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

MONDAY PLENARY LECTURES
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

TUESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
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

WEDNESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
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

THURSDAY PLENARY LECTURES
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

FRIDAY PLENARY SESSION
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

17LIBS04: LIBS for Pharmaceutical and Biological Analysis

Location: Crystal 3
9:15 am
Overview of LIBS analysis of soft and hard tissues
past and recent experiments targeting elemental analysis of soft and hard tissues using laser spectroscopy
Pavel Pořízka12, Prochazka David12, Jakub Klus12, Pavlína Škarková1, Jan Novotný12, Jozef Kaiser12; 1Central European Institute of Technology, 2AtomTrace a.s.
9:35 am
Bio-LIBS and the Role of Trace Metals When Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy is Used to Study Biological or Biomedical Systems
LIBS has the potential to be a game-changing modality for rapid biomedical analysis.
Steven Rehse1, Alexandra Paulick1, Dylan Malenfant1, Vlora Riberdy1, Siddharth Doshi2; 1University of Windsor, 2Vellore Institute of Technology
9:55 am
LIBS and XRF: Complimentary Solid State Analysis Techniques in the Pharmaceutical Lab
Demonstration of how XRF and LIBS are complimentary techniques
Lydia Breckenridge1, Sharla Wood1; 1Bristol-Myers Squibb
10:15 am
Quantitative Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for early detection of calcification in aortic valvular interstitial cells (VICs)
LIBS improved accuracy and limit of detection of calcium over conventional methods like colorimetric assays.
Seyyed Ali Davari, Shirin Masjedi, Zannatul Ferdous, Dibyendu Mukherjee; 1University of Tennessee, 2Vanderbilt University
10:35 am
Feasibility of LIBS for prediction of minerals in powdered infant formula
This study illustrates the potential of LIBS as an at-line quality tool for infant formula
Xavier Cama-Moncunill1, Maria Markiewicz-Keszycka1, Yash Dixit1, Raquel Cama-Moncunill1, Maria Casado-Gavalda1, Patrick J. Cullen12, Carl Sullivan1; 1Dublin Institute of Technology, 2UNSW Australia

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