Tuesday, 24 May 2005: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 216 (Science & Engineering Resource Center)

Organic Chemistry (ORG)

Physical Organic

Organizer:Cecilia H. Marzabadi
Presider:Simon Leung
9:00 AM Efficient Acylation of Benzimidazoles with Esters and Identification of a Tetrahedral Hemiacetal Alkoxide Intermediate
Kenneth J. Fitch
9:20 AM Barbier-Grignard Synthesis and Investigation of Spectral and Electronic Properties of Some Molecules Displaying Extended Conjugation
Rita K. Hessley
9:40 AM Polysulfane Natural Products as Evolved Chemical Warfare Agents
Edyta M. Brzostowska, Alexander Greer
10:00 AM Does nature preferably select macrocycles based upon ring size?
Aaron R. Frank, Nicola S. Farina, Orrette R. Wauchope, Mo Qi, Alexander Greer
10:20 AM Break
10:35 AM UV-Visible Absorption of 10-Chloro-9-Anthraldehyde as a Probe of Hydrogen Bonding in Bioorganic Systems
Josette Crout Seibles
10:55 AM The Concept of Protobranching and its Paradigm Shifting Implications
Matthew D. Wodrich, Paul V. R. Schleyer
11:15 AM Effects of Introducing a Rigid Spacer into Gemini Surfactants: Reversal of the Hofmeister Series and Evidence of ChX- Hydrogen Bonding
Brian P. Regler, Laurence S. Romsted
11:35 AM Determining the distribution of an antioxidant between the oil, interfacial and aqueous regions of food-like emulsions stabilized by C12E6
Krishnan Gunaseelan, Laurence S. Romsted

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