Day 4: GC & GC-MS Method development and Advanced techniques

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Day 4 of the Complete GC & GC-MS course and Day 1 of The GC & GC-MS Clinic course.

Course summary

Course approval

This course has been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry for purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

If you are only interested in finding out more about GC & GC-MS Method Development and Advanced Techniques for Difficult Samples then please attend this one day course.

What will you learn on this course?

First, the method development process, how to validate the method and method optimisation are examined in detail. This knowledge, along with the basic knowledge of GC & MS acquired in days 1-3 are then put to the test in case studies.

The last part of the day covers a brief introduction to some advanced techniques that can be used for difficult or complex samples and include deconvolution, mass spectral interpretation, GCxGC and chemometrics.

Learning outcomes

  • You will learn strategies for method development
  • You will learn how to optimise for sensitivity or to reduce carryover
  • You will learn how to break the method down into tasks
  • You will learn about the parameters and how to optimise them for each method task
  • You will get an introduction to GC & MS advanced techniques

Who is this course for?

Before attending this one day course you should have a good knowledge of gas chromatography and the techniques covered in days 1-3.

To gain the full knowledge of gas chromatography it is highly recommended to attend the full 5-day course.

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Feedback from previous attendees

"Detailed explanations and useful tips."  (April 2019).

"Richard was really nice and friendly and explained everything really well."  (April 2019).

"Excellent instructor; very thorough and knowledgeable; able to provide in depth details."  Feedback from the GC & GC-MS Method Development Short Course at Pittcon 2019 (the first session of the 1-day GC & GC-MS Method Development and Advanced Techniques course).

"The most useful thing was learning where to start, especially with unknown samples, and how to optimize from there.  Feedback from the GC & GC-MS Method Development Short Course at Pittcon 2019 (the first session of the 1-day GC & GC-MS Method Development and Advanced Techniques course).

"Instructor had a deep understanding of material - truly an expert with experiences to share."  Feedback from the GC & GC-MS Method Development Short Course at Pittcon 2019 (the first session of the 1-day GC & GC-MS Method Development and Advanced Techniques course).

"Instructor did an excellent job describing techniques, methods, and applications. Great coverage of questions from students."  Feedback from the GC & GC-MS Method Development Short Course at Pittcon 2019 (the first session of the 1-day GC & GC-MS Method Development and Advanced Techniques course).

"Very knowledgeable - awesome. So many great tips were given!"  Feedback from the GC & GC-MS Method Development Short Course at Pittcon 2019 (the first session of the 1-day GC & GC-MS Method Development and Advanced Techniques course).