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

17TPBIM: Tuesday Posters - Biomedical and Bioanalytical Sciences

Location: Exhibit Hall (Summit Pavillion)
11:00 am
Potential G-quadruplex Forming Aptamers using a Genome-Inspired Reverse Selection Approach
To discover new aptamers which may have biological relevance and new therapeutic treatments
Kathleen Morrissey1, Linda McGown1; 1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Poster Number: 11
11:00 am
Biophysical Characterization of Antibiotic Resistance
Exploring biophysical origins of antibiotic resistance, a fundamental issue towards developing low-cost diagnostics
Shannon Huey Hilton1, Mark A. Hayes1; 1Arizona State University
Poster Number: 12
11:00 am
Synergetic Application of Cold Atmospheric Plasma and electroporation on cancer cell lines
Prasoon Diwakar1, Arianna Avellan12, Liesl Krause13, Rohil Jain4, Cagri Savran4, Tatyana Sizyuk1, Ahmed Hassanein1; 1 CMUXE, Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 2University of Maryland, College Park, 3Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
Poster Number: 13
11:00 am
31P Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy for In Vivo Illness Analysis
Developing new hardware to noninvasively explore disease in animal models.
Liesl Krause1, Frederick Damen1, Craig Goergen1, Joseph Rispoli12; 1Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue, 2School of Electrical &Computer Engineering, Purdue
Poster Number: 14
11:00 am
Correlation between ionic liquid cytotoxicity and ionic liquid-liposome interactions
Gaining novel information on the mechanism of toxicity of liquids ionic
Suvi-Katriina Ruokonen1, Alexandra Robciuc2, Joanna Witos2, Alistair King1, Sami Hietala1, Susanne Wiedmer1; 1University of Helsinki, Department of Chemistry, 2Helsinki University Hospital, Ophthalmology
Poster Number: 15
11:00 am
A Temporal Study of Cell Death Signaling Responses to Cold Atmospheric Plasma and Electroporation in Human Cancer Cells
Novel and unique approach to cancerous tissue treatment
Danielle Krug1, Prasoon Diwakar1, Ahmed Hassanein1; 1CMUXE, Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University
Poster Number: 16
11:00 am
Investigating cytotoxicity of ionic liquids using mammalian and bacterial cells
Presenting the effect of ionic liquid structure and choice of organism on EC50 values
Antti Rantamäki1, Suvi-Katriina Ruokonen1, Alexandra Robciuc1, Corinna Sanwald2, Susanne Wiedmer1; 1University of Helsinki, 2University of Tübingen
Poster Number: 17
11:00 am
Drug Monitoring and Toxicology: Quantification of Antifungal Drug Voriconazole in Human Plasma and Serum by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Fluorescence Detection
The development of an alternative assay is particularly critical to therapeutic drug monitoring of voriconazole.
Peter Tang12; 1Cincinnati Children, 2University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Poster Number: 18
11:00 am
A Tale of Two Local Sites: Simultaneous Probing of Two Locations in MLCK Upon Binding
Natalie Fetto1, Ian Wallace1, Matthew Tucker1; 1University of Nevada, Reno
Poster Number: 19
11:00 am
Confocal Raman Microscopy of Silica- and Cyano-Supported Phospholipid Bilayers within Porous Chromatographic Supports
Raman microscopy characterization of novel bio-mimetic supported lipid bilayers for various analytical applications
David Bryce1, Jay Kitt1, Joel Harris1; 1University of Utah
Poster Number: 20
11:00 am
Investigating the Competence Stimulating Peptide-Induced Quorum Sensing Circuit in Streptococcus mutans
An alternative approach to antimicrobial drugs.
Chowdhury Raihan Bikash1, Sally R. Hamry1, Yftah Tal-Gan1; 1University of Nevada, Reno
Poster Number: 21
11:00 am
Genome Inspired Approach to Aptamer Discovery Using Genome-Wide-High-Resolution ChIP Techniques
Designing Novel Aptamers and Understanding Genetic Regulation
Casey Fong, Linda McGown1; 1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Poster Number: 22
11:00 am
Analyzing the Effect of Simulated Heart Attacks on the Protein Profile and Structure of a Mouse Heart
Differences in protein profiles between control and LAD-affected mouse hearts was unraveled by MALDI Imaging
Emma Chowdhury1; 1Bruker Daltonics
Poster Number: 23
11:00 am
Developing a Non-Invasive Spectroscopic Technique for Detecting Liver Damage
We have used multiple label-free methods to detect significant changes to liver during ischemia
Katherine Ember14, Gabriel Onsicu2, Fiona Hunt2, Hannah Johnston1, George Georges3, John Hallett12, Karen Faulds4, Stuart Forbes1, Colin Campbell1; 1University of Edinburgh, 2Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 3Princeton University
Poster Number: 24
11:00 am
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: A Tool for Assessing Concussion Injuries
With these methods, we could non-invasively assess severity and location of traumatic brain injuries
Nicole Vike 1, Jonathan Tang1, Thomas Talavage1, Riyi Shi1, Joseph Rispoli 1; 1Purdue University
Poster Number: 25
11:00 am
Investigating the Potential of Silver Hydroxyapatite as an Implant Coating for Preventing Prosthetic Joint Infection
New antimicrobial and biocompatible material will be critical in preventing prosthetic joint infection.
Luke DeHart1, Austin Dinkins1, Mary Tecklenburg1; 1Central Michigan University
Poster Number: 26
11:00 am
Structure-Activity Relationship Studies of the Competence Stimulating Peptide (CSP) Signal Utilized by Streptococci Species
Provides an alternative approach to antimicrobial therapy and dental carries.
Sally Hamry 1, Chowdhury Raihan Bikash1, Yifang Yang1, Bimal Koirala1, Lucia Sanchez1, Naiya Phillips1, Yftah Tal-Gan1; 1University of Nevada, Reno
Poster Number: 27
11:00 am
Bacterial identification in ex vivo human fetal membrane biofilms using Raman microspectroscopy
This is the first application of RS to detect GBS infection in tissue.
Oscar Ayala12, Ryan Doster3, David Aronoff3, Jennifer Gaddy34, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen12; 1Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center, 2Vanderbilt University, 3Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Poster Number: 28
11:00 am
Spectroscopic investigation of early tissue pathology in combat-wounded patients diagnosed with heterotopic ossification
Early detection of HO prior to mineralization and risk stratification may inform clinical treatment.
Krystine Hill12, Katherine E. Cilwa1; 1Naval Medical Research Ceneter, 2Stevenson University
Poster Number: 29
11:00 am
Dried Blood Spot and Microwave-Induced Combustion: The Perfect Combination for Iodine Determination in Human Blood
Simple and less invasive protocol for sampling and iodine determination in human blood
Fabio Duarte, Samuel Waechter12, Paula Dalla Vecchia12, Karine Reinke12, Erico Flores12; 1Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, 2Chemistry Department
Poster Number: 30
11:00 am
Raman spectroscopy for monitoring cervical remodeling in pregnant women in vivo
Raman spectroscopy non-invasively measured biochemical changes that occur in the cervix during pregnancy and post-partum
Christine M. O'Brien12, Elizabeth Vargis1, Amy Rudin1, James C. Slaughter3, Kelly A. Bennett3, Jeff Reese3, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen12; 1Vanderbilt University , 2Biophotonics Center, Vanderbilt University, 3Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Poster Number: 32
11:00 am
Selectively Trapping Residual Vancomycin with Peptide Analogs to Prevent Colonic Bacterial Stress
This study provides an approach to prevent bacterial selection for antibiotic resistance.
Brittany Russ1, Ryan Mull1, Yftah Tal-Gan1; 1University of Nevada, Reno
Poster Number: 33
11:00 am
Chemical Trapping of Vancomycin: A Method to Attenuate the Selection of Vancomycin Resistance in Enterococcus
This approach can help reduce selective pressure for bacterial resistance to important last resort antibiotics
Ryan Mull1, Brittany Russ1, Yftah Tal-Gan1; 1University of Nevada, Reno
Poster Number: 34
11:00 am
Investigate photo-induced skin damages and skin protection provided by different UV filters using FTIR Spectroscopy analysis
Samuel Gourion-Arsiquaud1, Arianna Cozzi1; 1TRI Princeton
Poster Number: 35
11:00 am
A Systematic Investigation of the Structure-Activity Relationships between GBAP and the fsr Quorum Sensing Circuit in Enterococcus faecalis
discovering structure-activity relationships between quorum sensing signaling peptides and receptors to attenuate pathogenicity in bacteria
Brooke Gantman1, Dominic McBrayer1, Crissey Cameron1, Yftah Tal-Gan1; 1University of Nevada, Reno
Poster Number: 37