Arizona Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group

Date/Time
Date(s) - 12 Mar 2013 until 12 Mar 2013
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location
U of A, Keating Research Building/BIO5 Institute


You are invited to the sixth meeting of the Arizona Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 starting at 1PM in the Keating Research Building, at the BIO5 Institute on the University of Arizona campus.

This year we will feature six speakers from Tucson Bioindustry and the University of Arizona who will be talking about their research using Mass Spectrometry.

 To Register Click Here

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, Bruker, JEOL, LECO, Peak Scientific, Rainin Instrument, Thermo Scientific, and Waters.

Sponsorship is also provided by Southwest Environmental Health Science Center.

 

EVENT PROGRAM

 

12:30PM -1:00PM                  Vendor & Poster Set-up

 

1:00PM – 1:15PM                   Welcome and Introduction

 

1:15PM – 2:15PM                   Speaker Group 1 – Biological Mass Spectrometry

 

Jon DeGnore, Staff Scientist, Technology & Applied Research, Ventana Medical Systems

Characterization of BioTherapeutics using Mass Spectrometry

Qingfen Zhang, Research Investigator, Sanofi-Aventis

An exometabolomic approach for characterizing chemically induced differentiation pathways in HL60 Cells

Fiona McCarthy, Associate Professor and James K Pendarvis, Senior Engineer, Veterinary Science and Microbiology

The next ENCODE: using mass spectrometry for genomic annotation

 

2:15PM – 3:30PM                   Poster Session and Vendor tables

 

3:30PM – 4:30PM                   Speaker Group 2 – Small Molecule Mass Spectrometry

 

Michael Heien, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemical modification for structure determination and high-throughput chemical analysis of neurotransmitters

Kristen Keck, Director of Analytical Chemistry, Bio5 Oro Valley

HPLC/MS Analysis and Purification at BIO5 Oro Valley

Shane Snyder, Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Co-Director ALEC & WEST Center

Demystifying the Great Unknown: Characterization of Complex Environmental Mixtures

 

4:30PM                                   Closing Remarks

 

Posters, vendor tables will be available throughout the event, as will drinks and snacks

 

Arizona Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group Committee:

Leif Abrell, Manager of Organic Analyses, Arizona Laboratory for Emerging Contaminants

Linda Breci, Associate Director, Arizona Proteomics Consortium

Danielle Corbett, Analytical Chemist, Pima County CRAO Laboratory

Cynthia David, Assistant Staff Scientist, Arizona Proteomics Consortium

Arpad Somogyi, Associate Staff Scientist, Chemistry & Biochemistry Mass Spectrometry Facility

George Tsaprailis, Director, Arizona Proteomics Consortium

CALL FOR POSTERS

A poster session will be held to showcase research efforts using mass spectrometry in Arizona. Posters are welcome from Researchers and Vendors that include mass spectrometry as a focus or as a research tool. When you register for the event make sure that you register to bring the poster as well.
Send your abstract in PDF format to cdavid@email.arizona.edu by Friday March 8, 2013.
This event is being held during the University of Arizona’s Spring break to allow off-campus visitors easier access and parking. Complimentary parking will be available at the Highland Avenue Parking Garage located at 1240 N. Highland Avenue.
Check back for more information and updates at our website:
If you have questions, please send an email to Cynthia David at cdavid@email.arizona.edu or call 520.626.4173.

 

To Register Click Here

 

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, Bruker, JEOL, LECO, Peak Scientific, Rainin Instrument, 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.  Complimentary parking will be available upon request in the Highland Avenue Garage under the name “AZ Mass Spec Discussion Group.”

 

To learn more about the event, please visit the website at

 

http://proteomics.arizona.edu/2013_arizona_mass_spectrometry_discussion_group