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Director’s Corner: Greg Slack, PhD

Greg is the Senior Director of a new area at Boston Analytical, Scientific Research and Services. In this role, he draws on his 20 years experience in scientific management and 10 years as a bench scientist to simplify and streamline internal business processes,...

Essential Experts: Shaoyuan(Jim) Zhang, Ph.D.

Dr. Zhang has been with Boston Analytical since 2017 and works with the Extractables and Leachables (E&L) department as a senior scientist. He mainly focuses on Identification and quantification of non-volatile organic E&L compounds using LC-MS-TOF. Dr....

E&L Case Study for Cream-Gel Topical Drug Product

Abstract:  Topical creams and gels are used to treat dermal conditions, and also incorporate the active ingredient of the drug transdermally into the circulatory system through the skin. Topical products have many applications, however they present unique leachables...

Director’s Corner: Yvonne Nyavor, PhD

Yvonne has been with Boston Analytical since 2021 and works with the Microbiology Department as the Principal Scientist for Microbiome. In Addition, Yvonne works with Business Development and Client Services, and collaborates with Analytical Development, Raw...

Essential Experts: Anthony Cannella, Ph.D.

Tony most recently graduated from SUNY University at Buffalo with a PhD in chemistry that focused on organometallic and inorganic synthesis and characterization via spectroscopic techniques. Also, he graduated with a BS in chemistry from the Rochester Institute of...

GC-MS/LC-MS for the Analysis of Nitrosamines

Nitrosamines problem:  Nitrosamines belong to a well-known group of carcinogens known as N-nitroso compounds because of their reactivity with DNA metabolizing into potent carcinogen diazonium ions. Nitrosamine formation lies in the oxidative release of the known...