93rd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition


Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Sunday AM

MS6Room 202 A

Green Polymer Production and Processing

Organizer(s) - Shiping Zhu; Michael Cunningham
Chair(s) - M. Cunningham

08:00 00140 Development of New High Performance Renewably Sourced 1,3-Propanediol Based Polymers Spence R., Berg D., Xie T., Godbille F., Muliawan E., Miller R.
08:40 00141 Strategies for Manufacturing Environmentally Degradable Packaging Plastics *$Choi P.
09:20 00142 Characterizing Lignocellulosic Biomass Fractionation in Ionic Liquids Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Partial Least Squares Analysis *Champagne P., Cunningham M.F., Krasznai D., FitzPatrick M., Faulkenburger C.
09:40 00143 "Core-First" Synthesis of Three-Arm Star Polyethylene via Ethylene "Living" Polymerization with a Novel Trinuclear Pd-Diimine Catalyst Zhang K., *$Ye Z., Subramanian R.
10:00 End of Session


Sunday PM

MS5Room 202 D

Force Spectroscopy on Macromolecules: From Single Molecules to Materials (joint with PT4)

Organizer(s) - Hongbin Li
Chair(s) - H. Li; G. Walker

13:40 00345 Synthesis and Single Molecule Force Studies of Biomimetic Modular Polymers *$Guan Z.
14:20 00346 Force Spectroscopy on Macromolecules at Hydrophobic Interfaces *$Walker G.C., Li I.T.S., Shi W.
15:00 00347 Using Optical Forces to Probe Mechanical Response from Single Proteins to Biomaterials Downing B.P.B., van der Horst A., Farré A., *$Forde N.R.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00348 New Approaches in Force Spectroscopy: From Enzyme Kinetics to Single-Molecule Centrifugation *$Wong W.P.
16:40 00349 Mechanical Engineering of Proteins: From Single Molecules to Biomaterials *$Li H., Lv S., Cao Y.
17:20 00350 Cholesterol-Dependent Nanomechanical Stability of Phase-Segregated Multicomponent Lipid Bilayers Sullan R.M.A, Li J.K., Hao C.C., Walker G.C., *Zou S.
17:40 00351 Comparative Mechanical Investigations on type I Collagen Aggregates via Nanoindentation Cheng C.C.H., *$Goh M.C.
18:00 End of Session

MS6Room 202 A

Green Polymer Production and Processing

Organizer(s) - Shiping Zhu; Michael Cunningham
Chair(s) - M. Cunningham

13:40 00352 New Biobased Materials through Blends, Nanoblends and Hierarchical Nano-Biocomposites: Present and Future Mohnaty A.
14:20 00353 Solvent-free Preparation of Isobutylene-rich Ionomeric Elastomers Malberg S., *Whitney R.A., $Parent J.S.
14:40 00354 CO2-Triggered Redispersable Polymer Colloids Mihara M., *Jessop P.G., $Cunningham M.
15:00 00355 Ring-Opening Polymerization of Lactones in a Packed-Bed Enzymatic Reactor *Wosnick J.H., Faucher S., Pereira L.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 Chul Park

16:30 00356 Green Plasticizer Development *Maric M., $Cooper D.G., Leask R.L., Yargeau V., Nicell J.A., Kermanshahi pour A., Firlotte N., Erythropel H., Shi G.
17:00 00357 Process and Product Development for Controlled-Radical Polymerization Systems: Towards a Sustainable Commercial Technology *$Hutchinson R.A.
17:30 00358 Surface Modification of Wood Fiber and their Utilization in In-situ Polymerization to Achieve Wood Fiber-Polypropylene Composite Reddy C.R., *Simon L.
18:00 End of Session

MS8Room 206 F

Recent Advances in Organic Electronics

Organizer(s) - Thomas Baumgartner; Warren Piers; Rik Tykwinski
Chair(s) - W. Piers; L. Mercier

13:40 Joint with MT6 and OR10. See MT6.

18:00 End of Session


Monday AM

MS3Room 202 B

Commercial Technologies From Advanced Polymeric Materials (joint with IC1)

Organizer(s) - Karen Moffat; Guerino Sacripante
Chair(s) - K. Moffat

08:40 See IC1.

12:20 End of Session

MS7Room 202 A

Polymers and Nanostructures

Organizer(s) - Alex Adronov
Chair(s) - A. Adronov

08:00 00587 Functional Nanomaterials from the Self-Assembly of Polyferrocenylsilane Block Copolymers Manners I.
08:40 00588 Boron-modified Block Copolymers *$Jaekle F., Cui C., Cheng F.
09:00 00589 Controlling the Microstructure and Properties of Materials Through Nonlinear Light Propagation Qiu L., Kasala K., Villafranca A.B., Shimmell W. E., Ponte M.R., Wood N.J., Liko I., *$Saravanamuttu K.
09:20 00590 Nanoencapsulated Conjugated Polymers in Silica Spheres: Properties and Applications Kelly T.L., Yano K., *$Wolf M.O.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00591 J-Type Rosette Nanotubes with Giant Molar Ellipticity Fenniri H.
11:00 00592 Self-Assembly of Modular Giant Biohybrid Amphiphiles Lavigueur C., González García J., Hoogenboom R., Cornelissen J.J.L.M., Nolte R.J.M.
11:20 00593 Dithienophosphole: Seeing Red! Toward Dithienophosphole-Thiophene Copolymers with Small Bandgaps for Organic Solar Cells Krueger R.A., *Sutherland T.C., $Baumgartner T.
11:40 00594 Synthesis and Electrophoretic Deposition of Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and their Complexes with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Imin P., Wu K., Pang X., Zhitomirsky I., $Adronov A.
12:00 00595 Deposition of an Anionic Conjugated Poly(phenylenevinylene) onto Silica Nanoparticles via Electrostatic Interactions: Assembly and Single Particle Spectroscopy Ngo A.T., Lau K.L., Quesnel J., *$Cosa G.
12:20 End of Session

MS8Room 206 F

Recent Advances in Organic Electronics

Organizer(s) - Thomas Baumgartner; Warren Piers; Rik Tykwinski
Chair(s) - R. Tykwinski

08:20 Joint with MT6 and OR10. See MT6.

12:20 End of Session


Monday PM

MS3Room 202 B

Commercial Technologies From Advanced Polymeric Materials (joint with IC1)

Organizer(s) - Karen Moffat; Guerino Sacripante
Chair(s) - K. Moffat

14:00 See IC1.

17:00 End of Session

MS7Room 202 A

Polymers and Nanostructures

Organizer(s) - Alex Adronov
Chair(s) - H. Fenniri

13:40 00926 Block Copolymer Composites with Particles *Walker G.C., Gunari N., Grozea C., Tanur A.
14:20 00927 Molecular Dynamics Study of the Liquid Morphology of Polyethylene with Different Branching Characteristics Adsrobed on a Clay Surface Li C., *$Choi P., Williams M.C.
14:40 00928 Discrete Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies Generated Using DNA McLaughlin C.K., Wen Y., $Sleiman H.F.
15:00 00929 Ordered Nanoscale Structures in High Temperature Ceramics via Block Copolymer Templating Malenfant P.R.L., Wan J., Taylor S.T., Manoharan M., Blohm M.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00930 Nanostructures in Polymer Solar Cells Leclerc M.
16:40 00931 Organometallic Model Compounds, Oligomers and Polymers of Bisethynyl-Zinc(II)porphyrins *$Harvey P.D.
17:00 00932 A Case for Using Randomly Labeled Polymers for the Study of Long Range Polymer Chain Dynamics Ingratta M., *Duhamel J.
Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award Lecture

17:20 00933 Electro-active Graft Copolymers: Nanostructures, Charge Transport, and Power *Holdcroft S.
18:00 End of Session

MS8Room 206 F

Recent Advances in Organic Electronics

Organizer(s) - Thomas Baumgartner; Warren Piers; Rik Tykwinski
Chair(s) - T. Baumgartner; T. Linder

13:40 Joint with MT6 and OR10. See MT6.

17:40 End of Session


Tuesday AM

MS1Room 202 A

A Symposium in Honour of Mitch Winnik

Organizer(s) - Jean Duhamel
Chair(s) - J. Duhamel; I. Manners

08:00 01292 Molecular Architectures from Block Copolymer Assembly and Reaction *$Liu G.J., Njikang G., Hu J.W.
08:40 01293 Diffusion in "Breathing" Vesicles Yu S.Y., *$Eisenberg A.
09:20 01294 Block Copolymer-Inspired Multiple Morphologies from Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Polymer-Stabilized Quantum Dots *Moffitt M.G., Guo Y.
09:40 01295 Self-Assembly of Poly(N-decylacrylamide-b-Poly(N,N-diethylacrylamide) in Water *Martinho J.M. G., Farinha J.P.S, Marcelo G., Prazeres T.J.V., Beija M.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01296 Microfluidics and Carbon Dioxide: Discovery and Development *Kumacheva E.
11:00 01297 Reversible pH-induced Microphase Separation Probed By Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer in Polymer-Polymer Composite Nanoparticles Soleimani M., Lau W., *Winnik M.
11:20 01298 Thermoresponsive Polymer Nanoparticles for DNA Recognition using FRET Moura L., Martinho J.G., *Farinha J.P.
11:40 01299 Clusters of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles Encapsulated in a Polymer Hydrogel for MRI Paquet C., Kell A., Tian H., Lin H.-Y., *Simard B. WITHDRAWN
12:00 01300 Metal-free Activation in the Anionic Ring-opening Polymerization of Cyclopropane Derivatives Illy N., *Boileau S., Penelle J., $Barbier V.
12:20 End of Session

MS4Room 206 D

Dendritic Macromolecules: From Synthesis to Applications (joint with OR3)

Organizer(s) - Ashok Kakkar
Chair(s) - A. Kakkar

09:00 01301 Design, Synthesis, and Bacterial Lectin Binding Properties of Dendritic Glycoconjugates *$Roy R., Chabre Y., Giguère D., Rodrigue J., Rocheleau S., Neault M., Papadopoulos A., Arnold A., Imberty A., Blanchard B.
09:40 01302 Self Assembly and Drug Encapsulation of Novel A2B type Miktoarm Star Polymers $Soliman G., Sharma R., Winnik F., Kakkar A., *Maysinger D.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01303 Noncovalent Nonspecific Functionalization and Solubilization of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes at High Concentrations with a Hyperbranched Polyethylene Xu L., *$Ye Z., Cui Q., Gu Z.
10:40 01304 Multitasking with Dendrimers using CuI Catalyzed Alkyne Azide "Click" Chemistry Sharma A., Hourani R., *Kakkar A.
11:00 01305 Novel Strategy in Designing Dendritic Nano-objects $Arseneault M., *Morin J.-F., Dufour P.
11:20 01306 Synthesis, Radiolabeling, and Bio-Imaging of High-Generation Polyester Dendrimers Parrott M.C., Sadowski L., Sundararajan C., Valliant J.F., *$Adronov A.
11:40 01307 Multi-tasking with Single Scaffold Dendrimers for Targeting Sub-Cellular Microenvironment Hourani R., Jain M., Maysinger D., Kakkar A.
12:00 01308 Tuning Polyethylene Chain Topology via Ring Incorporation in Chain Walking Ethylene Polymerization Xiang P., *Ye Z.
12:20 End of Session

MS5Room 203 D

Force Spectroscopy on Macromolecules: From Single Molecules to Materials (joint with PT4)

Organizer(s) - Hongbin Li
Chair(s) - M. Grandbois; C. Yip

08:00 01309 AFM-Based Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy: From Synthetic Supramolecular Complexes to Protein Unfolding *Zou S.
08:40 01310 Reeling Them In: Strategies for Correlating Force Spectroscopy with Molecular Events Yip C.M.
09:20 01311 Measuring Forces on a Single Molecule Level: Advances in AFM Force Spectroscopy and Imaging *Behme G., Haschke H., Owen R., Jaehnke T.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01312 Force Spectroscopy as a Label-free Readout of Membrane Receptor Activation in Individual Living Cells Grandbois M.
11:00 01313 Effect of Process Parameters and Surface Treatment on Immobilization of Recombinant Yeast Cells by Adsorption to Fibrous Matrices Kilonzo P.M., *Margaritis A., $Bergougnou M.A.
11:20 M. Woodside

12:00 End of Session

MSPConstitution Hall

Posters

Organizer(s) - Tim Bender
Chair(s) - T. Bender

From 12:20 until 13:40

Poster sessions are from 12:20 - 13:40 and 17:40 - 19:20.

A Symposium in Honour of Mitch Winnik

12:20 01314 Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer Microgels with Embedded LnF3 Nanoparticles Lin W., Qian J., Halupa A., *$Winnik M.
12:20 01315 The Self-assembly of PS-P4VP Diblock Copolymer with Nanocrystals in the Corona Zhang M., Wang M.F., He S., Qian J.S., Saffari A., Lee A., Kumar S., Hassan Y., Guenther A., Scholes G.D., *Winnik M.A.
12:20 01316 Self-assembly of Polyferrocenylsilane (PFS) Based Block Copolymer in tert-Butyl Acetate Qi F., Guerin G., Cambrige G., *Winnik M.A., Manners I., Xu W.G.

Dendritic Macromolecules: From Synthesis to Applications

12:20 01317 Dendritic Macromolecules for Pulp and Paper Applications Ladd E., Castonguay A., Franc G., MacDonald J., Polverari M., Lepo A., van de Ven T., *Kakkar A.
12:20 01318 Synthesis of Star-shaped Organoiron-based Molecules Containing Aryl- and Hetaryl-Azo Dyes Strohm E., Ding M., Okasha R.M., Afifi T.H., *$Abd-El-Aziz A.S.
12:20 01319 AB2 Miktoarm Star Polymers: Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Applications in Drug Delivery Sharma R., *Kakkar A., Soliman G., Maysinger D.
12:20 01320 Targeted Dendrimer-Based Radioimaging Agents Sadowski L.P., Sundararajan C., Knight S.D., Valliant J.F., $Adronov A.
12:20 01321 Surface Functionalized Biodegradable and Biocompatible Polymer Vesicles Nazemi A., Bonduelle C.V., Amos R.C., *$Gillies E.R.
12:20 01322 Rigidified Polymer Backbones for Gd(III) Contrast Agents in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Soleimani R., Atkins K.M., Maris M., Perrier-Cornet R., *$Gillies E.R.

Green Polymer Production and Processing

12:20 01323 Process Optimization for Nanocrystalline Cellulose Production from Microcrystalline Cellulose Danumah C., *Fenniri H.

Polymers and Nanostructures Posters

12:20 01324 Elastin-Based Stimuli-Responsive Gold Nanoparticles Lemieux V., *van Hest J.C.M.
12:20 01325 J-Type Rosette Nanotubes Beingessner R., Borzsonyi G., Myles A., Cho J.-Y., Yamazaki T., Kovalenko A., *$Fenniri H.
12:20 01326 Graphitic Nanoparticles from Asphaltenes Danumah C., Miles A.J., *Fenniri H.
12:20 01327 The Use of "Click" Methods for the Decoration of SWNTs with Polystyrene for Use in Bulk Polymer Reinforcement Chadwick R.C., $Adronov A.
12:20 01328 Towards Magnetic Metal-Polymer Composites from Alkyne Functional Block Copolymers Pavelka L.C., *$Grubbs R.B.
12:20 01329 BMP-7 Peptidomimetics on Rosette Nanotube Scaffolding for Bone Tissue Regeneration Alsbaiee A., Chen Y., El Bakkari M., Hermaz U., Webster T.J., *$Fenniri H.
12:20 01330 One-Dimensional Semiconducting Polymer Nanotube Morphology Displays Dependence on Molecular Structure DiCarmine P.M., Huesmann D., *$Seferos D.S.
12:20 01331 Peptide-Modified Rosette Nanotubes for Improved Orthopedic Applications Hemraz U.D., Zhang L., Webster T., *Fenniri H
12:20 01332 Carbon Nanotube Thin Films: Flexible Substrates for the Assembly of Inorganic Nanomaterials Lawson G., Mohseni P.K., LaPierre R.R., *Adronov A.
12:20 01333 Novel Silane Modification of Halloysite for In-situ Polymerization: Preparation and Characterization of Polypropylene-Halloysite Nanocomposites Reddy C.Ravindr, Shin S.-Y., *Simon L.
12:20 01334 Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Complexes with Poly[3-(3-N,N-diethylaminopropoxy)thiophene] for Highly Sensitive Amperometric Detection of Glucose $Pang X., Patigul I., Zhitomirsky I., *Adronov A.
12:20 01335 Measurement of the Photomechanical Forces Exerted by Azobenzene Based Polymers Mahimwalla Z.S., Nagai Y., *$Barrett C. J.
12:20 01336 Supramolecular Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes Using Poly(2,7-carbazole)s Rice N., *$Adronov A.
12:20 01337 Formation of Silica Microspheres in Non-Aqueous Dispersions $Rajendra V., *Brook M.A.
12:20 01338 *Lu J., $Shoichet M.S.
12:20 01338 Self-Assembled Rosette Nanotubes with a Hydrophobic Inner Channel Myles A.J., Borzsonyi G., *$Fenniri H.
12:20 01332 Living Polymerization as a Strategy to Control the Length and Thermal Stability of Self-Assembled Rosette Nanotubes Myles A.J., *$Fenniri H.
12:20 End of Session


Tuesday PM

MS1Room 202 A

A Symposium in Honour of Mitch Winnik

Organizer(s) - Jean Duhamel
Chair(s) - G. Liu; M. Moffit

13:40 01590 The Dynamic of a Single Polystyrene Nanoparticle *Rharbi Y.
14:00 01591 Diffusion of Oligomers in Latex Systems: Designed Diffusion for Low VOC Polymer Plasticization *$Lau W.
14:20 01592 Beyond 30 Parameters in Single Cells with Mass Cytometry *Baranov V.I., $Tanner S.D., Ornatsky O.I., Bandura D.R.
14:40 01593 Chain Dynamics of Ruthenium-Labeled Poly(L-lysine) Probed by Fluorescence Aslam H., *$Duhamel J.
15:00 01594 Transition Metal Chemistry that Can Be Used for Either Surface Passivating or for Immobilizing Bio-Molecule Materials onto Surfaces *Menchen S., Inman C., Foster E., Taing M., Li H., Fry G.
15:20 01595 Multiplexed Biological Assays Using Lanthanide Tags *$Nitz M., Leipold M., Lathia U.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 01596 Inorganic Soft Materials: Functions and Surprises Manners I.
16:40 01597 From Nano to Bio with Metal-Containing Polymers *Winnik M.A.
17:20 End of Session

MS2Room 206 F

Biodegradable / Green Polymers: Catalysis to Materials (joint with IN1)

Organizer(s) - Parisa Mehrkhodavandi
Chair(s) - P.G. Hayes

13:40 See IN1

17:00 End of Session

MS4Room 206 D

Dendritic Macromolecules: From Synthesis to Applications (joint with OR3)

Organizer(s) - Ashok Kakkar
Chair(s) - A. Castonguay

13:40 01598 Click Chemistry: A Facile Concept to Dendrimer Synthesis Malkoch M.
14:20 01599 Exploring Dendrimer Design for Pulp and Paper Applications Castonguay A., Ladd E., Franc G., van de Ven* T., Kakkar* A., MacDonald J., Polverari M., Lepo A.
14:40 01600 Dendritic Surface Functionalization of Polymer Assemblies and Nanoparticles Li B., Martin A.L., Bonduelle C.V., Nazemi A., Amos R., Perrier-Cornet R., *$Gillies E.R.
15:00 01601 Synthesis of Layered Polyester Dendrimers Twibanire J.K., *$Grindley T.B.
15:20 End of Session


Wednesday AM

MS2Room 206 F

Biodegradable / Green Polymers: Catalysis to Materials (joint with IN1)

Organizer(s) - Parisa Mehrkhodavandi
Chair(s) - F. Schaper

08:40 See IN1

12:20 End of Session

MS7Room 202 A

Polymers and Nanostructures

Organizer(s) - Alex Adronov
Chair(s) - M. Moffitt

08:00 01767 Fabrication of Long-range Nanostructures by Oscillating Cutting $Gu H., Zhang J., Faucher S., *Zhu S.
08:20 01768 Controlled Self-Assembly of Quantum Dot-Block Copolymer Colloids in Multiphase Microfluidic Reactors Wang J., Oskooei A., *Sinton D., $Moffitt M.G.
08:40 01769 Size-tunable Nano- and Microgel Particles based on Coumarin-containing Double Hydrophilic Block Copolymers He J., Tong X., Tremblay L., Yan B., *Zhao Y.
09:00 01770 Thermoreversible Supramolecular Chirality from Achiral Self-Assembling Molecules Hemraz U.D., Johnson R.S., Arteaga O., Ribo J.M., *Fenniri H.
09:20 01771 Dye Sorption Studies of b-Cyclodextrin-Based Copolymer Materials Wilson L.D., *Mohamed M.H., $Headley J.V.
09:40 01772 Photo-induced Surface Switching of Substrates Modified with Azo-polymers Lu X., Barrett C.J.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01773 Miktoarm Star Copolymers from the Chemical Stitching of Associating Block Copolymers Hu H., *Dou D., $Liu L.
10:40 01774 Conformation of pH Responsive Alternating Copolymers and Self-Assembly in Nanoarchitectures Chan A.S.W., Groves M.N., *$Malardier-Jugroot C.
11:00 01775 Upconverting Photo-Responsive Copolymer Nanostructures for Nondestructive Memory Boyer J.C., Lim S.J., Carling C.J., Warford C.C., *$Branda N.R.
11:20 01776 High Speed Organization of Block Copolymer Structures Using Microwave Driven Solvothermal Annealing Harris K.D., Zhang X., *Wu N., $Buriak J.M.
11:40 01777 Self-assembly of DNA-Organic Dendron Conjugates Carneiro K., *Sleiman H.
12:00 01778 Bonding SU-8 to 3-Aminopropyltrimethoxysilane Coated Polydimethylsiloxane in the Sealing of Photonic Integrated Microchip-based Devices *$Kowpak T., Watts B., Zhang Z., Zhu S., Xu C.-Q.
12:20 End of Session


Wednesday PM

MS2Room 206 F

Biodegradable / Green Polymers: Catalysis to Materials (joint with IN1)

Organizer(s) - Parisa Mehrkhodavandi
Chair(s) - P. Mehrkhodavandi

13:40 See IN1

15:40 End of Session


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