Botanical ID workshop: register today, save $400

Botanical ID workshop: register today, save $400

Learn how to use automated flash chromatography to isolate botanical components, uncover adulterants, reduce sample preparation time and create reference standards.

Role of Flash Chromatography in Botanical Identity & cGMP Compliance
Supported by Grace Discovery Sciences & James Neal-Kababick of Flora Research Laboratories

April 17 to 18 in Deerfield, Ill.
Space limited to first 10 registrants
Cost: On or before March 24: $1,995.00; after March 24: $2,395.00

Course description
The advent of the Food Safety Modernization Act has imposed tighter regulations on the dietary supplement and natural products industries. This stresses the importance of robust testing methods for identification of botanical ingredients. In this workshop you will learn how to use automated flash chromatography as a tool to isolate botanical components, uncover adulterants, reduce sample preparation time and create reference standards. Get hands-on experience using modern flash chromatography in conjunction with other analytical techniques to accurately determine purity and verify identity of botanical ingredients. Isolation methods for common botanicals are included in the course materials.

Who should attend?

  • Regulatory compliance personnel
  • Laboratory personnel
  • Method development chemists
  • QA/QC chemists
  • Natural products researchers
  • Anyone isolating and/or purifying botanicals, vitamins, carbohydrates, unknown/clandestine compounds or small molecules

About the presenter
James Neal-Kababick is the founder and Director of Flora Research Laboratories (FRL) which specializes in the research and analysis of botanicals, dietary supplements and related compounds.  He is also adjunct faculty at Bastyr University where he teaches botanical drug identification by microscopy and thin layer chromatography.  In addition to his work at the private research lab and university, he serves on multiple expert committees for AOAC, USP, NIH, AHPA and others.  Currently, his work is focused on the utilization of modern analytical technologies in the investigation of dietary supplements and other agricultural products.  

 

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