In the 1960s, Phyllis Brown dared to do what few chromatographers did: to apply high performance liquid chromatography — then still in its infancy — to real samples, particularly complicated ones like blood. She did it because she had the vision to see the potential of the technique in the biological sciences.
In an interview with Karen M. Usher of West Chester University, Brown talks about what it was like to be a chromatography pioneer, and how she figured out what she had to do to get recognition in a male-dominated field.
Perspectives in Modern HPLC: Michael W. Dong is a senior scientist in Small Molecule Drug Discovery at Genentech in South San Francisco, California. He is responsible for new technologies, automation, and supporting late-stage research projects in small molecule analytical chemistry and QC of small molecule pharmaceutical sciences. LATEST: Seven Common Faux Pas in Modern HPLC