Southeastern Regional Meeting 2016



Please join us at the SERMACS 2016 meeting in Columbia, SC.

We are very excited about the SERMACS 2016 meeting and expect over 1500 registrants.  Our program is headlined by Plenary Speakers Martin Chalfie (Nobel Laureate), Harry Gray (Priestley Medal), Rhonda Craig (FBI Forensics), and Cope scholars Miguel Garcia-Garibay, Luis Campos, and Will Dichtel.

The Exposition schedule is as follows*:

Sunday October 23

8am – 4pm

Exhibitor Setup

Sunday October 23


Opening reception w/ food and beverages

Monday October 24


Exposition Hall Open

Monday October 24


Sci-Mix w/ food and beverages

Tuesday October 25


Exposition Hall Open

Tuesday October 25


Exhibit Removal

*minor adjustments to the event times may occur, but you will be notified.

A number of other activities will occur in the exhibit hall including morning coffee breaks,  seven poster sessions, and the Graduate School Fair.  These activities will ensure a constant flow of attendees to the exposition hall.

Please see the attached documents, "Exhibit Booth Application and Contract", "Exhibitor Information" and the “Call for Papers” for more information.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call or email me directly.  We are looking forward to a great meeting.

Larry Metcalf - SERMACS 2016 Exposition Chair

The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project

1002 Hollowtree Ct.

Columbia, SC 29212


Exhibit Booth Application and Contarct

Exhibitor information 

Call for Papers 



 Advion works with biopharmaceutical, academic/government researchers, and industrial chemists seeking to enhance their chemical synthesis knowledge, workflow and mass spectrometry results and specializes in purpose-built mass spectrometers, nanoelectrospray ionization sources, flow-chemistry synthesis systems and consumables.

Agilent is a leader in life science, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets.  The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications, and expertise. 


Anasazi Instruments have been providing high quality, rugged, easy-to-use 60 and 90 MHz NMR spectrometers and upgrades to the educational and industrial markets,


Biotage is a leading provider of instruments and consumables for use in medicinal chemistry, peptide synthesis, and analytical testing.  




Bruker designs and manufactures .analytical instrumentation for materials research, structural and surface investigations using a range of technologies including FT-IR, NMR, and mass spectrometry. The portfolio includes compact, powerful, robust easy-to-use instrumentation specifically developed for scientific education purposes. Bruker is strongly committed to develop innovative solutions for today's analytical questions.  

       For nearly 40 years,CEM has have been designing and developing laboratory instruments and scientific methods (both microwave-based and non-microwave technologies) that are used by major companies, prestigious research institutes, and universities around the world.
 Doty Scientific, Inc. offers over 30 years experience in designing and manufacturing scientific instrumentation with strengths in physics, biochemistry, and electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineering.

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a wide range of advanced materials, additives, and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers that are found in products people use every day.


Ecodyst has a proprietary, disruptive, and innovative technology that offers superior advantages, increases productivity, and eliminates downtime. It's  state-of-the-art refrigerated instrument sets new standards for cooling down samples or processes without the use of traditional coolants such as dry-ice.

  Extrel is  a manufacturere of state-of-the-art research and process mass spectrometers, residual gas analyzers, and quadrupole mass spectrometry components.
  A global manufacturer of NIST traceable standards for the calibration of analytical instruments.
 HORIBA Scientific is the leading manufacturer of high performance Raman spectrometers, and the most sensitive, flexible, easiest and most affordable fluorometers for steady-state or lifetime, modular, expandable open architecture and ion ratio imaging microscopy solutions or tabletop systems, including TCSPC and EEM/UV-VIS and CDOM analysis.

Since 1949, the JEOL legacy has been one of outstanding innovation in developing instruments used to advance scientific research and technology with expertise in electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, NMR spectrometry, and e-beam lithography.

  Magritek creates cryogen-free, compact, benchtop NMR and MRI systems that are affordable, versatile, high performance, and easy to use.

Nanalysis develops and manufactures portable NMR spectrometers for the analytical instrument market. 



NanoTemper  Technologies develops, produces, and markets innovative, high quality instruments for biomedical research.

  Oakwood Products is a fine organics manufacturing facility producing a wide range of organics with particular emphasis on fluorine and sulfur compounds. In addition to our extensive catalog, Oakwood also offers custom synthesis services. 
 Olis provides research grade absorbance, fluorescence, and circular dichroism spectrophotometers and stopped flows for the serve the biophysical, biochemical, and bioenergetics fields.

Pine  manufactures and supplies electrochemistry research equipment. This equipment is sold domestically and internationally to major colleges and universities, and to the research and development departments of major corporations.

 360Glassware specializes in custom scientific glassblowing.

Rigaku is an international manufacturer and distributor of scientific, analytical, and industrial instrumentation specializing in x-ray related technologies including x-ray crystallography, x-ray diffraction (XRD), x-ray fluorescence , automation, cryogenics, and x-ray optics. 

 Stop by the SERMACS 2017 booth to learn about next year's conference.
 SCANA Corporation is a 49 billion energy-based holding company, based in Cayce, South Carolina.  Its businesses include regulated electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses.
  TCI is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of specialty chemicals to the pharmaceutical, electronic, cosmetic, chemical, environmental, and biotech industries.  Our current catalog lists over 26,9000 organic and biochemical products for use in research and production with over 8,000 unique to TCI.

Whether you are looking for cutting-edge technology to enliven and support your labs in biology, chemistry, physics, or engineering there's a Vernier solution appropriate for every grade level. 


 Waters Corporation creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering scientific innovation to enable customers to make significant advancements. Waters helps customers make profound discoveries, optimize laboratory operations, deliver product performance, and ensure regulatory compliance with a connected portfolio of separations and analytical science, laboratory informatics, mass spectrometry, as well as thermal analysis. 

WebAssign is an online instructional system designed by educators to enrich the teaching and learning experience.  WebAssign provides extensive content, instant assessment, and superior support.


Yamazen is Japan's prominent manufacturer of flash chromatography systems, high resolution columns, and related products.