John Chasse | Authors


Determining the Sex of Skeletons Hundreds of Year Old with NanoLC–MS/MS

Rebecca Gowland and her colleagues in the Department of Archaeology at Durham University in the United Kingdom have tested, for the first time, the applicability of a new method of sex estimation utilizing enamel peptides from a sample of permanent and deciduous teeth at different stages of mineralization, from nonadults of unknown sex, including perinates, and using a minimally destructive acid etching procedure and subsequent nano liquid chromatography– tandem mass spectrometry. She spoke to us about her efforts.

Wednesday Morning Chromatography Session Talks

This Wednesday morning session begins at 9:00 am with Leonard Sidisky, Jamie Desorcle, Greg Baney, and Kathy Kiefer of MilliporeSigma presenting “Latest Developments in Ionic Liquid Stationary Phase Technology.”

Afternoon Session: Sample Preparation III

This afternoon session begins at 1:30 p.m. with a keynote lecture titled “In-vivo SPME with Matrix Compatible Coatings Coupled to LC–MS and Directly to MS,” presented by Janusz Pawliszyn of the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Canada).