Conferences

Conference Program

All program activities and sessions listed below will be at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX unless otherwise noted. 

The deadline to submit an abstract for a poster or a talk is Monday, February 3, 2020. Go to Abstract submission page for access & instructions. Please note there is no post-deadline submission for late-breaking papers. Submission will close at 11:59 pm Pacific-USA.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

2:00 - 5:00 pm

 

Short Courses (Day 1 of two-day courses)

Conference Registration

Sunday, May 31, 2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Short Courses (One-day courses and day 2 of two-day courses)

Conference Registration

  

4:00 - 4:45 pm

Workshop on 'What To See and Do at ASMS' presented by Undergraduate Research Interest Group
Undergrads, First-time Grad Student or Post-doc Attendees are encouraged to join, but all are welcome to attend.

5:00 - 5:45 pm

Special Keynote Lecture, Hall B3

Is There Still Gender Bias in Academic Science (and Does It Matter)? What the Scientific Studies Say.
Corinne Moss-Racusin (Skidmore College) | Learn more at Featured Speakers page.

5:45 - 6:30 pm

Tutorial I, Hall B3
Susan Richardson, presiding

5:45-6:30 pm, Single-Cell Mass Spectrometry
Peter Nemes (University of Maryland, College Park)
Learn more at Featured Speakers page.

Tutorial I, Ballroom A
Erin Baker, presiding

5:45-6:30 pm, Glycoprotein Analysis for Understanding Human Disease
Heather Desaire (University of Kansas)
Learn more at Featured Speakers page.

6:45 - 7:45 pm

Opening Session: Plenary Lecture, Hall B3

P Beauchamp_MARS_viewing-sizePatricia M. Beauchamp
Chief Technologist, Engineering and Science Directorate at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology 

Mars 2020

Learn more at Featured Speakers page.

        

7:45 - 9:00 pm

 

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Monday, June 1, 2020

8:30 - 10:30 am
Oral Sessions (in Parallel)
  • MOA am: Instrumentation: Innovations in Mass Analyzers (Hall B3)
  • MOB am: Ion Mobility: Structure (Ballroom A)
  • MOC am: Plants: Systems, Biotechnology, and Natural Products (Ballroom B)
  • MOD am: Informatics: Peptide and Protein Identification, Proteomics (Ballroom C)
  • MOE am: Microorganisms and the Microbiome (Room 332)
  • MOF am: Biomarkers: Quantitative Analysis (General Assembly A)
  • MOG am: Environmental: Innovative Approaches and Instrumentation (General Assembly B)
  • MOH am: Fundamentals: Ion Spectroscopy (General Assembly C)
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: Clinical Analysis: Applications (Hall B3)
  • MOB pm: Exposomics, Toxicology, and Health Outcomes (Ballroom A)
  • MOC pm: Drug Discovery and Development : Quantitative Analysis (Ballroom B)
  • MOD pm: Informatics: Metabolomics (Ballroom C)
  • MOE pm: MS of Really Big Ions (Room 332)
  • MOF pm: Post-translational Modifications: Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis (General Assembly A)
  • MOG pm: Stable Isotope Labeling: Applications (General Assembly B)
  • MOH pm: Fundamentals: Ion Activation and Dissociation (General Assembly C)
4:45 - 5:30 pm

Plenary:  Presentation of Al Yergey MS Scientist Award and Award Lecture for John B. Fenn Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry Award, Hall B3
5:45 - 7:00 pm

Monday Workshops

8:00 - 11:00 pm

 

Corporate Hospitality Suites, Hilton-Americas Hotel

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

8:30 - 10:30 am

Oral Sessions (in Parallel)

  • TOA am: Instrumentation: New Developments in Ionization and Sampling: In Memory of Burnaby Munson (Hall B3)
  • TOB am: Lipidomics: New MS Technologies and Applications (Ballroom A)
  • TOC am: Therapeutic Proteins, Antibodies, and Antibody/Drug Conjugates (Ballroom B)
  • TOD am: Informatics: Multiomics Integration and Applications (Ballroom C)
  • TOE am: Art, Archaeology, and Paleontology (Room 332)
  • TOF am: Covalent Labeling and Chemical Crosslinking (General Assembly A)
  • TOG am: Food Safety & Chemistry: Foodomics, Allergens, Bacteria, Foods, and Supplements (General Assembly B)
  • TOH am: Homeland Security: Chemical/Biological Defense (General Assembly C)
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: Portable and Transportable Mass Spectrometers (Hall B3)
  • TOB pm: Lipidomics: Targeted and Untargeted (Ballroom A)
  • TOC pm: Biomarkers: Qualitative Analysis (Ballroom B)
  • TOD pm: Imaging: Instrumentation & Method Development (Ballroom C)
  • TOE pm: Cannabis Testing (Room 332)
  • TOF pm: Nucleic Acids and Oligonucleotides (General Assembly A)
  • TOG pm: Glycopeptides and Glycoproteins (General Assembly B)
  • TOH pm: Fundamentals: Native MS (General Assembly C)

4:45 - 5:30 pm

   

Award Presentations for Research Awards and PUI Research Award

Plenary Lecture: Biemann Medalist, Hall B3

   

5:45 - 7:00 pm

Tuesday Workshops 

8:00 - 11:00 pm

 

Corporate Hospitality Suites, Hilton-Americas Hotel

 Wednesday, June 3, 2020

8:30 - 10:30 am

Oral Sessions (in Parallel)

  • WOA am: Instrumentation: Innovative Separations Approaches Coupled to MS (Hall B3)
  • WOB am: Cancer Research (Ballroom A)
  • WOC am: Drug Target Identification by MS (Ballroom B)
  • WOD am: Informatics: Data-Independent Acquisition (Ballroom C)
  • WOE am: GC/MS, GCxGC/MS, GC-MS/MS, and GC/HRMS (Room 332)
  • WOF am: Top Down Protein Analysis (General Assembly A)
  • WOG am: Food Safety & Chemistry: Innovations (General Assembly B)
  • WOH am: Energy, Petroleum, and Biofuels: Instrumentation and Applications (General Assembly C)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Poster Session, Exhibits, Lunch Break

2:30 - 4:30 pm

Oral Sessions (in Parallel)

  • WOA pm: Native MS in Structural Biology (Hall B3)
  • WOB pm: Informatics: Innovations (Ballroom A)
  • WOC pm: Forensics: Innovations and Applications (Ballroom B)
  • WOD pm: Imaging: Pharmaceuticals, Metabolites, and Lipids (Ballroom C)
  • WOE pm: Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange MS: Innovations (Room 332)
  • WOF pm: Quantitative Proteomics in Systems Biology (General Assembly A)
  • WOG pm: Environmental: Emerging Contaminants (General Assembly B)
  • WOH pm: Fundamentals for Everyone: Ion Mobility (General Assembly C)

4:45 - 5:30 pm

       

ASMS Meeting, Hall B3

     

5:45 - 7:00 pm

Wednesday Workshops 

8:00 - 11:00 pm

 

Corporate Hospitality Suites, Hilton-Americas Hotel

Thursday, June 4, 2020

8:30 - 10:30 am

Oral Sessions (in Parallel)

  • ThOA am: Instrumentation: Ambient Ionization and Applications (Hall B3)
  • ThOB am: Ion Mobility: Small Molecules, Pharmaceuticals, and DMPK (Ballroom A)
  • ThOC am: Clinical Analysis: Innovations (Ballroom B)
  • ThOD am: Metabolomics: Untargeted Profiling (Ballroom C)
  • ThOE am: MS in the Process Development Lab (Room 332)
  • ThOF am: Single Cell MS (General Assembly A)
  • ThOG am: Membrane Protein MS (General Assembly B)
  • ThOH am: Fundamentals: DDA and DIA LC-MS (General Assembly C)
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: Pharmaceuticals:  Impurity Analysis (Hall B3)
  • ThOB pm: Ion Mobility: New Developments & Applications (Ballroom A)
  • ThOC pm: Biotherapeutics: Characterization (Ballroom B)
  • ThOD pm: Metabolomics: New Technologies and Applications (Ballroom C)
  • ThOE pm: Protein-Ligand Interactions (Room 332)
  • ThOF pm: Carbohydrates (General Assembly A)
  • ThOG pm: Synthetic Polymers (General Assembly B)
  • ThOH pm: Fundamentals for Everyone: Imaging (General Assembly C)
4:45 - 5:30 pm

Closing Session: Plenary Lecture, Hall B3

BrusatteEdinburghPhotoStephen Brusatte
University of Edinburgh

New Dinosaur Discoveries

Learn more at Featured Speakers page.

6:30 - 9:30 pm
Closing Event at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Purchase ticket via online conference registration. Cost is $40 for conference registrant.