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The BMSS were saddened to hear of the recent death of Peter Derrick


38th BMSS Annual Meeting 2017
124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9RD

05-07 SEP: 38th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
04-05 SEP: BMSS Introduction to MS Short Course
      05 SEP: BMSS Careers in MS Workshop
      07 SEP: BMSS Annual General Meeting

BMSS will hold its 38th Annual Meeting in Manchester at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM). The RNCM provides a central and stunningly contemporary setting for next year’s event. BMSS has reserved the entire venue to accommodate the conference, introduction to mass spectrometry course, careers workshop, vendor exhibition and the society’s annual general meeting. The conference dinner will be held offsite at The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) on Wednesday the 6th September. The conference will also feature an informal social evening on Tuesday the 5th September at the ‘Dog Bowl’ offering complementary refreshments, food and 10-pin bowling (for those who wish to play). The 38th Annual Meeting overview is available to download and the hotel accommodation guide is also available here. Travel information to the RNCM venue is available here whilst a broader travel guide to Manchester can be found here.

Key Dates:


DEC 2016:

Early Bird Registration Opens.

MAR 2017:

On-Line Abstract Submission Opens

JUL 2017:

Early Bird Registration Closes

AUG 2017: 

Registration Closes

Early bird registration for the 38th Annual Meeting and/or the BMSS Introduction to Mass Spectrometry Short Course is now available on-line or by downloading a hard copy of the registration form in either MS Word or PDF format and sending to the BMSS Administrator.

Scientific Program:
Details of the scientific program will be published here shortly, and regularly updated as sessions and speakers are finalised.

Exhibitor Information:
The Exhibitor Guide for vendors and sponsors is now available for download.

For all exhibition and sponsorship enquiries please contact the
Exhibition Manager, Mark McDowall:

For all registration and general enquiries please contact the BMSS Administrator, Lisa Sage:

Clinical and Forensic Special Interest Group Course - Chromatography in the Clinical Laboratory

2nd March 2017
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Further information including registration and travel details is available here

Sheffield Hallam University and BMSS Imaging SIG Mass Spectrometry Imaging Symposium

5th July 2017
Sheffield Hallam University

Further information including registration is available here.

BMSS News and Information

News Archive:
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BMSS Membership 2017 is now available


Equipment wanted, and for sale, and new vacancies
New jobs posted this week.


Upcoming Mass Spectrometry Meetings.
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travel grants

BMSS Sponsors Students at Meetings - Travel Grant Reports
Several BMSS student members received travel awards to
attend recent meetings. Read their version of events.



You may have noticed that we have made a portion of our site available to advertise companies and services that relate to mass spectrometry. For more information about how to buy space on our site please contact:
Lisa Sage, BMSS Administrator


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