2017 Final Program
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The Analytical and Economic Challenges of Maintaining Food Safety in a Global Supply Chain; Janie Dubois, University of Maryland, JIFSAN

Spectroscopy Magazine's Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award. The Small Matter of Bioanalysis:  Adventures at Less Than 10 nm with Quantum Dots and/or FRET; Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Ellis R. Lippincott Award Plenary. Vibrational Engineering: From Superlattices to Coherent and Squeezed Phonons; Roberto Merlin, University of Michigan

Sir George Stokes Award Plenary. Tackling Global Health Challenges with Biosensor Technologies; Tony Cass, Imperial College London

Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy. Mann up, SERS Can be Useful!; Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde

Coblentz Society Craver Award. The Technology Behind Coherent 2D IR Spectroscopy and its Application to Amyloid Diseases; Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award.  Infrared Response of Sub-Micron-Scale Structures of Poly (Oxymethylene): Surface Polaritons in Polymers; Naoto Nagai, Industrial Research Institute of Niigata Prefecture

Lester W. Strock Award.  The Wonderful World of High-Precision Isotopic Analysis using Multi-Collector ICP-MS; Frank Vanhaecke, Ghent University

ANACHEM AwardDevelopment of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Proteins; Jennifer Brodbelt, University of Texas at Austin

AES Mid Career Award.  Using Microchip Electrophoresis and Electrochemical Detection to Investigate Cellular Communication; R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University

Announcement of the 2017 Innovation Award winner
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World

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SciX 2017 Sessions and Abstracts:

Monday , October 9

17BIM01: Spectral Analysis of Biofluids

Location: Nevada 7
10:50 am
A spectroscopic serum based blood test for brain tumours: Optimisation for high-throughput sampling and the health economic impacts
The accurate, simple and rapid diagnosis of brain tumours
Holly Butler1, Matthew Baker1, Mark Hegarty2, David Palmer1, Ewan Gray3, Duncan Finlayson1; 1University of Strathclyde, 2ClinSpec Dx, 3Healthcare Improvement Scotland
11:10 am
Raman Spectroscopy to aid diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer.
Reducing negative colonoscopies and speeding up referral to diagnosis is vital to save lives worldwide.
Cerys Jenkins1, Peter Dunstan2, Catherine Thornton1, Dean Harris3; 1Swansea Univeristy Medical School, 2Swansea University Physics Department, 3Singleton Hospital, Dept of Colorectal Surgery
11:30 am
Cardiovascular disease related micro-RNA detection using paper based devices and surface enhanced Raman scattering
miRNA detection using nanoparticles represents a novel approach to CVD diagnosis
Samuel Mabbott1, Syrena Fernandes2, Karen Faulds1, Charles Mace2, Duncan Graham1; 1University of Strathclyde, 2Tufts University
11:50 am
Point-of-care field trials in Laos and Papua New Guinea of ATR spectroscopy for malaria diagnosis and blood
First reported field trials of infrared spectroscopy for point-of-care diagnosis of malaria
Bayden Wood1, Phiip Heraud1, David Perez-Guiata1, Anja Rüether1, Moritoshi Iwagami2, Paul Brey2, Christian Doerig1; 1Monash University, 2Intitute Pasteur-Laos
12:10 pm
Diffuse Resonance Raman Spectroscopic Study of Red Blood Cells Inside Polymer-bag
DRRS, a non-invasive approach for RBCs screening, could provide better inventory management and reduce discards
Rekha Gautam1, Joo-Yeun Oh2, Rakesh Patel3, Richard Dluhy4; 1Chemistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 3Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham