LECO to Host GCxGC Webinar

LECO to Host GCxGC Webinar

On Thursday, July 18 at 10 am EST (1600 hours CET), LECO Corporation will hold a complimentary e-seminar titled Current Research and Future Developmental Focus in Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GCxGC).

Presented by Dr. Mark Libardoni of Southwest Research Institute and Dr. Robert E. Synovec of the University of Washington, this live, 45-minute e-seminar will discuss the latest advances in GCxGC and look at what's ahead for the industry, from improved technology to new applications. This free e-seminar is part of an ongoing series offered by LECO on various topics of interest to lab managers and technicians. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register,  visit here or visit www.leco.com and click “e-Seminars” under the “Support” tab.

About the Speakers

Mark Libardoni is a Staff Scientist in the Department of Space Science and Engineering at Southwest Research Institute, where his research areas include high-speed and multi-dimensional chromatography (GCxGC), mass spectrometry, instrument physics, and novel instrument development. His application areas focus on metabolomics, personalized medicine, environmental POPs, petroleum, and trace-level detection of VOCs in heavy matrices. Dr. Libardoni holds a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Michigan.

Robert E. Synovec is a worldwide leader in GCxGC, with 215 publications (including several invited manuscripts, book chapters, and review) and over 500 research presentations to date.  At the recent GCxGC International Symposium, he was recognized with the GCxGC Scientific Achievement Award for his many contributions. A Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington, Dr. Synovec is Associate Chair in charge of the Graduate Program. He has a very active research group that pioneers the development of novel and analytical instrumentation and methodology based upon chemical separation science, with further integration with chemometric analysis. He holds a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Iowa State University.