Conferences

Program

The Asilomar Conference program begins Friday evening, October 11 and concludes Monday evening, October 14, 2019. Most attendees depart at their leisure on Tuesday, October 15. The conference sessions (talks, posters, mixers, breaks) will all be located in the Chapel building.

Final Program Booklet is available for online viewing. Printed booklet available onsite will include participant directory.

Be sure to review Getting Ready before your trip to Asilomar!

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Early Asilomar lodger arrivals/check-in for those attending pre-conference IMSS Workshop.

Friday, October 11, 2019

8:30 - 9:00 am, Check-in for pre-conference IMSS workshop, Chapel

9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Pre-conference IMSS workshop, Chapel

4:15 - 6:00 pm, ASMS Asilomar Conference Badge pick-up, Chapel

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker Hall

7:15 - 8:35 pm, Welcome + Opening Session, Chapel

  • Welcome, Julia Laskin, 7:05 - 7:15 pm
  • Introduction to Opening Lecture, 7:15 - 7:20 pm
  • Richard Caprioli (Vanderbilt University), Next Generation MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Molecular Microscopy for the New Age of Biology and Medicine, 7:20 - 8:00 pm
  • About the Asilomar Conference, Wendy Zhong, 8:10 - 8:20 pm
  • Welcome to evening reception, Sloane Tilley (HTX Imaging), 8:20-8:25 pm
8:25 - 10:00 pm, Evening Reception + Friday-Saturday Posters 
Reception sponsor: HTX Imaging. Look for their poster display in the reception area at the rear of Chapel.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker Dining Hall

9:00 am - 12:05 pm, New Developments: Instrumentation & Methods, Chapel
Session Chair: Ron Heeren (Maastricht University)
There is a 10-minute gap after each talk for Q&A.

  • Molecular and Topographic Information from High-Resolution AP-SMALDI Imaging, Bernhard Spengler (University of Giessen, Germany), 9:00 - 9:25 am 
  • Imaging Mass Spectrometry of Three-Dimensional Cell Cultures and Organoids, Amanda Hummon (The Ohio State University), 9:35 - 10:00 am
  • Coffee Break, 10:10 - 10:40 am
  • Maximizing the Chemical Information from Biological Tissue Sections with MSI – Thinking Beyond m/z, Ingela Lanekoff (Uppsala University, Sweden), 10:40 - 11:05 am
  • Metal-Assisted LDI for High Resolution Imaging MS of Neutral Lipids from Thin Tissue Sections, Pierre Chaurand (University of Montreal, Canada), 11:15- 11:40 am
  • Selected Short Talk: Disentangling Metabolism Heterogeneity by Nanostructure Imaging Mass Spectrometry (NIMS) with Perfluorinated Gold Nanoparticles, Amelia Palermo (The Scripps Research Institute), 11:50 am - 12:00 pm

12:05 pm - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

1:15 - 3:00 pm, Computational Approaches: Data Processing and Bioinformatics, Chapel
Session Chair: David Muddiman (North Carolina State University)
There is a 10-minute gap after each talk for Q&A.

  • Statistical Methods and Software for Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Olga Vitek (Northeastern University), 1:15 - 1:40 pm
  • Spatial Metabolomics: From Big Data to Single Cells, Theodore Alexandrov (EMBL Heidelberg, Germany), 1:50 -  2:15 pm
  • Exploring the Isobaric and Isomeric Substructure of Tissue: Advanced Signal Processing and Analysis for Ion Mobility Imaging Mass Spectrometry, Raf Van de Plas (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands), 2:25 - 2:50 pm

3:15 - 3:30 pm, Group Photo, Social Hall Deck (rear deck facing the sea)

3:30 - 6:00 pm, Free Time

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

7:15 - 7:40 pm, Poster Highlights Talks from Fri-Sat Posters, Chapel
Co-Chairs: Bingming Chen (Merck) and Ryan Kelly (Brigham Young University)

7:40 - 7:45 pm, Welcome to the evening reception, Kevin Schey (IMSS)

7:45 - 9:30 pm, Evening Reception + Friday-Saturday Posters 
Reception sponsor: IMSS. Look for their poster display in the reception area at the rear of Chapel.
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Sunday, October 13, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

9:00 am - 12:05 pm, Biomedical Applications, Chapel
There is a 10-minute gap after each talk for Q&A.
Session Chair: Carol Nilsson (Lund University)

  • Multi-Modal Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Tumors, Adam Taylor (National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom), 9:00 - 9:25 am 
  • Applications of N-glycan MALDI Imaging for Identification of Cancer Biomarkers and New Diagnostic Targets, Richard Drake (Medical University of South Carolina), 9:35 - 10:00 am
  • Coffee Break, 10:10 - 10:40 am
  • Mass Spectrometry Imaging Applications for Anatomic Pathology and Oncology, Nathalie Agar (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School), 10:40 - 11:05 am
  • Imaging Mass Spectrometry of Lipid Isomers Using Gas Phase Ion/Ion Reactions, Boone Prentice (University of Florida), 11:15- 11:40 am
  • Selected Short Talk: Targeting the CNS: Quantitative MALDI-Imaging Mass Spectrometry to Understand Penetration of the Blood Brain Barrier Using a Pgp Knockout Rat, Nichole M. Lareau (GlaxoSmithKline), 11:50 am - 12:00 pm

12:00 - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar Lodgers and those that paid the offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

1:00 - 6:00 pm, Free Afternoon

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid the offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

7:15 - 7:40 pm, Poster Highlights Talks from Sun-Mon Posters, Chapel
Co-Chairs: Ingela Lanekoff (Uppsala University) and Prentice Boone (University of Florida)

7:40 - 7:45 pm, Welcome to the evening reception, Roy Martin (Waters Corporation)

7:45 - 9:30 pm, Evening Reception + Sunday-Monday Posters 
Reception sponsor: Waters Corporation. Look for their poster display in the reception area at the rear of Chapel.
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Monday, October 14, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker Dining Hall

9:00 am - 12:05 pm, Hyphenated Techniques, Chapel
Session Chair: Raf Van de Plas (Delft University of Technology)
There is a 10-minute gap after each talk for Q&A.

  • Correlated Materials Characterization via Multimodal Chemical and Functional Imaging, Olga Ovchinnikova (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), 9:00 - 9:25 am 
  • High Resolution Multimodal Molecular Imaging for Translational Research, Ron M.A. Heeren (Maastricht University, Netherlands), 9:35 - 10:00 am
  • Coffee Break, 10:10 - 10:40 am
  • IR MALDESI: An Innovative Platform for Mass Spectrometry Imaging, David Muddiman (North Carolina State University), 10:40 - 11:05 am
  • Imaging Mass Spectrometry: A New Tool in Correlated Multimodal Imaging Workflows, Martina Marchetti-Deschman (Vienna University of Technology, Austria), 11:15- 11:40 am
  • Selected Short Talk: Advances in High Magnetic Field FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Donald Smith (NHMFL), 11:50 am - 12:00 pm

12:05 - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

1:15 - 3:00 pm, Imaging in Drug Discovery and Metabolomics, Chapel
Session Chair: Stephen Castellino (GlaxoSmithKline)
There is a 10-minute gap after each talk for Q&A,

  • Mass Spectrometry-Based Imaging at Merck: Enabling Rapid Tissue Distribution of Drugs and Metabolites in Drug Discovery and Development, Bingming Chen (Merck), 1:15 - 1:40 pm
  • MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Metabolomics Scale, Young-Jin Lee (Iowa State University), 1:50 - 2:15 pm
  • Extract Metabolomic Information Using Mass Spectrometry Imaging Experiment Combined with Advanced Data Analysis, Zhibo Yang (University of Oklahoma), 2:25 - 2:50 pm

3:00 - 3:30 pm, Coffee Break

3:30 - 4:00 pm, Selected Short Talks, Chapel
Session Chair: Lingjun Li (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
There is a 5-minute gap after each talk for Q&A.

  • Imaging Mass Spectrometry of Aged Human Retina Tissue Reveals Molecular Markers of AMD, Kevin Schey (Vanderbilt University), 3:30 - 3:40 pm
  • Single-Cell Metabolomics with Rapid Determination of Chemical Formulas from Isotopic Fine Structures: Elucidiating Heterogeneous Cell Populations Within Soybean Root Nodules, Christopher Anderton (PNNL), 3:45 - 3:55 pm

4:00 - 5:10 pm, Understanding Biological Processes, Chapel
Session Chair: Christopher Anderton (PNNL)
There is a 10-minute gap after each talk for Q&A.

  • Comprehensive Mapping of Neurotransmitter Networks by MALDI-Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Per Andren (Uppsala University, Sweden), 4:00 - 4:25 pm
  • Cartography of People, Pieter Dorrestein (University of California, San Diego), 5:35 - 5:00 pm

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker 

7:15 - 8:30 pm, Single-Cell and Subcellular Imaging, Chapel
Session Chair: Zhibo Yang (University of Oklahoma)
There is a 10-minute gap after each talk for Q&A.

  • MSI and Single Cell Multi-omics: Measuring the Peptides, Metabolites and Transcripts from the Same Tissues and Cells, Jonathan Sweedler (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), 7:15 - 7:40 pm
  • nanoPOTS Sample Processing Enables In-Depth Proteome Profiling of Single Mammalian Cells, Ryan Kelley (Brigham Young University), 7:50 - 8:15 pm
  • Discussion and Closing Remarks, Lingjun Li (University of Wisconsin-Madison), 8:25 - 8:30 pm

8:30 - 9:30 pm, Bonfire & S'Mores, outdoors weather permitting

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

  • Box lunches available for pick up at this time for Asilomar lodgers.

Departures at leisure