5th Vancouver Post-ASMS Mass Spec Symposium

Free-to-Attend Mass Spectrometry Users' Meeting

October 29, 2015 (Thursday), from 3:30pm to 9:30pm
Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre (Broadway)

Oral Sessions, Poster Presentations, and Exhibition


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Program Agenda of 5th Vancouver Post-ASMS Symposium

03:30pm-04:00pm: Registration and Welcome Refreshment

Oral Session 1 - Chair: Prof. Lars Konermann

04:00pm-04:20pm: Prof. Juergen Kast, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
"Development and application of a modified biotin switch assay to quantify sulfenic acid modification of proteins"
04:20pm-04:40pm: Prof. Derek Wilson, York University, Toronto, ON
"Mass Spectrometry of Proteins Gone Rogue: Conformational Disorder in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease"
04:40pm-05:00pm: Dr. Mehran Alaee, Environment Canada, Birlington, ON
"Determination of Phthalates in Environmental Matrices"
05:00pm-05:20pm: Prof. John Klassen, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"Protein-Glycolipid Interactions Studied in vitro using ESI-MS and Nanodiscs. Insights into the Mechanisms and Energetics of Binding"
05:20pm-06:20pm: Networking Hot Buffet Dinner Dinner   Dinner Good Food & Good Science!


Oral Session 2 - Chair: Dr. Gregg Morin

06:20pm-06:40pm: Prof. Leonard Foster, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
"Exploring rearrangements in the interactome following apoptosis - segregation of caspase activity and complex disassembly"
06:40pm-07:00pm: Dr. Luis Sojo, Xenon Pharmaceuticals, Burnaby, BC
"Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid in mice in drug development"
07:00pm-07:20pm: Prof. Bingyun Sun, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
"Proteomic analysis of membrane protein glycosylation and its relationship to transmembrane (TM) domains"
07:20pm-07:35pm: Poster Presentations Session
  • Nichollas Scott: "Quantitative measurement of the protein complex landscape of murine tissues using PCP-SILAC"
  • Nicholas Brodie: "Structural proteomics study of native α-synuclein in solution"
  • Oluwafemi Akintola: "Studies of N-acetylglucosamine as a Regulant for Cell-surface Glycosylation"
07:35pm-08:05pm: Networking Dessert Break Desserts Enjoy Sweets before your Sweet Dreams!


Oral Session 3 - Chair: Prof. Evgeniy Petrotchenko

08:05pm-08:25pm: Prof. Lars Konermann, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
"Molecular Dynamics Simulations Yield Atomistic Insights Into Electrospray Mechanisms: From Salt Clusters to Protein Ions"
08:25pm-08:45pm: Prof. Chris Gill, Vancouver Island University/Applied Environmental Research Laboratories, Nanaimo, BC
"Direct On-Line Measurement of PAHs in Complex Aqueous Samples: Condensed Phase Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry - Direct Electron Ionization (CP-MIMS-DEI)"
08:45pm-09:05pm: Dr. Jingxi Pan, University of Victoria-Genome BC Proteomics Centre, Victoria, BC
">95% sequence coverage within 10 minutes for structural elucidation of antibodies by middle down HDX/MS"
09:05pm-09:25pm: Dr. Fabio Garofolo, Angelini Pharma, Rome, Italy
"Challenges and Solutions in Quantification of Small Molecules by HRMS in a Regulated Environment"
And Finale of the Evening - Raffle TimeGiftCard3 Winners will be Drawn, and Each Winner will Receive a Best Buy Gift Card of $100
Please make sure you drop your business card in the box at the registration desk. If you don't have a business card, we will have the name card available for you to write your name.





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