ChemCon ’09 (APICS-CIC Chemistry Conference)

May 14-16, 2009, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS

APICS Undergraduate Science Communication Award (Award Description)

Scott Culligan

Scott Culligan
University of New Brunswick
Novel Synthesis and Applications of Lithium Transition Metal Nitrides

NSERC Representatives’ Undergraduate Student Awards (Award Description)

Mike Jones

Mike Jones
University of Prince Edward Island
Vanadium Catalysts in Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization

Kristofer MacDougall

Kristofer MacDougall
Acadia University
Elucidating the Biological Activity of Prodigiosin

Sepracor Award for Best Undergraduate Oral or Poster Presentation (Award Description)

Colin Douglas
Colin Douglas
Saint Francis Xavier University
Surfaced Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Microbiological Systems

AIMMS Award in Computational Modeling of Materials (Award Description)

Nicole McNeil
Nicole McNeil
Saint Francis Xavier University
Gaseous Radical-Cationic Aliphatic Amino Acids and Dipeptides: A Theoretical Study

Murray Brooker in Chemical Education (Award Description)

Ian MacDonald

Ian MacDonald
Mount Saint Vincent University
Development of Butyrylcholinesterase Ligands for the Neuroimaging and Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Biological/Medicinal Chemistry (Presented by NSERC)

Oral

Jeremie Doirin
Jeremie Doirin
Université de Moncton
Synthesis and 5-Lipoxygenase Inhibitory Activity of New Cinnamoyl and Caffeoylclusters

Poster

Chris Barron
Chris Barron
Cape Breton University
Rhodotorula glutinis Phenylalanine Ammonia Lyase Activity in Ionic Liquids

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Organic Chemistry (Presented by NSERC)

Oral

Jean Swyers
Jean Swyers
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Pyrenophane Tether Rotations: A Hop, Skip and a Jump Away

Poster

Chad Petten
Chad Petten
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Catalytic Dehydration of Alcohols in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Analytical Chemistry (Presented by CIC Division of Analytical Chemistry)

Oral

Joe Boutilier
Joe Boutilier
Dalhousie University
Application of Multivariate Data Analysis to Lipid Oxidation in Fish Oils

Poster

Joanna Williams

Joanna Williams
Cape Breton University
Horseradish peroxidase treatment in removal oftoxic phenolic compounds from water

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Inorganic Chemistry (Presented by CIC Division of Inorganic Chemistry)

Oral

Jeff Farrell

Jeff Farrell
Saint Mary’s University
Formation of a Tridentate Palladium (II) Pincer Complex with an Abnormal Metal-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Bond

Poster

Nicole Hunter
Nicole Hunter
Mount Alison University
Design and Synthesis of Pentadentate Amino-Thiolate Ligands for Indium(III) Radiopharmaceuticals

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Macromolecular Science and Engineering (Presented by CIC Macromolecular Science and Engineering Division)

Oral

Andrew Elliot
Andrew Elliot
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Synthesis of Polytopic Ligands and their Complexation Reactions with Transition Metal salts: Structural and Magnetic Studies

Poster

Ryan Mason
Ryan Mason
Saint Francis Xavier University
Synthesis of a Schiff Base-Phenanthroline Structure for Sensory Applications

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Physical, Theoretical or Computational Chemistry (Presented by CIC Physical, Theoretical and Computational Division)

Oral

Mark Rowsell
Mark Rowsell
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The Structural Identification of Gas-Phase Amino Acid Complexes Containing Pb2+ Ions

Poster

Dylan McLaughlin
Dylan McLaughlin
Mount Alison University
Gold Nanoparticle Ligand Exchange, Isolation and Applications

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Surface Science (Presented by CIC Surface Science Division)

Oral

Iskandar Saada
Iskandar Saada
University of Prince Edward Island
Inclusion of Chitosan into Molybdenum Disulfide

Poster

Jacklyn Bolivar

Jacklyn Bolivar
Mount Alison University
Self-Assembly of Nanoparticle Monolayers: Effects of Solvent and Concentration

Best Undergraduate Poster or Oral Presentation from Nova Scotia (Presented in part by the Nova Scotian Institute of Science)

Harrison Petropolis
Harrison Petropolis
Saint Francis Xavier University
Synthesis and Rheological Properties of Amine Based Surfactants

E. Gordon Young Award for Best Graduate Oral Presentation (Presented by CIC Chemical Education Division)

Eamonn Conrad
Eamonn Conrad
Dalhousie University
Coordination of Arsine Ligands as a General Synthetic Approach to Rare

Peter Lee
Peter Lee
Saint Mary’s University
Synthesis, Functionalization, and Coordination of Bulky ?-diketiminates

E. Gordon Young Award for Best Graduate Poster Presentation (Presented by CIC Chemical Education Division)

Natasha O'Rourke
Natasha O’Rourke
University of Victoria
Small Molecule Inhibition of the PD-1/PD-L1 Interaction in Pancreatic Cancer