8th Vancouver Post-ASMS Mass Spec Symposium
Free-to-Attend Mass Spectrometry Users' Meeting
October 18, 2018 (Thursday), from 3pm to 9:30pm
Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
Oral Sessions and Exhibition
Program Agenda
03:00pm-03:40pm: Registration & Welcome Refreshment Dinner Coffee and Tea and Cookies and Fruits
Oral Session 1 - Chair: Prof. Jeff Smith

03:40pm-04:00pm: Prof. Lekha Sleno, UQAM, Montreal, QC
"Studying the metabolism of sunscreen components by LC-HRMS/MS"
04:00pm-04:20pm: Prof. John Klassen, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"Competitive Universal Proxy Receptor Assay (CUPRA) for Quantitative High-Throughput Glycan Library Screening"
04:20pm-04:40pm: 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"
04:40pm-05:00pm: Dr. Gregg Morin, Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC
"When fishing for proteins use both a baited line and a net: Combined unbiased and biased quantitative proteome analysis for discovery and clinical cancer research"
05:00pm-05:20pm: Prof. Susan Murch, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC
"False positives or false negatives: The case of beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA)"
05:20pm-06:10pm: Networking Buffet DinnerDinner Good Food & Good Science!
Oral Session 2 - Chair: Prof. Lekha Sleno

06:10pm-06:30pm: Prof. Leonard Foster, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
"Maximizing proteome and proteoform coverage with Julienne and the timsTOF"
06:30pm-06:50pm: Prof. Pierre Chaurand, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
"Detection of exogenous substances in latent fingermarks by silver-assisted LDI imaging MS"
06:50pm-07:10pm: Dr. Michael Moran, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
"Interrogation and omic integration of patient-derived xenograft proteomes uncovers new drivers in aggressive cancers”"
07:10pm-07:30pm: 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"
07:30pm-08:00pm: Networking Dessert Break Desserts Time for something sweet...
Oral Session 3 - Chair: Prof. Thibault Mayor

08:00pm-08:20pm: Prof. Alan Doucette, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS
"Detergent-based Proteomics: Strategies for Rapid Sample Preparation"
08:20pm-08:40pm: Prof. Chris Gill, Vancouver Island University/Applied Environmental Research Laboratories, Nanaimo, BC
"Rapid, Direct Mass Spectrometry of Fentanyl and Designer Opioid Analogs for Use in Harm Reduction Strategies"
08:40pm-09:00pm: 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"
09:00pm-09:20pm: Prof. Jeff Smith, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
"Investigating the lipidomic dynamics of extreme temperature changes"
Raffle TimeGiftCard3 Winners will be Drawn - Each Winner will Receive a Best Buy Gift Card of $100
Please make sure to drop your name card in the bowl at the registration desk.