Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Pittcon announces 2011 technical program highlights

(Nanowerk News) The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 2011 Technical Program is now available on the Pittcon website. The Technical Program held Sunday, March 13 –Thursday, March 16, will consist of symposia, organized contributed sessions, oral sessions, workshops, posters, and Conferee Networking Sessions covering a wide range of topics in areas of analytical chemistry, applied spectroscopy, life sciences, bioanalysis, food sciences, and related disciplines.
Due to its popularity in 2010, Pittcon will again be webcasting 50 select sessions, which will be available for attendee access for 60 days after the conference.
Highlights of this year's Program include an emphasis on environmental issues with a concentration of environmental oral and poster sessions presented on Wednesday and Thursday. In addition to delivering the plenary lecture, Polyvalent DNA Architectures: New Modalities For Intracellular Gene Regulation and Detection, Chad A. Mirkin will also deliver presentations in the sessions entitled From Small Molecules to Nanomaterials: Innovative Approaches for Monitoring, Sensing and Imaging and Bionanotechnology in the Era of Molecular Medicine —both of which will be webcast.
Program Chair Janeth Pifer commented on this year's program, "We are pleased to present an outstanding Technical Program again this year…You will find a broad range of presentations that demonstrates the best applications for solving complex problems in molecular biology, pharmaceutics, the environment, forensics, materials science and more."
About Pittcon
Pittcon 2011 will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia World Congress Convention Center from March 13-18, 2011. Pittcon® is a registered trademark of The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Co-sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Pittcon is the premier annual conference and exposition on laboratory science. Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult. Pittcon donates nearly a million dollars each year in the form of science equipment grants, research grants, scholarships and internships for students, awards to teachers and professors, and grants to public science centers, libraries and museums. Visit for more information.
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