The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) will host a two-day workshop on high performance thin layer chromatography (HPTLC) on Sept. 7-8 at the Alkemists Laboratories corporate headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif. Attendees will gain the confidence to perform quality control using HPTLC on a variety of popular botanical extracts and raw materials.
Space is very limited for this workshop - ONLY 10 SEATS AVAILABLE.
The workshop will benefit business owners, laboratory personnel, quality assurance/quality compliance personnel, herbalists, and anyone interested in determining the quality and identity of botanical materials. A chemistry background is helpful but not required.
Register by July 21, 2013 and save $500! COST: Early registration: $1,995 per person (after July 21: $2500)* *Lunches, snacks, and beverages are included in cost. In addition to lectures and discussion, workshop participants will spend the bulk of their time in the laboratory conducting practical applications and using equipment to identify botanical reference samples from an extensive on-site herbarium.
Scheduled topics on the agenda include: Sample preparation Mobile phase preparation Choosing the appropriate stationary phase Determining appropriate detection Accurate interpretation of data
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Sidney Sudberg, DC, Chief Scientific Officer and VP of Quality at Alkemists Laboratories Dr. Sudberg has been an active research chemist since his undergraduate studies at the City College of New York and graduate studies at Stony Brook University and New York University. He has published several scientific papers on natural products and serves on many of AHPA's committees, including the Analytical Laboratories, Standards, Sports Nutrition and Animal Products committees.
EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE: IMPORTANT NOTE: Class size is limited to 10 attendees. To secure your seat, register TODAY! TEXTBOOK: Attendees will be provided with a copy of Wagner's Plant and Drug Analysis
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