Advancing Patient Care Through Research
Washington University School of Medicine

Midwest Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group Speakers 2008

January 15
Steven Yan, Oregon State University
RXR-Ligand Interaction Analysis by Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange and Mass Spectrometry


January 24
Michael Przybylski, University of Konstanz
1. New Molecular Approaches for Immunotherapy and Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease
2. High Resolution FTICR Mass Spectrometry: New Developments and Applications to Non-genome Proteomics and Vaccine Immunotherapy


February 5
Fong Fu Hsu, Washington University
Old idea new application: Complete Structural Characterization of Glycerophospholipids by Multiple-stage Linear Ion-trap Mass Spectrometry with Electrospray Ionization


February 19
Kwasi Mawanuega, Washington University
Application of Proteomics in the Metabolic Study of Proteins Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease


February 25
Michael Boyne, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
High resolution mass analysis of the human nucleus


March 10
Cheryl Lichti, Arkansas Department of Health
Phase II metabolism of warfarin: From basic research to potential clinical applications


March 11
Julia Gross, Washington University
New insights into HMW1 adhesin glycosylation


March 18
Justin Sperry, Washington University
Not too hot. Not too cold. Hydrogen exchange at amide sites is just right for studying protein-ligand interactions


April 8
Micah Wilcox, Washington University
Quadruplex DNA: Interactions with proteins and metal cations


April 30
Robert Blackledge, Naval Criminal Investigative Services (retired)
The Floyd Landis Sports Doping Case as Evaluated by a Forensic Analytical Chemist


May 6
Qiang Zhang, Washington University
Is It Easy Being Green? Estrogens as Antioxidants and Carcinogens


June 25
Post-ASMS Poster Session


September 30
Donald Elbert, Washington University
Quantitative mass spectrometry of proteins by SILT and SILTmass


October 21
Andrew Paoletti C2N Diagnostics
Mass Spectrometric Studies of the Mediator Complex


October 22
Mario Thevis, Sport University of Koln
Detection of prohibited compounds and methods of doping in sports drug testing


October 30
Joshua Adkins, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories
Utilization of label-free proteomics to elucidate the Salmonella virulence program


November 4
Morgan Giddings University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Mining post-translational modifications from mass spec data sets: There is much left to learn


December 4
Jeff Henderson, Washington University
Pumping iron: using mass spectrometry to study structure and function of iron-regulated secondary metabolites in uropathogenic E. Coli


December 10
Leslie Hicks, Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center
TBA