Program and Abstracts - Wednesday August 10




WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, MORNING


Agricultural and Food Safety II – British American
Organizer: Andre Castillo Chair: Cameron Pytyck

09:00 EXPLORATION OF BONE CALCIUM METABOLISM IN ANIMALS AND HUMANS USING MASS SPECTROMETRIC TECHNIQUES. Thomas Walczyk, National University of Singapore, Singapore

09:40 (I065) FOOD THERMAL LABELS AS A PATHWAY OF EXPOSURE TO BISPHENOLS AND ANALOGUES. Ziyun Xu, Lei Tian, Lan Liu, Cindy Gates Goodyer, Barbara Hales, Stéphane Bayen, McGill University, Canada

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

10:40 (I081) USING SPECTROSCOPY TO MANAGE PHOSPHORUS IN AGRICULTURAL SOILS Barbara J. Cade-Menun. Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canada.

11:20 (I047) METRICS AND MODELING FOR PORTABLE ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS. Suzanne Schreyer, Rigaku Analytical Devices, USA

11:40 (I098) INVESTIGATION OF ARSENIC AND OTHER MINE-RELATED CONTAMINANTS IN GARDEN PRODUCE FROM YELLOWKNIFE Andre Castillo1, Selena Domanski1, David Patch, Iris Koch2, Mike Palmer3, Diane Beauchemin1. 1Queen’s University, Canada; 2Royal Military College of Canada; 3Aurora College, Canada.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) for non-CSASS members – Limestone City Ballroom

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) and CSASS AGM for CSASS members (if you checked the CSASS section on the registration form, you are a CSASS member) – Old Stone Room

Electrochemical and Surface Analysis III – Room 303
Organizer: Zhe She Chair: Jennifer McLeod

08:40 (I067) ELECTROCHEMICAL AND IN SITU FTIR SPECTROSCOPIC STUDY OF CO2 REDUCTION. Aicheng Chen, University of Guelph, Canada.

09:20 (I051) ELECTROCHEMILUMINESCENCE AND SPECTROSCOPIC INSIGHTS INTO METALLIC NANOCLUSTERS. Kenneth Chu, Mahdi Hesari, Zhifeng Ding, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

09:40 (I040) SELECTIVE DETECTION OF SARS-COV-2 USING LOCALIZED SURFACE PLASMON RESONANCE APTASENSOR. Amanda Oake,1 Tyra Lewis,2 Erin Giroux,2 Sanela Martic*2 1Fleming College, 2Trent University, Canada.

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

10:40 (I026) DEVELOPING PORTABLE ANALYTICAL METHODS USING FUNCTIONALIZED SURFACES AND ELECTROCHEMISTRY, Zhe She, Queen’s University, Canada.

11:20 (I103) CYCLIC VOLTAMETRIC AND ELECTROCHEMICAL IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPIC ANALYSIS OF ICE FORMATION ON SURFACE COATINGS TOWARD PREVENTION OF SAFETY HAZARDS IN THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY. Kate Yeadon1,2, Naiheng Song2, Xiao Huang1, Edward P.C. Lai1, Kailai Wang1. 1 Carleton University; 2 National Research Council of Canada.

11:40 (I035) GENERATING ELECTRODES USING 3-D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY FOR BIO-ANALYTICAL APPLICATIONS. Kristin Partanen, Phillip Hillen, Kevin McEleney, Richard Oleschuk, Zhe She. Queen’s University, Canada.

12:00Hot buffet lunch (provided) for non-CSASS members – Limestone City Ballroom

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) and CSASS AGM for CSASS members (if you checked the CSASS section on the registration form, you are a CSASS member) – Old Stones Room

JOINT SESSION: Environmental Analysis I & Separations and Mass Spectrometry IV – Gibraltar
Organizers: Eve Kroukamp, Richard Oleschuk and Karen Waldron Co-Chairs: Eve Kroukamp and Karen Waldron

09:00 (I049) ARSENIC SPECIATION IN THE ENVIRONMENT. Qingqing Liu, Xiufen Lu, Tetiana Davydiuk, Xiaojian Chen, Karen S. Hoy, Chester Lau, Jordan R.M. Schofield and Chris Le. University of Alberta, Canada.

09:20 (I064) ANALYSIS OF ZINC PEROXIDE NANOPARTICLES DOPED WITH OTHER TRANSITION METALS BY CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS, ELECTROCHEMISTRY AND SPECTROFLUORIMETRY. Edward P.C. Lai, Sarah Elab, Eman Elmorsi, Kailai Wang and Kate Yeadon. Carleton University, Canada.

09:40 (I058) NON-TARGETED SCREENING OF PESTICIDES IN HONEY FROM CANADA USING LC-QTOF-MS. Shaghig Bilamjian1, Lei TIAN1, Caren AKIKI1, Tarun ANUMOL2, Daniel CUTHBERTSON2, Stéphane BAYEN1. 1McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; 2Agilent Technologies, USA.

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

10:40 (I114) ASSESSING OUR EXPOSURE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS IN URINE BY TARGETED AND UNTARGETED LC-MS/MS METHODS. Lekha Sleno, Ons Ousji, Ikram Benhadji Serradj. Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.

11:00 (I050) SEPARATION AND MASS SPECTROMETRY TECHNIQUES IN WATER RESEARCH. Caley Craven, Nicholas Wawryk, Kristin Carroll and Xing-Fang Li. University of Alberta, Canada.

11:20 (I105) EXPANDING THE USABILITY OF SEDIMENT CERTIFIED REFERENCE MATERIALS WITH SEQUENTIAL EXTRACTION DATA. Kelly Leblanc, INDU PIHILLAGAWA GEDARA, OVI MIHAI, PARAMEE KUMKRONG, AND ZOLTAN MESTER. National Research Council of Canada.

11:40 (I091) SUCCESSFUL SCALE-UP AND DESTRUCTION OF PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES (PFAS) IN SOIL VIA BALL MILLING. Nicholas J. Battye1, Oliver J. Allshire1, David Patch1, Dylan Roberts1, Lauren Turner2, Bernard H. Keuper2, Kela P. Weber1. Royal Military College of Canada.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) for non-CSASS members – Limestone City Ballroom

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) and CSASS AGM for CSASS members (if you checked the CSASS section on the registration form, you are a CSASS member) – Old Stones Room

Innovations from Manufacturers – Old Stones Room
Organizer and Chair: Diane Beauchemin

08:40 (I157) THERMO SCIENTIFIC VANQUISH SYSTEMS - SEE PRODUCTIVITY IN A NEW LIGHT. Vikas Chander. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Canada.

09:00 (I002) BATTERY RESEARCH USING VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY. Sergey Shilov, Bruker Optics, USA.

09:20 (I156) DEMOCRATIZING NMR SPECTROSCOPY: INTRODUCTION TO NANALYSIS BENCHTOP NMR AND APPLICATIONS. Matthew T. Zamora. Nanalysis, Canada.

09:40 (I152) INNOVATIVE AND MODERN SOLUTIONS FOR SAMPLE PREPARATION PRIOR TO ICP ANALYSIS. Adam Abdelrehim, Anton Paar Canada.

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

10:40 (I107) DETERMINATION OF CHROMIUM SPECIES IN DRINKING WATER BY ION CHROMATOGRAPHY (IC)–ICP-MS (FAST, SENSITIVE, AND ACCURATE MEASUREMENT OF CR(VI) USING A METROHM IC COUPLED TO AGILENT ICP-MS). Parviz Shahbazikhah1, Jayesh Gandhi2, Yan Cheung3. 1Metrohm Canada; 2Metrohm USA, 3Agilent Technologies, USA

11:00 (I150) RECENT ADVANCEMENT IN QUADRUPOLE-BASED ICP-MS. Aaron Hineman, PerkinElmer, Canada.

11:20 (I109) 10 YEARS OF ICP-MS/MS: HOW AGILENT REVOLUTIONIZED ICPMS. R. Bastian Georg, Clint Walker, Ed McCurdy, Glenn Woods and Jean-Louis Cabral. Agilent Technologies, Canada

11:40 (I149) ILLUMINATING THE EDGE OF DISCOVERY, NEOMA MULTICOLLECTOR ICP-MS. Peter Stow, Isomass, Canada.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) for non-CSASS members – Limestone City Ballroom

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) and CSASS AGM for CSASS members (if you checked the CSASS section on the registration form, you are a CSASS member) – Old Stones Room

Spectroscopy of Emerging Photonic Materials I – Room 204
Organizer and Chair: Kevin Stamplecoskie Co-Chair: Emily Steele

09:00 (I118) SPIN-POLARIZED EMISSION IN NOBLE METAL NANOCLUSTERS. Patrick J. Herbert and Kenneth L. Knappenberger, Jr. Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.

09:40 (I151) CUSTOMIZABLE SILVER NANOPARTICLE SERS FILMS: OPTIMIZATION AND PESTICIDE SENSING. Graham Beaton, Yazan Bdour, Carlos Escobedo, Kevin Stamplecoskie., Queen’s University, Canada

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

10:40 (I117) ACCELERATED SIZE-FOCUSING PHOTOCHEMICAL SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL FLUORESCENT PEPTIDE-PROTECTED GOLD NANOCLUSTERS FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS, Parimah Aminfar, Kevin Stamplecoskie, Queen’s University, Canada.

11:00 (I125) ASSESSING THE PROPERTIES OF NANOCLUSTERS FOR PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY Kristen Harrington and Kevin Stamplecoskie. Queen’s University, Canada.

11:20 (I155) N-HETEROCYCLIC CARBENES AS LIGANDS FOR METAL SURFACES AND NANOCLUSTERS. Cathleen Crudden1,2. Queen's University, Canada; 2Nagoya University, Japan.

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) for non-CSASS members – Limestone City Ballroom

12:00 Hot buffet lunch (provided) and CSASS AGM for CSASS members (if you checked the CSASS section on the registration form, you are a CSASS member) – Old Stones Room

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, AFTERNOON


Environmental Analysis II – Room 303
Organizer and Chair: Eve Kroukamp

13:40 (I037) APPLICATION OF ANALYTICAL TOOLS TO PROBE THE BIONORGANIC CHEMISTRY OF TOXIC METAL(LOID)S IN MAMMALS. M. DOROUDIAN, A. GAUTAM, T.G. Bridle and J. Gailer, University of Calgary, Canada.

14:00 (I024) EFFECT OF NITROGEN FERTILIZER APPLICATION ON PLANT USABLE NITROGEN SPECIES IN SOIL DURING SORGHUM GROWING SEASON ON MARGINAL LANDS IN ONTARIO. Zhongwei Shi, Hongbin Dong, Julia Lu. Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada.

14:20 (I082) DEVELOPMENT OF A RAPID UV-ACTIVATED TOTAL OXIDIZABLE PRECURSOR (TOP) ASSAY FOR IMPROVED QUANTIFICATION OF PER - AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES (PFAS) IN AQUEOUS FILM FORMING FOAM (AFFF). Natalia O’Connor1, David Patch1, Iris Koch1, Kela Weber1, Jinxia Liu2, 1Royal Military College of Canada, 2McGill University, Canada.

14:40 (I101) ELUCIDATING DEGRADATION MECHANISMS FOR A RANGE OF PFAS VIA CONTROLLED IRRADIATION STUDIES. David Patch1, Natalia O’Connor1, Iris Koch1, Tom Cresswell2, Cath Hughes2, Justin B. Davies2, Jennifer Scott1, Denis O’carroll1,3, Kela Weber1,3. 1Royal Military College of Canada; 2Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia; 3University of New South Wales, Australia.

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by ISOSPARK – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I077) DIRECT ANALYSIS OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN SEAWATER USING ICP-MS WITH VERSATILE REACTION MODES. Liyan Xing, Chady Stephan. PerkinElmer Inc. Canada

16:00 (I043) WHAT THE ELK?! BIOMONITORING OF ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES IN BUTTE, MONTANA TO DETERMINE THE IMPACT FROM A LOCAL SUPERFUND SITE. Nausheen Sadiq, Catharina Venter, Kevin Hayes, James Walker, Caleb Marx, Gwen O’Sullivan. Mount Royal University, Canada.

16:20 (I016) QUANTIFICATION OF SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY OF TREATMENT WETLAND BIOFILM. Anbareen J. Farooq1, Mhari Chamberlain1, Arman Poonja1, Kevin G. Mumford2, Kela P. Weber1, Royal Military College of Canada.

16:40 (I112) AIR QUALITY MONITORING, SCIENCE, AND OUTREACH IN WATERLOO REGION, ONTARIO. Yara Khalaf1, Carol Salama1, Brenda Kurorwaho1, Jessica Deon2, Hind A. Al-Abadleh1. 1Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; 2University of Toronto, Canada.

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Sample Introduction Systems for the Inductively Coupled Plasma – Old Stones Room
Organizer: Michael Trolio Co-Chairs: Zichao Zhou and Michael Trolio

13:40 (I115) PHOTOCHEMICAL VAPOR GENERATION FOR ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS: THE ROAD SO FAR… Daniel L. G. Borges, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil

14:20 (I158) INFRARED-HEATED MODIFIED CYCLONIC SPRAY CHAMBER FOR INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA OPTICAL EMISSION SPECTROMETRY. Ahmed Al Hejami,1 Mirah Burgener,2 John Burgener,2 Diane Beauchemin.1 1Queen's University, Canada; 2Burgener Research Inc., Canada

14:40 (I096) TOTAL CONSUMPTION INFRARED-HEATED SAMPLE INTRODUCTION SYSTEM TO IMPROVE INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETRY. Zichao Zhou, Ahmed Al Hejami and Diane Beauchemin, Queen's University, Canada

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by ISOSPARK – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I093) OPTIMIZATION OF INFRARED-HEATED SAMPLE INTRODUCTION SYSTEM FOR INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETRY. Darrian Prendergast, Zichao Zhou, Diane Beauchemin Queen’s University, Department of Chemistry, 90 Bader Lane, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada.

16:00 (I097) DEVELOPMENT OF A SIMPLE METHOD FOR THE DIRECT DETERMINATION OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS IN SLAG USING ELECTROTHERMAL VAPORIZATION INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA OPTICAL EMISSION SPECTROMETRY. Yangyang Wang, D. Beauchemin. Queen’s University, Canada.

16:20 (I080) DIRECT ANALYSIS OF INSECT-BASED PROTEINS USING ELECTROTHERMAL VAPORIZATION COUPLED WITH INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA OPTICAL EMISSION SPECTROMETRY. Yulianna Holowaty1, Diane Beauchemin1, Kelly Leblanc2, and Zoltan Mester 2, 1Queen’s University, Canada; 2National Research Council of Canada.

16:40 (I134) REDUCTION OF MATRIX EFFECTS AND OXIDE INTERFERENCES USING NOVEL LIQUID-LIQUID JUNCTION INTRODUCTION SYSTEM FOR INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETRY. Michael Trolio, Diane Beauchemin. Queen’s University, Canada

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Separations and Mass Spectrometry V: Nutrition & Food / Instrumentation / Microfluidics – Gibraltar
Organizers: Richard Oleschuk and Karen Waldron Co-Chairs: Jiaxi Peng and Andrei Drabovich

13:40 (I014) FAST GC-MS METHOD FOR IDENTIFICATION AND QUANTIFICATION OF TERPENES FROM CANNABIS SAMPLES. Abdul Qudeer Ahmed1, Yoonjo Park1, David Noshad2, and Paul Li1. 1Simon Fraser University, Canada; 2Medcan Biotechnologies Inc., Canada.

14:00 (I045) STEREOSELECTIVE ANALYSIS OF TARTARIC ACID USING COMPLEXATION WITH EUROPIUM-TETRACYCLINE AND SEPARATION BY CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS. Doug Craig, Joshua W Hollett, Sumaiya Abas, Brynne K Riehl. University of Winnipeg, Canada.

14:20 (I079) MAKING 3D PAPER-BASED ANALYTICAL DEVICE ON A SINGLE-SHEET OF 2D FILTER PAPER. Lishen Zhang, Daniel O. Reddy; Timothy T. Salomons; Richard Oleschuk. Queen’s University, Canada.

14:40 (I017) A SIMPLE LOW-COST 3D PRINTED SHEATH FLOW CUVETTE FOR SENSITIVE FLUORESCENCE DETECTION IN CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS. Cameron Skinner, Concordia University, Canada.

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by ISOSPARK – Limestone City Ballroom
15:40 (I036) DIGITAL MICROFLUIDICS COMBINED WITH MASS SPECTROMETRY FOR SINGLE-CELL PROTEOME ANALYSIS. Jiaxi Peng, Erica Y. Scott, Calvin Chan, Maxwell E. Olson and Aaron R. Wheeler. University of Toronto, Canada.

16:00 (I124) GOING AGAINST THE FLOW: A RETURN TO A MEMBRANE APPROACH FOR MICROFLUIDIC MICROBIAL FUEL CELLS YIELDS NEW BENCHMARKS. L. Gong, M. A. Amirdehi, J. M. Sonawane, N. Jia, L. Torres de Oliveira and Jesse Greener. Université Laval, Canada.

16:20 (I072) PATTERNED WETTABILITY AND CONDUCTIVE TOUCH FOR IMPROVED TISSUE PROFILING WITH LIQUID MICROJUNCTION SURFACE SAMPLING. Richard Oleschuk, Matthias Hermann, Haidy Metwally, Jian Yu, Rory McEwan, Phillip Hillen, Ben Tucker, Kasia Donovan, Jess Deng, Queen’s University, Canada.

16:40 End of session

Speciation Analysis – British American
Organizer and chair: Helen Lord

13:20 (I088) HOW DO YOU CONDUCT ARSENIC SPECIATION ANALYSIS WHEN YOUR ICP-MS ISN’T WORKING? Iris Koch, Blaire Coffey, David Patch, Natalia O’Connor, Jennifer Scott, Kela Weber. Royal Military College of Canada, Canada.

14:00 (I086) ARSENIC SPECIATION IN CANADIAN PEAT POGS. Isabelle Hébert, Iris Koch, Blaire Coffey, David Patch. Royal Military College of Canada.

14:20 (I092) 82Se-ENRICHED SELENIZED YEAST: A PERFECTLY MATRIX-MATCHED STANDARD FOR ISOTOPE DILUTION ANALYSIS OF SELENIZED YEAST. Kelly LeBlanc and Zoltan Mester. National Research Council Canada.

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by ISOSPARK – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I141) RAPID AND AUTOMATED ELEMENTAL SPECIATION FOR CLINICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND FOOD APPLICATIONS. C. Derrick Quarles Jr., Elemental Scientific, USA

16:20 (I104) CHALLENGES IN ATMOSPHERIC MERCURY SPECIATION ANALYSIS. Julia Lu, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada.

16:40 (I057) AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR METHYLMERCURY SPECIATION WITH HPLC-ICP-MS. Kenneth Ong, Caroline Ling and Aaron Hineman, PerkinElmer Inc., Canada.

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Spectroscopy of Emerging Photonic Materials II – Room 204
Organizer: Kevin Stamplecoskie Co-Chairs: Goonay Yousefalizadeh and Kristen Harrington

13:40 (I146) SYNCHROTRON X-RAY SPECTROSCOPY OF SOME METAL NANOCLUSTERS, Peng Zhang, Dalhousie University, Canada.

14:20 (I121) PHOTOLUMINESCENCE ENHANCEMENT AND PRESERVATION IN MONOLAYER MOLYBDENUM DISULFIDE VIA SUPERACID TREATMENT AND 2D ENCAPSULATION. Kurt H. Tyson, James R. Godfrey, Robert. G. Knobel, and James M. Fraser. Queen’s University, Canada.

15:00 Refreshment break sponsored by ISOSPARK – Limestone City Ballroom

15:40 (I153) TWO PHOTON ABSORBANCE AND ACTION SPECTRUM OF SILVER CLUSTERS FOR PHTODYNAMIC THERAPY. Emily Steele, Rachel Odell, James Fraser, Kevin Stamplecoskie, Queen’s University, Canada.

16:00 (I145) ATOMICALLY PRECISE METAL CLUSTERS: SYNTHESIS, UNIQUE PHOTOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES, AND THEIR ADVANTAGES IN BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS. Goonay Yousefalizadeh, Queen’s University, Canada.

16:40 End of session

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