Abstracts CSC2008

Environment Division

Sunday PM

EN5Salon 1

From Laboratory to Landscape: The Chemistry of Emerging Contaminants and its Real-World Applications

Organizer(s) - Thorsten Hebben
Chair(s) - Thorsten Hebben

15:20 00142 Characterization of an LED Based Photoreactor in a Contaminant Treatment Application Ghosh J., Achari G., *$Langford C.H.
15:40 00143 Chloromethane Production from the Photosubstitution of a Model DOC Compound in Marine Waters Dallin E., Wan P., Cielanga N., Stechishin O.D.M., Gill C.G., *Krogh E.T.
16:00 00144 The Quantitative Prediction of Atrazine Sorption Kinetics in a Soil *$Gamble D.S.
16:20 00145 A Passive Sampler Based Approach to the Fate of Pharmaceuticals as Pollutants in the North Saskatchewan River at Edmonton MacLeod S.L., *$Wong C.S.
16:40 00146 Methyl and Elemental Mercury Levels in the Urban Atmosphere in Toronto, Ontario Cairns E., Lu J.Y.
17:00 End of Session

EN6Salon 1

Old and New Persistent Organic Pollutants

Organizer(s) - Gregg Tomy
Chair(s) - Gregg Tomy

13:20 00147 Fate and Occurrence of Dechlorane Plus, a Chlorinated Flame Retardant, in the Environment McCarry B.E., Sverko E., Harner T., Li Y., Lee S., Pozo K., Zhang Z.
14:00 00148 Chiral Analysis Can Differentiate between New and Old Contaminant Sources around the Swan Hills Treatment Centre Asher B.J., *$Wong C.S., Schindler D.W.
14:20 00149 Ecological and Biological Processes Influencing the Fate of Chiral Organochlorine Contaminants in the Eggs of Glaucous Gulls From the Norwegian Arctic Ross M.S., Verreault J., Letcher R.J., Gabrielsen G.W., *$Wong C.S.
14:40 00150 Quantification of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Methylsulfone Metabolites by Chiral High Performance Liquid Chromatography Atmospheric Pressure Photoionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry Cooper V.I., *$Wong C.S.
15:00 End of Session

Monday PM

EN4Salon 11

Bioinorganic Chemistry-Toxic Metals (Joint with IN) (joint with IN2)

Organizer(s) - Juergen Gailer and Farideh Jalilehvand
Chair(s) - Juergen Gailer

13:20 00644 X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy as an in-situ Probe of Toxic Heavy Elements *$George G.N., Pickering I.J., Singh S.P., Korbas M., Hoffmeyer R.
14:00 00645 Mercury(II) Complex Formation with Cysteine, Penicillamine and Glutathione *$Jalilehvand F., Leung B.O., Mah V.
14:20 00646 Towards Understanding Mercury Toxicity: Organomercury Uptake in Zebrafish Korbas M., Krone P.H., Pickering I.J., George G.N.
14:40 00647 Preferential Binding of Hg2+ and Cd2+ to Specific Lipid Classes as Detected by Fluorescence Spectroscopy Le M.T., Gailer J., Prenner E.J.
15:00 Coffee Break
Chair(s) - Farideh Jalilehvand

15:20 00648 The Mechanism of Arsenic Binding to Metallothioneins from Time- and Temperature-Resolved Electrospray Mass Spectrometry Ngu T.T., *$Stillman M.J.
15:40 00649 Arsenic and Arthropods: An Unusual Detoxification Molecule Uncovered in Terrestrial Insects Using X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Andrahennadi R., *$Pickering I.J.
16:00 00650 Cadmium(II) Complex Formation with Glutathione in Aqueous Solution Mah V., *$Jalilehvand F.
16:20 00651 Disruption of Copper Homeostasis Contributes to Cadmium Toxicity in Yeast Zahler N.H., Stoddard A.K., Kidd M.J., Ward J., Vogt S., Penner-Hahn J., *$Fierke C.A.
16:40 00652 Competitive Interactions between Toxic Metals and Endogenous Thiol Ligands Studied by HPLC-ICP-AES Pei K.L., *$Gailer J.
17:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM

EN2Hall D

Atmospheric and Astrophysical Applications: Part III of Symposium in Honour of Michael Gerry (Joint with PT) (joint with PT6)

Organizer(s) - Yunjie Xu and Wolfgang Jäger
Chair(s) - Holger Müller

13:20 Keith Laidler Award Lecture presented by Albert Stolow in Salon 10

14:00 01019 The Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment: Remote Sensing of the Earth's Atmosphere from Orbit Walker K.A.
14:20 01020 High Precision Spectroscopic Line Parameters of Carbon Dioxide in the Near Infrared *$Predoi-Cross A., McKellar A.R.W., Devi V.M., Benner D.C., Hurtmans D.R.
14:40 01021 Nocturnal Processing of Nitrogen Oxides in Marine and Coastal Environments: Implications of the First Ambient Measurements of Nitryl Chloride *$Osthoff H.D., Roberts J., Brown S., Lerner B., Williams E., Sommariva R., Bates T., Coffman D., Quinn P., Ravishankara A.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 01022 Pulsed Quantum Cascade Laser for Gas Sensing Applications *Manne J., Jäger W., Tulip J.
15:40 01023 Release of Hydrogen Molecules from Vacuum Ultraviolet Photodissociation of Amorphous Solid Water at 100K *Loock H.-P., Yabushita A., Hama T., Iida D., Kawanaka N., $Kawasaki M., Watanabe N., Ashfold M.N.R
16:00 01024 Toward an Accurate Database for the 12 lm Region of the Ethane Spectrum Moazzen-Ahmadi N.
16:20 01025 Submillimeter-Wave Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions *$Amano T.
16:40 01026 On the Formation of Glycine in the Interstellar Medium Koch D.M., *Peslherbe G.H., $Hynes J.T.
17:00 End of Session

EN4Salon 9

Bioinorganic Chemistry-Toxic Metals (Joint with IN) (joint with IN2)

Organizer(s) - Juergen Gailer and Farideh Jalilehvand
Chair(s) - Farideh Jalilehvand

13:20 Alcan Award Lecture presented by Jack Passmore in Salon 12

14:00 01027 Electrospray Mass Spectrometric Assessment of the Interactions between Heavy Metals and Bio-Ligands *Burford N., Phillips H.A., Saunders C.D.L.
14:20 01028 Bacteria's View of the Periodic Table: Exploring Metal Resistance/Tolerance/Toxicity *$Turner R.J., Workentine M.L., Harrison J.J., Ceri H.
14:40 01029 The Microbial Weathering of Lead Jarosite (PbFe6(SO4)4(OH)12) Smeaton C.M., *Fryer B.J., $Weisener C.G.
15:00 Coffee Break
Chair(s) - Arvi Rauk

15:20 01030 Probing the Excited States of Metallo Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines by Magnetic Circular Dichroism. A Density Functional Theory Study Ziegler T., Seth M., Peralta A., Zhekova H.
15:40 01031 Synthesis and Characterization of Lead-Amino Acid Complexes $Saunders C.D.L., *Burford N., Werner-Zwanziger U., Chen B., McDonald R.
16:00 01032 Copper Peptides vs Copper Proteins: What's the Difference? Ab Initio Studies with Relevance to Prion Diseases and Alzheimer's Disease *$Rauk A.
16:20 01033 Copper and the Prion Protein, Normal Functioning and Disease Pathogenesis: Insights from Theory and Experiment *Pushie M.J., $Vogel H.J.
16:40 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Charles Wong and Jonathan Martin
Chair(s) - Charles Wong and Jonathan Martin

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 01034 Environmental Management Win Polygraphic World Olifirenko I.
17:00 01035 Predicting the Congener-Specific Environmental Behaviour of Perfluorinated Acid Contaminants Using Semi-Empirical Computational Methods *$Rayne S., Forest K., Friesen K.J.
17:00 01036 Comparison of Three Atmospheric Pressure Ionization Sources for the Determination of Hexabromocyclododecane Enantiomers in Environmental Samples Ross M.S., *$Wong C.S.
17:00 01037 Are We as Contaminated as Previously Thought? HPLC-MS/MS Interferences and the Case of Perfluorohexane Sulfonate (PFHxS) in Human Serum Chan E., Sandhu M.S., Benskin J.P., Martin J.M.
17:00 01038 Tracking Sources of Slippery Substances: PFA Isomer Profiling of Ocean Water and Sediment Cores Benskin J.P., *$Martin J.W., Scott B., Philips V., St. Louis V., Yamashita N., Lam P., Tomy G., Muir D., Spencer C., Rosenburg B.
17:00 01039 Ozonation Studies of Naphthenic Acids by Capillary HPLC/QTOF-MS Han X., *$Martin J.W., Fu H., Demeter M., Gamal El-Din M.
17:00 01040 The Utilization of Biochemistry to Create a Natural, Organic Fungal Pesticide to Replace Chemical Insecticides *Skinner J. WITHDRAWN
17:00 01041 Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy as a Field Sensor for the Detection of Cyanide Exposure Vinnakota C., $Logue B.
17:00 01042 Atmospheric Mercury Speciation and Deposition in Urban Area Zhang X., He T., Song X., Siddiqi Z., *$Lu J.Y.
17:00 01043 Detection of DNA Repair Proteins Binding to Trivalent Arsenic Yan H.M., Le X.C.
17:00 01044 Development of a Novel Technique for the Selection of Aptamers against Whole, Live Bacterial Cell Surface Molecules Hamula C.L., Zhang H., Li X.F., Le X.C.
17:00 01045 Unconventional Liquid-Liquid Extraction of Pigments Present in Waste Waters of the Printing Industry *$Alex S., Biasotto F., Becker S., Aroca G.
17:00 01046 Capillary Electrophoresis-Based Immunoassay for DNA Damage Detection and its Application to the Mechanistic Study of DNA Repair Inhibition by Arsenic Shen S., Lee J., Weinfeld M., *$Le X.
17:00 01047 Determination of Herbicide Residues in Wetland Sediments using LC/MS/MS *$Xu D., Cessna A.J., Raina R., Farenhorst A., Pennock D.J.
17:00 01048 Development, Evaluation, and Validation of a Device for Generating Gaseous HgBr2 Zhao W., *$Lu J.Y.
17:00 01049 Chemical and Particulate Cell Toxicity Measured by Real Time Cell Electronic Sensing (RT-CES) *Boyd J.M., Huang L., Xie L., $Li X.-F.
17:00 01050 Alteration of Glutathione Synthesis by Arsenicals in Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Cells (HL-60 Cells) Charoensuk V., Gati W.P., Weinfeld M., *Le X.C.
17:00 01051 Determination of Trivalent Arsenicals Using Post Column Derivatization HPLC-ESI-MS/MS McKnight-Whitford A.N., *$Le X.C.

Wednesday AM

EN1Salon 5

Analytical and Environmental Toxicology (Joint with AN) (joint with AN1)

Organizer(s) - Chris Le and Xing-Fang Li
Chair(s) - Paul Yang and Jessica Boyd

08:00 Joint with AN1 - See AN1

09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 Chair(s) - Camille Hamula and Hongquan Zhang

12:00 End of Session

EN3Salon 9

Bioinorganic Chemistry-General (Joint with IN) (joint with IN1)

Organizer(s) - Juergen Gailer and Farideh Jalilehvand
Chair(s) - Martin Stillman

08:20 01290 Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry *$Orvig C.
09:00 01291 Interactions of the Anti-Cancer Ru(III)-Complexes with Human Serum Transferrin Cetinbas N., *$Walsby C.J.
09:20 01292 Probing the Effects of Redox-Mediated Protein Misfolding in Biology: Exploring the Role of Sulfur-Based Redox Events in Disease *Kennepohl P., Karunakaran-Datt A., Martin-Covelli D., Diaconescu V.
09:40 Coffee Break
Chair(s) - Pierre Kennepohl

10:00 01293 Understanding Iron Acquisition in Staphylococcus aureus: Studies Using Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry Pluym M., Tiedemann M., Muryoi N., Heinrichs D.E., *$Stillman M.J.
10:20 01294 Investigation of Glucosamine Conjugates as Potential 99mTc-Based Imaging Agents *Bowen M.L., Chen Z.F., Adam M.J., $Orvig C.
10:40 01295 Casting Light on the Brain $Nichol H., McCrea R.P.E., Tse J., Popescu B.F.Gh.
11:00 01296 Employing the Raman Signature of Carborane in Cellular Imaging Duguay D., Kennedy D.C., Burchell T., Pezacki J.P., $Richeson D.S.
11:20 01297 Spectroscopic Studies of Methyl Coenzyme M Reductase (MCR): A Bio-Organometallic Enzyme *Telser J., Kunz R.C., Dey M., Ragsdale S.W., Lees N.S., $Hoffman B.M.
11:40 01298 Investigating the Biological Chemistry of Nitroxyl *Bohle D.S., Phillips H.A.
12:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

EN1Salon 5

Analytical and Environmental Toxicology (Joint with AN) (joint with AN1)

Organizer(s) - Chris Le and Xing-Fang Li
Chair(s) - Feiyue Wang

13:20 Joint with AN1 - See AN1

15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 Chair(s) - Tony McKnight-Whitford and Claire McGuigan

17:00 End of Session

EN3Salon 9

Bioinorganic Chemistry-General (Joint with IN) (joint with IN1)

Organizer(s) - Juergen Gailer and Farideh Jalilehvand
Chair(s) - Ray Turner

14:00 01418 X-Ray Spectroscopic Studies of the Active Sites of Molybdenum Enzymes *$George G.N., Doonan C.J., Pushie M.J., Wilson H.L., Rajagopalan K.V.
14:20 01419 An Investigation of the Structures of Copper-Thiomolybdate Complexes Slamova D., Reid R.S.
14:40 01420 The Kinetics of Thiomolybdate Interconversions Clark R.J., Reid R.S.
15:00 Coffee Break
Chair(s) - Helen Nichol

15:20 01421 Cucurbit[7]uril Complexes of Vitamin B12 and Coenzyme B12 *$Macartney D.H., Wang R.
15:40 01422 Integrated Paramagnetic Resonance of Biologically Relevant High-Spin Co(II) *$Tierney D.L., Myers W.K., Breece R.M.
16:00 01423 Synthesis of Iron(II) Complexes of L-Threonic Acid: Studies on the Stability Constants of Binary and Ternary Iron(II) Complexes of L-Threonic Acid-Amino Acids Yu L., Huakuan L., Siying G. WITHDRAWN
16:20 01424 Determination of Blood Plasma Metalloproteins by SEC-ICP-AES Manley S.A., Byrns S., Brown P., $Gailer J.
16:40 01425 Metalloprotein Biocatalysis in Ionic Liquids Taylor S.A., *$Walsby C.J.
17:00 End of Session

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