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:

Monday , October 9

17RAM04: Bioanalytical SERS I

Location: Carson 3
10:50 am
Dynamic SERS nanosensor for neurotransmitters sensing near neurons
Novel appraoch for SERS sensing near living neurons
Jean-Francois Masson1, Felix Lussier1, Thibault Brulé1, Marie-Josée Bourque1, Louis-Éric Trudeau1; 1Universite de Montreal
11:10 am
Ultrasensitive detection of thyrotropin-releasing hormone based on azo coupling and surface-enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy
Yukihiro Ozaki; 1Kwansei Gakuin University, 2Jilin University
11:30 am
Combat Forensics: Identification of Bad Actors with the aid of Microfluidic SERS
The ability to detect and biometrically tie trace quantities of illicit drugs or explosives.
Augustus Fountain1, Neal Kline1, Ashish Tripathi1, Rustin Mirsafavi2, Martin Moskovits2, Carl Meinhart2, Jason Guicheteau1, Jason Guicheteau1; 1Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, 2University of California Santa Barbara
11:50 am
Application of SERS in bioanalytical detection schemes
SERS as powerful tool in bioanalytics
Dana Cialla-May123, Karina Weber123, Juergen Popp123; 1Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), 2Friedrich Schiller University Jena, 3InfectoGnostics Research Campus Jena
12:10 pm
A New Laboratory Instrument for Raman Detection of Thin Films on Planar Surfaces – Surface Plasmon Enhanced Surface Raman Spectroscopy (SPESRS)
Allows routine Raman measurements of thin films and monolayers on planar surfaces utilizing propagating plasmons.
Stephen Weibel1, Emily Smith2, Charles Kofi Adarkwa Nyamekye 2, Jonathon Bobbitt2; 1Surface Photonics Inc., 2Iowa State Univ. Ames Lab., U.S. Dept. of Energy

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