ChemCon ’10 – 35th Annual APICS-CIC Chemistry Conference

May 13-15, 2010, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

APICS Undergraduate Science Communication Award (Award Description)

Justin Smith

Justin Smith
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Environmental Analysis of Caffeine

APICS Best Science Communication Award

Suzanne Blatt

Suzanne Blatt
Acadia University
Holes and Gaps: Small Details Can Have Large Impacts on PM-IRRASFeatures

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

Lana Greene

Lana Greene
Dalhousie University
ESI-MS/MS Fragmentation of N-Benzoylphenylisoserine: Homolytic vs. Heterolytic Cleavage, and the Structure of the Elusive Ion at m/z 73

Murray Brooker Award for Best Undergraduate Oral or Poster Presentation in Chemical Education (Award Description)

Edward Cross

Edward Cross
Cape Breton University
Multidentate N,S-based Pyridyl Ligand Frameworks for Transition Metal Catalysts

AIMMS Award in Computational Modeling of Materials (Award Description)

Zuzana Istvankova

Zuzana Istvankova
Cape Breton University
Theoretical study of charge-shift bonding in propellanes

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Surface Science

Oral

Paul-Andre Themens
Paul-Andre Themens
Mount Allison University
Towards Tuning Free Radical Chemistry on the Surface of Nanomaterials

Poster

Alex Lowe

Alex Lowe
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Metal-Oxide Supports for Photo-Redox Catalysis

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Analytical Chemistry

Oral

Emma Hebb
Emma Hebb
Acadia University
Ternary Phase Extraction of Environmental Solid Samples

Poster

Chris Earle
Chris Earle
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Chitin: A Promising Biopolymer from Shrimp and Crab Waste

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Biological/Medicinal Chemistry

Oral

Emma Higgins
Emma Higgins
Mount St. Vincent University
Synthesis and Evaluation of Myelin Proteolipid Protein Analogues to Examine the Role of Butyrylcholinesterase in Multiple Sclerosis

Poster

Sarah Tulk
Sarah Tulk
Mount Allison University
Quantitative Study of isiA

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Inorganic Chemistry

Oral

Nick Giffin
Nick Giffin
Saint Mary’s University
Reactivity of Small Molecules using Main Group Radicals

Poster

Jennifer Melanson
Jennifer Melanson
Mount Allison University
An Exploration of Bonding Modes of Arylspiroboronate Esters in Novel Transition Metal Complexes

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Organic Chemistry

Oral


Rhonda Stoddard
Dalhousie University
The Examination of Oxyallyl Cation Trapping versus Proton Elimination in Allenyl Vinyl Ketones in the Nazarov Reaction

Poster

Adam Brown

Adam Brown
Cape Breton Universit
The Synthesis of new Nitrogen and Sulfur Containing Multidentate Ligands with an Ortho-Aminothiophenol Motif

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Oral

Mike MacLean

Mike MacLean
University of New Brunswick
The Synthesis of 3,3′,5,5′-tetra((3-bromophenyl)ethynyl)azobenzene: A Macrocycle Molecular Switch

Poster

Paul-Andre Themens
Paul-Andre Themens
Mount Allison Universit
Assessment of the Solvent Effects on Controlling the Size of Phenylethylmercaptan Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Physical, Theoretical or Computational Chemistry

Oral

Elyse Jewer
Elyse Jewer
Memorial University of Newfoundland
High Energy Collision Induced Dissociation studies of Protonated and Uracil radical cation

Poster

Scott Jaspers-Fayer
Scott Jaspers-Fayer
Cape Breton Universit
Infrared & Raman Studies of Cyclopentane, Cyclopentane-d10, n-Pentane and n-Pentane-d12

E. Gordon Young Award for Best Graduate Oral & Poster Presentation Presentation

Oral


Dan Padmos
Dalhousie University
Gold nanoparticles on titanium and interaction with prototype protein

Poster

Ian MacDonald
Ian MacDonald
Dalhousie University
Development of Butyrylcholinesterase Ligands for the Neuroimaging of Alzheimer’s Disease