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Exhibitors 2018

Day 1 - 23 January 2018

Poster Session


08:00 – 09:10
09:10 – 09:20 Opening
Dror Avisar
Chairman of the Isranalytica 2018 Conference

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09:20 – 09:30
musicause Musical Interlude
09:30 - 10:20
Plenary Session
The Role of Hair Analysis in the Investigation of Drug-Facilitated Rapes
Prof. Marco Vincenti
Professor of Analytical Chemistry
Director of the Department of Chemistry, University of Torino, Italy
Director of the Regional Antidoping and Toxicology Center “A. Bertinaria”, Orbassano (Torino), Italy

Chair: Yossi Almog
10:20 - 10:50
coffee Coffee Break
  Hall A Hall B Hall C Hall D
  Session A Session B Session C Session D
  GC & GCMS Forensic and Homeland Security Analysis Separation Science (LC, CE, GC etc.) in Memory of Prof. Eli Grushka Metrology, Quality and Chemometrics
  Chair: Igal Bar Ilan Chair: Udi Wolf Chair: Bianca Avramovitch Chair: Etty Feller
10:50 - 11:20

Extending the Range of Compounds and Applications Amenable for GC-MS Analysis with Cold EI
Aviv Amirav
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
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"Rape Drug " - The Morning After Dilemma
Sagit Alon
Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
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Four Decades of Capillary Electrophoresis
Robert Weinberger
CE Technologies Inc., NY, USA


Risks of a False Decision on Conformity of a Multicomponent Material and Quality of Chemical Analytical Results
Ilya Kuselman
Independent Consultant on Metrology, Modiin, Israel
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11:20 - 11:40

Targeted Metabolomics with DSI/DTD-GC-MS - an Overview
Helmut Geppert
Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany

DNA from Fingerprints: The Effect of Deposition Pressure on the Size and Quality of Latent Fingermarks and On the Efficacy of STR Profiling in Forensic Identification
Ido Hefetz
DIFS, Israel Police, Jerusalem, Israel
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2D-LC as an Automated Desalting Tool for MSD Analysis and as a Pharmaceutical Impurity Analysis
Xavier Maes
Agilent Technologies, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Risk Management According to ISO/IEC 17025
Etty Feller
ISRAC-Israel Laboratory Accreditation Authority, Airport City, Israel
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11:40 - 12:00

Science Behind the Innovation – The Ways to Better Sensitivity and Robustness In GC/MS Instrumentation
Andrey Rossin
Eldan Electronic Instruments, Petach-Tikva, Israel
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Exploding a Myth? Measuring the Water Content in Freshly-Deposited Fingermarks
Ze'ev Porat
Chemistry Division, NRCN, Israel
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Energized Dispersive Guided Extraction of Polychlorinated Biphenyls from Polyurethane Foam Filters
Maxim Diel
CEM, Kamp-Lintfort, Germany

Metrology of Porometry
Egor Sobina
Ural Research Institute for Metrology, Ekaterinburg, Russia

12:00 - 12:20 A Novel Israeli GC/GCMS Device for Safety Working With H2 as a Carrier Gas Instead of He
Reuven Mery
M. Snir Technological Services Ltd, Haifa, Israel
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Software Assisted Metabolite Identification – A Tool for the Rapid Updating of Screening Methods for Synthetic Cannabinoids in Human Urine by LC QToF-MS
Martina Macht
Bruker Daltonik GmbH, Germany 

Microemulsions in Liquid Chromatography and Capillary Electrophoresis. Lacks and Advantantages
Andrey Pirogov
M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Reference Materials of Isotopic Composition for Implementation of Isotopic Dilution Mass Spectrometry
Olga Kremleva
UNIIM, Ekaterinburg, Russia

12:20 – 12:40


Exposing the Illegal Side of Synthetic Drugs - Methods and Substances
Ayelet Ofarim
Arad-Ophir, Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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SPT, the “Sample Pre-Concentration Trap” Integrated Concentrator for Gas Chromatography Analysis
Ian Parry
SCION Instruments, Edinburgh, UK

Utilizing Molecular Structure Database Instead of Physical Reference Substances for Routine Targeted Residue Screening
Alfredo M. Montes Niño
Microbioticos Paraguay Laboratory, Argentina
12:40 - 14:00
lunch Lunch Break and Poster Presentations
14:00 - 14:10
Prof. Eli Grushka Awards Ceremony
Chair:Igal Bar Ilan
14:10 - 14:15
musicause Musical Interlude
14:15 - 15:05
Plenary Session
From Sherlock Holmes to Forensic DNA: CSI – Reality or Fiction
Prof. Yossi Almog
Casali Center for Applied Chemistry
The Institute of Chemistry
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

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Chair: Aviv Amirav

15:05 - 15:35
coffee Coffee Break
  Hall A Hall B Hall C Hall D
  Session E Session F Session G Session H
  LCMS Forensic and Homeland Security Analysis & Metrology, Quality and Chemometrics Applied Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation Food Analysis and Others
  Chair: Aviv Amirav Chair: Marco Vincenty Chair: Ovadia Lev Chair: Igal Gozlan
15:35- 16:05

HRMS on Demand - The Role of Accurate Mass Measurement in Scientific Publications
Noam Tal
Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Characterization of Gun Shot Residue (GSR) Particle in a Sample. A Statistical Approach
Osnat Israelsohn Azulay
DIFS, Toolmarks and Materials Lab., Jerusalem, Israel
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Dry Blood Spot (DBS) as a Sample Collection Technique for Post-Exposure Monitoring of Drugs of Abuse and Acids using LC-MS/MS
Lilach Yishai Aviram
IIBR, Ness Ziona, Israel
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Soil & Specialty Fertilizer Analysis by Discreet Analyzers
Nik van Zuilen
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vantaa, Finland

16:05 - 16:25

The Tribrid Quadrupole-Ion Trap-Orbitrap Mass Spectrometer: the Ultimate Proteomics Platform
Yishai Levin
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
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A Non-Destructive Method for the Detection of Blood-Contaminated Fingermarks
Alfonso Bentolila
DIFS, Israel Police, Jerusalem, Israel
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A Versatile Redox Responsive Nanoferrogels Based Sensor for Metabolics Analytics
Samuel Mugo
MacEwan University, Edmonton, Canada

Determination of Food Contaminant Fipronil and its Metabolites using LCMSMS with Minimal Sample Preparation
Ariovaldo Bisi
PerkinElmer, Milano, Italy

16:25- 16:45

Positional Low Mass MS/MS Tracer Analysis of 13C Isotopologues Reveals Carbon Routes During Ammonia Metabolism of Mosquitoes
Shai Dagan
Israel Institute For Biological Research (iibr), Ness Ziona, Israel
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The use of Multivariate Statistics for Classification of Complex Mixtures in Forensic Aanalysis
Noa Cohen
DIFS, Israel Police, Jerusalem, Israel
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Handheld Carbon Analyzer for Carbon, other Alloying Elements in Stainless and Carbon Steels
Pedro Machaqueiro
SciAps Inc, Woburn, USA

New Plasma Observation Approaches and Their Use for High-End Applications
Peter Ivanov
Spectro Analytical Instruments GmbH, Kleve, Germany

16:45– 17:05

A New Innovative LC-QQQ Mass Spectrometer
Georges Tsoupras
Agilent Technologies, Geneva, Switzerland

Calculating Uncertainty in Complex Air Sampling
Elad Shelly
A.S Research Services LTD, Ma’ale HaHamisha, Israel
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Toxtyper Screening of Saliva as an Alternative Matrix for General Unknown Screening of Drugs of Abuse
Yair Shachar
Yair Technologies, Israel
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Filtration and Particle Size Analysis - Why these Techniques Need to be Utilized Together
Larry Unger
EMEA, Particle Sizing Systems, Port Richey, FL, USA

17:05 - 17:25

LC/MS Assay for Quantification of the Carbon Sources in Proliferating Cells. Applications in Anticancer Drug Discovery Research
Dimitri Kovalerchik
Metabomed Ltd., Yavne, Israel
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Computer-Based Tutorial on Chemometrics
Joseph Dubrovkin
Western Galilee College, Acre, Israel
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Study of Extraction of Liquid Pyrolysis Products in Hexane-Acetonitrile System with the Use Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Method
Tatsiana Henarava
National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

Total Organic Carbon (TOC) - Different Digestion Procedures May Affect the Results. A Comparison Among Three Different Techniques
Revital Rapoport
Aminolab, Ness Ziona, Israel
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Poster Session