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1 April 2020

Alphalyse A/S moves into new headquarters

It was quite nerve-wracking to watch the SCIEX TripleTOFs get moved into the new labs. Since the regular staircase was too steep and long, we had to get them in through the fire-escape on the 1st floor! You can watch a video of it here >> We are now getting adjusted to the new surroundings… Read whole story

12 March 2020

Inga Boll receives PhD degree from SDU

Our newly hired Inga Boll successfully defended her PhD on Friday 6 March. Inga thus became one of the last students who was allowed to defend their PhD at Syddansk Universitet – University of Southern Denmark – before it temporarily closed all activities  in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has now hit most of… Read whole story

5 March 2020

Research article published: Novel coverage analysis by ELISA-MS

In this newly published research article our scientists present a novel coverage method combining ELISA-based immunocapture with protein identification by liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS). Abstract Download article (open-access) >> Monitoring host cell proteins (HCPs) is one of the most important analytical requirements in production of recombinant biopharmaceuticals to ensure product purity and patient safety…. Read whole story

6 February 2020

3 new team members join Alphalyse

Two new members joined our team this week: Stine Thyssen (left) and Inga Boll (middle). We asked them what they anticipate the most, working at Alphalyse: “I look forward to using my expertise in protein chemistry to help our customers with their protein analysis. I am happy to be a part of Alphalyse where we… Read whole story

5 December 2019

Alphalyse A/S moving into new premises next spring

Soon, we’ll be moving our Headquarters to a new central location in Odense, Denmark with more than twice the amount of space – so we can expand our team and add even more instruments The builders just started the transformation, to make the building fit our needs – with state-of-the-art laboratories and open office space…. Read whole story

13 November 2019

We’re hiring: 3 new positions in our Danish headquarters

We seek two additional analytical protein scientists and a laboratory technician for our headquarters in Odense, Denmark to help develop analytical methods for protein characterization, and to perform analysis for our biopharma customers. Our most important asset is our team of highly skilled scientists, who are experts in characterization of biopharmaceutical proteins. Join our dedicated team… Read whole story

3 October 2019

Christina Johannsen on secondment at Alphalyse for 2 months

Join us in welcoming Christina Johannsen. She will be on secondment at Alphalyse for the next 2 months, and study quantitative methods for biologics. Christina joins Magdalena Sandberg in performing PhD research. Especially intact mass analysis and peptide mapping on a SCIEX X500b mass spectrometer. Thus, we plan to use their new methods for better… Read whole story

12 September 2019

‘Pippi’ automates complex & variable protocols for protein analyses

Reproducible sample preparation is perhaps the most important part of protein analysis. See how we managed to fully automate complex sample preparation for high reproducibility – and create a good work environment for our team using an Eppendorf Automation robot. Read article on Eppendorf website >>

13 August 2019

Bioprocessing Summit: Time to rethink your HCP Coverage analysis?

Your HCP analysis should be both reactive to broader populations of HCPs and more specific to HCPs likely to be in the final product. However, with current methods, based on 2D PAGE and Western Blot, it is difficult to know if both of these conditions are met. If you’re in Boston today, you can experience… Read whole story

2 July 2019

Save €200 on protein identification: Highest sensitivity, lowest price

For more than a decade, Alphalyse has been leading in protein ID services. Because we handle such a high volume, we now pass on the benefits to you. This means: We replace the MALDI analysis by LC-MS for even more accurate results – and faster turnaround if you have many samples.  The Nanoflow LC-MS analysis is upgraded with an Evosep… Read whole story

4 June 2019

Review of BEBPA HCP Conference 2019 – Key topics & take-home messages

BEBPA’s 7th annual Host Cell Protein Conference May 15-17th took place in Los Angeles, California. It once again attracted HCP experts from biopharma, service- and technology providers, and regulatory agencies. The organizing committee had again put together a great mix of talks, workshops and round-table discussions. Very importantly, there was also plenty of time for… Read whole story

2 May 2019

Alphalyse scientist successfully defends PhD thesis

CONGRATULATIONS to Katrine Pilely who Tuesday successfully defended her PhD thesis at the University of Copenhagen. Under supervision of Professor Peter Garred, Katrine Pilely studied how cholesterol crystals activate the immune system. This happens through complement-mediated mechanisms, and therefore contribute to the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis. Katrine further showed how to inhibit the upstream cholesterol crystal-induced… Read whole story

15 November 2018

Video: Magdalena explains her MAM project sponsored by A4B

Magdalena joined Alphalyse back in April, when she came from a position at Genovis AB in Sweden. She takes part in the joint European PhD-fellowship program – also known as Analytics for Biologics (A4B).  For her PhD project Magdalena now focuses on developing Multi Attribute Monitoring (MAM) LC-MS methods. Eventually, we will use these new methods… Read whole story

11 October 2018

Sheila Maibom-Thomsen successfully defends PhD thesis

Friday we celebrated Sheila Maibom-Thomsen, who has conducted a PhD-study at the University of Southern Denmark. Sheila did her PhD research in cooperation with Alphalyse, developing novel approaches for characterization of biopharmaceutical monoclonal antibodies. Part of the project was done in collaboration with the Swedish company Genovis. As a result new enzymes for mAb analysis… Read whole story

16 August 2018

Alphalyse participates in the “Staff Relay Race by DHL”

Our skillful protein scientist, Anette Rasmussen, often goes the extra mile to help out our customers with their protein samples and questions related to protein analysis. Yesterday she showed great spirit when she ran a little over 9 miles (15 km) in the Staff Relay Race by DHL in Odense, to help out two of… Read whole story

19 June 2018

Training on the Sciex X500B QTOF

Kerstin Poll from Sciex is teaching us how to get the most out of our new X500B QTOF. Soon we will be able to help you with new quantitative peptide maps by MAM. We will also be able to find variants of protein pharmaceuticals, and make even better analysis of product related impurities.

14 June 2018

Developing new analysis in collaboration with customers and suppliers

Not satisfied with your current protein analysis method?  Let’s improve it! In this new article you get an example of how we invent new analysis and improve on existing methods in collaboration with our customers and suppliers – leading to cutting-edge LC-MS technology that specifically addresses your challenges. Labiotech.eu ►https://www.labiotech.eu/revealing-identity-hcp-sciex “It’s a perfect example of… Read whole story

5 April 2018

Magdalena Sandberg joins our team in European PhD-fellowship program

Magdalena Widgren Sandberg just joined our team. She will  participate in the joint European PhD-fellowship program known as A4B – Analytics for Biologics. The A4B project members work on improving therapeutic proteins. For example to improve on the production, purification, and analysis of therapeutic proteins. For her PhD project Magdalena will focus on Multi Attribute Monitoring… Read whole story