Friday, May 6th, 2016

Other Meetings


Retirement Symposium in honor of Dr. Sandy Markey

Date: April 15, 2016
Location: NIAAA Conference Center, Rockville, MD
Symposium Announcement

There will be a Retirement Symposium in honor of Dr. Sandy Markey on April 15th at NIAAA conference center in Rockville, MD. Sandy has been a long-time prominent mass spectrometrist and a mentor to the MS community not only at NIH but also in the Greater Washington area. This symposium will celebrate Sandy’s Scientific Career at NIH, and highlight the scientific research his friends and collaborators are currently engaged in. Confirmed speakers include Robert Murphy, Catherine Fenselau, Steve Klein, Al Yergey, Hee-Yong Kim, Jim Kelley and Alexandra Nita-Lazar. There will be a poster session, too, for colleagues and students to participate. The registration site is open (


8:30-8:50 Opening/Registration
8:50-9:30 Robert Murphy, University of Colorado Denver, “Analysis of Lipids by Mass Spectrometry from 1966 to the Present”
9:30-10:10 Catherine Fenselau, University of Maryland College Park, “Comments on the Evolution of Biomedical Mass Spectrometry”
10:10-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:10 Al Yergey, NICHD, NIH, “Adventures in Mass Spectrometry”
11:10-11:50 Steve Stein, NIST, “Mass Spec Libraries of Everything”
11:50-1:50 Lunch/Poster Presentations
1:50-2:30 Hee-Yong Kim, NIAAA, NIH, “Mass Spectrometry to Probe Lipid Metabolites, Receptors
and Protein Conformation”
2:30-3:10 Alexandra Nita-Lazar, NIAID, NIH, “Targeted Proteomics-Driven Computational Modeling of Microbial
Sensing and Chemotactic Signaling Pathways in Macrophages”.
3:10-3:50 Jim Kelley, NCI, NIH, “From Bethesda to Frederick. Mass Spectrometry Adventures in
Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology.”
3:50-4:00 Wrap-up

AB Sciex Seminar on Lipid Analysis at NIH

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Building 35A, Room 610, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
Welcome and SCIEX Update
Dr. David Colquhoun, Mass Spectrometry Sales Representative, Maryland, SCIEX
Differential Ion Mobility and Lipid Identification – A Revolutionary Approach to Mapping Lipids
Dr. Paul Baker, Global Lead Scientist – Lipidomics, SCIEX
Question & Answer Session