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Twelfth International Symposium on
Mass Spectrometry in the Health & Life Sciences:
Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

Twelfth International Symposium on Mass Spectrometry in the Health and Life Sciences: Molecular and Cellular Proteomics

Hotel Nikko, San Francisco
August 20-24, 2017

This Symposium is in the planning phase

The International Symposium on Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics is one of the preeminent forums for the discussion of mass spectrometry instrumentation, techniques, and analytical tools and their impact on the life sciences. Recent meetings have have been designed to describe and emphasize how new methods and technologies in mass spectrometry have expanded our current knowledge of the machinery of cells and their epigenetic regulation by covalent modulation. They have also been a forum for the discussion of successes, as well as the challenges and needs facing proteomics and systems biology in the context of human health and disease.

Prior to the main Symposium there is a one-day Mini-Symposium on a single topic. This allows for an in-depth analysis of significant ideas, techniques, or developments in mass spectrometry. This year it has been organized by meeting co-chair Bernhard Küster on the topic of chemoproteomics.

The main program consists of 30 invited plenary and keynote lectures in a single session format together with posters submitted by participants. This year there will be a “FLASH" session of short presentations selected from poster abstract submissions.

The topics for the oral sessions are chosen to explore developments in sample preparation and mass spectrometric, computer and automation technologies that are revolutionizing strategies for characterization of macromolecules, their molecular transformations, and their biologically significant interactions. Discussions of these methodological advances are juxtaposed with presentations from biological perspectives that describe their utility in solving challenging problems in protein biology and proteomics. These themes focus attention on the articulation of urgent needs and unsolved problems, as well as on potential strategies for dealing with the emerging global opportunities in proteomics through exploitation of genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics. The intent of the program is to integrate the perspectives of mass spectrometry with the needs of the biomedical and clinical sciences.

Symposium Topics Have Included:

We thank our corporate sponsors for their generous support of the 2017 meeting:

Cell Signaling
New England Peptide
Thermo Fisher Scientific

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