Liquid Chromatography Course

Dates:  TBD – Click here to Register On-Line

The LC school will offer 20 AACC Continuing Education credits!

This course offers a well-designed combination of lecture and hands-on laboratory training.  Students gain sufficient theoretical and practical background to perform independent work in liquid chromatography.

The three day course encompasses all major areas of liquid chromatography and related sample preparation techniques likely to be encountered by workers practicing in the field.

Experts active in the field of liquid chromatography lead the course and laboratory sessions.

A full day of intensive laboratory experiments gives the students, working as small teams, invaluable hands-on experience.

The latest high performance UHPLC/HPLC equipment, supplied by leading manufacturers, comprise the chromatographic instrumentation for students to use during the lab sessions.  Technical experts from the various companies will guide students through the operation of the system.

Attached here are the learning objectives

Registration fee: $995 (includes text, supplies and lunches) | $500 for students
Registration Deadline: TBD

To apply for continuing education credits; CLICK HERE for instructions.


Roosevelt University
1400 N Roosevelt Blvd
Schaumburg, IL  60173

Printed course material is provided, at no extra cost to the student, by the Chicago Chromatography Discussion Group.

Course Instructor:
Merlin K. L. Bicking, Ph.D.
Woodbury, MN 55125
Phone: (651) 731-3670
Fax: (651) 730-0965


  • Bachelor of Science – Chemistry
  • University of Wisconsin – River Falls, WI
  • Doctor of Philosophy – Organic-Analytical Chemistry
  • Iowa State University – Ames, IA

More than 30 years post-graduate experience in academia, contract research, contract laboratory, and independent consulting.
A problem-solving, organic-analytical chemist.
Currently an independent contractor/consultant for organizations with analytical laboratories, including industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical device, food, scientific instruments, manufacturing, and environmental testing.
Experienced trainer and consultant for users of Agilent chromatography hardware and software.
Provides basic through advanced level training on laboratory skills and use of analytical equipment.
Extensive technical writing experience in preparation and review of technical summaries, literature reviews, risk assessment summaries, project reports, manufacturing procedures, and SOPs.
Design, manufacture, and testing of implantable medical devices.

Specialties: Analytical separations
Chromatography – HPLC, GC
Sample preparation
Laboratory staff training