Marco Blokland is a Meals Scientist/Challenge Lead at Wageningen Meals Security Analysis (WFSR), a part of Wageningen College and Analysis within the Netherlands. He obtained his MSc diploma in analytical sciences in 2002.
Blokland labored on the Nationwide Institute of Public Well being and the Surroundings as a Research Director for numerous meals security initiatives till 2010. Since then, he has labored as a scientist on the WFSR targeted on detecting meals contaminants utilizing completely different superior mass spectrometric methods. His present analysis centres on on-site mass spectrometry and high-resolution mass spectrometry evaluation.
Dr Yelena Sapozhnikova is a Analysis Chemist on the Agricultural Analysis Service, United States Division of Agriculture (USDA) in Wyndmoor, PA. Her analysis focuses on the event and analysis of latest, advantageous analytical strategies for natural contaminants, together with pesticides, veterinary medicine, environmental and rising contaminants.
She conducts analysis initiatives on pattern processing and preparation, analytical separations by fuel or liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry detection, in addition to knowledge processing and methodology validation for numerous chemical contaminants in meals to enhance their evaluation.
Dr Jim Garvey graduated from The Nationwide College of Eire (Galway) with a PhD in natural chemistry. He developed his profession within the pharmaceutical business as a Analysis Chemist earlier than turning into a course of improvement supervisor in business.
Since 1999, Dr Garvey has been on the Pesticide Management Laboratory, the place he’s presently managing the introduction of HRAM expertise to the residues laboratory. He was just lately appointed Head of Meals Chemistry on the Division of Agriculture, Meals and the Marine.
In addition to pesticides, the Meals Chemistry division additionally covers veterinary medicine, compositional evaluation of dairy merchandise, contaminants and elemental evaluation.