21st Toronto Post-ASMS Symposium
Free-to-Attend Mass Spectrometry Users' Meeting
October 16, 2023 (Monday), from 3:00pm to 9:30pm
Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport
Parallel Oral Sessions and Exhibition
Program Agenda
03:00 pm -
04:00 pm:
Registration & Welcome Refreshment Dinner Coffee and Tea and Cookies and Fruits
Parallel Sessions Before Dinner

Session 1A Chaired by Prof Jeff Smith
(Windsor C)
Session 1B Chaired by Prof Christoph Borchers
04:00 pm -
04:20 pm:
Prof. Jeff Smith, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
"Electrospray ionization forms alkylated ammonium species that interfere with lipidomics analyses"
Prof. Siavash Vahidi, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
"Fluorinated ethylamines as ESI-friendly neutral pH buffers for native mass spectrometry"
04:20 pm -
04:40 pm:
Prof. W. Scott Hopkins, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
"Coupling Ion Mobility Separation with Ion Trap Spectroscopy"
Prof. Thomas Kislinger, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
"Prostate Cancer Reshapes the Secreted and Extracellular Vesicle Urinary Proteomes"
04:40 pm -
05:00 pm:
Prof. Stephane Bayen, McGill University, Montreal, QC
"Non-targeted identification of chemical markers to authenticate honey botanical origin using LC-QTOF-MS"
Prof. J. Rafael Montenegro Burke, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
"Mapping the human metabolome for functional metabolomics"
05:00 pm -
05:20 pm:
Prof. Ken Yeung, Western University, London, ON
"MALDI MS Imaging of Small Neurochemicals in Rodent Brain Tissues with Two Complementary Matrices"
Prof. David Goodlett , University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.
"Structural Elucidation of Lipopolysaccharides using Field Asymmetric Ion Mobility Spectrometry and Kendrick Mass Defect Plots"
05:20 pm -
06:20 pm:
Networking Buffet DinnerDinner Good Food & Good Science!
Parallel Sessions After Dinner

Session 2A Chaired by Dr Ahmed Aman
(Windsor C)
Session 2B Chaired by Prof Michael Moran
06:20 pm -
06:40 pm:
Prof. John Klassen, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
"Absolute Affinities from Quantitative Shotgun Glycomics Using Concentration-Independent (COIN) Native Mass Spectrometry"
Prof. Ian Lewis, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
"Harnessing LC-MS as a tool for understanding the dynamics of bloodstream pathogens on a city-wide scale"
06:40 pm -
07:00 pm:
Prof. Styliani Consta, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
"Charging mechanisms of macromolecules in droplet-based ionization methods by linking electrostatic properties of parent solution, microscopic and nanoscopic droplets"
Prof. Jennifer Geddes-McAliste, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
"DDA- and DIA-PASEF profiling of cross-kingdom infections reveals new mechanisms driving disease"
07:00 pm -
07:20 pm:
Prof. Leonard Foster, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
"An effective, deep, yet inexpensive mass spectrometry-based fingerprinting system for detecting fraudulent honey"
Prof. Derek Wilson, York University, Toronto, ON
"High throughput dynamic structural biology in therapeutics development and manufacturing"
07:20 pm -
07:40 pm:
Prof. Pierre Chaurand, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
"Spinal cord remodeling across six mouse mutant strains monitored by mass spectrometry imaging"
Prof. Lars Konermann, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
"Cluster Formation During ESI"
07:40 pm -
08:10 pm:
Networking Dessert Break Desserts Time for something sweet...
Plenary Session Finale

Session 3 Chaired by Prof Demian Ifa
(Windsor C)
08:10 pm -
08:30 pm:
Ms. Stephanie Savard, Laboratory of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine, Montreal, QC
"Tackling Cannabinoids Ion Suppression Issues in Biological Matrices Using Chromatographic Tools"
08:30 pm -
08:50 pm:
Prof. Christoph Borchers, McGill University, Montreal, QC
"Absolute Quantitative Proteomics - Today and the Future"
08:50 pm -
09:10 pm:
Prof. Phil Britz-McKibbin, McMaster Universit, Toronto, ON
"High throughput screening of urinary nicotine metabolites for verification of tobacco smoking and secondhand smoke exposures in population health"
09:10 pm -
09:30 pm:
Prof. Arash Zarrine-Afsar, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
"Integrated morphometric and molecular classification of central nervous system cancers using a unified platform with picosecond infrared laser mass spectrometry"
09:30 pm:
Raffle TimeGiftCard3 Winners will be Drawn - Each Winner will Receive a VISA Gift Card of $100
Please make sure you drop your name card in the bowl at the registration desk.