I am currently the business development manager for the Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre. This role is to source and deliver a range of contract research and consultancy services in the fields of Mass Spectrometry, Microbiology, Analytical services and Chemical services.
I carry out contract research services and consultancy in microbiology and chemical and biological analysis. Recent projects have included:
The detection of drugs of abuse in hair samples by Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
The use of methanotrophic bacteria in the reduction of Chromium waste
Pharmacokinetic analysis of a novel drug in the treatment of stroke by Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry
Analysis of stress biomarkers in saliva and serum samples
Young, J.S., Gormley, E., & Wellington, E.M.H. (2005). Molecular detection of mycobacterium bovis and mycobacterium bovis BCG (pasteur) in soil. Applied and environmental microbiology, 71 (4), 1946-1952. http://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.71.4.1946-1952.2005
I work closely with colleagues in the research centre to deliver symposia, training courses and other events. I am currently the organiser of the annual British Mass Spectrometry Society SIG Mass Spectrometry Imaging Symposium which is held at Sheffield Hallam University every year.