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Core C: Personnel

Director, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab
785-864-4187
Malott Hall, room #3003

Dr Justin Douglas is responsible for maintenance of the CMLD NMR spectrometer (and other spectrometers on campus) and assists with design, implementation and interpretation of NMR experiments for structure elucidation of compounds.

Purification Core Director, CMLD & SCC
785-864-1657
Structural Biology Center, room #2053

Ben Neuenswander is the primary architect and builder of our high throughput purification capability. As purification core director he is also responsible for the integration of instruments, robotics, and equipment into the workflow as well as designing and programing software for management of sample data.  In addition, he serves as an applications specialist in LCMS and chiral chromatography.

Purification Chemist, CMLD, Compound Curator, CMLD & SCC
785-864-6167
Structural Biology Center, room #2050

Patrick Porubsky handles purity analyses and purification of compounds from CMLD researchers and is also responsible for maintaining and servicing LDAP core equipment. Pat also assists in the improvement of the purification process through evaluation and utilization of new techniques.

Systems Specialist, CMLD
785-864-6241
Structural Biology Center, room #2056
Jared Rudy serves as the Systems Specialist for both the CMLD and the SCC. In this role Jared manages both the front end and back end of all information technology equipment and software. A major focus is the ChemBioOffice Enterprise Suite, Electronic Notebook, and various other scientific databases.
Senior Investigator, Core C, Director, KU Mass Spectrometry Lab
785-864-3223
Malott Hall, room #3007

Todd Williams is responsible for overseeing the application of state of the art automated mass spectrometry services to the CMLD. This includes sample analysis, providing an essential complement to NMR efforts in sample identification, validation and characterization.


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