We interviewed key experts to uncover their career highlights, what they love the most about their jobs and what advice they would give to their younger self. In this series we sit down with Chad Briscoe (PRA Health Sciences), Joy Concepcion (Gyros Protein Technologies), Caitlin Dunning (Waters Corporation), Mike Godeny (Merck KGaA), Sankeetha Nadarajah (Bioanalysis), Steve Piccoli (WRIB), Nikunj Tanna (Waters Corporation) and Amanda Wilson (Astrazeneca).
In order to explore further the underlying aspects of the results from our previous survey, we followed up with experts from Pharma backgrounds. Now, the results are in and we have put together an infographic of the results.
For our Spotlight on emerging technologies, we spoke to Scott Summerfield (GSK) about some of the technologies emerging in the bioanalytical field, the advantages and challenges faced with these techniques, and the scope for these technologies to advance further.
In discovery, the identification of the major routes of biotransformation allows medicinal chemists to design compounds with more desirable ADME properties. Dan and Jan discuss the use of ion mobility spectrometry combined with high-resolution mass spectrometry for these drug metabolism studies.
In this commentary, Melanie Anderson discusses the use of paper-based dried sampling technologies and how they can provide opportunities to collect biological samples in the dried state, which involves significantly smaller sample volumes than traditional sample collection approaches.
We talk to Zheng Oyang about his career, emerging technologies and miniature mass spectrometry as a focus for his recent work.
At Reid 2017 we interviewed Jennifer Hincks, Principal Scientist at LGC, about her role in setting up a new flow cytometry service. Jennifer discusses her passion for flow cytometry, how it can be used to analyze biomarkers and how this field can be regulated and standardized.
We talk to John Lough, University of Sunderland, who discusses how to prepare graduates to become drug bioanalysts.