The Column May 2016

May 2016 | Volume 12, Issue 9
Digital Edition
By LCGC Editors
This issue of The Column in its original digital magazine format.
Cover Story
To mark the Chromatographic Society’s 60th birthday, The Column interviewed the current President of The Chromatographic Society, Dr. Paul Ferguson, and Associate Principal Scientist for Separation Science at AstraZeneca, Macclesfield, UK, on the past, present, and future of the Chromatographic Society — and separation science.
Features
This is the third in a series of articles exploring topics that will be addressed at the HPLC 2016 conference in San Francisco, USA, from 19 to 24 June.
Incognito shares his thoughts on the importance of specifications for method transfer in gas chromatography (GC).
By LCGC Editors
The 6th International Network of Environmental Forensics (INEF) 2016 conference will be held from 27–30 June at Örebro Castle in Örebro, Sweden.
This article considers some of the current issues for analysis of small and large molecules, and emerging trends in method development.
News
LGC Standards has been awarded a Responsible Sourcing status by Sedex for its Standards division in Germany. A non-profit membership organization, Sedex is dedicated to improving responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains.
Researchers from the USA have developed a simple and derivatization-free gas chromatography (GC) method for the quantitative analysis of oleic acid and related fatty acids.
Researchers from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, have used multiple analytical techniques including IEC and ATR‑FTIR spectroscopy to investigate bovine meat adulteration.
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