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Agilent Supports University Research

Agilent contributes measurement expertise, products and financial support to academic research in our fields of endeavor. Our connections with the academic research community build enduring partnerships with thought leaders, educate the next generation of employees and customers, inform our development efforts, and result in publications that define important applications of measurement technologies.

Research Partnerships with Agilent

Professional connections between faculty and Agilent research staff emerge in areas of overlapping interest through technical conferences, introductions, our academic outreach, and well targeted inquires to university relations or specific technical staff. Such connections are helpful in generating research proposals of mutual benefit. Agilent awards university grants semi-annually through a competitive process. Themes of particular interest include:

  • Separation Sciences/Sample Prep
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Spectroscopy/ICP-MS
  • Informatics
  • Genomics and Bioreagents
  • Diagnostics and Pathology
  • Emerging Technologies, Applications, and Other Topics

Proposals are submitted by Agilent technical staff, generated in partnership with university faculty, and are selected to:

  • advance the proposed research;
  • advance Agilent’s understanding of a core technology or application of importance to us;
  • build strong, collaborative relationships including an active Agilent participant who will contribute technically and apply at Agilent what is learned;
  • add value to the research program through Agilent expertise, products, and knowledge of problems that matter; and
  • bring to Agilent new knowledge that illuminates our future.

To help uncover areas of mutual interest, Agilent visits universities when there are major institutional initiatives that align with our interests and we often arrange guest lectures when faculty are traveling near Agilents research sites, particularly at our largest such site in Santa Clara, California. Please contact us at university_relations@agilent.com if such a visit will be of mutual value.


Agilent University Partnerships in the News

Agilent Technologies Extends Collaboration on Reproductive Genetics

New Uni of Adelaide lab to make better use of 'carbs'

Combining Exposomics with Genetic Disease Screening to Better Understand Honey Bee Health

Comparison of originator and biosimilar therapeutic monoclonal antibodies using comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography coupled with time-of-flight mass spectrometry

UF Health Continues iCare Clinical Trial
University of Florida Health started a clinical trial to test different types of blood cancers. The goal of the trial is to progress in the cure for cancer by testing the DNA of cancer patients to see which treatments are most effective.

Agilent Technologies and A*STAR’s Bioprocessing Technology Institute Collaborate on New Bioanalytical Methodologies
Agilent Technologies and the Bioprocessing Technology Institute, a research institute of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research, announced a collaboration on new approaches to analyzing specific protein-linked sugar compounds. The collaboration will further develop Agilent's AssayMAP Bravo platform.

Agilent Collaborating with Weill Cornell Medical College to Advance ALS Research

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Recent Journal References from Research Collaborations

Title: A Method to Identify Trace Sulfated IgG N-glycans as Biomarkers for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Author(s): Wang JR, Gao WN, Grimm R, Jiang S, Liang Y, Ye H, Li ZG, Yau LF, Huang H, Liu J, Jiang M, Meng Q, Tong TT, Huang HH, Lee S, Zeng X, Liu L, Jiang ZH.
Source: NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, Volume 8, Issue 1, Page 631
Published: September 2017

Title: Commensal Bacteria Make GPCR Ligands that Mimic Human Signalling Molecules
Author(s): Cohen LJ, Esterhazy D, Kim SH, Lemetre C, Aguilar RR, Gordon EA, Pickard AJ, Cross JR, Emiliano AB, Han SM, Chu J, Vila-Farres X, Kaplitt J, Rogoz A, Calle PY, Hunter C, Bitok JK, Brady SF.
Source: NATURE Volume 549, Issue 7670, Pages 48-53
Published: September 2017

Title: Distinct Transcriptional and Metabolic Profiles Associated with Empathy in Buddhist Priests: a pilot study
Author(s): Ohnishi J, Ayuzawa S, Nakamura S, Sakamoto S, Hori M, Sasaoka T, Takimoto-Ohnishi E, Tanatsugu M, Murakami K.
Source: HUMAN GENOMICS, Volume 11, Issue 1, Page :21
Published: September 2, 2017

Title: Protein Expression Changes Caused by Spaceflight as Measured for 18 Russian Cosmonauts
Author(s): M Larina I, Percy AJ, Yang J, Borchers CH, M Nosovsky A, I Grigoriev A, N Nikolaev E.
Source: NATURE SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 8142
Published: August 2017

Title: Oxidation of Phosphorothioate DNA Modifications Leads to Lethal Genomic Instability
Author(s): Kellner S, DeMott MS, Cheng CP, Russell BS, Cao B, You D, Dedon PC.
Source: NATURE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY, Volume 13, Issue 8, Pages 888-894
Published: August 2017

Title: HDL Glycoprotein Composition and Site-Specific Glycosylation Differentiates Between Clinical Groups and Affects IL-6 Secretion in Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated Monocytes
Author(s):Krishnan S, Shimoda M, Sacchi R, Kailemia MJ, Luxardi G, Kaysen GA, Parikh AN, Ngassam VN, Johansen K, Chertow GM, Grimes B, Smilowitz JT, Maverakis E, Lebrilla CB, Zivkovic AM.
Source: NATURE SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, Volume 7, Issue 43728
Published: March 13, 2017

Title: An Integrative Metabolomics and Transcriptomics Study to Identify Metabolic Alterations in Aged Skin of Humans in vivo
Author(s): Kuehne A, Hildebrand J, Soehle J, Wenck H, Terstegen L, Gallinat S, Knott A, Winnefeld M, Zamboni N.
Source: BMC GENOMICS, Volume 18, Issue 1, Page 169
Published: February 15, 2017

Title: Direct determination of zinc in plasma by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry using palladium/magnesium and EDTA matrix modification with high temperature pyrolysis
Authors: Stevens, B.J., Hare, D.J., Volitakis, I., Cherny, R.A., Roberts, B.R.
Source: JOURNAL OF ANALYTICASL ATOMIC SPECTROMETRY, Volume 32, Issue 4, Pages 843 – 847
Published: 2017

Title: Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Sodiated Multimers of Steroid Epimers with Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry
Authors: Chouinard, Christopher D.; Cruzeiro, Vinicius Wilian D.; Roitberg, Adrian E., Yost, Richard A.
Source: MICROCHEMICAL JOURNAL, Volume 132, Pages 15–19
Published: February 2017

Title: Dry ashing and microwave-induced plasma optical emission spectrometry as a fast and cost-effective strategy for trace element analysis
Authors: Williams, Charles B.; Wittmann, Thomas G.; McSweeney, Tina; Elliott, Paul; Jones, Bradley T.;
Donati, George L.
Source: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY, Volume 28, Issue 2,  pp 323–331
Published: May 2017


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