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2013/2014 Undergraduate 59-410 Research Project Defence April 28 & 29, 2014, Essex Hall, room 186 Day

1 Schedule (April 28, 2014)


Time
9:00-9:20 am 9:20-9:40 am 9:40-10:00 am

Student Name
Osman Raza Diana Cuckovic Anthony Sandre

Presentation/Thesis title
Synthesis and Characterization of 1,3,2Dithiazolyl Radicals Rotaxanes as Organic Crystals; Dynamic Potential The applications of 35Cl SSNMR to pharmaceuticals: detection of polymorphs and impurity phases Light-emitting Electrochemical Cells Incorporating Poly(ethylene oxide) Grafted Butyl Rubber in Iridium Complex Emissive Layers Coffee break Validation of a novel biochemical technique for fish gut content analysis Optimization of Antibodies to study Translational Regulatory Proteins in Toxoplasma Gondii The elucidation of the phosphatase responsible for dephosphorylation of MTMR2 at serine 58 Identification of the kinase responsible for Cterminal phosphorylation of myotubularin related protein 2 Functional Characterization of the I4399M variant of Apolipoprotein(a) Lunch break The Effect of 17K Apolipoprotein(A) on the Promoter Activity of Interleukin-8 in THP-1 Macrophages Benzimidazole Based Anion Transporters: Incorporation of [2]Rotaxanes into Membrane Transport Studies Synthesis and Study into the Tunable Photophysical Properties of a Series of Acyclic N-Heterocyclic Carbene Stabilized P1 Cations The Attempted Synthesis of the Tenuifolin Derivative: 3, 9-Dimethoxy-7(methoxymethyl)5H-dibenzo[a,c][7]annulen-10-ol Coffee break Optical Properties of Gold and Silver Nano particles in L-Tryptophan via Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Induction of Cell Death in Osteosarcoma Cells by Synthetic Analogues of Curcumin and Synergism with Piperlongumine Isolation of Endogenous Neutral Sphingomyelinase and how it functions in the human body The role of TAFIa in Breast Cancer Metastasis: Generation of a Lentiviral Expression System of Thrombomdulin Mutants

Supervisor
Dr. Jeremy Rawson Dr. Steve Loeb Dr. Robert W. Schurko

Reader
Dr. MacDonald Dr. Rawson Dr. Rawson

10:00-10:20 am

Danny Mansour

Dr. Tricia Carmichael

Dr. Loeb

10:20-10:40 am 10:40-11:00 am 11:00-11:20 am 11:20-11:40 am 11:40-12:00 pm 12:00-12:20 pm 12:20 - 2:00 pm 2:00-2:20 pm 2:20-2:40 pm 2:40-3:00 pm

Josh Del Papa Thomas Koltko Justin Roberto Emilie Glanz Jackson Thomas McAiney

Dr. Aaron Fisk Dr. Sirinart Ananvoranich Dr. Panayiotis Vacratsis Dr. Panayiotis Vacratsis Dr. Marlys Koschinksy

Dr. Vacratsis Dr. Vacratsis Dr. Ananvoranich Dr. Mutus Dr. Mutus

Sera Sayegh Emilyn Anderi Justin Binder Mitchel Chartrand

Dr. Marlys Koschinksy Dr. Steve Loeb Dr. Charles MacDonald

Dr. Ananvoranich Dr. MacDonald Dr. Rawson

3:00-3:20 pm 3:20-3:40 pm 3:40-4:00 pm 4:00-4:20 pm 4:20-4:40 pm

Dr. James Green

Dr. Rawson

Stefan Zalanca Samantha Pacter Naiha Sharma Katie Pacuta

Dr. Ricardo Aroca Dr. Siyaram Pandey Dr. Bulent Mutus Dr. Michael Boffa

Dr. Mutus Dr. Boffa Dr. Boffa Dr. Pandey

4:40-5:00 pm

2013/2014 Undergraduate 59-410 Research Project Defence April 28 & 29, 2014, Essex Hall, room 186

Day 2 schedule (April 29)


Time
9:00-9:20 am 9:20-9:40 am 9:40-10:00 am 10:00-10:20 am 10:20-10:40 am 10:40-11:00 am 11:00-11:20 am 11:20-11:40 am 11:40-12:00 pm 12:00-12:20 pm 12:20 - 2:00 pm 2:00-2:20 pm 2:20-2:40 pm 2:40-3:00 pm 3:00-3:20 pm Joshua Clarke Kevin Wong Martin Tang Adrian Niec Matthew Gemin Ross Lepera Kayven Beemer Farzana Afrin Daniel Mannina

Student Name
Christine To Liz Mansour Wilson Luo Michael Bernier

Presentation/Thesis title
Dynamic Interlocked Metal Organic Frameworks: Synthesis of an Unsymmetrical Rotaxane and Dynamic MORF Studies Synthesis, Characterization and Metal Coordination Complexes of 1,2,4Benzothiadiazines Coordination Chemistry of Bispidine-based Ligands Synthesis of a Precursor to a Dehydrocyclononatetraenyl Cation Coffee break Investigation of Tyrosine Phosphorylation on the Human Orthologue of YVH1 Delayed Death and Loss of the Apicoplast by Quinoline Based Drugs in Toxoplasma gondii Adsorption of BTEX Group Compounds onto Phenolic Polymers Created by Soybean Peroxidase Binding of Protein Disulfide Isomerase to Cells Under Oxidative Stress Regulation of Transcription Factor KLF7 by Phosphorylation Dependent Ubiquitination Lunch break Synthesis and Characterization of ArenePerfluoroarene 1,2,3,5-Dithiadiazolyl Radicals Conversion of a Bis-suit[1]ane to a [2]Rotaxane Synthesis and Photophysical Studies of Cyclic N-Heterocyclic Carbene Adducts of PI Cations Utilizing Chemical Mechanical Polishing to Overcome Solvent Effects on Gold Substrates in the Study of Molecular Electronics Coffee break Towards The Synthesis of Tetraazaporphyrin Rings With Two Different Side Chains for the Preparation of Cross-Linked Langmuir-Blodgett Films Scalable Method For Preparing Silver Nanowire/Optical Adhesive Coatings for use in Thin Film Heaters

Supervisor
Dr. Steve Loeb Dr. Jeremy Rawson Dr. Zhou Wang Dr. James Green

Reader
Dr. MacDonald Dr. Loeb Dr. Loeb Dr. Rawson

Dr. Panayiotis Vacratsis Dr. Sirinart Ananvoranich Dr. Keith Taylor Dr. Bulent Mutus Dr. Panayiotis Vacratsis

Dr. Pandey Dr. Pandey Dr. Mutus Dr. Boffa Dr. Boffa

Dr. Jeremy Rawson Dr. Steve Loeb Dr. Charles MacDonald Dr. Tricia Carmichael

Dr. Loeb Dr. Rawson Dr. Loeb Dr. MacDonald

3:20-3:40 pm

3:40-4:00 pm 4:00-4:20 pm

Serxho Selmani Petra Hrabar

Dr. Holger Eichorn Dr. Tricia Carmichael

Dr. Carmichael Dr. Green