BMSS Environmental & Food Analysis SIG meeting 2019

EFASIG2019 Scientific Programme, July 17, 2019

John Dalton Building, MMU, Chester Street, Manchester


09.30 - 10.00 Registration & Coffee


Session 1A.  Mass Spectrometry in Environmental  Forensics


10.00 Keynote 1

Dr Steve Mudge, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, and Chair of the International Network of Environmental

Forensics (INEF)   

General title: Environmental Forensics


10.30  Dr Robert Bradshaw, Lecturer in Analytical Science, Centre for Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Biomolecular

Sciences Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University , Sheffield

Food contamination from plastic packaging


10.50  Scott Campbell, Spectral Works, Runcorn

Automated comparison of Coffee Samples by GC-MS using AnalyzerPro®


11.10 Coffee break


Session 1B. Forensic Analysis, Compound Identification and Non-targeted Analysis


11.30  Rhys Jones, Senior research scientist, Waters Corporation, Wilmslow

Use of Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionisation Gas Chromatography for Compound Identification


11.50 Dr Caroline Gauchotte-Lindsay, Lecturer in Environmental Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow

Non-targeted analysis of organic contaminants in complex environmental matrices: from sampling to data integration


12.10 Dr Sean Comber, Reader in Environmental Chemistry, Plymouth University

Source tracking of active pharmaceutical ingredients in a highly polluted river using direct aqueous injection - high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS)


12.30 Lunch,Posters and Exhibition

ATG Scientific, Bruker Daltonics  Cole Parmer, KRSS, Leco UK, MS Tech Solutions, Shimadzu,

Thermofisher Scientific, Waters Corporation


Session 2A. Food & Environmental Analysis and Non-target Analysis                  


14.00 Keynote 2

 Dr Leon Peters, University of Birmingham

Multi Residue High Resolution Accurate Mass (HRAM) Methods for the determination of Ultra-Trace level GC Amenable Environmental Contaminants: Temporal Relationships Revealed in Dated UK Freshwater Sediment Cores.


14.30 Dr Ashley Sage, Sciex, Warrington

Robust and sensitive method for direct analysis of polar pesticides in food and environmental samples by LC-MS/MS


14.50 Neville Llewellyn, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hemel Hempstead

The role of the Orbitrap and Triple-Quad in Quantitative and Qualitative environmental and food analysis: Overview of solutions EU Water Framework Directive (WFD); Forensic data-mining using Compound Discoverer; and rapid semi/quantitative analysis using PaperSpray


15.10  Alan Griffiths, Leco Instruments UK, Hazel Grove

Utilising GCxGC to Increase Analyte Identification and Confidence in Non-Target Analysis


15.30 Tea break


Session 2B.  Environmental Analysis including Custom Software, Automation and Specialist Mass Spectrometric Techniques


15.50 Bob Galvin, Bruker Daltonics, Coventry

Combination of targeted and non-targeted workflows for the identification of pollutants in river water using passive sampkling method


16.10 Dr Mark Barrow, University of Warwick, Warwick 

KairosMS: Processing of hyphenated ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry data


16.30 Kathy Ridgway, Anatune, Cambridge

 The automation of OCP analysis in water.


16.50 Dr Heather Walker, Sheffield University, Advion, Nottingham

Mobile Mass Spectrometry - A Comparison of Lab and Field Based Results


17.10  Raymond Wong, Shimadzu, Milton Keynes

Determination of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in plant material using SFC-MS/MS


17.30 Closing Remarks Dr David Megson, MMU


EFASIG2019 Organizers are Grateful to the support of the following Exhibitors/Sponsors:

ATG Scientific, Bruker Daltonics  Cole Parmer, KRSS, LECO UK, MS Tech Solutions, Shimadzu,

Thermofisher Scientific, Waters Corporation.