Adam B. Hall, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Anatomy & Neurobiology

PhD, Northeastern University
MS, Northeastern University
BA, Stonehill College

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS)
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2024 (Subcontract PI)
Florida International University National Science Fdn

Sample Collectors for Rapid Direct Ionization in Real Time (DART)
08/30/2013 - 08/30/2014 (Subcontract PI)
IonSense, Inc. Dept Homeland Sec


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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

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  1. Chen Z, Coy SL, Pannkuk EL, Laiakis EC, Hall AB, Fornace AJ, Vouros P. Rapid and High-Throughput Detection and Quantitation of Radiation Biomarkers in Human and Nonhuman Primates by Differential Mobility Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2016 10; 27(10):1626-36. PMID: 27392730; PMCID: PMC5018447; DOI: 10.1007/s13361-016-1438-5;
  2. Pavlovich MJ, Musselman B, Hall AB. Direct analysis in real time-Mass spectrometry (DART-MS) in forensic and security applications. Mass Spectrom Rev. 2018 03; 37(2):171-187. PMID: 27271453
  3. Li F, Tice J, Musselman BD, Hall AB. A method for rapid sampling and characterization of smokeless powder using sorbent-coated wire mesh and direct analysis in real time - mass spectrometry (DART-MS). Sci Justice. 2016 09; 56(5):321-328. PMID: 27702447
  4. Pavlovich MJ, Dunn EE, Hall AB. Chemometric brand differentiation of commercial spices using direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2016 May 15; 30(9):1123-30. PMID: 27060840
  5. Rodgers CL, St Pierre KA, Hall AB. Recovery of oxygenated ignitable liquids by zeolites, Part II: Dual-mode heated passive headspace extraction. Forensic Sci Int. 2014 Jul; 240:144-50. PMID: 24811978; DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.04.025;
  6. St Pierre KA, Desiderio VJ, Hall AB. Recovery of oxygenated ignitable liquids by zeolites, Part I: Novel extraction methodology in fire debris analysis. Forensic Sci Int. 2014 Jul; 240:137-43. PMID: 24780556; DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2014.02.017;
  7. Hall AB, Coy SL, Kafle A, Glick J, Nazarov E, Vouros P. Extending the dynamic range of the ion trap by differential mobility filtration. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2013 Sep; 24(9):1428-36. PMID: 23797861; PMCID: PMC3788087; DOI: 10.1007/s13361-013-0655-4;
  8. Kafle A, Klaene J, Hall AB, Glick J, Coy SL, Vouros P. A differential mobility spectrometry/mass spectrometry platform for the rapid detection and quantitation of DNA adduct dG-ABP. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2013 Jul 15; 27(13):1473-80. PMID: 23722681; PMCID: PMC6098668; DOI: 10.1002/rcm.6591;
  9. Hall AB, Coy SL, Nazarov E, Vouros P. Development of rapid methodologies for the isolation and quantitation of drug metabolites by differential mobility spectrometry - mass spectrometry. Int J Ion Mobil Spectrom. 2012 Sep 01; 15(3). PMID: 24311968; PMCID: PMC3849031; DOI: 10.1007/s12127-012-0111-3;
  10. Hall AB, Coy SL, Nazarov EG, Vouros P. Rapid separation and characterization of cocaine and cocaine cutting agents by differential mobility spectrometry-mass spectrometry. J Forensic Sci. 2012 May; 57(3):750-6. PMID: 22235847; DOI: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2011.02033.x;

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Bar chart showing 10 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2016


2013-2013 American Academy of Forensic Sciences: Regional Award (NEAFS)
2012-2012 Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Scie: Educator of the Year Award
2010-2010 American Board of Criminalistics: Passed certification examination and requirements to become a Diplomat of the American Board of Crim
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Explosive Device Reconstruction and Analysis
fire debris analysis
forensic chemistry
forensic science
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72 E. Concord St Housman (R)
Boston MA 02118
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