Laura Bush | Authors

Laura Bush is the Editor in Chief for BioPharm International


The Quest for Greener Sample Preparation in Food Analysis

Elena Ibañez is determined to make sample preparation for food analysis not only more environmentally friendly but also more efficient, as she explores approaches that simplify solvent selection, increase solvent selectivity, and lessen the role of chemical solvents.

The Future of Chromatographic Method Development in Pharma

Analytical chemists are always seeking to make method development more efficient. For nearly two decades, Chris Welch led his teams at the Merck & Co. to constantly drive innovation in this area. Following his recent retirement from the company last year, he and his colleagues wrote a paper about the current state of method development for pharmaceutical research and where it is heading. He recently spoke to us about this topic.

Afternoon Session: Advances in Liquid Chromatography I

This Monday afternoon session, which runs from 4:30 to 5:55 pm, will be kicked off by keynote lecturer Attila Felinger of the University of Pécs, in Hungary. Felinger will talk about reversed-flow liquid chromatography.

Hites Award Lecture for Outstanding Research Publication in JASMS

The award presentation for the Ron A. Hites award for an outstanding research publication in JASMS will take place on Wednesday at 4:45 pm, in Ballroom 20A on the upper level.

Research Awards Presented to Michael T. Marty and James S. Prell

Research awards will be presented this afternoon at 4:45 in Hall D, at the ground level, to Michael T. Marty of the University of Arizona and James S. Prell of Oregon State University. Marty received his PhD in 2013 at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The Fenn Award Lecture

The 2018 recipients of the John B. Fenn Award for a Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry are Gert Von Helden, Martin F. Jarrold, and David E. Clemmer, for their pioneering contributions to the development of ion mobility spectrometry (IMS).