HPLC

Types of detectors used in HPLC

In order to quantify and identify the compounds separated in the column, HPLC analysis requires a detector to monitor the compounds themselves. The sort of detector used depends on what is being detected. It’s crucial to think about the type of sample you’ll be analysing before choosing a detector. On some detectors, certain sample types […]

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8 Tips to Improve Your Pipetting Skills

8 Tips to Improve Your Pipetting Skills

When it comes to pipetting, like with most scientific procedures, precision is essential. A minor error can have a significant impact on your results. In this post, we will share 8 tips that will help you improve your pipetting skills.  Pre-wet the pipette tip  Before aspirating for delivery, aspirate and totally expel a quantity of […]

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HPLC

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) (Fig.1) is a chromatographic technique that is used to separate a mixture of substances in order to identify, measure, or purify the individual components of the mixture.  How does HPLC work? The sample combination to be separated and evaluated is placed into a stream of mobile phase percolating through a column […]

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8 Essential Laboratory Skills 

Laboratory technicians are the “behind-the-scenes” professionals, who perform tests and experiments for research or diagnostic purposes. They help researchers and doctors reach conclusions and provide a better service/treatment for patients, respectively. To be a successful laboratory technician, certain skills are fundamental to get accurate and reliable results.  Essential laboratory skills Attention to detail You must be […]

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General Lab Skills Course

The most recent pandemic due to COVID-19 has certainly had a huge impact on our lives. One of the most affected sectors has been education. Face to face teaching had to be stopped and all teaching was given virtually. Thus, all lectures and practical classes were given online and students had to learn from home. […]

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General Lab Skills Course – A review from our interns

Our general lab skills course is designed to give you the basic skills needed to work in a GLP laboratory environment. You will receive in-house certification once the training is completed. To enroll on this course no previous experience is needed, however depending on your experience the training will be tailored to your needs. What […]

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bioanalysis

Mass Spectrometry Training

One of the most used pieces of equipment for analysing a sample is the mass spectrometer. It works by separating ions based on their mass/charge ratio and sending them through a magnetic or electrical field. The theory mass spectrometry (MS) was put forward in the late 1890s, but it wasn’t until the early 20th Centrury […]

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HPLC

Our HPLC Training Courses

Looking for A HPLC training COURSE? High Performance Liquid Chromatography is a powerful analytical tool. We offer HPLC training courses which will give you all the skills needed to master the HPLC instrument. Who is this course for? HPLC training is for any person (no previous experience needed) who is looking to improve their laboratory […]

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Developing Good Pipetting Techniques

hOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO DEVELOP GOOD Pipetting Techniques? In order to achieve optimal and reliable results for our diagnostic services we ensure all staff are trained to a high degree in basic laboratory skills, such as liquid handling. Pipettes are used daily in our lab for liquid handling. Two factors contribute to good laboratory […]

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Liquid Chromatography Method Development

Why is Method Development important?  In the pharmaceutical sector, liquid chromatography procedures are used to assay compounds and quantify impurities present within medicinal products. Method development allows the creation of the best method to test for impurities and compounds which help ensure the quality, safety and efficacy of new products and drugs. Liquid Chromatography Method […]

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