Scientific Programme

09.30 - 09.35

Introduction by Professor Simona Francese

09.35 - 10:25

Emeritus Professor Malcolm Clench (Sheffield Hallam University)

Advances in Mass Spectrometry Imaging 2000-2023

10:25 - 10.50           


10:50 - 11.20

Dr Michael Nairn (Shimadzu)

Accessible MALDI Imaging! Mass Spectrometry Imaging on a class leading Benchtop MALDI-TOF Platform


11:20 - 11:40

Sophie M. Pearce1 (Sheffield Hallam University)

Multimodal Mass Spectrometry Imaging of an Osteosarcoma Multicellular Tumour Spheroid Model to Investigate Drug-Induced Response 

11:40 – 12:00

Matija Lagator (University of Manchester)

Reactive Gas Cluster Ion Beams for Enhanced drug analysis by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry

12:00 - 12:20

Dr. Giuseppe Martano  (Head of the Metabolomics Unit, Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy)

Untargeted Metabolomics with Imaging Mass Spectrometry

12:20 - 13:40

Lunch and Poster Session


13:40 – 14:00

G. Bindi (University of Milano-Bicocca)

Delving deeper into the Tumour Microenvironment:

a MS-driven spatial multiomics approach to provide new molecular insights into immune-tumour cell communication


14:00 - 14:20

Anthony Devlin (Rosalind Franklin Institute)

Trapped ion mobility spectrometry coupled with MALDI-IMS facilitates the spatially resolved analysis of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs)


14:20 - 14:40

Prof. Dr. Sven Heiles, (ISAS e.V., Germany) 

Visualizing cellular lipid distributions by mass spectrometry imaging

14:40 – 15:00

Marcello Ziaco (Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry ICB)

An integrated approach based on LCMS/MS and DESI-MSI for

identification and localization of sulfolipids in brain tissue

15:00 - 15:20

 V. Tibljas (Sheffield Hallam University)

Mass spectrometry imaging and spectroscopic detection of counterfeits and forgery

15:20 - 15:25

Rohith Krishna (Sheffield Hallam University)

Enhancing MALDI Imaging Performance of molecular fingerprinting with SELECT SERIES MRT

15:25 - 15:30

Saira Hameed (Rosalind Franklin Institute)

Mass spectrometry imaging of single cells

15:30 - 15:35

Reece Franklin (University of Nottingham)

Characterisation of vaccine delivery and metabolic impact investigation using OrbiSIMS

15:35 –15:40

Caroline Pollard (National Physical Laboratory)

Development of high sensitivity imaging methods for optimal molecular coverage


15:40 - 16:30

Professor Martina Marchetti-Deschmann (University of Technology, Vienna)


16:30 - 17:30

Refreshments and Wine Reception