Conferences

Program

The Asilomar Conference program begins Friday evening, October 11 and concludes Monday evening, October 14, 2019. Most attendees depart at their leisure on Tuesday, October 15. The conference sessions (talks, posters, mixers, breaks) will all be located in the Chapel building.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Early Asilomar lodger arrivals/check-in for those attending pre-conference IMSS Workshop. Pre-conference workshop details here.

Friday, October 11, 2019

9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Pre-conference workshop hosted by Imaging Mass Spectrometry Society (IMSS)
Advanced Analysis of Imaging Mass Spectrometry Data

4:00 - 6:00 pm, ASMS Asilomar Conference Badge pick-up, Chapel

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker Hall

7:15 - 8:35 pm, Keynote Lecture, Chapel

  • Welcome, 7:15 - 7:20 pm
  • Richard Caprioli (Vanderbilt University), 7:20 - 8:00 pm
  • Asilomar Conference History, 8:10 - 8:15 pm
  • Welcome to evening reception from sponsor, 8:15-8:20 pm

8:20 - 9:30 pm, Welcome reception and Fri-Sat Posters on display

Saturday, October 12, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

9:00 - 11:50 am, New Developments: Instrumentation & Methods, Chapel

  • Molecular and Topographic Information from High-Resolution AP-SMALDI Imaging, Bernhard Spengler (University of Giessen, Germany), 9:00 - 9:25 am 
  • Imaging Mass Spectrometry of Three-Dimensional Cell Cultures and Organoids, Amanda Hummon (The Ohio State University), 9:35 - 10:00 am
  • Coffee Break, 10:10 - 10:40 am
  • Maximizing the Chemical Information from Biological Tissue Sections with MSI – Thinking Beyond m/z, Ingela Lanekoff (Uppsala University, Sweden), 10:40 - 11:05 am
  • Metal-Assisted LDI for High Resolution Imaging MS of Neutral Lipids from Thin Tissue Sections, Pierre Chaurand (University of Montreal, Canada), 11:15- 11:40 am

11:50 am - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar Lodgers and those that pay Off-site Fee, Crocker

1:15 - 3:00 pm, Computational Approaches: Data Processing and Bioinformatics, Chapel

  • Statistical Methods and Software for Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Olga Vitek (Northeastern University), 1:15 - 1:40 pm
  • Spatial Metabolomics: From Big Data to Single Cells, Theodore Alexandrov (EMBL Heidelberg, Germany), 1:50 -  2:15 pm
  • Raf Van de Plas (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands), 2:25 - 2:50 pm

3:00 - 3:15 pm, Group Photo, Social Hall Deck

3:15 - 6:00 pm, Free Time

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar Lodgers, Crocker 

7:15 - 7:45 pm, Poster Highlights Talks from Fri-Sat Posters, Chapel

7:45 - 9:30 pm, Evening Mixer and Fri-Sat Posters (attended), Chapel

Sunday, October 13, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

9:00 - 11:50 am, Biomedical Applications, Chapel

  • Multi-Modal Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Tumors, Josephine Bunch (National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom), 9:00 - 9:25 am 
  • Applications of N-glycan MALDI Imaging for Identification of Cancer Biomarkers and New Diagnostic Targets, Richard Drake (Medical University of South Carolina), 9:35 - 10:00 am
  • Coffee Break, 10:10 - 10:40 am
  • Mass Spectrometry Imaging Applications for Anatomic Pathology and Oncology, Nathalie Agar (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School), 10:40 - 11:05 am
  • Bisphenol S Exposure Induced Breast Tumor Proliferation and Kidney Disease of Rat, Zongwei Cai (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong), 11:15- 11:40 am

11:50 am - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar Lodgers and those that pay Off-site Fee, Crocker

1:00 - 6:00 pm, Free Afternoon

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar Lodgers, Crocker 

7:15 - 7:45 pm, Poster Highlights Talks from Sun-Mon Posters, Chapel

7:45 - 9:30 pm, Evening Mixer and Sun-Mon Posters (attended), Chapel

Monday, October 14, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

9:00 - 11:50 am, Hyphenated Techniques, Chapel

  • Correlated Materials Characterization via Multimodal Chemical and Functional Imaging, Olga Ovchinnikova (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), 9:00 - 9:25 am 
  • High Resolution Multimodal Molecular Imaging for Translational Research, Ron M.A. Heeren (Maastricht University, Netherlands), 9:35 - 10:00 am
  • Coffee Break, 10:10 - 10:40 am
  • IR MALDESI: An Innovative Platform for Mass Spectrometry Imaging, David Muddiman (North Carolina State University), 10:40 - 11:05 am
  • Imaging Mass Spectrometry: A New Tool in Correlated Multimodal Imaging Workflows, Martina Marchetti-Deschman (Vienna University of Technology, Austria), 11:15- 11:40 am

11:50 am - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar Lodgers and those that pay Off-site Fee, Crocker

1:15 - 3:00 pm, Imaging in Drug Discovery and Metabolomics, Chapel

  • Mass Spectrometry-Based Imaging at Merck: Enabling Rapid Tissue Distribution of Drugs and Metabolites in Drug Discovery and Development, Bingming Chen (Merck), 1:15 - 1:40 pm
  • MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Metabolomics Scale, Young-Jin Lee (Iowa State University), 1:50 - 2:15 pm
  • Extract Metabolomic Information Using Mass Spectrometry Imaging Experiment Combined with Advanced Data Analysis, Zhibo Yang (University of Oklahoma), 2:25 - 2:50 pm

3:00 - 3:30 pm, Coffee Break

3:30 - 4:00 pm, Hot Topic Short Talks (selected from abstracts), Chapel

4:00 - 5:10 pm, Understanding Biological Processes, Chapel

  • Novel Approach to Image the Complete Neurotransmitter Networks Directly in Brain Tissue Sections, Per Andren (Uppsala University, Sweden), 4:00 - 4:25 pm
  • Cartography of People, Pieter Dorrestein (University of California, San Diego), 5:35 - 5:00 pm

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar Lodgers, Crocker 

7:15 - 8:30 pm, Single-Cell and Subcellular Imaging, Chapel

  • MSI and Single Cell Multi-omics: Measuring the Peptides, Metabolites and Transcripts from the Same Tissues and Cells, Jonathan Sweedler (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), 7:15 - 7:40 pm
  • nanoPOTS Sample Processing Enables In-Depth Proteome Profiling of Single Mammalian Cells, Ryan Kelley (Brigham Young University), 7:50 - 8:15 pm
  • Discussion and Closing Remarks, 8:25 - 8:30 pm

8:30 - 9:30 pm, Bonfire & S'Mores, outdoors weather permitting

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

  • Box lunches available for pick up at this time

Departures at leisure