ChemCon ’15 – 40th Annual Science Atlantic-CIC Chemistry Conference

May 21-23, 2015, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

ChemCon 2015 Conference Program and Abstracts
ChemCon 2015 Flickr Photos!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

AndrewCameron

Andrew Cameron
University of Prince Edward Island
Applications of Machine Learning on Quantum Chemical Databases: High Accuracy for Low Cost

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Science Communication Award (Award Description)

TerriLovell

Terri Lovell
Memorial University
The Synthesis of a Macrocyclic Pyrene-Based Cyclophane

ACEmat Award in Computational Modeling of Materials (Award Description)

ErnestAwoonorWilliams

Ernest Awoonor-Williams
Memorial University
Computational Prediction of Cysteine pKa’s

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

RicardaKonder

Ricarda Konder
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
High-Resolution Laser Spectroscopy of Ruthenium Monophosphide

CIC Award for the Best Undergraduate Presentation in Physical, Theoretical, or Computational Chemistry

Oral

Mitch Pinto

Mitch Pinto
Acadia University
Photochemical Evaluation of Ruthenium-Based Photoejecting Coordination Complexes for Use as Photosensitizers in Photodynamic Therapy

Poster

ZoePaula

Zoe Paula
Saint Mary’s University
Prediction of Stable Fe(III) Chlorine Species Through an Ab Initio Study

CIC Award for the Best Undergraduate Presentation in Biological/Medicinal Chemistry

Oral

JessicaReiniger

Jessica Reiniger
Mount Allison University
Development of a Bacterial Osmotolerance Complement Assay for Methylthiohydroxybutyrate S-Methyltransferase Candidate Screening

Poster

JuliaMcCain

Julia McCain
Acadia University
Synthesis of Ru(II) Complexes for Applications in Photodynamic Therapy

CIC Award for the Best Undergraduate Presentation in Materials Chemistry

Oral

MatthewTobin

Matthew Tobin
Cape Breton University
Entrapment of PAL in Mesoporous Materials

Poster

BrightHuo

Bright Huo
Saint Mary’s University
A New Class of Electron-Rich ?-Diketiminates

CIC Award for the Best Undergraduate Presentation in Organic Chemistry

Oral

JonathanCann

Jonathan Cann
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
A Twisted Look at The Synthesis of a Strained Isoindolinone

Poster

IfennaMbaezue

Ifenna Mbaezue
Saint Mary’s University
A Density Functional Theory Investigation of the Rhodium-Catalysed [5 + 1 + 2 + 1] Cycloaddition Reaction

CIC Award for the Best Undergraduate Presentation in Analytical Chemistry

Oral

CeilidhMacDonald

Ceilidh MacDonald
Cape Breton University
Forensic Determination of Organic Substance Sources in the 1B Mine Pool of Sydney Coalfield Abandoned Mines

Poster

JacquelineWhite

Jacquelyn White
Saint Mary’s University
The Longevity of Modified Screen Printed Carbon Electrodes Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

CIC Award for the Best Undergraduate Presentation in Inorganic Chemistry

Oral

DougRichards

Doug Richards
Cape Breton University
Synthesis of N,S-Ligands and Cu Complexation

Poster

LeahBennett

Leah Bennett
Acadia University
Ruthenium Coordination Complexes with Pi-expansive Functional Ligands as Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy

E. Gordon Young Award for Best Pedagogical Graduate Oral Presentation (Award Description)

Jordan-Donahue

Jordan Donahue
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Synthesis of a Model ABC-tricyclic Manzamine Core Using an Intramolecular Diels?Alder Approach

Best Graduate Presentation

Oral

JenniferMurphy

Jennifer Murphy
Memorial University
Green Processing Technologies for the Valorization of Waste Mussel Shells

Poster

GraemeSoper

Graeme Soper
Saint Mary’s University
Mono- and Bis-phenylpropargyl Imidazolidinium Cations: Structure and Reduction Behaviour

Past Student Award Winners