November has been busy in Kruvelab as four new enthusiastic students have joined our team and are working on exciting topics. Going from left to right in the picture:
Lars is an Erasmus student from the University of Tübingen in Germany studying MSc in chemistry. He started his two-month internship in mid-October and has been working on evaluating the ionization behaviours with three different instruments. The results from his study will be considered for our ionization efficiency prediction models and in particular in confidence communication.
Irene is a bachelor’s student in chemistry at Autonomous University of Madrid and is in her exchange year at Stockholm University. She joined our team as an intern in November and has been measuring additional ionization efficiency values to improve our prediction models in both positive and negative modes.
Jacqueline is a BSc student working on evaluating the persistance of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) based on their gas phase stability. For this purpose, she will develop a comprehensive tandem mass spectrometry method for studying the fragmentation of these chemicals.
Theodor is an internship student working on assessing the results from non-target screening of wastewater treatment plant influent and effluent. In particular, he is confirming the identity and concentration of a number of chemicals tentatively identified with SIRIUS+CSI:FingerID.