Program and Abstracts - Tuesday August 9th



TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, MORNING


Agricultural and Food Safety I – British American
Organizer and chair: Andre Castillo

9:00 (I108) HOT TOPICS IN HEAVY METALS TESTING IN FOOD. Jenny Nelson1, Elaine Hasty2, Macy Harris2, Sam Heckle2, and Leanne Anderson2. 1Agilent Technologies Inc.; 2CEM Corporation, USA.

9:40 (I059) METALS AND FOOD SAFETY, TRENDING TOPICS. Eve Kroukamp and Liyan Xing. PerkinElmer Inc. Canada.

10:00 Refreshment break sponsored by SFR and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

10:40 (I142) MICROWAVE DIGESTION AND ANALYSIS OF 10 DIFFERENT FOOD SAMPLES PREPARED IN A SINGLE BATCH. Bob Lockerman, CEM Corporation, USA.

11:20 (I095) RISK ASSESMENT OF SEAWEED AS AN ALTERNATIVE PROTEIN SOURCE. Helen Lord, Qiqi Zhang, Andre Castillo, Kelly LeBlanc, Diane Beauchemin, Zoltan Mester. Queen’s University, Department of Chemistry, Canada; National Research Council of Canada.

11:40 (I099) A BIO-ACCESSIBILITY STUDY OF POTENTIALLY TOXIC ELEMENTS IN INSECT-BASED ALTERNATIVE PROTEINS USING INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETRY. Cameron Pytyck1, Zoltan Mester2, Diane Beauchemin1. 1Queen’s University, Canada; 2National Research Council of Canada.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) – Limestone City Ballroom

Electrochemical and Surface Analysis I – Room 303
Organizer and Chair: Zhe She

09:00 (I033) ABSOLUTE ELECTROCHEMILUMINESCENCE QUANTUM EFFICIENCY. Kenneth Chu, Jonathan Adsetts, Liuqing Yang, Zhifeng Ding. University of Western Ontario, Canada

09:40 (I085) FLOW-THROUGH SUBWAVELENGHT NANOAPERTURES FOR THE DETECTION OF GAS-PHASE ANALYTES. Juan Gomez-Cruz1, Swapnil Daxini2, Jack A. Barnes1, Hans-Peter Loock2, Carlos Escobedo1, 1 Queen’s University, Canada; 2 University of Victoria, Canada.

10:00 Refreshment break sponsored by SFR and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

10:40 (I015) ELECTROCHEMISTRY OF NEURONAL PROTEINS AND PEPTIDES. Sanela Martic, Trent University, Canada

11:20 (I018) ELETROCHEMICAL IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY AND CYCLIC VOLTAMMETRY FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF SUPERCAPACITORS. Dominik P.J. Barz, Queen’s University, Canada.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) - Limestone City Ballroom

NMR II – Room 204
Organizer: Gang Wu Chair: Frédéric Perras

09:00 (I126) HIGH FIELDS, FAST SPINNING AND PULSE SEQUENCES FOR ENHANCING NMR SENSITIVITY AND RESOLUTION OF QUADRUPOLAR NUCLEI. Zhehong Gan, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, USA.

10:00 Refreshment break sponsored by SFR and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

10:40 (I123) A COMBINED THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION METAL-ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS (MOFS) WITH POTENTIAL APPLICATION TO SUPERCAPACITORS. Carlos M. Hangarter, Boris Dyatkin, Anna Albert, Matthew Laskoski, Mark C. Palenik, Joel B. Miller, Michael W. Swift, John L. Lyons, and Christopher A. Klug1. 1U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, USA.

11:20 (I130) EXPLORING QUATERNARY CHALCOGENIDE SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS USING MULTINUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY. Vladimir K. Michaelis and Amit Bhattacharya, University of Alberta, Canada.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) - Limestone City Ballroom

Separations and Mass Spectrometry II: Biomolecules/ -Omics – Gibraltar Organizers: Richard Oleschuk and Karen Waldron Co-Chairs: Jian Yu and Karen Waldron


09:00 (I135) ENDING BRUTE FORCE PROTEOMICS DATA ACQUISITION USING MACHINE LEARNING. Mathieu Lavallée-Adam. University of Ottawa and Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology, Canada.

09:40 (I053) MEASUREMENT ERROR MODELS FOR LC-MS PROTEOMICS MEASUREMENTS. Seketoulie Keretsu and Tobias Karakach. Dalhousie University, CANADA.

10:00 Refreshment break sponsored by SFR and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

10:40 (I056) A CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS ASSAY TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH IODINE DEFICIENCY IN CANADA. Stellena Mathiaparanam1, Adriana Nori de Macedo1,2, Andrew Mente3, Paul Poirier4, Scott A. Lear5, Andreas Wielgosz6, Koon Teo3, Salim Yusuf3, and Philip Britz-McKibbin1. 1McMaster University, Canada; 2, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil; 3McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada; 4Université Laval, Canada; 5Simon Fraser University, Canada; 6University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada.

11:00 (I071) BIOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF GELSOLIN PEPTIDES: AGGREGATION AND INHIBITION. Carlos Quintero Arias, Sanela Martic. Trent University, Canada.

11:20 (I048) RATIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF SEROLOGICAL DIAGNOSTICS BY IMMUNOPRECIPITATION-TARGETED MASS SPECTROMETRY. Zhiqiang Fu, Yasmine Rais, Delaram Dara and Andrei Drabovich. University of Alberta, Canada.

11:40 (I030) APPLICATIONS OF MASS SPECTROMETRY FOR THE STUDY OF THE HUMAN GUT MICROBIOME. Daniel Figeys. University of Ottawa, Canada.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) - Limestone City Ballroom

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, AFTERNOON


Electrochemical and Surface Analysis II – Room 303
Organizer: Zhe She Chair: Kristin Partanen

13:40 (I027) QUANTITATIVE ELECTROCHEMISTRY OF SUPRAMOLECULAR HOST-GUEST BINDING ON SURFACES. Hua-Zhong Yu, Simon Fraser University, Canada

14:20 (I060) ELECTROCHEMICAL HOST-GUEST BIOSENSOR FOR IN BLOOD MEASUREMENTS. Philippe Dauphin Ducharme, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by FlowJEM and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I028) SPECTROFLUIDICS: A GENERALIZABLE FABRICATION METHOD OPENS THE DOOR TO A WIDE RANGE OF APPLICATIONS. Jesse Greener. Université Laval, Canada.

16:20 (I009) LABEL-FREE PATHOGEN DETECTION USING BROAD SPECTRU BIORECOGNITION ELEMENT. Jennifer F. McLeod, R. Stephen Brown, Zhe She; Queen’s University, Canada.

16:40 (I001) MOF-BASED POTENTIOMETRIC PVC MEMBRANE SENSORS FOR THE DETERMINATION OF ACTIVE DRUG SUBSTANCES. Serkan Tekce,1 Gulsah Saydan Kanberoglu,1 Fatih Coldur2 and Yaver Subasi,1 1Van Yuzuncu Yıl University, Turkey, 2Erzincan Binali Yildirim University, Turkey.

17:00 Reception sponsored by Agilent and exhibition– Limestone City Ballroom

18:00 Banquet with show by Dick Joiner – ticket required – Limestone City Ballroom

Nanomaterials and their Analysis – British American
Organizer: Zichao Zhou Co-Chairs: Zichao Zhou and Michael Trolio

13:20 (I004) PROGRESSIVE ANALYSIS OF NANOMATERIALS IN ENVIRONMENTAL MATRICES – SELECTED ASPECTS FROM SAMPLING TO DATA EVALUATION. Petra Krystek, Vrije Universiteit (VU), The Netherlands; Andreas Wimmer, Technical University Munich, Germany; Rob Ritsema, RR Quality Consultancy, the Netherlands; Carsten Engelhard, University of Siegen, Germany.

14:00 (I076) NANOPARTICLES SIZE ANALYSIS BY SEDIMENTATION AND CHARGE ANALYSIS BY MICROFLUIDIC ELECTROPHORESIS USING A 3D-PRINTING DEVICE. Edward P.C. Lai. Carleton University, Canada.

14:20 (I068) USING FLUORESCENT CARBON DOTS FOR DETECTION OF NITROTYROSINE. Nayomi Camilus1, Rafik Naccache2, Sanela Martic1. 1Trent University, Canada. 2Concordia University, Canada.

14:40 (I102) PARSIMONIOUS METHODOLOGY FOR SYNTHESIS OF SILVER AND COPPER FUNCTIONALIZED CELLULOSE. David Patch1, Natalia O’Connor1, Debora Meira2, Jennifer Scott1, Iris Koch1, Kela Weber2. Royal Military College of Canada, Canada; 2Argonne National Laboratory, USA.

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by FlowJEM and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I148) STRATEGIES AND APPROACHES FOR PARTICULATE MATTER (PM) ANALYSIS IN AIR. Chady Stephan, Ruth Merrifield, Aaron Hineman. PerkinElmer Inc., Canada.

16:20 (I150) ANALYTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE USE OF SP ICP-MS WITH NATURAL SAMPLES. Ibrahim Jreije, Agil Azimzada, Madjid Hadioui, Kevin J. Wilkinson. Université de Montréal, Canada.

16:40 End of session

17:00 Reception sponsored by Agilent and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

18:00 Banquet with show by Dick Joiner – ticket required – Limestone City Ballroom

NMR III – Room 204
Organizer: Gang Wu Chair: Rui Huang


13:20 (I131) ISOTOPE EFFECTS IN NMR SPECTROSCOPY – A BRIEF OVERVIEW. Roderick E. Wasylishen, University of Alberta, Canada.

14:20 (I116) LOOKING INSIDE CANADIAN OILSEEDS – OIL PROFILING BY HRMAS NMR. Christopher W. Kirby, Leah K. Gauthier, and Maike B. Fischer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada.

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by FlowJEM and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I022) SOLID-STATE NMR SPECTROSCOPY FOR STRUCTURE CHARACTERIZATION AND ION-DYNAMICS STUDIES IN LITHIUM-ION-BASED SOLID-STATE ELECTROLYTES. Sandamini H. Alahakoon,, Feipeng Zhao, Xiaona Li, Shumin Zhang, Jiamin Fu, Xueling Sun, Yining Huang. University of Western Ontario, Canada.

16:00 (I122) A NEW DIMENSION IN HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSIS. Frédéric A. Perras, Alexander L. Paterson, James Cunningham, Guillaume P. Laurent, Scott Southern, Takeshi Kobayashi, Marek Pruski, Aaron D. Sadow, Igor I. Slowing, US DOE Ames Laboratory, USA.

16:40 End of session

17:00 Reception sponsored by Agilent and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

18:00 Banquet with show by Dick Joiner - ticket required – Limestone City Ballroom

Separations and Mass Spectrometry III: -Omics / Imaging – Gibraltar
Organizers: Richard Oleschuk and Karen Waldron Co-Chairs: Haixia Zhang and Richard Oleschuk


13:20 (I008) HIGH THROUGHPUT QUANTIFICATION OF VICINE, CONVICINE AND LEVODOPA FROM FABA BEAN USING FLOW INJECTION ANALYSIS-HIGH FIELD ASYMMETRIC WAVEFORM ION MOBILITY MASS SPECTROMETRY. Haixia Zhang, University of Winnipeg, Canada.

13:40 (I038) SEPARATION ORTHOGONALITY IN 2D HPLC – CZE APPLICATIONS FOR BOTTOM-UP PROTEOMICS. Darien Yeung, Vic Spicer, Oleg Krokhin. University of Manitoba, Canada.

14:00 (I083) MASS SPECTROMETRY BASED STRATEGY FOR IMMUNOPEPTIDOME ANALYSIS. Rui Chen, Kelly M. Fulton, Anh Tran, Diana Duque, Susan M. Twine and Jianjun Li. National Research Council Canada.

14:20 (I074) THE VALIDATION AND ANALYSIS OF DIETARY URINE BIOMARKERS IN RELATION TO CHRONIC DISEASE RISK. Biban Gill, Vanessa Martinez, Erick Helmeczi, Stellena Mathiaparanam, Sathish Thirunavukkarasu, Gui Paré, Salim Yusuf, Koon Teo, Philip Britz-McKibbin. McMaster University, Canada.

14:40(I066) ANALYTICAL CHALLENGES AND ADVANCES IN LONGITUDINAL LC-MS LIPIDOMICS STUDIES. Lise Cougnaud, Oluwatosin Kuteyi, Dajana Vuckovic. Concordia University, Canada.

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by FlowJEM and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I062) THE SERUM METABOLOME BY MULTISEGMENT INJECTION-CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS-MASS SPECTROMETRY: A HIGH THROUGHPUT PLATFORM AND STANDARDIZED DATA WORKFLOW FOR LARGE-SCALE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES. Zachary Kroezen, Meera Shanmuganathan, Eric Fries, Na-Yung Seoh, Natasia Kurysko, Navneet Kang, Hani Choksi, Philip Britz-McKibbin. McMaster University, Canada.

16:00 (I075) A HIGH-THROUGHOUT PLATFORM FOR THE RAPID SCREENING OF VITAMIN D STATUS BY DIRECT INFUSION-MS/MS. Erick Helmeczi1, Eric Fries1, Lauren Perry1, Karen Choong1, Katie O’Hearn2, Dayre McNally2, and Philip Britz-McKibbin1, McMaster University, Canada; 2Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Canada.

16:20 (I032) MALDI MASS SPECTROMETRY IMAGING – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN QUANTITIVE ANALYSIS. Ken Yeung. Western University, Canada.

16:40 (I052) EFFECT OF STORAGE CONDITIONS ON ACTIVITY OF GLUTARALDEHYDE-CROSSLINKED TRYPSIN USING DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS (DOE) AND CE-BASED PEPTIDE MAPPING WITH TWO-MARKER MIGRATION TIME CORRECTION. Marie-Pier Ouellet, Meriem Boudhina and Karen Waldron. University of Montreal, Canada.

17:00 Reception sponsored by Agilent and exhibition – Limestone City Ballroom

18:00 Banquet with show by Dick Joiner - ticket required – Limestone City Ballroom