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New Center of Excellence for Mass Spectrometry to be Dedicated at Duquesne

A new Center of Excellence for mass spectrometry, which enables a wide range of research in life sciences and environmental analysis, will be dedicated by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Duquesne University.The University used two National Science Foundation grants, totaling nearly $1 million, to collaboratively establish the center with and mass spectrometry supplier Agilent Technologies Inc.

Besides supporting research at Duquesne, which includes such work as investigating the residual effect of veterinary drugs in the food chain and identifying biomarkers for autism, the facility will become an asset to Duquesne’s partners in the research community.

When: Wednesday, March 10, 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Room 335 Mellon Hall

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