The Desorption Ionization Interest Group Meetingat ASMS, organized by John Allison, is tentatively scheduled Monday June 3 during the lunch break. The focus will be “Analysis of Non-covalent Complexes by ESI and MALDI: Why are these experiments so hard to do?” See the ASMS Interest Group page for more information.

This just in from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry:

50th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry

June 2 – 6, 2002

Orlando, Florida


Marriott World Center, Rate: $146. Rooms at the Marriott are SOLD OUT.

OVERFLOW HOTELS – shuttle buses will be provided. These hotels

are new and surround a common plaza. There are restaurants within walking


Courtyard Marriott Village at Lake Buena Vista, Rate: $94

Fairfield Inn at Lake Buena Vista, Rate: $72

SpringHill Suites at Lake Buena Vista, Rate: $104

RESERVATIONS. Rooms in any of the overflow hotels above may be

booked by calling toll free: 877-682-8552

Check the web site for the following

Instructions for presenters of talks and posters

Submission of manuscripts for the Conference Proceedings

Advance Registration – deadline April 19

Conference abstracts – will be posted April 15