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 Academic advisor for all undergraduate chemistry specializations

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Curriculum Vitae

B.Sc., Western Ontario (1972); Ph.D., Alberta (S. Masamune, 1976); Postdoctoral, Alberta (S. Masamune, 1976-77). Catalyst Award for National Excellence in Chemistry Teaching (1997); Chemical Institute of Canada Chemical Education Award (2006).

Publications

1999

Dong, R. Y. ; Bates, G. S. ; Shen, X. Can Global Target Analysis Of The Splitting And Spin Relaxation From A Ring-Deuterated Mesogen Produce Dynamical Information?. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section a-Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 1999, 331, 2003-2013.

1994

Chandrakumar, T. ; Zimmerman, D. S. ; Bates, G. S. ; Burnell, E. E. Comparison Of Short-Range Interactions In Nematic Liquid-Crystals - A H-2-Nmr Study Of 5Cb-D(19) As A Solute. Liquid Crystals 1994, 17, 457-485.

1991

Fryzuk, M. D. ; Bates, G. S. ; Stone, C. Preparation And Isomerization Of 1-Phenylseleno 1,3-Dienes. Journal of Organic Chemistry 1991, 56, 7201-7211.
Bailey, A. L. ; Bates, G. S. Synthesis Of Isocyano And (Haloalkynyl) Biphenyls - New Thermotropic Liquid-Crystals. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 1991, 198, 417-428.

1989

Bailey, A. L. ; Bates, G. S. ; Burnell, E. E. ; Hoatson, G. L. Orientational Ordering In Nematic Liquid-Crystals 1Cb-D11 Dissolved In 5Cb-D6. Liquid Crystals 1989, 5, 941-952.

1988

Fryzuk, M. D. ; Bates, G. S. ; Stone, C. Transition-Metal Dienyls In Organic-Synthesis - Dienyl Transfer-Reactions From Zirconium To Phosphorus And To Boron. Journal of Organic Chemistry 1988, 53, 4425-4426.
Bailey, A. L. ; Bates, G. S. A Convenient, High-Yielding Preparation Of 1,1,1-Trideuterioethane. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals 1988, 25, 1267-1271.
Hoatson, G. L. ; Bailey, A. L. ; vanderEst, A. J. ; Bates, G. S. ; Burnell, E. E. H-2-Nmr Studies Of Flexibility And Orientational Order In Nematic Liquid-Crystals. Liquid Crystals 1988, 3, 683-694.

1987

Bates, G. S. ; Burnell, E. E. ; Hoatson, G. L. ; Palffymuhoray, P. ; Weaver, A. Orientational Order Of Rod-Like And Disk-Like Solutes In The Nematic Liquid-Crystal 5Cb. Chemical Physics Letters 1987, 134, 161-165.
Weaver, A. ; vanderEst, A. J. ; Rendell, J. C. T. ; Hoatson, G. L. ; Bates, G. S. ; Burnell, E. E. Orientation Mechanisms For Small Solutes In The Nematic Liquid-Crystal 5Cb-Alpha, Beta-D4. Liquid Crystals 1987, 2, 633-642.
Bates, G. S. ; Fryzuk, M. D. ; Stone, C. Convenient Synthesis And Cycloaddition Reactions Of 2-Phenylseleno-1,3-Butadiene And 2-Trialkylstannyl-1,3-Butadienes. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie 1987, 65, 2612-2617.

1986

Bates, G. S. ; Beckmann, P. A. ; Burnell, E. E. ; Hoatson, G. L. ; Palffymuhoray, P. Deuteron Nuclear-Magnetic-Resonance And Orientational Order In Binary-Mixtures Of Liquid-Crystals. Molecular Physics 1986, 57, 351-357.
Frisken, B. J. ; Carolan, J. F. ; Palffymuhoray, P. ; Perenboom, J. ; Bates, G. S. Squid Susceptibility Measurements On 5Cb. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 1986, 3, 57-62.
Fryzuk, M. D. ; Bates, G. S. ; Stone, C. Transition-Metal Dienyls In Organic-Synthesis - A Convenient Preparation Of Sigma-Bonded Tin And Zirconium Dienyls. Tetrahedron Letters 1986, 27, 1537-1540.

1985

Eldridge, J. E. ; Homes, C. C. ; Bates, F. E. ; Bates, G. S. Far-Infrared Powder Absorption-Measurements Of Some Tetramethyltetraselenafulvalene Salts [(Tmtsf)2X]. Physical Review B 1985, 32, 5156-5162.
Eldridge, J. E. ; Bates, G. S. The Far-Infrared Properties Of (Tmtsf)2Pf6 And (Tmtsf)2Clo4 At 6K. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 1985, 119, 183-190.
Bates, G. S. ; Ramaswamy, S. A Formal[1,3]Sigmatropic Reaction Involving Free-Radical Intermediates - A Mechanistic Investigation. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie 1985, 63, 745-754.

1983

Bates, G. S. ; Ramaswamy, S. 2,2-Bis(Ethylthio)Ethanenitrile - Preparation And Use As A One Or 2 Carbon Nucleophile. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie 1983, 61, 2006-2009.
Bates, G. S. ; Ramaswamy, S. Enamines Of 2,2-Bis(Ethylthio)Ethanal - A Convenient Route To Gamma-Keto Crotonate Derivatives. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie 1983, 61, 2466-2475.

1981

Bates, G. S. ; Odoherty, J. Phase-Transfer Catalyzed-Hydrolysis Of Thioacetals Using Pyridinium Hydrobromide Perbromide. Journal of Organic Chemistry 1981, 46, 1745-1747.
Bates, G. S. ; Ramaswamy, S. A Thermal [1,3] Sigmatropic Rearrangement - Thermolysis Of 2,2-Bis(Ethylthio)-3,3-Dimethyl-4-Pentenal. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie 1981, 59, 3120-3122.

1980

Bates, G. S. ; Varelas, M. A. A Mild, General Preparation Of N-Acyl Aziridines And 2-Substituted 4(S)-Benzyloxazolines. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie 1980, 58, 2562-2566.
Bates, G. S. ; Ramaswamy, S. Alkylation Of Enamines Of Bis(Ethylthio)Acetaldehyde - Synthesis Of Norpyrenophorin. Journal of the Chemical Society-Chemical Communications 1980, 904-906.
Bates, G. S. ; Ramaswamy, S. Dianions Of Glyoxylic-Acid Thioketals - Convenient Alpha-Keto Acid Equivalents. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie 1980, 58, 716-722.

1979

Bates, G. S. New Alpha-Keto Acid Synthon - Alkylation Of The Potassium Dianion Of Bis-(Ethylthio)Acetic Acid. Journal of the Chemical Society-Chemical Communications 1979, 161-163.