Author Archives: Juliet Evans

Just because it’s natural doesn’t mean it’s safe

A major analytical challenge in natural products is the complexity of the samples.  Why does this matter? Waters recently hosted a webinar, available on-demand, entitled “Authenticate Herbal Supplements with a Metabolomics Approach – Reporting and Analytics” featuring our own Dr Giorgis Isaac, whose current research is focused on novel analytical and informatics method development to […]

New Year, new release

With the new year comes a new release of Progenesis QI, version 2.3. We are making this available free of charge to all our users running v2.0, v2.1 and v2.2. Here are 3 reasons you might want to upgrade. 1 Symphony support This upgrade will allow you to use Progenesis QI in conjunction with Symphony […]

Endings and beginnings

It’s been a busy year at Nonlinear, seeing new releases of both Progenesis QI and Progenesis QI for proteomics.  To all of our loyal users, we’d like to say: We very much appreciate your continued support and partnership in the further development of Progenesis QI. In addition, we have had some new starters; here’s a […]

“…we can’t manage this amount of data with normal software…”

Here at Nonlinear, we love to learn about how researchers use Progenesis QI and how it helps them in their day-to-day lives. Below, Dr. Daniel Carrizo tells us in his own words about his use of Progenesis QI to assess exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Daniel has two affiliations: Astrobiology Centre (CSIC-INTA) Dept of […]

How Progenesis QI resolves the problem of missing values

I’ve been at Nonlinear Dynamics for ten years now. In that time, we’ve seen the Progenesis range develop beyond just proteomics and, in 2013, we were acquired by Waters, although Progenesis QI will work on label-free data from any major MS vendor. I was originally brought into Nonlinear Dynamics to generate leads, so after 2 […]

Would you like another clue? Look in the library.

– Download the Waters Metabolic Profiling Collisional Cross Section (CCS) library In metabolomics, we are detectives, gathering corroborative evidence from various parameters, such as accurate mass, retention time, etc. in order to draw a valid and correct conclusion. “Noun: corroborative evidence – additional evidence or evidence of a different kind that supports a proof already […]

Symphony: The right product at the right time

Here at Nonlinear, we are very pleased to have been given a treat of a new product to sell, Symphony. It is available now. I asked the product manager, Dr Rob Tonge of Waters, a few questions about its inception, what it does and why people are so enthusiastic about it. Here is the interview: […]

Bringing the analysis to the sample: Progenesis QI helps beat food fraud

I recently watched a recorded webinar and was so impressed I decided to blog about it. Addressing complex and critical food integrity issues using the latest analytical technologies Prof Chris Elliott Professor of Food Safety and Director of the Institute for Global Food Security Queen’s University Belfast Dr. Sara Stead Senior Strategic Collaborations Manager, Food & […]

Why do people buy Progenesis QI when there is freeware available?

It’s an interesting question and there are many of our users out there with various answers. We decided to ask our users some questions about why they bought Progenesis QI and what difference it has made to their research. Here’s what Research Professor Jace W. Jones had to say on the matter: Please can you […]

Nonlinear in the Netherlands

Last Friday, I visited a team of proteomics users who adopted Progenesis as early as 2009.  I feel connected with this group because I made the first phone call to Prof Theo Luider, Head of Laboratory, Neuro-Oncology, Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands back in 2008.  I remember it vividly, as I was calling to […]