The Science of Fidget Spinners

Pardon this spin-terruption, but we have exciting news. Phenomenex has officially been fidget-ized! …Spin-terized? …Spin-sonified? Whatever you want to call it, we have joined the continuing fad of fidget spinners, or as we like to call them, Phegit™ spinners! At first, many were reluctant. Having never spun the spun, it Continue Reading

Sitting with Scientists: A Godfather of UHPLC- Dr. Jason Anspach

Meet one of the developers of UHPLC, Jason Anspach, Ph.D.- Research and Development, Senior Scientist here at Phenomenex. Ever read about advancements in science and wonder where and how it all started? When it comes to developments in Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography (UHPLC), Jason Anspach doesn’t have to wonder, because he was Continue Reading

We’ve Expanded! Phenomenex Opens New Gas Chromatography Research and Manufacturing Facility

If you have ever had to move houses, rooms, or even desks in your office you know how much of a pain it can be. Now imagine having to move and create an entirely new work place for the whole company. It’s no cakewalk for any type of company. But Continue Reading

Nobel Prize Winner Recognized Decades After Artemisinin Discovery

On October 5, 84-year-old Chinese scientist Tu Youyou earned the Nobel Prize for medicine, almost 50 years after she discovered artemisinin—otherwise known as “humankind’s best defense” against malaria.

The Phenomenex Story: Part III

Fasha Mahjoor is the CEO of global separations company, Phenomenex. SelectScience® spoke to Fasha to ask him about the secrets to his success. Here are his top five tips.

The Man, The Myth, The Milton: Meet our Newest Teammate!

Full-time chromatography enthusiast, analyst, and guest blogger (with devilishly good looks).

The Phenomenex Story: Part II

Richard Thomas is Chief Scientific Officer at Precision Diagnostics. Sonia Nicholas, Associate Editor at Select Science, spoke to Richard to learn more about his work and the technology that he uses in his laboratory.

The Phenomenex Story: Part I

One might expect the CEO of a global separation sciences company to be a chemistry graduate, with in-depth training in analytical chemistry. In fact, Persian-born Fasha Mahjoor, the charismatic CEO of Phenomenex, failed all of the chemistry exams at his English boarding school before going on to acquire a Masters in architecture.

VIDEO: Important Message from the Global Council of Finger Safety

No actual fingers were harmed in the making of this propaganda video. The Global Council of Finger Safety is not a real council because we have yet to be recognized by the International Council of Officially Recognized Councils (ICORC). However, we will not let that deter us from delivering our Continue Reading

Recap: SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum

Last month, Phenomenex hosted the SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum—an all-day assembly co-sponsored by Alkemist Laboratories and US Pharmacopeia (USP) to discuss “the need and approach to modernizing USP dietary supplement monographs,” particularly those based upon chromatography.