Dr. Cari Sänger - van de Griend

is Associate Professor in the Department of Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Uppsala University, Sweden and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at ACROSS School of Chemistry, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She is also the founder and managing director of Kantisto BV, a pharmaceutical analytical consultancy (see www.kantisto.nl).

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Advances and challenges in developing reliable CE methods for biopharmaceuticals.


Prof. Hideaki Hisamoto

is currently working at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan. His scientific goal is to “Create new chemistry for the future” through the integration of chemical systems, optical chemical sensing, micro total analysis systems, functional dyes, molecular recognition, microreactors, capillary electrophoresis as well as capillary array-based analytical devices.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Some new functional materials and capillary array-based microanalytical devices for single step bioanalysis.


Dr. Frantisek Foret

is the Director of the Institute of Analytical Chemistry of The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and head of the Department of Bioanalytical Instrumentation therein. He is also a Group Leader at CEITEC, Masaryk University in Brno. His main research interests include capillary separation techniques for bioanalysis, laser induced fluorescence detection, miniaturization and mass spectrometry coupling.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Epitachophoresis – new way for large sample volume concentration and separation.


Dr. Steven Lock

is a marketing and market development manager EMEAI at SCIEX with a demonstrated history of working in the biotechnology industry. Skilled in Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS), Protein Chemistry, Spectroscopy, and Laboratory Automation. Strong business development professional with a BSc & PhD focused in Chemistry from the Swansea University, United Kingdom.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: The application of the CE-MS in biopharma characterization and quantification.


RNDr. Vaclav Kasicka, PhD

is a head of the Laboratory of Electromigration Methods at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czechia. His research interests comprise theory, instrumentation and methodology of high performance capillary electromigration methods and their applications to separation, analysis and physico-chemical characterization of (bio)molecules. He is chairman of the Chromatography and Electrophoresis Group of the Czech Chemical Society and editor of the Journal of Separation Science.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Investigation of (bio)molecular interaction of affinity capillary electrophoresis.


Prof. Michał Szumski

is associate professor in the Centre for Modern Interdisciplinary Technologies, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland. His main interests are connected to analytical techniques miniaturization, electromigration techniques and synthesis of stationary phases for HPLC.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Identification of natural dyes in historic objects by miniaturized separation techniques.


Prof. Michał Markuszewski

is a Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy with the Subfaculty of Laboratory Medicine at Medical University of Gdansk, Poland as well as Professor at the Department of Biopharmacy and Pharmacodynamics, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. His main research area focus on the optimization of sample preparation techniques and new bioanalytical methods in metabolomics studies.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Electromigration techniques in metabolomics studies.


Prof. Moran Bercovici

is associate professor in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and a head of Technion Microfluidic Technologies Laboratory at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology,  Haifa, Israel.  His research currently focuses on electrokinetics, thermocapillary flow, and fluid-structure interaction, with application to bioanalysis, separation, and configurable microfluidic devices.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Field-effect electroosmotic flow patterning as a mechanism for diffusion-based separation.


Prof. Doo Soo Chung

is a head of Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea. His main scientific interest focus on capillary electrophoresis and photophoresis.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Synergistic coupling of in-line single drop microextraction and on-line large volume sample stacking for capillary electrophoresis/mass spectrometry.


Dr. Emmanuelle Lipka holds a PhD degree in 2001, in analytical chemistry from the University of Lille, France. She is now an assistant professor at the analytical chemistry lab of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Lille). She has authored 70 journal articles related to chiral separations and 2 chapters of book. Her fields of expertise are separation sciences including High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Supercritical Fluid Chromatography and Capillary Electrophoresis applied to pharmaceutical analysis, for the discovery and development of chiral drugs.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Development, evaluation and comparison of capillary electrophoresis, high performance liquid chromatography and supercritical fluid chromatography methods for chiral separation.

Dr András Guttman is MTA-Lendulet Professor of Translational Glycomics at the Research Institute for Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering at University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary, also heading of the Horváth Csaba Memorial Laboratory of Biosepariaton Sciences in University of Debrecen (Hungary), and leading the bioseparation application efforts at Sciex (Brea, CA, USA). His work is mainly focused on capillary electrophoresis, microfluidics and their hyphenation to mass spectrometry for glycomics and glycoproteomics analysis of samples of biomedical and biopharmaceutical interests. Dr Guttman has over 300 scientific publications, 35 book chapters, edited 4 textbooks and holds 23 patents. He is a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, on the board of several international organizations, serves as editorial board member for a dozen scientific journals and has been recognized by numerous international awards.

Topic of the speech during CECE2019: Activation energy associated with the electromigration of proteins in capillary SDS gel electrophoresis.