Acadia Chemistry Theses 2005-2010

Student Supervisor Thesis Title
2010 - Honours
Fage, Alex Matthew Lukeman Two-Photon Excitation Photodynamic Therapy: Investigations of Verteporfin and Lemuteporfin with Multilamellar Vesicles and Human Cancer Cell Lines
Thurber, Katie Matthew Lukeman The Photochemistry of Diarylmethylammonium Salts: Heterolysis vs Homolysis
2009 - Masters
Potter, Elizabeth Amitabh Jha Design, synthesis and bioevaluation of novel potential anticancer prodrugs and condensation reactions of pyridine carboxaldehydes of 2-tetralones
Roxin, Áron Matthew Lukeman Photochemistry of 2,7-Disubstituted-9-Fluorenyl Alcohols and Esters
2009 - Honours
Chipman, Janice John Murimboh An investigation of partial extractions designed to solubilize lead and zinc via a complexation desorption mechanism
Kelland, Lindsay Matthew Lukeman Photogeneration of meta and para quinone methides from quaternary ammonium salts
Levangie, Jacquelyn Sherri McFarland Ferrocene-conjugated ruthenium (II) complexes as potential PDT agents
Mattson, Celina Matthew Lukeman Synthesis of m‐nitrophenylacetate photocages
McDougall, Kris Sherri McFarland  
Parish, Adam Sherri McFarland  
Saunders, John Anthony Tong Linear Fibre-Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy
Scott, John Sherri McFarland PAH-appended phenanthroline ligands for use in photodynamic therapy
Sheehan, Katie John Murimboh An investigation of trace metal speciation of natural waters using a novel in situ sampling device
Ward, Sarah Matthew Lukeman Synthesis and photochemistry of 9-acetoxy-9-benzoylfluorene
2008 - Masters
Huang, Po-Jung Jimmy Amitabh Jha Novel Molecular Skeletons Derived from 2-Tetralone and 2-Naphthol Analogs
2008 - Honours
Burns, Misty-Dawn Matthew Lukeman Photochemistry of a Benzophenone Fatty Acid Analogue and Trifluromethylphenylacetic and Mandelic Acids
Jennings, Matthew Vlad Zamlynny Investigation of the Two State Adsorption of Benzotriazole on Gold(111)
MacInnis, Timothy Robert Gossage Novel Platinum 2-(2'Anilinyl)Oxazoline Complexes as Cisplatin Analogues: Synthesis and Characterization
2007 - Masters
Gaabass, Ibraheem John Murimboh Chemical Speciation of Zn(II), Cd(II), Pb(II) and Cu(II) in Solutions of Humic Acid: A Multi-Method Approach
2007 - Honours
Boyd, Alaina Robert Gossage The Coordination Chemistry of 2-(Ortho-Anilinyl)-2-Oxazoline Ligands with Platinum(II) Chloride Metal Centres
Jackson, Robyn Vlad Zamlynny Determination of Optical Constants of Corrosion Inhibitors Using Transmission Infrared Spectroscopy
MacLean, Erin Amitabh Jha Enzyme-Assisted Kinetic Resolution of Novel 2-Naphthol Mannich Bases
Messier, Tammy Matthew Lukeman Synthesis and Analysis of Hydroxyfluorene Based Photocages
Milligan, Melissa Matthew Lukeman Phototransformation of the Trifluoromethyl Group in Hydroxybiaryls
Potter, Elizabeth Vlad Zamlynny Investigation of the Adsorption of Benzotriazole on Gold(111) Using Electrochemical Techniques
Yorke, Matthew Matthew Lukeman New Nitrophenyl Acetate Photocages
2006 - Honours
Birnie-Lefcovitch, Simon Vlad Zamlynny Electrochemical Methods to Study Adsorption of Imidazole on Gold (111)
Heath, Raie-Lene Amitabh Jha In Pursuit of Novel Antibacterial Fluoroquinolones
Mendez, Adrian Sharon Roscoe The Incorporation and Release of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins, Carrier Proteins, and Antibiotics from Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Titanium
Read, Stuart Vlad Zamlynny Development and Application of Spectroscopic Techniques for the Characterization of Barrier Films
Wheeler, Michael John Roscoe A Thermodynamic Investigation of the Kinetics of the Reactions of Bromine Atoms with Ethers
2005 - Honours
Brown, Meagan Sharon Roscoe Protein Incorporation and Release from Calcium Phosphate Coatings on Titanium
Davies, Cara Sharon Roscoe Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy and Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Nanobalance Measurements of Protein Adsorption onto Gold
Evans, Genevieve Rita Mihailescu Investigation of the Interactions Between the Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein and it's RNA Target(s) by Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Native Polyacrylamide Electrophoresis
Mills, Rachel John Roscoe The Kinetics of the Reaction of Atomic Bromine with Dimethyl Ether as a Function of Temperature
Ness, Matthew Amitabh Jha 3,5-Bisarylmethylene-4-oxo-piperidine Derivatives as Novel Topoisomerase 2 Inhibitors
Quirk, Amanda Sharon Roscoe Atomic Force Microscopy Study of pH Induced Conformational Changes of Proteins on Au