Program

Scheduled Abstracts by Day
Wednesday AM
AN5
212
Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip
Organizer(s) - A Gunther, D Wilson
Chair(s) - Derek Wilson
08:00
Detection of Particles by Spatially Encoded Fluorescence in a Compact Cytometer Lavoie F-A, Béliveau-Viel D, Asselin J, *Boudreau D
08:20
Effect of Narrow bore Capillary on Colloidal Self Assembled Nanoparticle bed in Micro-channels for Size Based Protein Separation Azim MA, Jemere AB, $*Harrison DJ
08:40
Three-dimensional Micro Tissue Constructs through Inkjet and Microfluidic Technology $*Cheung KC
09:00
Low Voltage Cell Lysis Using Rapidly Prototyped Multi-scale Electrodes *Gabardo CM, Kwong AM, $Soleymani L
09:20
Miniaturized CLiC Imaging Chamber with Nanoliter Sample Volumes Berard DJ, *Henkin G, $Leslie SR
09:40
A Digital Microfluidic Chip with Integrated Nanostructured Microelectrodes for Electrochemical Immunoassays *Rackus DG, Zaragoza A, Lamanna J, Dryden MD, Lam B, Kelley SO, $Wheeler AR
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Influencing Celllar Organization, Sorting and Morphogenesis with Simple Topographic Cues Hadjiantoniou SH, Leclerc A, Tremblay D, Godin M, Skerjanc IS, $*Pelling AE
11:00
Microfluidic Analysis of Neutrophil Chemotaxis for Basic Science Research and Clinical Application $*Lin F
11:20
Microfluidic Cell Sorter with Two Point Detection System for Directed Evolution of Fluorescent Protein-based Calcium Sensor Zhao Y, Campbell RE, *Harrison DJ
11:40
Tissue Assembly and Cell Transfection in Microfluidic Flow $*Yousaf MNY
12:00
Metal Microneedles for Biomedical Applications $*Stoeber B
12:20
 
End of Session
AN6
202
General Analytical
Organizer(s) - M Berezovski, W Pell
Chair(s) - Maxim Berezovski
08:00
Comprehensive and Targeted Metabolomic Analyses Reveal Major Differences in the Macrophage Inflammatory Response of Young and Aged Mice Fei F, Novakowski K, Lee KM, McCarry BE, $*Bowdish DME
08:20
Evaluation of Dispersive Solid-phase Microextraction Using Hydrogel Microparticles for Global Mebalomics by Liquid Chromatogarphy-mass Spectrometry Peyman H, Islam M, Serpe M, Vuckovic D
08:40
Analytical and Toxicological Characterization of Halobenzoquinones, an Emerging Class of Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water Li J, Moe B, Wang W, $*Li X-F
09:00
Metabolomics of Human Infectious Diseases $*Mayboroda OA
09:40
High-performance Chemical Isotope Labelling LC-MS Metabolomic Profiling: Meeting the Challenges in Metabolomics Wu Y, $*Li L
10:00
 
Coffee Break
W.A.E. McBryde Medal Lecture
10:20
Bona Fide Optical Discs and Players for Molecular Diagnostics Yu H-Z
Maxxam Award Lecture
11:00
Big Science in a Small Capillary A Rewarding Journey along Capillary Electrophoresis $*Chen DY
Fred Beamish Award Lecture
11:40
New Tools in Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy for Magnesium Alloy Corrosion Characterization Dauphin Ducharme P, Tefashe UM, Payne N, Kuss C, Trinh D, Asmussen RM, Binns WJ, Jakupi P, Shoesmith DW, Danaie M, Gianluigi AB, $*Mauzeroll J, Gammage J, Carter J
12:20
 
End of Session
BM6
204
Chemical Probes for Biological Questions - joint with OR
Organizer(s) - C Boddy, JP Pezacki
08:00
Design, Synthesis, and Optimization of Photoprobes for Epigenetic Reader Protein CBX7 *Simhadri C, Li J, Daze K, Gignac M, Milosevich N, Wulff J, $Hof F
08:20
Asymmetric and Regiospecific Synthesis of Isotopically Labelled Analogues of the Cyclopropane Fatty Acid (9R,10S)-Dihydrosterculic Acid Shields SWJ, *Buist P, $Manthorpe JM
08:40
Total Chemical Synthesis of Fluorescent Analogs of Cyclic Lipodepsipeptide Antibiotics and their Application as Probes for Mechanism of Action Studies $*Taylor SD, Lohani CR, Taylor R, Muraih JK, Palmer M
09:00
Design and Synthesis of Peptidic Probes for Polycomb Group Proteins Upregulated in Stem Cells and Prostate Cancer Milosevich N, Gignac M, Croft C, Simhadri C, Dev A, Prashar N, Li J, Flemmer R, Daze K, $Hof F
09:20
Recent Advances in Catalomics $Yao SQ
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
A Potent STAT5 Protein Small Molecule Inhibitor Gunning PT
11:00
Peptide-peptide Interactions Related to the Oligomerization of the Amyloid Beta Peptide of Alzheimer's Disease $*Rauk A, Petoyan A, Mehrazma B, Opare SKA
11:20
Epigenetic Chemical Probes for Target Discovery $*Schapira M
11:40
Genetically-encoded Libraries of Chemicallly Post-translational Modified (cPTM) Peptides as Source for Ligand Discovery $*Derda R
12:20
 
End of Session
BM7
213
Medicinal Chemistry: Bench to Bedside - joint with OR
Organizer(s) - R Ben, C Boddy
09:20
Cell Wall as Target for Discovery of Novel Antibiotics $*Mobashery S
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Campylobacter Jejuni Vaccine: The Next Generation $*Monteiro MA, Jiao Y, Guerry P
11:00
Controlling Ice Growth - Designing New and Improved Cryoprotectants Poisson JS, Briard JG, Harden JL, Turner TR, Acker JP, *Ben RN
11:20
Synthesis and SAR Studies of Small Molecules used to Potentiate Tumor-specific Oncolytic Virus Infection *Dornan MH, Krishnan R, Macklin AM, Chen A, Davis C, El Sayes N, Keillor K, Le P, Moi C, Ou P, Pardin C, Selman M, Bell JC, Smith J, Diallo J-S, $Boddy CN
11:40
Novel Cryoprotectants for Red Blood Cells that Prevent Transient Warming Injury Briard JG, *Ben RN, Poisson JS, Turner TR, Acker JP
CE4
215
Green Chemistry Education
Organizer(s) - A Dicks
Chair(s) - Andrew Dicks
09:00
Green Chemistry in the General Chemistry Lab and Classroom Sutheimer S
09:40
Integrating Green Chemistry Principles into the Undergraduate Curriculum $*Morra B, Tang C, Fossella J
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Development of a Green Chemistry Assignment within an Organic Laboratory Course Borduas N, Morra N, Dicks A
10:40
One Course: Green Chemistry and Toxicology $*Weissfloch ANE
11:00
Educating Students and the Public about "Green" Solvents - or ... Why is Sniffing Glue Bad for You? *Kerton FM
11:20
Teaching Green to the Chemists and Using Green to Talk about Chemistry to the Public at Large $*Moores A
11:40
Green Chemistry Initiative: An Example of Student Leadership in Green Chemistry Education *Reyes LM
12:00
Evaluation of the Level of Green Chemistry Principles and Practices among Chemistry Students and Lecturers in Southwest Universities in Nigeria $*Oloruntegbe KO, Alake EM
12:20
 
End of Session
CE12
211
General Session
Organizer(s) - A Flynn, K Focsaneanu
Chair(s) - Robin Stoodley
08:20
"Chem Cram" Levelling the Playing Field in General Chemistry Exam Prep Ghoshdastidar AJ, Huskic I, *Pavelka L
08:40
The Joys and Tribulations of Service Teaching $*Johnson AE
09:00
Green African Initiatives for Sustainable Environment (GAISE): What We Are Doing and Where We Are Going $*Oloruntegbe KO, Dada K, Alake EM, Owoyemi ET, Akinsete AM, Ayeni EO
09:20
An Upper-year, Time-correlated, Single Photon Counting Experiment Mack TG, Sewall SL, Krause MM, Kambhampati P, $*Andrews MP
09:40
Online Safety Orientation for Teaching Laboratories Cao V, Bussiere G, $*Stoodley R
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Panel: Teaching Intensive Faculty and Instructors: Getting Hired and Earning Tenure & Promotion Stoodley R, Pöe JC, Addison C, Morra B
12:20
 
End of Session
EN3
107
Best Practices in Green Chemistry - joint with IC
Organizer(s) - P Jessop, F Kerton
Chair(s) - Fran Kerton
08:00
Industrial Chemistry Challenges - Opportunities for Green Chemistry Masterson B
08:40
Academic Research With An Eye towards Commercialization Pasternak A
09:00
The Big Picture - Trying to Tackle Significant Environmental Problems with Green Chemistry $*Clyburne J, Murphy LJ, Glen C, Robertson K, Fawcett J, Jahan N
09:20
Designing Amines to Simultaneously Meet Many Performance, Safety, and Environmental Criteria Vanderveen JR, Patiny L, Chalifoux CB, $*Jessop PG
09:40
Mechanochemical, Solvent-free Synthesis of Metal and Metal Sulfide Nanoparticles $*Moores A, Rak MJ, Friscic T, Malca M, Kinsella JM
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Catalysis Using Earth Abundant Transition Metals $*Kozak CM
10:40
Ag(I) Catalyzed Oxidation in Water Liu M, $*Li C-J
11:00
Heme-utilizing DNAzymes in Organic Solvents: Towards a Green Chemistry Canale T, $*Sen D
11:20
Bifunctional Nanoparticle-SILP Catalysts (NP@SILP) for the Selective Deoxygenation of Biomass Substrates: From Batch to Continuous Luska KL, $Leitner W
11:40
Synthesis of Immobilized Proline Ionic Liquid on Mesoporous Support and Application as a Recoverable Catalyst in the Asymmetric Aldol Reaction $*MacQuarrie SL, MacKinnon M, LeBlanc A
12:00
Imidazolium-functionalized b-cyclodextrin Catalysts in Water Fortun S, Kairouz V, $Schmitzer A
12:20
 
End of Session
IN5
105
Inorganic and Supramolecular Chemistry in Energy and Materials Applications
Organizer(s) - G Hanan
Chair(s) - Ken Sakai
08:00
Cleaning the Stream: Catalytic H2 Release from Metal Borohydride Ammoniates Mostajeran M, Reynen MA, *Baker RT
08:20
Complexes of Rhenium (I) Supported by bis-(imino)pyridine and 4,5- diazafluorene-based Ligands and their Potential as CO2 Reduction Catalysts Alghamdi A, Joshi P, Korobkov I, $*Richeson D
08:40
Preparation of the New Pentadentate, Dianionic Pz4B2Py Ligand and its Complexes with Iron and Cobalt Spasyuk D, $*Piers WE
09:00
Photoinitiated Charge Separation and Transport to Drive Molecular Solar Fuels Catalysts *Majewski MB, Phelan BT, Wasielewski MR
09:20
How Nickel Electrodes Mediate Water Oxidation $*Berlinguette CP, Smith RDL
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Metalloporphyrin J-aggregates as Potential Materials for UC-TTA Enhanced Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Ponce CP, Steer RP, $*Paige MF
10:40
Highly Absorbing Non-innocent p-spacers in Dye Motifis: Towards Next-generation Photovoltaic Applications $*Koivisto BD, Yousaf M, Machin DD
11:00
Nanostructured Thin Film Solar Cells $*Brolo AG, Wang PH
11:20
Homoleptic Zn(II) Complexes of Azadipyrromethene as Alternative Electron Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaic Applications *Sauve G
11:40
Pd(0) Complexes as a New Class of Highly Emissive Materials for OLEDs Henwood AF, Lesieur M, Bansal AK, Thompson DG, Graham D, Slawin AMZ, Samuel IDW, Cazin CSJ, $*Zysman-Colman E
12:20
 
End of Session
IN7
104
General Inorganic Session
Organizer(s) - D Richeson
Chair(s) - Lauren Longobardi
08:00
Tuning the Strain and Ring-opening Behaviour of Silicon-bridged [1]Ferrocenophanes Using Bulky Substituents $Musgrave RA, Russell AD, *Manners I
08:20
Crystal Packing : An Important Factor to Consider to Interpret Luminescence Spectra of Square-planar Palladium(II) and Platinum(II) Complexes Poirier S, Reber C
08:40
Controlling Csp2-Csp3 vs Csp3-Csp3 Reductive Elimination from PtIV Centers *Pal S, Bowes EG, $Love JA
09:00
Synthesis and Reactivity of Redox-active Verdazyl Palladium Complexes Sanz CA, $Hicks RG
09:20
Nickel-catalyzed Monoarylation of Ammonia Employing Heteroaryl Halides Rotta-Loria NL, Borzenko A, MacQueen PM, Lavoie CM, *Stradiotto M
09:40
Well-defined and Long-lived Rhodium Catalysts for the Hydroacylation of Terminal and Internal Alkenes Prades A, $Weller AS
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Catalytic Aerobic Phenol Functionalization with Cu(II) Complexes Rodríguez-Solano LA, Askari MS, Proppe A, McAllister B, $*Ottenwaelder X
10:40
Asymmetric Homogeneous Hydrogenation of Prochiral Substrates Mediated Through Reversible Carbamic Acid Metal-binding Functional Groups de Winter TM, Ho J, $*Jessop P
11:00
Synthesis and Reactivities of New NCN-type Pincer Complexes of Nickel Cloutier JP, Vabre B, Mougang-Soumé B, Zargarian D
11:20
The Partial Hydrogenation of 1-octyne using Promoted Pd/-Al2O3 Catalysts Naidoo S, *Friedrich HB
11:40
Tridentate, NNN "Pincer"-type Ligands Based on Nitrogen-containing Heterocycles and their Transition Metal Complexes Mandapati P, $*Herbert DE
12:00
Insights on the Coordination Chemistry of N,N'-disubstituted Amidine-N-oxides Cibian M, $*Hanan GS
12:20
 
End of Session
MS1
201
From Macromolecule Self-assembly to Functional Nanomaterials
Organizer(s) - A Adronov, X Wang
Chair(s) - Xiaosong Wang
08:00
ABA Triblock Copolymers From Lactide and b-Lactones MacDonald JP, $*Shaver MP
08:20
Living Crystallization-driven Self-assembly with p-Conjugated Triblock Copolymers Nazemi A, Kynaston EL, Finnegan JR, Gwyther J, Gould OEC, *Manners I
08:40
Poly(ether sulfone)-based Copolymers: Modulation of Crystallinity, Thermal Properties and Hydrophobicity $*Brisson J, Faye A
09:00
Integration of Amphiphiles with DNA Nanostructures: Orthogonal Assembly Languages Working Together Edwardson TGW, Carneiro KMM, Serpell CJ, McLaughlin CK, $*Sleiman HF
09:20
Molecular Engineering of the Peptoid Nanosheet Hydrophobic Core Proulx C, Yoo S, Connolly MD, $*Zuckermann RN
09:40
Liposomes as Nanoparticles for Cell Surface Engineering $*Yousaf MNY
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Gradient Crystallization-driven Self-assembly: Cylindrical Micelles with Segmented Coronas via Kinetic Control $Finnegan JR, Lunn DJ, Gould OEC, Whittell GR, Boott CE, *Manners I
10:40
Sequence-controlled Polymer Modifications for Tunable DNA Tile-based Morphologies Hsu JCC, Conway J, Avakyan N, Rochambeau D, $*Sleiman HF
11:00
Separation of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes by Electronic Nature using Conjugated Polymers Rice N, Subrahmanyam AV, Coleman B, $*Adronov A
11:20
Stepwise Growth of Surface-grafted DNA Nanotubes Visualized at the Single Molecule Level Hariri AA, Hamblin GD, Gidi Y, Sleiman HF, $Cosa G
11:40
Bulk Dispersion of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes in Silicones using Diblock Copolymers Chadwick RC, Fong D, Rice NA, Brook MA, $*Adronov A
12:00
The Potential of Filler Nanotechnologies for Weight Reduction in Butyl Rubber Compounds Pazur RJ, *Hoffman R
12:20
 
End of Session
MS3
101
Optics in Soft Materials
Organizer(s) - C Barrett, I Burgess, K Saravanamuttu
Chair(s) - Christopher Barrett
08:00
Tunable Confinement Potential Spectroscopy of DNA Polymers *Kamanzi A, Leith J, Sean D, Slater G, de Haan H, $Leslie S
08:20
Studies of Crystallization-driven Block Copolymer Solution Self-Assembly using Super-resolution Fluorescence Microscopy Boott CE, Leitao EM, Mahou P, Laine RF, Webb SE D, Kaminski CF, $Manners I
08:40
Ln3+ Based Nanoparticles and Near-infrared (NIR) Quantum Dots for Optical and Magnetic Bioimaging $*Van Veggel FCJM
09:20
A Multimodal Fiber Optic Probe Proximity Ranger for Sensing Nerve Artery Bundles through Tissue $*Mermut O, Weber J, Gallant P, Pope T, Moghadam H
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Soft Photonic Materials Based on Chiral Nematic Structures $*MacLachlan MJ, Khan MMK, Giese M, Nguyen TD, Kelly JA, Hamad WY
11:00
White Light Driven Self-organization of Two-component Monomer Systems to Create Microstructures Biria S, $*Hosein ID
11:40
Photoinduced Molecular Alignment Control in Liquid Crystal Systems $*Shishido A
12:20
 
End of Session
MT2
103
Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion and Storage
Organizer(s) - D Ma, F Vetrone
Chair(s) - Firoenzo Vetrone, Lionel Vayssieres
08:20
High Pressure Study of 1D Nanostructured Titanium Dioxide by Raman Spectroscopy and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Xiao F, *Song Y
08:40
Aqueous Chemical Growth of Visible Light-active Oxide Semiconductors $*Vayssieres L
09:20
Band Structure, Charge Transfer and Photocatalytic Activity of Metal Oxide Semiconductors $*Wu N
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
High Efficiency Solar-to-hydrogen Conversion on Metal-nitride Nanowire Arrays $*Mi Z, AlOtaibi B, Fan S, Wang Y
11:00
Photothermal effect and Generation of Hot Plasmonic Electrons in Metal Nanostructures Govorov A
11:40
Plasmon-enhanced Nanostructured Hybrid Materials with Significantly Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity Xu ZH, Chaker M, *Ma DL
12:00
Photocatalytic Application of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) and Au/CZTS Core/Shell Nanostructures *Lee LYS, $Ha E, Tsang SCE, Wong KY
12:20
 
End of Session
MT3
209
Solid State Materials: From Design to Applications
Organizer(s) - J Greedan, Y Mozharivskyj
Chair(s) - Kirill Kovnir, Holger Kleinke
08:00
Allotwinning - An Overlooked Problem or an Open Opportunity $*Lidin S
08:40
Valence Fluctuations and Itinerant Ferromagnetism in EuCo2As2 and CaCo2As2 under Pressure and Electron Doping Tan X, Haskel D, Fabbris G, Yaroslavtsev AA, Cao HB, $*Shatruk M
09:20
Search and Design of Transition-metal Germanides Oliynyk AO, Djama-Kayad K, Stoyko SS, $*Mar A
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Hollandites as Functional Metal Oxides: Magnetic, Electronic, and Photovoltaic Properties Larson AM, Moetakef P, Hodges B, $*Rodriguez EE
11:00
Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance of Higher Manganese Silicides by Molybdenum, Tungsten, and Aluminium Substitutions Truong DYN, Gascoin F, Kleinke H
11:20
Preparation, Structure Determination, and Characterization of RE-Sb/Bi-O Phases for Thermoelectric Applications (RE is a Rare Earth Metal) Forbes S, $Mozharivskyj Y
12:00
An Investigation of the Thermal Stability of NdxScyZr1-x-yO2-d Inert Matrix Fuel Materials Hayes JR, Saoudi M, $*Grosvenor AP
12:20
 
End of Session
MT7
210
Sustainable Organic Electronics: Materials, Processes, and Devices
Organizer(s) - SH Eichhorn, G Welch
Chair(s) - Greg Welch
09:00
Poly(sulfobetaine methacrylate)s as Electrode Modifiers for Inverted Organic Electronics $*Briseno AL
09:40
Conductive Elastomers Loaded with Carbon Nanotubes $*Adronov A, Chadwick RC, Fong D
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Structural Design, Synthesis and Processing of Polymer Semiconductors for N-channel Thin Film Transistors $*Li Y, Yan Z, Sun B, He Y, Guo C
10:40
Replacing Thiophene with Furan in Organic Semiconductors $*Perepichka DF
11:00
Towards Very High Efficiency Quantum Dot Light Emitting Devices Aziz H, Zamani Siboni H
11:20
Novel N-type Materials for Organic Thermoelectrics *Kuropatwa BA, Brochon C, Cloutet E, Dilhaire S, $Hadziioannou G
11:40
Fabrication Patterned Metal Films on Elastomeric Substrate Using Selective Electroless Metal Deposition Chen Y, *Wu Y, $Carmichael TB
12:00
Self-assembled Boron Subphthalocyanines via Axial Functionalization Ren Y, Hiszpanski AM, *Loo Y-L
12:20
 
End of Session
MT10
102
Materials Chemistry General Session
Organizer(s) - J Brusso
Chair(s) - Anabel Lanterna/ Stefania Impellizzeri
08:00
Surface Characterization of Silicon Micro-rod Arrays for Solar Fuel Generation *McEleney K, Bruce JP, $Freund MS
08:20
Investigating the Catalytic Behaviour of Samarium Oxide Nanoparticles Using Single Particle Fluorescence Microscopy Hodgson GK, Impellizzeri S, $Scaiano JC
08:40
The Formation of Gold Thiophene Nanoreactor By Mediating Metal-polymer Interaction Shah V, Jugroot C, Jugroot M
09:00
Gold Nanoparticles at the Liquid Crystal/Aqueous Interface: Composition and pH-induced Effects on Alignment $*Meli M-V, Taweel AM, Zhang Y, MacNeil G
09:20
Immobilization of Small Molecules onto the Surface of Silver Nanoclusters Somasundaram V, Workentin MS, Corrigan JF
09:40
Towards Controlled Self-assembly of Planar Coordination Complexes for uses as Functional Nanomaterials $Robinson M, Lunn D, *Manners I
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Use of Pyrene Excimer Fluorescence to Probe Polymer Chain Diffusion between Latex Particles during Film Formation Casier R, $*Duhamel J, Gauthier M
10:40
Synthesis of (3E,7E)-3,7-bis(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)-5,7-dihydropyrrolo[2,3-f]indole-2,6(1H,3H)-dione Based Polymers and their Application in Organic Thin Film Transistors He Y, Guo C, Quinn J, Sun B, $Li Y
11:00
Polymers Containing Nickel(II) Complexes of Goedken's Macrocycle Paquette JA, Sauvé ER, $Gilroy JB
11:20
Polyfullerene Electrodes for High Power Supercapacitors Schon TB, *DiCarmine PM, $Seferos DS
11:40
Bench Top Fabrication of Stretchable Micro/nanostructured Gold Electrodes for Sensors and Electronics Zhu Y, $*Moran-Mirabal JM
12:00
Amine-copper (II) Formates for the Generation of High Conductivity Copper Films at Low Temperatures: Towards Printing Copper on PET *Paquet C, Lacelle T, Deore B, Kell AJ, Liu XY, Korobkov I, Lafreniere S, $Malenfant PRL
12:20
 
End of Session
OR4
208
Advances in Synthetic Methods, A. Novel Reactivity and Catalytic Reactions, B. Flow Chemistry
Organizer(s) - A Beauchemin, S Collins
Chair(s) - André Beauchemin
08:00
Advances in Thermal and Photochemical Cu(I)-catalyzed Macrocyclic Sonogashira-type Cross-couplings Santandrea J, Bédard A-C, *Collins SK
08:20
Palladium Catalyzed Mono-Alpha-Arylation of Acetone at Room Temperature MacQueen P, $*Stradiotto M
08:40
Ionic Triptych Complexes: Their Characterization, Lewis Acidity, and Reactivity in B(C6F5)3-promoted Conjugate Additions Kavoosi A, $*Fillion E
09:00
Practical Synthesis of Secondary Amines via a Sequential Ti-catalyzed Hydroamination and Pd-catalyzed Hydrogenation Lui EKJ, $*Schafer LL
09:20
Rhodium-catalyzed [(3+2)+1] Carbocyclization Reactions of Alkynylidenecyclopropanes with Carbon Monoxide: Regiospecific Construction of Polysubstituted Phenols Burnie AJ, Negru DE, $*Evans PA
09:40
Boronic Acids as Catalytic Activators of (Hetero)Benzylic and Allylic Alcohols: More Than Simple Lewis Acids $*McCubbin JA
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Highly Regioselective Decarboxylative and Desulfinative Arylations for the Prepartion of Heteroaromatics with Biological Applications Forgione P
10:40
Diastereoselective Synthesis of Nucleoside Analogs at the Limits of SN1/SN2 Mechanisms: Substitutions of Acyclic and Cyclic Anomeric Haloethers *Prevost M, Dostie S, $Guindon Y
11:00
Development of Diazepane Carboxylate Organocatalysts for Asymmetric Cope Rearrangement and Other Applications *Kaldre D, Hägmann N, Larnaud F, Zank B, Motsch B, $Gleason JL
11:20
The Sequential, Protecting Group Free, Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-coupling of Enantioenriched Polyborylated Compounds Ziebenhaus CA, Nambo M, Rygus JPG, Ghozati K, Voth S, Maekawa Y, $Crudden CM
11:40
Powerful Bispyridinylidene Organic Reducing Agents with Iminophosphorano p-Donor Substituents Hanson SS, *Dyker CA
12:00
Iodine(III)-mediated Synthesis of a-Tosyloxy Ketones : Insights from QM Modeling and Recent Progress $*Legault CY, Basdevant B, Beaulieu S
12:20
 
End of Session
OR5
206
Organic Reactions and Processes in Pharmaceutical Development - joint with IC
Organizer(s) - L-C Campeau, E Lee
Chair(s) - Ernest Lee
08:00
Dynamic Resolutions in the Process Development of Tenofovir Alafenamide Martins A
08:40
Mechanosynthesis and Structural Characterization of Dicarboxylic Acid Salts of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Cimetidine Ayoub GA, Mottillo CM, Strukil VS, $Friscic TF
09:00
Development of the Commercial Manufacturing Process for Akt Inhibitor GDC-0068 *Gosselin F
09:40
Copper-catalyzed Cascade Addition Route to Highly Functionalized Quinolines and Indoles Crifar C, *Lubell WD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Navigating Reaction Space and Time via Automated, Parallel Reaction Discovery and Optimization $*Janey JM, Rubin EA, Rosso VW, Xiao Y
11:00
Identifying Lead Hits in Catalytic Reaction Discovery by Screening and Deconvoluting Complex Mixtures of Catalyst Components $*Moran J
11:40
Merging Stereocontrol and Regiodivergent Selectivity in Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-coupling of Allylic Boronates to Access Bioactive Chiral Heterocycles Ding J, Rybak T, $*Hall DG
12:20
 
End of Session
OR6
214
Application of Physical Organic Chemical Principles across the Disciplines: A Symposium in Honour of Tito Scaiano's 70th Birthday
Organizer(s) - C Bohne, G Cosa, M Workentin
Chair(s) - Will Skene
08:00
Photochemistry in a Capsule: Spin, Energy and Electron Transfer across a Molecular Wall Ramamurthy V
08:40
Dynamics of Cucurbit[7]uril Binding to 2-aminoanthracenium Cation Thomas SS, $*Bohne C
09:00
The Thermodynamics of Chalcogen Bonding in Solution Garrett GE, Gibson GL, Straus RN, Seferos DS, $*Taylor MS
09:20
Reversible Anion Transport Process Using Host-guest Competitive Interactions Gravel J, $*Schmitzer AR
09:40
Applications of Cyclodextrin-enhanced Fluorescence-Based Trace Analysis Methods to the Study of the Effects of Agrichemicals in Natural Waters $*Wagner BD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Photophysical Probes to Demonstrate the Properties of Mixed Micelles Marin ML, Andreu I, Rodriguez-Muñiz GM, Gomez-Mendoza M, Nuin E, Miranda MA
10:40
Studies of Structural Effects on Ultrafast Linkage Isomerization for Development of Photochromic Devices $*Burkey TJ, Heilwiel EJ, Lubet PP, McFadden TMC, Dewitt KM, Johnson JO, Alberding BG
11:00
Toward Brighter Dye-doped Silica Nanoparticles $*Kell AJ, Barnes ML, Jakubek ZJ, Simard B, Deore B
11:20
Plasmon Induced Self-assembly of Gold Nanorods in Polymer Films Marquez DT, *Scaiano JC
Keith Fagnou Award Lecture
11:40
New Chemistry for an Old Problem: Prolonging the Life of Petroleum-derived Products (and Us?) with Heterocycles $*Pratt DA
12:20
 
End of Session
OR7
205
General Organic Session
Organizer(s) - W Ogilvie
Chair(s) - Travis Dudding
08:00
Activation of Alkynes by Boranes: Novel Routes to Boron Allylation Reagents $*Melen RL
08:20
Ritter-Hydrolysis Cascade Strategy for the Synthesis of Substituted gamma-Lactams $Wu P, Nielsen TE, *Clausen MH
08:40
Iodonium Methodologies - From Chalcogen Chemistry to Terpene Cyclizations Racicot L, $*Ciufolini MA, Kasahara T
09:00
New Approach Leading to Various 1,2,2-triarylethene Compounds : Application to the Total Synthesis of a Polyphenoclic Compound Found in Maple Syrup Cardinal S, $*Voyer N
09:20
Development of Highly Functionalized p-sulfonato Calix[4]arenes as a Recognition Motif for Methylated Peptides Shaurya A, Garnett G, Starke M, Voss L, Li J, Henderson T, $Hof F
09:40
Pushing the Limits: The Superior p-Donating Properties of Iminophosphorano Substituents Richard NA, Hanson SS, $*Dyker CA
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Synthesis of Isocyanides through Dehydration of Formamides Using XtalFluor-E Keita M, Vandamme M, Mahé O, *Paquin J-F
10:40
Application of Bioautography in the Discovery of Biopesticides from Natural Resources Nabuurs MH, Boyetchko SM, McCallum JL, Mills AAS, Zhou T, $*Kirby CW
11:00
The Role of Activating Groups for the Truce-Smiles Rearrangement Kosowan JR, $*Wood TE
11:20
Synthesis and Evaluation of Mechanism-based Galactosidase Inactivators Adamson CW, Bennet AJ, Britton R
11:40
The Crystalline Sponge Method: Procedural Improvements and Perspectives Ramadhar TR, Zheng S-L, Chen Y-S, $*Clardy J
12:20
 
End of Session
PT4
108
Advances in Biological Imaging and Spectroscopy - joint with BM
Organizer(s) - G Cosa, L Johnston, C Yip
Chair(s) - Chris Yip
08:20
A Real-time Fluorescence-based Assay for Probing the Molecular Mechanism of Ribonuclease H Inhibition Associated with HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase Liu H-W, Ngure M, Menni M, $Götte M, *Cosa G
08:40
Visualizing Chemical Interaction Dynamics of Confined DNA Molecules Henkin G, Berard D, Michaud F, $Leslie S
09:00
Green is the New Orange: Insight into mOrange Fluorescent Protein Photostability Pearson DD, Ludwar A, $*Heyne B
09:20
Optogenetic Activation with a Photocleavable Protein $*Campbell RE
10:00
 
Coffee Break
Keith Laidler Award Lecture
10:20
Visualizing Chemistry at the Single Molecule/Particle Level $*Cosa G
Surface sensitive imaging for characterizing phase-separated monolayer films in biologically relevant systems, Pauge, M
11:40
Polling the Molecular World: Exploring Disorder and Aggregation of Proteins with a Single-molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy Toolbox $*Gradinaru CC
12:20
 
End of Session
PT8
106
Computational Chemistry: Methods and Applications
Organizer(s) - N Mosey, C Rowley
Chair(s) - Alberto Otero de la Roza, Peter Boyd
Dedicated to Professor Tom Ziegler (1945-2015)
08:00
A Combined Natural Orbital and Density Functional for the Treatment of Static and Dynamic Correlation $*Hollett J W
08:20
Why Do TD-DFT Excitation Energies of BODIPY/Aza-BODIPY Families Largely Deviate from Experiment? Answers from Benchmark of Electron Correlated and Multi-reference Methods Momeni M, $*Brown A
08:40
Dispersion-correcting Potentials for Improved Density Functional Theory Prediction of Binding Energies and Bond Dissociation Enthalpies van Santen JA, $*DiLabio GA
09:00
DFT Study of Anisole Derivatives on Pt(111): Toward Lignin Decomposition? Réocreux R, Minh H, Michel C, Sautet P
09:20
Quantum Dynamics of Confined Molecules $*Roy PN
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
New Structures and Potential Metallization of Diborane at Near-megabar Pressure Torabi A, Murli C, Song Y, $*Staroverov V
10:40
How 3D-QSAR Aids in the Search for Ice Recrystallization Inhibitors for Cryopreservation of Blood De Luna P, Fernandez M, Briard J, Ben RN, $*Woo TK
11:00
Crystal Structure Prediction of Nano-porous Materials from Graph Theory Boyd PG, *Woo TK
11:20
A Predictive Atomic-level Model for Friction Coefficients Jahangiri S, $*Mosey NJ
11:40
The Effect of the Substitution of Oxygen for CH2 on the Singlet-Triplet Energy Differences (DEST) in Trimethylenemethane [ Oxyallyl, meta-Benzoquinodimethane [ meta-Benzoquinone and 1,2,4,5-Tetramethylenebenzene [ 1,2,4,5-Tetraoxatetramethylenebenzene Wang X-B, Hrovat DA, *Borden WT
12:20
 
End of Session
PT9
207
General Physical/Theoretical/Computational Session
Organizer(s) - D Bryce, N Goto
Chair(s) - David Bryce
08:00
Liquid Water and Pt(111) within the GW Approximation $*Tamblyn I
08:20
Calculation of Isotropic Exchange Coupling Constants with Density Functional Theory Mansikkamäki A, Kukkonen E, Tuononen HM
08:40
Theoretical Studies of Diselenolene Complexes Bushnell EA C, $*Boyd RJ
09:00
Computational Study of the Deamination Reactions of Nucleic Bases in DNA $*Almatarneh MH, Poirier RA, Alrawashdeh AI, Uddin KM
09:20
Quantum Properties of Confined Systems Yim S, $Roy P-N
09:40
Nuclear Spin Conversion of H2O in Rare Gas Matrices Turgeon PA, Vermette J, $*Ayotte P, Alexandrowicz G, Michaut X
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Electrochemical and Transport Properties of Ions in a Mixture of Electroactive Ionic Liquid and Carbonates with a Lithium Salt for Lithium-ion Batteries Gélinas B, Natali M, Li L, $*Rochefort D
10:40
A Computational Study of Cyclic Alkynes and the Search for Selectivity in the Cycloadditions of Substituted Cyclohexynes Driscoll SP, Boyd RJ, $*Burnell DJ
11:00
Vibrational Spectra and DFT Calculations of the Molecular Structure of Dimethylzinc and Dimethylcadmium Complexes with Bidentate Nitrogen Bases Butler IS, Gilson DFR, Newbury ML
11:20
Limiting Conductivity of Borate and Ion-pair Formation Constants of Alkali Metal Borates under Nuclear Reactor Coolant Conditions by AC Conductivity Methods Ferguson J, Arcis H, Zimmerman GH, $Tremaine PR
11:40
Harnessing H-bonds to Engineer Molecular Glasses: Infrared Spectroscopy Insights Laventure A, De Grandpré G, Soldera A, Lebel O, Pellerin C
12:00
Progress towards the Rigorous Study of Proton-coupled Electron Transfer Reactions via the Mixed Quantum-Classical Liouville Approach Shakib FA, *Hanna G
12:20
 
End of Session
SS1
203
Surface Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis at Solid/Liquid and Solid/Gas Interfaces
Organizer(s) - E Baranova, G Jerkiewicz
Chair(s) - Benoit Marsan, Michael Eikerling
08:00
Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using Electrodeposited Cobalt Sulfide as the Counter Electrode: Effect of the Deposition Parameters Sauvé C, Cherfouh H, Parsi Benehkohal N, Demopoulos GP, $*Marsan B
08:40
In-situ Corrosion Measurements on Magnesium-zinc Binary Alloys using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy for Local Hydrogen Detection Payne N, Tefashe U, Mauzeroll J
09:00
Assessing Binary Metal Electrocatalysts with Electrochemical Microspectroscopy and Synchrotron Infrared Radiation *Tu K, Morhart TA, Lardner M, Rosendahl SM, $Burgess IJ
09:20
Glucose Doped TiO2/Carbon Electrocatalyst Supports for PEMFCs Odetola CB, Easton EB, Trevani LN
09:40
Electrochemical Exfoliation of Graphite Foil into Graphene Ossonon DB, *Bélanger D
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Redox-controlled Ion-pairing Association of Anionic Surfactants to Electroactive Self-assembled Monolayers Dionne E, Nguyen K-L, Badia A
10:40
Fabrication of Carbon, Gold, Platinum, Silver, and Mercury Ultramicroelectrodes with Controlled Geometry Polcari D, Danis L, Kwan A, Gateman SM, $*Mauzeroll J
11:00
Magnesium Alloys Corrosion Studied by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy *Philippe Dauphin Ducharme PDD, $Janine Mauzeroll JM
11:20
Electrocatalysis with Porous Conductive Materials Prepared from Self-assembled Templates $*Gates BD, Pilapil BK, Paul MTY, Alford E, Zhang X, Kim D
12:00
Design and Development of a State-of-the-art Instrumentation for the Preparation of Platinum Single Crystals for Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis Research Arulmozhi N, *Jerkiewicz G
12:20
 
End of Session