2019 Toronto Spring Mass Spectrometry Group Meeting
Free-to-Attend Mass Spectrometry Users' Meeting
April 25, 2019 (Thursday), from 3:30pm to 9:20pm, Toronto
Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport
Program Agenda
03:30pm-04:20m: Registration and Welcome Refreshment
Oral Session 1 - Chair: Prof. Lekha Sleno

04:20pm-04:40pm: Dr. Nicki Hughes, BioPharma Services, Toronto, ON
"Use of the internal standard in LC-MS/MS-based bioanalysis: "Friend or Foe"?"
04:40pm-05:00pm: Prof. Ken Stark, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
"Macrolipidomics: Determining Acyl Isomers and Regioisomers for Nutritional Research"
05:00pm-05:30pm: Keynote Speaker: Prof. Joseph Loo, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
"Application of Mass Spectrometry for Detecting and Finding Cures to Brain Disorders"
05:30pm-06:30pm: Networking Hot Buffet Dinner Desserts Good Food & Good Science!

Oral Session 2 - Chair: Prof. Derek Wilson

06:30pm-06:50pm: Dr. Karen Colwill, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Toronto, ON
"Using BioID to map proximity partners in diverse cell types"
06:50pm-07:10pm: Dr. Ivana Kosarac, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON
"Quantitative Determination of Nicotine in Electronic Cigarette Refill Fluids"
07:10pm-07:30pm: Prof. David Schriemer, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
"New methods in structural mass spectrometry for protein structure determination: how ambiguity drives progress"
07:30pm-07:50pm: Prof. Lekha Sleno, UQAM, Montreal, QC
"Quantitative Method to Analyze the Effect of Acetaminophen on Bile Acids in Rat Plasma by LC-MRM"
07:50pm-08:20pm: Networking Dessert Break Desserts Time for something sweet!

Oral Session 3 - Chair: Prof. Demian Ifa

08:20pm-08:50pm: Prof. Gerold Schmitt-Ulms, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
"A mass spectrometry-driven journey of the prion protein: from interactions through evolution and function to avenues for disease intervention"
08:50pm-09:10pm: Prof. Xing-Fang Li, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"HPLC-MS Differentiation of Halogen-substitution on Amino Group from Side Chains of Peptides in Water"
09:10pm-09:30pm: Prof. Ian Lewis, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
"Harnessing mass spectrometry as a tool for combating infectious diseases"
And Finale of the Evening - Raffle TimeGiftCard3 Winners will be Drawn, and Each Winner will Receive a VISA 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.