10 August 2018

MS Workshop at the ACS National Meeting & Expo 2018: Taking the laboratory to the field

Mobile Mass Spectrometry: When instant mass analysis became paramount to the Sheffield University Plant Production and Protection (P3) Team, they took the laboratory to the field.

FoS MassSpec Advion Workshop 2018 Heather Walker

When instant mass analysis became paramount to the Sheffield University Plant Production and Protection (P3) Team, they took the laboratory directly to the field utilizing the expression Compact Mass Spectrometer from Advion. The system provided direct sample analysis and mass spectral information within seconds in the field environment, rather than having to wait days for results from the lab.

This workshop features the research led by Professor Mike Burell and Dr. Heather Walker, highlighting how they turned their SUV into a mobile mass spec unit, capable of screening the fields to obtain rapid metabolite analysis of several different varieties of wheat.


The utilization of this equipment is of huge benefit as it allows the knowledge that we have gained in the laboratory to be transferred and monitored quickly and easily in the field

Dr Heather Walker

biOMICS Facility Manager for metabolomics applications


Event details:

Fall 2018 ACS National Meeting & Expo

Workshop

Tuesday Aug 21, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Exhibit Hall A, Expo Theater 1

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