Program

Scheduled Abstracts by Division
Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Monday PM
MS6
306
Organic Nanomaterials
Organizer(s) - Stephanie MacQuarrie
Chair(s) - Stephanie MacQuarrie
14:00
New Polymer/Carbon Composites for Medical Diagnostics *Shaver MP, Hands PJW, Raeburn J, Ferrier D
14:40
Automated Spinning of Fibrous Recombinant Spider Wrapping Silk Weatherbee-Martin N, Xu L, Liu X-Q, *Rainey JK
15:00
Design and Synthesis of Near-IR Absorbing Molecules for Organic Electronics $*Welch GC, Payne AJ, McAfee SM
15:40
Atropisomeric Dopants as Directors of Chirality within Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica (PMO) Materials Reid LM, $Crudden CM
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
The Smallest Unimolecular Rectifier and Present Status of Unimolecular Electronics $*Metzger R
16:40
From Synthesis to Application: The Use of Metal-organic Frameworks as Organic Nanomaterials $*Katz MJ
17:00
Synthetic Lipids for Applications in Lipid Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Meanwell MW, O'Sullivan C, Howard P, $*Fyles TM
17:20
Design, Synthesis and Development of Amphiphilic Cyclodextrin Based Polyionic Drug Carriers Kumar R, Zhang P, Gu G, $*Ling CC
17:40
 
End of Session
MS7
Delta Baronet 456
Polymer-based Drug Delivery Nanotechnology-chemistry and Applications
Organizer(s) - Christine Allen and John Oh
Chair(s) - Christine Allen, John Oh
14:00
Post-alkylation of a Common mPEG-b-PAGE Precursor to Produce Tunable Morphologies of Spheres, Filomicelles, Disks and Polymersomes for Applications in Drug Delivery $Le Dévédec F, Won A, Yip C, Oake J, Houdaheid L, Yip C, Bohne C, *Allen C
14:40
Polymer Nanovectors for RNA Delivery $*Buschmann MD, Lavertu M, Alameh M, Tran-khanh N, Darras V, Chevrier A, Nelea M, Veilleux D, Tavakoli A
15:20
Directed Self-assembly of Polymeric Drug Delivery Nanoparticles in Segmented Microfluidic Reactors *Moffitt MG
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
 
Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award Lecture
16:20
Synthetic Polymers and Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications Stover HDH
17:00
Chemically Flexible Polymer Based Nano-delivery Systems for Improving Drug Performance $*Lavasanifar A, Vakili MR, Garg SM, Safaei N, Unsworth L, Alshamsan A
17:40
 
End of Session
Tuesday AM
MS1
306
Dynamic Interactions: From Small Molecules to Polymers and Beyond
Organizer(s) - Suzanne Giasson, Andreea Schmitzer and Will Skene
Chair(s) - Will Skene, Andréea Schmitzer, Suzanne Giasson
08:00
Self-assembly of Metal Carbonyls in Water via Water-carbonyl Interactions $*Wang XS
08:20
New Transmembrane Anions Transporters Based on the 2,4,7-triphenylbenzimidazole Scaffold Kempf J, $Schmitzer AR
08:40
Porphyrin Supramolecular Assembly: Novel Structures and Functions $*Zheng G
09:00
Liquid Crystalline Oligomers: Conformational Dynamics and Self-assembly $*Williams VE, Zellman C, Bozek KJA
09:20
Tailoring the Properties of Gels Using Highly Branched Silicone Polymers Morgan J, *Chen T, $Brook MA
09:40
Dynamic Self-assembly and Recognition in Salty Water and Complex Biological Solutions Hof F
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Multi-location Multiple Stimuli-responsive Degradation Strategy for Block Copolymer-based Micelles $*Oh JK
10:40
Unveiling the Impact of Regioisomerism Defects on the Glass Transition Temperature of PVDF Anousheh N, Godey F, *Soldera A
11:00
Modulating Static and Dynamic Interactions between Surfaces Using Stimuli-responsive Nanostructured Polymer Films Giraud L, $*Giasson S
11:20
Tuning the Physical Properties of Silicone Elastomers by Controlling Arylene Density in the PDMS Backbone via High Throughput Synthesis Schneider AF, $Brook MA, *Laidley E
11:40
Development of Self-healing Polymeric Crosslinked Networks Using Dynamic Disulfide Linkages An SY, $Oh JK
12:00
Bioinspired Dopamine-polypyrrole Nanostructures with Tunable Electrical Properties $*Zhao B
12:20
 
End of Session
MS8
Delta Baronet 456
Stimuli-responsive Materials
Organizer(s) - Yue Zhao
Chair(s) - Yue Zhao, Takahiro Seki
08:20
LCST vs. UCST: Challenges and Perspectives of Non-ionic Polymers with UCST-type Transitions Agarwal S
09:00
Poly(N-acryloyl-2-pyrrolidone)s: Structure-property Correlations of a Novel Class of Stimuli-responsive Materials Bhat R, Patel H, Tsai P-C, Sun X-L, Daoud D, Michniak-Kohn B, Lalancette RA, $*Pietrangelo A
09:20
Ultrasound Healable Shape Memory Dynamic Polymers $*Hesheng X, Xili L, Yue Z
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Dynamic Surface Bioswitches Based on Adlayers of Light-, or Temperature-responsive Copolymers Tribet C, Dalier F, Marie E
11:00
CO2-switchable Surface on Various Materials Liu H, Cormier A, Yongo I, Cunningham MF, Liu G, Oleschuk R, *Jessop PG
11:20
pH-responsive Magnetite/Polymer Brush Nanocomposites with Switchable Uptake Behavior toward Methylene Blue Dolatkhah A, $*Wilson LD
11:40
Design Makes a Difference: Photoisomerization-induced Free Volume Changes in Different Molecular Glasses Vapaavuori J, Laventure A, Sabat RG, Lebel O, *Pellerin C
12:00
Azobenzene-modified Silk Gels for Light-induced Patterning Landry MJ, de Biasio D, Cronin-Golomb M, $*Barrett CJ
12:20
 
End of Session
Tuesday PM
MS7
306
Polymer-based Drug Delivery Nanotechnology-chemistry and Applications
Organizer(s) - Christine Allen and John Oh
Chair(s) - Ashok Kakkar
14:00
Engineering Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities $*Kakkar A
14:40
Cationic Organoiron Sandwich Complex as an Emerging Lead Structure for the Design of Biomaterials Agatemor C, Etkin N, $*Abd-El-Aziz AS
15:00
Temperature-responsive Plasmonic Nanoarchitectures for Theranostic Applications Drouin M, $Boudreau D, *Mathieu P
15:20
Multifunctional Polymeric Nanostructures for Cancer Imaging and Therapy $*Wang M
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
Polymersomal Doxorubicin Zou Y, Zhong ZY, *Meng FH
17:00
Sequence-controlled "DNA-Teflon" Polymers de Rochambeau D, Barlog M, Stein RS, Edwardson TGW, Fakhoury JJ, Bazzi HS, $*Sleiman HF
17:20
The Effect of Microfluidic Self-assembly on Structure and Function of Paclitaxel-loaded Poly(caprolactone)-block-poly(ethylene oxide) Drug Delivery Nanoparticles $Bains A, *Moffitt MG, Wulff J
17:40
 
End of Session
MS8
Delta Baronet 456
Stimuli-responsive Materials
Organizer(s) - Yue Zhao
Chair(s) - Christophe Tribet
14:00
Free Surface Command Layer for Photoalignment of Liquid Crystalline Polymer Films $*Seki T, Fukuhara K, Tanaka D, Nakai T, Hara M, Nagano S
14:40
Submolecular Photo-plasticization and Orientation in Azomaterials *Pellerin C, Laventure A, Wang X, Heikkinen ITS, Vapaavuori J
15:20
Opto-mechanical Azo Materials: New Light on Mechanism and Optimization $*Barrett CJ, Bushuyev OS, Rollet FG, Friscic TQ
15:40
Optically Controlled Shape Memory Polymers Using Photothermal Effect Zhang HJ, Li G, Lu XL, $*Zhao Y
16:00
 
End of Session
MSP
Scotiabank Centre
Poster
From 17:40 until 19:30
17:40
Designed Polymers with UCST-type and Complex Phase Transitions in Aqueous Solution Käfer F, $*Agarwal S, Karg M
17:40
A Microfluidic Model for Fundamental Studies of Thromboembolism Prince E, Li Y, Li Y, Ramchandran A, $*Kumacheva E
17:40
DNA Micelles as Nanoreactors: Efficient DNA Functionalization with Lipids and Polymers Trinh T, Chidchob P, $*Sleiman HF
17:40
Molecular Imprinted Polymers with DNA Aptamer Fragments as Macromonomers Zhang Z, *Liu J
17:40
Polymer-silicon Nanosheet Composites - Growing Dimensions for Sensing and Optoelectronic Applications Lyuleeva A, Helbich T, Naretto MA, Falco A, Hegmann F, Rieger B, $Lugli P
17:40
Reversible Affinity Based Hydrogels for Long Term Drug Delivery to the Retina Huynh V, $*Wylie RG
17:40
Synthesis, Self-organization, and LB Properties of Octa-alkylthio Substituted Tetraazaporphyrin Derivatives with Four Terminal Carboxylic Acid Groups Abdulhamied E, *Tran S, $Eicchorn SH
17:40
Kaolinite Covalently Grafted with Allyl Functional Groups Fafard J, $Detellier C
17:40
Selective Functionalization of Biphenol Groups within a Solid-state Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica (PMO) Material Reid LM, Wu G, $*Crudden CM
17:40
Fabrication of Flexible Self-standing All-cellulose Nanofibrous Composite Membranes for Virus Removal Huang W, Wang Y, Chen C, Law J, Houghton M, Tian Z, $*Chen L
17:40
Approaches to the Formation of Nanofibrillar Hydrogels Based on Uniform PFS Rod-like Micelles Zhou H, Lu Y, Zhang M, Guerin G, Manners I, $*Winnik M
17:40
pH Indicatating Colorimetric Tough Hydrogel for Smart Wound Dressing Application Liu L, *Chung H-J
17:40
Synthesis of Fluorescent Dendrimers with Four and Six Arms Thabet B, Abdelghani AA, $*Abd-El-Aziz AS
17:40
A Zeolite Nanoparticle-polymer Composite Material for the Fabrication of an Alcohol Gas Sensor Cody D, Mihaylova E, Awala H, Mintova S, *Naydenova I
17:40
Fabrication of Molecularly Aligned Film Doped with Anisotropic Dye Molecules Induced by Photopolymerization with Spatial Intensity Gradient Aizawa M, Hisano K, Barrett CJ, *Shishido A
17:40
Binary Magnetic PANI Nanoparticles Prepared via Polymerization Induced Self-assembly and Uptake Affinity toward Organic Dyes Dolatkhah A, $*Wilson LD
17:40
Size and Distribution Control of Gold Nanorod Growth with Hydrotropes McAlduff M, Singh K, $*Marangoni G
17:40
Investigation of the Adsorption Processes of Fluorocarbon and Hydrocarbon Anions at the Solid-solution Interface of Macromolecular Imprinted Materials Karoyo AH, $*Wilson LD
17:40
Plasmonic Membranes of Natural Rubber: Synthesis, Characterization and Evaluation of in vitro Toxicity $*Job A, Danna C, Cavalcante D, Gomes A, Kerche L, Yoshihara E, Osorio-Román I, Aroca R, Rodriguez-Pérez M
17:40
Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgels as Aqueous Lubricants: Synthesis and Characterization Vialar P, Giasson S, Drummond C
Wednesday AM
MS4
306
Hybrid Materials - Joint with MT
Organizer(s) - Geniece Hallett-Tapley
Chair(s) - Geniece Hallett-Tapley
08:00
Grafting Poly(3-hexylthiophene) from Silicon Nanocrystal Surfaces: A Functional Hybrid Material with Direct Interfacial Contact Islam MA, Purkait TK, Mobarak HM, Hoehlein IMD, Sinelnikov R, Iqbal M, Azulay D, Balberg I, Millo O, Rieger B, $*Veinot JGC
08:20
Synthetic Advances for Conjugated Organic Materials Synthesis $*Schipper DJ, VanderZwet L, Emmett MR, Selmani S
09:00
Addressing Challenges in Proton Conducting Metal Organic Frameworks $*Shimizu GKH, Wong NE, Ramaswamy P, Fard Z, Lal G, Kim S, Dawson K
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Optimizing Fluorescence and Optical Properties of Noble Metal Clusters $*Stamplecoskie KG
11:00
Confinement Chemistry in Self-assembling Polymer-metal Nanoreactors McTaggart MR, $Malardier-Jugroot C
11:20
 
End of Session
MS5
Delta Baronet 456
Nanomaterials in Health Applications
Organizer(s) - Anabel Lanterna
Chair(s) - Anabel Lanterna
08:00
Porphysome Nanotechnology: Discovery and Road to Clinical Translation $*Zheng G
08:40
Lanthanide-based Near-infrared Emitters for Biomedical Applications *Hemmer E, Skripka A, Légaré F, $Vetrone F
09:00
One-pot Mechanosynthesis of Water and Organo-soluble Bismuth Sulfide Nanoparticles for their Use in Computed Tomography Imaging Malca M, Bao H, Bateman M, Saade N, Bastaille T, Kinsella JM, Friscic T, Moores A
09:20
Recreating Complex Biochemical Systems Using DNA Switches $*Vallée-Bélisle A
09:40
Monolayer Studies of Interactions between Gemini Surfactants and Model Cellular Membranes Ahmed T, $*Wettig SD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Nanoengineered Silver for Biomedical Uses: From the Bench to the Bedside $*Alarcon EI, Suuronen EJ, Ruel M
11:00
Antibacterial Phosphonium Decorated Polymer Micelles Hisey B, $Ragogna PJ, *Gillies ER
11:20
 
End of Session
Wednesday PM
MS5
Delta Baronet 456
Nanomaterials in Health Applications
Organizer(s) - Anabel Lanterna
Chair(s) - Emilio Alarcon
14:00
Functional Nanostructured Surfaces for Biomedical Applications $*Variola F
14:40
Functional Polyester Diblock Copolymers Possessing Encapsulation and Chemical Conjugation Capabilities Raycraft BM, MacIntosh JT, MacDonald JP, Shaver M-P, $Gillies ER
15:00
NaDyF4-NaGdF4 Core-shell Nanoparticles as MRI-visible Biomarkers for Targeting Human Prostate Cancer Dash A, $*van Veggel FCJ
15:20
Tuning the Surface Plasmon Resonance for Gold Nanorods in One Step Reaction Synthesis Using Small Chain Dimeric Surfactants Singh K, McAlduff M, $*Marangoni G
15:40
Self-assembly and Guest Encapsulation Properties of Multisubunit Proteins $*Honek JF, Gyamfi H, van der Ven AM, Urquhart T
16:00
 
End of Session
Thursday AM
MS7
Delta Baronet 123
Polymer-based Drug Delivery Nanotechnology-chemistry and Applications
Organizer(s) - Christine Allen and John Oh
Chair(s) - Michael Serpe
08:00
Microgel-based Reservoir Devices for Controlled and Triggered Drug Delivery $*Serpe MJ
08:40
Folic Acid Conjugated Amphiphilic Alternating Copolymer Poly (Styrene-alt-Maleic Anhydride) as a New Active Tumor Targeting Drug Delivery Platform *Li X, Szewczuk M, $Malardier-Jugroot C
09:00
Electrochemical Redox Stimuli Responsive Polymers and CO2 Stimuli Responsive Polymers in Drug Delivery Peng L, Guo J, Feng A, Che H, Huo M, $*Yuan J
09:40
Preparation and Characterization of a Polymer-based "Molecular Accordion" Karoyo AH, $*Wilson LD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Pegylated Bile Acids for Use as Drug Delivery Vehicles Cunningham A, Le Dévédec F, Hildgen P, Leblond-Chain J, Banquy X, $*Zhu XX
11:00
Self-immolative Polyglyoxylates: Functional Backbones and Assemblies for Drug Delivery $*Gillies ER, Fan B, Trant JF, Yardley R, MacDonald J
11:40
 
End of Session
MS3
306
General Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Organizer(s) - Martin Mkandawire
Chair(s) - Martin Mkandawire
08:00
Degradation of Organophosphorous Contaminents by Porous MOF Catalysts Kalinovskyy Y, Main M J, Cooper N J, $*Blight B A
08:20
Fabrication of Specific Spherical Nucleic Acids Nanoparticles and their Applications $*Zhang X, Curry D, Sun J, Liang H
08:40
Nanocomposite Materials Based on Polypyrrole and Graphene-analogous Molybdenum Disulfide Dahn DC, Hong J, Pitre S, Bissessur R
09:00
Conformational Free Energy of Polymers under Confinement $Polson JP, Tremblett AF, Kerry DRM
09:20
Functionalized Polydicyclopentadienes $*Wulff JE, Chen J, Burns F, Moffitt MG
09:40
Functionalization of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes with Stimuli-responsive Conjugated Polymers *Zhao Y
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Exploring the Hydrophobic Domains of a Zwitterionic Polymer in Aqueous Solutions Niskanen J, Winnik FM, $*Tenhu H
10:40
Machine-learned Correlation Models for Large Chemical Systems $*Pearson JK, Almas QL
11:00
Nanomaterials Based on Polyaniline and Graphene Analogous Tungsten Disulfide $*Bissessur R, Lane BCS, Alsaedi WH, McDermott E, Abd-El-Aziz AS, Dahn DC, Martin A
11:20
The Use of Macrocyclic Hosts to Enhance the Fluorescence-based Trace Detection of Pesticides in Natural Waters $*Wagner BD, Chamberlain LL, Iasenza IA, Sweet SD, Wallace BJ
11:40
Hydrolysis of 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl Acrylate, Related Monomers, and their Corresponding Polymers Ros S, Burke NAD, Kleinberger RM, Rossi NAA, $*Stöver HDH
12:00
 
End of Session
Thursday PM
MS3
306
General Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Organizer(s) - Martin Mkandawire
Chair(s) - Shine Xu
14:00
Rheology as a Probe of Chain Interactions in Poly(lactide) Chile L-E, Wong A, Ebrahimi T, *Hatzikiriakos SG, $Mehrkhodavandi P
14:20
Photochemical Properties of Dendrimer and Star Shape Macromolecules Abdelghani A, Wagner B, Pearson J, Abd El Aziz A
14:40
Antimicrobial and Anticancer Organoiron Dendrimer and Macromolecules Abdelghani A, Person J, Overy D, Kerr R, Abd El Aziz A
15:00
Tuning the Physicochemical Properties Polysaccharides via Cross-linking Conditions Mohamed MH, $*Wilson LD, Headley JV
15:20
Towards the Synthesis of Biodegradable Polymer Microspheres as Potential Cell Scaffolds *Sinjari S, Burke NAD, $Stöver HDH
15:40
Photoluminescence Enhancement through the Hierarchical Self-assembly of Block Copolymer Encapsulated Quantum Dot-gold Nanoparticle Structures Burns FP, Ribeiro T, Farinha JPS, $*Moffitt MG
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
Advanced Strategies to Enhance Long-term Secured Carbon Storage Ume CS, $*Eke PE
16:40
An Extended Scaled Particle Theory and Monte Carlo Simulations to Determine the Fractional Available Volumes Available for Arbitrary Shaped Macromolecules in a Crowded Medium $Iqbal MS, *Roussel MR
17:00
Oligo Nucleic Acids Converting Fenton Catalysts to Rudimentary DNAzymes $*Zhang X, Shan Z, Lu M, MacDonald B, Wang L
17:20
 
End of Session