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PLS0086

Analys av flyktiga substanser med GC-MS

The course contains a combination of lectures, workshops and practical exercises.



The lectures will cover sample preparation and practical considerations when analysing volatile compounds.



The practical hands-on parts of the course will cover sample preparation and the use of GC-MS, utilising the analytical instrumentation at Chemical Ecology, Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agriculture, Alnarp.



The course has a practical focus on hands-on laboratory exercises, while also containing major elements of lectures and student-run workshops.

Kursplan

PLS0086 Analys av flyktiga substanser med GC-MS, 3,0 Hp

Ämnen

Biologi

Utbildningens nivå

Forskarnivå

Språk

Engelska

Förkunskapskrav

The course is intended for PhD students in chemical ecology, analytical chemistry, ecology or related fields.

Mål

Learning outcomes

After completion of the course, the students should:

- Understand combined gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (GC-MS)

- Know how to prepare and handle samples of volatile substances

- Know the possibilities and limitations of quantitative analysis with GC-MS

Innehåll

The course contains a combination of lectures, workshops and practical exercises.



The lectures will cover sample preparation and practical considerations when analysing volatile compounds.



The practical hands-on parts of the course will cover sample preparation and the use of GC-MS, utilising the analytical instrumentation at Chemical Ecology, Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agriculture, Alnarp.



The course has a practical focus on hands-on laboratory exercises, while also containing major elements of lectures and student-run workshops.

Examinationsformer och fordringar för godkänd kurs

The students will be continuously examined throughout the practical moments of the course. All students are required to present their results from the workshops and practical exercises, and to discuss each other’s results.

Ytterligare information

Time table

The course is scheduled full time for one week. Generally, there are lectures in the mornings (ca 9-12), followed by workshops or practical laboratory exercises in the afternoons (ca 13-17). The last day is reserved for student presentations/examinations.



Examination

The students will be continuously examined throughout the practical moments of the course. All students are required to present their results from the workshops and practical exercises, and to discuss each other’s results.

Ansvarig institution/motsvarande

Institutionen för Växtskyddsbiologi

Kursfakta

Ämne: Biologi
Kurskod: PLS0086 Plats: Alnarp Distanskurs: Nej Undervisningsspråk: Engelska Ansvarig avdelning: Institutionen för Växtskyddsbiologi Studietakt: 100%