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Toronto Post-ASMS Symposium - Oct 21

19th Toronto Post-ASMS Mass Spec Symposium, a Free-to-Attend Mass Spec Users' Meeting will take place on Oct. 21 at Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport.

List of Talks (in speaker name alphabetical order):

  • Prof. Nicolas BissonLaval University/CHU Research Center of Quebec, Quebec, QC
    "Functional proteomics insights into receptor tyrosine kinase biology"
  • Dr. Eric BonneilUniversity of Montreal, Montreal, QC
    "Segmented Ion Fractionation and High Field Asymmetric Waveform Ion Mobility Spectrometry expands proteome coverage to uncover sequence variants"
  • Prof. Christoph BorchersMcGill University/University of Victoria, Montreal, QC
    "Structure determination of neurodegenerative disease-related misfolded protein aggregates by short-distance crosslinking constraint-guided discrete molecular dynamics (CL-DMD)"
  • Prof. Christine Des RosiersUniversity of Montreal/Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC
    "Comprehensive lipidomics unveils lipid dyshomeostasis and low circulating plasmalogens as biomarker in a monogenic form of mitochondrial disorder"
  • Prof. Jennifer Geddes-McAlisterUniversity of Guelph, Guelph, ON
    "Dynamic proteomic profiling of the Salmonella-host interplay reveals new modes of action for known and novel virulence factors"
  • Dr. Kaveh KahenSigma Analytical Services, Toronto, ON
    "The use of mass spectrometry for quality control and understanding the complex chemistry of cannabis and its therapeutic effects"
  • Dr. Yuyong KeEndoCeutics, Quebec City, QC
    "Application of LC-MS in the investigation of recovery loss, degradation and storage stability of finished products"
  • Dr. John KellyNational Research Council Canada, Ottawa, ON
    "A comparative study of N-glycosylation assays for the characterization of Fc and Fab N-glycans on monoclonal antibodies"
  • Dr. Lili MatsAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, ON
    "Effects of purple potato rich diet on fecal metabolome profiles of mice as determined by untargeted LC-MS/MS screening"
  • Mr. Kevork MekhssianAltasciences, Laval, QC
    "A sensitive LC-HRMS method for the quantitation of dystrophin protein in human muscle tissue"
  • Dr. Adrien MusukuPharmascience, Montreal, QC
    "Matrix Effect, Recovery and Stability Issues in Regulated Cannabis Testing: Should Proficiency Testing Be Mandatory to Ensure Reliable Pesticides Analysis by LC-MS/MS?"
  • Prof. Hannes RostUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    "Ion Mobility Separation improves MS sensitivity and duty cycle for data-independent acquisition on the timsTOF Pro"
  • Dr. Audrey Roy-LachapelleEnvironment Canada, Montreal, QC
    "High-throughput determination of seventeen cyanotoxins and suspect screening of other cyanopeptides by SPE-UHPLC-HRMS in Canadian lakes"
  • Dr. Varoon SinghUniversity of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
    "Direct Coupling of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Enhancement of Blade Spray Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Quantitation of Analytes in Complex Matrices"
  • Prof. Jeff SmithCarleton University, Ottawa, ON
    "iTrEnDi on biomolecules and beyond: enhancing MS-based quantitative analyses using new in situ diazoalkane chemistry"
  • Dr. Jonathan St-GermainPrincess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON
    "FBXO11 Network Identifies Novel Disease-Relevant Interaction with the Ubiquitin-Specific Protease USP28"
  • Prof. Bingyun SunSimon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
    "Body-wide proteome dynamics in the understanding and assessment of multiorgan drug response"
  • Dr. Difei SunLifelabs Medical Laboratories, Toronto, ON - TBC
    "Method development and validation of LC-MS/MS based assay for detection of carfentanil and norcarfentanil in human urine"
  • Prof. Derek WilsonYork University, Toronto, ON
    "Illuminating the 'Dark Stage' of Amyloidogenesis in Neurodegenerative Disease Drug Development"
  • Prof. Arash Zarrine-AfsarUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    "Metabolic discrepancies within histologically equivalent tissues may limit the relevance of tumour bearing mice for mass spectrometry research"

Fun Part of the Meeting:

  • Good Food and Good Science as always!
  • Raffle Time - 3 Winners will be Drawn, and Each Winner will Receive a VISA Gift Card of $100

Many thanks to our 2019 Post-ASMS Sponsors:

  • Peak Scientific
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Waters
  • Phytronix
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Sciex
  • Mandel Shimadzu
  • Bruker
  • Thermo Scientific
  • Hamilton
  • Canadian Life Science
  • LECO
  • Zef Scientific
  • PerkinElmer
  • IonBench

Detailed information of this meeting is available at

This meeting is Free-to-Attend for Mass Spec users, but pre-registration to attend is required.

We look forward to seeing you on Oct. 21.