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Chemistry Seminar: New Mass Spec. Approaches for Apps in Clinical Chemistry, Defense & Forensics
Start Date: 11/17/2017Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 11/17/2017End Time: 12:00 PM

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Nicholas Manicke, PhD, Perdue University


“New Mass Spectrometry Approaches for Applications in Clinical Chemistry, Defense, and Forensics”

Nicholas Manicke, PhD, will describe some recent efforts in his group to develop prototype all-in-one cartridges which combine mass spec sample preparation and ionization steps in a single simple device. Mass spectrometry is a powerful analytical platform, but its application to many chemical measurement problems is limited by its complexity and the required expertise. He will describe new mass spectrometry approaches which significantly simplify the use of mass spec identification and quantitation for a wide variety of applications. The problems we’ve addressed with these new methods include detection of emerging synthetic drugs in ER patients, identification of protein isoforms as a tool for developing new clinical diagnostics, and measurement of aerosolized chemical warfare agents.

Contact Information:
Name: Haifeng (Frank) Ji
Phone: 215.895.2562
Email: hj56@drexel.edu
Disque Hall, Room 109, 32 South 32nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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