Matthew Crowe, of Dow Chemical (Midland Michigan), will preside over six Monday morning oral sessions on “Emerging Environmental Contaminants.” The sessions will take place in Exhibit Hall AB between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
The first presentation, starting at 8:30 a.m., will be by Ryan P. Rodgers, of the Florida State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (Tallahassee, Florida). The title of Rodgers’ talk is “Environmental Petroleomics: Characterizations of 105 Biotic and Abiotic Petroleum Transformation Products Four Years after the Deepwater Horizon Disaster.”
At 8:50 a.m., Chi Li Yu, of the Proteomics Facility at the University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa), will follow Rodgers with a talk titled “Subtractive Proteomics Reveals Novel Enzymes Induced in Rare Caffeine-Degrading Microorganisms.”
Next up at 9:10 a.m. will be Bryan Bzdek, of the University of Delaware (Newark Delaware), who will give a presentation titled “Silicon is a Nearly Ubiquitous Component of Ambient Nanoparticles.”
Jeffrey Gilbert, of Dow AgroSciences (Indianapolis, Indiana), will follow Bzdek at 9:30 a.m. with a presentation titled “Identification of Environmental Metabolites Using Combined High Resolution UPLC-QqTOF and Ultra High Resolution NanoLC-QqITOT Based Approaches.”
The session will continue with a talk at 9:50 a.m. given by James Riedeman, of Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana), titled “Terminal and Internal Alkyne Functionalities in Asphaltenes.”
The final presentation of this session will start at 10:10 a.m. and be given by Phil Tackett, of FLIR Systems, Inc. (West Lafayette, Indiana). Tackett’s talk is titled “Detection of Water-Borne 4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) via Purge and Trap and Transportable, On-Site GC/MS.”