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Apr 11, 2022

METRIC Launches Comprehensive PFAS Panel

Our sample preparation process includes direct injection of drinking water samples for high throughput analysis or sample cleanup of complicated matrices via solid-phase extraction prior to LC-MS analysis. For analysis,… 

Apr 11, 2022

New Discovery, New Publication: Understanding Protein Changes in the Placenta of Mothers with Drug Exposure

A new methodology developed by Allyson Mellinger and Taufika Islam Williams, PhD from the Department of Chemistry and The Molecular Education, Technology and Research Innovation Center (METRIC) at NC State University,… 

Apr 11, 2022

The value of 15N NMR spectroscopy

NMR detection of 13C and 1H are well known and commonly used by scientists, but 15N is often forgotten, due to its low natural abundance and sensitivity. However, with the… 

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Mar 15, 2022

Congratulations to Arion Kennedy, Awarded NIH R21 Grant

Arion Kennedy's research focuses on understanding the impacts of fructose metabolism on Kupffer cell phenotype and function in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). 


Mar 15, 2022

Congratulations to Abdulkerim Eroglu, Awarded USDA grant

Abdulkerim Eroglu, assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry at NCSU, has been awarded an Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) competitive grant by the USDA National… 


Mar 15, 2022

METRIC Receives NIIMBL Funding for Novel Instrumentation and Biopharma Research

METRIC has secured funding from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) under a proposal titled “Isomer Level Identification and Quantification of N-Linked Glycans by LC-SLIM-QTOF-MS” led by… 

Mar 15, 2022

New Small Molecule X-ray Instrument in METRIC

A Bruker D8 Venture diffractometer was installed in November 2019. This acquisition was funded by a North Carolina Biotechnology Center Grant awarded to Dr. Roger Sommer and additional support from NC State University and the Department of Chemistry at Duke University. 

Mar 15, 2022

Poised for Success: Capturing Intermediates of Complex Reactions using X-ray Crystallography

METRIC¬†instrumentation offers structural insights to complex chemical syntheses where knowledge of the molecular conformation is critical. 

Mar 15, 2022

New NMR Capabilities Provide Insight into the Kinetics of Chemical Reactions and Metabolism

Bruker InsightMR is a new tool for monitoring chemical reactions in real time. 

Mar 15, 2022

Powerful Variable Temperature Capability in METRIC NMR

NMR instruments in METRIC are equipped with variable temperature digital controlling units.