10th International Conference on Instrumental Methods of Analysis Invited speakers 10th International Conference on Instrumental Methods of Analysis - IMA 2017 17-21 September 2017, Heraklion, Greece Modern Trends and Applications Dr. Klara Valko UCL School of Pharmacy, London, United Kingdom “Biomimetic Chromatography and Its Application in Drug Discovery” Prof. Gary Hieftje Indiana Univeristy, Bloomington, USA “A Highly Versatile Source for Elemental, Speciation, and Proteomic Analysis” Prof. Jane Thomas-Oates University of York, UK “Palaeomics: when mass spectrometry meets archaeology” Dr. Norbert Jakubowski Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany “Method development for metal detection at cellular levels” Prof. Ryszard Lobinski Univeristy of Pau, France “Probing metal interactions with biomolecules in vivo using electrospray high resolution mass spectrometry” Dr. Burkhard Beckhoff Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Berlin, Germany “Characterization of advanced materials and particles at the nano- and microscales by X-ray spectrometry using calibrated instrumentation” Prof. Andrzej Bobrowski AGH Univeristy of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland “Novel approach to stripping voltammetric determination of selected metals using screen-printed electrodes modified with metal films” Prof. Dr. John van Duynhoven Wageningen University & Unilever, Netherlands “Applications of magnetic resonance in food science and technology” Prof. Bernhard Michalke Helmholtz Centre , Munich, Germany “The power of combined speciation- and metabolomics studies on transition metal and selenium compounds in brain/at neural barriers within neurodegeneration research” Dr. Vassilia Zorba Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Division, USA “Novel Femtosecond Laser Ablation Sampling Technologies in Optical Emission Spectroscopy” Prof. Les Ebdon University of Bedfordshire, Luton, United Kingdom “IMA - Twenty years of symposia” Prof. Electra Gizeli Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology-FORTH and University of Crete, Greece “Acoustic sensors for molecular diagnostics and point-of-care” Prof. John Stratis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece “The study of environmental and cultural heritage via analytical chemistry combined with other scientific fields” Prof. Miltiadis Karayannis University of Ioannina, Greece “Myths, mysticism and science during the development of chemistry and analytical chemistry from the ancient times to the middle of the 20th century” Prof. Jiri Barek Charles University in Prague, Czech Republik “New methods of electrochemical monitoring of biologically active organic compounds in environmental and biological matrices”