Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

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93 Matta, C. F. “Localization-Delocalization Matrices”, 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr – 2017), Hyderabad, India (21-28 August 2017). Oral (invited)
92 Matta, C. F. “Molecules as Networks”, CECAM Discussion Meeting – Quantum Crystallography: Current Developments and Future Perspectives, Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire, Nancy, France (19-20 June 2017). Oral (invited)
91 Cook, R. L.; Matta, C. F. “Localization-delocalization Matrices (LDM): A Source for Electron Density Based Descriptors for Use in Physical and Biological Modeling”, 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2017), Toronto, ON, Canada, (28 May – 1 June 2017). Oral (invited)
90 Massa, L.; Timm, M.; Huang, L., Matta, C. F. “Electron Localization/ Delocalization Matrices (LDMs) and the Electron-density-weighted Connectivity Matrices of a Large Molecule from Fragments: The Challenging Case of a Finite Graphene Nanoribbon”, 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2017), Toronto, ON, Canada, (28 May – 1 June 2017).  Oral (invited)
89 Monteserín-Castanedo, L. A.; Matta, C. F. “Does the Thermodynamic Stability of Canonical Nucleosides over Non-Canonical Nucleosides a Possible Driver in Early Evolution?”, 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2017), Toronto, ON, Canada, (28 May – 1 June 2017). Poster
88 Monteserín-Castanedo, L. A.; Lamar, A. S.; Matta, C. F. “A Computational Study of Genoprotection by Natural Products found in Phyllanthus Orbicularis K Extract”, 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2017), Toronto, ON, Canada, (28 May – 1 June 2017). Poster
87 Matta, C. F. “What Happens to Chemical Bond when the Identity of an Atom Changes due to a Nuclear Transmutation? A Case Study”, ChemBond 2016: Chemical Bonding in Position Space, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany, (27 Nov. – 1 Dec., 2016). Oral (invited)
86 Massa, L.; Polkosnik, W.; Matta, C. F.; Huang, L. “A revolutionary idea in context of x-ray quantum crystallography (QCr) and the kernel energy method (KEM)”, 44th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM 2016) of the American Chemical Society, Riverdale, New York, USA, (9-12 June, 2016). Oral
85 Matta, C. F.; Terrabuio, L. A.; Haiduke, R. L. A. “Diuorodiazirine (CF2N2): A Quantum Mechanical Study of the Electron Density in the Ground- and Excited-Electronic States”, 99th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2016), Halifax, NS, Canada, (5-9 June, 2016). Oral
84 Matta, C. F.; Sumar, I.; Cook, R.; Ayers, P. W. “Electron Localization-Delocalization Matrices (LDM): Definition and Applications”, 99th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2016), Halifax, NS, Canada, (5-9 June, 2016). Oral
83 Arabi, A. A.; Matta, C. F. “Average Electron Densities and Electrostatic Potentials of the Nonclassical Bioisosteric Groups in Acetic Acid and Methylsquarate”, 99th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2016), Halifax, NS, Canada, (5-9 June, 2016). Oral
82 Matta, C. F. “Graph Theoretical Molecular Fingerprinting starting from Electron Density Distributions”, 2016 Canadian Chemical Crystallography Workshop (Canadian National Committee for Crystallography) – Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada, (May 30th – June 3rd) Oral (invited)
81 Terrabuio, L. A.; Haiduke, R. L. A.; Matta, C. F. “Diuorodiazirine (CF2N2) in the Ground- and Excited-Electronic States: A Study of the Electron Density”, L’INRS – 2016 Symposium on Molecules and Laser Fields (Andre D. Bandrauk Honorary Symposium), Orford, Québec, Canada, (4-7 may 2016). Oral (invited)
80 Terrabuio, L. A.; Haiduke, R. L. A.; Matta, C. F. “Difluorodiazirine (CF2N2): A Comparative Quantum Mechanical  Study of the First Triplet and First Singlet Excited States”, L’INRS – 2016 Symposium on Molecules and Laser Fields (Andre D. Bandrauk Honorary Symposium), Orford, Québec, Canada, (4-7 may 2016). Poster (invited)
79 Sumar, I.; Cook, R.; Ayers, P. W.; Matta, C. F. “From Chemical Graph Theory to the Electronic Structure Fingerprinting of Localization-Delocalization Matrices (LDMs) and of Electron Density-Weighted Adjacency Matrices (EDWAMs), The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (PACIFICHEM) 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, (15-20 Dec. 2015). Oral (invited)
78 Matta, C. F. “Anneaux-en-molécules: Aromaticité comme distance de similarité à la matrice de localisation et délocalisation (LDM) du benzène” (Rings-in-Molecules: Aromaticity as similarity distance to the localization-delocalization matrix of benzene), Chitel 2015 (Quitel XLI (41)): Congress of Theoretical Chemists of Latin Expression; Turin, Italy (26-31 July 2015). Oral [in French]
77 Sumar, I.; Cook, R.; Ayers, P. W.; Matta, C. F. “Las matrices de localización-deslocalización (LDM): Un puente conceptual entre la teoría química de los grafos y la teoría cuántica de los átomos en moléculas” (Localization-delocalization matrices: A bridge between chemical graph theory and the quantum theory of atoms in molecules), Chitel 2015 (Quitel XLI (41)): Congress of Theoretical Chemists of Latin Expression; Turin, Italy (26-31 July 2015). Poster [in Spanish]
76 Matta, C. F. “Electron localization-delocalization matrices (LDMs): Recent developments”, Sagamore XVIII Conference on Charge, Spin and Momentum Densities (CSMD), International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), IUCr Commission on Charge, Spin and Momentum Densities; Santa Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, Italy (7-12 June 2015). Oral (invited)
75 Sumar, I.; Cook, R.; Ayers, P. W.; Matta, C. F. “Rings-in-Molecules: Aromaticity as a Similarity Distance to the Localization-Delocalization Matrix (LDM) of Benzene”, Sagamore XVIII Conference on Charge, Spin and Momentum Densities (CSMD), International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), IUCr Commission on Charge, Spin and Momentum Densities; Santa Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, Italy (7-12 June 2015). (North American Travel Grant IUCr Award for graduate student Ismat Sumar to present his work at the conference). Poster (Award)
74 Matta, C. F. “The molecular electron density: From topography and topology to abstract art” 3rd International Interdisciplinary Symposium, CroArtScia2015 – Technological Innovations: Art & Science (27–30 May 2015), Zagreb, Croatia. Oral (invited)
73 Matta, C. F. “The definition of electron localization-delocalization matrices (LDMs) & their use as electronic fingerprinting tool in QSAR & molecular similarity”, 10th Congress of the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (WATOC 2014); Santiago, Chile (5-10 Oct. 2014). Oral (invited)
72 Timm, M.; Matta, C. F. “The Evolution of Chemical Bonding over the Nuclear Transmutation Reaction Path”, Third Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials; Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8-10 June 2014). Oral (invited)
71 Timm, M. J.; Matta, C. F. “Primary Retention following Nuclear Recoil in β-Decay: Proposed Synthesis of a Metastable Rare Gas Oxide (38ArO4) from (38ClO4) and the Evolution of Chemical Bonding over the Nuclear Transmutation Reaction Path”, 39th Annual Science Atlantic / CIC Student Chemistry Conference ChemCon2014, Science Atlantic, Acadia University (22-24 May 2014). [Science Atlantic Communication Award for best student presentation]. Oral
70 Sumar, I.; Ayers, P. W.; Matta, C. F. “Definition and some Uses of Localization/Delocalization Matrices (LDMs)”, Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr-2014), Montreal, Canada (5-12 Aug. 2014). Poster
69 Sumar, I.; Ayers, P. W.; Matta, C. F. “Definition and some Uses of Localization/Delocalization Matrices (LDMs)”, Third Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8-10 June 2014). Poster
68 Matta, C. F.; Huang, L.; Lou Massa, L. “A Graphene Flake Under External Electric Fields Reconstructed From Field-Perturbed Kernels”, Third Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8-10 June 2014). Poster (invited)
67 Matta, C. F. “Some Effects of Electric Fields on Bonding and Reactivity”, Symposium: Advances in Quantum Chemical Topology, Mexico City, Mexico (7-10 Oct., 2013). Oral (invited)
66 Matta, C. F. “Computational Investigations of Field Effects on Chemical Bonding and Reactivity”, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Electron Distribution and Chemical Bonding: Pushing the Limits of Experimental and Theoretical Charge and Spin Density Studies, Les Diablerets, Switzerland (2-7 June, 2013). Oral (invited)
65 Matta, C. F., Sowlati-Hashjin, S. “Properties of the Chemical Bond under External Electric Fields in Homonuclear and Heteronuclear Diatomics”, 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2013), Québec, QC, Canada, (26-30 May, 2013). Oral (invited)
64 Sowlati-Hashjin, S.; Matta C. F.; Bandrauk, A. D. “Dipole Moment Surface of the CH4 + X → CH3 + HX (X = F, Cl) Reactions from Atomic Dipole Moment Surfaces, and the Origin of the Sharp Peak in the Dipole Moment near the Transition State”, 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2013), Québec, QC, Canada, (26-30 May, 2013). Oral (invited)
63 L. Massa; Matta, C. F.; Keith, T. A. “Topological Properties of the Electron Density: Examples from Quantum Chemistry and Quantum Crystallography”, 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2013), Québec, QC, Canada, (26-30 May, 2013). Oral (invited)
62 Matta, C. F.; Sowlati-Hashjin, S. “The Chemical Bond under External Electric Fields: A Quantum Chemical Study of Diatomics”, The 39th International Congress of Theoretical Chemists of Latin Expression, Granada, Spain (30 June – 5 July 2013). Oral [In Spanish]
61 Matta, C. F.; Huang, L.; Massa, L. “A graphene flake under external electric fields reconstructed from field-perturbed kernels”, Symposium: Advances in Quantum Chemical Topology, Mexico City, Mexico (7-10 Oct. 2013). Poster[In Spanish]
60 Matta, C. F.; Huang, L.; Massa, L. “A graphene flake under external electric fields reconstructed from field-perturbed kernels”, The 39th International Congress of Theoretical Chemists of Latin Expression, Granada, Spain (30 June – 5 July 2013). Poster[In Spanish]
59 Matta, C. F.; Huang, L.; Massa, L. “A graphene flake under external electric fields reconstructed from field-perturbed kernels”, The 39th International Congress of Theoretical Chemists of Latin Expression, Granada, Spain (30 June – 5 July 2013). Poster[In Spanish]
58 Matta, C. F.; Arabi, A. A.; Sowlati-Hashjin, S.; Bandrauk, A. D. “The Effect of Strong External Electric Fields on Reactions Involving Proton and Hydrogen Atom Transfer”, First Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials; Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8, 9 June 2012). Oral (invited)
57 Matta,C. F.; Arabi, A. A.; Sowlati-Hashjin, Bandrauk, A. D. “L’effet des champs externes sur les chemins de réaction impliquant le transfert d’hydrogène ou de proton”, 80e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Colloque : Simulations numériques en chimie et biochimie, Montréal, QC, Canada (7-11 May 2012). Oral (invited)[in French]
56 Sowlati-Hashjin, S.; Matta, C. F.; Bandrauk, A. D. “Atomic Origins of the Dipole and Polarizability Enhancement Near the Transition States of X + H-CH3 –> XH + CH3 (X=F, Cl)”, 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2012), Calgary, Canada (26–30 May 2012). Poster
55 Sowlati-Hashjin, S.; Matta, C. F. “Are Extended Structures Based on C52– Viable?”, 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference (CSC 2012), Calgary, Canada (26–30 May 2012). Poster
54 Matta, C. F.; Wallace, S.; Huang, L.; Massa, L.; Bernal, I. “New Structures of Hydronium Cation Clusters”, First Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8, 9 June 2012). Poster
53 Matta, C. F.; Bendeif, E.-E.; Stradiotto, M.; Fertey, P.; Lecomte, C. “Can a Formally Zwitterionic Rhodium(I) Complex Emulate the Charge Density of a Cationic Rhodium(I) Complex? A Combined Synchrotron X-Ray and Theoretical Charge Density Study”, First Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8, 9 June 2012). Poster
52 Huang, L.; Matta, C. F.; Massa, L. “Anionic Hydrogen Clusters () as a Chemical Source of Diffuse Interstellar Bands and Possible Candidates for Hydrogen Storage”, First Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8, 9 June 2012). Poster
51 Matta, C. F.; Arabi, A. A.; Sowlati-Hashjin, S.; Bandrauk, A. D. “The Effect of Strong External Electric Fields on Reactions Involving Proton and Hydrogen Atom Transfer”, First Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8, 9 June 2012). Poster
50 Matta, C. F.; Massa, L.; Keith T. A. “Richard F. W. Bader (1932-2012): The Pioneer of the Topological Analysis of the Charge Density and of the Quantum Theory of Atoms in molecules (QTAIM)”, First Changsha International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry with Materials, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China (8, 9 June 2012). Poster
49 Matta, C. F. “An Introduction to the Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules. Part I: The Foundations”, 2011 International School on Charge Density – Theory and Practice, International Union of Crystallography & Zaragoza University, Jaca, Huesca, Spain (Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2011). Oral (invited)
48 Matta, C. F. “An Introduction to the Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules. Part II: Applications”, 2011 International School on Charge Density – Theory and Practice, International Union of Crystallography & Zaragoza University, Jaca, Huesca, Spain (Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2011). Oral (invited)
47 Matta, C. F. “A Practical Tutorial on the Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules”, 2011 International School on Charge Density – Theory and Practice, International Union of Crystallography & Zaragoza University, Jaca, Huesca, Spain (Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2011). Oral (invited)
46 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F. “Effects of Electric Fields on the Double Proton transfer in Formic Acid Dimer”, 11th Annual CERMM (Centre for Research in Molecular Modeling) Symposium, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada (4-5 June 2011). Oral
45 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F. “Effects of Electric Fields on the Double Proton transfer in Formic Acid Dimer”, 94th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2011), Montréal, Canada, (5-9 June 2011). Oral
44 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F. “Effects of Electric Fields on the Double Proton transfer in Formic Acid Dimer”, 36th Annual APICS-CIC (Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences – Chemical Institute of Canada) Chemistry Conference (ChemCon 2011), University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada (20-22 May 2011). Oral
43 Matta C. F. “Hydrogen-Hydrogen Bonding: A Stabilizing Interaction in Molecules and Crystals”, Central European School on Physical Organic Chemistry: Intermolecular Interactions and Molecular Recognition, Wroclaw, Poland (8-12 June 2010). Oral (invited)
42 Matta, C. F. Conference keynote speaker: “From the Electron Density to Biological Activity: Recent Examples”, Atlantic Computational Life Sciences Challenges Workshop, organized by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) – Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada (14 Nov. 2009). Oral (invited)
41 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F. “Effect of External Electric Fields on Proton Transfer in the Formic Acid Dimer”, 10th Atlantic Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (ATCS), University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada (17-19 July 2009). Oral
40 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F., Weaver, D. F. “Geometrical Similarity of the Disposition of the Electrostatic Potential of Tetrazole and Carboxylic Group at the Root of their Bioisosteric Relationship”, 7th Canadian Computational Chemistry Conference (CCCC 7), Halifax, Canada (20-24 July 2009). Poster
39 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F. “Where is Electronic Energy Released from the Gas-Phase Hydrolysis of ATP?”, 92nd Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2009), Hamilton, Canada (30 May – 3 June 2009). (2nd Graduate Student Poster Prize of the CIC Physical Chemistry Division). Poster
38 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F. “Where is Electronic Energy Released from the Gas-Phase Hydrolysis of ATP?”, 34th Annual Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences ­­­­- Chemical Institute of Canada APICS/CIC Undergraduate Chemistry Conference, Saint Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Canada (14-16 May 2009). Poster
37 Matta, C. F. “Electron-Density Derived Descriptors in QSAR”, Latest Advances in Drug Discovery Design & Planning Methods, eCheminfo Workshop, Oxford, UK (21-25 July 2008). Oral(invited)
36 Matta, C. F., Boyd, R. J. “A QTAIM Study of DNA Bases”, The VIII Girona Seminar on Aromaticity: Basics and Applications, The University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain (7 – 10 July 2008). Oral (invited)
35 Massa, L.; Matta, C. F. “The Transition State for Formation of the Peptide Bond in the Ribosome”, The 5th European Charge Density Meeting, Gravedona, Italy (6-11 June 2008). Oral & Poster
(invited) 
34 Matta, C. F. “The Energies of Atoms in Molecules and their Changes in Response to Bond Dissociation and Conformational Change”, Workshop on X-ray Spectroscopies, Lausanne, Switzerland (30 Jan. – 2 Feb. 2008). Oral (invited)
33 Matta C. F. “Some Aspects of Aromaticity within the Framework of Theory of Atoms in Molecules”, Special Seminar to Celebrate the 70th Birthday of Professor Tadeusz Marek Krygowski, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Poland (9 Feb. 2008). Oral (invited)
32 Matta, C. F., Massa, L. “An Electron Density Study of the Mechanism of Peptide Bond Formation in the Ribosome”, The American Chemical Society (ACS) 236th National Meeting and Exposition, Philadelphia, USA (17-21 Aug. 2008). Oral
31 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F. “Atomic Partitioning of the Energy of Reaction: The Hydrolysis of a Fuel Biological Molecule, Adenosine 5’-Triphosphate (ATP)”, 8th Atlantic Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (ATCS), Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS, Canada (13-15 Aug. 2008). Oral
30 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F., “Atomic Partitioning of the Bond Dissociation Energy of First to Third Row Molecules”, Research Day, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Canada (Aug. 2008). Oral
29 Matta, C. F., Arabi, A. A.; “Atomic Partitioning of the Energy of Reaction: The Hydrolysis of Adenosine 5’-Triphosphate (ATP)”, The 5th European Charge Density Meeting (ECDM5) in Conjunction with DFG 1178 Annual Meeting, Gravedona, Italy (6-11 June 2008). Poster
28 Massa, L.; Matta, C. F. “The Transition State for Formation of the Peptide Bond in the Ribosome”, The 5th European Charge Density Meeting (ECDM5) in Conjunction with DFG 1178 Annual Meeting, Gravedona, Italy (6-11 June 2008). Oral & Poster
27 Matta, C. F. “Bond dissociation in biological molecules: Insight from the Theory of Atoms in Molecules”, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Electron Distribution and Chemical Bonding: Dynamics and Densities, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA (1-6 July, 2007). Oral (invited)
26 Arabi, A. A., Matta, C. F., “The Role of Mg2+ in the Dissociation of High Energy Phosphate Bonds”, Research Day, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Canada (Aug. 2007). Oral
25 Matta, C. F.; Castillo, N.; Boyd, R. J. “An Atomic Basis for Vibrationless Bond Dissociation Enthalpies in Hydrocarbons”, 89th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2006), Halifax, Canada (27–31 May 2006). Oral
24 Zhurova, E.; Matta, C. F.; Wu, N.; Zhurov, V.; Pinkerton, A. “Experimental and Theoretical Charge Density Study of Estrone”. The 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA 2006), Honolulu, USA (22-27 July 2006). Poster
23 Feng, X.; Matta, C. F.; Ban, F.; Stuart Grossert, J.; Weaver, D. F. “Electron spray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Studies on Interactions between Lithium and Other Group 1 Cations with Biologically-Active Amines and Neurotransmitters”, 54th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Seattle, USA (28 May – 1 June 2006). Poster
22 Taylor, A.; Matta, C. F.; Boyd, R. J. “An Atoms-In-Molecules Study of the Solvated Electron”, 89th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition, Halifax, Canada (27-31 May 2006). Poster
21 Castillo, N.; Matta, C. F.; Grabowski, S.; Boyd, R. J. “An Atomic Basis for the Barrier to Rotation Around the Carbon-Carbon Single Bond in1-fluoro-2-[(Z)-2-fluorovinyl]benzene”, 89th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition, Halifax, Canada (27-31 May 2006). Poster
20 Wolstenholme, D.J.; Matta, C.F.; Cameron, T.S.; “Experimental and Theoretical Electron Density Study of a Highly Twisted Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon: 4-Methyl-[4] Helicene”, 23rd European Crystallographic Meeting (ECM-23), Leuven, Belgium (6-11 Aug. 2006). Poster
19 Boyd R. J., Matta C. F., Castillo N. “Characterization of Extended Weak Bonding in DNA: pi-Stacking (Base-Base), Base-Backbone, and Backbone-Backbone Interactions”; International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (ICCMSE 2005), Korinthos, Greece (21-26 Oct. 2005). Oral (invited)
18 Boyd R.J., Matta C.F., Pearson J.K. “Computational Studies on Amino Acids and DNA Components”, 88th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition (CSC 2005), Saskatoon, Canada (28 May – 1 June 2005). Oral
17 Bandrauk A.D., E.-W. S. Sedik, Matta C.F. “Laser Control of Reaction Paths in Laser-Induced Chemical and Ion Molecule Reactions”, 10th International Conference on Multiphoton Processes, Orford, QC, Canada (9-14 Oct. 2005). Poster
16 Matta, C. F. “Computational chemistry: A powerful and inexpensive tool for basic and applied research in the life sciences”; BioVision 2004, The World Biological Forum’s Annual Conference, Alexandria, Egypt (Apr. 3-5, 2004). Oral
15 Matta, C. F.; Boyd, R. J. “Effects of dimerization and ionization on the electron density distributions of DNA bases”, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Electron Distribution & Chemical Bonding: The Chemical Bond – Densities & Dynamics, Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA (4-9 July 2004). Poster
14 Bandrauk, A. D.; Sedik, E. W.; Matta C. F.; “Effect of Laser Phase on Reaction Paths in Laser-Induced Chemical Reactions”, 15th Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada (10-14 July 2004). Poster
13 Dobrin, S., Harikumar, R. K.; Matta, C.F.; Petsalakis, I. D; Polanyi, J. C.; Theodorakopoulos, G. “Reactions of dibromo-benzenes and dibromo-xylenes at Si(111) followed one molecule at a time”; Pre-American Physical Society Workshop on Nanoscience and Nanostructured Materials, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montreal, QC, Canada (19-20 March 2004). (Best Poster Award). Poster
12 Matta, C. F.; Guest panelist of the quarterly Toronto Area Drug Discovery Discussions (TAD3) Meeting on “Solubility”, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada (30 Sept. 2003). (Organizers: Prof. L. Kotra, Advanced Chemistry Development Inc. (ACD), & Affinuim Pharmaceutical Co.) Oral (invited)
11 Matta C. F., Polanyi, J. C. “Effect of adatom-to-adatom separation on the reactivity of 1,4-dihalobenzenes in reactions on Si(111)7×7 surfaces”, 5th Canadian Computational Chemistry Conference(CCCC5-2003), Toronto, Canada (27-30 July 2003). Poster
10 Matta, C. F., Bader, R. F. W. “Atomic and group properties of the genetically-encoded amino acids and their correlations to physicochemical and biological properties”, Chemical Biophysics Symposium 2002, University of Toronto, Canada (12-14 April 2002). Poster
9 Matta, C.F. “The Properties of PEO, Enkephalins, and Morphine from Fragments” 222nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, USA (27 August 2001). Oral
8 Matta, C.F. “Theoretical synthesis of opioids from fragments”, 19th Annual Graduate Students’ Symposium, University at Buffalo – The State University of New York, NY, USA (16-17 May 2001). Oral
7 Matta, C.F. “The properties of morphine, PET, and enkephalin from fragments”, Graduate Student Day, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada (6 March 2001). (Poster Award). Poster
6 Matta, C.F. “The properties of morphine, PET, and enkephalin from fragments”, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Electron Distribution and Chemical Bonding, Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA (8-13 July 2001). Poster
5 Matta C.F., Hernández-Trujillo, J. “Aromaticity in polycyclic arenes as a manifestation of the delocalisation of the Fermi hole”, 14th Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (4-9 Aug. 2001). Poster
4 Hernández-Trujillo, J., Matta, C. F. “Aromaticity of polyarenes as a manifestation of the delocalization of the Fermi hole”, XLIV National Physics Conference of México (XLIV Congreso Nacional de Física), Morelia, Michoacán, México (Oct. 2001). Poster
3 Bader, R.F.W.; Matta, C.F. “Dielectric polarization”, 41st Sanibel Symposium: Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida, USA (24 Feb. – 2 Mar. 2001). Poster
2 Matta, C.F.; Bader, R.F.W. “The theory of the scanning tunneling microscope as the union of two proper open systems”, Surface Canada 2000: The 17th Canadian Conference on Surface Science, London, ON, Canada (21-24 May 2000). Poster
1 H. M. Harrison, C. Cow, S. Sun, J. Britten, C. F. Matta “Crystal structures of 3,4,7,8-tetramethylglycoluril and acyl derivatives, models for polyketide biosynthesis”, 80th Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition, Windsor, ON, Canada (1-4 June 1997). Oral

 



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