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Latest News from Mars

Meet the Scientists behind the Science on Mars: August 18: Google photos from Mars? : July 25: A look inside of Mars: July 20: Beginning the hunt for life on Mars June 8: Spacesuit Materials on Perseverance’s SHERLOC Calibration Target – NASA’s InSight Mars Lander May 25: NASA Finds Remnants…


Contributed Speaker Guidelines

Contributed Speaker Guidelines for the In-Person Eastern Analytical Symposium EAS will be in-person this November.  The following Guidelines have been prepared based upon the experiences of prior EAS meetings. Please pay close attention to the details below to ensure a successful presentation of your work, and a more enjoyable experience for you and your audience….

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Special Lectures Abstracts

MONDAY: KEYNOTE LECTURE Exploring Mars with Curiosity and Perseverance Dr. Roger Wiens, Los Alamos National Laboratory NASA is currently operating two 1-ton rovers on the red planet: Curiosity and Perseverance. Curiosity is a mobile laboratory equipped with a remote LIBS instrument (ChemCam), x-ray fluorescence (APXS), x-ray diffraction (CheMin), and an organic lab with GCMS (SAM)….


EAS COVID-19 Policy 2021

As the 2021 Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exhibition draws steadily closer, we are keeping the safety, health and well-being of our attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and instructors at the forefront as we plan for one of the first in-person analytical chemistry symposia of the year. We are pleased to share our requirements and guidelines for all…


Special Lectures

We are excited to announce our special lectures!  Our keynote speaker, Dr. Roger Wiens, Los Alamos National Laboratory, has agreed to speak on Mars Rover Perseverance Chemical Imaging with SUPERCAM Prob.  Click here to read more about Dr. Wiens’ work on the Mars Rover.  EAS will also offer a Breakfast Lecture on Microplastics and a…


EAS Contests

Congratulations to Elektra on being selected as the EAS 2021 Pet Mascot! We hope you will consider entering a design for our t-shirt contest. The Rules are as follows: T-shirt contest details:– 4 color maximum– Must include 60th anniversary, mention of outer space, and/or EAS logo– Should be on a white shirt for tie-dying at…

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Breakfast Lecture – The Dark Side of Science: Misconduct in Biomedical Research

Dr. Elisabeth Bik – @MicrobiomeDigestScience Consultant – Microbiome,Science Integrity & Image ForensicsHarbers Bik LLC Elisabeth Bik, PhD is a Dutch-American microbiologist who has worked for 15 years at Stanford University and 2 years in industry. Since 2019, she is a science integrity volunteer and occasional consultant who scans the biomedical literature for images or other…


April Retort Now Available

EAS is excited to announce our April Retort is now available which has key information about our invited technical sessions, our awardees, list of online and in-person short courses and growing list of exhibitors!  Be sure to read our Retort to learn what EAS is planning for November 15-17, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza Princeton…


EAS 2021

Welcome to EAS 2021!! Please join us this November as we celebrate the 60th Jubilee Anniversary of EAS! The theme for this year is “Curiosity, Chemistry, and Perseverance”, a tribute to the science of both the Curiosity and Perseverance Mars Rovers, and reflective of the human desire for truth and knowledge through science, despite recent…

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Take Me Back to Conference Week

I remember my first time. I was the newest member of my dissertation research group. The others had been to one before and seemed to be laser focused getting ready for the event. I was going to be a co-author on a poster and I felt like I was moving in slow motion compared to…