Acknowledgement of Sponsors

The Pacifichem 2015 Organizing Committee along with the symposium organizers, gratefully acknowledge the following companies and organizations for financial and in kind contributions received in support of the Congress.

Pacifichem Contributor

Merck & Co., Inc.

Early Career Chemists Grants
Hilton Hawaiian Village
Hyatt Regency Waikiki
Waikiki Marriott
Starwood Hotels of Hawaii

Advances in Peptide and Protein Chemistry (#6)
American Peptide Society
Australian Peptide Association
CEM Corporation

Synergistic Relationships between Computational Chemistry and Experiment (#9)
Canadian Journal of Chemistry
Canadian Association of Theoretical Chemists
Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary
Office of the Vice-President Research, University of Lethbridge
Office of the Vice-President Research, University of Calgary
Office of the Vice President Research, Dalhousie University

Functional Nucleic Acids: Chemistry, Biology, and Materials Applications (#10)
ChemGenes Corporation
Berry & Associates
TriLink BioTechnologies
New England Biolabs
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry
Glen Research
Life Technologies

Chemistry for Development of Theranostic Radiopharmaceuticals (#11)
Royal Australian Chemical Institute

NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers and Biobased Materials (#12)
ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry
NMR Society of Japan

Organic, Inorganic and Hybrid Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications (#23)
CytoViva: Platinum Level
Materials, MDPI Journal: Gold Level
Particle, Wiley: Silver Level
Nanoscale, RSC: Silver Level
Dr. Allen Siedle, Indiana University: Silver Level
Polymers, MDPI journal: Silver level

Designed pi-Electronic Systems: Synthesis, Properties, Theory and Function (#25)
ACS Division of Organic Chemistry
FUJIFILM Corporation
GLOVEBOX Japan, Inc.
RIGAKU Corporation
TOYO Corporation

Human Exposure to Environmental Contaminants (#26)
Wellington Laboratories Inc.
Canadian Science Publishing

Biosynthesis of Natural Products (#27)
Nature Chemical Biology
Division of Biological Chemistry of the American Chemical Society
ACS Marketing Office
MUTOH Co., Ltd.
Senshu Scientific Co., Ltd.
Eurofins Genomics K. K.
TAKACO Co., Ltd.
JOEL, Ltd.
Matsumikagakukeisoku Co., Ltd.
Royal Society of Chemistry
New England BioLab Canada

Conjugated Polymers for Biological Applications (#43)
Inert (previously Innovative Technologies)

Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC) for Analysis and Purification (#53)
The Green Chemistry Group
ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry

Academic Drug Discovery (#69)
Chembridge Corporation
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
LifeSci Advisors

Molecular Catalysis of Water Splitting Reactions (#76)
Royal Australian Chemical Institute Inorganic Division
ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials
ChemPlusChem, a journal of ChemPubSoc Europe published by Wiley-VCH
Sakuragi Rakagakukikai Co. Ltd.
Sanshin Metal Working Co., Ltd.
Tanaka Holdings Col, Ltd.
MicrotracBEL Corp.
Genent Co., Ltd.
Royal Society of Chemistry
Yale Energy Sciences Institute
Beijing China Education Au-Light Co., Ltd.

Advances in Quantum Monte Carlo (#80)
ACS Division of Physical Chemistry

Heat Shock Proteins: The Next Target in the Disease Frontier (#91)
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Chemistry

Recent Discoveries in the Chemistry of Bismuth and Related Elements (#93)
Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Immunoanalysis: Applications and Trends for Environmental Monitoring and Human Health (#94)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (1R13ES026494-01)

Sustainable Chemistry: Beyond the Bench (#103)
National Science Foundation, Sustainable Chemistry, Engineering, and Materials (SusChEM)
American Chemical Society, Committee on Environmental Improvement (CEI)
American Chemical Society, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division (I&EC)
American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry (ACSenvr)
Green Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry

Advances in Biological Solid-State NMR (#120)
Bruker Biospin
SI Science
Biophysical Society of Canada
The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Society of Japan
Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc.
Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc.
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Doty Scientific, Inc.
REC Materials, Inc.
Ohe Senni, Inc.

Frontiers of Organo-f-element Chemistry (#125)
Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society
Vigor Gas Purification Technologies
Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, a Royal Society of Chemistry Journal
New Journal of Chemistry, a Royal Society of Chemistry Journal
Inorganic Division of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Current Polyurethane Science (#133)
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Progress Toward a Lignocellulosic Biorefinery (#144)
ACS Division of Cellulose & Renewable Materials
Applied Biorefinery Science, LLC

Fragment-based Lead Discovery (#145)
Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc.
Enamine Ltd.
Mestrelab Research, S.L.
ChemBridge Corp.
Pfizer Inc.
Takeda California, Inc.
Monash University
SensíQ Technologies, Inc.

Small Molecule Epigenetic Modulators (#146)
Reaction Biology Corporation
ChemBridge Corporation
Eurofins Pharma Discovery Services/Eurofins Cerep SA

Frontiers in Chromatin Biology and Chemical Epigenetics/Epigenomics (#151)
Reaction Biology Corporation
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry

Monomer Sequence Control: Using Nature’s Strategy to Create 21st Century Polymers (#158)
Bayer Material Science LLC
The Lubrizol Corporation

Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics: Recent Advances in NMR (#181)
Biophysical Society of R.O.C.
Bruker Biospin
Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc.
ISOTEC/Sigma Aldrich
Taiwan Magnetic Resonance Society
Taiwan Proteomics Society

Water-phase Catalysis for Energy and Chemicals Production (#182)
Shell Oil Company
ACS Division of Catalysis Science & Technology

Small Businesses Reaching Out for Market Share: Tool Kit and Success Stories (#185)
ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses
ABR Process Development

Innovative Approaches in Bond-Cleavage and Bond-Forming Reactions at Late Transition-Metal Centres (#186)
Kanto Chemical Co., Inc.
Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.
Nikko Rica Corporation
Sumitomo Chemical
Mitsubishi Chemical Group Science and Technology Research Center, Inc.

Homogeneous Gold Catalysis: Methods, Theories and Applications (#192)
ACS Division of Organic Chemistry

Polymer Interfaces: Design, Structure, Physical Properties and Applications (#194)
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Strategies for Coupling and Decoupling Diverse Molecular Units in the Glycosciences (#201)
American Tokyo Kasei, Inc.
ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry
Circa Group Pty Ltd
Springer International Publishing AG

Chemistry of Molecular Imaging (#215)
MedChem Imaging LLC

Enzymes Essential to Biosphere Health: Bioremediation and Biogeochemical Cycling (#219)
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry

Enzyme Engineering and Biocatalysis Applications (#222)
PROTEO Network for Protein Function, Engineering and Applications
Daicel Corporation

Bioorganic Reaction Mechanisms (#224)
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry

New Antibacterial Agents (#236)
Shionogi & CO., Ltd.
Crestone, Inc.

Molecular Function of Natural Products: Advances towards Chemical Biology (#237)
MEXT (The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (# 23102001):
Chemical Biology of Natural Products: Target ID and Regulation of Bioactivity

Advances in the Medicinal Applications of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Metal Complexes and Azolium Cations (#255)
Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Inorganic Division

Bio/chemical Approaches for Single Cell Biosensing Technologies (#257)
Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd.
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
Biodevice Technology, Ltd.
Sekisui Chemical Col, Ltd.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Self-organization of Membrane Systems (#259)
Namiki Precision Jewel Co., Ltd.
Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc.

Nanoporous Materials for Renewable Energy and Sustainability (#266)
Grace Davison

Frontiers of Iron Chemistry in Biology (#268)
Hokkaido Wako Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd
Hayasaka Rikoh Co., Ltd.

Cooperative Cocatalysis with Two Different Metals (#270)
ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry
Pfizer Pharmatherapeutics R&D

Molecular Design in Medicine: Concept to Commerce (#295)
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.

Advanced Analytical Applications and Technical Developments (#303)
University of Nevada, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

S-block Metal Chemistry (#304)
Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Mechanochemistry and Solvent-free Synthesis (#322)
Canadian Journal of Chemistry
Royal Society of Chemistry
ACS Publications

Green Sustainable Chemistry Education for Tomorrow’s Citizens of the World (#334)
Bayer Material Science LLC
ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable
Royal Society of Chemistry

Non-canonical Approaches to 18F-labeling: New Frontiers in Stable Non-carbon-fluorine Bonds (#337)
Scintomics GmbH
Phelps Family Foundation

Dioxygen Activation Chemistry of Metalloenzymes and Models (#339)
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry
ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry

Bioorthogonal Chemistry: Tools and Applications in Chemical Biology (#343)
New England Biolabs, Inc.

Harmonized Strategy of UHPLC Implementation in Pharmaceutical R&D and CRO/CMO QC Laboratories (#353)
Waters Corporation

Carbenes and Carbenoids in Organic Synthesis (#362)
Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery
Strem Chemicals

Applications of Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy to Chemistry, Biology, and Materials (#370)
Division of Analytical Chemistry of American Chemistry Society
Division of Physical Chemistry of American Chemistry Society

Activation of Small Molecules by Electropositive Metals (#380)
Shell Oil Company
Rigaku Corporation

Drug Conjugates: Approaches to Delivering Active Drugs to Where they are Needed (#385)
Seattle Genetics

Chemistry and Applications of Retinal Proteins: From Microbes to Humans (#395)
Bruker Biospin
University of Guelph
Avanti Lipids
Springer Verlag
Biophysical Society of Canada

Advances in Precision Polymer Synthesis Using Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization (#401)
CSIRO Manufacturing
Wiley (Polymer International)
Zeon Corporation
Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd.

Advances in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (#409)
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology – Division of Physical Science & Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology – Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics
Bright Co., Ltd.
mBRAUN Inertgas-Systeme Gmbh
System Engineers’ Co., Ltd.
HPC Systems, Inc.

Frontier Chemical Applications Using Accelerator Based Photon Sources (#414)
Techno AP
Suga Co.
R-CEC Co., Ltd.

Cognizance of Endangered Elements for Organic Synthesis (#415)
Japan Analytical Industry Co., Ltd.
Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.
Sankyo Kagaku Yakuhin Co., Ltd.
Shimadzu Corporation
JOEL, Ltd.

Recent Advances in Microfluidics for Radiochemical Synthesis (#416)
Sofie Biosciences
Advion, Inc.
Zaiput Flow Technologies

Chemical Biology of Protein-Lipid Modification (#421)
ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry
ACS Division of Biological Chemistry
Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University

Computational Modeling of Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Properties (#423)
Department of Physics, Central Michigan University
Science of Advanced Materials Program, Central Michigan University

New Directions for Sensing Metals in Biology (#424)
Goryo Chemical, Inc.
RACI Inorganic Chemistry Division

Recent Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Studies of Liquid Interfaces (#437)
Tokyo Instruments, Inc.
Coherent, Inc.

Telomeres and other G-quadruplex Structures as Targets for Metallodrugs (#459)
University of Western Sydney, School of Science and Health
Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Inorganic Division
DNA Technology A/S
Nucleic Acids Research

Synthetic Modulators of Protein-Protein Interactions (#461)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company