Pittcon's Florida majority

January 6, 2012

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The Pittcon Organizing Committee has announced that over 72 select members of Florida's scientific community will be making presentations in symposia and taking part in oral and poster sessions and workshops for the technical programme at Pittcon 2012.

The Pittcon Organizing Committee has announced that over 72 select members of Florida's scientific community will be making presentations in symposia and taking part in oral and poster sessions and workshops for the technical programme at Pittcon 2012.

The programme will cover topics such as life sciences, drug discovery, nanotechnology, biomedical, environmental, homeland security, food science, forensics, agriculture, analytical chemistry and biomass.

A new feature for 2012 is the Capstone Lecture, “Redesigning DNA: Fixing God's Mistakes”, which will be presented by Steven A. Benner, a Distinguished Fellow at the Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution in Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Dr Alan G. Marshall from Florida State University will present a symposium, “Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance: The Mass Spectrometry Zenith” and a workshop, “Algae Polar Lipids Characterized by On-Line Liquid Chromatography Coupled with Hybrid Linear Quadrupole Ion Trap/Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry.”

Institutions such as the University of Central Florida, University of North Florida, Florida State University, University of Florida, Florida International University, University of South Florida and Florida State College at Jacksonville will be represented.

In addition, there will be more than 30 Florida-based companies exhibiting. These include names such as BioTools, Metrohm USA, Ocean Optics, STARLIMS, American Lab Design and Separation Systems.

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