2014 Arizona Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group

Date(s) - 17 Mar 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

U of A, Keating Research Building/BIO5 Institute

Please join us for the seventh meeting of the Arizona Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group on Monday, March 17th, 2014 starting at 1PM in the Keating Research Building, at the BIO5 Institute on the University of Arizona campus.  This year we will feature three speakers from the University of Arizona who will be talking about their research using Mass Spectrometry. In addition, we have a special speaker, Dr. David Muddiman who is the Founder of the W.M. Keck FT‐ICR Mass Spectrometry Laboratory and Professor of Chemistry at North Carolina State University. Welcome and Introductory remarks will be made by Dr. Jennifer Barton, Interim Vice President for Research, UA.

2014 Speakers:

  • Dr. Ravishankar Palanivelu, School of Plant Sciences, UA, Sulfinylated Azadecalins Act as Functional Mimics of a Pollen Germination Stimulant in Arabidopsis Pistils
  • Drs. Sherry Chow and Jessica Miller, Arizona Cancer Center, UA, Application of Small Molecule Analysis in Early Phase Clinical Trials of Cancer Preventive Agents
  • Dr. Eun-Hae Kim, Soil, Water & Environmental Science, UA, Capturing in situ Microbial Community Expression from Intact and Thawing Permafrost
  • Dr. David C. Muddiman, North Carolina State University, Quantitative and Comprehensive Chemistry and Technology: THE NEW BIOLOGY

Posters on your mass spectrometry related research are welcome and will be displayed in the lobby of Bio5 throughout the event.  A break betwn speaker sessions (2:15-3:30pm) will provide time for participants to talk to presenters and vendors.  Please sign up for your poster by March 11 to reserve your space, and please provide a brief abstract for our meeting program also by that date.

Click Here to view a PDF of this year’s program

This meeting is free of charge thanks to our mass spectrometry related vendors who will have display tables and/or posters at the event.  Participating vendors include AB Sciex, Advion, Agilent, Bruker, JEOL, LECO, Perkin Elmer, Rainin, Schimadzu, Thermo Scientific, and Waters.  Sponsorship is also provided by Southwest Environmental Health Science Center.

This event is being held during spring break to allow off-campus visitors easier access and parking.


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We appreciate your interest in attending.  Please visit our website and registration page and feel free to contact any of our committee members if you have questions.


We look forward to seeing you there!


Also note that there will be an Agilent Environmental User’s Group Meeting following this event on March 18-19, 2014. For more information on this event, please visit    events.signup4.com/AZUserMeeting




Arizona Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group Committee