Aug 24, 2018

Texas A&M University

Ions@WORK Mass Spectrometry Symposium

Please accept our invitation to attend Texas A&M’s Ions@Work Mass Spectrometry Symposium on Friday, October 5 and the pre-symposium open house and gathering on Thursday, October 4. The symposium will feature keynote addresses by John Eiler, Chris Reddy, and Dame Carol Robinson (see schedule below).  

Registration is at (bottom of page).

John M. Eiler | Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology and Geochemistry, Caltech
Christopher M. Reddy | Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dame Carol V. Robinson | Dr. Lee’s Professor of Chemistry, University of Oxford

We hope you can attend this celebration of TAMU’s $5 million investment in mass spectrometry.



Thursday, October 4, 2018

3:30-5:30 pm     Open house at the Mass Spectrometry for Isotopic Analysis (MSIA) Subunit of the Mass Spectrometry Collaborative Core

Stable Isotope Geosciences Facility (SIGF), Eller O&M 406, Eller O&M 309

Williams Radiogenic Isotope Geosciences Facility, Halbouty 331

Stable Isotopes For Biosphere Science (SIBS) Laboratory, Kleberg Center 215

Transportation will be available between main and west campus.

5:30-7:00 pm     Informal gathering at Cavalry Court, 200 Century Court, College Station, TX 77840 (


Friday, October 5, 2018

9:15 am – 5:00 pm

Mitchell Institute, Hawking Auditorium


9:15 am                Opening Remarks (François Gabbaï, Mark Barteau, and John Sharp)

9:50 am                Ethan Grossman, Texas A&M University, “Mass Spectrometry for Isotope Analysis subunit”

10:10 am             Jessica Fitzsimmons, Texas A&M University, "Iron supply from deep-sea hydrothermal vents: Can it reach surface phytoplankton?"

10:40 am             John Eiler, California Institute of Technology, “The isotopic structures of molecules: The fundamental science, technology and applications of an ‘Omics’ of (nearly) everything”

11:30 am             Poster Session (Lobby MPHY )

12:00 pm             Lunch Break

1:00 pm               Anthony Knap, Texas A&M University, “Applied Mass Spectrometry subunit”

1:20 pm               Ibrahim Al-Atwah, Texas A&M University, “Hydrocarbon Analysis on Triple Quadrupole GC-MS-QQQ : Unraveling Petroleum Sources and Mixing in the Anadarko Basin“

1:50 pm               Christopher Reddy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, “From the size of watermelon to a room, Mass Spectrometers that solve environment questions.”

2:40 pm               Coffee Break and Poster Session

3:10 pm               David Russell, Texas A&M University, “Chemistry and Biochemistry Mass Spectrometry Center”

3:30 pm               Xin Yan, Texas A&M University, “Metabolomics of Aging”

4:00 pm               Dame Carol V. Robinson, University of Oxford, “From peripheral proteins tomembrane motors –mass spectrometry comes of age”

5:00 pm               Poster Session and Reception (Lobby MPHY and MIST Penrose Plaza-pendulum area)


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Dept. of Ecosystem Science and Management
Rm 215 Kleberg Center
2126 TAMU, Texas A&M University
College Station TX 77843-2126

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