Conferences

Conference Program

All program activities and sessions listed below will be at the San Diego Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

New for 2018, there are new poster presentation times for odd- and even-numbered poster boards. Please go to Presenter Guidelines for details.

Go to Final Program  -includes online planner, mobile app, program book PDF. Abstracts are searchable in the online planner and mobile app.

Program Overview

Saturday, June 2, 2018


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

2:00 - 5:00 pm
Short Courses

Conference Registration

Sunday, June 3, 2018


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Short Courses

Conference Registration

  

5:00 - 6:30 pm
Tutorial Lectures

Strategies for Quantitative Proteomics
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M. Arthur Moseley

Duke University School of Medicine

Mass Spectrometry and the Environment
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Susan D. Richardson
University of South Carolina

Mass Spectrometry and Nuclear Forensics
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Gregory Eiden

Pacific Northwest National Lab.

From the Laboratory to the Stars
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Jack Beauchamp

California Institute of Technology

6:45 - 7:45 pm

Opening Session: Plenary Lecture
Smart Trials: Moving from a Site-centric to Patient-centric Clinical Trials
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Lisa Shipley
Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics & Drug Metabolism, Merck

7:45 - 9:00 PM
Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

    
Monday, June 4, 2018


8:30 - 10:30 am
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • MOA am - Fundamentals for Everyone:  Quantitation, Hall D ground level
  • MOB am - Imaging: Pharmaceuticals, Metabolites, and Lipids, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • MOC am - MS in the QC Lab, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • MOD am - GC/MS, GC/GC/MS, GC/MS/MS, and GC/HRMS, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • MOE am -  Nucleic Acids and Oligonucleotides, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • MOF am - Native MS in Structural Biology, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • MOG am - Informatics: Innovations, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • MOH am - Energy, Petroleum, and Biofuels: Instrumentation and Applications, Ballroom 6DE upper level
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Poster Session, Exhibits, Lunch Break

Odd-numbered
poster boards present 10:30 - 11:30 am PLUS 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Even-numbered poster boards present 10:30 am - 12:30 pm PLUS 1:30 - 2:30 pm

2:30 - 4:30 pm
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • MOA pm - Instrumentation: Innovative Separations Approaches Coupled to MS, Hall D ground level
  • MOB pm - Imaging: Biomedical Applications, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • MOC pm - Drug Target Identification by MS, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • MOD pm - Top Down Protein Analysis, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • MOE pm - Carbohydrates, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • MOF pm - Protein-Ligand Interactions, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • MOG pm - Informatics: Determination of Elemental Composition, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • MOH pm - Fundamentals: Photoionization and Photodissociation, Ballroom 6DE upper level
4:45 - 5:30 pm

Plenary Lecture:  Award for a Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry

5:45 - 7:00 pm

Monday Workshops [View Monday Workshop descriptions]

  • 01. Frontiers in Ion Spectroscopy (Fundamentals Interest Group), Room 14 AB mezzanine level
  • 02. Networking for Scientists: Celebrating Women Mass Spectrometrists, Room 15 AB mezzanine level
     
  • 03. Ion Mobility Spectrometers: How to Build Your Own (Ion Mobility MS Interest Group), Room 16 AB mezzanine level
  • 04. HDX, Covalent Labeling & Cross-Linking: Best Practices, Control Experiments and Data Harmonization (HDX Covalent Labeling & Cross Linking Interest Group), Room 17 AB mezzanine level
  • 05. Advances in Polymer Mass Spectrometry (Polymeric Materials Interest Group), Room 5B upper level 
  • 06. Life After A Bachelor's Degree:  A Q&A Panel for Undergraduates Interested in Graduate School and Industry Careers (Undergraduate Research in MS Interest Group), Room 5A upper level
  • 07. Beyond Collisional Dissociation: Improving Metabolite Identification by Alternative Gas-Phase Techniques (DMPK Interest Group), Room 4 upper level
  • 08a. Art and Cultural Heritage: Mass Spec Applications, Room 3 upper level
  • 08b. Biotherapeutics Interest Group Workshop: Hot Topics, Room 2 upper level
  • 09. Energy, Petroleum, and Biofuels MS: Methods for Increasing Compositional Space Coverage (Energy Petroleum & Biofuels Interest Group), Room 10 upper level
  • 10. Mass Spectrometry in the Developing World: Supporting Education and Research, Room 9 upper level
  • 11. MS Software: Excavating Nuggets of Information from the Massive Mound of Data, Room 8 upper level
  • 12. Data Independent Acquisition: Expanding the Scope of DIA Strategies for Quantitative Mass Spectrometry (Data Independent Acquisition Interest Group), Room 7 AB upper level
  • 13. Ion Traps: What Do They Hold for the Future? (Ion Trap MS), Room 33 ABC upper level
  • 14. LC-MS Jeopardy: I'll Take Increasing Throughput for $200 (LCMS & Related Topics Interest Group), Room 32 AB upper level
  •  15. A Career in Mass Spec: Options and Where to Start? (Young Mass Spectrometrists Interest Group), Room 31 ABC upper level
  • 16. Tackling The Big Data: How-to Analyze and Share Proteomics Data Responsibly (Analytical Lab Managers Interest Group), Room 30 DE upper level
8:00 - 11:00+ pm
Corporate Hospitality Suites, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

     
Tuesday, June 5, 2018


8:30 - 10:30 am
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • TOA am - Fundamentals for Everyone:  Peptides and Proteins (In Memory of Jack Throck Watson), Hall D ground level
  • TOB am - Ion Mobility: New Developments & Applications, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • TOC am - Applications of Stable Isotope Labeling in MS, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • TOD am - Metabolomics: New Technologies and Applications, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • TOE am - Innovations and Applications in Forensics, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • TOF am - Plant “omics”, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • TOG am - MS in the Field and the Clinic, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • TOH am - Synthetic Polymers, Ballroom 6DE upper level
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Poster Session, Exhibits, Lunch Break

Odd-numbered poster boards present 10:30 - 11:30 am PLUS 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Even-numbered 
poster boards present 10:30 am - 12:30 pm PLUS 1:30 - 2:30 pm

2:30 - 4:30 pm
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • TOA pm - Instrumentation: Ambient Ionization: Instrumentation & Applications, Hall D ground level
  • TOB pm - Ion Mobility: Small Molecules and Clinical, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • TOC pm - Analytical Challenges of Microdosing and Microsampling Studies, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • TOD pm - Metabolomics: Untargeted Profiling, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • TOE pm - Environmental: Emerging Contaminants, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • TOF pm - Innovations in Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange MS, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • TOG pm - Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Post-translational Modifications, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • TOH pm - Fundamentals: Ion-Ion and Ion-Neutral Interactions, Ballroom 6DE upper level

4:45 - 5:30 pm

   

Plenary Lecture: Biemann Medal

   

5:45 - 7:00 pm

Tuesday Workshops [View Tuesday Workshop descriptions]

  • 01. Deconvolution of FT-MS Spectra: How it Works and What's Available (FTMS Interest Group), Room 14 AB mezzanine level
  • 02. Reporting of Multi-Analyte Assays in Clinical Analyses (Clinical Chemistry Interest Group), Room 15 AB mezzanine level
  • 03. Quantitative Glycomics and Glycoproteomics: Needs of Standards or Methods?, Room 16 AB mezzanine level
  • 04. Current Trends in High Spatial Resolution 2D and 3D Mass Spectrometry Analysis, Room 17 AB mezzanine level
  • 05. Galaxy for MS Software Dissemination: How to Easily Publish Your Tools, Room 5B upper level
  • 06. ASMS Diversity and Outreach Workshop, Room 5A upper level
  • 07. Debunking the Myth of Stress: A Career Development Workshop, Room 4 upper level
  • 08. Exposomics Tools (Exposomics Interest Group), Room 3 upper level
  • 09. The Roles of Metal in Ion Chemistry and Structure: In Honor of the Late Robert C. Dunbar (Metal Ion Coordination Chemistry Interest Group), Room 10 upper level
  • 10. Environmental MS: New Trends in Sampling and Separations (Environmental Applications Interest Group), Room 9 upper level
  • 11. MassIVE Big Data: Revealing,  Sharing and Reusing Discoveries of Deep Proteome Diversity in Repository-Scale Mass Spectrometry Data, Room 8 upper level
  • 12. Bioanalysis of Intact Biotherapeutics by Hybrid LBA/LCMS: Challenges & Solutions (Regulated Bioanalysis Interest Group), Room 7 AB upper level
  • 13. Forensic ID: Qualitative Identification in Forensic Mass Spectrometry (Forensics & Homeland Security Interest Group), Room 33 ABC upper level
  • 14. Computational Biology and Biology for Metabolomics: Bridging the Gap Matchmaking Session , Room 32 AB upper level
  • 15. Lipidomics: Current Trends in Mass Spectrometry Data Collection (Lipids & Lipodomics), Room 31 ABC upper level
  • 16. FAIMS/DIMS/DMS: Basics and Applications, Room 30 DE upper level
8:00 - 11:00+ pm
Corporate Hospitality Suites, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

     
Wednesday, June 6, 2018


8:30 - 10:30 am
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • WOA am -Instrumentation: Mass Analyzer Innovations, Hall D ground level
  • WOB am - Ion Mobility: Structure, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • WOC am - Quantitative Analysis in  Drug Discovery and Development, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • WOD am - MS in Clinical Analysis, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • WOE am - Exposomics, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • WOF am - Macromolecular Complexes, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • WOG am - Informatics: Peptide and Protein Identification, Proteomics, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • WOH am - Fundamentals: Ion Spectroscopy (In Memory of Rob Dunbar), Ballroom 6DE upper level
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Poster Session, Exhibits, Lunch Break

2:30 - 4:30 pm
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • WOA pm - Instrumentation: Innovations in FT-based Mass Analyzers, Hall D ground level
  • WOB pm - Microorganisms and the Microbiome, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • WOC pm - MS in Extractable and Leachable Analysis, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • WOD pm - Quantitative Proteomics in Systems Biology, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • WOE pm - Environmental: Innovative Approaches and Instrumentation, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • WOF pm - Covalent Labeling and Chemical Crosslinking, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • WOG pm - Informatics: Metabolomics, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • WOH pm - Fundamentals: Ion Activation and Dissociation, Ballroom 6DE upper level

4:45 - 5:30 pm

       

ASMS Meeting

     

5:45 - 7:00 pm

Wednesday Workshops [View Wednesday Workshop descriptions]

  • 01. How New Methods are Enabling the Characterization of Isomeric Glycans, Room 14 AB mezzanine level
  • 02. Using R for Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis and Workflows, Room 15 AB mezzanine level
  • 03. Multi-MS-Omics Data Integration (Bioinformatics MS Interest Group), Room 16 AB mezzanine level
  • 04. Metabolomics: Best Practices for Standardization and Data Exchange (Metabolomics Interest Group), Room 17 AB mezzanine level
  • 05. The NIH and NSF Review and Funding Process, Room 5B upper level
  • 06. Photoionization as a Powerful Analytical Tool in Mass Spectrometry: Back to the Roots (Photoionization MS Interest Group), Room 5A upper level
  • 07. Trans-Proteomic Pipeline: Current Applications and Future Directions, Room 4 upper level
  • 09. Food Safety & Security: HRMS Applications (Flavor, Fragrance & Foodstuff Interest Group), Room 10 upper level
  • 10. Applications of Solid Phase Microextraction in Mass Spectrometry, Room 9 upper level
  • 11. Improving Scientific Writing Skills, Room 8 upper level
  • 12. Career and Collaboration Opportunities in China, Room 7 AB upper level
  • 13. ADC Research and Development: The Role of Mass Spectrometry in ADC Biotherapeutic Development (Pharmaceuticals Interest Group), Room 33 ABC upper level
  • 14. Imaging Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis and Interpretation: Are You Getting the Most out of Your Data? (Imaging MS Interest Group), Room 32 AB upper level
  • 15. Top Down Proteomics: Strategies for Analysis (Top-Down Proteomics Interest Group), Room 31 ABC upper level
  • 16. Implicit Bias, Room 30 DE upper level
8:00 - 10:30 pm
Corporate Hospitality Suites, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

     
Thursday, June 7, 2018


8:30 - 10:30 am
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • ThOA am - Instrumentation: Ion Detection, Hall D ground level
  • ThOB am - Imaging: Instrumentation & Method Development, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • ThOC am - Food Safety & Chemistry: Innovations, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • ThOD am - Biomarkers: Qualitative Analysis, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • ThOE am - Lipidomics: Lipids and Profiling, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • ThOF am - Glycopeptides and Glycoproteins, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • ThOG am - Informatics: Data-Independent Acquisition: Innovative Methods and Applications, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • ThOH am - Membrane Protein MS, Ballroom 6DE upper level
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Poster Session, Exhibits, Lunch Break

Odd-numbered poster boards present 10:30 - 11:30 am PLUS 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Even-numbered 
poster boards present 10:30 am - 12:30 pm PLUS 1:30 - 2:30 pm
2:30 - 4:30 pm
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • ThOA pm - Instrumentation: New Developments in Ionization and Sampling, Hall D ground level
  • ThOB pm - Imaging: Computational Methods and Analysis, Ballroom 20A upper level
  • ThOC pm - Food Safety & Chemistry: Foodomics, Allergens, Bacteria, Foods, Ballroom 20BC upper level
  • ThOD pm - Therapeutic Proteins, Antibodies, and Antibody/Drug Conjugates, Ballroom 20D upper level
  • ThOE pm - Lipidomics: New MS Technologies and Applications, Ballroom 6A upper level
  • ThOF pm - Biomarkers: Quantitative Analysis, Ballroom 6B upper level
  • ThOG pm - Informatics: Multiomics Integration and Applications, Ballroom 6CF upper level
  • ThOH pm - Fundamentals: Computational Methods in Ion Mobility and MS, Ballroom 6DE upper level
4:45 - 5:30 pm

Closing Session: Plenary Lecture
The Fight Against Doping: From Strychnine to Turinabol
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Larry Bowers
US Anti-Doping Agency

6:30 - 9:30 pm
Closing Event aboard the USS Midway. Purchase ticket with online conference registration. Cost is $30 for conference registrant..