Scientific Programme


10:00  Welcome introduction. Andy Ray, AstraZeneca

10:05  Keynote Speaker: Simon Hird, Waters ‘Direct Mass Spectrometry for High Throughput Food Analysis’

10.45  Mark Perkins, Anatune. Automated Headspace Analysis of Selective Fragrance Binding and Release from Cucurbiturils using Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry.

11.10 Yuying Du, University of Birmingham. Native LESA mass spectrometry of Intact Proteins and Protein Complexes Directly from Living Bacterial Colonies

11.35 Poster Introductions

12:00 Exhibition, Poster Session and Lunch

13.30 Jan-Christoph Wolf, Plasmion. Advanced applications of the SICRIT ion source: From fast classification and fraud detection to detailed aroma profiling and emission monitoring

13.55 Alice Flint, Queen’s University Belfast. The Development of Rapid Evaporative Ionisation Mass Spectrometry for the Detection and Diagnosis of Plant Parasitic Nematode Infections in Crops

14.20 Andrew Hambly, University of Bristol. Identification of β-Carotene Oxidation Products Produced by Bleaching Clay Using UPLC-ESI-MS/MS

14.55 Coffee/tea

15.10 Henriette Krenkel, University of Reading. LAP-MALDI MS for high-speed sample screening: from 5 to 40 samples/s

15.35 Valerio Converso, LGC. Meat Speciation Via Deployable ASAP-QDa

16.00 James Hobday, Oxford Indices. According to chemistry, whisky is a solution

16:25 Closing remarks. Dave Megson, MMU

16.30 – 19.30 Networking Event: Wates House