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

17SPR05: Plasmon-Enhanced Techniques

Location: Nevada 5
1:30 pm
Plasmon Driven Reactivity
A new role for plasmon reasonances in chemical reactivity is demonstrated
Zachary Schultz1, Darby Nelson1, Zhicong Zeng1, Hao Wang1; 1University of Notre Dame
1:50 pm
Biocompatible, Liposome-Based Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) Substrates
Novel substrates will allow for biophysical SERS measurements in a cellular environment.
Laura Sagle1, William Lum1, Ian Bruzas1, Zohre Gorunmez2; 1University of Cincinnati, Chemistry Department, 2University of Cincinnati, Physics Department
2:10 pm
Plasmon-enhanced fluorescence and energy transfer in composite nanoparticles and applications to sensitive chemical detection
The design of luminescent nanoparticles is a very active research field with applications in biosensing, molecular biology and biomedical sciences.
Denis Boudreau1, Jeremie Asselin1, Nicolas Fontaine1, Rihab Bouchareb1, Mazeyar Parvinzadeh Gashti1, Simon Labrecque1, Paul De Koninck1, Jesse Greener1, Patrick Mathieu1; 1Universite Laval
2:30 pm
Plasmonic Nanoparticle Probes for Optical Spectroscopy
This work demonstrates how colloidal nanoparticles can be engineered as robust plasmonic probes.
Andrea Tao1, Tyler Dill1, Yuan Zheng1; 1UC San Diego
2:50 pm
Plasmonic enhancement of fluorescence as a tool in single-particle analysis of ion concentrations
Nano-architectures for multi-element detection on individual particles in spectroscopy and microscopy
Jeremie Asselin1, Nicolas Fontaine1, Simon Labrecque2, Paul De Koninck2, Denis Boudreau1; 1Université Laval, 2IUSMQ

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