Program for Session 01f

Thursday 17th June PM: Room Ex

01f (Poster): Origins of Life: environments, mineral surfaces and prebiotic chemistry

Constraints on the Formation Mechanism of Early Solar System Organic Matter in Primitive IDPs
Flynn G, Wirick S, Keller L, Jacobsen C & Sandford S
Adsorption of Amino Acids on Oxide Surfaces as a Function of Environmental Conditions
Lee N, Jonsson C, Jonsson C, Ohara S, Cody G, Klochko K, Cleaves JH, Sverjensky D & Hazen R
Stability of Amino Acids and Peptides during Diagenesis on the Early Earth
Otake T, Taniguchi T, Furukawa Y, Nakazawa H & Kakegawa T
Densities of Dilute Adenosine Solutions to 50 MPa and 373.15 K
Rhett G, Seitz J, Schulte M & Hall A

Friday 18th June AM: Room 300-A/B

01f (Oral): Origins of Life: environments, mineral surfaces and prebiotic chemistry
Session chaired by Dimitri A Sverjensky, Robert M Hazen & George Cody

09:30  Keynote: Mineral Surfaces and Prebiotic Polymerization
Lambert J-F
10:00  Surface-Catalyzed Peptide Formation on Sulfide Minerals
Ohara S & Cody G
10:15  Invited: Nitrogen Reduction on Metal Sulfide Surfaces Under Hydrothermal Conditions
Strongin D, Gordon A & Schoonen M
10:30  Invited: Montmorillonite Catalysis and Potential of Charge Density in Proposing the Target Sites on Mars for Search of Organics
Ertem G, Schuhmann R, Steudel A, Emmerich K & Hazen R
10:45  Clay Mineral Evolution
Hazen R, Bish D, Elmore S & Sverjensky D
11:00  Attachment of Acidic Amino Acids to Mineral Surfaces: Implications for Prebiotic Chemistry
Sverjensky D, Jonsson C, Jonsson C, Estrada C, Lee N, Klochko K, Cleaves J, Hazen R, Parikh S, Kubicki J & Sparks D