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MSACL 2013

February 9-13, 2013
Sheraton Hotel & Marina, San Diego

MSACL 2013 SESSION PROGRAM with Abstracts
PASS: 12345

ACCENT Continuing Education Credits - Expires Jan 2014

MSACL 2013 Stats

771 Relevant Attendees (not including staff, press or accompanying individuals).
23% increase over MSACL 2012.

Posters: 237 (+59%)
Podium Presentations: 68

Exhibitors: 40 (+81%)

Agilent Technologies
Bruker Daltonics
C/D/N Isotopes
Cambridge Isotope Laboratories
Cerilliant (2 booths)
DPX Labs
GL Sciences
Hamilton Robotics
Imtakt USA
Indigo Biosystems (2 booths)
IONICS Mass Spectrometry
ITSP Solutions, Inc.
Korean Basic Science Institute
LGC Standards
OMNI Enclosures
Optimize Technologies
Peak Scientific Instruments
Pressure BioSciences
Proteome Software
RECIPE Chemicals & Instruments
SimulTOF Systems
Spark Holland
Thermo Scientific (2 booths)

Corporate Partners


MSACL 2013 Travel Awards

Young Investigator Awardees
Awarded for Exceptional Submitted Abstracts for Young Investigators

55 awards granted to cover shared hotel room, registration and partial flight for podium presenters.

Theodore Alexandrov
Visiting researcher / Head of MALDI Imaging Lab
University of California San Diego / University of Bremen
Merrina Anugraham
PhD Student (2nd year)
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Joan Miquel Balada Llasat
Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University
Julia Balog
PhD Student
Semmelweis University
Adam Barker
Instructor, Medical Director
ARUP Labortories, University of Utah
Zhiyun Cao
graduate student
University of Pittsburgh
Bridgit Crews
Washington University School of Medicine
Chris Crutchfield
National Institutes of Health
Surendra Dasari
Research Associate
Mayo Clinic
Maria Lorna De Leoz
Post-Doctoral Fellow
NIST/University of Maryland
Mari DeMarco
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
Washington University School of Medicine
Julia Denes
Research Associate
Imperial College London
Andrei Drabovich
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
Joe El-Khoury
Clinical Chemistry Post-Doctoral Fellow
Cleveland Clinic
Mark Fraser
PhD Student
Health Protection Agency
Roy Gerona
Post-Doctoral Fellow/ Research Scientist
UC San Francisco
Laura Ghandhi
Leicester Royal Infirmary, MSc
Rebecca Gorton
Health Care Scientist/PhD student
University College London/Royal Free Hospital London
Minje Han
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seungnam, Korea
James Hawley
Post Graduate
University Hospital Coventry
Qiuting Hong
PhD candidate
UC, Davis
Jincui Huang
Graduate student
University of California Davis
Samantha Isenberg
PhD candidate, research assistant
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Christine Jelinek
PostDoctoral Fellow
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Caroline Johnson
The Scripps Research Institute
Katie Jones
Trainee Clinical Biochemist
University Hospital of Wales
Ivanisevic Julijana
Research Associate
Center for Metabolomics, TSRI
Erin Kaleta
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
Mayo Clinic
Lars Peter Kristensen
Post doc
Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, DK-5000 Odense C, Denmark
Yin-Ming Kuo
Postdoctoral associate
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Anna Lau
Clinical Microbiology Fellow
National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Nathaniel Mahieu
Graduate Student
Washington University
Soumen Manna
Postdoctoral Fellow
Laboratory of Metabolism, NCI, NIH
Mark Marzinke
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hari Nair
Sr. Clinical Chemistry Fellow
Department of lab medicine, University of Washington,
Steven Naleway
Graduate Student
New York Presbyterian - Columbia University Medical Center
Ekaterina Nevedomskaya
Post-doctoral Researcher
Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Unit, LUMC
Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Matthew Olson
Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Krisztina Radi
PhD student
University of Warwick
Nilini Ranbaduge
graduate student
The Ohio State University
Nishi Rochelle
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Purdue University
Kathryn Seely
Graduated, recently promoted
Arkansas Public Health Laboratory
Leslie Silva
Postdoctoral Fellow
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Zdenek Spacil
Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute for Systems Biology
Frederick Strathmann
Assistant Professor
ARUP Laboratories
Eszter Szabó
PhD student
Eötvös Lóránd University, Faculty of Science
Tamas Szaniszlo
PhD Student
Semmelweis University, CellScreen ARC
Martijn van Faassen
PhD Student
University Medical Center Groningen
Kim Van Vliet
Research Scientist/Young InvestiGator
University of Florida
Panagiotis Vorkas
PhD Student
Imperial College London
Scott Walmsley
Postoctoral Research Fellow
University of Michigan Medical School
Meiyao Wang
Research Associate
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
Haoyue Zhang
Senior Research Scientist
Duke University, Pediatrics, Medical Genetics
Jiangjiang Zhu
Ph.D student
University of Vermont

Lab Director Awardees
No abstract submission required. Intended to support exposure of current directors of clinical laboratories to mass spectrometry for use as an analytical tool.

13 awards granted to cover private hotel room and registration.

Sponsored by:


Joshua Bornhorst
Associate professor, Dept of Pathology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Susan Butler-Wu
Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Rachel Carling
Consultant Clinical Scientist
Guys & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
David Carpentieri
Associate PAthologist
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Mark Cervinski
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Robin Chamberland
Assistant Professor
Saint Louis University
Van Leung Pineda
Cook Children's Medical Center
Robert Mason
Associate Professor, Head Clinical Biochemistry
Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
Preeti Pancholi
Associate Professor, Clinical
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Xuuan Qin
Associate Professor
Seattle Children's Hospital
Kurt Reed
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Alison Woodworth
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology; Director, Esoteric Chemistry
Vanderbilt University
Yan Zhang
Associate Director of Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory
University of Rochester Medical Center

Trainee Awardees
No abstract submission required. Intended to support exposure of young clinical chemists to mass spectrometry for use as an analytical tool in the clinical laboratory.

31 awards granted to cover shared hotel room and registration.

Sponsored by:


Elaine Cloutman-Green
PhD student
Great Ormond Street Hospital/UCL
Sharon Colyer
Trainee Clinical Scientist
Alan Dodd
Trainee in clinical biochemistry at NHS Cardiff and Vale (University Hospital of Wales)
Association for Clinical Biochemistry
Mathew Estey
Clinical Fellow
University of Toronto
Ian Garber
Medical Biochemistry Resident
University of British Columbia
Joshua Hayden
Clinical Chemistry Postdoc
University of Washington School Of Medicine
jingyu huang
training fellow
Mount Sinai school of medicine
Briony Johnson
Employed full-time by Derby Hospitals NHS Trust
Association of Clinical Biochemistry
Alexander Lawson
Pre-Registration Clinical Scientist
Heart of England Foundation Trust
Danni Li
Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota
Li Liu
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Manar Mashhadani
Healthcare Scientist Trainee
Royal Free London NHS Trust
Jeffrey Meeusen
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
Mayo Clinic
Denise Milhorn
Ghunwa Nakouzi
Biochemical genetics/Molecular genetics fellow
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Marisa Needham
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
University of Virginia
Dana Nyholt-Bailey
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
University of Toronto
Martin Overgaard
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Odense University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark
Trevor Pitcher
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
University of Louisville
Amy Pyle
Lab Director at NCH and Assistant Professor at Ohio State
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Angela Rutledge
clinical chemistry fellow
McMaster University
Jennifer L. Shea
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
Christophe Stove
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ghent University - Laboratory of Toxicology
Katie Thoren
postdoctoral fellow
Nicole Tolan
Mayo Clinic
Sarah Wheeler
Clinical Chemistry Fellow
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Maria Alice Willrich
Mayo Clinic
Sophia Wong
Medical Biochemistry Resident
University of British Columbia
Xin Yi
University of Chicago
Lin Zhang
PhD Candidate in good standing
Cleveland State University
Zhengjiang Zhu
Postdoctoral Research Asscociate
The Scripps Research Institution

ACCENT Continuing Education Credit

AACC is an approved provider of continuing education for clinical laboratory scientists licensed in, but not limited to, the states of California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, and West Virginia.

MSACL 2013 Short Courses

Development and Validation of Quantitative LC-MS/MS Assays for Use in Clinical Diagnosis12
General Toxicology9
How to Develop Robust Assays Faster Using Free Data Analysis Tools12
How to Process Body Fluids for LC-MS/MS Analysis of Small Molecules6
Introduction to Clinical Mass Spectrometry12
New Developments in LC/MS and Mass Spectrometry12
Preparing Manuscripts for Publication: Improving your Chances for Success6
Targeted Proteomics9
Understanding the Optimization of LC/MS/MS to Develop Successful Methods for Identification and Quantitation in Complex Matrices12

MSACL 2013 Plenary and Scientific Sessions

Plenary SessionPlenary 1 - Sun PM1
Plenary SessionPlenary 2 - Mon AM1.75
Plenary SessionPlenary 3 - Tues AM 1.75
Scientific SessionSession 1 (Mon AM) 2.5
Scientific SessionSession 2 (Mon PM) 2
Scientific SessionSession 3 (Tues AM)2.5
Scientific SessionSession 4 (Tues PM)2
Scientific SessionSession 5 (Wed AM) 1.5
Scientific SessionSession 6 (Wed Midday)1.5
Scientific SessionSession 7 (Wed PM)1.5