Day 1 – 17 January 2023


08:00 – 09:10
09:10 – 09:20 Opening
Igal Bar-Ilan, Chairman of Isranalytica 2023
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09:20 – 09:30 musicause Musical Interlude
09:30 – 10:20

Plenary Session
Chemical Analysis in Planetary Exploration. The Instrument Suite
of the NASA’s MARS 2020 Mission Perseverance Rover

Javier Laserna
University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Chair: Israel Schechter

10:20 – 10:50 coffee Coffee Break
  Hall A Hall B Hall C Hall D
  Session A Session B Session C Session D
  Medical Analytical Chemistry

Spectroscopy Metrology and Quality (I)
Nano in Analytical Chemistry
  Chair: Igal Bar-Ilan Chair: Israel Schechter Chair: Ilya Kuselman Chair: Daniel Mandler
10:50 – 11:20

Start-UPS using Analytical Chemistry: From Inception to Product Development to Market
Edan Razinovsky
Respiration Scan, Israel
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LIBS-MLIF of REE for Isotopic Analysis
Michael Gaft
Ariel University, Israel
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Uncertainty Principle in Conformity Assessment of Chemical Composition of a Substance or Material
Ilya Kuselman
Consultant, Israel
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Nanostructured Optical Biosensors for Agro-Pollutants Detection
Giorgi Shtenberg
Volcani Institute, Israel
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11:20 – 11:40 Botanical Drug Discovery – Exceptional Case Study
Rotem Perry Feigenbaum
Cannasoul Analytics, Israel
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Detection of φx-174 virus Based on Native Auto-Fluorescence: Potential for Detecting Pathogenic Viruses
Yair Farber
Kinneret Academic College, Israel
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Generalization of the JCGM Approach to Conformity Assessment of a Sample of Products, Materials or Objects
Francesca Pennecchi
INRiM – Italian National Institute for Research in Metrology, Italy
Development and Sensing Application of Nucleic Acid Dissipative Networks
Yu Ouyang
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
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11:40 – 12:00 Challenges in Analysis of Vitamins in Dietary Supplements
Shira Rosencwaig
Ministry of Health, Israel
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Application of Argentometric Chloride Determination by ICP-OES to a Wide Range of Sample Matrices
Nadav Lerner
Ben Gurion University, Israel
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Application of Two-way Ordinal Analysis of Variation for Comparison of Results of Examination of Organoleptic (Sensory) Properties of Drinking Water, Sausage or Other Objects
Tamar Gadrich
Braude College of Engineering, Israel
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Monitoring the Activity and Inhibition of Cholinesterase Enzymes using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fluorescent Sensors
Dan Loewenthal
Tel Aviv University, Israel
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12:00 – 12:20 Fast Whole Blood Analysis for Medical Diagnostics by GC-MS with Cold EI
Benny Neumark
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
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A New Method for Monitoring Polymerization of `Pre-preg` Composite Material Using FTIR and Machine Learning
Adva Ziv Zehavi Cohen
IAF, Israel
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Traceability in Qualitative Analysis
Elvar Theodorsson
Linköping University, Sweden
Miniaturized, High Resolution Plasmonic Sensors
Ibrahim Abdulhalim
Ben Gurion University, Israel
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12:20 – 12:40 Glycoproteomics of Human Sera for the Discovery of Biomarkers for Dementia
David Morgenstern
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
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Molecular Structure Effects upon Multiphoton Electron Extraction Spectroscopy and their Utilization in Analysis of Energetic Materials
Danny Fisher
Technion, Israel
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A Metrology-Based Quality Assurance System for Clinical Laboratories in Europe
Bernd Güttler
Physikalisch-technische Bundesanstalt, Germany
The Effect of Structural Isomers on the Recognition in Nanoparticle Imprinted Matrices (NAIMs)
Din Zelikovich
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
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12:40 – 14:00
lunch Lunch Break and Poster Presentations
14:00 – 14:10
14:10 – 14:20
musicause Musical Interlude
14:20 – 15:10

Plenary Session


Developing Applications for Forensic Epigenetics using Pyrosequencing, Real-Time
PCR and Other Methods Involving Laboratory Based Genetic Analysis
Bruce McCord
Florida International University, USA

Chair: Joseph Almog

15:10 – 15:40 coffee Coffee Break
  Hall A Hall B Hall C Hall D
  Session E Session F Session G Session H
  Forensic Analysis – I Analytical Technique & Instrumentation
Metrology and Quality (II)
Poster Session
  Chair: Michal Levin Chair: Raz Jelink Chair: Markus Obkircher Chair: Aviv Amirav
15:40- 16:10

“MALDI-CSI”: A Proposed Method for the Tandem Detection and Imaging of Human Blood and DNA Typing from Enhanced Fingermarks
Ravell Bengiat
Israel Police, Israel
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Cyclodextrin Complexation in the Design of High-Performance Chemical Sensors
Mindy Levine
Ariel University, Israel
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Development of New Standards for the Production and use of Reference Materials
Angelique Botha
NMISA, South Africa

The poster session will allow some of the poster authors to give a 6-minute lecture (6 slides per lecture).

15 lectures will be given in this session. First come, first served to give his lecture.

Registration for giving the lecture will be done by email to the address:

Division of Metabolite Medicine at the BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery
Michał Kaczmarek
BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery, Israel  Israel Flag

Fast Saliva Analysis by GC-MS with Cold EI and Open Probe Fast GC-MS for the Detection of Cannabis Usage
Oneg Elkabets
Tel Aviv University, Israel  Israel Flag

Sensitivity Comparison Between GC-MS with Cold EI and Standard EI
Alex Yakovchuk
Tel-Aviv University, Israel   Israel Flag

Real or fake? Aroma Profiling of Plant-Based Alternative Foods using Sorptive Extraction and GC×GC–TOF MS
Terry Buckland
Schauenburg Analytics, UK UK

Uncovering Hidden Compositional Changes in Breath Profiles using Thermal Desorption with GC×GC-TOF MS and Chemometrics
Terry Buckland
Schauenburg Analytics, UK UK

16:10 – 16:30
Rapid Blood-Traces Fixing at Crime Scenes with Heat
Sarena Wiesner
DIFS, Israel
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Mixed-Ligand Metallic Nanoparticle Based Sensing: when 1+1 > 2
Offer Zeiri
NRCN, Israel
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The review of ISO/IEC 17043 – Requirements for PT Providers
Steve Sidney
National Laboratory Association, South Africa
16:30- 16:50
A Likelihood-Ratio Framework for Evaluating Results of Forensic Gunshot Residue Analysis
Hila Rosengarten
DIFS, Israel (10 min) Israel Flag


Psilocin –The “Real Deal” or an Extraction Byproduct
Dana Tenne
DIFS, Israel (10 min) Israel Flag

Setup of Free Carotenoid Analysis Approach using State-of-the-Art Liquid Chromatography Coupled with High Definition Ion-Mobility qToF
Maxim Itkin
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
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Considering the ICH Concept of ‘Total Analytical Error’ in Validation of Analytical Procedures of Pharmaceuticals
Raphy Bar
BR Consulting, Israel
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16:50– 17:10
Evaporation of Ignitable Liquid Residues in Soil
Dan Muller
DIFS, Israel
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LIBS-MLIBS-MLIF Methods for Be Quantitative Analysis
Lev Nagli
Ariel University, Israel
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Ensuring Consumer Safety with Certified Reference Materials, Applications and PT Studies for Pesticide Testing in Cannabis
Markus Obkircher
Merck KGaA, Switzerland
17:10 – 17:30
Successful Machine Learning Applications in Forensic Sciences
Omer Kaspi
Bar Ilan University, Israel
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Purification of IgG’s, IgM’s and Human Serum Albumin with: Engineered-Micelles
Guy Patchornik
Ariel University, Israel
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Study of Reference Materials and Establishment of the Metrological Traceability System for in Vitro Diagnostics
Hongmei LI
National Metrology Institute, China
17:30 – 17:50
Ninhydrin and its New Forensic Usage as Human Fluid Detector
On Mero
DIFC, Israel
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  The Impact of Metrology on the Quality of Measurements for Climate Change Studies
Michela Sega
INRiM – Italian National Institute for Research in Metrology, Italy



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