18th Toronto Post-ASMS Mass Spec Symposium
Free-to-Attend Mass Spectrometry Users' Meeting
October 15, 2018 (Monday), from 3:15pm to 9:30pm
Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport
Oral Sessions, Poster Presentations and Exhibition
Program Agenda
03:15pm-04:00pm: Registration & Welcome Refreshment Dinner Coffee and Tea and Cookies and Fruits
Parallel Sessions Before Dinner

Session 1A Chaired by Dr. Nicki Hughes
(Algonquin Ballroom - Ballroom Level)
Session 1B Chaired by Prof. Jeff Smith
(Centennial Room - Lobby Level)
04:00pm-04:20pm: Dr. Jonathan Grandy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
"Development of Thin Film Microextraction Techniques for On-Site Sampling and Determination of Pesticides Using Benchtop and Hand Portable GC/MS Instrumentation"
Dr. Eric Bonneil, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
"Extending the detection boundary of immunopeptidome analyses using high-field asymmetric waveform ion mobility (FAIMS) and isobaric peptide labelling"
04:20pm-04:40pm: Dr. Karl Jobst, Ministry of Environment, Toronto, ON
"Targeted and non-targeted analysis of the serum exposome using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GCxGC) coupled to high resolution mass spectrometry"
Prof. Derek Wilson, York University, Toronto, ON
"Structural dynamic elucidation by hydrogen/deuterium exchange: protein-ligand interaction through thermodynamically disfavored conformational switchi"
04:40pm-05:00pm: Dr. Justin Renaud, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London, ON
"Diagnostic Fragmentation Filtering for the Discovery of New Natural Products in Microbial Fermentations and Foods"
Prof. Alan Doucette, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS
"Detergent-based Proteomics: Strategies for Rapid Sample Preparation"
05:00pm-05:20pm: Mr. Jean-Francois Bienvenu, National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, Quebec City, QC
"Matrix effect challenges and internal standard association in mass spectrometry"
Prof. Carolyn Cummins, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
"Quantitating nuclear receptor transcription factors by LC/MS/MS"
05:20pm-06:20pm: Networking Buffet DinnerDinner Good Food & Good Science!
Parallel Sessions After Dinner

Session 2A Chaired by Prof. Ken Stark
(Algonquin Ballroom - Ballroom Level)
Session 2B Chaired by Prof. Rebecca Jockusch
(Centennial Room - Lobby Level)
06:20pm-06:40pm: Dr. Jennifer Hill, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, ON
"An accurate TMT-based approach to quantify and model conjugation via NHS esters in a monoclonal antibody"
Prof. Brian Raught, University of Toronto MaRS Centre, Toronto, ON
"Using BioID to map organelles and protein-protein interactions”"
06:40pm-07:00pm: Prof. Xing-Fang Li, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"New Mass Spectrometry-Based Strategy for Discovery of Halogenated Peptides in Drinking Water"
Mr. Jean-Nicholas Mess, Altasciences, Montreal, QC
"Quantitation of the Monoclonal Antibody Rituximab Using Volumetric Absorptive Microsampling, Impact-Assisted Extraction, Trypsin Digestion and LC-MRM"
07:00pm-07:20pm: Prof. Jeff Smith, Carleton University Mass Spectrometry Centre, Ottawa, ON
"Investigating the lipidomic dynamics of extreme temperature changes"
Prof. John Klassen, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"Competitive Universal Proxy Receptor Assay (CUPRA) for Quantitative High-Throughput Glycan Library Screening"
07:20pm-07:40pm: Dr. Alexandra Furtos, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
"Method development for the assay of short-chain acyl-coenzyme A thioesters in tissues by LC-MS/MSs"
Prof. Lars Konermann, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
"Towards Realistic Mobile Proton MD Strategies for Modeling ESI Droplets and Gaseous Protein Ions: Inclusion of Intramolecular Charge Solvation"
07:40pm-08:10pm: Networking Dessert Break Desserts Time for something sweet...
Plenary Session Finale

Session 3 Chaired by Prof. Demian Ifa
(Algonquin Ballroom - Ballroom Level)

08:10pm-08:30pm: Prof. Thomas Kislinger, University of Toronto/Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON
"Identification of Aggressive Prostate Cancers: In-depth Proteomics of Tissues and post-DRE urines"
08:30pm-08:50pm: Dr. Eric Yang, Sanofi Pasteur, Toronto, ON
"Quantitative HILIC-MS method for a new adjuvant candidate"
08:50pm-09:10pm: Prof. Mathieu Lavallée, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
"JudgePred: Accurate Assessment of Peptide Differential Expression using a Bayesian Inference Approach"
09:10pm-09:30pm: Prof. Arash Zarrine-Afsar, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
"Identification of Medulloblastoma Subgroups on Intrasurgical Timescales with Picosecond Infrared Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry"
Raffle TimeGiftCard3 Winners will be Drawn - Each Winner will Receive a Best Buy Gift Card of $100
Please make sure you drop your name card in the bowl at the registration desk.