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:

Tuesday , October 10

17SPR02: Plasmonic Nanoparticles - Beyond Sphere

Location: Nevada 5
3:50 pm
Bioanalytical and Nanomedicine Applications of Gold Nanorods, Nanostars, and Magnetic Nanoclusters
Advances in metal and magnetic nanoparticles, applied toward bioanalytical applications
Alexander Wei1; 1Purdue University
4:10 pm
Gold Nanostars for Promoting Molecular Adsorption of Non-thiolated Molecules
Non-thiolated molecule adsorption is promoted for SERS and plasmonics using nanostars
Amanda Haes1; 1University of Iowa
4:30 pm
Gold Nanostars: Can Cinderella Become a Princess?
Novel synthetic methods, characterization protocols, and computational tools to understand anisotropic noble metal nanoparticles.
Laura Fabris1, Supriya Atta1, Ted V. Tsoulos1; 1Rutgers University
4:50 pm
Beyond the Nanostar’s Plasmon
To understand nanostars' plasmon reproducibility and ability to enhance fluorescence
Sean Burrows1, Lixia Zhou1; 1Oregon State University
5:10 pm
Chiro-optical activity of symmetric and asymmetric dimer plasmonic nanocrescents
Aluminum dimer nanocrescents exhibit giant chiro-optical response potentially useful for enantiomeric detection or enantioselective photochemistry.
Jennifer Shumaker-Parry1, Peter Stevenson1, Mark Swartz1, Caitlin Coplan1, Venkata Ananth Tamma2, Vartkess Ara Apkarian2; 1University of Utah, 2University of California-Irvine

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