Look for an exciting program! You will discover new methods, preview emerging technologies, learn about the latest innovations, and experience new products and instrumentation related to all areas of liquid-phase separations.

Themes of Emphasis

  • Microtechnologies in Separation Science
  • HPLC vs. HPCE: Pros and Cons
  • Metabolomics
  • Clinical Applications of HPLC
  • Food Analysis
  • Environmental Analysis

High-Impact Application Fields

  • Chromatography of Polymers/Polymers in Chromatography
  • Chiral Separations
  • Petrochemicals
  • Energy Related and Environmental Applications
  • Preparative and industrial scale separations

Life Sciences

  • Systems Biology: Proteomics, Glycomics
  • Protein Complexes and Aggregates, “Interactome”, Higher Order Structures
  • Biomarkers and PTMs
  • Separations of Nucleic Acids
  • Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Analysis
  • Use of Chromatography for Regulatory Purposes
  • Forensic Analysis

New and Emerging Technologies, Methods and Techniques 

  • Advances in Packed Column Technology
  • Monoliths in Separation Science
  • Entropy Driven Separations
  • Separations Under Extreme Conditions of Speed, Pressure and Temperature
  • Advanced Detection Techniques and Detectors
  • New Instrumentation for LC
  • Nanoscience in Chromatography

Novel Techniques

  • Multi-dimensional Separations
  • Advances in Hyphenated Methods: LC-MS, LC-NMR, and LC-MALS
  • Ultra High Pressure LC
  • Capillary Techniques Including Micro and Nano LC

Models and Theory of Separation Science

  • Theoretical Insights
  • Separation Dynamics