Scientific Advisory Board > Peter Harrsch, PhD
Peter Harrsch, PhD
Executive Clinical/Forensic Specialist, Waters Corporation
Peter joined Waters Corporation in 2005 as an Executive Clinical/Forensic Specialist. At Waters, Peter is responsible for interfacing with both clinical and forensic labs and developing the LC-MS business in those market segments with the regional sales teams. Prior to Waters, Peter held various positions as Senior Mass Spectrometry Sales Specialist at Bruker Daltonics, SFC-MS Business Development Manager at Berger Instruments, and Senior Applications Consultant for LC-MS at Agilent Technologies. Before moving to the scientific instrument segment, Peter worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a Senior Research Investigator for Sterling Pharmaceuticals and a Post-Doctoral Scientist at SmithKline focusing mainly on protein drug targets and protein-based biopharmaceuticals. Over the years, Peter has developed numerous hyphenated mass spec methods for analysis of pharmaceuticals and drugs of abuse, protein/peptide drugs, polymers, and small molecule metabolites. Other accomplishments include the development of the first commercially available SFC-MS system. Peter has delivered many LC-MS training courses and has made poster and oral presentations at numerous scientific meetings.