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March 28- April 1, 2015
Sheraton Hotel & Marina, San Diego

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ACCENT Continuing Education Credits - Expires Nov 2015

970 Attendees

Posters: 249
Podium Presentations: 105

Exhibitors: 43 (48 booths)

Agilent Technologies
American Assoc for Clinical Chemistry
Bruker Daltonics
Cambridge Isotope Laboratories
Chrom Tech
DPX Labs
EMD Millipore
Golden West Biologicals
Hamilton Robotics
Imtakt USA
Indigo BioAutomation
Ion Bench / MS Noise
IONICS Mass Spectrometry
ITSP Solutions
LEAP Technologies
LGC Standards
New England Peptide
Optimize Technologies
Parker Hannifin
Phytronix Technologies
Proteome Software
RECIPE Chemicals & Instruments
Spark Holland
Thermo Scientific
Thomson Instrument Co.
UTAK Laboratories
Zef Scientific Inc.

Corporate Partners

With Thanks to Our Corporate Sponsors:
Agilent Bruker Shimadzu SCIEX

MSACL 2015 US Travel Grants

Young Investigator Grantees

72 grants to cover shared hotel room, registration and partial flight for podium presenters.

Julia Balog
Imperial College London
Harris Bell-Temin
University of South Florida
Maria Bergquist
Uppsala University
Laura Bernstone
University Hospital of South Manchester
Brian Bird
Utah Valley University
James Bollinger
Department of Genome Sciences - University of Washington
Tiphaine Cecchini
Phelma, Grenoble INP
Crystal Cheung
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
Kevin Cho
Washington University
Didia Coelho Graça
University of Geneva
Jennifer Colby
Gonçalo Correia
Division of Computational and Systems Medicine, Imperial College London
Lewis Couchman
King's College Hospital
Surendra Dasari
Mayo Clinic
Mari DeMarco
St Paul's Hospital & University of British Columbia
Kelly Doyle
University of Utah, Department of Pathology
Joe El-Khoury
Yale University
Evelyn Gitau
Germán Augusto Gómez-Ríos
University of Waterloo
Mark Gonzalez
Washington University in St. Louis
Marianne Hädener
University of Bern
Jörg Hanrieder
University of Gothenburg
Lidong He
University of Utah
Curtis Hedman
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Tony Hu
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Frances Jackson
Imperial College London
Alan Jarmusch
Purdue University
Carl Jenkinson
University of Birmingham
Caroline Johnson
The Scripps Research Institute
Hemamalini Ketha
Mayo Clinic
Jo-Il Kim
Yonsei University
Yin-Hung Lai
Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica
Hang Li
George Washington University
Mark Marzinke
Johns Hopkins University
Allison McMullen
Washington University in St. Louis
Rafael Montenegro-Burke
Vanderbilt University
Dana Ohana
Leiden University Medical Centre
Amelia Palermo
Laboratorio Antidoping FMSI
Seungman Park
Green Cross Laboratories
Sandip Kumar Patel
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Liz Payne
Washington University in St. Louis
Nilini Ranbaduge
The Ohio State University
Yue Ren
Biomedical Engineering Department, Purdue University
Nathaly Reyes-Garces
University of Waterloo
Alec Saitman
University of California, San Diego
Kerry Scott
Christopher Shiea
University of California, Irvine
Laura Smy
University of Toronto
Zdenek Spacil
University of Washington
Sylwia Stopka
The George Washington University
Nicole Strittmatter
Imperial College London
Linda Switzar
Leiden University Medical Center
Kalev Takkis
University of Tartu, Institute of Chemistry
J. Will Thompson
Duke University
Katie Thoren
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
David Tonoli
University of Geneva
Lawrence Tse
Medical College of Wisconsin
Shahid Ullah
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Irene van den Broek
Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Department of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Panagiotis Vorkas
Imperial College London
Ryan Walsh
University of Colorado, Denver (Anschutz Medical Campus)
Cleveland State University
Nan Wang
Zhejiang University
Arnaud Wolfer
Imperial College London
Gary Woodward
University Hospital Birmingham
Jane Yang
He Yang
Univ.of California, San Francisco/SF General Hospital
Han-Yin Yang
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
Xin Yi
The University of Chicago
Ankit Zalavadia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Jiangjiang Zhu
University of Washington
Maike Zimmermann
University of California Davis

Lab Director Grantees

No abstract submission required. Intended to support exposure of current directors of clinical laboratories to mass spectrometry for use as an analytical tool.

13 grants to cover private hotel room and registration.

Sponsored by:

Thermo Waters

Neil Anderson
Washington University in Saint Louis
Charles Beavers
Mercy Hospital
Sarah Brown
Washington University School of Medicine
Yu Chen
Horizon Health Network
Sarah Hackenmueller
University of Wisconsin
Thomas Kampfrath
Santa CLara Valley Med Center
Edward Leung
The University of Chicago Medicine
Veronica Luzzi
Providence Regional Laboratory
Nang Nguyen
Rhode Island State Health Laboratories (RISHL)
Edward Sass
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Shu-Chu Shiesh
National Cheng Kung University
Nicole Tolan
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Maria Alice Willrich
Mayo Clinic

Trainee Grantees

No abstract submission required. Intended to support exposure of young clinical chemists to mass spectrometry for use as an analytical tool in the clinical laboratory.

41 grants to cover shared hotel room and registration.

Sponsored by:

Thermo Waters Cambridge Isotope Labs

Lori Bourassa
University of Washington
Shaynah Browne
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Zhiyun Cao
University of Chicago
Anthony Catchpole
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Allison Chambliss
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Kayleigh Davis
Imperial College London
Peera Hemarajata
UCLA Clnical Microbiology Laboratory
Ronald Henriquez
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Howard Horng
University of California, San Francisco
Lingyi Huang
University of Illinois at Chicago
Pamela Hummert
Johns Hopkins University
Misuk Ji
Konkuk University School of Medicine
Kin Ting Kam
Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Waddah Katrangi
Mayo Clinic
Brooke Katzman
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Dae-Hyun Ko
Asan Medical Center
David Lin
University of British Columbia
Na Lin
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo
University of Washington
Madhuri Manohar
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Anna Merrill
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Imir Metushi
University of California San Diego
John Mills
Mayo Clinic
Hanan Mohammad
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Jaime Noguez
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Khushbu Patel
Washington University in St. Louis
Lori Racsa
Emory University School of Medicine
Pratistha Ranjitkar
University of Washington
Georgia Institute of Technology
Shayesteh Roshdi Ferdosi
Biodesign institute at Arizona State University
Emily Ryan
Emory University School of Medicine
David Sartori
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Hung Su
National Sun Yat-sen University
Jonathan Tang
University of East Anglia
Martijn van Faassen
University Medical Center Groningen
University of Louisville
Yifei Yang
Yale University
De (Tyler) Yin
University of Louisville
Min Yu
University of Virginia
University of British Columbia, St. Paul's Hospital

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MSACL 2015 US Short Courses

A Comprehensive Review of Clinical Mass Spectrometry Technology & Techniques, Including Miniaturization 15
Breaking up with Excel: A Newbie's Introduction to the R Statistical Programming Language15
Clinical and Research Applications using Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry7.5
Clinical Proteomics7.5
Development and Validation of Quantitative LC-MS/MS Assays for Use in Clinical Diagnosis15
General Toxicology7.5
Getting Started with Quantitative LC-MS/MS in the Diagnostic Laboratory15
How to Develop Robust Assays Faster Using Free Data Analysis Tools15
Introduction to Clinical MS Method Development15
Introduction to Quantitative Proteomics7.5
Mass Spectrometry Toxicology Applications: Method Development and Validation, Troubleshooting, Triaging Instrumentation, Tips, Tricks and Lessons Learned7.5
Modern Sampling and Sample Preparation Technologies for Clinical Mass Spectrometry7.5
Preparing Manuscripts for Publication: Improving your Chances for Success7.5
Understanding the Optimization of LC/MS/MS to Develop Successful Methods for Identification and Quantitation in Complex Matrices15

MSACL 2015 US Plenary and Scientific Sessions

Plenary SessionMonday AM1.5
Plenary SessionTuesday AM1.5
Scientific SessionSession 1 (Mon AM) 1.25
Scientific SessionSession 2 (Mon PM) 1.25
Scientific SessionSession 3 (Tues AM)1.25
Scientific SessionSession 4 (Tues PM)1.25
Scientific SessionSession 5 (Wed AM) 1.25
Scientific SessionSession 6 (Wed Midday)1.25
Scientific SessionSession 7 (Wed PM)1.25