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:

Tuesday , October 10

17RAM08: Biomedical Raman (Clirspec)

Location: Carson 3
9:15 am
Rapid In Vivo Raman Spectroscopy for Endoscopic Lung Cancer Detection
A rapid endoscopy Raman system was developed. Clinically test demonstrated great improvement for lung cancer detection.
Haishan Zeng1; 1BC Cancer Agency Research Centre
9:35 am
Forward-adjoint Monte Carlo modeling of SORS sampling depth in bone and soft tissue
A Monte Carlo model can predict how deeply a SORS measurement samples a subsurface layer.
Andrew Berger1, Guanping Feng1; 1University of Rochester
9:55 am
Raman Microspectroscopic Analysis of Pancreatic Endocrine Precursor Cells Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells
successful differentiation of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) to insulin-positive cells
Michael Blades, H. Georg Schulze1, Stanislav O. Konorov1, Ali Asadi1, Timothy J. Kieffer1, James M. Piret1, Robin F. B. Turner1; 1University of British Columbia
10:15 am
In vivo interstitial Raman and diffuse optical spectroscopy to improve the safety and accuracy of brain biopsy procedures
This new technology can improve safety and accuracy for biopsy collection
Frederic Leblond12, Joannie Desroches12, Fabien Picot12, Michael Jermyn13, Michael Pinto1, Sami Obaid2, Marie-Christine Guiot3, Kevin Petrecca3, Brian Wilson4; 1Polytechnique Montreal, 2Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, 3Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
10:35 am
A SERS-based strategy for multiplexed detection of cardiovascular disease biomarkers in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo
This represents a step toward using SERS probes for in vivo diagnosis of diseases
Steven Asiala1, Jonathan Noonan2, Kirsten Gracie1, Gianluca Grassia2, Neil MacRitchie2, Pasquale Maffia2, Paul Garside2, Iain Mcinnes2, Karen Faulds1; 1University of Strathclyde, 2University of Glasgow