Program

Scheduled Abstracts by Day
Thursday AM
AN3
202B
Applications of Nanomaterials in Analysis, Sensing and Imaging – joint with MT
Organizer(s) - Russ Algar, Jennifer Chen, Juewen Liu
Chair(s) - Juewen Liu, Jennifer Chen
08:00
Beyond Biomarkers: Array-based Profiling for Diagnostics and High-throughput Screening $*Rotello VM
08:40
SERS Optophysiology : Toward In Vitro Neurotransmitters Monitoring of Dopaminergic Neurones Lussier F, Brule T, Ducrot C, Bourque M-J, Trudeau L-E, Masson J-F
09:00
Nanozymes as Biosensors $*Liu J, Liu B
09:20
Low-cost Plasmonic Nanomaterials to Address Health and Environmental Issues in Developing Countries $*Brolo AG
09:40
Application of Nanohole Arrays in Sensing and in Surface-enhanced Spectroscopies $*Masson JF, Couture M, Poirier-Richard HP, Brulé T
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Upconversion; Quo Vadis $*Capobianco JA
11:00
Synthetic Design of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles for Sensitive Plasmonic and Surface Enhanced Raman Detection $*Kitaev V, Cathcart N, Hobbs K
11:20
Interactions between Hemin-Graphene Nanosheets and Hemin-binding DNA Aptamers Tabunag JS, $*Yu H-Z
11:40
Point-of-care Diagnostics: Rapid Quantitative Detection of Biomarkers in Whole Blood Mahshid SS, *Kelley SO
12:00
 
End of Session
AN7
206C
Teaching Analytical Chemistry
Organizer(s) - Russ Algar, Chuck Lucy, Paul Piunno
Chair(s) - Russ Algar, Charles Lucy
08:00
Charles David Keeling and the Story of Atmospheric CO2 Measurements Harris DC
08:40
Particulate Matters: Exploring Air Quality in the Third-year Classroom *Styler SA, Gao S
09:00
Why Can't You Just Tell Me the Answer! Giving the Responsibility of Learning to Students in the Analytical Laboratories $*Rodriguez Nunez JR, Maxwell EJ
09:20
Use of a Student Self-assessment Test in Introductory Analytical Chemistry $*Stone DC
09:40
Teaching Analytical Chemistry without Lectures and without Grades. Can it Be Done? $*Doucette A, Chisholm R
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Context is Everything: Facilitating Learning of Instrumental Analysis through the Context of Forensic Science *Watterson J
11:00
An Inexpensive, 3D-Printable Demonstration Kit for the Teaching of the Operating Principles of Diffraction Gratings $*Piunno PAE
11:20
Urinary Iodine Monitoring by Kinetic Spectrophotometry: An Integrative Analytical Chemistry Laboratory Experience in Quality Assurance, Nutrition and Population Health Nori de Macedo A, Chaudhry A, Mathiaparanam S, Neuman K, Allan L, $*Britz-McKibbin P
11:40
The Arduino Platform in the Analytical Teaching Laboratory Dryden MDM
12:00
 
End of Session
ANG
104D
General Session
Organizer(s) - Demian Ifa, Dajana Vuckovic
Chair(s) - Demian Ifa, Dajana Vuckovic
08:00
Solid-phase Microextraction Procedure to Determine Fragrance Allergens in Personal Care Products *Wang C, $Tsai S
08:20
Functionalized Porous Silicon Surfaces as Substrates to Optimize DESI-MS Performance Ore MO, Schwab NV, Eberlin MN, Morin S, Ifa DR
08:40
The Binding of Trivalent Arsenic Compounds to p53 Proteins Popowich AK, Liu Y, Leng R, $*Le XC
09:00
3D Printed Biosensors for Environmental Applications *Gaudreault M, Claverie JP, Bolduc OR
09:20
Calibration-free Electrochemical-DNA Biosensors *Dauphin Ducharme P, $Plaxco KW
09:40
Enhanced Binding Affinity via Destabilization of the Unbound State: A Millisecond Hydrogen Deuterium Exchange Study on the Interaction Between p53 and the Pleckstrin Homology Domain Zhu S, Khatun R, Lento C, Sheng Y, $*Wilson DJ
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Tetronic 90R4 Additive and its Anti-fouling Behaviour in Digital Microfluidics Ho MHS, $Wheeler AR
10:40
A Digital Microfluidic Laser Cell Lysis Platform For Performing Non-invasive Prenatal Genetic Diagnostics Lamanna J, Chamberlain MD, Dryden MDM, Situ H, Vlasschaert M, Kolomietz E, Chitayat D, $*Wheeler AR
11:00
Modelling of the Dissociation Rate and the Mechanism of non-Covalent Complexes in a Charged Aqueous Droplet Consta S, *Consta S, $Oh MI, Sharawy M
11:20
Development of Novel, Adaptable Electrochemical Sensors for Rapid Disease Diagnostics via Synthetic, Toehold-based Gene Circuits Smith SJ, Sadatmousavi P, Amalfitano E, Pardee K, *Kelley SO
11:40
Portable Diagnostic Device for Early Detection of Heart Failure Zilberman Y, Li Z, Ausri I, $*Tang S
12:00
 
End of Session
BMG1
201E
General Session 1
Organizer(s) - Drew Woolley
Chair(s) - Andrew Woolley
08:00
Intramolecular Nitrone-akene Cycloaddition for Bioorthogonal Click Labelling Santos JT, $Nitz M
08:20
Fluorogenic BODIPY Dyes for Imaging Chemistry within Cellular Membranes Lincoln R, Greene LE, Zhang W, $*Cosa G
08:40
Free Energy Landscape Remodeling of the Cardiac Pacemaker Channel Explains the Molecular Basis of Familial Sinus Bradycardia Boulton S, Akimoto M, Akbarizadeh S, $*Melacini G
09:00
Bio-orthogonal Mediated Nucleic Acid Transfection of Cells via Cell Surface Engineering O'Brien PJ, $*Yousaf MN, Elahipanah S, Rogozhnikov D
09:20
Towards the Heterologous Expression of Lichen Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Aspergillus Oryzae Bertrand RL, Abdel-Hameed M, Quan ZY, Awakawa T, Abe I, $*Sorensen JL
09:40
The Biological Outcomes Associated with DNA Adduct Formation: What Can Be Learned from Computer Modeling? $*Wetmore SD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Development of a Fluorescent Calcium Indicator with a Novel Topology Aggarwal A, *Zarowny L, $Campbell R
10:40
Connecting the Dots between the Pathways in Bacterial Biofilm Formation: Quorum Sensing and Cyclic Nucleotide Second Messengers Bordeleau E, Betancourt F, Bell M, *Yan T
11:00
Structural Studies of Parallel-stranded Nucleic Acid Assemblies $*Gehring K
11:20
A Suite of Methods to Measure Enzyme Kinetics Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry Di Trani J, $Mittermaier A
11:40
Mechanistic Studies on Lipopeptide Antibiotics *Taylor RM, $Taylor SD, Palmer M
12:00
 
End of Session
BMG2
201B
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Drew Woolley
Chair(s) - Voula Kanelis
08:00
Structure-activity Relationships and Selectivity Studies of Peptidic Inhibitors for Epigenetic Reader Proteins Belonging to the Polycomb Family Milosevich N, Gignac M, Simhadri C, Anderson C, Horvath S, *Croft C, $Hof F
08:20
The Discovery and Evaluation of OICR-9429, a Small Molecule Antagonist of the WDR5-MLL Interaction Zepeda-Velázquez C, Getlik M, Smil D, Bolshan Y, Poda G, Senisterra G, Wu H, Allali-Hassani A, Wasney GA, Barsyte-Lovejoy D, Dombrovski L, Marcellus R, Li F, Schapira M, Brown P, Arrowsmith CH, Vedadi M, $*Al-awar R
08:40
Adjuvant Strategies for Restoring b-Lactam Activity against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria $*Boudreau MA
09:00
Understanding the Carbohydrate Binding Specificity of Clostridium Difficile Toxins *Ling C-C, Zhang P, Sadowka J, Kitova E, Bundle DR, Klassen J, Ng KKS
09:20
Blocking Resistance to Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides in Pseudomonas aeruginosa $Miller Conrad LC
09:40
Successful Cryopreservation of Human Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells using Novel Ice Recrystallization Inhibitors Charlton T, Adam M, Jahan S, Pineault N, Acker JP, $*Ben RN
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Stimuli Responsive DNA Micelles for Controlled Small Molecule Release Prinzen AL, $Sleiman HF
10:40
Discovery of Potent and Selective Targeted Covalent Inhibitors of Human Tissue Transglutaminase Akbar A, McNeil NMR, Eckert RL, $*Keillor JW, Kerr C
11:00
A Tobramycin Vector Enhances Synergy and Efficacy of Efflux Pump Inhibitors against Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative Bacteria Yang X, Goswami S, Gorityala BK, Domalaon R, Lyu Y, Kumar A, Zhanel GG, $*Schweizer F
11:20
Development of a PROTAC Small Molecule Conjugate Toolset with Anti-cancer Applications Papatzimas JW, Gorobets E, Maity R, Bahlis NJ, $*Derksen DJ
11:40
Design and Synthesis of a Photo-labeling Analogue of Ivacaftor to Probe Its Putative Binding Ssite on Mutant CFTR Hamilton CM, $*Young RM, Bear CE, Viirre RD, Toutah K, Hung M, Qureshi Z
12:00
 
End of Session
CE2
205D
Research and Other Forms of Experiential Learning
Organizer(s) - Paul Piunno, Judith Poë
Chair(s) - Svetlana Mikhaylichenko, Judith Poë
08:00
Chemistry and Human Health: A SENCER Model Course $*Poe JC
08:20
Short-term Student-directed Research as a Vehicle for Learning the How and Why of Scientific Communication Grant E, Stewart JJ, Stoodley R, Gillis EAL
08:40
Modelling an Authentic Research Experience: A "Plan-Your-Own" Alcohol Oxidation Laboratory Cho H, Dicks AP
09:00
Chemistry Students in the Museum of Antiquities. Humanities Students at the Synchrotron. What are the Learning Outcomes? *Ellis T, Harvey T, Walker T
09:20
Crossing Intersections in Experiential Learning in Environmental Science and Policy and STEM Education $*Gardella JA
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Environmental Chemistry in the Real World: Casting Students as Industrial Consultants Faust JA, D'eon JC
10:40
SURE, Science Undergraduate Research Experiences: A Vertical Peer Mentoring Program at the University of Windsor $*Trant JF, Houser C
11:00
Enhancement of Student Engagement and Learning in Chemistry through Case Study Extra Credit Projects *Dalili S, Fathi F
11:20
A Practical Guide to Introducing Research Integration into a Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum Gurney R, Lee N
12:00
 
End of Session
CEG
205B
General Session
Organizer(s) - Jessica D'eon, Andy Dicks
Chair(s) - Jessica D'eon
08:20
Communicating Chemistry: The Impact of Targeting Communication Skills in the Undergraduate Classroom Gillis E, Grant E, Stewart JJ, Stoodley R
08:40
Self-motion of Sodium Benzoate Flakes on a Water Surface: A Demonstration of Molecular Forces at Play Darvesh KV, Martin E
09:00
Organic ChemWare - HTML5 Interactives for Teaching and Learning Organic Chemistry $*Deslongchamps G
09:20
Putting Chemistry (Back) in Biochemistry $*Johnson AE
09:40
A Project Course in Medicinal Chemistry Based on Virtual Drug Design $Vaughan MD, Ludlow AA, Carlos Da Silva MD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
 
Beaumier Award for High School/CÉGEP Chemistry Teachers Lecture
10:20
Several Quick, Inexpensive Labs/Demonstrations for General Chemistry Jansen MP
10:40
Expanding the Tool Box in Undergraduate Laboratory Sessions via Continuous Flow Synthesis $Santandrea J, Kairouz V, *Collins SK
11:00
Teaching Chemistry for a Sustainable Future $*Abhyankar S
11:20
GHS/WHMIS 2015 Transition and Training in Academia: A Discussion $*Gauvin F
11:40
Cowboy Chemistry Meets the Occupational Health and Safety Act: Rebranding to Establish a Culture of Safety *Reed RW, Stuttaford K, Hulls M, Mills T
12:00
 
End of Session
EN1
206A
Atmospheric Chemistry in a Changing Climate
Organizer(s) - Arthur Chan, Sarah Styler
Chair(s) - Tara Kahan, Shouming Zhou
08:00
Predicting the Partitioning of Ions and Organics in Multicomponent, Multiphase Aerosols Zuend A, Ma J
08:20
Modeling of Isoprene-derived Organic Aerosol Partitioning with Neutral and Acidic Seed Particles at Low and High RH Amaladhasan DA, $Zuend A, Hoyle CR, *Fuchs C
08:40
Uncertain Henry's Law Constants Compromise Equilibrium Partitioning Calculations of Atmospheric Oxidation Products Wang C, Yuan T, Wood S, Goss K-U, Ying Q, $*Wania F
09:00
Measuring and Modelling Diffusion in Viscous Aerosol Particles $*Preston TC
09:20
Relative Humidity Dependence of Secondary Organic Aerosol Viscosity: Implications for Soot Aggregate Restructuring Schnitzler EG, Leung K, Jäger W, Olfert JS
09:40
Phase Separation, Morphology, and Diffusivity of Secondary Organic Matter Determined Using Aerosol Optical Tweezers Gorkowski K, Donahue NM, $*Sullivan RC
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Seasonal Dependence of Urban Grime Composition and Chemistry in Toronto Baergen AM, $*Donaldson DJ
10:40
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Formation during Cold Air Pool Events in the Salt Lake Valley Hrdina A, *Bassandorj M, Bares R, $Murphy JG
11:00
Chemical Characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols Near Roadways: A Case Study of Toronto and Vancouver $*Dabek-Zlotorzynska E, Celo V, Ding L, Suski M
11:20
Insight into the Oxidative Potential Caused by Naphthalene SOA Wang SY, Ye JH, Wang XM, Chow CW, $*Chan AWH
11:40
Rethinking The Dithiothreitol Based PM Oxidative Potential: Measuring Antioxidant Consumption versus ROS Generation Xiong Q, Yu H, Wang R, $*Verma V
12:00
 
End of Session
EN2
205C
Metals and Metalloids in the Environment
Organizer(s) - Hind Al-Abadleh, Bridget Berquist
Chair(s) - Hind Al-Abadleh, Bridget Bergquist
08:00
Arsenic is Everywhere: Cause for Concern? Reimer KJ, Cullen WR
08:40
Natural and Anthropogenic Inputs of Arsenic and Selenium to the Environment in the Region of the Athabasca Bituminous Sands, Alberta, Canada Donner MW, Javed MB, Cuss CW, Shotyk W, Siddique T
09:00
Release of Mercury from River Bank Sediments and Floodplain Soils under Environmentally Relevant Flooding and Drainage Conditions Wang AO, $*Ptacek PJ, Blowes DW, Landis RC, Dyer JA
09:20
Metals in Atmosphere and Atmospheric Interfaces: Are they Important on Oxidation, Ice Nucleation and Climate Change? Ariya PA, Ghosdastidar A, Kurien U, Eltouny N
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Monitoring Gaseous Mercury with a Precise, Accurate and Inexpensive Passive Sampler *McLagan DS, Mitchell CPJ, Monaci F, Bergquist B, Abdul Hussain B, Huang H, Lei YD, Kaplan R, Hung H, Steffen S, $Wania F
10:40
Influence of Phytoplankton Dissolved Organic Matter on Mercury Bioavailability Mangal V, Stenzler B, Poulain AJ, $*Gueguen C
11:00
Stable Mercury Isotope Fractionation in Aerosols and Snow in the Arctic Chandan P, *Bergquist BA, Steffen A, Stupple G, Zheng W, De Vera J
11:20
 
End of Session
IC7
104A
Life after the Lab: Unconventional Careers for Scientists - joint with CE
Organizer(s) - Molly Sung
Chair(s) - Molly Sung, Samantha Smith
08:20
Entrepreneurialism and Academia – Why these Two Fields Should Not Be Mutually Exclusive $*Caputo CB
08:40
Money is a Prerequisite in any Career. So Why Not Make Money and Fnance a Career? $Vidyarthi S
09:00
From the Lab to the Law: Careers in Patents for Chemists Berenbaum A
09:40
How I Went from a Biochemistry Major to a Biomedical Communicator Wang M
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Unconventional Careers For Chemical Engineers Biksa AA
10:40
Life After the Lab: From Scientist to Science Advocate Gibbs KE
11:00
Life After the Lab: Becoming a Patent Specialist *Little VR
11:20
Panel Discussion: Life after the Lab - Unconventional Careers for Scientists *Sung MMH, Smith SAM, Osten KM, Bayne JM
12:00
 
End of Session
IN3
107
Recent Advances in Sustainable Chemistry - joint with EN, IC
Organizer(s) - Kevin Szkop
Chair(s) - Alex Waked
08:00
The Conversion of Alkynes to Selectively Substituted Primary Amines. Tandem Catalysis for the Formal Hydroamination with Ammonia $*Schafer LL, Lui EKJ
08:20
Highly Active and Reusable Heterogeneous Catalysts and Their Path to Commercialization Djukic B, Pasternak A, Thornton P, Nepal P, Kalapugama S, Bergens S
08:40
Highly Productive CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol: A New Tandem Catalytic Approach via Amide Intermediates $Everett M, *Wass DF
09:00
Biguanides as Efficient and Recyclable Ligands for Heterogeneous and Micellar Catalysis in Water Fortun S, *Schmitzer AR, Beauclair P
09:20
The Guerbet Reaction for Ethanol Upgrading to Butanol and Higher Alcohols: A High-throughput Approach Hayes CE, $*Jones WD, Baker RT
09:40
Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Methanol Using a Metal-free Approach $*Fontaine F-G, Courtemanche M-A, Légaré M-A, Rochette É
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
A Chlorine-free Protocol for Processing Germanium $*Baines KM, Krause M, Glavinovic M, Lumb JP, Friscic T, Yang L, Liu L, McLeod J
10:40
Solid-state Reactivity for Simple, Environmentally-friendly Separation of Scandium and Synthesis of New Metal-Organic Materials *Huskic I, Arhangelskis M, $Friscic T
11:00
Let's Make Chemicals Great Again: Recognizing Environmental Risks in Chemicals of Commerce $*De Silva AO
11:20
Can Ionic Liquids be Disruptive Enough to Save the World? $*Rogers RD, Shamshina JL, Berton P
12:00
 
End of Session
IN5
203A
Advances in Solid State Chemistry
Organizer(s) - Holger Kleinke, Venkataram Thangadurai
Chair(s) - Holger Kleinke
08:00
Synthesis of New Metal Hydrides, Carbides, and Nitrides from Calcium/Lithium Flux $*Latturner SE, Dickman M, Schwartz B
08:40
Quaternary Rare-Earth Transition-metal Germanides RE4M2CdGe4 and RE4M2AgGe4 Zhang D, Oliynyk AO, Iyer AK, Sparks TD, Ghadbeigi L, $*Mar A
09:00
Syntheses, Crystal Structures, and Photocatalytic Properties of Two Ammonium-directed AgSbS Complexes Nie L, $*Zhang Q
09:20
Capabilities and Applications of the POWGEN Time-of-Flight Neutron Powder Diffractometer at SNS. *Whitfield PS, Kimber SA, Kirkham MJ, Huq A
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Anisotropic Oxides: Potential Applications in Energy Conversion and Storage $*Skinner SJ
11:00
Suppressing Interface Impedance in All-solid-state Li Battery $*Thangadurai V, Pervez SA
11:20
Assessing the Oxidation States and Structural Stability of Ce1-xTi2O6-dfor Nuclear Waste Sequestration Applications Aluri ER, Bachiu L, *Grosvenor AP, Forbes SH, Greedan JE
12:00
 
End of Session
ING2
201F
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Robert Morris
Chair(s) - Jeremy Rawson
08:00
On the Quest for Stability of Oxaphosphiranes towards Closed-shell Valence Isomerization *Espinosa A, $Streubel R
08:20
Quantifying the Efficiency of CO2 Capture by Lewis Pairs Using Microfluidics Chi JJ, Johnstone TC, Voicu D, Dielmann F, *Kumacheva E, $Stephan DW
08:40
Creating Functional Polymers with Inorganic Backbones *Leitao EM, $Manners I
09:00
New Developments in the Coordination Chemistry of Antimony(V) Cations Frazee CM, $Burford N
09:20
Laser Flash Photolysis Studies of Dimesitylstannylene in Solution Duffy IR, $*Leigh WJ, Woodard JC
09:40
Towards Stereoregular Polyphosphinoborane Copolymers Generated by Chiral Iron Catalysts Annibale VT, Resendiz-Lara DA, Turner JR, Hailes RLN, Chitnis SS, $*Manners I
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Synthesis and Characterization of a New Xenon(II) Oxide Cation, [CH3CN---XeOXe---NCCH3]2+ Bortolus MR, DeBackere JR, $*Schrobilgen GJ
10:40
Adducts between SF4 and SF3+ with Oxygen-bases $*Gerken M, Stuart D, Goettel JT, Wetmore SD
11:00
Hybrid 1,4-Thiazinyl-1,2,3-Dithiazolyl Radicals via a Smiles Rearrangement Mailman A, Vasko P, Peuronen A, Hurmalainen J, $*Tuononen HM, Clerac R
11:20
Oxidative Addition of Tetraselenacins: Synthesis of Group 10 diselenolate Complexes Heyer E, Zeine S, *Rawson JM
11:40
Exploring the Tunable Phosphorescence of Bismoles Parke SM, Boone MP, McDonald R, Ferguson MJ, $Rivard E
12:00
 
End of Session
ING3
206D
General Session 3
Organizer(s) - Robert Morris
Chair(s) - Johanna Blacquiere
08:00
How Does N2 Binding Free Energy Change with Metal Oxidation State? A Case Study Using Square Planar Fe0, FeI, and FeII Complexes Prokopchuk DE, Wiedner ES, Walter ED, Piro NA, Kassel WS, Popescu CV, Bullock RM, $*Mock MT
08:20
Structure Performance Relationships of Ru(PR2NR'2) Cyclization Catalysts Stubbs JM, Bridge BJ, $*Blacquiere JM
08:40
Titanium Hydrazido and Borylimido Complexes: New Stoichiometric and Catalytic Reactions of a Versatile Class of Metal-nitrogen Multiple Bonds $*Mountford P, Clough B, Mellino S, Slusarczyk M, Stevenson L, Xie B
09:00
NHC Truncation Accelerates Decomposition of Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Rufh SA, $*Fogg DE
09:20
Carbon Dioxide Reduction Using New Porphyin-based Molecules and Materials $*Warren JJ, Sinha S, Hoang R, Hanson S
09:40
Cooperative C-H, C-S, C-C, and C-O Bond Activation by a Pentanuclear Ni Cluster *Johnson SA, Shoshani MM
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Investigation of the Properties of a New Family of Anionic NHC Ligands Based on N-Sulfonyliminoimidazolium Ylides Guérin V, Ménard A, Guernon H, $*Legault CY
10:40
An In-depth Study on the Activation of Orthophenylene-based PNNP Iron Precatalysts: How their Cis-b Structure Affects the Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones $Demmans KZ, *Seo SG, Lough AJ, Morris RH
11:00
Iron Amine-phenolate Complexes as Catalysts for CO2 Activation Butler ED, $*Kozak CM
11:20
Coordination Induced Bond Weakening as a Strategy for Hydrogen Release from Ammonia, Water and Ammonia Borane Bezdek MJ, Guo S, $Chirik PJ
11:40
Synthetic Control of Electronic Structure-function Relationships in Hexairon Clusters Malbrecht BJ, $*Betley TA
12:00
 
End of Session
MS3
202A
Supramolecular Assembly of Macromolecules and Nanoscale Materials
Organizer(s) - Alex Adronov
Chair(s) - Alex Adronov
08:00
Biomimetic Light-harvesting Antenna Based on the Self-assembly of Conjugated Polyelectrolytes Embedded within Lipid Membranes Calver CF, Schanze KS, $*Cosa G
08:20
Engineering the Interface of Nanocolloids with Polymers $*Therien-Aubin H
08:40
Synthesis of Macrocyclic Poly(3-hexylthiophene) and Poly(3-heptylselenophene) by Alkyne Homocoupling McKeown GR, *Fang Y, Obhi NK, Manion JG, Perepichka DF, $Seferos DS
09:00
Extending the Scope of "Living" Crystallization-driven Self-assembly: Well-defined 1D Micelles Based on Organic Block Copolymers Finnegan JR, He X, $*Manners I
09:20
Self-assembled Nanomaterials via Laterally-functionalized Phospholes He X-M, Wang Z, $*Baumgartner T
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Supramolecular Assembly of Nanocellulose-based Materials and their Characterization $*Moran-Mirabal JM
11:00
Bridging the Gap between the Mesoscopic Order-order Transition and Molecular-level Reorganization in LB Films of Block Copolymers $*Pellerin C, Richard-Lacroix M, Siurdyban E, Bazuin CG
11:20
Controlled Hierarchical Self-assembly of Gold Nanoparticles in Macroscopic Films: From Densely Packed Monolayers to Networks of Micropores and Nanobundles Gravelsins S, Hasham M, Lin Y, Yu K, Tie M, Goh C, $*Dhirani A-A
11:40
Self-assembly of Flexible Oligomers $*Williams VE, Zellman C
12:00
 
End of Session
MS6
202C
Surfactants in Macromolecular Science
Organizer(s) - Gerry Marangoni, Shawn Wettig
Chair(s) - Shawn Wettig
08:00
Macromolecular Assemblies of a New Series of Gemini Surfactants at the Air-water Interface Rehman J, Ponce C, Araghi H, $*Paige MF
08:20
Disruption of Model Membranes by Drug Delivery Surfactants - A Langmuir Monolayer Study $*Wettig SD, Ahmed T
08:40
The Interaction of Gemini Surfactants with Zwitterionic Surfactants $*Marangoni DG, Mclachlan AA
09:00
Characterization of Hydrophobically Modified Starch NanoParticle by Pyrene Fluorescence Kim D, Amos R, Gauthier M, $*Duhamel D
09:20
Surface Active Polymers - Adsorption, Foaming and Adhesion Pelton R
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Microemulsions: A Modern Day Panacea? *Callender SP, $Wettig SD
10:40
Simple Approach to Oil/Water Separation using High-flux Large-pore Filters Mah Z, $Liu G
11:00
Pattern Formation in Phase-separated, Mixed Surfactant Monolayers $*Paige MF, Rehman J, Sowah-Kuma D
11:20
An NMR Investigation of Mixed Micelles Composed of Gemini and Zwitterionic Surfactants $*Marangoni DG, Singh KS, McAlduff M, McLachlan AA
11:40
Fluorescence Study of the Interactions between a Pyrene-labeled Gemini Surfactant with Non-gemini Surfactants $Basalem A, Gong R, *Duhamel J
12:00
 
End of Session
MT2
203C
Electronic Materials and their Chemistry (Organic, Inorganic and Hybrid Materials)
Organizer(s) - Tim Bender, Yuning Li
Chair(s) - Simon Rondeau-Gagné, Loren G Kaake
08:00
New B,N-embedded Polyaromatic Heterocycles Yang D-T, Shi Y-G, $*Wang S
08:40
A Fully Characterized Pyrene Bridged Large N-heteroacene: 15 Annulated Rings Fused in a Line Wang ZL, *Zhang QC
09:00
A Molecule like Beryllium Mailman A, Leitch AA, Yong W, Steven E, Winter SM, Claridge RCM, Assoud A, Tse JS, Desgreniers S, Secco RA, Oakley RT
09:20
Multifunctional Ternary Additive in Bulk Heterojunction OPV: Increased Device Performance and Stability Grant TM, $Lessard BH
09:40
A Zinc(II) Benzamidinate-N-oxide Complex as an Aggregation-induced Emission Material for Solution-processable White Organic Light-emitting Diodes $*Hanan GS, Nunzi J-M, Cibian M, Shahalizad A, Chartrand D
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Colloidal Semiconductor Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystals: The General Mechanism of Precursor Conversation at Low Temperature $*Yu K
10:40
Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Emitters in Electroluminescence Devices $*Zysman-Colman E
11:00
Quantum-chemical Modeling of Conducting Polymers and 2D Materials Kaloni TP, $*Schreckenbach G, Jayasundara S
11:20
"Greener" Synthesis of p-Conjugated Semiconducting Polymers: From 1D Linear Narrow Bandgap Polymers to 2D/3D Conjugated Networks $*Wang M
11:40
Stretchability and Self-healing of Conducting Polymer Cicoira F, Kumar P, Boubée de Gramont F, Tomasello G, Zhang S
12:00
 
End of Session
MT6
201D
Nano/Hybrid Materials - joint with MS
Organizer(s) - Mita Dasog, Rob Scott, Jon Veinot
Chair(s) - Jonathan Veinot
08:00
Simultaneous Sorting and Alignment of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Selmani S, $*Schipper DJ
08:20
Bicyclononyne-functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Variable and Competitive Interfacial Strain-promoted Alkyne Azide/Nitrone Cycloaddition Gunawardene PN, Gobbo P, Weismann M, $Workentin MS
08:40
A Bench-top-bottom-up Synthesis of N-heterocyclic Carbene Protected Metal Nanoparticles *Padmos JD, Cieplechowicz E, Li H, Crudden CM, $Horton JH
09:00
Engineered Particles $*Farrugia V
09:20
Self-healing, Stretchable Metal Films Using Liquid Metal-elastomer Nanocomposites Schlingman K, *Vohra A, $Carmichael TB
09:40
Engineering Quantum Dots for Light Selective Polymer Films $*Charpentier PA, Mumin MA, Hiscott D, Machin D, Abdelhameed M
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Atom Economy in Nanoscience: Biomass as an Avenue to Access Metal Nanoparticles $*Moores A, Kaushik M, Rak MJ, Friscic T
11:00
Triggered Gelation of Cellulose Nanocrystals Lewis L, $*MacLachlan MJ, Derakhshandeh M, Hatzikiriakos SG, Hamad WY
11:20
Functional Nanoplatelets from the Two-dimensional Self-assembly of Charge-capped Crystallizable Homopolymers $Pearce S, He X, *Manners I
11:40
Patterned Hierarchies of Functional Materials: Hybrid Polymer-magnetite Nanoparticle Composites Zhong T, Hajiaboli A, *Andrews M
12:00
 
End of Session
MTG2
205A
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Dwight Seferos
Chair(s) - Joe Manion
08:00
Compositional Engineering for the Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells Poorkazem K, *Kelly TL
08:20
The Effects of the Ratio of Donor to Acceptor in Isoindigo-inspired Organic Semiconductors Randell NM, Yang J, Radford CL, Quinn J, Hou D, Li Y, $*Kelly TL
08:40
Charge Generation in Hybrid P3HT-TiO2 Inverse Opals: Effects of Surface Passivation and Junction Thickness $Kerr C, *Chen J
09:00
Synthesis and Properties of Silicon Nanocrystal/Graphene Aerogel Hybrid Materials Aghajamali M, Ott C, Javadi M, Mobarok MH, Nilges T, $*Veinot JGC
09:20
A Facile Method to Prepare Sulfur Doped TiO2 for Enviornmental Applications *Lu C, $Zhu MS, Goh CM
09:40
Design and Preparation of Highly Active Palladium Catalyst and Its Application as a Low Cost Fuel Cells Catalyst $*Oseghale CI, Hall PJ
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Diaryliodonium Salts as Hydrosilylation Initiators for Surface Functionalization of Silicon Nanomaterials and their Collaborative Effect as Ring Opening Polymerization Initiators Helbich T, Kloberg MJ, Sinelnikov R, Lyuleeva A, Veinot JGC, *Rieger B
10:40
Precise Plasmonic Tuning of Silver and Gold D5h Nanostructures Cathcart N, $Kitaev V
11:00
Covalent Surface Modification of sp2 Hybridized Carbon Materials *Zhu J, $Lennox RB
11:20
Looking beyond the Nanoscale: Assessment of Nanoparticle Encapsulated Dyes' Ability to Produce Useful Singlet Oxygen Kabanov V, Press D, $*Heyne B
11:40
A Strategy for Targeted Synthesis of Mixed-metal Microporous Metal-organic Frameworks Enabled by Mechanochemistry Ayoub GA, Uzarevic KU, Howarth AJH, Germann LSG, Dinnebier RED, Farha OKF, $*Friscic TF
12:00
 
End of Session
OR3
206F
Reactivity in Organic and Biological Chemistry - joint with BM
Organizer(s) - Jason Hein, Ronald Kluger
Chair(s) - Jason Hein
08:00
Characterization of Glucose 6-Phosphate 3-Dehydrogenase, an Unusual Enzyme with an Unusual Product Vetter ND, $*Palmer DRJ
08:20
Reactivity at the Active Site of Mandelate Racemase $*Bearne SL, Douglas C, Nagar M, Aboushawareb S
08:40
Mimicking and Modifying Lipid Membranes Using Chemoselective Reactions $*Devaraj NK
09:20
New Chemistry from the Sea: Enzymatic Cleavage of Phosphonate CP Bonds via CH Bond Activation $*Zechel DL
09:40
Biosynthesis in Marine Proteobacteria, Unusual or just Underexplored? $Ross AC
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Using Mechanistic Tools to Solve a Phosphorus Stereochemistry Challenge Ruck RT
11:00
On the Role of Lipid Peroxidation in Ferroptotic Cell Death $*Pratt DA
11:40
Why an Enolate Is the Key Intermediate in the Fragmentation and Rearrangement of a Prototypical Breslow Intermediate Bielecki M, $*Kluger R
12:00
 
End of Session
ORG1
206B
General Session 1
Organizer(s) - Eric Fillion
Chair(s) - Eric Fillion
08:00
Rhodium-catalyzed Enantioselective Isomerization of meso-Oxabenzonorbornadienes to 1,2-Naphthalene Oxides Yen A, Choo K-L, Yazdi SK, Franke PT, Webster R, Franzoni I, Loh CCj, Poblador-Bahamonde A, $*Lautens M
08:20
Sulfones as Versatile Electrophiles in Csp3 Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-coupling Reactions Ariki ZT, Rygus JPG, Nambo M, $Crudden CM
08:40
Enantioselective Rhodium-catalyzed Allylic Alkylation of Aldehyde Enolates $Wright TB, *Evans PA
09:00
Development of a Visible-light-mediated Synthesis of Alkynyl Sulfides Santandrea J, Minozzi C, Cruché C, $*Collins SK
09:20
Organic Transformations Using Photoredox Gold Catalysis McCallum T, $*Barriault L
09:40
Mechanistic Insights in Iridium/Nickel Co-catalyzed Photoredox Cross-coupling Reactions Juneau A, Mesko M, Oderinde M, $Frenette M
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Methodology Development of the Pd-catalyzed Hydrohalogenation of 1,6-Enynes Petrone DA, Franzoni I, Ye J, Rodríguez JF, $*Lautens M, Poblador-Bahamonde AI
10:40
Highly Efficient Diradical Cobalt(III) Catalyst for the Cycloisomerization of Alkynoic Acids *Leconte N, du Moulinet d'Hardemare A, Philouze C, Thomas F
11:00
Differential Functionalization of Carbohydrate Hydroxyls through Boronic Ester Intermediates Mancini RS, $*Taylor MS
11:20
Decarboxylative Oxidative Arylation of Phenylacetic Acid Derivatives with Aryl Boron Reagents Moon PJ, $Lundgren RJ
11:40
Hydrosilanes as Coupling Reagents for Amide Bond Formation Sayes M, Charette A
12:00
 
End of Session
ORG2
201C
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Eric Fillion
Chair(s) - Wenjie Shao
08:00
Pyrene as a Platform for Donor-acceptor Oligoarylenes Walsh JC, Hogan DT, $*Bodwell GJ
08:20
Novel Synthesis of Heterocyclics Containing a Benzoquinone or Benzoquinoneimine Ring $*Odens HH
08:40
Simple Syntheses of Complex p-Systems by Condensations of Quinones Gueorguiev NP, Maris T, Wuest JD
09:00
Furan-Maleimide exo-Adducts: A Versatile and Highly Selective Dienophile for Polymerizations and Click Reactions St. Amant AH, $Read de Alaniz J
09:20
Enantioselective Diazepane Carboxylate Catalyzed Diels-Alder of Branched a,b-Unsaturated Aldehydes Häggman NO, Kaldre D, Zank B, $*Gleason JL
09:40
The Synthesis of Biostable Acetal-free TF Antigens Sadraei S, Desai A, Yousif G, $*Trant JF
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
New Reactivity of Donor-acceptor Cyclopropanes Piotrowski ML, $Kerr MA
10:40
Total Synthesis of 6-deoxy-b-D-ido-heptopyranosides Related to Campylobacter jejuni Zhang P, Hevey R, $*Ling C-C
11:00
Efficient and Selective Palladium-catalyzed Telomerization of 1,3-butadiene with Carbon Dioxide Sharif M, Jackstell R, Al-Shihi B, *Dastgir S, Beller M
11:20
Hydropersulfides: H-atom Transfer Agents par Excellence Chauvin JPR, Griesser M, $*Pratt DA
11:40
Enol Ethers as Carbonyl Surrogates in a Modified Povarov Synthesis of Antiparasitic 3-Aryl Quinolines *Brown CE, Bordon C, Yolken R, Jones-Brando L, $McNulty J
12:00
 
End of Session
PT5
206E
Noncovalent Interactions in Quantum Chemistry and Physics: Theory and Applications
Organizer(s) - Gino DiLabio, Alberto Otero de la Roza
Chair(s) - Gino DiLabio
08:00
Large Datasets for Benchmarking Noncovalent Interactions Burns LA, Smith DGA, *Sherrill CD
08:40
Development of a Fast and Efficient Hartree-Fock/Minimal-basis-set Based Approach for Accurate Prediction of Molecular Properties for Large Systems Prasad VK, $DiLabio G
09:00
Dispersion Interactions from the Exchange-hole Dipole Moment $*Johnson ER, Christian MS, Otero-de-la-Roza A
09:40
Efficent Methods for Crystal Structure and Polymorphism Prediction *Otero de la Roza A, LeBlanc LM, Kumar Prasad V, DiLabio GA, Johnson ER
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Noncovalent Interactions in Biology: Characterization of p-interactions between Nucleic Acids and Proteins $*Wetmore SD
11:00
Characterization of Noncovalent Interactions in RNA Tetraloop Motifs Archambault P, Muchall HM, $*Peslherbe GH
11:20
Distinguishing Complexes of Isomeric Peptides: Structures and Energetics of Sodium Cation-coordinated ProLeu or LeuPro Trimers in The Gas Phase Jami-Alahmadi Y, *Fridgen TD
11:40
Two Similar Steroid Hormones Drastically Different Cocrystallization Behavior: How Structural Nuances Control Interactions with Aromatic Molecules Luo Z, Friscic T, $*Khaliullin RZ
12:00
 
End of Session
PT7
203B
Plasmonics for Chemistry and Biology
Organizer(s) - Gilbert Walker
Chair(s) - Gilbert Walker
08:00
Plasmon-enhanced Vibrational Spectroscopy for Life Science $*Lagugné-Labarthet F, Tabatabaei M, Wallace G, Pashaee F, Kaufman L
08:40
Long-range Surface Plasmon Waveguide Biosensors for Disease Detection $*Berini P
09:20
Ultrafast Laser Interaction with Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Nanomedecine Applications $*Meunier M
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
An Integrated Smartphone Quantum Dot Barcode Device for Diagnosing Infected Patients $*Chan WCW
10:40
Ultra Small HDL-mimicking Porphyrin Nanoparticles $*Zheng G, Chen J
11:00
Metallic Nanoshells for Labeling Subcellular Compartments in Cancer Cells *Brolo AG, $Sobral-Filho RG, Brito-Silva AM
11:40
Biocompatible, Liposome-based Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) Substrates Lum W, Bruzas I, Unser S, $*Sagle LB
12:00
 
End of Session
PT11
202D
Protein Machines and Allostery
Organizer(s) - Lewis Kay, Scott Prosser and Giuseppe Melacini
Chair(s) - Giuseppe Melacini
08:00
Allosteric Susbtrate Interactions in Aminoglycoside Modifying Enzymes: Lessons from NMR and Calorimetry $*Mittermaier AK
08:20
Substrate Gating in the Membrane Revealed by Tryptophan Residues in the GlpG Rhomboid Protease Foo ACY, Burge ER, Uribe C, Ayed SH, $*Goto NK
08:40
Allosteric Regulation of Rhomboid Intramembrane Proteases Panigrahi R, Arutyunova E, $Lemieux MJ
09:00
NMR and X-ray Crystallography Studies of Allosteric Pathways in Fluoroacetate Dehalogenase - The Role of Dimer Asymmetry and Protomer Dynamics $*Prosser RS, Kim TH, Mehrabi P, Pichugin D, Parmar R, Sljoka A, Pomes R, Ing C, Pai EF
09:20
Substrate Inhibition of a Homodimeric Enzyme Mehrabi P, Kim TH, Sljoka A, Pai EF, $*Prosser RS
09:40
Allosteric Control of Human Farnesyl Pyrophosphate Synthase: Implications for Drug Discovery Park J, Leung CY, De Schutter JW, Tsantrizos YS, $Berghuis AM
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Mapping the Allosteric Thermodynamic Cycle of Protein Kinase G VanSchouwen B, $*Melacini G
10:40
An Allosteric Conduit Facilitates Dynamic Multisite Recognition of A Disordered Protein in Cell Cycle Control $*Forman-Kay JD, Csizmok V, Sicheri F, Chan HS, Tyers M
11:20
Allosteric Effects and Drug Efficacy in the Disordered Proteins of Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease $*Wilson DJ, Zhu S, Deng B, Sljoka A, Dobson R, Reed M, Taylor M
12:00
 
End of Session
PT12
203D
Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Imaging of Molecular Processes
Organizer(s) - Dwayne Miller
Chair(s) - Brad Siwick
08:00
Detection of Reactive Modes in a Catalytic Molybdenum Complex for Nitrogen Fixation Scholes GD, Rafiq S, Bezdek MJ, Koch M, Chirik PJ
08:40
Investigating Quantum Coherences via Energy Migration Dynamics in Light-harvesting Complex II Stevens AL, Maneshi S, Chen L, Ernst OP, Prokhorenko VI, $Miller RJD
09:00
Ultrafast X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy as a Probe of Coupled Electronic and Nuclear Dynamics Neville SP, Chergui M, Stolow A, Schuurman MS
09:20
Ultrafast Multidimensional Infrared Spectroscopy: From (Photo)catalysis to Biophysics $*Kubarych KJ
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Quantum Dots: From Transient Emission and Transient Absorption to Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy Kambhampati P
11:00
Photoinduced Spin Crossover in Single Crystals: Towards Atomically Resolved Spin Transitions Field RL, Liu L, Jiang Y, Lu C, Gawelda W, $*Miller RJD
11:20
Ultrafast Dynamics in Hybrid Lead-halide Perovskite Nancrystals by Two-dimensional Coherent Photoluminescence Excitation Spectroscopy Srimath Kandada AR, Grégoire P, Petrozza A, Akkerman Q, Manna L, $*Silva C
12:00
 
End of Session
SS3
201A
Surface Electrochemistry
Organizer(s) - Ian Burgess, David Hall, Janine Mauzeroll
Chair(s) - Gregory Jerkiewicz/Steen Schougaard
08:00
Driving Chemistry at Photoelectrodes Li T, $*Berlinguette CP
08:20
Measuring the Efficiency of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells $*Pickup PG, Altarawneh RM, Brueckner T
08:40
LiMnxFe1-xPO4 Structural Analysis Savignac L, Liang G, *Brian Schougaard S
09:00
Properties of Lithium Battery Materials from Micro-pipet Electrochemical Measurements Snowden ME, Dayeh M, Mauzeroll J, *Schougaard SB
09:20
In-Situ Observation of Positive Electrode-Electrolyte Interphase, using Spectrscopic Ellipsometry Ellis LD, Sanderson RJ, $*Dahn JR
09:40
The Electrochemical Behavior of Highly Disordered Nickel Hydroxide *Smith RDL
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Synthesis and Electrochemical Study of Pd-based Nanomaterials for a Hydrogen Economy $*Chen A, Konda SK, Chen S, Ostrom C
10:40
Electrodeposition into Nanoporous Gold $*El-Zoka AA, Newman RC, Ghaznavi M
11:00
Synthesis and Characterization of Nickel Hydroxide Nanoparticles as Electrocatalysts Tahmasebi S, $*Jerkiewicz G, Baranton S, Coutanceau C
11:20
Mesoporous Platinum Nanocatalysts for Ultralow Loading Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Paul MTY, Bilton M, $*Gates BD
11:40
Straightforward, Rapid Preparations of Catalysts for the Water Oxidation Reaction in Acid or Base $*Bergens SH, Wang C, Moghaddam RB, Brett M
12:00
 
End of Session