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Labconco offers short courses at Pittcon 2016

In 2016, Labconco will once again offer a wide range of useful short courses at Pittcon in Atlanta. Here are some of the entertaining and educational opportunities.

Creative Chemical Cocktails & Foods

Instructors: Aaron Prater, Kelly Williams
Sunday, March 6, from 1:00 to 5:00

Explore methods that are used in creating delicious foods and cocktails that are served at some of the world’s most renowned restaurants and eateries. Some of the finest culinary artists and confectioners use lyophilizers, centrifugal concentrators, and other laboratory equipment to perfect the flavors of their ingredients. Gain a deeper understanding by examining the parallels between culinary prep and lab sample prep using some of the very same equipment in the artist’s kitchen that is found in your scientific laboratory.

Sample Preparation: How to Choose and Optimze Your Sample Prep Needs

Instructors: Jenny Sprung, Kelly Williams
Monday, March 7, from 1:00 to 5:00

We’ve offered this popular course for several years. Sprung and Williams will present a wide range of solutions for sample preparation and will provide guidance on what to consider when determining the optimal evaporation or lyophilization method. They will answer your sample prep questions and explain how to get the best results to prepare a variety of samples.

Designed for Safety: Fume Hoods and Biosafety Cabinets

Instructors: Brian Garrett, Beth Mankameyer
Tuesday, March 8, from 1:00 to 5:00

Another course that always draws a good crowd, Designed for Safety provides an overview of the kind of equipment that should be used to provide the safest laboratory environment for a wide variety of applications. Attendees learn the differences between many types of laboratory hoods that may appear similar on the surface, but perform very different functions to keep lab personnel, their environment, and the samples that they are working with safe.

Fume Hoods: Today's Ducted and Ductless Options

Instructor: Beth Mankameyer
Wednesday, March 9, from 1:00 to 5:00

Concerns with energy efficiency have caused many labs to consider ductless hoods as a safe alternative to traditional chemical fume hoods and ventilated enclosures. This course will help its attendees to understand what kind of ductless hood to use for DHL 1, DHL 2 or DHL 3 or higher applications.

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