Karen Haas
Karen Haas
Karen Haas is a science communicator at Waters who has worked at Waters for 15+ years, and has partnered with the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and instrument groups on a variety of vertical industry marketing initiatives and product launches. | On Twitter: @karenavocado | Linked In profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/karen-haas/9/944/928/

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UPLC Chromatography Gets an Update: Because Science Never Quits

By April 27, 2018

We’ve updated our UPLC systems to enable you to find faster, simpler, and better ways to do your work. Take a closer look at our new and improved ACQUITY UPLC PLUS Series.

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How Do Food Safety Laboratories Test for Acrylamide?

By March 30, 2018

Q&A time: What is acrylamide? How dangerous is it? How do food testing laboratories detect it?

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How Water Treatment Plants Protect Fish from Disruptive Synthetic Hormones

By March 22, 2017

Waters partnered with Scottish Waters to develop and validate an analytical method for the analysis of synthetic estrogens – which can appear in fish – in surface water, crude influent, and final effluent from a waste water treatment plant using 2D LC-MS/MS.

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Detecting Bisphenol A (BPA) in Infant Products with Mass Spec

By December 12, 2016

Developing a Rapid, Routine Method for Extraction and Quantification in Complex Infant Products with UPLC/MS-MS Bisphenol A (BPA) is an additive that is primarily used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. These… Read more >

Categories: Chemical

Mass detection and mAb QC: How a cost-effective and robust peptide mapping method confirms CDR peptides – and can be validated

By March 15, 2016

The quality issues of biopharmaceutical therapeutics are definitely different from chemical drugs because of the increased complexity of manufacturing processes and complexity of the biologic molecules themselves. There is an increasing need for detailed product… Read more >

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A View of the Biopharmaceutical Industry in Asia — an Interview with Ken Fountain

By March 14, 2016

Ken Fountain, Director of Biopharmaceutical Business Development at Waters, recently returned from an insightful trip to Asia where he visited Waters customers in South Korea and attended the China Biopharma Executive Summit in Shanghai, in… Read more >

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Three Reasons for Biopharmaceutical Labs to Add Mass Detection to Routine Analyses

By March 9, 2016

As regulators focus in on the critical quality attributes of biotherapeutics, what can biopharmaceutical labs in late development or QC do to increase confidence in their bioseparations – other than to run more assays?

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When Consumables Kits are Greater Than the Sum of their Parts

By March 7, 2016

ProteinWorks and GlycoWorks kits address more than sample prep challenges One of the most challenging parts of an LC-MS workflow happens before analytical chemists even turn to their instrument: Sample preparation. Get it right, and… Read more >

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Full Spectrum Molecular Imaging: More Than Just Pretty Pictures

By March 13, 2015

The spatial distribution of molecules throughout a sample can provide a wealth of information regarding biological, physiological, and chemical phenomena and processes. One of the most recent and exciting developments in the study of molecular… Read more >

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Move Over LIMS… There’s a New Alternative for the Lab

By March 11, 2015

Powerful alternative to LIMS offers seamless lab-to-business connection for science-driven organizations Are you in the market for a Lab Information Management System (LIMS)? An alternative to the traditional LIMS systems is the new NuGenesis Lab… Read more >

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