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Carboxen® Synthetic Carbon: A Derivatized Resin for Process and Preparative Chromatography

4 October, 2022

Joe Abrahamson (MilliporeSigma)

Discover the features, advantages and benefits of synthetic carbon separation media in both liquid and gas purifications and how they bring value to a wide range of LPLC applications for both small and large molecule separations.

Ask the Agilent Experts - Part 3: GC and GC/MS Scientists Discuss & Answer Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

6 & 7 October, 2022

Vanessa Abercrombie (Agilent Technologies), Angela Smith-Henry (Agilent Technologies) and Diane Turner (Anthias Consulting Ltd)

We will discuss some of the most frequently asked questions about GC and GCMS that we have received which may seem like simple questions, but they have anything but simple answers as well as new questions that we hope you will submit to us in advance with experts from Agilent as well as from the field.

Biphenyl, the Go To Phase for LC-MS Method Development

11 October, 2022

Paul Connolly (Senior Product Manager for Liquid Chromatography, Restek)

We will examine why selectivity of a stationary phase has the largest impact on resolution, even more than smaller particles or longer columns. We will show how the unique nature of Restek’s Biphenyl imparts selectivity to isobaric compounds that is not readily achievable by other phases with simple, friendly and LC-MS amenable solvent systems.

Critical Insights in the Detection of PFAS in Our Environment

12 October, 2022

Derek Mattern (PerkinElmer)

This presentation will explore some high-performance solutions to optimize your laboratory workflow for PFAS analysis. It will provide a detailed overview of PFAS LC/MS/MS methods, including direct injection and SPE methods fitting to various global regulations.

Glycan Analysis in Biopharma: Challenges & Future Directions

19 & 20 October, 2022

Arnaud Delobel (Quality Assistance S.A.), Pauline Rudd (BTI AStar Singapore, GCon consultancy), Gordan Lauc (Genos), Michael Butler (NIBRT), James Duffy (LabCorp)

In this event we bring together industry leaders who will present their approaches to the challenges of glycosylation analysis, focused on biotherapeutics and biomarkers. This will include an introductory scene-setting presentation followed by an expert discussion with participants providing their insights into current trends in glycan analysis, key analytical challenges facing the industry, and future directions in the field.

Carrier Gas Selection in Gas Chromatography

On-demand

Daniela Cavagnino (Thermo Fisher Scientific), Ian Parry (Thermo Fisher Scientific) and Ed Connor (PEAK Scientific)

By watching this expert discussion you will learn about carrier gas choices for GC, benefits and limitations of using hydrogen versus helium, benefits of gas generators versus other gas sources, what is involved in converting from helium to hydrogen in the laboratory, user benefits that can be realized and innovative solutions that can be expected in GC in the future.

The Power of Data Analytics: Driving Laboratory Efficiency and Discovering New Insights

On-demand

David Hardy (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

Discover the benefits of data analytics and visualization tools, and learn how laboratories can effectively use these to optimize their data to drive efficiency and innovation.

Advantages of Laminar-Flow Mass Spectrometry for a Sensitive and Robust Determination of Mycotoxins in Food

On-demand

Francisco Ferron (Senior Product Specialist for LC-MS, PerkinElmer)

The presentation introduces you to the most advanced methods for food contaminants determination. In particular, performances of the LC-MS/MS technology and Laminar-Flow Mass Spectrometry applied to food analysis and strategies for method optimization are covered.

New Methodology for the Analysis of Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables by GC-HRMS

On-demand

Ramkumar Dhandapani (Phenomenex) and Javier Arrebola (University of Almería)

Discover some invaluable method optimization tips and tricks for pesticide analysis of real sample matrices, including fruits and vegetables, by gas chromatography/high-resolution mass spectrometry (GC-HRMS). Learn how the use of HRMS is increasingly being incorporated to routine work-flow laboratories because of its power to discriminate analytical information and capability to avoid matrix interferences and how it also helps to evaluate the performance of the tested GC column.

Global PFAS Testing Virtual Symposium: Advances in Occurrence & Testing

On-demand

Frederik Zietzschmann (Laboratory of Berliner Wasserbetriebe), Stephen Somerville (Pace Analytical), Dr. Nobuyoshi Yamashita (AIST), Dr. Bradley Clarke (University of Melbourne), Dr. Arjun Venkatesan (Stony Brook University), Dr. Erin Baker (North Carolina State University)

Learn about the latest advances in quantification of legacy and novel PFAS; developing and accreditation for routine and regulatory PFAS methods including EPA and EU guidelines; novel analytical techniques to identify new PFAS; and testing methods optimized for water, air, commercial products, textiles, soil and others.

Introducing Agilent’s CrossLab CS Electronic Leak Detector and ADM Flow Meter: Two GC Diagnostic Tools, One Convenient Package

On-demand

Paul Tripp and Angela Smith-Henry (Agilent)

Leaks are problematic for any operation that uses gas tubing and fittings. Even small gas leaks can lead to safety issues, reduced productivity, and increased costs. Here the presenters introduce the CrossLab CS Electronic Leak Detector and ADM Flow Meter — two GC diagnostic tools in one cost-effective, convenient package.

Powering Up Battery Materials Analysis using ICP-OES and ICP-MS

On-demand

Simon Nelms and Sukanya Sengupta (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

This presentation provides a complete overview of how ICP-OES and ICP-MS analysis supports every step in the battery manufacturing value chain, from raw material screening and refining, through battery cell material research and QA/AC, to recycling and environmental analysis. The basics of ICP-OES and ICP-MS technology are explained and selected analysis examples demonstrated.

Practical Challenges in PFAS Extraction for Water Samples and How to Address Them

On-demand

Bill Jones (Director of Chemical R&D, Biotage LLC)

This practical, experience-based webinar is useful for anyone involved in or performing method development for PFAS in aqueous matrices using a range of methods. You will gain more information on the pervasiveness of PFAS compounds in a typical extraction laboratory and the steps that can and should be undertaken to combat them.

Optimized Workflow of POPs Analysis in Environmental and Food Matrices Using Semi-Automated Cleanup and GC-MS/MS

On-demand

Ruud Addink (Technical Director, Fluid Management Systems)

This presentation discusses several clean-up methods with data and shows how the Agilent 7010 GC-MS/MS instrument can be used for state-of-art dioxin and PCB work at levels of sensitivity equal to or better than magnetic sector instruments.

Electron Activated Dissociation (EAD) MS/MS for the Structural Elucidation of Lipids

On-demand

Sophia Laposchan (Technical University of Munich, Germany)

By viewing this presentation you will gain a basic understanding of using electron activated dissociation in MS/MS analysis for structural elucidation of lipids; and learn how EAD can distinguish structural isomers of various lipid classes and how this powerful technique adds value over other fragmentation techniques.

Detection and Quantification Challenges of Trace Level Impurities in Pharmaceutical Products - Mutagenic Nitrosamines and Beyond

On-demand

Multi-speaker event (Novartis, EMD Serono, AstraZeneca, US Pharmacopeia) sponsored by VUV Analytics

This on-demand discussion forum covers the risk assessment and analytical challenges of detection and quantification of trace level impurities in pharmaceutical products.

Knowing How to Make ICP-MS Easier

On-demand

Gareth Pearson (Agilent, Spectroscopy Technology Innovation Centre, Melbourne, Australia), Glenn Woods (Agilent, Centre of Excellence, Manchester, UK), and James Dellis (Agilent, Spectroscopy Technology Innovation Centre, Melbourne, Australia)

Learn how Easy-fit supplies can simplify your workflow, discover tools that can help you get your ICP-MS configured right for your analysis, take a look at ICP-MS MassHunter software, and learn about some of the simple software tools and time-saving tips that can help you get the very best out of your ICP-MS.

Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Biofuels – A Survey of Solutions to Assure Quality and Performance for Today’s Energy Needs

On-demand

Jim McCurry (Senior Application Chemist, Agilent)

Several gas chromatographic (GC) methods have been developed to help producers and users of biofuels meet these specifications. This seminar presents solutions built on Agilent’s Smart Gas Chromatographic instruments. Analysis of several classes of biofuel samples demonstrates the performance of these solutions in meeting the requirement of industry standard methods.

Detection and Quantification Challenges of Trace Level Impurities in Pharmaceutical Products - Mutagenic Nitrosamines and Beyond

On-demand

Multi-speaker event (Novartis, EMD Serono, AstraZeneca, US Pharmacopeia) sponsored by VUV Analytics

This on-demand discussion forum covers the risk assessment and analytical challenges of detection and quantification of trace level impurities in pharmaceutical products.

PAMS Analysis during COVID-19 Lockdowns in New York City

On-demand

Pete Furdyna (Applied Analytical Chemist, NYSDEC, USA) and Laura Miles (Senior Application Chemist, Markes International, UK)

In this presentation you will learn how NYSDEC achieved excellent data stability over extended sampling periods, how water can be effectively managed for sample integrity and to achieve sub-ppb levels of detection for ozone precursor VOCs, and the benefits of using hydrogen carrier gas for continuous, robust and unattended monitoring in remote locations.

Ask the Agilent Experts - Part 2: GC and GC/MS Scientists Answer Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

On-demand

Angie Smith-Henry & Vanessa Abercrombie (Agilent) with Diane Turner (Moderator - Anthias Consulting)

This follow-up presentation in the ever popular 'Ask the Agilent Experts' series continues to discuss some of the most frequently asked questions about GC and GC/MS. You will learn best practices with GC and GC/MS systems, and discover why there is not always an easy answer to most GC(MS) questions.

Leveraging Integration: The Advantages of using a LIMS with your CDS

On-demand

Katie Evans (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

This presentation describes the benefits of connecting your laboratory information management system and your chromatography data system. You will learn how the integration between the two can streamline workflows and enhance efficiency in your lab.

Determination of Anions and Cations in Power Plant Water using Ion Chromatography

On-demand

Peter O’Brien (EDF Energy, UK)

Learn how ion chromatography with suppressed conductivity detection is the safe and reliable method of choice to determine both µg/L (ppb) and mg/L (ppm) levels of anions and cations including transition metals in power plant waters.

Dissolution Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

On-demand webinar

Vivian Gray, Lee Ashworth, Samir Haddouchi, Andre Hermans & Bryan Crist

This expert presentation and discussion forum focuses on aspects of dissolution from development through to a marketed product. Our expert panellists discuss the role of dissolution as a quality assurance tool for product development, approval and batch release, the use of dissolution testing of novel drug formulations and how it is being used to probe dosage form behaviour.

Ask the Experts: Which Trace Elemental Instruments are Best for your Analysis?

On-demand webinar

Daniel Kutscher

This is the second on-demand instalment of the 'Instrument Selection Discussion Series' where laboratory professionals gain knowledge on the choices of instrument available and which is most recommended for specific applications.

Moving Towards Sustainable Gas Chromatography Laboratories

On-demand webinar

Ed Connor (PEAK Scientific) and Jessica Berger (Markes International)

By watching this presentation you’ll learn about the benefits of using hydrogen as a carrier gas; configuring thermal desorption–gas chromatography–mass spectrometry analytical instrumentation to work safely with hydrogen as a carrier gas as well as with helium and nitrogen; the pros and cons of different hydrogen sources; and common pitfalls when switching carrier gas and how to avoid them.

Turn your Triple Quad up to 11!

On-demand webinar

April Quinn-Paquet (Technical Product Manager, SCIEX)

You will learn about the latest features for acquisition in SCIEX OS software including automatic data processing and decision rules, which can automatically perform actions on the queue according to user-specified criteria.

Discover a Microelution Extraction Technique for Drugs of Abuse with Streamlined Sample Clean-up

On-demand webinar

Ritesh Pandya (Forensic Technical Specialist, UCT)

This presentation outlines methods for extracting a large drugs of abuse panel from urine and plasma using reverse-phase and mixed-mode sorbent chemistries in a microelution format. HPLC separation was carried out using UCT’s Selectra® PFPP column prior to the analysis on LC‐MS/MS.

How to Increase The Cost Effectiveness for HPLC Separations of Challenging and Matrix-rich Samples

On-demand webinar

Petra Lewits (Merck KgaA Darmstadt, Germany)

In this webinar the potential for cost and time savings by increasing lab productivity with faster separations and column materials providing very high matrix tolerance is discussed.

Robust, Reproducible, and Quantitative Analysis of Thousands of Proteomes by Micro-flow LC-MS/MS

On-demand webinar

Bernhard Küster

This webinar offers a deep understanding of the advantages and place of microLC hyphenation with high-resolution accurate mass (HRAM) MS in proteomics research. Examples covering real biological samples analysis from cell lysates to urine, plasma, and cerebrospinal fluid, are presented.

Facilitating Data Integrity & Compliance

On-demand webinar series

This expert presentation and discussion forum focuses on data integrity and compliance, particularly in the context of QA/QC, development, and manufacturing. Experts highlight why technology companies need to put the customer at the heart of innovation, to ensure the development of solutions not just products.

The Importance of Data Integrity in Achieving Pharma 4.0

On-demand webinar

Nicola Gardner (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

In this presentation we explore why organizations cannot continue to advance with only technology and must also understand the evolution of data integrity.

Precise Testing of Pesticides in Food using the SCIEX 7500 System

On-demand webinar

Jianru Stahl-Zeng (Global Technical Leader for Food and Environmental, SCIEX)

This presentation gives an overview of the new SCIEX 7500 System that is integrated with innovative technologies. The presenter showcases the capabilities and potential of the SCIEX 7500 System for precise pesticide testing in food.

Continue to Improve your Titration Process with New Tips and Tricks

On-demand webinar

Bettina Straub-Jubb (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany)

This webinar provides further tips and tricks for optimizing the titration process with a special focus on food and beverage applications.

Improve your Method Optimization for SPME

On-demand webinar

Emanuela Gionfriddo (The University of Toledo, USA)

This presentation provides an essential guide for users of SPME. It shows you ways to improve your method optimization of SPME. Fundamental and practical aspects of SPME are discussed, together with tips and tricks for SPME method development.

Food Contact Materials: Role of Food & Beverage Manufacturers in Ensuring Food Safety Compliance

On-demand webinar

Dr Dnyanesh Darshane (FOBE Solutions LLC) and Dr Matthias Nold (Merck KGaA)

This webinar provides valuable insights into the risks of food contact materials and how to ensure food safety compliance.

How to Improve Your Titration Results – Optimizing Performance and Troubleshooting

On-demand webinar

Dr. Christian Haider (Head of Competence Center Titration, Metrohm AG)

In this presentation, we focus on how to get the basics of titration right so you can always trust your results including ow to select the right hardware for your titration; how to handle your hardware properly; how to choose the correct settings and parameters on your autotitrator; how endpoints are evaluated correctly and how to optimize endpoint evaluation; and troubleshooting - what to do in case you get incorrect results.

Handheld Raman Solutions for Raw Material ID

On-demand webinar

Richard Crocombe, Bülent Üstün, Ali Saleemi, Pierre-Yves Sacre and Mike Claybourn

Learn about the transformative power of handheld instruments in terms of instant actionable data and associated return on investment; key benefits of spatially offset Raman spectroscopy (SORS) for raw material ID; advantages of moving from laboratory-based testing to testing using handheld devices in the warehouse; the relative merits of handheld Raman and NIR; and challenges in method development and building models.

Making Our World Safer Through Science: Identifying Novel Biomarkers in Breath

On-demand webinar

Matthew Edwards (SepSolve Analytical) & Dr Amalia Berna (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)

This webinar introduces a powerful end-to-end solution for comprehensive profiling of breath volatiles, using the combination of thermal desorption, two-dimensional GC and mass spectrometry.

Ask the Agilent Experts: GC and GC/MS Scientists Answer Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

On-demand webinar

Angie Smith-Henry and Vanessa Abercrombie (Agilent)

The presenters discuss some of the most frequently asked questions about GC and GC/MS. You will also gain more understanding about why different consumables are used for different applications.

Advance With Transmission Raman

On-demand webinar

Dr Julien Villaumie, Prof. Martin Warman, Dr Gary McGeorge and Mark Godfrey

Learn about the benefits for targeted implementations of TRS in pharmaceutical development and manufacture, the route to implementation of TRS and the regulatory submission for manufactured products, the important role of HPLC for successful quantitative TRS method development and verification, and the barriers and challenges including cultural, regulatory, and scientific.

Quantitation of Selected PFAS in Human Whole-Blood Utilizing VAMS (Volumetric Absorptive Micro Sampling) and Latest-Generation Triple Quadrupole Instrumentation

On-demand webinar

Andrew Patterson (Eurofins Environment Testing America - Specialty Services Division)

This webinar provides an effective approach for studying PFAS in human whole blood and also discusses the challenges of PFAS analysis in blood serum and how to overcome them.

Tips and Tricks to Improve your Titration Process

On-demand webinar

Kristen Schultz (MilliporeSigma)

This webinar provides a workflow approach to guide the user from the strategy decision to the sample media selection process for air monitoring methods. The fundamental differences between active and passive sampling devices, when to use or not to use them noting the advantages and disadvantages of each type are outlined.

New ICP-OES Sample Introduction Components to Enhance Analysis of Challenging Samples

On-demand webinar

Eric Vanclay and Lindsey Whitecotton (Agilent)

Learn about new sample introduction components that can enhance analysis of challenging oil and organic solvents with improved productivity, better performance, and simpler maintenance routines.

Tips and Tricks to Improve your Titration Process

On-demand webinar

Bettina Straub-Jubb (Merck KGaA) and Thomas Hitz (Mettler-Toledo)

This webinar provides useful tips and tricks to improve your titration process and streamline your routine analysis. You will learn what parameters could influence your titration process and how to improve your daily workflow.

Mass Spectrometry to Fight Food Fraud

On-demand webinar

Chris Elliott (Queen's University Belfast), Chiara Cordero (University of Turin) & Stéphane Bayen (McGill University)

This expert discussion forum addresses some of the key analytical issues surrounding food fraud and authenticity testing.

The Value of Reliable Data: Leveraging LIMS Software to Support Compliance in your Food & Beverage Laboratory

On-demand webinar

Eugene Galperin (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

Watch this presentation to learn how Thermo Fisher Scientific’s SampleManager LIMS software can enhance laboratory processes in the F&B industry, focusing on reliable data.

Dilution and Sensitivity: Effects on a Food Contaminant Mega-Method

On-demand webinar

Dr Robert Di Lorenzo (Global Technical Marketing, Food & Beverage, SCIEX)

This presentation explores how far we can push dilution while still meeting sensitivity requirements to simplify sample preparation and analysis workflows. With the SCIEX Triple Quad™ 7500 LC-MS/MS System– QTRAP® Ready, a single mega-method comprising hundreds of pesticides, veterinary drugs and mycotoxins will be analyzed from various food and feed matrices from a single sample preparation method.

PFAS Testing Solutions & How Best to Minimize External Contamination Sources

On-demand webinar

Abderrahim Abdelkaoui (UCT)

This webinar provides solutions for PFAS testing in line with the updated method, EPA 533 and explains what measures can be taken to mitigate external contamination sources.

Fatty Acid Esters in Infant Formula - Determination of 2-MCPD and 3-MCPD Using an Agilent 8890 GC System with an Agilent 5977B GC/MSD

On-demand webinar

Youjuan Zhang (Agilent)

This presentation delivers a reliable analytical method for determining the fatty acid esters of 2-MCPD and 3-MCPD in infant formula. The presenter talks you through the method explaining how two different derivatization reagents, heptafluorobutyrylimidazole (HFBI) and phenylboronic acid (PBA), were evaluated for sample preparation.

What It Takes to Achieve a Good Chromatography – Selecting the Right Column Chemistries and Mobile Phase

On-demand webinar

Jonathan Turner (Waters Corporation) and Tony Edge (Hichrom)

This presentation will provide you with an understanding of different column particle technologies, their specific attributes and influences on chromatographic separation. You will also learn about the effect of mobile phase on selectivity and its use in method development.

How to Troubleshoot and Improve your GC/MS like an Agilent Scientist

On-demand webinar

Angie Smith-Henry and Vanessa Abercrombie (Agilent)

We’ll discuss how to use artifacts observed in chromatograms and tune reports to diagnose the problem, fix the problem, and 'future proof' your analysis with the best supplies, columns, and solutions.

LESS IS MORE: Microelution Extraction for High Throughput Bioanalytical Workflows

On-demand webinar

Stephanie Marin (Biotage LLC, Charlotte, NC, USA)

By watching this presentation you learn to appreciate the differences between microelution and traditional SPE products and protocols, describe processing conditions for manual and automated workflows for microelution columns, and compare protocols and results for a panel of steroids and a drug panel using traditional SPE columns and microelution columns.

Improving Energy Laboratory Productivity through Pre-configured Software Solutions

On-demand webinar

Eugene Galperin (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

Watch this on-demand presentation to learn how optimizing downstream processes, with SampleManager LIMS software Refinery Solution, can increase laboratory productivity in your refinery laboratory.

Analysis of PFAS: Strategies to Optimize Performance

On-demand webinar

Detlef Knappe, Bradley Clarke & Carrie McDonough

This discussion forum addresses some of the key issues surrounding the targeted analysis of PFAS in environmental matrices. Benefit from the real-world experiences of our expert panelists who provide their insights into analytical approaches to the targeted determination and quantification of PFAS in environmental matrices.

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