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March 7, 2013
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The 2013 FACSS–SciX Awards: The Podcast Series

Punctuated Microgradients for Electric Field Separations
An interview with Mark Hayes, a finalist for the 2012 FACSS-SciX Innovation Award. Part of the 2013 podcast series presented in collaboration with the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), in connection with SciX 2013, the federation’s North American conference.
Total Solutions for Sample Prep at Pittcon 2013
Learn how automating the laboratory's manual sample prep processes will speed up the accreditation process with fast, high quality, consistent results for POPs analysis in many Environmental and Food matrices at Pittcon Booth 525. Automation aides in the creation of sample prep SOPs, documentation of the sample prep process, simplifying laboratory personnel training and eliminates errors that occur during manual sample processes. These are all critical pieces of the accreditation and workflow of your laboratories process. Automation provides a laboratory the ability to deliver compliant high quality results in a faster, robust, simplified way. Visit FMS,Inc. and Learn More.
Featured News

Thermo Fisher Scientific Executive Wins Women in Manufacturing STEP Award
Lisa Witte — vice-president/general manager of Thermo Fisher Scientific's portable analytical instruments business — has received a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) award from the Manufacturing Institute/Deloitte, the University of Phoenix and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
New high output flow LC-MS Nitrogen Generator
Ideal for multiple LC/MS and new LC/MS instruments requiring high flow, the Parker Balston LC/MS Nitrogen Generator produces up to 60 lpm of LC/MS grade nitrogen and offers substantial cost savings over cylinders.  The generator’s 60 lpm output flow is equivalent to using one cylinder of compressed gas every two hours. Learn more.

Need Help With LC Troubleshooting?
A free interactive LC Troubleshooter is now available at CHROMacademy, sponsored by Thermo Scientific. In 3 simple steps you will overcome your instrument, separation and quantitation issues. It’s completely free.
Safeguard Precious Resources
Confidently safeguard our most precious resource with the widest range of high-quality, high-throughput analysis solutions for monitoring water quality. Agilent combines over 40 years of industry collaboration with the technical expertise and product leadership your lab needs to maximize uptime and reduce cost-per sample. Download applications now.

Leco Supports West Coast Metabolomics Center
Leco (St. Joseph, Michigan) will support the new West Coast Metabolomics Center, based at the University of California, Davis, Genome Center (Davis, California. The center was opened on 8th October 2012, with funding of $9.3 million from the National Institute of Health and Disease.
Essential to the development of biotherapeutics is ability to quickly and accurately assess product quality—including factors such as sequence integrity, glycan heterogeneity, and purity—at each step. Thermo Scientific workflows for intact-protein analysis enable these assessments early in the development process without the effort of complete characterization and allowing you to make better, faster decisions about how to proceed with your biotherapeutic development. Learn more
Featured Product
Samplicity® Filtration System
The Samplicity® system provides a higher throughput, ergonomic alternative to syringe-tip filters for the preparation of liquid chromatography samples. The vacuum-driven system enables simultaneous filtration of up to 8 samples in seconds, including hard-to-filter samples. Read more
SmartPrep®: Automated Cartridge Extractor
The SmartPrep® is the first ever automated, small footprint, extraction system designed specifically for scalable cartridge based SPE of a wide range of contaminants in clean aqueous matrices. It is ideal for method developers and sample prep laboratories. Read more
UHPLC Pump/PAL-Bundle
Gazelle18 UHPLC Pump/PAL-Bundle optimizes LC-MS productivity, solvent bottles to column heater.  The pump has broadest range of pressure and flow rate in the industry. One driver controls two binary pumps. Read more
Tosoh Bioscience at Pittcon 2013
Visit the Tosoh Bioscience booth #3917 at Pittcon 2013 in Philadelphia. In addition to our posters, our seminar series will be held in SR #26 Tuesday and Wednesday and will include four talks on both GPC and GFC.
Visit the Pittcon Preshow page for full abstracts and registration details.
Join the revolution
Thermo Scientific™ SOLA™ cartridges and plates revolutionize Solid Phase Extraction (SPE). This first fritless SPE product range provides significant benefits for bioanalytical laboratories where low elution volumes combined with greater reproducibility, lower failure rates and cleaner extracts are key to driving improvements in productivity. Learn more
New Webcasts
Validation of an Automated, Qualitative Pesticide Screening Solution according to EU SANCO/12495/2011 AQC Guidelines
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
10:00 AM EDT / 2:00 PM GMT.
Ion Exchange Mechanisms in SPE: The Ultimate in Selectivity
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
11:00 AM EDT.
Upcoming Events

10-14 March 2013
29th International Symposium on MicroScale Bioseparations
Charlottesville, VA
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13-14 March 2013
The Air Quality and Emissions show (formerly MCERTS)
Telford, England
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17-21 March 2013
Pittcon Conference and Expo
Philadelphia, PA
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1–5 April 2013
2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit
San Francisco, CA
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1–5 April 2013
GMA (Grocery ManufacturersAssociation) Science Forum 2013
Washington, DC
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3–4 April 2013
Isocyanates and Health: Past, Present and Future
Potomac, MD
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7–11 April 2013
245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
New Orleans, LA
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8–9 April 2013
5th Berlin LC/MSMS Symposium
Berlin, Germany
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8–11 April 2013
CFABS: 7th Workshop on Recent Issues in Bioanalysis (WRIB)
Long Beach, CA
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10–12 April 2013
15th International Trade Fair of Analytical, Measurement and Control Technology (EuroLab)
Warsaw, Poland
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23–25 April 2013
Interphex 2013
New York, NY
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28 April–1 May 2013
AOCS (American Oil Chemists' Society) - Oil
Montre´al, Canada
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28 April–1 May 2013
ISBT BevTech 2013
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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