NSCRC 2012

2012 NSCRC

The 14th Annual NSCRC will be on April 28, 2012 at Northeastern University’s Curry Student Center and Hurtig Hall

SPONSORS

NESACS, Northeastern University Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Graduate Women in Science Alpha-Omega Chapter, Strem Chemicals, Inc., & The Conditas Group

SCHEDULE

Oral sessions and registration will be in 129 Hurtig Hall. Poster sessions, breaks and awards will be in the Curry Student Center’s Indoor Quad.

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and Poster Set-up

9:00 – 9:10 am Opening Remarks – Dr. Heidi Teng, Chair, Northeast Section Younger Chemists Committee

9:10 – 9:20 am Welcoming Remarks – Dr. Graham Jones, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University

9:20 – 9:40 am Chris Theile – Boston College “Synthesis of Ring Expanded Cyclo-deoxyuridine and Deoxyadenosine” 

9:40 – 10:00 am Baofei Pan – Brandies University “Metal Complexes of a Tridentate Pincer-type Ligand Featuring a Central N- Heterocyclic Phosphenium Donor”

10:00 – 10:20 am Allen Shih – Harvard University “Supercharged Protein as a Vehicle for Therapeutic Protein Delivery” 

10:20 – 10:40 am Shanadeen Begay – Boston University “Statistical Temperature Molecular Dynamics – Chemistry at HARvard Molecular Mechanics (STMD-CHARMM) Conformational Analysis of Methionine-Enkephalin (Met-Enk)” 

10:40 – 11:40 am Poster Session I* – see information below

11:40 am – 12:10 pm Lunch Break

12:10 – 12:30 pm Emily Lewis – Tufts University “Towards a Molecular Level Understanding of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis on Cobalt Nanoparticles” 

12:30 – 12:50 pm Nicholas DeLateur – Northeastern University “Investigating Single Layer Versus Multi-Layer Active Sites with Alkaline Phosphatase”

12:50 – 1:10 pm Jason Beiger – Harvard University “Studies Toward the Synthesis of Aflastatin A”

1:10 – 1:30 pm Coffee Break

1:30 – 1:50 pm Fang Gao – Boston College “New NHC−Cu Complexes as Efficient Catalysts for Enantioselective Allylic Substitution”

1:50 – 2:10 pm Ming Li – University of Connecticut, Storrs “Hydrogen Bonding in Polymer Materials Revealed by Molecular Dynamics Simulation”

2:10 -2:30 pm Philip Nevin – Northeastern University “Selective Disruption of Replication Complexes by the umuD Gene Products”

2:30 – 3:30 pm Poster Session II* – see information below

3:30 pm Awards Presentation