miniGC Webinar – Prof. Emanuela Gionfriddo of University of Toledo
Speaker: Prof. Emanuela Gionfriddo of University of Toledo
Bio: Dr. Emanuela Gionfriddo is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of The University of Toledo (OH, USA). Research work in Dr. Gionfriddo’s lab focuses on developing advanced analytical separation tools for the analysis of complex biological and environmental samples using alternative green extraction methodologies. She received her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry (2013) at the University of Calabria (Italy). She joined Prof. Pawliszyn’s group at the University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada) in 2014 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow and manager of the Gas-Chromatography section of the Industrially Focused Analytical Research Laboratory (InFAReL), and within three years became a Research Associate. Dr. Gionfriddo has currently authored over 50 peer-reviewed contributions including a patent on PTFE-based SPME coatings. Dr. Gionfriddo is one of the founding members of the Dr. Nina McClelland Laboratory for Water Chemistry and Environmental Analysis at The University of Toledo and she is appointed to the Ohio Attorney General Yost’s Environmental Council of Advisors. She also serves as the secretary of the ACS Subdivision on Chromatography and Separations Chemistry. Her research program is currently funded by the National Science Foundation through the 2022 CAREER Award, by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and several industrial partnerships.
Topic: Training the next generation of chromatographers using Lucidity miniGC in the research and teaching laboratories
Highlights: This webinar will describe applications of the Lucidity miniGC for research and teaching purposes. Research projects describing analysis of plant volatiles and determination of residual solvents in recycled acetone will be discussed, as well various strategies to implement the use of the miniGC in the analytical chemistry laboratories and provide the students with hands-on experience on a user-friendly chromatographic system.
Original Air Date: April 6, 2022 @ 3pm EDT