Mass spectrometry (MS) can help solve a wide variety of problems. This course requires some prior MS knowledge. The goal of this three-day course is to go beyond and reinforce your mass spectral interpretation skills developed in PACS course number 10, "Mass Spectral Interpretation" or its equivalent. Your MS success needs effective data interpretation and a good understanding of the state-of-the-art; these are the major subject areas for this "Advanced Mass Spectral Interpretation" course. This course is designed for providers and users of mass spectral data. This course will improve the productivity and quality of results from your MS lab and/or facilitate wise decisions for your firms use of MS services. This course is not highly theoretical, it is practical. A course outline is below. Plan to bring your calculator or laptop computer.
The course leader is Dr. Henry Nowicki; he has well over thirty years of MS experiences in many problem solving application areas: environmental sciences, clinical, toxicology, forensics, legal and illegal drugs, natural products, metabolism, food sciences, R&D, biotechnology, and others. Required text is "Interpretation Of Mass Spectra", fourth edition by Fred McLafferty and F. Turecek. This book must be brought to your PACS course and can be purchased from: University Science Books, 20 Edgehill Road, Mill Valley, CA 94941 or phone (415) 332-5390 and FAX (415) 332-5393. This course will cover problems in chapters six through ten, additional selected materials as indicated on the course outline, and topics of special interest to course participants.
Register by mailing a copy of the COURSE REGISTRATION FORM or an associated CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM. Send it with a payment of $2550 to secure your course attendance. Hotel information and a map will be sent to confirm your registration. Please list your special interest(s) on the registration form. Enrollment is limited to assure your maximum course benefits. On-site PACS courses are available (most PACS courses can be provided at your time and place). Telephone Henry Nowicki or Barb Sherman at 1.724.457.6576 if you need further information. PACS also provides laboratory testing and consulting services.
Consider first taking "Mass Spectral Interpretation", PACS course number 10, before enrolling in this course
Course participants are encouraged to e-mail questions to Dr. Henry Nowicki at
Please NOTE: List your special interest on the registration form. We will try to accommodate your interest. PACS also provides internet consulting information at https://pacslabs.com
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