DART Mass Spectrometry Workshop Agenda Day 2

8:30 9:30 a.m. DART MS for Forensic Toxicology Screening Lecture
  1. Screening technique, so far
  2. Drugs analyzed
  3. Caveats and issues encountered so far
  4. Urine screening
  5. Blood screening
  6. Future work
    1. Sensitivity increases
    2. Database development

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9:30 – 9:45 Break  
9:45 – 11:45 DART MS for Forensic Toxicology Screening Lab
  1. Demonstrate urine introduction
  2. Students analyze unknown spiked samples
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11:45 – 12:45 Lunch  
12:45 – 1:45 DART MS of Writing Inks Lecture
  1. Comparison to other ink analysis methods
  2. Spectrum acquisition
    1. Sample presentation
    2. Data processing
  3. Interference from paper
  4. Effects of age of writing
  5. Ink identification using NIST library software

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1:45 – 2:30 DART MS of Trace Evidence Lecture

Techniques and applications to analysis of various forensic samples including explosives, condom lubricants, accelerants, counterfeits, polymers and unknown materials


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2:30 – 2:45 Break  
2:45 – 3:30 DART MS of Writing Inks Lab
  1. Spectrum acquisition
  2. Identifying inks
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3:30 – 4:15 DART MS of Trace Evidence Lab
  1. Analysis of common explosives
  2. Miscellaneous samples
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4:15 – 4:45 Closing Remarks & Awarding of Certificates All

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