ChemCon ’11 – 36th Annual APICS-CIC Chemistry Conference

May 20-22, 2011, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE

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

Christie Hollingdale

Christie Hollingdale
Acadia University
Development of an Analytical Method for the Measurement of Copper Isotope Rations in Mineral Exploration

Atlantic NSERC Representatives’ Award (Award Description)

Alwyn Gomez
Alwyn Gomez
Saint Mary’s University
Synthesis of Alkylamine Diacetic Acid Task Specific Ionic Liquids

APICS Undergraduate Science Communication Award (Award Description)

Richard Lincoln
Richard Lincoln
Acadia University
Oxygen Sensitive Photophysics of Ru(II) Dyads Based on (Pyren-1-yl)ethynyl Derivatives of 1,10-Phenanthroline

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

Ryan McFadden
Ryan McFadden
Mount Allison University
Muonium Kinetics in Sub- and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide: Reaction with Vinylidene Fluoride

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Surface Science

Oral

Katelynn Comeau

Katelynn Comeau
Mount Allison University
The Effects of Chain Length and Temperature on the Self-Assembly of 2 nm Thiol-Capped Gold Nanoparticles

Poster

Micheal Lardner

Michael Lardner
Mount Allison University
Determining the Effect of ~2 and ~5nm Gold Nanoparticle Monolayers on the Water-Liquid Crystal Interface

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Analytical Chemistry

Oral

Scott Haroun

Scott Haroun
Saint Mary’s University
Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Analysis of House Paint and Wallpaper Samples from an 18th Century Historic Property

Poster

Wilson Humphries

Wilson Humphries
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Analysis and Characterization of Pyrolysis Products Obtained from Biomass via Preparative Chromotography and Mass Spectrometry

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Biological/Medicinal Chemistry

Oral

Courtney Jollymore

Courtney Jollymore
Mount Saint Vincent University
Synthesis and Evaluation of Thioesters for the Neuroimaging of Alzheimer’s Disease

Poster

khushwantbhullar
Khushwant Singh Bhullar
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Antioxidant Capacity of Ethanol Extracts of Atlantic Wild Berries

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Inorganic Chemistry

Oral

Gayan Tennekone

Gayan Tennekone
UPEI
Novel Amine-Bis Phenolate Catalysts Used in Lactide and ?-Caprolactone Polymerization

Poster

Marcus Drover
Marcus Drover
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Aluminum Complexes as Efficient Catalysts for the Preparation of Cyclic Carbonates

Best Undergraduate Poster & Oral Presentation in Organic Chemistry

Oral

Jessica Prendergast

Jessica Prendergast
Cape Breton University
Proline-Based Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas for Asymmetric Organocatalysis

Poster

Alanna Durand

Alanna Durand
Saint Mary’s University
Salen derivatives containing imidazolium ionic liquids for use in asymmetric catalysis

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

Oral

Kaleigh Brown

Kaleigh Brown
Acadia University
Membrane Bioreactor Technology: A Novel Approach to the Treatment of Compost Leachate

Poster

Nicholas Randall
Nicholas Randall
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Structures and Fragmentation of Gas Phase [M(ura-H)(ura)]+complexes (M= Zn2+, Co2+, Ni2+, Fe2+, Cu2+, Mn2+, Mg2+, Ca2+, Pb2+, Pd2+)

E. Gordon Young Award for most pedagogical presentation by a graduate student

Colin Spencer - No Picture
Colin Spencer
Acadia University
Cytotoxicity and Photocytotoxicity of Ruthenium Complexes for Photodynamic Therapy

Best Graduate Oral Presentation

Jim Ghoshdastidar

Jim Ghoshdastidar
Acadia University
Treatment of Pesticides in Wastewater using Membrane Bioreactor Technology

Best Graduate Poster

Remi Richard - No Picture

Remi Richard
Université de Moncton
Identification and characterization of the interaction between PARP-1 and Pax5