SELECTED CONTRIBUTED CONFERENCE PAPERS BY MEMBERS OF THE GROUP

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In 2017

Stillman M, Scheller J, Heinlein L, Hartwig A "Binding constants for copper binding to metallothionein: Solving very complicated problems using ESI mass spectrometry" 6th International Symposium on Metallomics, Vienna, Austria, August 14th - 17th, 2017. (Oral Presentation)

Zhang, A. Q. W.; Stillman, M.J. "Computational and spectroscopic studies toward design of chlorophyll derivatives for photodynamic therapy" 6th International Symposium on Metallomics, Vienna, Austria, August 14th - 17th, 2017. (Oral Presentation)

Ott, D. B.; Hartwig, A.; Stillman, M. J."Deeper insight into Fe(III) and Al(III) binding to the shuttle protein serum transferrin using ESI mass spectrometry and circular dichroism" 6th International Symposium on Metallomics, Vienna, Austria, August 14th - 17th, 2017. (Oral Presentation)

Wong, DL; Stillman, MJ. "Anti-Tumour Complex Rh2(OAc)4 and its Interactions with Glutathione and Human Metallothionein". 6th International Symposium on Metallomics, Vienna, Austria, August 14th - 17th, 2017. (Oral Presentation)

Zhang, QW; Yamamoto, S; Kwan, L; Kobayashi, N.; Kimura, M.; Stillman, MJ. "Design of porphyrin dyes using computational and spectroscopic methods for dye-sensitized solar cells" South African Chemical Institute "Inorganic-2017" Hermanus, Western Cape 25th – 29th June 2017. (poster)

Stillman, M.J. “Metallation pathways for the multi-metal binding protein metallothionein: Solving very complicated binding affinity problems using ESI mass spectrometry” South African Chemical Institute "Inorganic-2017" Hermanus, Western Cape 25th – 29th June 2017. (talk)

De Bruin F, Bolton, JJ; Stillman MJ; Beukes D; Antunes E "Carbon-carbon coupling reactions catalysed by palladium nanoparticles supported on the green alga Ulva armoricana" South African Chemical Institute "Inorganic-2017" Hermanus, Western Cape 25th – 29th June 2017. (poster)

Polgar AM, Khadka CB, Azizpoor FM, Cadogan C, Zhang A, Stillman MJ, Weigend F, Corrigan JF “Gold(I) Trimethylsilylchalcogenolate Precursors to Luminescent Mixed Coinage Metal-chalcogenide Clusters” 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2017) Toronto, Ontario, May 28 – June 1, 2017 (oral presentation) (oral presentarion)

Zhang, A.; Stillman, M. J. "Chlorophyll-like compounds for dye-sensitized solar cells." 6th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (CanBIC-6), Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, May 23-27, 2017. (oral presentation)

Ott, D. B.; Hartwig, A.; Stillman, M. J. "Insight into Al3+ and Fe3+ binding competition for the shuttle protein serum transferrin" 6th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (CanBIC-6), Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, May 23-27, 2017. (oral presentarion)

Wong, D.; Stillman, M.J. "Anti-Tumour Complex Rh2(OAc)4 and its Interactions with Glutathione and Human Metallothionein" 6th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (CanBIC-6), Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, May 23-27, 2017. (oral presentation)

Irvine, G.W.; Tan, S.N.; Stillman, M.J. "A “Green” Metallothionein-based Biosensor for the Electrochemical Detection of Arsenic and Mercury" 6th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (CanBIC-6), Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, May 23-27, 2017. (poster presentation)

Zhang, QW, Yamamoto, S, Kwan, L, Kobayashi, N, Kimura, M, Stillman, MJ. "Computational and spectroscopic studies in the design of novel porphyrins for solar cell applications". International Conference on   Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP) 9-Nanjing, China. 2016 July 3-8.

In 2016

Zhang, QW, Yamamoto, S, Kwan, L, Kobayashi, N, Kimura, M, Stillman, MJ. "Computational and spectroscopic studies in the design of novel porphyrins for solar cell applications". International Conference on   Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP) 9-Nanjing, China. 2016 July 3-8

Group members presented six oral presentations at the May 16 - 18th, 2016 Graduate Student Symposium, held at the University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA

"Strangling Metallodrugs: Mechanisms of Drug Resistance by β-Metallothionein rh1" Daisy Wong and Martin J. Stillman

"Metalation Motif of Copper to Metallothionein” by Judith Stefanie Scheller and Martin J. Stillman

"Searching for Metallothionein 2a" by Devika Jayawardena and Martin Stillman

"Low Symmetry Pthalocyanines" by Evan Walters, Martin J. Stillman, Peter Zimcik, and Veronica Novakova

"Computational and Spectroscopic Studies in the Design of Novel Porphyrins for Solar Cell Applications" by Angel Zhang and Martin J. Stillman

"Unraveling the Structure of Apo- metallothionein Using ESI-MS and Selective Cysteine Modification" by Gordon Irvine and Martin Stillman

In 2015

Zhang, QW, Yamamoto, S, Kwan, L, Kobayashi, N, Kimura, M, Stillman, MJ. "Computational and spectroscopic studies in the design of novel porphyrins for solar cell applications". Fallona Family Interdisciplinary Showcase, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Dec 8, 2015

Irvine, GW; Stillman, MJ. "Metalation pathways of human metallothionein 1a and its domains" Fallona Family Interdisciplinary Showcase, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Dec 8, 2015

Irvine, GW*; Pinter, T.B.J.; Stillman, M.J. "Metallothionein metalation pathways: Zinc beads and cadmium clusters" 17th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, July 20-24, 2015, Beijing, China.  (poster)

Wong, DL*; Stillman MJ "Studies of dirhodium(II) tetraacetate with human metallothionein" Running the gauntlet: Interactions of metallodrugs with metallothionein", 17th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, July 20-24, 2015, Beijing, China.  (poster; SLAM oral)

Wong, D. L.*, Stillman, M. J. (July 12 - 16th, 2015) Studies of Dirhodium(II) Tetraacetate with Human Metallothionein, 5th Asian Coordination Chemistry Conference, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.

Pinter, T.B.J.;Stillman, M.J. "Dissecting domain specificity through modeling of domain-domain interactions in metallothionein 1A. " 5th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, Ontario. 2015 May 20-22. (talk)

Irvine, G.W., Pinter, T.B.J and Stillman, M.J.  "Origin of metallothionein versatility: zinc availability, cadmium sequestration and redefining the binding mechanism" 5th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, Ontario. 2015 May 20-22. (talk)

Wong, DL; Stillman MJ "œRhodium (II)  Chemotherapeutics and Human Metallothionein", 5th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, Ontario. 2015 May 20-22.. (talk)

Laakso H.A., Marolda, C., Pinter, T.B.J., Stillman, M.J., and Heinrichs, D.E. (April 1, 2015) SbnI is a novel transcriptional regulator in Staphylococcus aureus. 4th London Health Research Day Conference. London, ON, Canada. Poster presentation by Laakso, H.A.

Pinter, T.B.J.; Stillman, M.J. "The zinc balance: Competitive zinc metallation of carbonic anhydrase and metallothionein 1A." January 25 - 30, 2015, 53rd Metals in Biology Gordon Research Conference. Ventura, California, USA (poster).

Pinter, T.B.J., Jeen, T.Y.; Stillman, M.J. "Challenging domain specificity in metallothionein." Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2015, 19th Bioinorganic Chemistry Gordon Research Seminar. Ventura, CA, USA (talk).

Irvine, G.W and Stillman, M.J. "Exploring the conformations of partially metalated and apo-metallothioneins using covalent labelling" Metals in Biology Gordon Research Conference, January 25-30th, 2015, Venutra, CA

In 2014

Wong, DL; Stillman, M.J. " The Destructive Interaction of Dirhodium(II) Tetraacetate and Human Metallothionein", Shaping Scientific Solutions @ Western Interdisciplinary Communities, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, Dec 2 2014.  (poster)

Wong, DL; Stillman, MJ " The Destructive Interaction of Dirhodium(II) Tetraacetate and Human Metallothionein", 47th Inorganic Discussion Weekend, Nov 14-16th, 2014, Université de Montréal, Montreal. (talk)

Jeen, T; Pinter, T.B.J., Stillman, M.J. " Challenging Domain Specificity: Bioinorganic Metal Distribution in the Two Domains of Metallothionein", Chemistry Research Awards Day, Dept. of Chemistry, U. Saskatchewan, October, 2014 (Ms Jeen won the Runner's Up and People's Choice Awards).

Jeen, T; Pinter, T.B.J., Stillman, M.J. " Challenging Domain Specificity: Bioinorganic Metal Distribution in the Two Domains of Metallothionein", Inorganic Chemistry Exchange (ICE) Workshop, St. John's , Newfoundland , 21-22 Aug., 2014.

Levy, C;. Lewis, B; Stillman, MJ. "Combining magnetic circular dichroism spectra with TD-DFT results to understand the effects of effects of peripheral substituents on the electronic structure of Zn-porphyrins" (abs121616) International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-8), Istanbul , Turkey , June 22-27, 2014.

Wong, DL; Stillman MJ "Running the gauntlet: Interactions of metallodrugs with metallothionein" 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exposition, Vancouver . 1-6 June, 2014.

Pinter, T.B.J., Stillman, M.J. "The competitive zinc metallation of metallothionein in the presence of carbonic anhydrase." 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exposition, Vancouver .  June 1-6, 2014

Jeen, T; Pinter, T.B.J., Stillman, M.J. "Metallation of beta-a Metallothionein", 31st Chemistry Graduate Student Symposium, Buffalo, New York. May 19-21, 2014.

Irvine , GW; Stillman, MJ "Analyzing the structure of apo-metallothionein using ESI-MS and covalent labeling", Chemistry Graduate Student Symposium, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. May 19-21, 2014.

Pinter, T.B.J.*, Stillman, M.J. Determining the Zinc Binding Constants of Metallothionein in the Presence of Carbonic Anhydrase. 31st Chemistry Graduate Student Symposium, Buffalo, New York. May 19-21, 2014.

Wong, D.L.; Stillman. M.J. "Running the Gauntlet: Destruction of Metallodrugs by Human Metallothionein I", Chemistry Graduate Student Symposium, University of Buffalo , Buffalo , New York . May 19-21, 2014.

In 2013

Irvine , GW; Rigby-Duncan, KE; Stillman, MJ "Conformational Analysis of Apo-Metallothionein Using ESI-MS and Molecular Probes.", 12th Int Symp on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry, Guangzhou , China , 3-6 Dec., 2013

Wong, D.L.; Sutherland, D.E.K.; Stillman. M.J. “Running the Gauntlet: Interactions of Organometallodrugs with Metallothionein”, 46th Inorganic Discussion Weekend, York University , Toronto , Ontario . , Nov 8-10th, 2013.

Lewis, B., Jarisz, T., Stillman, M.J. “Effects of peripheral substituents on the electronic structure of Zn-anthraquinonoporphyrins” 46th Inorganic Discussion Weekend, November 8-10th, 2013, York University, Toronto, Ontario.

Pinter, TBJ; Stillman, MJ "Implications of metallothionein in apoenzyme metallation" International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (ICBIC-16), Grenoble, France, 22-26 July, 2013.

Irvine, RW; Stillman, MJ "Using molecular probes to examine the surface topography of apo- and partially metalated metallothionein" 4th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, Ontario, 21st - 25th May, 2013.

Jarisz, TA; Lewis, B; Stillman, MJ "Effects of peripheral substituents on the electronic structure of Zn-anthraquinonoporphyrins" 4th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, Ontario, 21st - 25th May, 2013.

In 2012

Pinter, T.B.J.; Stillman, M.J. "Exploring Metal Transfer between Metallothioneins and Metalloenzymes" Gordon Research Conference – Metals in Biology / Bioinorganic Chemistry Seminar Ventura , California . January 22-29, 2012.

In 2011

Muroya, T.;Takahashi, R.;Hideto Terakado, H.; Kaminaga, M.; Tiedemann, M.; Stillman, M.; Kohzuma, T. “Correlation of Ligand-binding Mechanism and Electronic State of Cytochrome c' by Spectroscopy and X-ray crystallographic analysis”.  Ibaraki conference of The Chemical Society of Japan, Ibaraki University Frontier Research Center for Applied Atomic Sciences (iFRC), Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan. 4th November, 2011.

Takashina, A.; Unno, M.; Tiedemann, M.; Stillman, M.; Kohzuma, T. “Correlation of Ligand-binding Mechanism and Electronic State of Cytochrome c' by Spectroscopy and X-ray crystallographic analysis”.  Ibaraki conference of The Chemical Society of Japan, Ibaraki University Frontier Research Center for Applied Atomic Sciences (iFRC), Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan. 4th Nov, 2011.

Takahide, Y.; Nihei, Y.; Asamura, S.; Sutherland, D.; Stillman, M.; Kohzuma, T. “Additivity of Weak Interaction Effects in Blue Copper Site”, Ibaraki conference of The Chemical Society of Japan, Ibaraki University Frontier Research Center for Applied Atomic Sciences (iFRC), Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan. 4th Nov, 2011.

Stillman, M.J. "Metallation of metallothioneins: Metal dependent protein folding", ICBIC 15, Vancouver , BC . 7th - 13thAugust, 2011.

Sutherland, D.E.K.;  Stillman, M.J.,”Supermetalation of Metallothionien 1a: Evidence for the existence of a low affinity 8th Zn2+/Cd2+ binding site”, 15th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry (ICBIC-15), Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 7 – 12, 2011.

Pinter, T.B.J.; Dodd, E.L.; Bohle, D.S.; Stillman, M.J., “Spectroscopic and theoretical studies of GaPPIX binding to myoglobin", 3rd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (CanBIC-3), Parry Sound, Ontario, May. May 31 – June 3, 2011

Tiedemann M. T., Heinrichs D. E., Stillman M. J., “Mechanistic Studies of the Iron- Regulated Surface Determinant (Isd) Heme Transfer Pathway in Staphylococcus” 3rd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (CANBIC-3), Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, May 31-June 4, 2011

Sutherland, D.E.K.; Stillman, M.J.; “Supermetallation of Metallothionein 1a: Evidence for the existence of a low affinity, 8th Zn2+/Cd2+ binding site”, The 3rd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, ON, Canada, May 31 – June 3, 20111

In 2010

Nihei, Y., Sutherland, D.E.K., Stillman, M.J., Kohzuma, T., "Acidic transition of a blue copper protein, pseudoazurin", 48th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Japan (BSJ48), Sendai, Japan 20-22, Sept. 2010

Tiedemann, M., Pinter, T., Heinrichs, D.E., Stillman, M.J., “Mechanistic studies of the Iron Regulated Surface Determinant (Isd) heme transfer pathway in Staphylococcus aureus”, International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, New Mexico, July 4-10, 2010.

Sutherland, D.E.K., Duncan , K.E.R., Willans, M. Stillman, M.J. “NMR Analysis of the β-domain of Human Metallothionein: Evidence for Supermetallation” Gordon Research Seminar, February 4-7, 2010, Ventura , California .

In 2009

Ngu, T.T.; Stillman, M.J. “Arsenic metalation pathways in metallothioneins”, ICBIC-14, July 25-30, 2009, Nagoya , Japan .

Tiedemann, M.T., Muryoi, N., Heinrichs, D.E., Stillman, M.J. “Demonstration of the iron regulated surface determinant (Isd) heme transfer pathway in Staphylococcus aureus.” ICBIC-14, July 25-30, 2009, Nagoya, Japan.

Sutherland, D.E.K, Stillman M.J. “Noncooperative Cadmium(II) Binding to Human Metallothionein 1a”  ICBIC-14, July 25-30, 2009, Nagoya , Japan.

Tiedemann, M.T., Muryoi, N., Heinrichs, D.E., Stillman, M.J. “Heme Transfer Pathway in Staphylococcus aureus using Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry and Magnetic Circular Dichroism spectroscopy.” 2nd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, 26-29 May, 2009, Parry Sound, Ontario.

Hewson, C. J.; Tiedemann, M. T.; Stillman, M. J. “Spectroscopic Properties of Myoglobin as a Function of Axial Ligand.”  2nd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, 26-29 May, 2009, Parry Sound, Ontario.

Lee, J.A.; Ngu, T.T.; Rushton, M.K.; Stillman, M.J. “The Arsenic Metallation Pathway in Seaweed Fucus Vesiculosus Metallothionein.”  2nd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, 26-29 May, 2009, Parry Sound, Ontario.

Pinter, T.B.J.; Lee, J.A.; Ngu, T.T.; Stillman, M.J. “Domain Dependence of the Arsenic Metalation of Metallothionein.”  2nd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, 26-29 May, 2009, Parry Sound, Ontario.

Sutherland, D.E.K., Stillman, M.J. “Metallation properties of β- and βα-human metallothionein.”  2nd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, 26-29 May, 2009, Parry Sound, Ontario.

In 2008

Tiedemann, M.T., Muryoi, N., Heinrichs, D.E., Stillman, M.J. “Demonstration of the iron regulated surface determinant heme transfer pathway in Staphylococcus aureus.” Inorganic Discussion Week. St. Catherines, ON., Nov. 28-30, 2008.

Sutherland, D.E.K., Stillman, M.J. “Noncooperative metallation in metallothioneins”.  Inorganic Discussion Week. St. Catherines, ON., Nov. 28-30, 2008.

Sutherland, D.E.K., Stillman, M.J. “Metal thiolate cluster motifs in the protein metallothionein”, Tohoku University Global Center of Excellence (COE) Summer School, Sendai, Japan, Aug. 18-20, 2008.

Tiedemann, M.T., Heinrichs,D.E., Muryoi,N., Stillman, M.J. “Iron acquisition in the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus”. Fifth International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-5) Moscow, Russia July 6 -11, 2008.

Magee, C.; Stillman, M.J. “Magnetic Circular Dichroism and Molecular Modeling Studies of a Zinc Helicenocyanine  5th International conference on porphyrins and phthalocyanines.  6-11th July, 2008, Moscow.

Tiedemann, M.T., Muryoi, N., Heinrichs, D.E., Stillman, M.J. “Iron Acquisition in the Pathogenic Bacteria Staphylococcus aureus.” Western Engineering & Science Research Showcase 2008, London , ON., Jan. 25, 2008

In 2007

Tiedemann, M.T., Muryoi, N., Heinrichs, D.E., Stillman, M.J. “Characterization of heme binding and spectroscopy in Isd proteins in Staphylococcus aureus.” Inorganic Discussion Weekend, Toronto , ON., Canada , Nov. 2-4, 2007.

Sutherland, D.E.K., Stillman, M.J. “Non-cooperative binding of cadmium to the beta domain of human metallothionein” Inorganic Discussion Weekend, Toronto, ON, Canada, Nov. 2 – 4, 2007.

Ngu, T.T., Rushton, M.K., and Stillman, M.J. "The mechanism of arsenic binding to one- and two-domain metallothioneins" 13th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Vienna , Austria , July 15-20, 2007.

Pluym, M., Vermeiren, C., Heinrichs, D.E., Stillman, M.J. “ Magnetic circular dichroism study of the Isd heme scavenging proteins of Staphylococcus aureus.” 1st Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound , ON , May 22-25, 2007.

Ngu, T.T., Rushton, M.K., and Stillman, M.J. "The mechanism of arsenic binding to one- and two-domain metallothioneins" 13th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Vienna , Austria , July 15-20, 2007.

Ngu, T.T., Rushton, M.K., and Stillman, M.J. "Arsenic binding to one- and two-domain metallothioneins" 1st Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry, Parry Sound, ON, May 22-25, 2007.

Duncan, K. E. R., and Stillman, M. J. “Non-cooperative metal binding to the alpha domain of human metallothionein” 39th Inorganic Discussion Weekend, October 2006, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON.

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