Scientific Programme

BMSS41 Program Highlights

The BMSS41 scientific program is in an advanced stage of development, based on the 15 key themes (i.e. working session titles) listed below. BMSS members that have proposals for additional scientific sessions are encouraged to contact the BMSS Papers Secretary to discuss their vision at the earliest opportunity:

The final scientific session titles will be published here prior to the opening of on-line abstract submission on Monday 2nd March 2020.


The Maccoll Lecture

From atoms to proteins: exploring multiply charged ions

Professor Anthony Stace FRS, University of Nottingham, UK.


The Sheffield Lecture

The Applications of Mouse Spectrometry to Animal Behaviour

Professor Jane Hurst OBE, University of Liverpool, UK.


The Chair’s Invited Lecture

Professor Damià Barceló, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain.


Key Themes

  • Medical and Clinical Applications
  • MS In Forensic Science
  • Instrument Development and Fundamentals
  • Environmental and Food Analysis
  • MS In Structural Analysis
  • Proteomics (organized by the BSPR)
  • Lipidomics and Metabolomics
  • Developments in Ambient Ionization
  • Mass Spectrometry Imaging
  • Challenges in Mass Spectrometry I
  • Challenges in Mass Spectrometry II
  • Isotope Ratio MS
  • Big Data
  • Separation Science-MS
  • Complex Mixture Analysis
  • Elemental MS and ICP Ionisation
  • Biopharmaceutical Multi Attribute Method (MAM)