GERSTEL Open House 2023

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Key Takeaways:

  • Hear about unique customer applications
  • Explore options for future-proofing your lab
  • Learn to automate any manual SPE method
  • Participate in an aroma recognition experience









Open-House-Speaker-Monroe-e1681739381911 Open House 2023Dr. Eric Monroe, Ph.D.

Head of the Scientific Laboratory Section of the Preservation Research and Testing Division

Library of Congress

Dr. Eric Monroe is the Head of the Scientific Laboratory Section of the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress. Dr. Monroe received his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 2008 developing and applying mass spec imaging techniques to questions of neuroscience. From there, he completed postdoctoral studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Arizona working in virology and electrochemistry before overseeing a corporate characterization lab at a privately held chemical, floorcovering, and specialty textile company before coming to the Library in 2015. Much of the work in PRTD deals broadly with understanding and, at times, adding interpretive value to collections as well as examining the degradation and failure modes of materials including the impact of environment and treatments on collection items.


Open-House-Speaker-Gutensohn Open House 2023Dr. Michael Gutensohn, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Horticulture

West Virginia University, Division of Plant and Soil Sciences

Dr. Michael Gutensohn is an Associate Professor of Horticulture in the Plant and Soil Sciences Division at West Virginia University. He received his Ph.D. in Biology at the Botanical Institute, University Cologne in Germany in 1999. From there, he has dedicated his career to training students in plant biology, genetics, and biochemistry.


Open-House-Speaker-Parry Open House 2023Dr. Emily Parry, Ph.D.

LCMS Application Scientist

Agilent Technologies, Little Falls, DE

Emily Parry has focused her career on developing methods of measurement for environmental contaminants in both human and environmental matrices. She brings 10 years of laboratory experience using both targeted and untargeted techniques to her role as LC-MS Application Scientist at Agilent Technologies.  Before joining Agilent, she worked as a researcher at the
                                             Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Public Health Institute. 
                                             She received her Ph.D.  in Environmental Chemistry from the
                                             University of California, Davis where she was the recipient of a
                                             National Science Foundation Fellowship.


Open-House-Speaker-Bukowski Open House 2023

 Dr. Michael Bukowski, Ph.D.

Research Chemist

Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center- ARS-USDA

Dr. Michael Bukowski served from 2014-2021 as the manager of the Nutritional Analytics Laboratory at the USDA-ARS Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota. There he developed new methodologies for the determination of lipidomic biomarkers in tissue, plasma, and whole blood. Additionally, he developed or adapted methods for the determination of lipophilic small molecules such as cortisol and carotenoids. Dr. Bukowski joined the USDA ARS-Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center in November 2022 and is currently developing methods for the determination of carbohydrates and dietary fiber in foods.