imsc 2018



Sessions

As the previous editions, IMSC 2018 will cover all aspects of mass spectrometry, from fundamentals to instrumentation and applications. In particular:

A) Life sciences

  • Clinical proteomics
  • Quantitative proteomics
  • Post Translational Modifications
  • Nucleic acids
  • Native MS
  • Forensic & doping
  • Pharmacology
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring and drug discovery
  • Metabolomics
  • Lipidomics
  • Glycomics, saccharides and glycoconjugates
  • MS tools in toxicology
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Single cell
  • MS imaging: applications


B) Instrumentation and Methods

  • Hyphenated techniques
  • FTMS and innovative methods for (bio)analyses
  • High resolution MS: instrumentation, methods & applications
  • Developments and applications in ion mobility MS
  • Petroleomics, hydrocarbons and biofuels
  • Ion activation and dissociations
  • Ambient and new ionization methods
  • MS imaging: instrumentation
  • Informatic tools and data analysis


C) Food and beverage

  • Metabolomics complexity
  • Novel food; nanoparticles in food and beverage; future applications
  • Food addition contaminants
  • Food integrity, authenticity & traceability
  • Safe & valuable food
  • Analytical methods in foodomics
  • Nutraceutics directions


D) Fundamental mass spectrometry

  • Ion spectroscopy
  • Photodissociation; Cryogenic ion chemistry and spectroscopy
  • Chiral discrimination
  • Gas phase ion chemistry & thermochemistry
  • Astrochemistry
  • Noncovalent interactions
  • Metal and non-metal clusters: gas phase structures and reactivity
  • Reaction mechanisms and elusive intermediates
  • Hydrogen-deuterium exchange, ion-molecule and ion-ion reactions


E) Organic and inorganic MS: challenges & applications

  • Environmental MS
  • Natural substances and their complexes
  • Materials & nanomaterials
  • Cultural heritage and archaeology
  • MS in industry
  • Polymers
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Atomic mass spectrometry: metallomics and isotope ratio mass spectrometry



KEYDATES

September 1st 2017
Registration opening

October 1st 2017
Abstract submission opening

April 15th 2018
Abstract submission closed

May 15th 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance

June 1st 2018
Early bird registration deadline

June 30th 2018
Late poster abstract submission


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