and Mass Spectrometry

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New Approaches to Nanoscale Biomolecule Separation with High Accuracy MS/MS Identification

presented by

John Fjeldsted
Director of Research & Development, Agilent Technologies

May 11, 2006

The Scripps Research Institute, W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater


John Fjeldsted is currently the R&D Director of Agilent?s LC/MS, Proteomics & Metabolomics. In that role, he is responsible for the technology and development of new LC/MS instrumentation. He also directs Intellectual Property strategy and management. Dr. Fjeldsted received his undergraduate and doctorate in analytical chemistry from Brigham Young University. His research was on instrumentation development -- coupling supercritical fluid chromatography to mass spectrometry. After completion in 1984 he joined Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto, California, where he spent several years as the principal R&D scientist for GC/MS product development. Over the last 10 years Dr. Fjeldsted has been responsible for the conception and development of Agilent?s Ion Trap and Time of Flight LC/MS products as well as the new QQQ and QTOF instruments being introduced.

In his spare time he enjoys photography and rebuilding vintage Volkswagens with his sons.


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