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:

Thursday , October 12

17FORENS04: Special Pittcon/FACSS Joint Session: Forensic Analysis in the Lab and at the Crime Scene

Location: Nevada 6
1:30 pm
Forensic Science R&D Funding Program at the National Institute of Justice
Raising the awareness of SciX researchers to federal funding opportunities
Gregory Dutton1, Minh Nguyen1; 1National Institute of Justice
1:50 pm
Trace blood detection with infrared spectroscopy, infrared imaging, and latent heat thermography in the context of achievable detection limits
Advances in detection of trace blood by IR imaging
Stephen Morgan1, Michael Myrick1, Raymond Belliveau1, Brianna Cassidy1, Zhenyu Lu1, Stephanie DeJong1; 1University of South Carolina
2:10 pm
On-Site GC/MS Analysis of Drugs: Reasoning, Reliability and Return on Investment
Will provide solutions to overcome the barriers to implementating portable instruments in the forensic community
Glen Jackson1; 1West Virginia University
2:30 pm
Sampling and Analysis of Breath Components for Cannabis Detection Using Capillary Microextraction of Volatiles (CMV)
A new VOC sampling device that is easily copied to any GC-MS is demonstrated for forensic applications.
William MacCrehan2, D'Nisha Hamblin12, Bruce Benner2, Michelle Schantz2, Jose Almirall 1, Mimy Young2, Sigalit Gura1; 1Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida , 2Chemical Sciences, National Institute of Standards
2:50 pm
Analysis of Blood Traces by Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR) Fourier Transform-Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy for Forensic Purposes
Forensic analysis of blood stain in the lab and at the crime scene
Ewelina Mistek1, Igor Lednev1; 1State University of New York at Albany