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

17RAM17: Special Pittcon/FACSS Joint Session: Raman Spectroscopy for Security and Forensics Purposes

Location: Carson 4
9:15 am
Trends and Potentials of Raman Spectroscopy in biological safety and security
The presented examples demonstrate the unique potential of Raman spectroscopy to to detect contaminates in complex matrices.
Juergen Popp123; 1Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, 2Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, 3Research Campus Infectognostic
9:35 am
Detection and Identification of Dyes for Forensic Purposes Using TERS and SERS
Detection and identification of dyes is of critical importance for the understanding of historical context and for the long-term preservation of cultural heritage objects and for forensic purposes.
Dmitry Kurouski; 1Texas A&M University
9:55 am
Novel through-barrier detection of Explosives, Narcotics and their Precursors
Faster, efficient detection of hazardous materials with increased safety for the first responder
Matthew Bloomfield1, Robert Stokes2; 1Cobalt Light Systems, Inc, 2Cobalt Light Systems, Ltd
10:15 am
Universal Detection of Body Fluid Traces In Situ with Raman Hyperspectroscopy for Forensic Purposes
Novel method for dealing with substrate interference in Raman spectroscopy for forensics and beyond
Marisia Fikiet1, Gregory McLaughlin1, Masahiro Ando2, Hiro-o Hamaguchi2, Igor Lednev1; 1University at Albany, SUNY, 2Spectroscopic Science Laboratory, Co.
10:35 am
Raman spectroscopy technique in Toxicology: detecting and quantifying cocaine in seized drug samples from an Amazon State of Brazil.
Landulfo Silveira12, Ciro Penido12, Marcos Pacheco12, Renato Zângaro12, Igor Lednev3; 1Universidade Anhembi Morumbi - UAM, 2Center for Innovation, Technology and Education, 3State University of New York - SUNY

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