Program

Scheduled Abstracts by Day
Thursday PM
PL4
107
Closing Plenary - Joint CSC/Public Outreach Event
17:00
 
Introductory Remarks
17:10
’Fake News’ in Science $*Schwarz J
17:30
Making Change: Shaping the Future of Medicine $*Shoichet M
17:45
Eco-friendly Salmon Fishing $*Walker G
18:00
Hacking Healthcare in a Refugee Camp $*Wheeler G
18:15
From Test-Tube to YouTube $*Poliakoff M
18:35
 
Closing Remarks
18:45
 
End of Session
AN7
206C
Teaching Analytical Chemistry
Organizer(s) - Russ Algar, Chuck Lucy, Paul Piunno
Chair(s) - Charles Lucy, Paul Piunno
13:40
Reflections from an Analytical Chemistry Textbook Author Harris DC
14:00
Teaching Assistant Experiences in Producing Videos for Undergraduate Analytical Chemistry Laboratories Popowich AK, Reid MS, Lin Y, $*Lucy CA
14:20
Panel Discussion: What Does Industry Want from our Analytical Chemistry Training? Sears DN, Hatsis P, Ruparelia ,F, Obal T, Piunno PAE, Algar WR, *Lucy CA
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Improving Student Learning in Large Lecture Courses Clark T, Stoltzfus M, Gustafson T, *Olesik S
15:40
Threshold Concepts in Analytical Chemistry Vitha MF
16:00
A Flipped Classroom Approach in a Senior Instrumental Analysis Course $*Osthoff HD
16:20
Teaching Analytical Chemistry in a Flipped Classroom $*Harrison CR
16:40
 
End of Session
ANG
104D
General Session
Organizer(s) - Demian Ifa, Dajana Vuckovic
Chair(s) - Demian Ifa, Dajana Vuckovic
13:40
Exploring the Impact of Flavoured Electronic Cigarette Exposure on the Placental Metabolome Wild J, Kleiboer S, Ráez Villanueva S, Holloway A, $Britz-McKibbin P
14:00
Investigating the Interactions of Hg(II) with T-T Mispairs in Hairpin Loop DNA Kamal A, She Z, Sharma R, $*Kraatz H-Ber
14:20
In vitro Selection of a Silver-specific DNAzyme and its Application for Ag+ Detection Saran R, $Liu J
14:40
Bench-top Fabrication of all-PDMS Microfluidic Electrochemical Sensors Integrating Micro/Nanostructured Electrodes Saem S, Zhu Y, $*Moran-Mirabal J
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Ethanol Determination in Beers Using Droplet Arrays Fabricated by Laser Micromachining Superhydrophobic (SH) Coated Glass Ghimire BC, Bachus KJ, Mats L, $*Oleschuk RD
15:40
Detection and Characterization of Natural Organic Matter in Surface Water Using a Size Exclusion Chromatography with Charged Aerosol Detector Park Y, Hu L, Mackie A, Gagnon G
16:00
Sample Preparation Methods for Top-down Proteomics on Fragilariopsis cylindrus via Mass Spectrometry Unterlander N, $Doucette A
16:20
How Much 'Fizz' Is actually in your Beer? $Been R, Roman K, *Roy L, Doucette A, Chisholm R
16:40
 
End of Session
BMG1
201E
General Session 1
Organizer(s) - Drew Woolley
Chair(s) - Andrew Woolley
13:40
Exploiting Thermosensitive Diels-Alder Linkages for the Delivery of Ru(II)-arene Complexes to Cancer Cells Haghdoost M, Poulet S, Golbaghi G, $*Castonguay A
14:00
Bifunctional Ligand Design for the Restoration of Wild-type Function in Mutant p53 Miller JJ, Orvain C, Reviriot Y, Jozi S, Gaiddon C, Warren J, $*Storr T
14:20
Protein Engineering of Nanodimensional Multisubunit Proteins Gyamfi H, van der Ven A, Feng D, Urquhart T, Daub E, $*Honek JF
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Simulating Microbial Competition in the Laboratory as a Means to Accelerate Natural Products Discovery $*Sit CS
15:40
LC-MS Based Metabolomics for Natural Products Discovery $*Kerr RG
16:00
Construction and Array of a Soil Metagenomic Library to Access Natural Product Biodiversity *Gosse JT, Hill P, $Boddy C
16:20
Easy to Use Capillary Columns for Fast Analysis of Complex Samples. How Do We Make it a Reality? Morin S, Toole E
16:40
 
End of Session
BMG2
201B
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Drew Woolley
Chair(s) - Voula Kanelis
14:00
Structural and Functional Analysis of Disease-causing Mutations in the Human Sulfonylurea Receptor Alvarez CP, Stagljar M, $*Kanelis V
14:20
Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms by which the HNH Endonuclease gp74 Activates the Terminases in Bacteriophage HK97 Weiditch S, $Kanelis V, *Maxwell K
14:40
Revisiting a Bacterial Membrane Permeabilization Assay for Quantitative Evaluation of Membrane Disrupting Agents Gravel J, Paradis-Bleau C, $*Schmitzer AR
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Direct Observation of Two Component Peptide Fibril Assemblies through MALDI Imaging West BJ, *Medini K, Williams DE, Brimble MA, $Gerrard JA
15:40
Identification and Characterization of Bacillus subtilis Transglutaminase Peptide Substrates for Use in Bio-conjugation and Bio-catalytic Applications Oteng-Pabi SK, $Keillor J
16:00
Metal Coordination as a Strategy for Improving the Aqueous Solubility of Chemotherapeutics Prosser KE, Leung A, Lewis AR, Harrypersad S, *Walsby CJ, Bally M
16:20
Gadolinium-free Blood Pool MRI Contrast Agents for High Clinic Field (3T) Angiography Liu H, Sasidharan P, Constantinescu V, $Zhang X-A
16:40
 
End of Session
CE8
205D
First and Second Year Undergraduate Teaching Initiatives
Organizer(s) - Noel George, Anne Johnson
Chair(s) - Noel George, Anne Johnson
13:40
Reshuffling the Deck II: Mechanistic Patterns Found in Non-traditional Organic Chemistry Organization Strengthens the Mechanistic Approach *Ackroyd NC
14:00
Lecture Capture: Has the Future Finally Arrived? *Rayner-Canham GW
14:20
Exploring the Greenhouse Effect in the First Year Laboratory $*D'eon JC, Quinlan KB, Faust JA, Browning CS
14:40
Creating a Culture of Sustainability in the Teaching Lab: Construction of a Water Recirculation System for Condensers and Other Ideas $*Pelletier S, Babooram K, Schoeddert GA
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Welcome to Grad School -- and Here's Your Class Cox Jr. CT
15:40
The Impact of Peer Instruction on Learning in a Large General Chemistry Classroom Thavarajah TN
16:00
 
End of Session
EN1
206A
Atmospheric Chemistry in a Changing Climate
Organizer(s) - Arthur Chan, Sarah Styler
Chair(s) - Ryan Sullivan, Andreas Zuend
13:40
Photolysis of Organic Pollutants in Environmental Condensed Phases $*Kahan TF
14:00
From the Desert to the City: Dust as a Photochemical Radical Source *Styler SA, Cote CD, Schneider SR, Mostafiz A
14:20
Heterogeneous Oxidation of Glyoxal in Aqueous Aerosol Faust JA, Abbatt JPD
14:40
Reactivity of Criegee Intermediates in the Condensed-phase *Zhou S, Joudan S, Forbes M, $Abbatt J
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Evolution of Particle Phase Reaction Products and Water in the Heterogeneous OH Oxidation of Aqueous Organic Droplets Chim MM, Cheng CT, Davies JF, Wilson KR, Berkemeier T, Shiraiwa M, Zuend Z, $*Chan MN
15:40
Efficient Formation of Light Absorbing Polymeric Nanoparticles from the Reaction of Soluble Fe(III) with trans-C4 and C6 Dicarboxylic Acids $*Al-Abadleh HA, Tran A, Williams G, Younus S, Ali N, Blair S, Nizkorodov S
16:00
Interaction between SO2 and Criegee Intermediates in Monoterpene Ozonolysis and Effects on Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation Ye J, Abbatt JPD, $*Chan AWH
16:20
The Effect of Secondary Organic Aerosol Material on Fenton and Photo-Fenton Chemistry Hems RF, Hsieh JS, Zhou S, Abbatt JPD
16:40
 
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
13:40
Metal Organic Frameworks as Highly Functional Catalytic Arrays $*Farha OK
14:20
Application of Biochar to Stabilize Mercury in Contaminated Sediments: Importance of Combined Transport and Biogeochemical Processes $*Ptacek CJ, Blowes DW, Paulson KMA, Fellin SC, Liu P, Wang OA
14:40
Precipitation of Iron with Diglycolamide Derivatives during the Liquid-liquid Extraction of Rare Earth Elements Michaud Paradis M-C, *Rochefort D
15:00
 
End of Session
IN5
203A
Advances in Solid State Chemistry
Organizer(s) - Holger Kleinke, Venkataram Thangadurai
Chair(s) - Zuo-Guang Ye
13:40
Coloured Intermetallics Iyer AK, Zuber G, Bernard GM, Michaelis VK, $*Mar A
14:20
Thermoelectric Properties of Quaternary Copper Chalcogenides Jafarzadeh P, $Kleinke H
14:40
Earth-abundant Photovoltaic Materials with Ultra-large Absorption Coefficient $*Poudeu PF, Chen E
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Realisation of a Coulomb Quantum Spin Liquid via B-site Disorder in the Quantum Spin Ice Pr2Sn2O7 *Wiebe CR, $Sarte PM, Bieringer M, van Lierop J, Lussier JA, Skorporata E, Aczel AA, Stone MB, Mangin-Thro L, Wildes AR, Stock C, Attfield JP, Ehlers G, Gaulin BD, Nagler SE, Gardner JS, Mauws C
16:00
Magnetic Frustration in Ln2ScNbO7 Pyrochlores, Crystal Growth and Analysis $Mauws C, Rutherford M, Duncan K, Chochinov A, Wiebe CR
16:20
 
End of Session
ING2
201F
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Robert Morris
Chair(s) - Charles Macdonald
13:40
Expanding the Coordination Chemistry of KrF2 DeBackere JR, $Schrobilgen GJ
14:00
Dinuclear Cu(II) Catalysts in rac-Lactide Polymerization: Mechanism and Influence of the Spectator Ligand Daneshmandkashani P, *Schaper F
14:20
Electrochemical and Photophysical Studies of Re(I) Tricarbonyl Complexes of a-diimine Ligands Covalently Grafted on a Polyoxometalate Auvray T, Santoni MP, Hasenknopf B, $*Hanan GS
14:40
Reliable Routes to the Synthesis of Adamantyl Anions Armstrong D, Taullaj F, Lough AJ, $*Fekl U
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Exploring the Effects of Phosphine Control on Metal Dithiolene Complexes Ahmed ZS, Wrixon JD, Anwar MU, Beldjoudi Y, Hamidouche N, Hayward JJ, $*Rawson JM
15:40
Silyl and Stanylphosphines as Versatile Ligands for Transition Metal Complexation $*Montiel-Palma V, Corona-González MV, Zamora-Moreno J, Salazar-Díaz JJ, Muñoz-Hernández MA, Cuevas-Chávez C, Sabo-Etienne S, Grellier M
16:00
Towards Control of Thermo- and Photochromism in Cyanometalate Clusters $*Holmes SM, Zhang Y-Z, Mallik UP, Rath NP, Clérac R, Siretanu D, Ababei R, Shaw MJ, Mathonie?re C
16:20
Ruthenium Complexes as Anticancer Therapeutics $*Castonguay A, Haghdoost M, Golbaghi G, Poulet S, Pitard I, Guard J
16:40
 
End of Session
ING3
206D
General Session 3
Organizer(s) - Robert Morris
Chair(s) - Robert Morris
13:40
Analysis of Ru-catalyzed Hydrophosphination via Simple Kinetic and Graphical Methods Belli RG, *Liles E, $Rosenberg L
14:00
A Comparative Study of Privileged Bisphosphine Ligands for Nickel Catalyzed C(sp2)-N Cross Coupling Clark JSK, Lavoie CM, MacQueen PM, Voth CN, $*Stradiotto M
14:20
Comparison and Structural Modulation of Porphyrin Complexes for Capturing and Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 Abdinejad M, Kraatz HB, *Zhang X-A
14:40
Accessing Bimetallic Complexes through Ligand Design: Synthetic Strategies for Small Molecule Activation Burford RJ, $Fryzuk MD
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Phosphaamidine and Phosphaguanidine Metal Complexes and their Catalytic Activities Kandel R, *Jessop PG
15:40
A New Cp-based Ligand Containing a Bulky Terphenyl Substituent $*Masuda JD
16:00
Developing New Families of Phospaazide and Phosphasalen Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization, and Actinide Complexes thereof $*Hayes PG, MacNeil CS, Dickie TKK, Forfar CP, Chisholm DT
16:20
 
End of Session
MS3
202A
Supramolecular Assembly of Macromolecules and Nanoscale Materials
Organizer(s) - Alex Adronov
Chair(s) - Nicole Rice
13:40
Effect of Anion Identity on the Aqueous Self-assembly of Polyphosphonium-b-polystyrene Block Copolymers Hisey B, Buddingh J, Gillies ER, $*Ragogna PJ
14:00
Silicone-saccharide Complex Nanoparticles via Boronic Acid Linkages Macphail B, $Brook MA
14:20
Supramolecular Self-assembly of Oligio(Dimethylsiloxane) Liquid Crystals *Murphy JN, Nickmans K, Verpaalen R, Jansma SO, Broer DJ, $Schenning APHJ, de Waal BFM, Leclère Ph
14:40
Silicone-infused Anti-smudge Nanocoatings Hu H, Wang J, Wang Y, Gee E, *Liu G
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Development of Light-controlled Smart MRI Contrast Agent with Photo-switchable Ligands Arafeh KM, $*Branda NR
15:40
Characterization of PFSA Ionomer Thin Films for Fuel Cell Applications Melo LGA, $*Hitchcock AP
16:00
Molecular Hydrogels of Bile Acid Derivatives with Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Behaviors Zhang M, Fives C, Waldron KC, *Zhu XX
16:20
Halogen-bonded Azobenzene Materials Containing Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Linkers Christopherson J-C, Bushuyev OS, Huskic I, $Friscic T, Barrett CJ
16:40
 
End of Session
MSG
202D
General Session
Organizer(s) - Eugenia Kumacheva
Chair(s) - Mystère
13:40
Poly(ester amide)s (PEAs) as Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Cao K, Liu SY, Mequanint K, $*Gillies ER
14:00
Dynamic Polyester with Dual Stimuli-responsive Properties for Targeted Delivery for Cancer Therapy Sung Hwa H, $*Jung Kwon O
14:20
Investigation of an Iron-binding Polymer and its Biological Activity Ang MTC, Gumbau-Brisa R, Richards D, $*Bierenstiel M, Malone A, Aali M, Holbein BE, Thorburn T, Zhou J, Greenshields AL, Hoskin DW, Lehmann C
14:40
Post-polymerization Cycloaddition of a Cyclooctyne-containing Polyimine Kardelis V, Chadwick RC, $Adronov A
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Complexes of Poly(sulfobetaine) on the Molecular and Macroscopic Level $Niskanen J, Rydzek G, Winnik FM, *Tenhu H
15:40
Fluorescence-based Investigations of Supramolecular Host-guest Complexation in Nonaqueous Solution $*Wagner BD, Mo JLC, Pitre SP, Quilty AT
16:00
Self-assembled Structures of BODIPY Dyes and their Application in Cancer Therapy Rödle A, Sampedro A, $*Fernández G, Ramos-Torres A, Díaz-Laviada I, Stepanenko V
16:20
Self-assembly Behaviour of Siloxane Phosphocholines Frampton MB, Marquardt D, $*Zelisko PM
16:40
 
End of Session
MT2
203C
Electronic Materials and their Chemistry (Organic, Inorganic and Hybrid Materials)
Organizer(s) - Tim Bender, Yuning Li
Chair(s) - Fabio Cicoira, Lisa M Kozycz
13:40
Liquid Crystal Engineering of Organic Semiconductors $*Eichhorn SH, Chen S, Ahmida M, Kayal H
14:00
Organic Semiconductor Film Growth in Supercritical Fluids $*Kaake LG, Yousefi N
14:20
New Approaches Towards Conjugated Polymers with Improved Mechanical Properties $*Rondeau-Gagné S
14:40
Formation and Structure of Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases in Donor-acceptor Semiconducting Polymers Bridges C, Segalman RA
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Printing Functional Devices on Curved Surfaces Vella S, Smithson C, Halfyard K, Chrétien M
15:40
Controllable Nitrogen-rich Ordered 2D Polymers Exhibiting Switchable Properties $*Duong A
16:00
Polythiophene-based Block Copolymer Nanowires by Living Crystallisation-driven Self-assembly MacFarlane LR, Faul CFJ, $*Manners I
16:20
Diffusion-ordered NMR Spectroscopy (DOSY) of Conjugated Polymers Kozycz LM, Hawker CJ, Chabinyc ML
16:40
 
End of Session
MT6
201D
Nano/Hybrid Materials - joint with MS
Organizer(s) - Mita Dasog, Rob Scott, Jon Veinot
Chair(s) - Zhenyu Yang
13:40
A New Paradigm in Nanoparticle - Protein Interactions $*Cramb DT, Li R, Bishop A
14:20
Exploring Surface-capped Transition Metal Ferrite Nanostructures for Application in Magnetic Resonance Imaging *Banerjee A, $Trudel S
14:40
Surface Modification of Aqueous-stable Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles to Produce Clickable Platforms Cross SN, Korpany KV, Majewski D, $Blum AS
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Shining a Light on Lanthanide-based Nanoparticles: Synthesis Pathways and Potential Applications *Hemmer E
15:40
Optical Diatoms - How Nature Informs Photonics *Andrews M, Petrescu D, D'Mello Y, Hajiaboli A, Plant D, Low-Decarie E
16:00
Plastic Antibodies on Inorganic Nanozymes for Hundred-fold Specificity Zhang Z, *Liu J
16:20
Surface Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes as Nanocarriers Niskanen J, Zhang I, Yanming X, Golberg D, Maysinger D, $*Winnik FM
16:40
 
End of Session
MTG2
205A
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Dwight Seferos
Chair(s) - Andrew Tilley
13:40
Toward an All-organic Redox Flow Battery Based on Tempo and Bispyridinylidene Alkhayri FM, *Dyker CA
14:00
Stability of Silver Nanowires *Deignan G, $Goldthorpe IA
14:20
Should We Sugarcoat it? Pullulan-doped Silicone Elastomers Amaral NM, Khan M, Chen Y, $*Brook M
14:40
UV-photoluminescence for Defence some Printing Production Olifirenko I
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Curable Antimicrobial Ammonium Coatings for High-risk Surfaces Caschera A, Ronan E, Mistry K, *Wolfaardt G, $Foucher D
15:40
Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Mesoporous Zeolite BEA and their Application in Esterification of Levulinic Acid *Kalpana M, Mistry S, Kozinski J, Dalai AA
16:00
Effect of Ge/Te Ratio on the Thermoelectric Performance of Co4Ge6Te6 Skutterudite Aminzare M, *Mozharivskyj Y
16:20
Pd(II)-tethered N-heterocyclic Carbene MOF as An Active Heterogeneous Catalyst for Sonogashira Cross-coupling Reactions and Knoevenagel Condensation Reactions $*Ezugwu CI, Asraf MDA, Verpoort F
16:40
 
End of Session
OR3
206F
Reactivity in Organic and Biological Chemistry - joint with BM
Organizer(s) - Jason Hein, Ronald Kluger
Chair(s) - Ronald Kluger
13:40
Metal-free E-H bond Functionalization: From Concept to Applications $*Fontaine F-G, Misal L, Jayaraman A, Bura T, Rochette É, Légaré-Lavergne J, Bouchard N, Courtemanche M-A, Légaré M-A, Boutin H
14:00
2-Formylphenylboronate, a Potent Inhibitor of Mandelate Racemase Douglas CD, $*Bearne SL
14:20
Chemoselective Fluorescence Imaging of Nucleophiles, ROS and Redox Processes: From High Throughput to Single Particle to Single Molecule Events $*Cosa G
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Maleimide-based Protein Labelling $*Keillor JW
15:40
Engineered Aminotransferases for the Production of D-phenylalanine Derivatives Using Biocatalytic Cascade Reactions *Walton CJW, Parmeggiani F, Barber JEB, McCann JL, Turner NJ, $Chica RA
16:00
Host-guest and Bioconjugation Strategies Applied to Multisubunit Proteins and Bacteriophage $*Honek JF
16:20
Design of a 2nd Generation Boronate System for Rapid and Irreversible Bioorthogonal Conjugation Akgun B, Guzman VT, Derda R, $Hall DG
16:40
 
End of Session
ORG1
206B
General Session 1
Organizer(s) - Eric Fillion
Chair(s) - Eric Fillion
13:40
Application of Phase Separation Strategy and Continuous Flow Chemistry for the Synthesis of Complex Macrocycles Godin E, $*Collins SK
14:00
Access to 3-substituted Indoles Using Flow Chemistry Crifar C, *Lubell WD
14:20
Teaching Existing Technologies New Tricks in Continuous Flow Systems Lummiss JAM, Hicklin RW, Morse PD, $*Jamison TF
14:40
Reactivity Inversion of Cyclopropanols for the Synthesis of Cyclopropylamines Using Zinc(II) Salts Mills R, Barrera-Arbelaez L, Daponte J, $*Rousseaux S
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Oxalyl Boronates Enable Modular Synthesis of Bioactive Imidazoles Lee CF, Holownia A, Bennett JM, Elkins JM, $*Yudin AK
15:40
Ferrocenium Boronic Acid Catalysed Coupling of Alcohols with Alkenyl and Alkynyl Trifluoroborates Blackner JJ, $*McCubbin JA
16:00
Total Synthesis of Isoxeniolide A Betschart L, $*Altmann K-H
16:20
Biomass Furan Derivatives as Building Blocks for Organic Synthesis: Application of Decarboxylative Cross-coupling Methodologies Chacon-Huete F, $*Forgione P
16:40
 
End of Session
ORG2
201C
General Session 2
Organizer(s) - Eric Fillion
Chair(s) - Graham Murphy
13:40
The Stereoselective Cyclization of 1-Alkenyl b-Aminoalkyl Sulfoxides and Sulfones: Thiomorpholine S-Oxides with Three Chiral Atoms in the Ring $*Schwan AL, Soderman SC, Kulak MR, Mook T, Mawhinney RC, Gagnon KM
14:00
Studies and Applications of Intramolecular (4+3) Cycloadditions of Pyrroles *Chiu P, He J
14:20
Cyclopropenium Based Catalysis Mir R, $*Dudding T
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Rationale Design of Cytoprotective Agents Inspired by the Liproxstatins Faudot dit Bel P, Shah R, Zilka O, $*Pratt DA
15:40
Synthesis and SAR of Veranamine $*Magolan J, Araujo HC, Holmbo SD, Zhang X
16:00
Imide Functionality Enables Facile Synthesis of Medium-sized Cyclic Peptides Corless VB, Mendoza-Sanchez R, Nguyen NN, Frost J, Adachi S, Tantillo DJ, Yudin AK
16:20
A New Metalation Route to 2-Naphthols from Coumarin-2-ones: Application toward the Total Synthesis of Isoprekinamycin Patel J, Hurst T, $*Snieckus V
16:40
 
End of Session
PT6
206E
Statistical Mechanics of Soft Matter
Organizer(s) - Jeremy Schofield
Chair(s) - Richard Bowles
13:40
Coarse-grain Molecular Dynamics with Particles whose Atomistic Composition Changes in Time Lynn H, $*Thachuk M
14:20
Membrane Permeability of Gasotransmitters Calculated Using the Solubility-diffusion Model $*Rowley CN
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Inter-chain Entanglement in Compressed Grafted Polymers with Excluded-volume Interaction $*Arteca GA, Harrison J
16:00
Conformational Properties of Intrinsically Disordered Peptides Under Different Solvent Conditions: Insight from the 3D Molecular Theory of Solvation $*Blinov N, Kovalenko A
16:20
Modelling Cubic and Hexagonal Ice Transformations $Gulam Razul MS, Faour T, *Poole PH
16:40
 
End of Session
PT7
203B
Plasmonics for Chemistry and Biology
Organizer(s) - Gilbert Walker
Chair(s) - Gilbert Walker
13:40
Assymetric Plasmonic Cavities with Record Q-Factors $*Helmy AS, Chang P, Su Y, Lin C
14:00
Using Electrons Beams to Probe the Plasmonic Response of Nanostructured Materials $*Botton GA
14:20
Plasmonic Photovoltaics on Smooth and Nanostructured Metal Dielectric Interfaces $*Leach GW, MacNab F, Zhang X, Cetinbas M, McCague C, Qiao H, Johansson TJ, Gou S, Wong G, Chan J, Khosraviani K, Star D, Pattantyus-Abraham A, Grayli SV
14:40
Multimode Spectroscopy via Hybrid Plasmonic Sensor $*Mojahedi M
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Nanoring Formation via In-situ Photoreduction of Silver on a Virus Protein Scaffold Bayram SS, Zahr OK, Del Re J, $*Blum AS
15:40
Tunable Longitudinal Modes in Extended Silver Nanoparticles Assemblies Bayram S, Lindfors K, $Blum A
16:00
Plasmonic Enhancement of Fluorescence as a Tool in Single-particle Analysis of Ionic Concentrations Asselin J, Fontaine N, Labrecque S, De Koninck P, Boudreau D
16:20
Probing the Immunotherapeutic Strategies towards Amyloid-b Su HS, $*Kerman KK
16:40
 
End of Session
PT12
203D
Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Imaging of Molecular Processes
Organizer(s) - Dwayne Miller
Chair(s) - German Sciaini
14:00
Dual Acousto-optic Pulse Shapers Setup for Two-dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy *Seiler H, Palato S, $Kambhampati P
14:20
Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Charge Transfer Relaxation Processes and Electron Solvation Dynamics: A Computational Investigation of Iodide-polar Molecule Clusters Mak CC, $*Peslherbe GH
14:40
A Machine Learning Approach to Crystallography : A Small First Step *Paré-Labrosse O, Sarracini A, Oghbaey S, Kuo A, Ernst O, $Miller RJD
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Quaternary Structure of Proteins in Living Cells Probed Micro-spectroscopically: Towards Multi-dimensional FRET Spectrometry $*Raicu V
16:00
Multidimensional Spectroscopic Probes of Ultrafast Processes in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers $*Ogilvie JP, Policht VR, Niedringhaus A, Loukianov A
16:40
 
End of Session
PTG
202B
General Session
Organizer(s) - Scott Prosser, Dvira Segal
Chair(s) - Artur F Izmaylov
13:40
 
Keith Laidler Award Lecture
13:40
Wave Functions, Density Functionals, and Kohn-Sham Potentials $*Staroverov VN
14:20
Machine-learned Models for Rapid Prediction of Quantum-chemical Properties Almas QL, Profitt T, Proud AJ, $*Pearson JK
14:40
The Effect of an Electric Field on the Correlated Motion of Electrons $*Hollett JW, Li W
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Truncating FCI Using Complexity Theory for Solving the Electronic Structure and Nuclear Structure Schrödinger Equations $*Anderson JSM, Shimizu N, Otsuka T, Zadeh FH, Ayers PW
15:40
Pushing FCI to its Present Day Limits $*Dattani N
16:00
Effects of Electron Correlation on the Photoionization of Atomic Beryllium *Omiste JJ, Madsen LB
16:20
Learning the Schrödinger Equation with Deep Neural Networks Mills K, *Spanner M, $Tamblyn I
16:40
 
End of Session
SS3
201A
Surface Electrochemistry
Organizer(s) - Ian Burgess, David Hall, Janine Mauzeroll
Chair(s) - Nicholas Senior/David Shoesmith
13:40
Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition on Simulated Spent Nuclear Fuel (SIMFUEL) in Aqueous Carbonate Solutions Zhu Z, *Noël J, $Shoesmith DW
14:00
Effect of Surface Area to Volume Ratio on Iron Oxidation Behavour Guo D, Wu L, Joseph JM, Hall DS, Wren JC
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Physical and Electrochemical Evidence for the Involvement of Mg Hydrides in Mg Alloy Corrosion Binns WJ, *Dehnavi V, Chen J, $Shoesmith DW
15:40
Identifying and Characterizing Problematic Microstructural Features Contributing to the Initiation of Hydrogen Induced Cracking in Linepipe Steel Felice S, Fazeli F, *Kish J
16:00
Investigation of Humid Air Corrosion of Carbon Steel Stainless Steel Welds in the Presence of c-Radiation Zakeri M, Momeni M, Joseph J, Yong O, *Wren JC
16:20
Corrosion Studies of Titanium Stabilized Stainless Steel using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy for Hydropower Applications Gateman SM, Lacasse R, $*Mauzeroll J
16:40
 
End of Session