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Latest News: Via @BioSpecNet and latest papers and talks/conferences will appear here; older archived news located here:

  • 2 PhD studentships available- If you are interested in joining our group we currently have two PhD positions available: Development of metabolomics for understanding antimicrobial resistance in mixed infections Understanding and dissecting microbial communities…
  • Coconut Water and Food Security News- David and Howbeer on You and Yours:   Our work on the detection of adulteration in cococnut water with Raman spectroscopy has recently featured on BBC Radio programme You and…
  • Our work features in UoM In Abstract- We are delighted to see that our research work with Jon Lloyd and other colleagues in Earth and Environmental Sciences on algal colonization within a nuclear fuel storage pond which…
  • Many congratulations Dr Claire!- Many congratulations to Dr Claire Pickering for successfully defended her PhD on Thursday 9th August 2018. Claire's PhD is entitled "Development of rapid reagentless, in situ detection of biological threat…
  • Paul’s first paper- Congratulations to Paul who has just had his first paper accepted on Raman spectroscopy applied to food security.  Has been published in Food Chemistry: Richardson, P.I.C., Muhamadali, H., *Ellis, D.I.…

Software: We have developed free and open source data analyses solutions in Matlab via GitHub and PyChem in Python, which you can read about in Bioinformatics.  More chemometrics and tutorials are available via our resources tab.

Analytical Solutions: Our SOPs for MS-based metabolomics and SERS are available here.

Metabolomics: This is an exciting dynamic research area that is gaining momentum and we are pleased to announce:

Future Conferences of Interest: You may find some of our group here:

Funding: Many thanks to BBSRCEPSRCHOSDBEuropean Commission FP6 and FP7, and Royal Society of Chemistry for financial support.