MS and Emerging Environmental Contaminants

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The environment and possible contaminants will take center stage in a Wednesday afternoon session at the 57th annual ASMS Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The environment and possible contaminants will take center stage in a Wednesday afternoon session at the 57th annual ASMS Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

With such a concerted effort from today’s society to “Go Green,” topics ranging from illicit drugs in wastewater to analysis of pharmaceuticals found in fish will be discussed in the fifth day of the technical program at the conference.

Susan Richardson from the U.S. EPA, Athens, Georgia will kick off the session with an invited overview talk on emerging environmental contaminants.

Later on in the session, a group from Baylor University will give a presentation on “Liquid Chromatography Accurate Mass Spectrometry Screening Analysis of Pharmaceuticals in Fish Collected from Effluent-Dominated Streams.”

Alejandro J. Ramirez, C. Kevin Chambliss, and Bryan W. Brooks work will look at how Key experimental methodology is developed for easy screening of pharmaceuticals in fish tissue.

Wrapping up the session is a group consisting of members from NASA (Kathleen Brooks Loftin and Timothy P. Griffin), the University of Central Florida (Christian A. Clausen III), and JEOL USA, Inc. (Robert B. Cody and John Dane). The diversified group will discuss “A Novel Technique Utilizing SBSE and DART-TOF for the Analysis of Pharmaceutical and Pesticide Contaminants in Aqueous Media.”