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Featured Webinars & eSeminars
Characterization of Volatiles in Post-consumer Recycled Plastics Using TD-GC×GC–TOF MS
17 October 2019
Dr Shayne Green and Dr Chris Siegler (R&D, Dow Inc.)
This webinar will show how thermal desorption (TD) coupled with comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography and time-of-flight mass spectrometry (TD-GC×GC-TOF MS) can provide fast and confident characterisation of complex odour profiles from PCRs.
Turning up the Heat on Gas Chromatography: How to Successfully Perform High Temperature GC Applications without Breaking a Sweat
23 & 24 October, 2019
Vanessa Abercrombie (Gas Chromatography Applications Chemist, Agilent, USA)
This webinar discusses the effect temperatures above 360 °C have on the integrity of the column phase and outlines strategies for more efficient and successful high temperature applications.
Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography (LC×LC) for the Analysis of Bioactive Compounds in Foodstuffs
24 October, 2019
Luigi Mondello (University of Messina, Italy)
This webinar will help you understand the importance of foodstuffs as potential sources of bioactive molecules with beneficial effects on the human health, describe the benefits provided by comprehensive two-dimensional LC techniques, for the separation/identification of complex matrices, and demonstrate how to implement LC×LC approaches using different column combinations and instrumental set-ups.
Analytical Testing Methods for Medical Use Cannabis
29 October, 2019
Tania Sasaki (Confidence Analytics), Brianna Cassidy (CDX Analytics), Paul Winkler (SCIEX)
Learn about headspace GC-FID-MS analysis of terpenes and terpenoids, microbiological detection methods in cannabis, and how advanced LC-MS/MS methods will revolutionize cannabis analysis.
How to Easily Analyse Petrochemical Samples by ICP-OES
30 October, 2019
Matthew Cassap (Thermo Fisher Scientific)
Petrochemical samples present a number of different challenges when analyzing for trace elements by ICP-OES, these include the stable introduction of the sample in to the plasma, the complex matrix and potential interferences. This webinar will describe these challenges and how to easily overcome them, by the development of robust methods that produce excellent results.
Better Thermal Extraction: Tips and Tricks for VDA-278 and Other Thermal Desorption – GC/MS Methods Used for Material Emissions Testing
Kurt Thaxton (GERSTEL International Product Manager, Pyrolysis and Thermal Desorption)
You'll learn about the history and analytical basis of analytical thermal extraction for interior air quality, the current state of the art, including tips and advice for scientists and engineers that perform VDA-278 and related methods for material emissions analysis, and where these methods fit in the overall strategy for automotive air quality and where these methods are headed in the future.
Get more information in less time: a routine and sensitive workflow for peptide mapping and PTM analysis
Linfeng Wu and Ning Tang (Agilent Technologies)
Learn how an integrated peptide mapping workflow solution automates and streamlines from sample preparation to data analysis.
A New Integrated, Sample-to-Result, Analytical Workflow for the Sensitive and Reliable Analysis of Polar Anionic Pesticides and Metabolites
Richard Fussell and Fausto Pigozzo (Thermo Fisher Scientific)
This webinar introduces a new validated ion-chromatography triple quadrupole mass spectrometry based workflow for the robust, sensitive and reliable determination of a group of polar anionic pesticides and metabolites at low µg/kg levels, without the need for derivatization, and all in a single analysis.
Intelligent GC Systems: 10 Ways to Easy GC
Angela Smith-Henry and Ian Eisele (Agilent, USA)
This webinar introduces a host of useful tips and tricks to streamline your daily workload leading to increased productivity with improved throughput with sample overlap, enabling you to perform easier GC. You will discover steps for high quality, accurate data – first time, every time.
Applications using Thin Film Solid-Phase Microextraction (TF-SPME) with Analysis by Thermal Desorption GC/MS
Jack Stuff, Ph.D. (Manager of the Analytical Services Group - GERSTEL, Inc.)
This webinar focuses on the use of Thin Film Solid-Phase Microextraction (TF-SPME) for the analysis of a variety of sample types. TF-SPME is an extension of regular SPME, is simple to use and requires no solvent, yet is more sensitive than regular SPME due to the increased surface area and phase volume.
Intelligent GC Systems: Work Smarter not Harder
Eric Phillips and Angela Smith-Henry (Agilent, USA)
This webinar introduces intelligent Agilent GC systems, along with consumables, demonstrating how productivity can be increased and downtime decreased for any GC operator at any experience level.
Opioids: Choosing the Best Solution for your Laboratory
Jillian Neifeld (Applications Chemist, Biotage)
This webinar provides sample preparation solutions for synthetic opioids analysis in forensic laboratories. We discuss the opioid epidemic, extraction techniques to include supported liquid extraction and solid phase extraction, matrices that can be analysed with these techniques, as well as results obtained from the various extraction types.
New Perspectives and Technology in Pyrolysis GC-MS for Forensic and Polymer Analysis: How Smart-Ramped Pyrolysis Leads to Improved Data
Kurt Thaxton (GERSTEL International Product Manager, Pyrolysis and Thermal Desorption)
This introductory webinar describes the hardware advances in pyrolysis-GC-MS in more detail and provides examples of improvement in data quality, using samples drawn from forensic and polymer application areas.
Not the AA Lamp Again! Troubleshooting HC Lamp Issues and Other Tips for Atomic Absorption
Eric Vanclay (Agilent Technologies, Melbourne, Australia)
Learn how to prevent, identify and troubleshoot common Hollow Cathode (HC) lamp issues and learn valuable troubleshooting tips for atomic absorption that take the pain out of everyday operation.
How to Keep your GC/GC-MS System Performing like New
Vanessa Abercrombie and Angela Smith-Henry (Agilent Technologies, USA)
Discover some simple strategies to help maintain a clean and healthy GC(MS) system longer, such as how utilizing guard columns can protect your analytical column and back flushing can stop heavier compounds from reaching your mass spec and keep it cleaner.
High Resolution Orbitrap MS for Detecting New Psychoactive Drugs, A User’s Perspective
Marta Concheiro (Assistant Professor of Forensic Toxicology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)
In this webinar you will learn about two analytical methods for the determination of new psychoactive stimulants in urine by liquid chromatography–high resolution mass spectrometry with Orbitrap technology.
Detección de las Nuevas Sustancias Psicoactivas mediante el espectrómetro de masas de alta resolución Orbitrap MS, perspectiva del usuario
Marta Concheiro (Profesora Asistente de Toxicología Forense, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University de Nueva York)
En este seminario web aprenderá en el español sobre dos métodos analíticos para la determinación de nuevos estimulantes psicoactivos utilizando cromatografía liquida acoplada a espectrometría de masas de alta resolución con tecnología de Orbitrap™ MS.
Advances in Forensics & Toxicology eSeminar
Tania A. Sasaki, Alex J. Krotulski, Rafael Venson, Fred Foster, Alberto Salomone & Timothy Fassette
This on-demand eSeminar sponsored by GERSTEL, SCIEX and UCT, covers topics such as drug testing of urine, pharmaceutical and drugs of abuse monitoring, designer drug detection, sample preparation techniques for opioids, and QuEChERS in DUI testing.
Analytical Approaches to Trace Elements in Water
Michelle Gaskell (South West Water), Matthew Cassap (Thermo Fisher Scientific)
Talks include 'A Common Sense Approach for Compliance ICP-MS Trace Metal Analysis for Ground and Surface Water', 'Validation of Metals in Clean and Waste Water by ICP-MS in Accordance to ISO:17025' and 'Elemental Analysis of Water – Which Elemental Analysis Technique is Right for My Requirements'.
New Methods & Applications in Environmental Analysis
Lee Marotta (PerkinElmer), Ceara MacInnis (Environment and Climate Change Canada), Carol Meyer (Orsat LLC), Marvin Shaw (University of York, UK)
Separation Science, in collaboration with PerkinElmer, has developed a multi-speaker eSeminar covering methods and applications in environmental analysis. This two-session event will provide analytical scientists and laboratory managers/directors working in this field with access to leading techniques, best practice and robust methods from leading scientists in the field.
High-Purity Carbon Adsorbents for Sample Preparation and Chromatographic Applications
Leidy Peña Duque (Senior Scientist, Particle Design Group) and William Betz (Research Fellow, Particle Design Group Leader)
In this webinar, we will talk about high-purity carbon adsorbents used for sample preparation applications such as gas chromatography, air sampling, SPE, and SPME. We will also explain the properties of different types of carbons and how we tailor these adsorbents for separation applications.
New Trends, Methods & Applications in Food Safety Analysis
Separation Science, in collaboration with PerkinElmer and Waters, has developed an on-demand multi-speaker eSeminar covering trends, methods and applications of analytical techniques in food safety analysis. Presented by Bert Popping (FOCOS, Germany), Ilka Haase (Eurofins Genomics, Germany), Ellen Miseo (Teak Origin, USA), Sara Stead (Waters), Jacqueline van der Wielen (Mars Wrigley Confectionary), Melanie Downs and Philip Johnson (Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Chiara Dall'Asta (University of Parma and European Food Safety Authority) and Alessandro Baldi Talini (PerkinElmer)
Modern Trends, Methods & Applications in Sample Preparation
Separation Science, in collaboration with Biotage, has developed a multi-speaker eSeminar covering trends, methods and applications of sample preparation techniques. Presented by Steven J. Lehotay (USDA Agricultural Research Service), Antonio Martín-Esteban (Department of Environment, INIA, Madrid), Stig Pedersen-Bjergaard (School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo), Dan Menasco (Applications Chemist, Biotage), Markus Gershater (Chief Scientific Officer, Synthace).
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