Preliminary Program

Keynote Lectures

  • Donald Hunt, University of Virginia, "Immunotherapy of Cancer and the Role of Mass Spectrometry"
  • Dominic Desiderio, University of Tennessee, "Peptidomics Research Before It was Called Peptidomics"
  • Richard Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, "Protein and Peptide Imaging MS"
  • Jonathan V. Sweedler, University of Illinois, "Measuring Signaling Peptides One Cell at a Time"
Unique Challenges for Measurements of Endogenous Peptides: Sequence Analysis, Peptide Stability and Discovery
  • Robert Kennedy, University of Michigan, "Observation of Peptide Dynamics In Vivo Evoked by Behavior and Optogenetic Stimulation using LC-MS"
  • Kurt Boonene, K.U. Leuven, "Peptidomics in Neuroendocrine Research"
  • Lingjun Li, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Multi-Faceted Approach for Functional Discovery of Neuropeptides"
  • Xiaozhe Zhang, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China, "Extensive Neuropeptidomic Characterization with an Integrated Mass Spectrometric and Pharmacological Approach"
Informatics for Peptidome Discovery
  • Nuno Banderia, UC San Diego, "Spectral Network for de novo Sequencing"
  • Andy Christie, University of Hawaii, "In Silico Prediction of Crustacean Peptidomes"

Peptide Processing and Post-Translational Modifications
  • Vivian Hook, UC San Diego, "Frontiers in Neuropeptidomics Profiling of Intercellular Signaling Networks in Human Health and Disease"
  • James Checco, University of Illinois, "MS Characterization of D-Amino Acid-Containing Peptides"
  • Lloyd Fricker, Albert Einstein School Medicine, "Quantitative Peptidomics of Yeast, Mouse, and Human Cells"
  • Beatrix Ueberheide, New York University, "Uncovering Disulfide-Rich Peptide Venoms Using Chemical Derivatization and ETD"

Peptide Imaging Using Mass Spectrometry
  • Per Andrén, Uppsala University, "Sample Handling, Quantification and Imaging of Brain Signalling Molecules
  • Peter Verhaert, Delft University of Technology, "Tissue Imaging of Neuropeptides Using MALDI Orbitrap MS
  • Ron Heeren, Maastricht University, "High Resolution MS Imaging"

Emerging Tools and Applications
  • Carlito Lebrilla, UC-Davis, "Peptidomic and Glycopeptidomic Analysis of Bioactive Compounds in Human Milk"
  • Jay Forsythe, College of Charleston, "Proto-Peptidomics: The First Peptides in Darwin's Warm Little Pond"
  • David Clemmer, Indiana University, "Developing IMS-MS Techniques for Following Structural Transitions in Peptides in Solution and in the Gas Phase"
Peptide Therapeutics
  • Wendy Zhong, Merck, "Challenges in Structure Determination of Low Level Impurity and Degradation Products of Therapeutic Peptides in Pharmaceutical Industry"
  • Albert Lebedev, Moscow State University, "Discovery of New Antibiotics from Frogs -- de novo Sequencing of Long Natural Non-Tryptic Peptides"
Peptidomic Approaches to Biomarker Discovery
  • Johan Gobom, Göteborg University, "Peptide Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Diseases"

Single-Cell Neuropeptidomics
  • Susanne Neupert, University of Cologne, "Single Cell Peptidomics of Insects"
  • Antony Stretton, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Mass Spectral Mapping of Neuropeptides in Worms"
  • Peter Nemes, George Washington University, "Trace-Level Metabolite-Peptide-Protein Detection in Single Cells Using High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry"

Schedule Overview

Thursday, January 19, 2017  
6:00-7:00 pm    Registration
7:00-8:00 pm    Opening Lecture
8:00-10:00 pm  Opening Reception

Friday, January 20, 2017
8:30-11:00 am   Session
10:45-11:45 am Session

11:45-1:00 pm   Lunch, provided by ASMS

1:00-3:00 pm    Session
3:00-7:00 pm    Free Time
7:00-8:00 pm    Keynote Lecture and Poster Presentations
8:00-10:00 pm  Poster Session I
Saturday, January 21, 2017
8:30-10:15 am     Session
10:15 - 11:45 am  Session

11:45-1:00 pm    Lunch, on your own

1:00-3:00 pm      Session
3:00-7:00 pm      Free Time
7:00-8:00 pm      Keynote Lecture and Poster
8:00-10:00 pm    Poster Session II

Sunday, January 22, 2017
8:30-9:30 am      Session
9:30-11:30 am    Session
11:15-12:15 am  Keynote lecture and Closing Remarks