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Session 3, 2020 IMSI Poster Gala

  • December 17, 2020
  • 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Virtual Interactive Session

2020 IMSI Poster Gala

Virtual, December 15 to 17, 2020
Organized by MSIS and IMSS

Event Information

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Session Regional Focus Time (US Central Time, UTC-6) Event
3 Europe Dec 17, 2020 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM Poster Hall Open, Authors Present. Presentation subject: Novel Applications
Dec 17, 2020 7:00 AM - 7:55 AM Discussion & Networking Session
Dec 17, 2020 7:55 AM - 8:00 AM Closing Remarks 

Peggi Angel, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina

Tiffany Porta, PhD, Maastricht Multimodal Molecular Imaging Institute

Presentation Session: Novel Applications

Session Chairs

  • Martina Marchetti-Deschmann, PhD, TU Wien, Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics
  • Peter Marshall, PhD, GlaxoSmithKline

Moderator:  Tiffany Porta, PhD, Maastricht Multimodal Molecular Imaging Institute

Title Speaker Affiliation
Classification of thyroid tumors based on mass spectrometry imaging of tissue microarrays; a single-pixel approach Marta Gawin Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology, Gliwice Branch, Gliwice, Poland
Novel Diagnosis Technique for Identification of Asbestos Fibres in Mesothelioma using LA-ICP-MS and LA-ICP-TOF-MS Imaging Oana M Voloaca Sheffield Hallam University
Spatially resolved lipid profiling of crustacean G. fossarum to provide molecular understanding of the toxicity of pharmaceutical residue pravastatin Tingting Fu Institute of Analytical Sciences, Villeurbanne, France
Spatial metabolomics-guided transcriptomic profiling of animal-microbe interactions Dennis Jakob Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Lighting up MSI research: Fully transparent and reproducible analysis of an urothelial tissue cohort Melanie Foell Institute for Surgical Pathology - University Medical Center Freiburg

Session 3 in Regional Time

Region Time Zone City Session 3
Americas US Eastern Time New York, NY, USA Dec 17, 2020
06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
US Central Time Chicago, IL; Nashville, TN, USA Dec 17, 2020
05:00 AM - 08:00 AM
US Pacific Time Los Angeles, CA, USA Dec 17, 2020
03:00 AM - 06:00 AM
Brasília Time (BRT) São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil Dec 17, 2020
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Asia China Standard Time (CST) Beijing, China Dec 17, 2020
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Japan Standard Time (JST) Osaka, Japan Dec 17, 2020
08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Europe Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) London, UK Dec 17, 2020
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Central European Time (CET) Paris, France Dec 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Oceania Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) Adelaide, Australia Dec 17, 2020 09:30 PM
- Dec 18, 2020 12:30 AM
Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) Sydney, Australia Dec 17, 2020 10:00 PM -
Dec 18, 2020 01:00 AM
New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT) Auckland, New Zealand Dec 18, 2020
12:00 AM - 03:00 AM

2020 International Mass Spectrometry Imaging (IMSI) Poster Gala

The Poster Gala will feature a customized environment created by PlanetConnect and our sponsors for interactive sharing among the international mass spectrometry imaging community. Imaging mass spectrometry (IMS) related posters by academic, industrial, and government research labs worldwide will be presented. The virtual environment will include:

  • Poster viewing
  • Poster oral presentations and Q&A
  • Vendor exhibition hall

Specification for Poster Presentation

For poster presentation, a single pdf file should be uploaded for each poster.   The pdf file may have multiple pages, but keep it poster length (8-10 slides).  We recommend to prepare your poster as a short series of slides in PowerPoint and save the file as a pdf file. This format will ensure optimal viewing and the best experience for presenters and attendees within the virtual environment.

In addition to the pdf file, each poster presenter is allowed to upload an optional short video of the presentation.  The video file should be *.mp4 file. The resolution should be 720 pixels to 1440 pixels.  We recommend 1280 by 720 pixels or 1920 by 1080 pixels. The maximum length of the presentation video is 5 minutes.

Key Dates:

December 3 Deadline for poster upload into virtual environment
December 10 Virtual browsing opens
December 15-17 Interactive Poster Event with programming

Event Organizer


Chair: Peggi Angel (on behalf of IMSS EC, Charleston)

Co-chair: Tiffany Porta Siegel (on behalf of MSIS EC, Maastricht)

Poster Committee: Peggi Angel, Kevin Schey, Marissa Vavrek, Stacy Ho

Scientific Leads:

  • Asia:  Shuichi Shimma (Japan) & Honggang Nie (China)
  • Oceania: Gus Grey (New Zealand) & Peter Hoffmann (Australia)
  • Americas: Elizabeth Neuman (North America) & Andreia de Melo Porcari (South America)
  • Europe: Martina Marchetti-Deschmann and Peter Marshall

Webmaster: Stacy Ho

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