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January 31, 2016 by admin  
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1.February 8, 2016 Meeting in Columbia; Speaker: Giuseppe Astarita, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Waters Corp.; Topic: Emerging Metabolomics and Lipidomics Approaches: What’s Next?

February 2016 Meeting

January 31, 2016 by admin  
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Speaker: Giuseppe Astarita, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Waters Corp.

Topic: Emerging Metabolomics and Lipidomics Approaches: What’s Next?

Date: Monday, February 8, 2016

Time: 6:15 pm: Dinner and Social Hour; 7:15 pm: Presentation; (Student Presentation: 7:10 pm; TBD)

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

Dinner and Social Hour Please RSVP to Jace Jones(jjones@rx.umaryland.edu) if you will be attending dinner.

Abstract: The study of biology is undergoing a remarkable, technology-driven transformation. Innovative technologies based on mass spectrometry (MS) allow to simultaneously measure the numerous and diverse metabolites present in biological samples, facilitating our ability to describe complex biological systems. Novel informatics solutions allow to mine and filter the big data, translating them into meaningful results. This large-scale analysis of metabolites (i.e., metabolomics) and lipids (i.e., lipidomics) is now widely embraced by the scientific community, making it a standard research tool in the academic, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology sectors. In this presentation, I will illustrate the use of state-of-the-art MS-based tools for metabolomics and lipidomics with a particular focus on Life Sciences applications. Topics of interest:
1. Untargeted methods for unbiased screening and discovery potential biomarkers
2. Structural elucidation to facilitate the identification of lipids and metabolites
3. Targeted methods for routine analyses and quantification
4. MS imaging and ambient ionization methods for studying the spatial distribution of metabolites and lipids in tissues

January 2016 Meeting

January 5, 2016 by admin  
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Speaker: Patrick L. Wintrode, Ph.D., Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy

Topic: Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange (HDX) in conjunction with mass spectrometry to learn how dynamics mediate the function and inhibition of proteins

Date: Monday, January 11, 2016

Time: 6:15 pm: Dinner and Social Hour; 7:15 pm: Presentation; (Student Presentation: 7:10 pm; Camille Lombard-Banek – Nemes Lab)

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

Dinner and Social Hour Please RSVP to Jace Jones(jjones@rx.umaryland.edu) if you will be attending dinner.

Abstract: TBA

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