Thermo Fisher inaugurates new proteomics center

The new facility, set up in Bangalore, would enable customers to experience innovative technologies used in proteomics research

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The proteomics center will also showcase Thermo Fisher's advanced analytical technologies

Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced the opening of its new proteomics center in Bangalore. The new facility would enable customers to experience innovative technologies used in proteomics research, including the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap high resolution mass spectrometer platform.

The proteomics center will also showcase Thermo Fisher's advanced analytical technologies such as high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ion chromatography (IC), gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS), UV-visible spectrometry and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR).

The facility was inaugurated by Mr Syed Jafry, senior vice president, APAC and emerging markets. The facility would provide the customers with a try and buy experience by conducting training workshops to help users refine their understanding on how to use Thermo Fisher's instruments and software in their unique laboratory workflows.

Mr Jafry said, "We commissioned our Bangalore Customer Experience Center in June with unique genomics and molecular biology capabilities. This lab will provide an entirely new experience for our customers working on proteomics."

"We are pleased to announce the opening of this new customer experience center," said Mr Amit Chopra, managing director and VP/GM for Thermo Fisher Scientific, India, "Along with innovative technology, we are committed to offering customized technical support to our customers working in proteomics and genomics including application and method development, method transfer, user training, onsite and offsite troubleshooting and validations."

Dr Kapil Khullar, director of chromatography and mass spectrometry for Thermo Fisher in India, said, "This center will allow us to partner with our customers to develop solutions for India's pressing needs in the areas of healthcare, food security and safety."

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