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Supporting Scientific Invention, Waters Corporation Launches Centers of Innovation Program

Published: Monday, November 08, 2010
Last Updated: Monday, November 08, 2010
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Waters Corporation have launched a new program to support scientific innovation in the fields of health and life science research, sports science, food safety, clinical research and environmental protection. Through its Centers of Innovation Program, Waters is partnering with leading research scientists using UltraPerformance Liquid Chromatography® (UPLC®) and mass spectrometry to open new doors to scientific discovery.

“With the Centers of Innovation Program, we are expanding our emphasis on collaborative relationships with some of the world’s foremost scientific experts which, quite frankly, has been a focus of ours for many years,” said Tim Riley, Ph.D., Vice President and Director, Waters Centers of Innovation Program. “These scientists are laying significant groundwork for future discoveries and by working closely with them and offering them access to advanced instrument technology, we want to help them push the frontiers of science forward.”

At launch, Waters is announcing partnerships with several scientists including:

Professor Jeremy Nicholson, Professor and Chair in Biological Chemistry, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London, England working in the field of metabolomic profiling and molecular phenotyping

Professor John Engen, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass., using hydrogen/deuterium exchange and mass spectrometry to study the influence of protein conformation on disease.

Professor James Scrivens, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, England applying advanced mass spectrometry to the field of protein therapeutics.

Professor Julie Leary, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis, California, using mass spectrometry to probe the affect of certain bacteria and viruses on host organisms

The Centers of Innovation Program will offer Program Partners various forms of research support and assistance in raising awareness of their ongoing research.

For more information and for profiles of Centers of Innovation Program partners, visit www.waters.com/coi


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