Applied Troubleshooting for LC & LC-MS

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Instructor: Giles Edwards,, Anthias Consulting Ltd
Wednesday, August 28, 2024 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Cost: $250

Track: Instrumentation & Nanoscience

Course Level: Advanced

Course Description: This course has been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry for purposes of Continuing Professional Development. The course covers troubleshooting for HPLC & LC-MS.

The course looks at preparing for problems, how to identify problems and the troubleshooting process. Participants will then implement the knowledge gained through practical exercises on troubleshooting chromatograms.
The course has a strong focus on the practical information regarding the techniques, with instrument parts and consumables to see and chromatograms to troubleshoot. The knowledge gained can be utilised the instant you return to your lab.

Target Audience: This course is for those with good knowledge of liquid chromatography and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and would like to learn in detail about troubleshooting.

Learning Objectives:
You will learn the logical steps of instrument troubleshooting.
You will learn how to examine chromatograms, identify any problems seen and determine
which part of the instrument could be the cause and gain practical experience of this process.

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About the Instructor

Giles obtained his MChem master of chemistry degree from Liverpool John Moores University concentrating on analytical chemistry and his PhD from the University of Manchester. Giles has more than 20 years’ experience within the fields of mass spectrometry and the separation sciences working in industry, academia and the third sector. Past roles have included working as director of a multidisciplinary scientific research centre and also working around the world as a mass spectrometry escalation engineer troubleshooting issues with both instrumentation and application method development. Giles also works part-time in the nuclear physics group at the University of Manchester developing novel mass spectrometry instrumentation for ultra-trace analysis of radionuclides. Giles is Technical Director & Founder Trustee of the Recycling Organisation for Research Opportunities (RORO).

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