Event Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time: 11 a.m. EST
Duration: 60 minutes
Presenters: David Exline, Senior Vice President & Rebekah Wagurak, Scientist I at Gateway Analytical
Host: Shawn Wilhelm, Marketing Coordinator at Gateway Analytical
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Highlighted Topics Covered:
- Overview of Raman Chemical Imaging (RCI) and the type of data that can be generated
- How this technique is currently being utilized in areas such as pharmaceuticals
- Details on how RCI can be beneficial for analyzing other types of materials, such as adhesives, polymers and coatings.
- How RCI analysis can improve product development and failure analysis.
- Example case studies
This webinar was designed for professionals (e.g. Quality Control, Industrial Engineers) involved in the production and development of various materials, ranging from adhesives and polymers to plastics and glass. During this webinar, our presenters provided an overview of RCI and the type of data that can be generated using this technique. They discussed how this technique is currently being utilized in areas such as pharmaceuticals and provide details on how RCI can be beneficial for analyzing other types of materials, such as adhesives, polymers and coatings. They also discussed how analysis of materials using RCI can improve product development and failure analysis.
David Exline, Senior Vice President
David has more than 18 years of experience in managing and administering analytical laboratory and consulting services. Although familiar with analytical practices in several industries, his expertise lies in the forensics, materials science and pharmaceutical realms. Using his forensics background, David has focused on transferring forensic testing methodologies across industry boundaries, utilizing these techniques to investigate particle contamination and materials characterization for major pharmaceutical and fortune 500 companies.
Rebekah Byrne, Scientist I
Rebekah has more than five years of experience working under quality systems in both clinical and analytical laboratory settings, including cGMP and ISO environments. Rebekah worked as a genetics scientist for two years before joining Gateway Analytical. She has worked specifically in materials characterization for about three years, with a focus on both pharmaceutical forensics and criminal forensics. She has helped develop professional courses for the pharmaceutical industry; additionally she has presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists Annual Meeting.