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Preliminary Tech Program & Short Course Schedule Now Available

The 2020 Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition preliminary technical program and short course schedule are now available for download. You will find the various program materials, including Award sessions, Short Courses, and Special Lectures and more! We are offering 21 virtual short courses that will be live and interactive. Note: All short courses and live…

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Of Testing and Covid-19

Viral testing has been in the spotlight since the very beginning of the Covid-19 epidemic. I cannot remember any other time in the past when so much attention has been given to analytical sciences, not just in general science journals but in the local, national and international press and media. As the pandemic progressed, we…

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2020 EAS is Going Virtual!

All EAS in-person meeting favorites, invited talks from academia and industry experts, contributed presentations from attendees showcasing their recent research achievements, the exposition of latest technologies and products, etc., will be available at the virtual event. Furthermore, without the limitation of a physical venue, all the presentations in the technical program will be made available on-demand for an extended period of time following the 2020 Virtual EAS & Expo. This will allow our attendees to watch presentations at a time that fits best into their schedule.

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EAS & COVID-19 Update

The EAS Board of Directors is watching the progression and impact of COVID-19 closely. At this time, EAS still plans to hold our annual symposium scheduled in November 2020. We remain committed to providing our community with safe spaces in which to collaborate. We are following the guidance offered by the Centers for Disease Control…

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New York Microscopical Society Ernst Abbe Award

Brian J. Ford is one of the best-known microscopists. He has written many hundreds of papers and about twenty books on microscopy, and has made important discoveries in fields ranging from hematology and cell intelligence to protozoology and plant physiology. Professor Ford is also an authority on the development of the microscope. He discovered the…

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2020 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Vibrational Spectroscopy

John A. Reffner, Ph.D. is currently a Professor of forensic science at John Jay College, CUNY in New York, NY.  His scientific interests are focused on uniting spectroscopy with microscopy and applying novel technologies to advance materials and forensic science.  He pioneered the development of infrared micro-spectrometers, accessories and innovative applications infrared microprobe technology.  Dr….

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Special Lecture Bio & Abstract

Adam Lanzarotta earned a B.S. in forensic science from Eastern Kentucky University in 2005 and a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Miami University in 2010. He has been a member of the FDA Forensic Chemistry Center (FCC) Trace Examination Section (TES) for twelve years where he has been responsible for examining unknown, unapproved and misrepresented…

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2020 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Separation Science

Joe Foley is Professor and Graduate Advisor of Chemistry at Drexel University. He earned a B.S in Chemistry and Chemical Physics from Centre College of Kentucky and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Florida under the guidance of John Dorsey. He conducted research at National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) for 2…

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2020 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Magnetic Resonance

Arthur G. Palmer, III received a B.A. in chemistry magna cum laude in 1980 from Haverford College. There he conducted undergraduate research in the photochemistry of carbonyl carbene with Prof. Colin F. Mackay. After two years working as an analytical chemist and two years teaching high school chemistry and physics, Palmer entered graduate school, first…

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EAS is currently accepting proposals for Short Courses to be offered at the 2020 Symposium at the Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center in Plainsboro, N,J on November 15-18th. If you are interested in instructing a one- or two-day short course, please complete the proposal form (click here for word template) and submit to by…