June 2018 Meeting

Topic: Post-ASMS Poster Night and ASMS Travel Award Presentations

Date: Monday, June 18th, 2018

Time: 6:15 pm Dinner, 7:15 pm: Presentations

Location: Shimadzu Scientific Instrument, Inc. Training Center 7100 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, MD 21046 (Directions)

Dinner: Please RSVP to Stefani Thomas (sthoma92@jhmi.edu) by Friday, June 15th if you will attend dinner and/or if you will participate in the poster session.

ASMS Travel Award Recipients:

  • Erika Portero, University of Maryland, College Park
  • : “Anionic and Cationic Profiling of Metabolites in Frog (Xenopus) Embryonic Cells using CE-ESI-MS”

  • Sam Choi, University of Maryland College Park
  • : “Detection of Limited Protein Digests from Neuron Cultures by Reversed-Phase Fractionation with Capillary Electrophoresis nanoESI MS”

  • Conor Jenkins, Hood College
  • : “A Novel Bioinformatic Pipeline for Data Analysis Reduction in Reporter Ion Quantification Experiments”

June 2017 Meeting

Topic: Post-ASMS Poster Night and ASMS Travel Award Presentations

Date: Monday, June 19th, 2017

Time: 6:15 pm Dinner, 7:15 pm: Presentation

Location: Shimadzu Scientific Instrument, Inc. Training Center 7100 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, MD 21046 (Directions)

Dinner: Please RSVP to Katherine Fiedler (Katherine.L.Fiedler@fda.hhs.gov) before June 19th if you will be attending the dinner or are a presenting a poster.

ASMS Travel Award Recipients:

  • Linwen Zhang, The George Washington University
  • : “Metabolite, Lipid, and Peptide Analysis of Single Neurons of Known Function in Lymnaea stagnalis by Capillary Microsampling Mass Spectrometry”

  • Sitara Chauhan, University of Maryland College Park
  • : “The highly ubiquitinated protein cargo of exosomes shed by myeloid-derived suppressor cells”

  • Jessica Espino, University of Maryland Baltimore
  • : “Using MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging to Assess the Oxidative Damage to Lipids Induced by In Vivo Hydroxyl Radical Based Protein Footprinting”

2009 Young Investigator Travel Award Recipients

The Washington-Baltimore MSDG is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Young Investigator Travel Awards.  4 recipients were judged to be deserving of an award.

Joshua Wilhide, University of Maryland- Baltimore County (Advisor:  Prof. Dan Fabris):  Investigating higher-order structure of nucleic acids by IRMPD in FTICR mass spectrometry.  Award: $600

Omoruyi Osula, Johns Hopkins University (Advisor:  Prof. Bob Cotter):  Analytical Methods for Improving Identification of SUMO-Modified Peptides.  Award: $300

Katherine Stamper, Johns Hopkins University (Advisor:  Prof. Bob Cotter):  Combining ChIP Antibodies and Mass Spectrometry to  Study Post-Translational Modifications on Histones.  Award: $200.

Colin Wynne, University of Maryland (Advisor: Catherine Fenselau):  High confidence identification of bioagent biomarkers using top-down analyses on an Orbitrap.  Award: $100.

2008 Washington-Baltimore MSDG Young Investigator Travel Award Recipients

The Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2008 Young Investigator Travel Awards. There were many excellent applications and two recipients were chosen. They are:

Mr. Peter Nemes from the George Washington University

Ms. Namrata Udeshi from the University of Virginia
Recipients will present their work at the Post-ASMS Poster Session and Dinner on June 16. Congratulations to all.

2008 Washington-Baltimore MSDG Young Investigator Travel Award

The Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group will be awarding one or more grants to outstanding young investigators to support travel to the 2008 ASMS meeting in Denver, CO. It is expected that one or more awards worth $750 will be made. The award is open to undergraduate and graduate students at all levels in laboratories and institutions traditionally associated with the Washington-Baltimore MSDG (approximate boundaries: Richmond and Charlottesville on the south and Newark, Delaware on the north). Applicants should submit an electronic copy (PDF or Word format preferred) of their ASMS abstract, an additional two page summary of their research project (figures can be included), a CV or resume, and a letter of recommendation from their advisor, to:

MSDG Co-chair, Dr. Peter Scholl
Johns Hopkins University
School of Public Health, Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences
615 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21205-2103
410-955-4235
pscholl@jhsph.edu

Applications should be submitted no later than May 9, 2008. A panel of senior MSDG members will act as reviewers and the awards will be announced in the third week of May, 2008. Successful applicants will be expected to present a 15-20 minute presentation at the post-ASMS poster session on June 16, 2008. Please pass this announcement along to anyone that you think would be interested.