The SPEC 2012 conference will be held later this year in Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 11-16. This year entitled “Shedding New Light on Disease” it is being chaired by Bayden Wood and Don McNaughton from Monash University, Australia.
As with previous SPEC conferences, Analyst is publishing a themed issue on Optical Diagnosis to feature papers from the conference and to highlight the latest advances in diagnosis and novel biomedical applications of infrared and Raman spectroscopy. You can read the editorial from the last themed issue on Optical Diagnosis here, and read the issue here.
This themed issue is scheduled to be published in the middle of 2013. The deadline for submission is 1 February 2013.
Take a look below at some of the great papers from the last themed issue.
Surface enhanced Raman evidence for Ag+ complexes of adenine, deoxyadenosine and 5′-dAMP formed in silver colloids
Evanthia Papadopoulou and Steven E. J. Bell
Analyst, 2010, 135, 3034-3037
Discrimination of zone-specific spectral signatures in normal human prostate using Raman spectroscopy
Imran I. Patel and Francis L. Martin
Analyst, 2010, 135, 3060-3069
Raman endoscopy for in vivo differentiation between benign and malignant ulcers in the stomach
Mads Sylvest Bergholt, Wei Zheng, Kan Lin, Khek Yu Ho, Ming Teh, Khay Guan Yeoh, Jimmy Bok Yan So and Zhiwei Huang
Analyst, 2010, 135, 3162-3168