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Introducing the new Analytical Methods editorial board Chair: Scott Martin

 

Scott Martin is Professor and Department Chair of Chemistry at Saint Louis University. He received his BS and MS degrees from Missouri State University and a PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His research interests involve the use of microchip devices for monitoring biological systems. This includes development of methods for analyzing cells on-chip through integration of multiple techniques such as cell culture, electrophoresis and electrochemistry.

Up until now, Scott has been making a valuable contribution to the journal through his work as an Associate Editor. He first joined the editorial board in 2013.

We have complete confidence that the future of Analytical Methods is in extremely safe hands.

He will have the unenviable task of following up the fantastic work of former chair, Susan Lunte. The entire Analytical Methods team would like to thank Sue for her continued support and commitment. Thankfully, we are not losing Sue, as she is becoming a member of our advisory board.

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Introducing new Analytical Methods Associate Editor: Professor Chris Easley

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Chris Easley as our newest Associate Editor on the Editorial Board.


Chris Easley is Knowles Associate Professor at Auburn University, USA. The Easley Laboratory focuses on the development of novel microanalytical techniques for performing unique experiments on biological systems. His laboratory’s research spans across multiple scientific disciplines, from analytical chemistry to molecular and cellular biology, using techniques which include ‘microfluidics, fluorescence microscopy and spectroscopy, passive flow control, molecular biology, aptamer selection, and electrophoresis’.


We welcome Chris Easley and his expertise to the Analytical Methods Editorial Board as Associate Editor alongside our ten existing Associate Editors. This appointment strengthens the Editorial Board, with all papers handled by an expert in the field. Submit your paper to Professor Easley today!

You can keep up to date with the latest developments from Analytical Methods by signing up for free table of contents alerts and monthly e-newsletters.

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Introducing new Analytical Methods Associate Editor Professor Juewen Liu

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Juewen Liu as our newest Associate Editor on the Editorial Board.


Professor Liu is Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada and is an expert in nanotechnology, targeted drug delivery and nanomedicine. He has a particular interest in using DNA and lipids as functional polymers and building blocks to interface with nanoparticles and hydrogels utilised for bioanalytical techniques. Applications include detecting heavy metals instantly in water samples and targeted drug delivery.


We welcome Juewen Liu and his expertise to the Analytical Methods Editorial Board as Associate Editor alongside our nine existing Associate Editors. This appointment strengthens the Editorial Board, with all papers handled by an expert in the field. Submit your paper to Professor Liu today!

You can keep up to date with the latest developments from Analytical Methods by signing up for free table of contents alerts and monthly e-newsletters.

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Dr Stuart Chalk – new Advisory Board member for Analytical Abstracts

Analytical Abstracts would like to welcome a new Advisory Board member to the Board: Dr Stuart Chalk.

Stuart Chalk

Stuart Chalk

Dr. Stuart J. Chalk is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Chalk’s research emphasis is in the areas of environmental monitoring, XML tools for Chemical Informatics, linked chemical data, and the semantic web. Dr. Chalk joined UNF in 1996.  Since then he has received an Undergraduate Teaching Award, published the first two UNF patents, and was co-PI on an NSF funded grant for the Analytical Sciences Digital Library (http://www.asdlib.org), a digital library for the enhancement of analytical science education.  In 1997 he created the Flow Analysis Database, an online resource for searching the flow analysis literature (http://www.fia.unf.edu/).

Currently, Dr. Chalk is working on colorimetric methods of analysis for the determination of cyanide, nitrate/nitrite and phosphate/arsenate.  He is the software and metadata architect of an open source electronic laboratory notebook called the Eureka Research Workbench and designer of the Experiment Markup Language (ExptML), a markup language created to capture and store research data from scientific experiments (http://exptml.sourceforge.net). Dr. Chalk is also one of the authors of the Lower St. Johns River Report (http://www.sjrreport.com), a City of Jacksonville Environmental Protect Board grant, and is the curator/developer of the UNF Environmental Center’ Digital Archive project.

Stuart joins the rest of the Advisory Board in the oversight of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s premier current awareness and information retrieval service for analytical scientists.

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Congratulations Milton Lee!

A photograph of Professor Milton LeeEditorial Board Member Milton Lee was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by LC-GC Europe, in recognition of his ’outstanding achievements in hyphenated chromatographic techniques and for distinguished service to the international chromatographic community’.

See some of his contributions to Analytical Methods below.

Size separation of biomolecules and bioparticles using micro/nanofabricated structures
Jie Xuan and Milton L. Lee
Anal. Methods, 2014,6, 27-37
DOI: 10.1039/C3AY41364K, Critical Review

Equilibrium distribution sampling device for preparation of calibration mixtures for gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
Xiaofeng Xie, Tai V. Truong, Jacolin A. Murray, Jesse A. Contreras, H. Dennis Tolley and Milton L. Lee
Anal. Methods, 2013,5, 6312-6318
DOI: 10.1039/C3AY41393D, Paper

One-step conversion of dipicolinic acid to its dimethyl ester using monomethyl sulfate salts for GC-MS detection of bacterial endospores
Aaron N. Nackos, Tai V. Truong, Trenton C. Pulsipher, Jon A. Kimball, H. Dennis Tolley, Richard A. Robison, Calvin H. Bartholomew and Milton L. Lee
Anal. Methods, 2011,3, 245-258
DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00270D, Paper

Differentiation of Bacillus endospore species from fatty acid methyl ester biomarkers
Tai V. Truong, Aaron N. Nackos, John R. Williams, Douglas N. VanDerwerken, Jon A. Kimball, Jacolin A. Murray, Jason E. Hawkes, Donald J. Harvey, H. Dennis Tolley, Richard A. Robison, Calvin H. Bartholomew and Milton L. Lee
Anal. Methods, 2010,2, 638-644
DOI: 10.1039/B9AY00198K, Paper

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New Associate Editor for Asia – Professor Yi Chen

It is with great pleasure that we can announce a new Associate Editor for Analytical Methods. Yi Chen is from the Institute of Chemistry, at the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), and is the Chair of CAS’ Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Living Biosystems. His work is mainly in the field of capillary electrophoresis (since 1984) and SPR imaging (since 1997).

We’d like to welcome Yi Chen and his expertise to the role of Associate Editor for Asia for Analytical Methods alongside Professor Xiu-Ping Yan – together, we look forward to further meeting the needs of our authors.

Why not submit an article to Analytical Methods today?

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LACE 2011

LACE 2011, 2-6 December 2011, Hollywood, Florida, USAThe 17th Latin-American Symposium on Biotechnology, Biomedical, Biopharmaceutical and Industrial Applications of Capillary Electrophoresis and Microchip Technology takes place 2-6 December in Hollywood, Florida.

This is the first time that LACE 2011, as it’s more conveniently known, is taking place in the USA.  Analytical Methods is delighted to be able to support the meeting, and Professor Susan Lunte, Associate Editor for the Americas, will be attending.

If you are attending, please do pick up complimentary copies of Analytical Methods and Analyst and speak to Prof. Lunte with your comments and queries about publishing with us.

In the meantime, take a look at some of our popular content from authors in the American continent:

Ionic mobility of the solvated proton and acid–base titration in a four-compartment capillary electrophoresis system
Renata Mayumi Saito, José Geraldo Alves Brito-Neto, Fernando Silva Lopes, Lucas Blanes, Eric Tavares da Costa, Denis Tadeu Rajh Vidal, Guilherme Minoru Hotta and Claudimir Lucio do Lago
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 164-170
DOI: 10.1039/B9AY00192A

Technical Note: Cloud point extraction to avoid interferences by structured background on nickel determination in plant materials by FAAS
Sidnei G. Silva, Pedro V. Oliveira, Joaquim A. Nóbrega and Fábio R. P. Rocha
Anal. Methods, 2009, 1, 68-70
DOI: 10.1039/B9AY00010K

Authentication of the protected designation of origin horchata de Valencia through the chemometric treatment of mineral content
Katharina Boeting, Zully Aguilera de Benzo, M. Luisa Cervera and Miguel de la Guardia
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1723-1728
DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00332H

Metals analysis of botanical products in various matrices using a single microwave digestion and inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES) method
Joaudimir Castro, Julia C. Spraul and R. Kenneth Marcus
Anal. Methods, 2009, 1, 188-194
DOI: 10.1039/B9AY00080

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220th ECS meeting and Electrochemical Energy Summit

The 220th Electrochemical Society meeting is being held 9-14 October 2011 in Boston, USA, along with the first Electrochemical Energy Summit.

Sue Lunte, our Associate Editor to the Americas for Analytical Methods will also be attending, so you can speak to her with any queries about the journal.

For more information and to register, click here.

Look out also for our online collection of articles published in Analyst and Analytical Methods on Future Electroanalytical Developments, due to appear online later this year!  More details to follow on our blog soon.

220th ECS Meeting and Electrochemical Energy Summit, Boston, 9-14 Oct 2011

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Separation of proteins using new short monoPLOT columns

Last week we published the latest paper from Analytical Methods Editor-in-Chief, Brett Paull.

The paper will be free to access until the end of the month.

Monolithic porous layer open tubular (monoPLOT) columns for low pressure liquid chromatography of proteins
Ekaterina Nesterenko, Oksana Yavorska, Mirek Macka, Alexander Yavorskyy and Brett Paull
Anal. Methods, 2011
DOI: 10.1039/c0ay00649a

A new form of short monolithic porous layer open tubular columns have been applied to the low pressure liquid chromatographic separation of proteins.

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Conference on Analytical Sciences, Ireland

Abstract and registration deadlines are fast approaching for Ireland’s premier meeting for young researchers in analytical science and related discipline.

The 6th CASi takes place 21– 22 February 2011 at The Helix, Dublin City University.

Submit your abstract by 17 January and register by 28 January: www.dcu.ie/CASi2011

The meeting, supported by the RSC Analytical Division, will be chaired by Brett Paull, Editor-in-Chief of Analytical Methods; plenary speakers include Duncan Graham and Boris Mizaikoff from the Editorial Board of Analytical Methods‘ sister journal, Analyst.

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