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:

Wednesday , October 11

17RAM20: Raman Optical Activity (ROA)

Location: Carson 4
3:50 pm
Raman optical activity of biofluids: Molecular signature of health and disease?
Vladimír Setnička1, Lucie Habartová1; 1University of Chemistry and Technology Prague
4:10 pm
Raman optical activity: From carbohydrates to pharmaceuticals

Václav Profant1, Petr Bouř2, Vladimír Baumruk1; 1Charles University, 2Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
4:30 pm
Quantitative analysis of Raman optical activity spectra for the assignment of polysaccharide structure in the gel phase
Identification and quantification of polysaccharide higher order structure directly in the gel phase.
Steffen Lüdeke1, Anja Rüther1, Aurelien Forget12, Anjan Roy3, Carolina Carballo3, Florian Mießmer1, Rina K. Dukor3, Laurence A. Nafie3, Christian Johannessen4; 1University of Freiburg, 2Queensland University of Technology, 3BioTools, Inc.
4:50 pm
Raman optical activity of the hydrogen out-of-plane mode is a sensitive probe of chromophore distortions in a photoreceptor protein
New biophysical tool to explore the active site structure of chromoproteins
Masashi Unno1; 1Saga University
5:10 pm
Studying the various structural forms of alpha synuclein by means of Raman optical activity
ROA: a stand-alone tool for studying the varying forms of alpha synuclein in solution
Christian Johannessen1, Carl Mensch12; 1University of Antwerp, 2Ghent University

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