives on the Performance of MnO2-based Electrode for Hybrid Electrochemical Capacitors $Gambou-Bosca A., *B�langer D.
18:00 00530 Effect of Capping Agents and Surfactants on the Morphology of Electrochemical In-Situ Prepared Silver Nanostructures Fathi F., *$kraatz H.B.
18:00 00531 Synthesis and Characterization of Nanosized LiFe1-xMnxPO4 \used as a Cathode Material in Rechargeable Lithium Batteries: Influence of the Mn Content Dhaybi S., *$Marsan B.
18:00 00532 Electro-Chemical Phosphate Sensor Normandeau C.O., Viens J.F., *$Messaddeq Y.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00533 Carbohydrate-Modified Electrode Surfaces for the Detection of b-Glucosidase Activity Ervin E., $Rempel B.P.

SS3 - New Developments in Plasmon Enhanced Spectroscopy and Optical Micro-Spectroscopy posters

18:00 00534 Development of a High Resolution Near-field Spectroscopic Mapping Technique for Plasmonic Metallic Nanostructures in Organic Photovoltaic Cells Sangar A., *Merlen A., Torchio P., Lagugne-Labarthet F.
18:00 00535 Design of Controlled Aggregates for Plasmonic Studies Dorais M.- C., Boudreau D.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00536 Organization of Metallic Nanoparticles in Block Copolymer Templates for Optical Devices *Lemineur J.-F., $Ritcey A.M.
18:00 00537 Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy in Reflection Geometry Nicklaus M., *$Ruediger A.P., Diffalah N., Said Bacar Z.
18:00 00538 Plasmon-Enhanced Fluorescence of CdTe Quantum Dots with Shell-Isolated Nanoparticles Guerrero A.R., Ram�rez-Maureira M., Osorio-Rom�n I.O., Goulet P.J.G., *$Aroca R.F.
18:00 00539 Auto-Assembling on Cylindrical Surfaces by Langmuir-Blodgett Deposition for Future Fiber-based SERS Sensors Applications *$Asselin J., Dorais M.-C., Boudreau D., Messaddeq Y.

SS5 - Structural Characterization of Biomolecules on Surfaces posters

18:00 00540 PM-IRRAS Studies of Colicin E1 Channel in a Floating Bilayer Lipid Membrane at Au(111) Surface Su Z., Ho D., Merrill R., *Lipkowski J.
18:00 00541 Mapping Peptide-Lipid Interactions by Steady State Atomic Force Microscopy and Dynamic Image Correlation Techniques Won A., *$Yip C.M.
18:00 00542 Design and Characterization of Model Biological Membranes Tethered to Au(111) Electrode Surfaces for Investigating Membrane-Associated Proteins Seenath R., Leitch J., $Lipkowski J.
18:00 00543 Fluorescence and ATR Spectroscopic studies of Scaffolded Vesicles Grossutti M., Seenath R., *Lipkowski J.
18:00 00544 In-Situ Electrochemical - Fluorescence Imaging Characterization of a Bodipy-labeled Aib Homopeptide Self-assembled Monolayer Yu Z.L., *$Bizzotto D.
18:00 00545 Simulation of Structure and Nonlinear Vibrational Spectroscopy of Amphipathic Peptide Adsorption onto Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Solid Surfaces Roy S., Naka T.L., Hore D.K.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00546 Characterization of Sol-Gel Entrapped Structure-Switching Signaling Aptamers Hui C., Carrasquilla C., Li Y., *$Brennan J.D.
18:00 00547 Exploring the Mechanism of Enantiomeric Separations Using a Proline-based Chiral Stationary Phase Arjumand R., *Horton J.H.
18:00 00548 Investigating the pH Dependent Barrier Properties of the Scaffolded Vesicle Nutraceutical Transporter Conlon S., Seenath R., Lipkowski J.
18:00 00549 Surface Analytical Studies of Gramicidin A in a Floating Bilayer Lipid Membrane *Goodall B.L., Quirk A., $Lipkowski J.
18:00 00550 Investigation of the Amyloid-Pore Hypothesis by Electrochemical Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Merchant S., Power S., *$Brosseau C.
18:00 00551 Fluorescence and AFM Imaging of Solid-Supported Bilayers of Octadecanol and liposomal DOPC Musgrove A., *$Bizzotto D.
18:00 00552 Stokes Polarimetry for Characterizing Protein Adsorption at the Solid-Liquid Interface FitzGerald W.R., Hall S.A., Covert P.A., Blinn B.R., Shakeri S., *$Hore D.K.
18:00 00553 Effect of Electrolytes Upon Interfacial Water Structure at Polymer/Water and Mineral/Water Interfaces Covert P.A., Jena K.C., *$Hore D.K.
18:00 00554 Investigation of Indium-Based Nanoparticles for Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence Studies Gagnon J., Magnan F., Fontaine F.-G., Boudreau D.

SS6 - Surface Science of Biomimetic Films, "Green" Materials and Sustainable Nanocomposites posters

18:00 00555 Effect of Silicium Introduction on Dry Reforming of Methane Over Hydrotalcite Derived Catalysts $Djebarria B., *Halliche D., Gonzalez-Delacruzc V.M., Holgadoc J.P., Caballeroc A., Bachari K., Cherifi O.
18:00 00556 Size Controlled Synthesis of Palladium Nanoparticles on Rosette Nanotube Scaffolding and Their Kinetic Studies Hassan M.R., Fenniri H.
18:00 00557 Effect of PEGylation on Micromechanical Properties of Negatively-Charged Phospholipid Membranes: A Model Study Shahid M.N., *$Tsoukanova V.
18:00 00558 Laser-assisted Process for Coating the Silicone Nanocomposites *$Zhang J., Huang G.B., Yin P., Tse W.H.

Graduate Student posters

18:00 00559 Cellulose Nanocrystal-Reinforced Carboxymethyl Cellulose/Dextran Injectable Hydrogels Yang X., Cranston E.D.
18:00 00560 Optimizing Compatibility of Modified Hydrophobic Cellulose Nanocrystals in Hydrophobic Polymer Matrices $Graham L., Kan K., Abitbol T., Dooley B., Moorlag C., *Cranston E.D.
18:00 00561 Effect of Amyloid-beta on Mechano-properties of Lung Surfactant *Hane F., Drolle E., $Leonenko Z.
18:00 00562 Double Ionization and Ionic Fragmentation of Allene and 1,3- Butadiene Alfilfil L.R., Neville J.J.
18:00 00563 Development and Characterization of Quantitative Sol-gel Derived Protein Microarrays Helka B.J., $Brennan J.D.
18:00 00564 Preparation, Characterisation and Diffusion Studies of Polypyrrole and poly(N-dodecylpyrrole) Roudini D., *$Foot P.
18:00 00565 Surface Modification on Thiol-functionalized PDMS Zhang J., *Brook M.A.
18:00 00566 Surface Properties of Novel Boronic Acid-Derived Silicone Bola-Amphiphiles Mansuri E., Dodge L., Schmidt R., Brook M.A., DeWolf C.
18:00 00567 Characterization and Applications of Gold Nanoparticle Arrays on Glass Yuan J., Hajebifard A., Berini P., Zou S.

Undergraduate Student posters

18:00 00568 Designing Super-Oleophobic Surfaces for Touch Screen Devices Using a Hierarchical Design Methodology Thomson J., Farshchi S., Srinivasan S., Khowaja M.
18:00 00569 Self-Assembly of Nanoparticle Langmuir Films Doped With Simple Alkane Oils Gagnon B.P., $Meli M.-V.
18:00 00570 Combinatorial Optofluidic Sensing using Colourimetric Sensor Arrays Nerger B.A., Chan A.S., *Burgess I.B., Koay N., Kinney M.H., Raymond K.P., $Aizenberg J.

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