Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group

A topical Group of the Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society

Who we are
We're a diverse group of professionals who are passionate about advancing mass spectrometry.

The Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group (DVMSDG) serves a diverse group of scientists from both academia and industry. DVMSDG is hosted by the Department of Chemistry at Villanova University, just thirty minutes outside of downtown Philadelphia. Attendance at the monthly meetings is typically 20-35 scientists and students, with some meetings and events drawing in excess of 100 people.

DVMSDG was created to meet the interests of a variety of scientists with diverse backgrounds. Due to a large number of local scientists in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, many of the seminars are weighted towards these areas. However, we attempt a balanced program between theory and applications, while also trying to provide perspective on the history of mass spectrometry for the younger generation of mass spectrometrists studying at local universities.

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Discovery of two isotopes of neon: neon-20 and neon-22, by J.J. Thompson.

Executive Committee

Chair Christopher Swift, Bruker Daltonics

Past Chair Harsha Gunawardena, Janssen R&D, J&J

Secretary Andrew Mahan, Janssen R&D, J&J

Treasurer Yeqing Tao, AstraZeneca

Awards Chair Steven LaMonaca, DuPont

Webmaster William Shen, Janssen R&D, J&J

About Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group

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Upcoming events
September and October 2020 Meeting Announcement

Due to COVID-19 concerns, all events will be fully virtual via Zoom

Award
DVMSDG Student Travel Grant Awards

The Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group (DVMSDG) is sponsoring two travel awards for students who plan to present at the 67th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference, June 2nd - 6th, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in either a graduate or undergraduate program at a college/university in the greater Philadelphia/Delaware Valley region.

Interested applicants should submit the following information:

  • Copy of their ASMS abstract
  • 1-2 page supplementary description of their research project
  • 1 page curriculum vitae

Applications should be submitted electronically in Word or PDF format by May 3rd , 2019 to: Steven.Mark.LaMonaca@dupont.com

Applications will be judged by DVMSDG Board, and the winners will be announced at our annual Vendors’ Night meeting on May 7th, 2019.

Further information about DVMSDG can be found at our website: http://dvmsdg.org

Please contact me if you have any questions regarding this award or the application process.

Sincerely,
Steven M. LaMonaca
Awards Chair, DVMSDG

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Directions
Directions to Mendel Hall

Driving Directions to Mendel Hall

From the East: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (276) Westbound to Exit 20 (Mid-County Interchange) I-476 South/Chester. Follow I-476 South to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids). At the bottom of ramp turn right onto Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). To reach the Ithan Ave. entrance, turn left at Ithan Ave. to the guard shack on left. Proceed to the parking lot behind Mendel Hall.

From the West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (76) to Exit 326 - Valley Forge (formerly Exit 24). Take I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 331A(I-476 South/Chester) to Exit 13 (US 30 St. Davids/Villanova) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). To reach the Ithan Ave. entrance, turn left at Ithan Ave. to the guard shack on left. Proceed to the parking lot behind Mendel Hall.

From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 7 (I-476 (Blue Route) North-Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 (Blue Route) North to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids) Lancaster Avenue) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). To reach the Ithan Ave. entrance, turn left at Ithan Ave. to the guard shack on left. Proceed to the parking lot behind Mendel Hall.

Using SEPTA

Via Regional Rail: Take appropriate train from your location to 30th Street Station in Center City Philadelphia. Take SEPTA's Regional Rail Line, R5 (Paoli Local) to Villanova Station - directly on campus. When you leave the train, take the pedestrian tunnel under the tracks and walk straight to Mendel Science Center.

Contact us
Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group

Hours
  1. Monday
    5:30pm
    9:00pm
  2. Tuesday
    9:00am
    10:00pm
  3. Wednesday
    9:00am
    10:00pm
  4. Thursday
    9:00am
    10:00pm
  5. Friday
    9:00am
    10:00pm
  6. Saturday
    9:00am
    6:00pm
  7. Sunday
    9:00am
    12:00pm
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