Successful chromatographic separations are as much about preventing the interactions you don’t want, as it is about creating the interactions you need. This open-access course is designed to take you from beginner to advanced in controlling the interactions within your chromatographic separations. It will cover how to improve method robustness through the prevention of analyte loss, with improved confidence in the quality of your data.
The full "How to improve method robustness through control of unwanted interactions" open-access course includes six tracks, including:
- Introduction to non-specific binding and non-specific adsorption
- Common approaches and newer innovations to prevent non-specific adsorption
- Improving reproducibility and reducing column conditioning through control of non-specific adsorption
- Improving sensitivity and peak shape through control of non-specific adsorption
- Column Selection in a world with non-specific adsorption
- Simplified Method Development with Risk Mitigation against Non-Specific Adsorption
Once you complete all the tutorials in this module, including answering all the quiz questions correctly, you will receive a certificate of completion.
Kim Haynes is Director, Chemistry Marketing and Product Management in the Chemistry Technology Center at Waters Corporation.
Kim manages MaxPeak High-Performance Surface Technologies as well as a variety of other programs. Prior to this position, she worked with Waters Corporation as a chemistry sales specialist and a business development manager. During her 21 years at Waters, Kim has focused on helping scientists and colleagues understand chromatographic separations and sample preparation. Before joining Waters Corporation, Kim worked as an analytical chemist at Bacardi Martini. She holds a BS in Chemistry from Ohio University.
Now that you’ve learned about controlling unwanted interactions, be sure to check out our other modules:
“Understanding LC Column Attributes - What's Important for Your Chromatography?”
Have you ever wondered how the LC column creates a separation? What attributes are important, what do they do, and how to use them to your advantage? This open-access course is designed to take you from beginner to advanced in understanding column selection and method development. It will cover the key aspects of the LC column from the base particle to the bonded phase and even the hardware.
"Size exclusion chromatography overview of the principles and techniques
to obtain reliable protein size-based-separations"
Size-Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) is a powerful technique for protein characterization that requires an understanding of the principles to be successful. In this open-access course, we will discuss the history and science of SEC, its strengths and limitations, and how to get the most from this important analytical technique. We’ll also discuss the analytical challenges with a focus on monoclonal antibody separations and the effective use of LC-based, size-exclusion chromatography to obtain reliable mAb aggregate, monomer, and fragment analyses.