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Focant Jean-François

Département de chimie (sciences) > Chimie analytique, organique et biologique

MolSys

Secrétaire de Faculté (Sciences)

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ORCID
0000-0001-8075-2920

Main Research Fields
Chemistry
Environmental sciences & ecology
Food science
Biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology
Life sciences: Multidisciplinary, general & others
Main Keywords
GCxGC; dioxins; VOC; Dioxins; Metabolomics;
Main Unit & Research Centers
CART - Centre Interfacultaire d'Analyse des Résidus en Traces - ULiège
OBiAChem
Obiachem
Organic and Biological Analytical Chemistry Group
AAP - Art, Archéologie et Patrimoine - ULiège
Main Co-authors
Stefanuto, Pierre-Hugues 
De Pauw, Edwin 
Eppe, Gauthier 
Dubois, Lena 
Zanella, Delphine 

Publications (total 789)

The most downloaded
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Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (1999). Las Dioxinas. Mundo Cientifico, 206. https://hdl.handle.net/2268/118578
The most cited
293 citations (SCOPUS)
Sjodin, A., Jones, R. S., Focant, J.-F., Lapeza, C. R., Wang, R. Y., McGahee, E. E., Zhang, Y., Turner, W. E., Slazik, B., Needham, L. L., & Patterson, D. G. (2004). Retrospective Time-Trend Study of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether and Polybrominated and Polychlorinated Biphenyl Levels in Human Serum from the United States. Environmental Health Perspectives, 112, 654-658. doi:10.1289/ehp.6826 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/118564

Dejong, T., Bhatt, K., Piotrowski, P. K., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (20 June 2022). Simultaneous multiple SPME fiber sampling to maximize the sample potential. Poster session presented at Metabolomics 2022, Valencia, Spain.
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Gaida, M.* , Zou, Y.* , Franchina, F. A., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (02 June 2022). Distinguishing between Decaffeinated and Regular Coffee by HS-SPME-GC×GC-ToF-MS, Chemometrics, and Machine Learning. Paper presented at 19th International GCxGC Symposium.
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* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Bhatt, K., Dejong, T., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2022). GC×GC-TOFMS FOR LIPIDS AND METABOLIC PROFILING OF BLOOD PLASMA. Poster session presented at 18th International Conference of the Metabolomics Society: Metabolomics 2022, Valencia, Spain.
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Bhatt, K., Dejong, T., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (01 June 2022). Lipids and metabolic profiling of blood plasma by GC×GC-TOFMS: Sample preparation and the separation conditions. Poster session presented at 19th International GCxGC Symposium.
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Gaida, M., Flavio A. Franchina, Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (19 May 2022). Modeling the GCxGC separation as individual subsystems: focus on the second-dimension retention times. Paper presented at 17th International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Separation Technology, Gand, Belgium.
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Massenet, T., GUIOT, J., Zanella, D., Dejong, T., GILTAY, L., HENKET, M., GUISSARD, F., ANDRE, B., MALAISE, M., Judith Potjewijd, SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (18 May 2022). BREATHOMICS APPROACH TO INVESTIGATE SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS USING THERMAL DESORPTION AND COMPREHENSIVE TWO-DIMENSIONAL GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY HIGH-RESOLUTION TIME-OF-FLIGHT MASS SPECTROMETRY. Poster session presented at 17th International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Separation Technology (HTC-17), Gand, Belgium.

Bhatt, K., Dejong, T., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (18 May 2022). Optimization of a sample preparation method for analysis of lipids in plasma using GC×GC-TOF-MS. Poster session presented at 17th International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Separation Technology (HTC-17), Ghent, Belgium.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Dejong, T., Massenet, T., Bhatt, K., Gaida, M., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2022). Tackling the challenges of untargeted microbiome research using multidimensional chromatography. Paper presented at 19th virtual GCxGC symposium, Canada.
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Giusti, P., Freije-Carrelo, L., Burnens, G., Piparo, M., Garcia-Bellido, J., Redondo-Velasco, M., Moldovan, M., Ruiz-Encinar, J., Bouyssiere, B., Lazzari, E., Focant, J.-F., Purcaro, G., Takamasa, S., Takechi, R., Hiraoka, T., & Miyagawa, H. (May 2022). GC and GC×GC based approaches for the molecular characterization of complex matrices related to alternative energy sources. Paper presented at 19th International GCxGC Symposium, Canada.
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Giusti, P., Freije-Carrelo, L., García-Bellido, J., Lazzari, E., Piparo, M., Burnens, G., Focant, J.-F., Purcaro, G., Moldovan, M., Takamas, S., Takeshi, R., Hiraoka, T., Miyagawa, H., Bouyssiere, B., & Ruiz-Encinar, J. (May 2022). GC and GC×GC based approaches for the molecular characterization of complex matrices related to alternative energy sources. Paper presented at Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale XLII (CSI XLII), Gijon, Spain.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Dejong, T., Massenet, T., DiGiovanni, N., GILTAY, L., HENKET, M., GUISSARD, F., SCHLEICH, F., GUIOT, J., ANDRE, B., MALAISE, M., Potjewijd, J., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2022). Recent advances in medical applications of GC×GC. Paper presented at HTC-17, Ghent, Belgium.
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Dejong, T., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (15 March 2022). Derivatization method for lipid profiling of blood plasma using GC×GC-TOF-MS. Paper presented at 2nd European Sample Preparation Conference (EuSP2022).
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Zou, Y.* , Gaida, M.* , Franchina, F., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (10 March 2022). Distinguishing between Decaffeinated and Regular Coffee by HS-SPME-GC×GC-TOFMS, Chemometrics, and Machine Learning. Molecules, 27 (6), 1806. doi:10.3390/molecules27061806
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* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2022). Sample preparation/introduction in Volatile metabolomics. Paper presented at Journée Club Grand Est AFSEP, Nancy, France.

Massenet, T., GUIOT, J., Zanella, D., Dejong, T., GILTAY, L., HENKET, M., GUISSARD, F., ANDRE, B., MALAISE, M., Potjewijd Judith, SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (01 February 2022). TD-GC×GC-HRTOFMS to investigate pulmonary fibrosis in patients. Poster session presented at Multidimensional Chromatography Worshop 2022.

Gaida, M., Franchina, A. F., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (01 February 2022). Modeling the GC×GC separation as individual subsystems under vacuum outlet conditions. Paper presented at 13th Multidimensional Chromatography Virtual Workshop, Sart-tilman (Liège), Belgium.
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Bhatt, K., Dejong, T., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (01 February 2022). LIPID PROFILING OF BLOOD PLASMA BY GC×GC-TOFMS: OPTIMIZATION OF THE SAMPLE PREPARATION AND THE SEPARATION CONDITIONS. Poster session presented at 13th Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop.
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Dubois, L., O'Sullivan, G., Stefanuto, P.-H., Sandau, C. D., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Use of GC×GC for the characterization of odours in forensic applications. In C. E. I. Cordero (Ed.), Characterization of Odorant Patterns by Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (pp. 335-365). San Diego, United States - California: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/bs.coac.2021.11.007
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Dejong, T., Bhatt, K., Piotrowski, P. K., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (31 January 2022). Simultaneous Multiple SPME Fibers Sampling for Multi-instrument Approaches. Paper presented at 13th Multidimensional Chromatography Virtual Workshop, Belgium.

Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Development of data processing workflow for untargeted multidimensional chromatography. Paper presented at Hyphenated Technique in Chromatography Conference.
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Beccaria, M., Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., Mendes-Siquiera, A., Maniquet, A., Giusti, P., Pipro, M., Purcaro, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Advanced analytical tools based on GC×GC-MS for the characterization of biomass and biofuel samples. Paper presented at HTC-17, Belgium.
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Beccaria, M., Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., Purcaro, G., Focant, J.-F., Piparo, M., Mendes Siqueira, A., Maniquet, A., & Giusti, P. (2022). ADVANCED ANALYTICAL TOOLS BASED ON GC×GC-MS FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOMASS AND PLASTIC WASTE SAMPLES. Paper presented at 19th International GCxGC Symposium, Canada.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). GC×GC-TOFMS in medical volatolomics. Paper presented at Metabolomics Society - Early Career Member Network Seminar.

Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Understanding lung inflammation mechanisms using GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at EMN Webinar Series.

Lazzari, E., Beccaria, M., Zou, Y., Mendes Siqueira, A., Maniquet, A., Piparo, M., Giusti, P., Purcaro, G., Giri, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). GC×GC-TOFMS to Support the Transition from Fossil-based to Bio-based Energy Sources. Paper presented at PEFTEC 2022, Netherlands.

Dejong, T., Bhatt, K., Piotrowski, P., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Simultaneous multiple SPME fibers sampling to extract sample full potential. Paper presented at HTC-17, Belgium.
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Lazzari, E., Piparo, M., Purcaro, G., Focant, J.-F., & Giusti, P. (2022). Screening of pyrolysis oils from plastic by GC×GC-PI-TOFMS and GC-VUV. Paper presented at PEFTEC 2022, Netherlands.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Rosalba Romano, Massenet, T., SCHLEICH, F., Nandor Marczin, LOUIS, R., Jane Hill, & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Development of an analytical workflow for bronchoalveolar lavage fluids analysis using GCxGC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at Metabolomics Society Conference, Valence, Spain.
Editorial reviewed

Beccaria, M., Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., Mendes Siqueria, A., Maniquet, A., Piparo, M., Giusti, P., Purcaro, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2022). Deeper investigation of oxygen-containing compounds in oleaginous feedstock (animal fat) by preparative column chromatography and comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled with high-resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Talanta, 238. doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2021.123019
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Teunen, L., De Jonge, M., Malarvannan, G., Covaci, A., Belpaire, C., Focant, J.-F., Blust, R., & Bervoets, L. (2022). The relevance of European Biota Quality Standards on the ecological water quality as determined by the multimetric macro-invertebrate index: A Flemish case study. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 113222. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2022.113222
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Dejong, T., Bhatt, K., K. Piotrowski, P., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (2022). Simultaneous multiple SPME fiber sampling to unleash the sample potential. Paper presented at Advances in Separation Science, Gembloux, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (November 2021). Retour congrès 2021. Paper presented at GT Sciences séparatives et spectrométrie de masse, Pau, France.

Gaida, M., Franchina, F. A., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2021). Development of a theoretical model to predict retention times in gas chromatography. Poster session presented at 14ème Congrès Francophone sur les Sciences Séparatives et les Couplages de l'AFSEP, Paris, France.

Dejong, T., Bhatt, K., Piotrowski, P. K., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2021). Simultaneous multiple SPME fibers sampling. Poster session presented at Congrès Francophone sur les Sciences Séparatives et les Couplages de l'AFSEP, Paris, France.

Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2021). THE POTENTIAL OF SOFT IONIZATIONS FOR ANALYZING CHLORINATED PARAFFINS. Paper presented at 41th international symposium on halogenated persistent organic pollutants.

Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., Maimone, M., Janssen, M., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2021). Characterizing the olefin oligomerization products using two-dimensional gas chromatography-photoionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. Paper presented at Symposium on fuel characterization by multidimensional gas chromatography, ACS national meeting & exposition.

Dubois, L., Delhaye, M., Mayeres, P., Gillard, N., Delahaut, P., Wavreille, J., & Focant, J.-F. (09 June 2021). Volatile fingerprinting of boar taint by GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at 18th GCxGC symposium.

Zanella, D., HENKET, M., SCHLEICH, F., Dejong, T., LOUIS, R., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (June 2021). In vitro modelling of lung inflammatory processes. Paper presented at 18th international GcxGC symposium.

Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., Maimone, M., Janssen, M., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2021). Insights into olefin oligomerization products based on GC×GC-PI-TOFMS. Paper presented at 18th GCxGC symposium.

Franchina, F., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2021). High-Dimensional Analytical Strategies For Accurate Metabolite Profiling: Application To Cannabis. Paper presented at GCxGC symposium.

Gaida, M., Franchina, F., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (28 May 2021). Modeling approaches for temperature-programmed gas chromatographic retention times under vacuum outlet conditions. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1651, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2021.462300
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Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (May 2021). Recent Applications of Volatolomics. Paper presented at SRC Jeunes chimistes.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Zanella, D., Gaida, M., Bhatt, K., Dejong, T., Zou, Y., Beccaria, M., Lazzari, E., Weggler, B., Franchina, F., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2021). Recent Applications of Volatolomics. Paper presented at JRC Jeunes Chimistes.

Zanella, D., GUIOT, J., Stefanuto, P.-H., GILTAY, L., HENKET, M., GUISSARD, F., ANDRE, B., MALAISE, M., Pojtewijd, J., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Breathomics to diagnose systemic sclerosis using thermal desorption and comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography high-resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. doi:10.1007/s00216-021-03333-4
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Zanella, D., Anderson, H. E., Selby, T., Magnuson II, R. H., Liden, T., Focant, J.-F., & Schug, K. A. (12 March 2021). Comparison of headspace solid-phase microextraction high capacity fiber coatings for untargeted analysis of beer volatiles using GC-MS/VUV. Poster session presented at First European SamplePrep Conference.

Gaida, M., Franchina, F., & Focant, J.-F. (02 February 2021). Modeling the GCxGC separation as individual subsystems under vacuum outlet conditions: First dimension retention time predictions. Poster session presented at 12 Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Schleich, F., Joeri, V., HENKET, M., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Développement d'une approche multimodale pour le phénotypage de l'asthme sur base d'analyse d'air exhalé. Paper presented at 14 ème Congrès de l'Association Francophone des Sciences Séparatives, Paris, France.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Vercammen, J., HENKET, M., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Asthma phenotyping using exhaled breath analysis and full-scan SIFT-MS data. Paper presented at MSACL annual meeting - virtual.

Zanella, D., GUIOT, J., Stefanuto, P.-H., GILTAY, L., HENKET, M., GUISSARD, F., ANDRE, B., MALAISE, M., Potjewijd, J., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). TD-GC×GC-HRTOFMS for Breath Profiling of Systemic Sclerosis. In Proceedings.
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Dubois, L., Delhaye, M., Mayeres, P., Gillard, N., Delahaut, P., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2021). GC×GC-TOFMS for boar taint volatolomics. Poster session presented at MDCW.

Zanella, D., Focant, J.-F., & Franchina, F. (2021). 30th Anniversary of comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography: Latest advances. Analytical Science Advances, (2), 213-224.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Joeri, V., HENKET, M., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Exhaled breath analysis using full-scan SIFT-MS data: development of chemometric approaches and clinical potential. Paper presented at Anatune e-seminar.

Beccaria, M., Anna Luiza, M. S., Adrien, M., Pierre, G., Marco, P., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Advanced mono‐ and multi‐dimensional gas chromatography–mass spectrometry techniques for oxygen‐containing compound characterization in biomass and biofuel samples. Journal of Separation Science, 44, 115-134. doi:10.1002/jssc.202000907
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Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., Maimone, M., Janssen, M., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Unraveling the Complex Olefin Isomer Mixture Using Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography-Photoionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1645, 462103. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2021.462103
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Teunen, L., De Jonge, Malarvannan, G., Covaci, A., Belpaire, C., Focant, J.-F., Blust, R., & Bervoets, L. (2021). Effect of abiotic factors and environmental concentrations on the bioaccumulation of persistent organic and inorganic compounds to freshwater fish and mussels. Science of the Total Environment, 799, 149448. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149448
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Dubois, L., Carter, D., Byrne, J., Gutierrez, C., Focant, J.-F., & Perrault, K. (2021). Investigating Decomposition Odor in a Tropical Climate by Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GC×GC) Coupled with Mass Spectrometry (MS) and Flame Ionization Detection (FID). LCGC North America, 39 (5), 236-241.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Smolinska, A., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Advanced chemometric and data handling tools for GCxGC-TOF-MS. TrAC: Trends in Analytical Chemistry. doi:10.1016/j.trac.2021.116251
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Zanella, D., Liden, S., York, J., Franchina, F., Focant, J.-F., & Schug, K. (2021). Exploiting targeted and untargeted approaches for the analysis of bacterial metabolites under altered growth conditions. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. doi:10.1007/s00216-021-03505-2
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Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Dejong, T., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Impact of the adsorbent material on volatile metabolites during in vitro and in vivo bio-sampling. Talanta. doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2020.121569
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Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). The role of sample preparation in multidimensional gas chromatographic separations for non-targeted analysis with the focus on recent biomedical, food, and plant applications. Journal of Separation Science, 44, 188-210. doi:10.1002/jssc.202000855
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Zou, Y., Stefanuto, P.-H., Maimone, M., Janssen, M., & Focant, J.-F. (2021). Insights into Dodecenes Produced from Olefin Oligomerization Based on Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography−Photoionization− Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry and Multivariate Statistics. ACS Omega. doi:10.1021/acsomega.1c03328
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Focant, J.-F. (December 2020). Benchmark data set for GCxGC. Paper presented at GT Sciences séparatives et spectrométrie de masse.

Focant, J.-F. (December 2020). He vs H2 pour GC(xGC)(-MS). Paper presented at GT Sciences séparatives et spectrométrie de masse.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Franchina, F., Henin, A., Dejong, T., SCHLEICH, F., GUIOT, J., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2020). GC×GC-HRTOFMS for untargeted screening of exhaled breath. Paper presented at LECO and The Analytical Scientist Webinar.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., SCHLEICH, F., Joeri, V., Dejong, T., HENKET, M., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2020). Translating breath-based asthma phenotyping into clinical practice. Paper presented at Breath Biopsy Conference (online).

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2020). The Ultimate Untargeted Technique. The Analytical Scientist, 90, 42-46.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2020). Recent Medical Applications of GCxGC-TOFMS. Paper presented at LECO Virtual Symposium.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2020). Specificity of metabolic colorectal cancer biomarkers in serum through effect size. Metabolomics, 16 (8). doi:10.1007/s11306-020-01707-w
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Zanella, D., HENKET, M., SCHLEICH, F., Dejong, T., LOUIS, R., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (2020). Comparison of the effect of chemically and biologically induced inflammation on the volatile metabolite production of lung epithelial cells by GC⨯GC-TOFMS. Analyst. doi:10.1039/d0an00720j
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Zanella, D., Focant, J.-F., Hill, J., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (2020). Chapter 15: Comprehensive gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. In J. Beauchamp, C. Davis, & J. Pleil, Breathborne Biomarkers and the Human Volatilome (second edition). Elsevier.
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Franchina, F., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2020). Multiclass GC×GC Method for Cannabis Products. Paper presented at ASMS Reboot 2020.

Weggler, B., Gruber, B., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2020). Comprehensive Two-dimensional gas-chromatography to study the human exposome: Current trends and perspectives. Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, 15, 16-25. doi:10.1016/j.coesh.2020.02.011
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Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (May 2020). Dioxin measurements in food and feed beyond MRL regulation using GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at LECO Food Safety eSeminar.

Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Lazzari, E., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2020). Investigating aroma diversity combining purge‐and‐trap, comprehensive two‐dimensional gas chromatography, and mass spectrometry. Journal of Separation Science, 43, 1790-1799. doi:10.1002/jssc.201900902
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., SCHLEICH, F., Vercammen, J., HENKET, M., Dejong, T., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2020). Multimodal Approaches for Untargeted Screening for Medical Applications of the Human Volatilome. Paper presented at Pittcon 2020.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., & Focant, J.-F. (30 January 2020). Tackling challenges for the adoption of two-dimensional gas chromatography in Forensic Sciences. Poster session presented at 16th International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Separation Technology, Ghent, Belgium.

Weggler, B., Dubois, L., Zoccali, M., Focant, J.-F., Gawlitta, N. (Other coll.), Gröger, T. (Other coll.), Mondello, L. (Other coll.), Moncur, J. (Other coll.), Reichenbach, S. (Other coll.), Tranchida, P. (Other coll.), Zhao, Z. (Other coll.), & Zimmermann, R. (Other coll.). (30 January 2020). Establishing a Unique Open-Source Benchmark Dataset for the Comprehensive Evaluation of GC×GC Software. Paper presented at HTC 2020.

Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (29 January 2020). Effect Size in Metabolomics. Studying colorectal cancer beyond biomarkers. Paper presented at HTC-16, Gand, Belgium.

Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (22 January 2020). Colorectal Cancer : Biomarkers and Effect Size. Poster session presented at Europeam RFMF Metabomeeting, Toulouse, France.

Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (16 January 2020). The use of GCxGC for forensic applications. Paper presented at PhD seminar of the Chemistry Department, Liege, Belgium.

Dubois, L., Bhatt, K., Franchina, F., Gaida, M., Stefanuto, P.-H., Weggler, B., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (08 January 2020). Moving out of the classroom for a comprehensive evaluation of GC×GC Software. Paper presented at Multidimensional Chromatography (MDC) Workshop, Honolulu, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Breath Volatolomics for Medical Applications. Are We There Yet? American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research, AJBSR.MS.ID.001621..
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Focant, J.-F., Zanella, D., HENKET, M., Dejong, T., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (January 2020). In vitro characterization of lung inflammation mechanisms. Paper presented at HTC-16, Ghent, Belgium.

Hardy, S., Henin, A., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Investigation of the similarities and differences of two beer aroma profiles using comprehensive gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. (ULiège - Université de Liège, CHIM0657-1 Techniques Émergentes en Sciences de Séparation).

Massenet, T., Muller, H., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Profiling the ester aroma of fruity beers using comprehensive twodimensional gas chromatography: a comparison of flow and cryogenic modulators. (ULiège - Université de Liège, CHIM0657-1 Techniques Émergentes en Sciences de Séparation).

Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Analytical workflow for untargeted analysis: sampling, separation, detection, and data analysis methods to unravel aroma complexity. Poster session presented at HTC-16: 16TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HYPHENATED TECHNIQUES IN CHROMATOGRAPHY AND SEPARATION TECHNOLOGY.

Franchina, F., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2020). Development of an untargeted and targeted multi-class method for cannabis products. Paper presented at HTC-16: 16TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HYPHENATED TECHNIQUES IN CHROMATOGRAPHY AND SEPARATION TECHNOLOGY.

Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Dejong, T., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Considerations on adsorbent materials for in vitro and ex vivo VOCs (bio-)sampling. Poster session presented at HTC-16: 16TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HYPHENATED TECHNIQUES IN CHROMATOGRAPHY AND SEPARATION TECHNOLOGY.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Schleich, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2020). Development of data processing workflow for GC×GC-TOFMS in metabolomics applications. Poster session presented at Conférence Chimiométrie 2020, Liège, Belgium.

Gaida, M., Bhatt, K., Franchina, F., Weggler, B., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2020). Optimization of a multidimensional gas chromatographic separation. Classical steps toward a better characterization of the separation space. Poster session presented at 16th International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Separation Technology (HTC 2020), Ghent, Belgium.

SCHLEICH, F., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Exhaled volatile organic compounds for better asthma control: could it be a future noninvasive adherence test? European Respiratory Journal, 55, 1902112. doi:10.1183/13993003.02112-2019
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., SCHLEICH, F., Dejong, T., HENKET, M., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2020). Optimization of untargeted screening workflow for the characterization of lung fluid samples. Paper presented at 16th Hyphenated Technique in Chromatography Conference, Ghent, Belgium.

Bhatt, K., Gaida, M., Franchina, F., Weggler, B., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2020). Can Increased Instrumental Sensitivity Replace Extensive Sample Preparation? Poster session presented at HTC 2020, GHENT, Belgium.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Untargeted Serum Metabolic Profiling by Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography-High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Proteome Research, 19, 1013-1028. doi:10.1021/acs.jproteome.9b00535
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Byrne, J., Dubois, L., Baker, J., Focant, J.-F., & Perrault, K. (2020). A non-targeted data processing workflow for volatile organic compound data acquired using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with dual channel detection. MethodsX, 7, 101009. doi:10.1016/j.mex.2020.101009
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Franchina, F., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). In-Depth Cannabis Multiclass Metabolite Profiling Using Sorptive Extraction and Multidimensional Gas Chromatography with Low- and High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 92 (15), 10512–10520. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.0c01301
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Henderson, B., Ruszkiewicz, D., Wilkinson, M., Beauchamp, J., Cristescu, S., Fowler, S., Salman, D., Di Francesco, F., Koppen, G., Langejurgen, J., Holz, O., Hadjithekli, A., Moreno, S., Pedrotti, M., Sinues, P., Slingers, G., Wilde, M., Lomonaco, T., Zanella, D., & Thomas, P. (2020). A benchmarking protocol for breath analysis: the peppermint experiment. Journal of breath research, 14, 046008. doi:10.1088/1752-7163/aba130
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Weggler, B., Dubois, L., Gawlitta, N., Gröger, T., Moncur, J., Mondello, L., Reichenbach, S., Tranchida, P., Zhijun, Z., Zimmermann, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). A unique data analysis framework and open source benchmark data set for the analysis of comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography software. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1635, 461721. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2020.461721
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Vercammen, J., HENKET, M., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Multimodal combination of Gc × Gc‐HRtofMS and Sift‐MS for asthma phenotyping using exhaled breath. Scientific Reports, 10 (1016159). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-73408-2
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Dubois, L., Aczon, S., Focant, J.-F., & Perrault, K. (2020). Translation of a One-Dimensional to a Comprehensive Two- Dimensional Gas Chromatography Method with Dual-Channel Detection for Volatile Organic Compound Measurement in Forensic Applications. Analytical Chemistry, 92, 10091-10098. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.0c01926
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Agnello, A., Vanberg, S., Tonus, C., Boigelot, B., Leduc, L., Damblon, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2020). Introducing Molecular Structural Analysis Using a Guided Systematic Approach Combined with an Interactive Multiplatform Web Application. Journal of Chemical Education, 97, 4330-4338. doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.0c00329
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Dejong, T., Weggler, B., Franchina, F., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (20 November 2019). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS for Medical Applications. Paper presented at AFSEP meeting, Paris, France.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Gilliard, L., Carby Robinson, D., & Focant, J.-F. (18 November 2019). Recent Advances in the Analytical Chemistry of Cadaveric Decomposition. Paper presented at Translational Forensics 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Heudt, L., Focant, J.-F., & Perrault, K. (18 November 2019). Characterizing decomposition door from soil and adipocere samples at a death scene using HS-SPME-GCxGC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at Translational Forensics 2019.

Franchina, F., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2019). Simultaneous, Multiclass, and Qualitative/quantitative GC×GC Method for Cannabis Products. Paper presented at Recent advances in food analyses RAFA2019, Prague, Czechia.

Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2019). Dynamic headspace sampling coupling with multidimensional gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GCxGC-MS): Application to beer aroma. Poster session presented at Recent advances in food analyses RAFA2019.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2019). Retour congrès et innovations 2019. Paper presented at GT Total LC&GC 2019.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2019). Introduction Presentation : Advances in Mass Spectrometry for the Analysis of Emerging Persistent Organic Pollutants (Lauren MULLIN). Paper presented at PhD Defense of L Mullin, Orebro, Sweden.

Zanella, D., HENKET, M., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (October 2019). Multi-matrices screening for untargeted volatilomics by GC×GC-TOFMS. European Respiratory Journal. Supplement, 54, 4272. doi:10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.PA4272
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Focant, J.-F. (October 2019). Retours congrès. Paper presented at GT Sciences séparatives et spectrométrie de masse, Lyon, France.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Scholl, G., Miklasova, Z., Stumpf, C., Haedrich, J., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2019). Food and Feed Control Using GCxGC-(MR)TOFMS: Dioxin measurements and beyond. Paper presented at LECO Europe Users Workshop.

Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Lazzari, E., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2019). Enhanced capability of a purge-and-trap, thermal desorption and GC×GC-MS methodology for aroma profiling. Paper presented at IMEKOFOODS 2019, Tervuren, Belgium.

Lazzari, E., Franchina, F., Scholl, G., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2019). Accomplishment of the EU regulations 2017/644-771 for PCDD/Fs and PCBs in food by using a novel triple- quadrupole MS generation. Poster session presented at IMEKOFOODS 2019, Tervuren, Belgium.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dejong, T., Fucito, M., HENKET, M., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2019). GC×GC-TOFMS for in vitro and ex vivo Characterization of Lung Inflammation Mechanisms. Paper presented at SBSE 2019, Paris, France.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2019). Breath analysis for asthma phenotyping and beyond. Paper presented at BMSS 2019.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Vercammen, J., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2019). Multimodal breath-based asthma phenotyping using GCxGC-HRTOFMS and SIFT-MS approaches. Paper presented at IABR Submit, Loughborough, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F. (August 2019). A Flavour of our activities in GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS (and more) in Liège (BELGIUM). Paper presented at JEOL Meeting.

Franchina, F., Lazzari, E., Scholl, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). Assessment of a New GC-MS/MS System for the Confirmatory Measurement of PCDD/Fs and (N)DL-PCBs in Food under EU Regulation. Foods. doi:10.3390/foods8080302
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Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (08 July 2019). Control and Interpretation of Untargeted Metabolomics Data. Paper presented at Journée du département de chimie, Liège, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (July 2019). Diagnosis: Asthma. Inflammatory asthma classification is complex, but mass spectrometric-based breath analysis may guide the way. Analytical Scientist, 78, 10-11.
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Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (23 June 2019). Colorectal Cancer : Biomarkers and Effect Size. Poster session presented at 15th Annual Conference of the Metabolomics Society, La Haye, Netherlands.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (12 June 2019). Colorectal cancer research with GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS. Paper presented at Séminaire de thèse.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Fucito, M., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2019). DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED PROCESSING WORKFLOW FOR UNTARGETED VOLATILOMICS BY GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at ASMS 2019, Atlanta, United States.

Focant, J.-F., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., & LOUIS, R. (June 2019). LARGE SCALE BREATH MONITORING FOR ASTHMA PHENOTYPING. Paper presented at ASMS 2019, Atlanta, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., dejong, T., Weggler, B., Franchina, F., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2019). Medical Application: Breath Volatile Compounds in Asthma Patients. Paper presented at ASMS breakfact seminar, Atlanta, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Vercammen, J., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2019). GC×GC-TOFMS and SIFT-MS approaches for clinical breath-based asthma phenotyping. Paper presented at Metabolomics 2019, The Hague, Netherlands.

Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (21 May 2019). Colorectal Cancer : Biomarkers and Effect Size. Poster session presented at 12émes journées scientifiques du RFMF, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (14 May 2019). Breath analysis for asthma phenotyping in large-scale clinical study. Paper presented at 43rd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & the 16th GCxGC Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

Zanella, D., Dejong, T., SCHLEICH, F., HENKET, M., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (13 May 2019). In vitro characterization of lung inflammation mechanisms. Poster session presented at 43rd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & the 16th GCxGC Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

Dubois, L., Ledent, M., Franchina, F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (13 May 2019). Optimizing of TD-GC×GC-HRTOFMS for the profiling of cannabis blends. Poster session presented at 16th GCxGC Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2019). Evaluation of a high-speed Deans’ switch for flow modulated GC×GC-MS applications. Poster session presented at ISCC & GCxGC 2019.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Giri, A., Courtiade, M., Maniquet, A., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2019). Molecular characterization of petroleum mixtures using multiple ionization modes and GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Poster session presented at PEFTEC 2019, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2019). Sample Preparation for Dioxin Measurements in Biological Matrices: An ‘à la carte’ Approach to Cover the Lipid Range of your Samples. Paper presented at InterCIND 2019, Bologna, Italy.

Betnega, P., Longo, E., de Matos, A., Merkyte, M., Franchina, F., Focant, J.-F., Panto, S., & Boselli, E. (May 2019). Bidimensional gas-chromatography (GCxGC-ToF-MS) to evaluate the volatile profile of grappa. Poster session presented at 7th MS Day, Bolzano, Italy.

Perrault, K., Cernosek, T., Byrne, J., Aczon, S., Carter, C., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2019). Implementation of GC×GC-qMS/FID for VOC profiling in the forensic sciences. Paper presented at 16th GCxGC Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Fucito, M., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2019). Untargeted screening of lung ex vivo samples to support metabolic pathway discovery. Paper presented at International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography and GCxGC, Fort Worth, United States.

Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Weggler, B., Lazzari, E., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2019). Unit duty-cycle differential flow modulation GC×GC-MS: insights on the modulation process. Poster session presented at GCxGC and ISCC symposia.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., DELPORTE, G., Delvenne, P., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2019). Comprehensive Approach for Monitoring Human Tissue Degradation. Chromatographia, 82 (5), 857-871. doi:10.1007/s10337-019-03710-3
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Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (26 March 2019). Phenotypage de l'asthme par volatilomique de l'haleine. Paper presented at 13ème congrès francophone sur les sciences séparatives et les couplages de l'AFSEP, Paris, France.

Weggler, B., Gruber, B., Zanella, D., Dorman, F., & Focant, J.-F. (12 March 2019). Unconventional Kendrick Mass Defect as a visualization and rapid screening tool for GC×GC-HR-ToF/MS measurements. Paper presented at 52nd annual conference of the German Society for Mass Spectrometry(DGMS), Rostock, Germany.

Zanella, D., Franchina, F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Focant, J.-F., Purcaro, G., Burklund, A., Beccaria, M., & Hill, J. (March 2019). Importance du type d'absorbant pour l'échantillonnage des volatils : application sur les cultures bactériennes et l'haleine. Poster session presented at 13ème congrès francophone sur les sciences séparatives et les couplages de l'AFSEP, Paris, France.

Focant, J.-F. (2019). Dioxin testing will soon be five times more sensitive. LabInsights.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2019). Développement et validation d'une méthode de diganostique non-ciblée pour la caractérisation des fluides pulmonaires. Poster session presented at 13ème congrès francophone sur les sciences séparatives et les couplages de l'AFSEP, Paris, France.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., & Focant, J.-F. (21 February 2019). Investigation of Volatile Profiles of Specific Human Organs during Decomposition. Paper presented at American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD, United States.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (20 February 2019). Use of Blood Volatiles as Trace Evidence. Poster session presented at American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2019). GCxGC coupled to TOFMS: A powerful tool for complex applications in Separation Science. Paper presented at University of Essen conference series.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (22 January 2019). Breath volatile organic compounds to improve clinical asthma management. Paper presented at 10th Multidimensionnal Chromatography Workshop, Liège, Belgium.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (22 January 2019). Chocolate aroma analysis, a journey into the Belgian tradition. Paper presented at 10th Multidimensional Chromatography (MDC) Workshop, Liege, Belgium.

Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). Multimodal chemometric approach for the analysis of human exhaled breath in lung cancer patients by TD-GC ×GC-TOFMS. Journal of Chromatography. Biomedical Applications. doi:10.1016/j.jchromb.2019.01.029
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SCHLEICH, F., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dallinga, J., HENKET, M., Wouters, E. F. M., Van Steen, K., Van Schooten, F., Focant, J.-F., & Louis, R. (2019). Exhaled Volatile Organic Compounds Are Able to Discriminate Between Neutrophilic and Eosinophilic Asthma. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 200 (4), 444-453. doi:10.1164/rccm.201811-2210OC
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Giri, A., Coutriade, M., Racaud, A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Okuda, K., Dane, J., Cody, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). Compositional elucidation of heavy petroleum base oil by GC×GC-EI/PI/CI/FI-TOFMS. Journal of Mass Spectrometry. doi:10.1002/jms.4319
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Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). Basic Multidimensional Gas Chromatography - Columns and Column Configurations. In N. Snow, Basic Multidimensional Gas Chromatography. Elsevier.
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Focant, J.-F. (2019). GC×GC-TOFMS in Food and Feed Control: Going Beyond Summary Dioxin Measurements. LC GC North America.
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Franchina, F., Lazzari, E., Scholl, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). CONFIRMATORY MEASUREMENT OF PCDD/Fs AND (N)DL-PCBs IN FOOD/FEED USING A NEW SHORT COLLISION CELL TRIPLE QUADRUPOLE GC-MS/MS SYSTEM. In Organohalogen compounds.
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Savareear, B., Escobar Arnanz, J., Brokl, M., Saxton, M., Wright, C., Liu, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). Non-targeted analysis of the particulate phase of heated tobacco product aerosol and cigarette mainstream tobacco smoke by thermal desorption comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with dual flame ionisation and mass spectrometric detection. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1603, 327-337. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2019.06.057
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Focant, J.-F. (2019). Dioxin measurements in food and feed beyond MRL regulation using GCxGC-TOFMS. Paper presented at LECO seminar at RAFA2019, Prague, Czechia.

Franchina, F., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). Evaluation of a novel triple-quadrupole MS system for pesticide, dioxin (PCDD/Fs), and polychlorinated-biphenyl (PCBs). Paper presented at Seminar on Process-Related Compounds and Natural Toxins 2019.

Brokl, M., Morales, B., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., Focant, J.-F., Nicol, J., & McAdam, K. (2019). Comparison of mainstream smoke composition from CR20 resin filter and empty-cavity filter cigarettes by headspace SPME coupled with GCxGC-TOFMS and chemometric analysis. Beiträge zur Tabakforschung International, 28 (5), 231-249. doi:10.2478/cttr-2019-0004
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Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2019). Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography in industry: present situation and potential developments. Chimica Oggi, 37 (3), 50-52.
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Di Giovanni, N., Cojocariu, C., Silcock, P., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (18 December 2018). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS in colorectal cancer metabolomics. Paper presented at Metabomeeting 2018, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Dane, J., Giri, A., Okuda, K., Cody, R., & Focant, J.-F. (December 2018). GCxGC-HRTOFMS Analysis of Base Oils with Chemical Ionization, Field Ionization and Photoionization. Poster session presented at 7th BrMASS.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Scholl, G., Miklasova, Z., Stumpf, C., Haedrich, J., & Focant, J.-F. (December 2018). GC×GC-(MR)TOFMS in Food and Feed Control: Going Beyond Dioxin Measurements. Paper presented at LCGC Webcast Series.

Cnuts, D., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Focant, J.-F., & Rots, V. (December 2018). Fingerprinting glues using HS-SPME GC×GC-HRTOFMS: a new powerful method allows tracking glues back in time. Archaeometry, 60 (6), 1361-1376. doi:10.1111/arcm.12364
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Franchina, F., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Purcaro, G., Burklund, A., Beccaria, M., Jane, H., & Focant, J.-F. (08 November 2018). Importance of sorbent material selection for VOCs sampling: application on bacterial cultures and breath. Paper presented at Breath Biopsy Conference 2018, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (08 November 2018). Breath Print for Asthma Phenotyping. Paper presented at Breath Biopsy, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Perrault, K.* , Dubois, L.* , Cnuts, D., Rots, V., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (November 2018). Characterization of hafting adhesives using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Separation Science Plus, 1-12. doi:10.1002/sscp.201800111
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* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2018). Advanced data processing – The cornerstone of efficient untargeted volatilomics applications. Paper presented at Data analysis - Analytical data workshop, Freising, Germany.

Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2018). COMPLETE STATISTICAL WORKFLOW FOR OPTIMIZED USED OF GC×GC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at R&D Days and 50th anniversary of Exxon Mobile Technology Center, Machelen, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2018). Etat des Lieux en GC. Paper presented at GT Sciences séparatistes et spectrométrie de masse, Le Havre, France.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2018). Retour congrès 2021. Paper presented at GT Sciences séparatistes et spectrométrie de masse, Le Havre, France.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (19 September 2018). Colorectal cancer study with GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS. Paper presented at Benelux Metabolomics Days, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2018). Comprehensive gas chromatography time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC×GC-TOFMS) with solid state modulation for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) analysis. Paper presented at Working Group Separation Sciences Netherlands - Summer Meeting, Den Bosch, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Scholl, G., & Germansderfer, P. (August 2018). A First Testing of the New 
EZprep 123TM Clean-up and Fractionation System 
(Dioxins & PCBs). Paper presented at FMS workshop Dioxin 2018, Krakow, Poland.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (05 July 2018). GC-MS Orbitrap and GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS in Colorectal Cancer Metabolomics. Paper presented at 9ème Journée du Département de chimie.

Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (05 June 2018). Asthma phenotyping using breath fingerprinting. Paper presented at Journée du Département.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2018). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS Over a Few Recent Applications. Paper presented at SABIC GAT, Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (01 June 2018). Environmental Forensics of POPs
. Over a Few Exemples. Paper presented at InterCind 2018 - Diossine, POPs, PFAS, distruttori endocrini “emergenti” e “vecchi amici”, Venice, Italy.

Focant, J.-F., Zanella, D., Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., Schleich, F., Louis, R., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (June 2018). GC×GC-(HR)-TOFMS for Metabolomics and Volatilomics. Paper presented at High-throughput MS-based proteomics and metabolomics: from cells to clinic, Novara, Italy.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Pesesse, R., Schleich, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2018). Asthma phenotyping using exhaled volatile organic compounds. Poster session presented at IABR Breath Summit 2018, Maestricht, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS : FROM EXPECTATIONS TO PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS. Paper presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

de Koning, S., Dubois, L., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). SOLID STATE MODULATED GC×GC. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Dubois, L., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). Investigation of an Alternative Solid State Modulator Device with HRTOFMS. Paper presented at Jeol seminar, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Brasseur, C., Demeyer, M., Pacary, T., Le Maitre, P., Clause, V., Denis, S., Novak, E., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). INCLUDING GC×GC-HRTOFMS AS A POWERFUL TOOL IN THE METHODOLOGY FOR THE SELECTION OF SUITABLE ADDITIVES TO REDUCE UNDESIRABLE ODOUR / VOC FROM BIOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Lloyd, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). GC×GC-TOFMS FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF ORGAN SPECIFIC DECOMPOSITION ODOR PROFILES. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Dubois, L., Schleich, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A NON-TARGETED SCREENING APPROACH FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF LUNG FLUIDS. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). REVISITING GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS FOR DIOXINS ANALYSIS. WHERE ARE WE NOW? Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Dubois, L., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Focant, J.-F., & de Koning, S. (May 2018). PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A SOLID STATE MODULATOR. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). AN ALTERNATIVE SOFTWARE SOLUTION FOR GC×GC-MS DATA PROCESSING. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., Schleich, F., & LOUIS, R. (May 2018). CONTRIBUTION OF GC×GC-(HR) TOFMS TO MEDICAL APPLICATIONS. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). A new comprehensive GC×GC-HRTOFMS approach in metabolomics. Paper presented at 11èmes journées scientifiques du RFMF, Liege, Belgium.

Savareear, B., Escobar Arnanz, J., Brokl, M., Saxton, M., Wright, C., Liu, C., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). TD-GC×GC-LRTOFMS/FID AND TD-GC×GC-HRTOFMS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF VAPOUR PHASE OF CIGARETTE SMOKE AND TOBACCO HEATING PRODUCT AEROSOL. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del garda, Italy.

Savareear, B., Escobar Arnanz, J., Brokl, M., Saxton, M., Wright, C., Liu, C., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). ANALYSIS OF PARTICULATE PHASE OF CIGARETTE SMOKE AND TOBACCO HEATING PRODUCT AEROSOL USING A TD-GC×GC-LRTOFMS/FID APPROACH. Poster session presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Pesesse, R., Schleich, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). ASTHMA PHENOTYPING USING BREATH- GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 15th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Dubois, L., Pesesse, R., Schleich, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2018). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS : A KEY PLAYER IN YOUR TOOL BOX FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS. Paper presented at Leco seminar, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (29 March 2018). Extraction d’informations spécifiques à certaines maladies à partir de données GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS. Paper presented at Multidimensionnalité La course à l’information, LC-2D, GCxGC Techniques bidimensionnelles couplées à la MS, Lyon, France.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). Contribution of GCxGC-(HR)TOFMS to Forensics and Medical Applications. Paper presented at CASA meeting.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). A Flavour of Separation Sciences : GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS From Forensic Sciences to Metabolomics. Paper presented at Séminaire de Chimie Analytique.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). Highlights from the Organic and Biological Analytical Chemistry Group (OBiAChem). Paper presented at CERTECH Meetings.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Zanella, D., Dubois, L., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). DEVELOPMENT OF A DATA PROCESSING WORKFLOW FOR NON- TARGETED METABOLOMICS ANALYSIS USING GC×GC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at BSMS Meeting 2018, Liege, Belgium.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). Variable-energy electron ionization for blood VOC profiling. Poster session presented at BSMS Meeting 2018, Liege, Belgium.

Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Pesesse, R., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). Use of exhaled volatile organic compounds to discriminate asthma phenotypes. Poster session presented at BSMS Meeting 2018, Liege, Belgium.

Di Giovanni, N., Cojocariu, C., Silcock, P., Meuwis, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). GC-MS Orbitrap and GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS in Colorectal Cancer Metabolomics. Poster session presented at BSMS meeting 2018, Liege, Belgium.

Savareear, B., Escobar Arnanz, J., Brokl, M., Wright, C., Liu, C., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2018). Thermal desorption comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to low and high resolution mass spectrometry for the analysis of vapour phase sample from cigarette smoke and Tobacco Heating Product aerosol. Paper presented at BSMS meeting 2018, Liege, Belgium.

Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Heudt, L., Varlet, V., Grabherr, S., & Focant, J.-F. (February 2018). An overview of analytical advances for the characterization of decomposition odor. Paper presented at 9th MDC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2018). Separation Sciences: From Forensic Sciences to Metabolomics. Paper presented at MTM seminar Series, Orebro, Sweden.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Varlet, V., Grabherr, S., & Focant, J.-F. (February 2018). Decomposition Odor Analysis Techniques and Prospective Applications in Postmortem Examination. Paper presented at AAFS 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, Seattle, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2018). Overview of the subject of the thesis : Assessing the longitudinal trend of POP concentrations in humans using high-throughput sample preparation methods developed for low-volume samples (J Stubleski). Paper presented at PhD Defense J Stubleski, Orebro, Sweden.

Focant, J.-F. (January 2018). Highlights from the Organic and Biological Analytical Chemistry Group (OBiAChem). Paper presented at LECO Separation Science Meeting 2018, St Joseph, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Scholl, G., Miklasova, Z., Stumpf, C., Haedrich, J., & Focant, J.-F. (2018). Food and feed control using GC×GC-(MR)TOFMS: Dioxin measurements and beyond. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Scholl, G., & Germansderfer, P. (2018). Testing of a New Clean-up and Fractionation System (Dioxins & PCBs) – Closer to an Investigation Tool in Environmental Forensics ? Organohalogen Compounds.
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Focant, J.-F. (2018). Retour congrès et innovations 2018. Paper presented at GT Total LC&GC 2018.

Focant, J.-F. (January 2018). HS-SPME and TD coupled t o GCxGC-(HR)TOFMS for the comparison of the chemical composition of Tobacco Heating Products (THPs) and combustible products. Paper presented at ADC meeting, Southampton, United Kingdom.

Zanella, D., Pesesse, R., SCHLEICH, F., Stefanuto, P.-H., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2018). Tentative differentiation of asthma phenotypes using GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at 9th MDC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F. (2018). The sweet smell of success. Analytical Scientist, 1118, 51-52.

Savareear, B., Escobar Arnanz, J., Brokl, M., Saxton, M., Wright, C., Liu, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2018). Comprehensive comparative compositional study of the vapour phase of cigarette mainstream tobacco smoke and tobacco heating product aerosol. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1581-1582, 105-115. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2018.10.035
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Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Heudt, L., Focant, J.-F., & Perrault, K. (2018). Characterizing decomposition odor from soil and adipocere samples at a death scene using HS-SPME-GC GC-HRTOFMS. Forensic Chemistry, 8, 11-20. doi:10.1016/j.forc.2018.01.001
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Di Giovanni, N., Cojocariu, C., Silcock, P., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (December 2017). GC-MS Orbitrap and GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS in colorectal cancer metabolomics. Poster session presented at MetaboMeeting 2017, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Di Giovanni, N., Cojocariu, C., Silcock, P., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (December 2017). Untargeted Metabolomics of Colorectal Cancer Using GC-Orbitrap. Paper presented at Orbitrap user meeting, Paris, France.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Koschinski, S., Edwards, M., McGregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (December 2017). Variable‐energy electron ionisation for GC×GC forensic blood VOC profiling. Paper presented at ISX Academy Day, Louvain, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (2017). De l’Hyper-Polyvalence des Profs… Paper presented at Semaine de l'Enseignement à l'ULiège, Liège, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., Dubois, L., Perrault, K., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (2017). Recent Adavances in the Analytical Chemistry of Cadaveric Decomposition. In Journal of Integrated Omics (pp. 27).
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Di Giovanni, N., Cojocariu, C., Silcock, P., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Untargeted Metabolomics of Colorectal Cancer Using GC-Orbitrap and High Resolution Accurate Mass Metabolomics Library. Paper presented at c&en webinars.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Grabherr, Varlet, & Focant, J.-F. (October 2017). Analysis of cadaveric VOCs collected during autopsy using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 6e Journées Internationales de Toxicologie, Liege, Belgium.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Heudt, & Focant, J.-F. (October 2017). GC×GC-HRTOFMS for Cadaveric Odor Analysis: A Forensic Case Study. Paper presented at 6e Journées Internationales de Toxicologie, Liege, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2017). Highlights from the Organic and Biological Analytical Chemistry Group (OBiAChem). Paper presented at GT au CSTJF TOTAL, Pau, France.

Escobar Arnanz, J., Savareear, B., Brokl, Wright, Liu, & Focant, J.-F. (September 2017). Method Development for the Characterization and Differentiation of Ky3R4F Cigarettes and Tobacco Heating Products Using TD-GC×GC-TOFMS/FID. Poster session presented at ISSS 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Savareear, B., Escobar Arnanz, J., Brokl, Wright, Liu, & Focant, J.-F. (September 2017). TD-GC×GC-LRTOFMS/FID and TD-GC×GC-HRTOFMS for the Analysis of Tobacco Heating Products. Poster session presented at ISSS 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Giri, A., Courtiade, M., Racaud, A., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2017). Photo-Ionization GCxGC-HRTOF/MS for Aviation Fuel Characterization. Paper presented at ISSS 2017.

Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Pesesse, R., Gruber, Di Giovanni, N., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., Bertrand, V., & De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C. (September 2017). Extracting Disease-Specific Information from Complex Analytical Data Sets in Separation Science. Paper presented at FHI LAbAnalyze 2017, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F., Pesesse, R., Dubois, L., Bertrand, V., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (September 2017). TD-GCxGC-HRTOFMS in biological applications . Paper presented at SBSE Paris 2017, Paris, France.

Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2017). Speeding up dioxin analysis: extending the instrumental comfort zone. Paper presented at DFS User Meeting 2017, Vancouver, Canada.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (06 July 2017). New strategies for untargeted metabolomics. Paper presented at Journée du département de chimie.

Di Giovanni, N., Cojocariu, C., Silcock, P., Souza, A., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2017). Untargeted serum metabolite profiling of colorectal cancer using GC-Orbitrap technology. Poster session presented at 13th Annual Conference of the Metabolomics Society, Brisbane, Australia.

Verpoorten, D., Devyver, J., Duchâteau, D., Mihaylov, B., Agnello, A., Ebrahimbabaie Varnosfaderani, P., Focant, J.-F., Charlier, R., Delfosse, A., Bertrand, F., Megherbi, S., & Detroz, P. (2017). Decoding the disciplines – A pilot study at the University of Liège (Belgium). In R. Andersson, K. Martensson, & T. Roxa, Proceedings of the 2nd EuroSoTL Conference - Transforming patterns through the scholarship of teaching and learning (pp. 263-267). Lund, Sweden: Lund University Press.
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Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (18 May 2017). Revisited Sample Preparation and Analyses for Dioxin Measurements in Biological Matrices. Paper presented at 11th International Symposium Recent Advances in POPs & Emerging contaminant Analysis, Boston, United States.

Dubois, L., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Reifarth, N., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2017). Investigation of funerary rites in the Qaṭna Royal Tomb using non-destructive profiling of organic residues by GC×GC- HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 41st International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 14th GCxGC Symposium, Dallas, United States.

Giri, A., Courtiade, M., Racaud, A., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2017). Isomeric species detection of base oil hydrocarbons by photo ionization GC×GC-HRTOF-MS. Paper presented at 41th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 14th GCxGC Symposium, Dallas, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2017). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS : Why we Love it ! Paper presented at Leicester Student Union Seminar, Leicester, United Kingdom.

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Heudt, L., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2017). A forensic case study of cadaveric odor analysis using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 41st International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 14th GCxGC Symposium, Dallas, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Dubois, L., L'Homme, B., Allen, C., Loughnane, C., Ochiai, N., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Advanced method optimization for volatile aroma profiling of beer using two-dimensional gas chromatography time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2017.05.064
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Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2017). Investigation of various data processing approaches for extracting disease-specific information from GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS breathprint data sets. Paper presented at 41th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 14th GCxGC Symposium, Dallas, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (April 2017). The Case of the Decaying Cadaver. Analytical Scientist, 51, 22-32.
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Focant, J.-F. (March 2017). Dioxins! Hunting the Great White Shark. Paper presented at MICROINQUINANTI NEGLI ALIMENTI” FOCUS SULLE TECNICHE INNOVATIVE DI IDENTIFICAZIONE E QUANTIFICAZIONE.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Koschinski, S., Edwards, M., McGregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (February 2017). GCxGC: From Niche to Necessity - VARIABLE-ENERGY ELECTRON IONIZATION FOR GC×GC FORENSIC BLOOD VOC PROFILING. Paper presented at Markes - Sep Solve E-seminars.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Varlet, Grabher, & Focant, J.-F. (2017). A Minimally-Invasive Internal Gas Reservoir Monitoring Method for Postmortem Examinations. Forensic Science International, 277, 231.
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Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Heudt, & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Enhanced Chemical Profiling of Human Decomposition in a Case Study. Forensic Science International, 277, 15.
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Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). High throughput GC-HRMS acquisition methods for the analysis of PCDD/Fs and PCBs in biological matrices. Organohalogen Compounds, 79.
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Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Comprehensive Range of Clean-up Methods for Biological Matrices, from High to Low Fat Content. Organohalogen Compounds, 79.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Rosier, E., Tytgat, J., Focant, J.-F., & Cuypers, E. (2017). Profiling Volatile Organic Compounds of Decomposition. In E. Schotsmans, N. Marquez-Grant, & S. Forbes, Taphonomy of Human Remains (pp. 39-52). Wiley.
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Giri, A., Courtiade, M., Racaud, A., Okuda, K., Dane, J., Cody, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Molecular Characterization of Volatiles and Petrochemical Base Oils by Photo-Ionization GC×GC-TOF-MS. Analytical Chemistry, 89, 5395-5403. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.7b00124
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Savareear, B., Lizak, Brokl, Wright, Liu, & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Headspace solid-phase microextraction coupled to comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography–time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the analysis of aerosol from tobacco heating product. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1520, 135-142. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2017.09.014
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Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Varlet, V., Grabherr, S., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). A minimally-invasive method for profiling volatile organic compounds within postmortem internal gas reservoirs. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 131, 1271-1281. doi:10.1007/s00414-017-1621-7
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Savareear, B., Brokl, B., Wright, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Thermal desorption comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time of flight mass spectrometry for vapour phase mainstream tobacco smoke analysis. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1525, 126-137. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2017.10.013
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Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Koschinski, S., Edwards, M., McGregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2017). Variable-energy electron ionization for GCxGC forensic blood VOC profiling. Paper presented at 8th Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Koschinski, S., Edwards, M., Mcgregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Monitoring Changes in the Volatile Profile of Aging Human Blood. Forensic Science International, 277, 14.
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Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Koschinski, S., Edwards, M., McGregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (2017). Thermal desorption comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to variable-energy electron ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for monitoring subtle changes in volatile organic compound profiles of human blood. Journal of Chromatography. A. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2017.04.026
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Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2017). Metabolomic Investigation of inflammatory bowel disease phenotypes using GCxGC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 8th Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Zanella, D., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2017). Investigation of archeological mysteries by GCxGC-HRTOFMS and GCxGC-MS/MS. Paper presented at 8th Annual MDC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Grabherr, Varlet, V., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2017). VOCtopsy: GCxGC profiling of VOCs for the virtual autopsy toolkit. Paper presented at 8th Annual MDC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Petersen, J., Lamard, L., Feng, P., Focant, J.-F., Peremans, A., & Lassen, M. (January 2017). Quartz-enhanced photo-acoustic spectroscopy for breath analyses. Proceedings of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering, 10055. doi:10.1117/12.2252896
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Poma, G., Cuykx, M., Amato, E., Calaprice, C., Focant, J.-F., & Covaci, A. (2017). Evaluation of hazardous chemicals in edible insects and insect-based food intended for human consumption. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 100, 70-79. doi:10.1016/j.fct.2016.12.006
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Verheggen, F., Perrault, K., Caparros Megido, R., Dubois, L., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Forbes, S., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (2017). The Odor of Death: An Overview of Current Knowledge on Characterization and Applications. Bioscience. doi:10.1093/biosci/bix046
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Focant, J.-F. (December 2016). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS : Why we Love it ! Paper presented at Seminar of the Joint Mass Spectrometry Centre, the Virtual Helmholtz Institute HICE‐Aerosols & Health and the Chair of Analytical Chemistry@University of Rostock, Rostok, Germany.

Focant, J.-F. (November 2016). Dioxins! Hunting the Great White Shark. Paper presented at Ambiente, Salubrita ed Autenticita degli Alimenti, Naples, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (November 2016). Advance sin Instrumental Techniques. Paper presented at Workshop of EURL and NRLs for dioxins and PCBs in feed and food, Freiburg, Germany.

Megson, D., Focant, J.-F., Patterson, D., Robson, M., Lohan, M., Worsfold, P., Comber, S., Kalin, R., Reiner, E., & O'Sullivan, G. (October 2016). Using PCB signatures and enantiomer fractions for source identification and to age date exposure. Paper presented at International Society of Exposure Science (ISES), Utrecht, Netherlands.

Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2016). Microsampling and Screening Technologies for Human Biomonitoring of Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Paper presented at International Society of Exposure Science (ISES), Utrecht, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2016). Dioxins! Hunting the Great White. Paper presented at Science Day of the Contaminants EURLs, Geel, Belgium.

Giri, A., & Focant, J.-F. (12 September 2016). GCxGC-HRTOFMS for the Characterization of Base Oil - Part 2 - Identification and fragmentation. Paper presented at TMS seminar, Solaize, France.

Giri, A., & Focant, J.-F. (09 September 2016). GCxGC-HRTOFMS for the Characterization of Base Oil - Part 1. Paper presented at TMS seminar, Solaize, France.

Giri, A., & Focant, J.-F. (08 September 2016). GCxGC-HRMS with Soft Ionization for Petroleum Analyses. Paper presented at TMS seminar, Solaize, France.

Cnuts, D., Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Focant, J.-F., & Rots, V. (September 2016). A new method for identifying experimental and Palaeolithic hafting adhesives using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Poster session presented at 6th ESHE Annual Meeting, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain.

Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2016). REVISITED SAMPLE PREPARATION APPROACH FOR DIOXIN MEASUREMENTS IN HUMAN SERUM SAMPLES. Organohalogen Compounds, 78.
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Poma, G., Cuykx, M., Amato, E., Calaprice, C., Focant, J.-F., & Covaci, A. (August 2016). EVALUATING THE CHEMICAL SAFETY OF EDIBLE INSECTS. Organohalogen Compounds, 78.
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Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2016). A New Single Standardized Fractionation Method for Dioxins in Biological Samples. Paper presented at Theron-FMS Seminar, Firenze, Italy.

Patterson Jr, D., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2016). Back to the Future of Dioxin Analyses. Paper presented at Dioxin2016, Firenze, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (August 2016). Dioxins: Hunting the Great White. Paper presented at Thermo-FMS seminar, Firenze, Italy.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2016). Metabolomic Investigation of inflammatory bowel disease phenotypes using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 21st International Mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC 2016), Toronto, Canada.

Calaprice, C., l'homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2016). Cryogenic Zone Compression (CZC) and Comprehensive Two-dimensional Gas Chromatography (GC×GC) Coupled to (HR)MS for Measuring Hyper-Trace Compounds. Paper presented at 21st International Mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC 2016), Toronto, Canada.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Grabher, S., Varlet, V., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2016). Postmortem Internal Gas Reservoir Monitoring Using GCxGC-HRTOFMS. Separations, 3 (24). doi:10.3390/separations3030024
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Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (07 July 2016). Time travelling into human prehistory using GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at Journée du Département de Chimie, Liège, Belgium.

Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (07 July 2016). Robust biomarkers for inflammatory bowel disease phenotypes using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 7ème Journée du Département de Chimie, Liège, Belgium.

Savareear, B., Lizak, R., Brokl, M., Wright, C., & Focant, J.-F. (07 July 2016). Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the analysis of vapour phase mainstream cigarette smoke. Paper presented at Journée du Département de Chimie, Liège, Belgium.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Koschinski, S., Edwards, M., McGregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (07 July 2016). Exploring variable electron ionization for forensic blood VOC profiling. Paper presented at Journée du Département de Chimie, Liège, Belgium.

Lassen, M., Lamar, L., Balslev-Harder, D., Feng, P., Focant, J.-F., Peremans, A., & Petersen, J. (28 June 2016). A Selective and Highly Sensitive MIR Photoacuostic Sensor for Trace Gas Monitoring. Paper presented at 17th International Conference «Laser Optics 2016», St Petersburg, Russia.

Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (28 June 2016). In the quest of robust biomarkers for inflammatory bowel disease phenotypes using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 12th Annual Conference of the Metabolomics Society.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Giri, A., Pesesse, R., Di Giovanni, N., Cody, R., & Focant, J.-F. (02 June 2016). VOC monitoring by GCxGC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Giri, A., Okuda, K., Dane, J., Cody, R., van der Meer, B., & Focant, J.-F. (02 June 2016). A week at JEOL USA, Boston. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (02 June 2016). Some ongoing work based on GC×GC-HRTOFMS with soft ionization. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Baumans, F., Emmanuel, N., Rappe, S., & Focant, J.-F. (02 June 2016). Statistical comparisons of beer types using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Ubukata, M., Cody, R., Dane, J., Karo, T., Ito, M., Vand der Meer, B., Osuga, J., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2016). Photoionization as a Soft Ionization Source for Comprehensive Two-dimensional GC (GCxGC) and High-Resolution TOFMS. Poster session presented at 64th Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics (ASMS 2016), San Antonio, TX, United States.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Stefan, K., Edwards, M., McGregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (01 June 2016). Forensic blood VOC characterisation by TD-GC×GC-TOFMS with variable-energy electron ionisation. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2016). POP measurements: Tracking Down the Part in the Quintillion. Paper presented at International Network of Environmental Forensics Conference (INEF 2016), Orebro, Sweden.

Giri, A., Courtiade, M., Racaud, A., & Focant, J.-F. (31 May 2016). Structural classification and characterization of heavy petroleum base oil hydrocarbons by GC×GC-HR-TOF/MS. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Giri, A., Courtiade, M., Racaud, A., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography combined with high-resolution mass spectrometry: exploring mass defect information to characterize base oil. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Di Giovanni, N., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Discrimination between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) phenotypes by GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Characterization of organic residues from archaeological artefacts using GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.
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Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Investigation of the possible effect of sampling on human exhaled breath sample integrity. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., L'Homme, B., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Examination of hafting adhesives on paleolithic stone tools using GC×GC-QTOFMS. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Lizak, R., Savareear, B., Brokl, M., Wright, C., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Investigation of emissions from heated tobacco with comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with mass spectrometry detection. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dimandja, J.-M., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Peak dispersion evaluation and optimization in GC×GC. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Koschinski, S., Edwards, M., McGregor, L., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Monitoring blood VOCs during blood degradation by TD-GC×GC-TOFMS with variable-energy electron ionisation. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Dubois, L., L'Homme, B., Allen, C., Loughnane, C., Ochiai, N., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). Canadian craft beer characterization using TD-GC×GC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Dubois, L., Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). GC×GC-TOFMS for forensic blood VOC profiling. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Cecchini, H., Marta, A., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). GC×GC-HRTOFMS to better understand cloak-and-dagger activities of Madagascar Mantella frogs. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Savareear, B., Lizak, R., Focant, J.-F., Brokl, M., & Wright, C. (30 May 2016). Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the analysis of vapour phase mainstream cigarette smoke. Poster session presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., Bertrand, V., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., MEUWIS, M.-A., LOUIS, E., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (30 May 2016). GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS in Cancer Research. Paper presented at 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 13th GC×GC Symposium, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (18 May 2016). A New Approach for the Characterization of Organic Residues from Stone Tools Using GC×GC-TOFMS. Separations, 3 (2), 16. doi:10.3390/separations3020016
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Perrault, K., Dubois, L., Stefanuto, P.-H., Cnuts, D., Rots, V., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2016). GCxGC-TOFMS for the Investigation of Archeological Mysteries. Paper presented at Forum Labo Biotech Lyon, Lyon, France.

Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., MEUWIS, M.-A., Louis, E., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (28 January 2016). Characterization of human exhaled breath for non-invasive detection of diseases by GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at 14th International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Separation Technology, Ghent, Belgium.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., DELPORTE, G., DELVENNE, P., & Focant, J.-F. (27 January 2016). In vitro monitoring of human tissue degradation by TD-GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at 14th Hyphenated Chromatography Congress (14-HTC), Ghent, Belgium.

Dubois, L. M., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (27 January 2016). REFINEMENT OF THE SIGNIFICANCE LEVEL USED IN DETERMINING A FISHER RATIO THRESHOLD FOR PEAK TABLE GENERATION OF COMPLEX GC×GC-TOFMS DATA. Poster session presented at 14th International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Separation Technology, Ghent, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., Di Giovanni, N., Dubois, L., Lizak, R., Perrault, K., Pesesse, R., Savareear, B., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (January 2016). In-depth analysis of complex VOC mixtures by GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at The International Symposium On Hyphenated Techniques In Chromatography And Separation Technology (HTC-14), Ghent, Belgium.

Lizak, R., Savareear, B., Brokl, M., Wright, C., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2016). Multivariate optimization of method for analysis of emissions from heated tobacco by HS-SPME GC×GC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at The International Symposium On Hyphenated Techniques In Chromatography And Separation Technology (HTC-14), Ghent, Belgium.

Di Giovanni, N., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2016). Hyphenated Techniques in Clinical Sciences: GCxGC-HRTOFMS approach in Metabolomics. Paper presented at The International Symposium On Hyphenated Techniques In Chromatography And Separation Technology (HTC-14), Ghent, Belgium.

Savareear, B., Brokl, M., Wright, C., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2016). Investigation of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography Coupled to Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry for the Analysis of Vapour Phase Mainstream Cigarette Smoke. Paper presented at The International Symposium On Hyphenated Techniques In Chromatography And Separation Technology (HTC-14), Ghent, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (2016). grteg. Paper presented at riva.

Di Giovanni, N., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2016). Statistical Approaches to Highlight Robust Biomarkers from GCxGC-(HR)TOFMS Data. Poster session presented at The International Symposium On Hyphenated Techniques In Chromatography And Separation Technology (HTC-14), Ghent, Belgium.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Loyd, R., DELPORTE, G., DELVENNE, P., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2016). Seeking for Organ-specific VOC Signatures in Human Cadaveric Decomposition. Paper presented at 8th Annual MDC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2016). GC×GC-TOFMS, the Swiss Knife for VOC Mixtures Analysis in Soil Forensic Investigations. In Soil in Criminal and Environmental Forensics (Proceedings of the Soil Forensics Special, 6th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference, The Hague, pp. 317-329). Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33115-7
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Stadler, S., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. (2016). Forensic Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds from Decomposed Remains in a Soil Environment. In H. Kars & L. van den Eijkel, Soil in Criminal and Environmental Forensics (pp. 297-316). Springer.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Nobuo, O., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2016). Traditional Belgian beers and Canadian Microbrewery, can GCxGC taste the difference? Paper presented at The 7th Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F. (2016). Chasing the Dioxin Detection Dragon. Analytical Scientist, 0316-701.

Brasseur, C., Pirard, C., L'Homme, B., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2016). Measurement of emerging dechloranes in human serum using modulated gas chromatography coupled to electron capture negative ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 30, 2545-2554. doi:10.1002/rcm.7745
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Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., Millet, C., Matteotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Portetelle, D., Vandenbol, M., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2016). GCˆGC-TOFMS for the Analysis of Metabolites Produced by Termites (Reticulitermes flavipes) Bred on Different Carbon Sources. Separations, 3 (2), 1-14.
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L'homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (2016). Cryogenic zone compression GC-HRTOFMS for the measurement of PCB-153 and DDE in 20 mL serum samples. Analytical Methods, 8, 249-255. doi:10.1039/c5ay00543d
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Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (December 2015). Recent advances in the use of GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS for the characterization of complex VOC mixtures of biological interest. Paper presented at PACIFICHEM2015, Honolulu, United States.

Focant, J.-F., & L'Homme, B. (December 2015). Volumetric absorptive microsampling of blood for the measurement of selected Persistent Organic Pollutants in humans. Paper presented at PACIFICHEM2015, Honolulu, United States.

Eppe, G., Scholl, G., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (December 2015). Emerging and Novel Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) in food: Current status of the European legislation. Labinfo, 14, 29-31.

Di Giovanni, N., & Focant, J.-F. (December 2015). A new comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to high resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC×GC-HRTOFMS) approach in metabolomics. Poster session presented at Metabomeeting 2015, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Di Giovanni, N., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2015). Confidence in metabolomic data obtained by innovative GC×GC-(HR)TOFMS. Poster session presented at Joint Meeting of the IEEE-EMBS Benelux Chapter and the 14th Belgian National Day on Biomedical Engineering, Liege, Belgium.

Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2015). Fatty Matrices Cleaned-up with a Di erent Approach. Paper presented at DEXTech User Meeting, Muenster, Germany.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Lloyd, R., Rai, T., Stuart, B., Forbes, S. L., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2015). Exploring new dimensions in cadaveric decomposition odour profiling using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at European Academy of Forensic Science, Prague, Czechia.

Savareear, B., Brokl, M., Wright, C., Shellie, R., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2015). High Resolution Gas Chromatography coupled to Mass Spectrometry for the analysis of volatile organic compounds. Paper presented at Young Scientists and Researchers Environmental & Food Analysis SIG, Southampton, United Kingdom.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Varlet, V., Grabherr, S., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2015). Cadaveric VOC profiling from human internal cavity. Paper presented at European Academy of Forensic Science, Prague, Czechia.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Pesesse, R., Bertrand, V., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2015). Exploring the volatome of different cancer cell lines. European Respiratory Journal, 46 (suppl 59), 3975.
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Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2015). GC×GC-TOFMS for reliable detection of candidate biomarkers in breath analyses. Paper presented at IABR breath summit 2015.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dubois, L., Lloyd, R., Guibé, A., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2015). Investigation of volatile mixture emit by human tissues degradation. Paper presented at European Academy of Forensic Science, Prague, Czechia.

Di Giovanni, N., Meuwis, M.-A., Louis, E., & Focant, J.-F. (02 July 2015). High-quality analytical method in metabolomics. Poster session presented at Journée du département de Chimie, Liège, Belgium.

Perrault, K. A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Stuart, B. H., Rai, T., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. L. (July 2015). Detection of decomposition volatile organic compounds in soil following removal of remains from a surface deposition site. Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology, 11 (3), 376-387. doi:10.1007/s12024-015-9693-5
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Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2015). Breaking the Code of Cadaveric Decomposition. Paper presented at WORKSHOP ON RESIDUES AND HAFTING, Liege, Belgium.

Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., Calvano, C. D., Zambonin, C., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2015). Ultra-trace measurement of dechloranes in food and feed. Paper presented at Massa 2015, Alghero, Italy.

Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., Louis, R., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2015). Screening for Putative Biomarkers of Lung Cancer in Exhaled Air. Poster session presented at Biomedica Life Sciences Summit 2015, Genk, Belgium.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Lloyd, R., Rai, T., Stuart, B., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. (May 2015). Exploring new dimensions in cadaveric decomposition odour profiling using GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at ISCC and GCxGC 2015, Fort Worth, TX, United States.

Focant, J.-F., L'Homme, B., Allen, C., Loughnane, C., Brokl, M., Ochiai, N., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (May 2015). Trappist Beers Analysis, Exploring the Secrets of Monks. Paper presented at ISCC and GCxGC 2015, Fort Worth, TX, United States.

Lizak, R., Brokl, M., Wright, C., Huston Fulmer, L., Binkley, J., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2015). Investigation of Mainstream Tobacco Smoke Particulate Phase by HS-SPME-GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at ISCC and GCxGC 2015, Fort Worth, TX, United States.

Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., Calvano, D., Zambinin, C., Leardi, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2015). Are Dechloranes a source of concern? Food control and dietary intake estimation. Paper presented at CIND Annual Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Lizak, R., Huston-Fulmer, L., Binkley, J., Brokl, M., Wright, C., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2015). Investigation of Mainstream Tobacco Smoke Particulate Phase by HS-SPME-GC×GC-HRTOFMS. Poster session presented at ISCC and GCxGC 2015, Fort Worth, TX, United States.

Faye, B., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2015). Analysis of Dioxins and Dioxin-like PCBs in Feed and Food. Paper presented at Agilent e-seminar series.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Pesesse, R., SCHLEICH, F., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2015). In vitro and in vivo volatile fingerprinting of lung cancer. Paper presented at International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography and GCxGC symposium, Fort Worth, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K. A., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. L. (May 2015). Fast Chromatographic Method for Explosive Profiling. Chromatography, 2, 213-224. doi:10.3390/chromatography2020213
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K. A., Stadler, S., Pesesse, R., Leblanc, H. N., Forbes, S. L., & Focant, J.-F. (07 April 2015). GCxGC-TOFMS and supervised multivariate approaches to study human cadaveric decomposition olfactive signatures. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407 (16), 4767-4778. doi:10.1007/s00216-015-8683-5
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Eppe, G., Scholl, G., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (April 2015). Atmospheric pressure gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (APGC-MS/MS) for dioxins and PCBs analysis in food and feed. Labinfo, 13, 21-23.

Focant, J.-F. (April 2015). GC×GC-TOFMS: A tool to demystify… Paper presented at SEP 2015, Paris, France.

Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (April 2015). Measurement of ultra-trace levels of Dechloranes in food and feed.Assessment of dietary intake. Paper presented at International Symposium on Recent Developments in POPs Analysis, Prague, Czechia.

Mehlmann, H., Krumwiede, D., & Focant, J.-F. (April 2015). INCREASE OF SENSITIVITY BY USING TIMED-CRYOGENIC ZONE COMPRESSION (t-CZC) APPLIED TO BDE-209 ON GC/HRMS. Paper presented at The 7th International Symposium on Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR 2015), Beijing, China.

Focant, J.-F., L'Homme, B., Calaprice, C., Krumwiede, D., Mehlmann, H., & Patterson, D. (April 2015). How far are we in the chase after the lowest detectable level for Dioxins? Paper presented at International Symposium on Recent Developments in POPs Analysis, Prague, Czechia.

Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., Calvano, C. D., Zambonin, C., Leardi, R., & Focant, J.-F. (April 2015). Measurement of ultra-trace levels of Dechloranes in food and feed. Assessment of dietary intake. Paper presented at 10th International Symposium on Recent Developments in POPs Analysis, Prague, Czechia.

Focant, J.-F. (19 March 2015). Validation of GC/MS Triple Quadrupole for the measurement of Dioxins and related PCBs in food and feed under the EU Legislation. Paper presented at Asian Food Seminar Series, Singapore, Singapore.

Focant, J.-F. (19 March 2015). Dioxins in food, Challenges in Analysis. Paper presented at Asian Food Seminar Series, Singapore, Singapore.

Focant, J.-F. (18 March 2015). Validation of GC/MS Triple Quadrupole for the measurement of Dioxins and related PCBs in food and feed under the EU Legislation. Paper presented at Asian Food Seminar Series, Bangkok, Thailand.

Focant, J.-F. (17 March 2015). Validation of GC/MS Triple Quadrupole for the measurement of Dioxins and related PCBs in food and feed under the EU Legislation. Paper presented at Asian Food Seminar Series, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Focant, J.-F. (17 March 2015). Dioxins in food, Challenges in Analysis. Paper presented at Asian Food Seminar Series, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Focant, J.-F. (16 March 2015). Dioxin Strategies for the Triple Quadrupole Market. Paper presented at Agilent Headquarter Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2015). Dioxins in food Challenges in Analysis. Paper presented at Asian Food Seminar Series, Bangkok, Thailand.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2015). Multivariate analysis of mainstream tobacco smoke particulate phase by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography–time-of- ight mass spectrometry. Paper presented at Campo Analytical Workshop, Neuherberg, Germany.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Lloyd, R., Stuart, B., Rai, T., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (February 2015). Exploring new dimensions in cadaveric decomposition odour analysis. Analytical Methods, 7, 2287-2294. doi:10.1039/C5AY00371G
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Varlet, V., Silke, & Focant, J.-F. (January 2015). Measurement of Human Internal Cadaveric VOC's by GCxGC-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop MOE Toronto.

Focant, J.-F. (2015). Analytical Highlights 2015. Paper presented at Dioxin 2015, Brazil.

Focant, J.-F. (2015). Laboratoire de chimie analytique organique et biologique - Part 2. Bulletin ACLg, 18-25.

Perrault, K. A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Stuart, B. H., Rai, T., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. L. (2015). Reducing variation in decomposition odour profiling using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography. Journal of Separation Science, 38 (1), 73-80. doi:10.1002/jssc.201400935
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Megson, D., Focant, J.-F., Patterson, D., Robson, M., Lohan, M., Worsfold, P., Comber, S., Kalin, R., & O'Sullivan, G. (2015). Can polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) signatures and enantiomer fractions be used for source identification and to age date occupational exposure? Environment International, 81, 56-63. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2015.04.006
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Focant, J.-F. (2015). Recent Advances in the MS Measurement of Dioxins and other POPs. Paper presented at Mass Spectrometry in Food and Feed II, Ghent, Belgium.

Calaprice, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2015). Fatty Matrices Cleaned-up with a Different Approach. Paper presented at First DEXTech user meeting (LCTech GmbH).

L'Homme, B., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2015). Validation of a gas chromatography–triple quadrupole masss pectrometry method for confirmatory analysis of dioxins anddioxin-like polychlorobiphenyls in feed following new EU Regulation 709/2014. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1376, 149-158. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2014.12.013
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Calaprice, C.* , L'Homme, B.* , Calvano, C. D., Zambonin, C., Leardi, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2015). Ultra-trace measurement of Dechloranes to investigate food as a route of human exposure. Chemosphere. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.07.043
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* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Focant, J.-F. (2015). Analysis of Dioxins and Dioxin-like PCBs in Feed and Food. Paper presented at e-seminars.

Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., Calvano, C. D., Zambonin, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2015). Optimization of a new dioxin/PCB clean-up and fractionation procedure for an existing automated system. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Focant, J.-F. (2014). Laboratoire de chimie analytique organique et biologique - Part 1. Bulletin ACLg, 24-27.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Varlet, V., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2014). Developing the sixth sense of thanato-chemistry. Paper presented at EDT CHIM.

Forbes, S. L., Perrault, K. A., Stefanuto, P.-H., Nizio, K. D., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2014). Comparison of the Decomposition VOC Profile during Winter and Summer in a Moist, Mid-latitude (Cfb) Climate. PLoS ONE, 9 (e113681), 1-11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113681
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Focant, J.-F. (30 September 2014). Validation of GC/MS Triple Quadrupole for the measurement of Dioxins and related PCBs in food and feed under the EU Legislation. Paper presented at Environmental Food MS Meeting, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Ticha, J., Bishop, L., Brokl, M., Focant, J.-F., & Wright, C. (September 2014). Application of multi-dimensional GC techniques to the analysis of cigarette smoke. Paper presented at 68th Tobacco Science Research Conference, Charlottesville, United States.

L'Homme, B., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2014). Validated GC-MS/MS confirmatory method for the EU official control of levels of PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs in feed material of plant origin. Poster session presented at Environmental Food MS Meeting, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2014). Validation of GC-MS Triple Quadrupole for the measurement of Dioxins and related PCBs in food and feed under the EU legislation. Paper presented at Environmental MS Meeting.

Perrault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Stuart, B., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. (August 2014). Establishing the persistence of an odour signature in decomposition soil. Paper presented at 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences of the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS 2014), Adelaide, Australia.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (19 July 2014). Miniaturized sample preparation and minimally invasive process for persistent organic pollutant analysis in humans. Paper presented at North American Chemical Residue Workshop 2014, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Stadler, S., Pesesse, R., Brokl, M., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (07 July 2014). Taking Cadaveric Decomposition Chemistry out of Flatland. Paper presented at Analytical Research Forum 2014, London, United Kingdom.

Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (July 2014). The Sweet Smell of Science. Paper presented at Journée de département.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (July 2014). The niche market for GC-QQQ in the context of EU dioxin monitoring in food and feed. Paper presented at MS-User Days, Brussels (ULB), Belgium.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (July 2014). The niche market for GC-QQQ in the context of EU dioxin monitoring in food and feed. Paper presented at MS-User Days, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2014). GCxGC-HRTOFMS a Powerful Tool in Separation Science. Paper presented at Nouveautés en spectrométrie de masse, Rouen, France.

Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., Brasseur, C., Calvano, C., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2014). GC-MS/MS Analysis of Trace Level Dechlorane Flame Retardants in Food and Feed and Possible Exposure Routes to Humans. Paper presented at 8th Pharma Days - Complex substances for Botanical Drugs, Herbal Medicinal Products, Medical Devices, Medical Foods, Sansepolcro, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Stadler, S., Pesesse, R., Brokl, M., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2014). Reading Cadaveric Decomposition Chemistry with a New Pair of Glasses. ChemPlusChem, 79 (6), 786-789. doi:10.1002/cplu.201402003
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Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., SCHLEICH, F., LOUIS, R., & Focant, J.-F. (23 May 2014). Exhaled Air Analysis for Early Detection of Lung Cancer. Poster session presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

L'Homme, B., Sandy, C., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (22 May 2014). Validation of GC-MS/MS confirmatory method for the EU official control of levels of PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs in feed, anticipating amendment to Regulation (EU) No 278/2012. Paper presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Perreault, K., Stefanuto, P.-H., Stuart, B., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. (22 May 2014). Persistence of decomposition odour in soil analysed by GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Brokl, M., & Focant, J.-F. (22 May 2014). SPME-GC×GC-HRTOFMS for the investigation of complex VOC mixtures. Paper presented at JEOL Seminar at ISCC 2014, Riva Del garda, Italy.

L'Homme, B., Calaprice, C., Brasseur, C., Zambonin, C., & Focant, J.-F. (21 May 2014). Measurement of Trace levle Dechlorane Flame Retardants in Food and Feed by GC-MS/MS. Poster session presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Allen, C., Loughnane, C., Stefanuto, P.-H., L'Homme, B., Pesesse, R., Di Giovanni, N., Brasseur, C., Ochiai, N., Brokl, M., & Focant, J.-F. (21 May 2014). Trappist Beers: Exploring the Cloak of Secrecy by GC×GC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Pesesse, R., Bertrand, V., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., & Focant, J.-F. (20 May 2014). Investigating the Volatile Profile of Lung Cancer Cell Cultures. Paper presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Varlet, V., Grabherr, S., & Focant, J.-F. (20 May 2014). Postmortem Measurement of Cadaveric VOCs in Human Internal Cavity Gases. Paper presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del garda, Italy.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (19 May 2014). Measuring POPs in 20µL Blood Samples: From Fiction to Facts. Poster session presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., McAdam, K., & Focant, J.-F. (19 May 2014). Enhanced Multivariate Analysis of Mainstream Tobacco Smoke Particulate Phase by HS-SPME-GC×GC-TOFMS. Paper presented at ISCC 2014, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

L'Homme, B., Calaprice, C., Zambonin, C., & Focant, J.-F. (16 May 2014). Capabilities of last generation QQQ in the field of dioxins and related compounds. Paper presented at 2nd Bologna POPs Day: Food and Human contamination, presentation of InterCIND, Bologna, Italy.

L'homme, B., Calaprice, C., Brasseur, C., Calvano, D., & Focant, J.-F. (15 May 2014). DETERMINATION OF TRACE LEVEL DECHLORANE FLAME RETARDANTS IN FOOD AND FEED BY A NEW APPROACH BASED ON LOW RESOLUTION GC-MS/MS. Paper presented at XXV Congresso Nazionale della Societa Chimica Italiana, Cosenza, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (07 May 2014). Avancées récentes dans l'investigation olfactive de la mort. Paper presented at Colloques du Centre Universitaire Romand de Médecine Légale 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland.

van Hattum, B., Nijssen, P., Focant, J.-F., & de Boer, J. (May 2014). Dioxins and PCBs in eel and Chinese mitten crabs in the Rhine-Meuse estuary. Poster session presented at 24th Annual Meeting SETAC Europe, Basel, Switzerland.

Focant, J.-F. (28 April 2014). Dioxin Analyses. The Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Goes on. Paper presented at 9th International POPs Symposium, Bremen, Germany.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Perrault, K., Pesesse, R., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (15 April 2014). Improving our vision on human cadaveric decomposition chemistry. Paper presented at NVMS 50th Anniversary Congress on Mass Spectrometry, Rolduc, Netherlands.

L'Homme, B., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (26 March 2014). Méthode de confirmation des teneurs en PCDD/Fs et DL-PCBs dans les aliments par GC/QQQ pour le contrôle officiel Européen. Paper presented at Séminaire Agilent : Les solutions Agilent pour les analyses environnementale et agroalimentaires, Paris, France.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Brokl, M., Pesesse, R., & Focant, J.-F. (17 March 2014). High Variance-Based Processing Strategies for the Characterization of Complex Multidimensional Datasets. Paper presented at Journée Scientifique de la SFSM: Outils informatiques et statistiques pour l’analyse en spectrométrie de masse et protéomique, Paris, France.

van Hattum, B., Nijssen, P., Focant, J.-F., & De Boer, J. (2014). Perspectives for handling fishery products from contaminated areas. Amsterdam, Netherlands: VU University - IVM.

L'Homme, B., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (February 2014). Méthode de confirmation des teneurs en PCDD/Fs et DL-PCBs dans les aliments par GC/QQQ, pour le contrôle officiel Européen. Paper presented at Agilent European Tour, Nancy, France.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Peyrrault, K., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. (January 2014). Fast chromatographic method for explosive profiling. Paper presented at 5th GCxGC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

Pieters, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Dioxin, furan and PCB serum levels in a South African Tswana population: Comparing the polluting effects of using different cooking and heating fuels. Environment International, 66, 71-78. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2014.01.019
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Focant, J.-F. (January 2014). The Dogs Bark, But the Caravan Goes On. Paper presented at 3rd International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques for Sample Preparation - FMS seminar, Bruges, Belgium.

Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., mattéotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Portetelle, D., Vandenbol, M., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). GC×GC-TOFMS Analysis of Metabolites Produced by Termites on Different Diets: A Step Forward towards Better Understanding of Enzymatic Complexes in Termites and their Common Symbionts. In Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography HTC-13 - Book of abstracts.
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Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., mattéotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Portetelle, D., Vandenbol, M., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2014). MALDI-TOF MS Analysis of Cellodextrins and Xylo-oligosaccharides Produced by Hindgut Homogenates of Reticulitermes santonensis. Molecules, 19, 4578-4594. doi:10.3390/molecules19044578
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L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). MINIATURIZED SAMPLE PREPARATION FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF SELECTED OCPs AND PCBs IN LOW VOLUME OF BLOOD BY GC-MS/MS. Organohalogen Compounds, 76, 1336-1339.
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brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., McAdam, K., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Multivariate analysis of mainstream tobacco smoke particulate phase by headspace solid-phase micro extraction coupled with comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography–time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1370, 216-229. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2014.10.057
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l'homme, B., Sandy, C., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Validated ready-to-use GC-MS/MS method for dioxin analysis in food and feed following the new EU Regulations. Organohalogen Compounds, 76, 1158-1161.
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Brasseur, C., PIRARD, C., Scholl, G., De Pauw, E., Viel, J.-F., Shen, L., Reiner, E. J., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Levels of dechloranes and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in human serum from France. Environment International, 65, 33-40. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2013.12.014
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Pesesse, R., Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Perrault, K., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). GC×GC-TOFMS identification of new cadaveric VOCs. In Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography HTC-13 - Book of abstracts.
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L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Analysis of POPs in 20μL blood by MEPS-GC-MS/MS. In Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography HTC-13 - Book of abstracts.
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Brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Li, C., McAdam, K., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Enhanced Multivariate Analysis of Mainstream Tobacco Smoke Particulate Phase by HS-SPME-GC×GC-TOFMS. In Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography HTC-13 - Book of abstracts.
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Focant, J.-F. (2014). Keping Tabs on Dioxins. Analytical Scientist, 15, 34-40.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Perrault, K., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. (2014). Fast chromatographic method for explosives profiling. In Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography HTC-13 - Book of abstracts.
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Calaprice, C., L'Homme, B., Brasseur, C., Calvano, C. D., Zambonin, C., Leardi, R., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Measurement of trace level Dechlorane flame retardants in food and feed by GC-MS/MS. Organohalogen Compounds, 76, 1460-1463.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Article de presse, Journal La Meuse.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Perrault, K., Pesesse, R., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (2014). Reading the decomposition chemistry of human remains with a new pair of glasses. In Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography HTC-13 - Book of abstracts.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Perrault, K., Pesesse, R., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2014). Reading the decomposition chemistry of human remains with a new pair of glasses. Paper presented at 5th GCxGC Workshop, Toronto, Canada.

L'Homme, B., Sandy, C., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (06 November 2013). Validation of GC-MS/MS confirmatory method for the EU official control of levels of PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs in feed material of plant origin. Paper presented at 6th International symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA).

Brasseur, C., L'Homme, B., PIRARD, C., Scholl, G., Viel, J., Shen, L., Reinsr, R., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2013). Dechloranes: The next Emerging POP? Paper presented at RAFA 2013, Prague, Czechia.

van Hattum, B., Nijssen, P., Focant, J.-F., & de Boer, J. (2013). Dioxines en PCB’s in paling uit het Benedenrivierengebied. Amsterdam, Netherlands: IVM Instituut voor Milieuvraagstukken.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2013). Dioxins in our food: Where are we 14 years after the Belgian chicken-gate? Paper presented at LabAnalyse 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2013). Demystifying Comprehensive GC. Paper presented at Advances in GC IV, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, Haubruge, E., Schotsmans, E., Wilson, A., Stadler, S., & Forbes, S. (October 2013). Forensic Cadaveric Decomposition VOC Profiling by GC×GCTOFMS. Paper presented at The International conference on analytical chemistry and ecology dedicated to the 110th Anniversary of Academician of M.T. Kozlovskiy.

Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Dekeirschieter, J., Haubruge, E., Schotmans, E., Wilson, A., Stadler, S., Perrault, K., & Forbes, S. (October 2013). Investigation olfactive de la mort. Acta Clinica Belgica, 68-6, 469.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Pesesse, R., Perrault, K., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2013). Advances in the hunt for cadaveric decomposition VOC profiling. Paper presented at EUPA 2013, St Malo, France.

Focant, J.-F. (August 2013). Challenges in POP analyses: Where are we 14 years after the Belgian dioxin chicken crisis? Paper presented at Seminar fior Sameday POP Analysis, Daegu, South Korea.

Focant, J.-F. (August 2013). The role of GCxGC in POPs. Paper presented at SGE Post-Dioxin meeting, Daegu, South Korea.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2013). Cadaveric VOC Profiles for Forensic Investigations. Paper presented at INEF 2013, State College, United States.

Brasseur, C., L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2013). Recent Advances in Blood Analyses of POPs. Paper presented at Spanish National Meeting on dioxins and POPs, Alicante, Spain.

Krumwiede, D., Mehlman, H., Focant, J.-F., Patterson Jr, D., & D'Silva, K. (June 2013). Time Controlled Cryogenic Zone Compression (t-CZC) GC-HRMS - A Novel Tool for Target Analyses at Ultra Trace Levels. Paper presented at Spanish National Meeting on dioxins and POPs, Alicante, Spain.

Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., Mattéotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Vandenbol, M., Portetelle, D., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (14 May 2013). Study of Enzymatic Complexes in Termites and their Common Symbionts: GC×GC-TOFMS Analysis of Metabolites Produced by Termites on Different Diets. Paper presented at First Belgian-Netherlands Joint Symposium on Metabolomics, Spa, Belgium.

Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., Mattéotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Vandenbol, M., Portetelle, D., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (03 May 2013). Study of Enzymatic Complexes in Termites and their Common Symbionts: GC×GC-TOFMS Analysis of Metabolites Produced by Termites on Different Diets. Poster session presented at Annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Mass Spectrometry, Antwerp, Belgium.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dimandja, J.-M., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). User-friendly method for GCxGC optimization. Poster session presented at International Symposium of Capillary Chromatography, Palm Springs, United States.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dimandja, J.-M., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). User-friendly method for GCxGC optimization. Paper presented at International Symposium of Capillary Chromatography, Palm Spings, United States.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). CZC-GC miniaturized analysis of POPs in 20 µL blood. Paper presented at BSMS 2013.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). CZC-GC miniaturized analysis of POPs in 20µL blood. Poster session presented at ISCC 2013.

Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., Mattéotti, C., Destain, J., Vandenbol, M., Portetelle, D., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Thonart, P., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (01 May 2013). Termites as a tool to improve lignocellulose biomass valorization: analysis of intermediate oligosaccharides produced by Reticulitermes santonensis. Poster session presented at 35th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals (SBFC), Portland, OR, United States.

Brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., McAdam, K., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). Analysis of mainstream tobacco smoke by SPME-GC×GC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at ISCC 2013.

Brasseur, C., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). Measurement of Dechloranes and PBDEs in European Human Serum. Paper presented at 1st Bologna POPs Day: Food and Human contamination, presentation of InterCIND, Bologna, Italy.

van Hattum, B., Nijssen, P., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). Dioxines en PCB’s in Chinese wolhandkrab uit het Benedenrivierengebied. Amsterdam, Netherlands: IVM Instituut voor Milieuvraagstukken.

Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., Schotsmans, E., Wilson, A., Stadler, S., & Forbes, S. (May 2013). Chasing away the smell of death. GCxGC-TOFMS characterization of cadaveric VOCs. Paper presented at UK Chromatographic Society Annual Meeting, Southampton, United Kingdom.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Pesesse, R., Perrault, K., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). Investigation on human cadaveric VOC by TD-GCxGC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at BSMS meeting, Antwerp, Belgium.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Pesesse, R., Perrault, K., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2013). TD-GC×GC-TOFMS study of human cadaveric VOC profiles. Paper presented at ISCC 2013, ¨Palm Springs, United States.

Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., Mattéotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Vandenbol, M., Portetelle, D., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (18 April 2013). MALDI-TOFMS analysis of intermediate oligosaccharides produced by the termite Reticulitermes santonensis and its common symbionts. Poster session presented at Bioforum Liège, Liège, Belgium.

Krumwiede, D., Mehlmann, H., Focant, J.-F., Patterson Jr, D., & D'Silva, K. (March 2013). Time Controlled Cryogenic Zone Compression (t- CZC) GC-HRMS. Increasing sensitivity to the Attogram Level? Paper presented at Analitix China.

Focant, J.-F. (2013). Du Côté Obscur au Côté Clair de la Force…

Stefanuto, P.-H., Dimandja, J.-M., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2013). Further exploration in the quest of orthogonality. Paper presented at GCxGC workshop: MOE 2013, Toronto, Canada.

Schantz, Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., Hamilton, Heckert, Heltsley, Hoover, Keller, Leigh, Patterson, Pintar, Sharpless, Sjodin, Turner, Vander Pol, & Wise. (2013). Milk and serum standard reference materials for monitoring organic contaminants in human samples. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 405, 1203-1211. doi:10.1007/s00216-012-6524-3
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Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). GC-MS/MS as a new option for confirmatory approach of PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs analysis in food and feed. Lab Info, 9, 12-15.

Focant, J.-F., Fréry, N., Bidondo, M., Eppe, G., Scholl, G., Saoudi, A., Oleko, A., & Vandentorren, S. (2013). Levels of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in human milk from different regions of France. Science of the Total Environment, 452-453, 155-162. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.02.057
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Elskens, M., Pussemier, L., Dumortier, P., Van Langenhove, K., Scholl, G., Goeyens, L., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). Dioxin levels in fertilizers from Belgium: Determination and evaluation of the potential impact on soil contamination. Science of the Total Environment, 454-455, 366-372. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.02.094
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Stadler, S., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brokl, M., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (January 2013). Characterizing human decomposition odour: an application of TD-GCxGC-TOFMS. Paper presented at GCxGC workshop MOE 2013, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F. (January 2013). Challenges in POP analyses: Where are we 14 years after the Belgian dioxin chicken gate? Paper presented at RME 2013, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (January 2013). Study of complex VOC mixtures by GCxGC-TOFMS. Paper presented at GCxGC workshop: MOE 2013, Toronto, Canada.

Brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., McAdam, K., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). Analysis of mainstream tobacco smoke particulate phase using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Separation Science, 31, 3366-3374. doi:10.1002/jssc.201200812
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Brokl, M.* , Fauconnier, M.-L.* , Benini, C., Lognay, G., du Jardin, P., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). Improvement of Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil Characterization by GCxGC-TOFMS. Molecules, 18 (2), 1783-1797. doi:10.3390/molecules18021783
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Denoël, M., Libon, S., Kestemont, P., Brasseur, C., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2013). Effects of a sublethal pesticide exposure on locomotor behavior: A video-tracking analysis in larval amphibians. Chemosphere, 90 (3), 945-951. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.06.037
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Focant, J.-F., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., Schotsmans, E., Wilson, A., Stadler, S., & Forbes, S. (2013). Forensic Cadaveric Decomposition Profiling by GC×GC-TOFMS Analysis of VOCs. Chemical Bulletin of Kazakh National University, 72 (4), 177-186.
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Krumwiede, D., Mehmlann, H., Focant, J.-F., Patterson Jr, D., & D'Silva, K. (2013). Time-Controlled Cryogenic Zone Compression (tCZC) GC-HRMS, A Novel Tool fro Targetted Analysis at Uktra Trace Level. Organohalogen Compounds, 75, 17-20.
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Brasseur, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). Levels of Dechloranes and PBDEs in Serum from Central European Population. Organohalogen Compounds, 75, 1158-1161.
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Brokl, M., Bishop, Wright, Liu, McAdam, & Focant, J.-F. (January 2013). Making sense of the fume: GCxGC-TOFMS analysis of mainstream tobacco smoke. Paper presented at GCxGC workshop MOE 2013, Toronto, Canada.

Stadler, S.* , Stefanuto, P.-H.* , Brokl, M., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). Characterization of Volatile Organic Compounds from Human Analogue Decomposition Using Thermal Desorption Coupled to Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography-Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 85 (2), 998-1005. doi:10.1021/ac302614y
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Reiner, E., Jobst, K., Megson, D., Dorman, F., & Focant, J.-F. (2013). Analytical Methodology of POPs. In Environmental Forensics: Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) (pp. 59-139). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-59424-2.00003-7
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Focant, J.-F., & Eppe, G. (2013). Screening and confirmatory methods for the detection of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in foods. In M. Rose & A. Fernandes (Eds.), Persistent organic pollutants and toxic metals in foods (pp. 47-80). Woodhead Publishing. doi:10.1533/9780857098917.1.47
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Focant, J.-F. (2012). Vers une meilleure caractérisation des étapes de décomposition cadavérique. Bulletin d'information: Toxicologie médico-légale. Questions ouvertes, (11), 1-2.

Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., Mattéotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Portetelle, D., Vandenbol, M., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (16 November 2012). Termites as a tool to improve lignocellulose biomass valorization : study of enzymatic complex in termites and its common symbionts by comprehensive metabolite profiling. Paper presented at Journée annuelle de l'EDT CHIM, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (October 2012). Optimization of POP analysis in small sample amounts. Paper presented at Advancements in Analyt ical Methods and Technologies for Persistent Organic Pollutants, An international Symposium for analytical chemists and environmental scientists, Orebro, Sweden.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2012). GCxGC-TOFMS for VOC Analyses: Forensic and Medical Applications. Paper presented at ChromSAAMS 2012, Dikhololo, South Africa.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2012). Developing the Sixth Sense. The Column, 8 (18), 2-5.
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Focant, J.-F. (September 2012). Dioxin Food Crises and New POPs: Challenges in Analyses. Paper presented at 19th Interntional mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC 2012), Kyoto, Japan.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2012). Use of human dried-blood spots as a minimally invasive method to assess exposure to organic pollutants. Paper presented at HET Instrument 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (2012). Les experts ont le nez fin. Paper presented at Emission radio O Positif, RTBF, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (September 2012). GCxGC-TOFMS for Bioanalytical Applications. Paper presented at Japan Society on Water Environment MS Spectrometory Technical Committee, Kyoto, Japan.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2012). Advances in blood spots analysis for selected POPs using MEPS. Paper presented at Dioxin and POPs analysis, Melbourne, Australia.

Focant, J.-F. (August 2012). Evolution in the Sample Preparation for the Measurement of POPs in Biological Matrices. Paper presented at Food Safety and POPs Seminar - Sample preparation workshop at Dioxin 2012 joint FMS/Thermo event, Cairns, Australia.

Kotz, A., Malisch, R., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Cederberg, T., Rantakokko, P., Furst, P., Bernsmann, T., Leondiadis, L., Lovasz, Scortichini, Diletti, G., di Domenico, A., Ingelido, A., Traag, W., Smith, F., & Fernandes, A. (August 2012). Analytical criteria for use of MS/MS for determination of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food. Organohalogen Compounds, 74, 156-159.
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Stefanuto, P.-H., Scotsmans, E. M. J., Wilson, A. S., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2012). Grave Soils Analysis by TD-GCxGC-TOFMS. Paper presented at EAFS 2012 6th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference, The Hague, Netherlands.

Pieters, R., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2012). The Effect of Cooking Food on Fires from Solid Fuels vs Electricity, Gas and Paraffin on Levels of Dioxins and PCBs in a South African Population. Organohalogen Compounds, 74, 1316-1319.
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stadler, S., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brokl, M., Focant, J.-F., & Forbes, S. (August 2012). Analysis of VOCs from surface decomposition of human analogues via comprehensive two dimensional gas chromatography–time of flight mass spectroscopy. Paper presented at EAFS 2012 6th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference, The Hague, Netherlands.

Bidondo, M., Focant, J.-F., Saoudi, A., Frery, N., Oleko, A., Leridon, H., Guldner, L., & Vandentorren, S. (August 2012). Dioxins in human milk from different regions of France: Pilot of the French longitudinal study of children (ELFE). Poster session presented at 4th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, Prague, Czechia.

Brasseur, C., L'Homme, B., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brokl, M., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2012). GCxGC-TOFMS for Bioanalytical Applications. Paper presented at Chromatography Day, Lenzburg, Switzerland.

Brasseur, C., PIRARD, C., L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2012). Measurement of human levels of Dechlorane 602 by CZC-NCI-HRTOFMS. Organohalogen Compounds, 74, 55-58.
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van Langenhove, K., Dumortier, P., Scholl, G., Denison, M., Pussemier, L., Focant, J.-F., Goeyens, L., Baeyens, W., & Elskens, M. (August 2012). Analysis of PCDD/Fs and dioxin-like PCBs in sewage sludges and general bio-wastes available for agricultural land application in Belgium - comparison between GC-IDHRMS and CALUX results. Organohalogen Compounds, 74, 206-209.
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Dekeirsschieter, J., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Haubruge, E., & Focant, J.-F. (18 June 2012). Enhanced Characterization of the Smell of Death by Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography-Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (GCxGC-TOFMS). PLoS ONE, 7 (6), 39005. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039005
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Dekeirsschieter, J., Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Haubruge, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2012). Articles de Presse (Communiqué de presse odeurs de cadavres).

Focant, J.-F. (May 2012). Bioanalytical Applications of GCxGC-TOFMS for VOC Analyses. Paper presented at ISCC 2012, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Krumwiede, D., Mehlmann, Focant, J.-F., Patterson Jr, D., D'Silva, K., Turner, W., & Sjodin, A. (May 2012). Time controlled Cryogenic Zone Compression (timed CZC) GC-HRMS: a Novel Tool for Human Biomonitoring? Paper presented at ISCC 2012, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Stadler, S., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2012). Profiling the smell of death by TD-GCxGC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at ISCC 2012, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Brasseur, C., Bauwens, J., Tarayre, C., Matteotti, C., Thonart, P., Destain, J., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Portetelle, D., Vandenbol, M., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2012). Termites as a tool to improve lignocellulose biomass valorization: study of enzymatical complex from termites and its common symbionts by comprehensive metabolite profiling. Paper presented at ISCC 2012, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2012). Measurement of PCB-153 and DDE in 20uL of whole blood by GCxGC-HRTOFMS. Poster session presented at ISCC 2012, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., McAdams, K., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2012). GC×GC-TOFMS for the comparison between different tobacco mainstream smoke. Paper presented at ISCC 2012, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Pieters, R., & Focant, J.-F. (April 2012). Levels of PCDD/Fs, DL-PCBs, and NDL-PCBs in a South African Cohort. Paper presented at Seminario Circuito Interlaboratorio diossine (11th CIND), Venice, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (April 2012). Food control & food crisis: challenges in analyses. Paper presented at 7th International POP Symposium, Venice, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (April 2012). Automated procedures in ISO17025 routine dioxin laboratory: impact on throughput. Paper presented at 7th International POP Symposium, Venice, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (2012). Enseigner à des étudiants non acquis à la matière… (ULiège - Université de Liège, Activité CDS IFRES 40).

Brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., Mc Adams, K., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2012). Analysis of tobacco mainstream smoke by GC×GC TOFMS. Poster session presented at NVMS - BSMS International Congress on Mass Spectrometry, Rolduc, Netherlands.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2012). Forensic Study of Volatile Organic Compounds Released from Decaying Bodies. Paper presented at NVMS - BSMS International Congress on Mass Spectrometry, Rolduc, Netherlands.

L'Homme, B., Brasseur, C., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2012). Use of human dried-blood spots as a minimally invasive method to. Poster session presented at NVMS - BSMS International Congress on Mass Spectrometry, Rolduc, Netherlands.

Brasseur, C., PIRARD, C., L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2012). Measurement of Trace Level Dechlorane Flame Retardants in Human Blood by GCXGC-NCI-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at NVMS - BSMS International Congress on Mass Spectrometry, Rolduc, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2012). Mass Spectrometry lab activities in Liege - Small molecules. Paper presented at DSM Resolve meeting, Geleen, Netherlands.

Fauconnier, M.-L., Brokl, M., Benini, C., Lognay, G., Wathelet, J.-P., du Jardin, P., & Focant, J.-F. (02 February 2012). Improvement of Ylang-ylang essential oil characterization by GC×GC-TOFMS. Poster session presented at HTC-12 /HTSP-2012 Symposia, Bruges, Belgium.

L'Homme, B., Brasseur, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2012). Innovative minimally-invasive analytical strategies for human biomonitoring: Measurement of toxicants in dried-blood spots. In HTC-12 Book of abstracts.
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Brokl, M., Bishop, Wright, Liu, McAdam, & Focant, J.-F. (2012). GC×GC TOFMS analysis of tobacco mainstream smoke. In HTC-12 Book of abstracts.
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Brasseur, C., PIRARD, C., & Focant, J.-F. (February 2012). Method for the measurement of dechlorane 602 in human serum. Poster session presented at HTC-12, Brugge, Belgium.

Stefanuto, P.-H., Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2012). Forensic study of volatile organic compounds released from decaying bodies. In Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography-12 Book of abstracts.
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Focant, J.-F. (2012). From Food Crisis to Analytical Strategies. Organohalogen Compounds, 74, 16-19.
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L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (2012). Measurement of PCB-153 and DDE in 20 μL dried-blood spots. Organohalogen Compounds, 74, 1277-1280.
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Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Schotsmans, E., de Koning, S., Wilson, A., Haubruge, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2012). Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography–time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the forensic study of cadaveric volatile organic compounds released in soil by buried decaying pig carcasses. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1255, 163-170. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2012.03.048
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Dumortier, P., Elskens, M., Focant, J.-F., Goeyens, L., Vandermeiren, K., & Pussemier, L. (2012). Potential Impact of Fertilization Practices on Human Dietary Intake of Dioxins in Belgium. Science of the Total Environment, 423, 47-53. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.02.008
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Focant, J.-F. (2012). Dioxin food crises and new POPs: challenges in analysis. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 403, 2797-2800. doi:10.1007/s00216-012-5801-5
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Brokl, M., Bishop, Liu, Wright, Mc Adam, & Focant, J.-F. (January 2012). Contribution of GC×GC-TOFMS to tobacco analysis. Paper presented at MOE GCxGC meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Stadler, Forbes, & Focant, J.-F. (January 2012). Analysis of synthetic canine training aids GCxGC-TOFMS. Paper presented at GCxGC MOE Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Stadler, S.* , Stefanuto, P.-H.* , Byer, J., Brokl, M., Forbes, S., & Focant, J.-F. (2012). Analysis of synthetic canine training aids by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography–time of flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1255, 202-206. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2012.04.001
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* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Focant, J.-F. (2011). 1) POPs, Food crises, EU Legislation, 2) Analytical procedures QA/QC ISO17025, 3) Recent European data on Food-feed Human. (Université Al Farabi KZ).

Brokl, M., & Focant, J.-F. (November 2011). Update from SMOKECHEM project - GC×GC-TOFMS analysis for mainstream cigarette smoke. Paper presented at BAT Group R&D, Research Project Consortium, Southampton, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F. (November 2011). An Introduction to GCxGC-MS Technology and Applications. Paper presented at BAT Group R&D, Research Project Consortium, Southampton, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F. (2011). Food crisis & new POPs: challenges in analysis. In RAFA 2011 book of abstracts.
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Krumweide, Mehlmann, D'Silva, Patterson Jr, Turner, Sjodin, & Focant, J.-F. (November 2011). Cryogenic Zone Compression Gas Chromatography coupled to High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (CZC GC-HRMS) - driving sensitivity for trace contaminants to the attogram level. Paper presented at Advances in GC Technology RSC UK.

Focant, J.-F. (November 2011). Automated Sample Preparation for Same-Day POP Analysis. Paper presented at FMS Workshop, Prague, Czechia.

Brokl, M., Bishop, L., Wright, C., Liu, C., McAdam, K., & Focant, J.-F. (21 September 2011). Contribution of GC×GC TOFMS to tobacco analysis. Paper presented at 2nd European GC×GC Symposium, Regensburg, Germany.

Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., De Pauw, E., de koning, & Focant, J.-F. (September 2011). The Smell of Death - Forensic Investigation of VOCs Associated with Buried Decaying Pig Carcasses. Paper presented at 2nd European GC×GC Symposium, Regensburg, Germany.

Focant, J.-F. (August 2011). Automation for the Measurement of Selected PBDEs in Human Serum. Paper presented at Thermo-FMS Workshop, Brussels, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (2011). Welcome speach from Symposium Chair. Paper presented at Dioxin 2011, Brussels, Belgium.

Brasseur, C., L'Homme, B., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2011). GCxGC-HRTOFMS in POP Analyses. Paper presented at JEOL User meeting, Brussels, Belgium.

Patterson Jr, Sandau, & Focant, J.-F. (July 2011). Multidimensional GCxGC Fingerprinting for Environmental and Biological Forensics. Paper presented at INEF Cambridge Conference 2011 A conference for the Environmental Forensic community.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2011). Advances in Automation for the Measurement of Selected PBDEs in Human Serum. Paper presented at Thermo-FMS workshop, Boston, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (2011). A journey in the analytical chemistry of dioxins. In LIBRO DE RESÚMENES.
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PIRARD, C., Scholl, G., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2011). Advances in automation for the measurement of selected PBDEs in human serum. Paper presented at BFR 2011 12th Workshop on Brominated and other flame retardants, Boston, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2011). Automated SPE and clean-up for PBDEs in human blood. Paper presented at 3rd International Workshop on automated Extraction and Cleanup, Wageningen, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2011). GC-MS for metabolomic profiling. Paper presented at SECOND BELGIAN SYMPOSIUM ON METABOLOMICS AND METABONOMICS, Liege, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (2011). POPs : Stay Off! Stay Away! Stay Alive! Human exposure and food control. Restek Advantage, 14-15.
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Focant, J.-F. (April 2011). POPs: Human exposure and food control. Paper presented at Monitoring dioxins in food and breast milk to prevent human health, Venice, Italy.

Focant, J.-F., & Patterson Jr. (April 2011). FMS Workshop - Latest advances in automated sample preparation. Paper presented at 6th Thermo High Res GC/MS Meeting on POPs in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada.

Bonneterre, Lacroix, Focant, J.-F., & Cocco. (April 2011). 3 cases of Non Hodgkin Lymphoma among welders exposed more than 10 years to a spray containing methylene chloride (dichloromethane). Paper presented at Tracing New Occupational Diseases ICOHSCOM, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (April 2011). Automated procedures in ISO17025 routine: Impact on the laboratory throughput. Paper presented at 6th Thermo High Res GC/MS Meeting on POPs in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2011). Emerging Hyphenated Analytical Techniques for POP’s. Paper presented at Laborama, Brussels, Belgium.

Viel, J.-F., Floret, N., Deconinck, E., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & Cahn, J.-Y. (February 2011). Increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and serum organochlorine concentrations among neighbors of a municipal solid waste incinerator. Environment International, 37 (2), 449-453. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2010.11.009
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Focant, J.-F. (February 2011). Analysis of pollutants with GcxGc-HRTOFMS. Paper presented at Mass Seminar at TNO Rijswijk, Rijswijk, Netherlands.

Konuspayeva, G., Faye, B., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2011). Levels and trends of PCDD/Fs and PCBs in camel milk (Camelus bactrianus and Camelus dromedarius) from Kazakhstan. Chemosphere, 85, 351-360. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.06.097
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Dumortier, P., Elskens, M., Focant, J.-F., Goeyens, L., Vandermeiren, K., & Pussemier, L. (2011). Dioxin Compounds Emissions to Agricultural Soils Through the Use of Fertilizers, Soil Conditioners and Sewage Sludge. Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 1796-1799.
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L'Homme, B., Brasseur, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2011). Innovative minimally-invasive analytical strategies for human biomonitoring: Measurement of toxicants in dried-blood spots. Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 1142-1145.
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Konuspeyeva, G., Faye, B., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2011). Levels of PCDD/Fs and PCBs in Camel Milk (Camelus Bactrianus and Camelus Dromedarius) from Kazakhstan. Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 468-471.
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Krumwiede, D., Mehlmann, Focant, J.-F., Patterson Jr, D., Turner, W., & D'Silva, K. (2011). Cryogenic Zone Compression Gas Chromatography Combined With High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (CZC GC-HRMS) - Approaches to Sub Femtogram Level Analysis of Dioxins. Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 2159-2161.
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Vandentoren, S., Frery, N., Bidondo, M., Eppe, G., Scholl, G., De Pauw, E., Saoudi, A., Oleko, A., & Focant, J.-F. (2011). Dioxins in Human Milk from Different Regions of France: Pilot of the French Longitudinal Study of Children (ELFE). Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 1626-1629.
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Focant, J.-F., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2011). Automated Procedures in Iso17025 Routine Dioxin Laboratory:Impact on the Throughput. Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 676-679.
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Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., de Koning, & Focant, J.-F. (January 2011). Forensic GCxGC-TOFMS study of cadaveric VOCs released by buried decaying pig carcasses. Paper presented at The second GCxGC Workshop will be held at the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F. (January 2011). Emerging Hyphenated Analytical Techniques for POPs'. Paper presented at Analyse quantitative – Couplage à la spectrométrie de masse, Rouen, France.

Focant, J.-F. (January 2011). Analytical Aspects of POPs. Paper presented at Health Canada seminar, Burlington, Canada.

Brasseur, C., PIRARD, C., & Focant, J.-F. (2011). Method for the Measurement of Dechlorane 602 in Human Serum. Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 1359-1362.
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Focant, J.-F. (2011). Dioxin2011 Highlights.

Patterson, D. G., Welch, S., Turner, W., Sjödin, A., & Focant, J.-F. (2011). Cryogenic zone compression for the measurement of dioxins in human serum by isotope dilution at the attogram level using modulated gas chromatography coupled to high resolution magnetic sector mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1218, 3274-3281. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2010.10.084
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Geeraerts, C., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., & Belpaire, C. (2011). Reproduction of European eel jeopardised by high levels of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs. Science of the Total Environment, 409, 4039-4047. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.05.046
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de Vos, J., Dixon, R., Vermeulen, G., Gorst-Allman, P., Cochran, J., Rohwer, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2011). Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (GCxGC-TOFMS) for Environmental Forensic Investigations in Developing Countries. Chemosphere, 82, 1230-1239. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.12.039
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Focant, J.-F., Welch, Turner, Sjodin, & Patterson Jr. (December 2010). Attogram level measurement of POPs in human: From adipose tissue to DBS. Paper presented at Workshop on non-invasive human biomonitoring COPHES, Brussels, Belgium.

Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., de Koning, & Focant, J.-F. (November 2010). Forensic GCxGC-TOFMS study of cadaveric VOCs released by buried decaying pig carcasses. Paper presented at Total Analytical Challenge 2010 (TAC2010), Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2010). Implementation of Automated Procedures in Routine at CART. Paper presented at EURL workshop, Liege, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (October 2010). A quick and dirty introduction to GCxGC. Paper presented at GC and GC/MS EUROTOUR, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., Scholl, G., De Pauw, E., & Eppe, G. (September 2010). PLE for extraction of dioxins in animal feed and ingredients. Organohalogen Compounds, 72, 475-480.
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Focant, J.-F., Geeraerts, C., Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., & Belpaire, C. (2010). Dioxin levels in European eels, a Belgian study. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Focant, J.-F., Windal, I., Vandevijvere, S., Maleki, M., Goscinny, S., Vinckx, C., Eppe, G., Hanot, V., & van Loco. (2010). Dietary intake of PCDD/F and dioxin-like PCB for the Belgian population. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Focant, J.-F. (September 2010). The Total Solution for Rapid Sample Preparation: The Procedure. Paper presented at Total Solutions for POPs Analysis Seminar Program Schedule, San Antonio, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (September 2010). Latest Developments in Sample Preparation Methods for Dioxins in Biological Samples. Paper presented at EXTECH 2010, Poland.

Dekeirsschieter, J., Brasseur, C., De Koning, S., Haubruge, E., & Focant, J.-F. (September 2010). The smell of death - a new method to detect buried remains: GCxGC-TOFMS. Paper presented at 20th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences of the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS), Sydney, Australia.

Focant, J.-F. (July 2010). Total Solution for Rapid Sample Preparation. Paper presented at Special Research Seminar Meeting POP network, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F., Shirkhan, & Patterson Jr. (June 2010). A ‘cook book’ method for dioxin & PCBs analysis. Poster session presented at Urban Environmental Pollution 2010, Boston, United States.

Focant, J.-F., & Patterson Jr. (June 2010). Investigations of the GCxGC-HRMS coupling. Paper presented at ISCC 2010, Riva del Garda, Italy.

Brasseur, C., Dekeirsschieter, J., Haubruge, E., de Koning, & Focant, J.-F. (June 2010). Forensic GCxGC-TOFMS study of cadaveric VOCs released by buried decaying pig carcasses. Paper presented at ISCC 2010, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2010). Some Analytical Aspects of GCxGC-(ID)MS. Paper presented at Séminaire GC/GC-MS Shimadzu, Brussels, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (April 2010). Analytical Aspects of POPs. Paper presented at 4th Annual Conference of the Network on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Brasseur, C., Hilton, Focant, J.-F., & Sjodin. (April 2010). Screening for organohalogen compounds in human blood plasma using GCxGC-TOFMS and scripting. Poster session presented at BSMS meeting 2010, Brussels, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., & Patterson Jr. (April 2010). Cryogenic Zone Compression for the Measurement of Dioxins. Paper presented at 5th Thermo Scientific High Resolution GC/MS Meeting on POPs With workshops on GCxGC and Sample Prep, Barcelona, Spain.

Focant, J.-F. (April 2010). Aqueous Sample Preparation by FMS. Paper presented at 5th Thermo Scientific High Resolution GC/MS Meeting on POPs With workshops on GCxGC and Sample Prep, Barcelona, Spain.

Focant, J.-F. (April 2010). PLE for Extraction of Dioxins in Animal Feed and Ingredients. Paper presented at 5th Thermo Scientific High Resolution GC/MS Meeting on POPs With workshops on GCxGC and Sample Pre, Barcelona, Spain.

Geraerts, C., Belpaire, C., Focant, J.-F., Covaci, A., Bervoerts, L., Parmentier, K., & de Temmerman, L. (April 2010). New and old contaminants in the River Meuse catchment. Paper presented at 3ème Symposium international de la Meuse, Liege, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2010). Recent Biomonitoring Data for POP Studies in food and human. Paper presented at Prevenire l'esposizione umana alle diossine con il controllo degli alimente e il biomonitoraggio cind 9, Venice, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2010). Some Analytical Aspects of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional GC (GCxGC) MS. Paper presented at Shimadzu Séminaire GC-GC/MS à l’Ulg, Liege, Belgium.

Kinet, De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2010). GCXGC coupled to fast scanning quadrupole MS for trace analysis of POPs. In Book of abstracts.
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Focant, J.-F., Shirkhan, & Patterson Jr. (2010). A ‘cook book’ method for dioxin analysis. In Book of abstract.
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Windal, I., Vandevijvere, S., Maleki, M., Goscinny, S., Vinkx, C., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Hanot, V., & Van Loco, J. (2010). Dietary intake of PCDD/Fs and dioxin-like PCBs of the Belgian Population. Chemosphere, 79, 334-340. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.01.031
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Focant, J.-F. (December 2009). GCxGC with TOFMS and qMS for POP Analyses. Paper presented at GCxGC Workshop MOE 2009, Toronto, Canada.

Brasseur, C., Hilton, Focant, J.-F., & sjodin. (December 2009). Screening for Organohalogen Compounds in Human Blood Plasma Using GCxGC-TOFMS and Scripting. Paper presented at GCxGC Workshop 2009 MOE, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F. (2009). Advanced approaches in POPs analysis. In RAFA 2009 Book of abstract.
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Focant, J.-F. (August 2009). Total Solution for Rapid Sample Preparation Procedure. Paper presented at FMS Workshop, Bejing, China.

Gorst-Allman, P., de Vos, J., Dixon, R., Vermeulen, G., Cochran, J., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2009). Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (GCxGC-TOFMS) for Environmental Forensic Investigations in Developing Countries. Paper presented at Separation Science Singapore Conference, Singapore, Malaysia.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2009). History and latest developments of FMS products. Paper presented at 2nd International Workshop on extraction and clean up, Liege, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2009). GCxGC-TOFMS for POP Analyses. Paper presented at 1st European Comprehensive GCxGC Workshop & Networking Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F., & Shirkhan. (May 2009). A total solution for the fast measurement of ultra-trace levels of dioxins and PCBs in food using automated hyphenated techniques. Paper presented at FDA Science Forum, DC, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2009). Emerging hyphenated analytical techniques for dioxins and PCBs. Paper presented at EURL meeting Community Reference Laboratory, Athens, Greece.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2009). The analytical chemistry of dioxins and PCBs. Paper presented at LECO Africo workshop and seminar, Pretoria, South Africa.

kinet, De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2009). GCxGC coupled to Fast Scanning Quadrupole MS for Selected POP Ultra-Trace Analysis. Paper presented at ISCC 2009, Portland, United States.

Focant, J.-F., & Eppe, G. (March 2009). Human Serum biomonitoring: Methodology and Intercalibration. Paper presented at Il biomonitoraggio per conoscere la nostra esposizione a diossine e POP's cind 8, Venice, Italy.

Kinet, De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2009). Comprehensive Two-Dimensionnal Gas Chromatography (GCxGC) coupled to Fast Scanning Quadrupole MS for PCB and Dioxin Analysis at Ultra-Trace Level. Paper presented at Dutch Mass Spectrometry Society (NVMS) and the Belgium Society for Mass Spectrometry (BSMS), Rolduc, Netherlands.

Focant, J.-F., & Shirkan, H. (2009). Cooking up a solution. Same-day testing of dioxins and PCBs for food safety is now feasible. Chromatography Techniques, 8-11.
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Focant, J.-F., Patetrson Jr, & Krumwiede. (March 2009). FMS Total Sample Preparation and Thermo Scientific Large Volume Injection. Paper presented at 3rd Thermo Scientific European High Resolution GC/MS Users Meeting, Rome, Italy.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2009). Plenary Talk: Fully Automated Sample Preparation for Same-Day POP Analysis using FMS Total-Prep System. Paper presented at 3rd European High Resolution GC/MS Users Meeting, Rome, Italy.

Baier, H.-U., & Focant, J.-F. (2009). Qualitative and quantitative analysis of PCBs using EI and NCI mode with a rapid scanning quadrupole mass spectrometer. LCGC Europe, 36-37.
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Focant, J.-F. (2009). Engagements Pédagogiques Chimie Bac 1 ‘Sciences de la Vie’. (ULiège - Université de Liège, Activité CDS IFRES 20).

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (January 2009). GCxGC-TOFMS for metabolomic profiling. Paper presented at First Belgian Symposium on Metabolomics and Metabonomics, Mons, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., Shirkhan, H., & Patterson, D. G. (2009). One step closer to a cook book method for dioxin analysis part 1: The procedure. Organohalogen Compounds, 71, 002438-002443.
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Kinet, C., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2009). GCxGC coupled to fast scanning quadrupole MS for trace analysis of POPs. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 002474-002478.
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Focant, J.-F., Shirkhan, H., Patterson, D. G., Sadeghi, K., & Germansderfer, P.-M. (2009). One step closer to a cook book method for dioxin analysis part 2: Analysis of food samples. Organohalogen Compounds, 71, 002460-002465.
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Scippo, M.-L., Brose, F., Focant, J.-F., Bertran, E., Gallardo, W., Rybertt, S., Pilleux, L., Gomez, J., & Lopez Sierra, M. (2009). Levels of dioxin in serum of pregnant women living nearby a paper mill industry, in the province of Valdivia, Chili. Organohalogen Compounds, 71, 002172-002176.
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Focant, J.-F. (January 2009). Nouvelles techniques de couplage pour l’analyse des POP. Paper presented at NRL workshop.

Scippo, M.-L., Brose, F., Focant, J.-F., Bertran, Gallardo, Rybertt, Pilleux, Gomez, & Lopez Sierra. (2009). Levels of dioxin in serum of pregnant women living nearby a paper mill industry, in the province of Valdivia, Chile. Organohalogen Compounds, 71, 2172-2176.
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Scholl, G., Scippo, M.-L., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & Eppe, G. (2009). Validation of a sub-room temperature ID-SPME-GC-MS method for the analysis of furan in food. Poster session presented at 4th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA 2009), Prague, Czechia.

Semard, G., Adahchour, M., & Focant, J.-F. (2009). Basic Instrumentation for GCxGC. In L. Ramos, Comprehensive Two Dimensional Gas Chromatography (pp. 15-48). Elsevier.

Focant, J.-F. (2008). Enseigner la Chimie en Bac 1 pour les ‘Sciences de la Vie’. (ULiège - Université de Liège).

Focant, J.-F. (November 2008). New Combination Techniques in Dioxin Analysis. Lab Info, 3, 24-30.

Focant, J.-F. (August 2008). Automated Extraction and Clean-up for the Measurement of Dioxins and PCBs in Food and Feed. Paper presented at FMS workshop, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F. (July 2008). GCxGC-qMS for the Measurement of Dioxins and PCBs in Food and Feed. Paper presented at Shimadzu European Research Center, Duisburg, Germany.

Patterson Jr, Welch, Turner, & Focant, J.-F. (June 2008). Cryogenic Zone Compression for the Measurement of Dioxins in Human Serum at Attogram Level by GCxGC-IDHRMS. Paper presented at 32nd ISCC.

Focant, J.-F. (June 2008). Automated Extraction and Clean-up for the Measurement of Dioxins and PCBs in Food, Feed, Feed-Additives for EU Regulation. Paper presented at 1st Dresden Workshop on Extraction and Cleanup, Dresden, Germany.

Focant, J.-F. (2008). Stratégie d'analyse des dioxines et PCBs par GC-IDHRMS et techniques alternatives. (XIIIème Rencontres du Club Jeune de la Société Française de Spectrométrie de Masse).

Focant, J.-F. (2008). Dioxin Analyses in practice. (NMISA South Africa).

Focant, J.-F. (February 2008). GCxGC-TOFMS for the Measurement of Dioxins in environmental samples. Paper presented at Analytical nanotech ltd R&D, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2008). GCxGC-TOFMS for environmental forensic. Paper presented at South African Forensic Police Laboratory, Pretoria, South Africa.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2008). Validation of GCxGC-TOFMS methods. Paper presented at National Metrological Institute of South Africa, Prétoria, South Africa.

Focant, J.-F. (2008). Emerging hyphenated analytical techniques for POPs. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 000701-000705.
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Focant, J.-F., Geererts, C., Eppe, G., & Belpaire, C. (2008). Levels of PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs in Belgian river eel specimen. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 001157-001160.
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Scholl, G., & De Pauw, E. (2008). Optimization and validation of a parallel PLE procedure for the extraction of ultra-trace levels of PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs in biological matrices and guar gum. In Book of abstracts.
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Eppe, G., Dupas, D., Chisacof, I., Pellé Duporté, D., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2008). Serum dioxin and PCB levels among PCB waste processing plant workers. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 001313-001316.
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2008). Analytical Measurement and Levelsof Dioxins and PCBs in Biological Samples. In B. Faye & Y. Sinyavskiy, Impact of Pollution on Animal Products (pp. 17-39). Springer Science.

Sjodin, A., Papke, O., McGahee, E., Focant, J.-F., Jones, R. S., Pless-Mulloli, T., Toms, L.-M. L., Herrmann, T., Muller, J., Needham, L. L., & Patterson, D. G. (2008). Concentration of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in household dust from various countries. Chemosphere, 73 (1 Suppl), 131-6. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2007.08.075
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Gorst-Allman, P., Dixon, R., Vermeulen, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2008). Recent Advances in the Analysis of Dioxins by Comprehensive Two Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GCxGC) Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (TOFMS). Paper presented at ChromSAAMS 08, Limpopo, South Africa.

Scippo, M.-L., Eppe, G., Saegerman, C., Scholl, G., De Pauw, E., Maghuin-Rogister, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2008). Persistent organochlorine pollutants, dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls. In Contaminant and Residue Analysis, Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry of Elsevier (pp. 457-506). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.

Eppe, G., Scholl, G., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2007). Validation of a pressurised liquid extraction (PLE) multi-columns low pressure LC coupled to GC-HRMS for PCDD/Fs and dioxin-like PCBs in guar gum. In RAFA 2007 Book of abstracts.
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (October 2007). Emerging hyphenated and comprehensive multi-dimensional techniques for the measurement of persistant organic pollutants (POPs). Paper presented at 5th International Conference on Instrumental Methods of Analysis IMA 2007.

Focant, J.-F. (2007). 1) Some Analytical Aspects of Dioxin and PCB Analyses in Biological Specimens, 2)Levels and Trends in Food and Human for Dioxins and PCBs in the EU. (Université Al Farabi KZ).

PIRARD, C., Widart, J., Nguyen, B. K., Deleuze, C., Heudt, L., Haubruge, E., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (08 June 2007). Development and validation of a multi-residue method for pesticide determination in honey using on-column liquid-liquid extraction and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1152 (1-2), 116-123. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2007.03.035
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PIRARD, C., & Focant, J.-F. (June 2007). A Global Procedure for the Measurement of Selected POPs in Food. Paper presented at European Waters-Restek seminar tour, Paris, France.

Focant, J.-F., & PIRARD, C. (June 2007). A Global Procedure for the Measurement of Selected POPs in Food. Paper presented at European Waters-Restek seminar tour, Nice, France.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2007). On-Line Sample Preparation and Emerging Hyphenated Techniques for the Measurement of POPs in Food. Paper presented at European Tour Waters-restek seminars, Munich, Germany.

Focant, J.-F. (May 2007). On-Line Sample Preparation for the Measurement of Selected POPs in Food. Paper presented at European Tour Water-Restek seminars, Berlin, Germany.

Focant, J.-F., Cash, Turner, & Patterson Jr. (April 2007). A New PLE Approach for Measurement of Dioxin and PCBs in Biological Samples. Paper presented at 2nd Network POPs Conference UK, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F. (March 2007). Emerging Hyphenated and Comprehensive Multi-Dimensional Techniques for the Measurement of POPs in Food. Paper presented at 7th Seminar Meeting of NERC Knowledge Transfer Network on POPs, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Kirsch, S., Widart, J., Louette, J., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2007). Development of an absolute quantification method targeting growth hormone biomarkers using liquid chromatography coupled to isotope dilution mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1153 (1-2), 300-6. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2007.03.058
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Frery, N., Zegnoun, N., Sarter, H., Volatier, J. L., Falq, G., Pascal, M., Grange, D., Schmitt, M., Berat, B., Fabre, P., Guillois-Becel, Y., Noury, U., Pouey, J., Mathieu, A., Heymann, C., Lucas, N., Thebault, A., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., & Salines, G. (2007). Confounding factors influencing serum dioxin concentrations in the French dioxin and incinerators study. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 1013-1016.
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Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2007). Worldwilde interlaboratory study on PCDDs, PCDFs, dioxin-like PCBs marker PCBs and PBDEs in human plasma. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 1276-1280.
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Zeghnoun, A., Pascal, M., Frery, N., Sarter, H., Falq, G., Focant, J.-F., & Eppe, G. (2007). Dealing with the non-detected and non-quantified data. The example of the serum dioxin data in the French dioxin and incinerators study. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 2288-2291.
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Pascal, M., Eppe, G., Zeghnoun, A., Falq, G., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., Massart, A.-C., & Frery, N. (2007). Data quality of the serum analysis of PCDD, PCDF and PCB in the French dioxin and incinerators study. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 2284-2287.
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Focant, J.-F., Scholl, G., De Pauw, E., & Eppe, G. (2007). Optimization of a parellel PLE procedure for the extraction of PCDDs and PCDFs in sepiolite. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 1130-1133.
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Grange, D., Volatier, J. L., Frery, N., Zeghnoun, A., Sarter, H., Falq, G., Pascal, M., Schmitt, M., Berat, B., Fabre, P., Guillois-Becel, Y., Noury, U., Pouey, J., Mathieu, A., Heymann, C., Lucas, N., Thebault, A., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., & Salines, G. (2007). Dietary habits and self-production of foods of individuals participating in the French dioxin and incinerators study. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 1009-1012.
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Focant, J.-F., Cash, T. P., Turner, W. E., Shirkhan, H., Sadeghi, K., & Patterson, D. G. (2007). Investigation of the capabilities of a new parallel pressurized liquid extraction (PLE) system for dioxins and PCBs in biological samples. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 481-484.
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Frery, N., Zeghnoun, A., Sarter, H., Volatier, J. L., Falq, G., Pascal, M., Grange, D., Schmitt, M., Berat, B., Fabre, P., Guillois-Becel, Y., Noury, U., Pouey, J., Mathieu, A., Heymann, C., Lucas, N., Thebault, A., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., & Salines, G. (2007). Exposure factors influencing serum dioxin concentrations in the French dioxin and incinerators study. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 1017-1020.
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Scippo, M.-L., & De Pauw, E. (2007). Methodologies for Measurement of Dioxins in Food. In van Peteghem, de Saeger, & Daeseleire, Platform for Scientific Concertation: Food Safety (pp. 149-168). Belgium: Belspo.

Fierens, S., Mairesse, H., Heilier, J.-F., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., & Bernard, A. (2007). Impact of iron and steel industry and waste incinerators on human exposure to dioxins, PCBs, and heavy metals: results of a cross-sectional study in Belgium. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Part A, 70 (3-4), 222-6. doi:10.1080/15287390600884628
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Zeghnoun, A., Frery, N., Volatier, J. L., Falq, G., Pascal, M., Sarter, M., Eppe, G., & Focant, J.-F. (2007). Factors explaining variation in serum dioxin concentrations for the specific congeners in the French dioxin and incinerators study. Organohalogen Compounds, 69, 2295-2298.
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Widart, J., Nguyen, B. K., Deleuze, C., Heudt, L., PIRARD, C., Haubruge, E., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (November 2006). Multi-Group Pesticide Measurements in Bees and Related Products by On-Column LLE and GC- or LC-MS/MS. Paper presented at 4th European Conference on Pesticides and Related. Organic Compounds.

Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., Scholl, G., PIRARD, C., & De Pauw, E. (13 October 2006). High-throughput biomonitoring of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls at the sub-picogram level in human serum. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1130 (1), 97-107. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2006.05.098
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Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (September 2006). Hyphenated Techniques for the Measurement of POPs in Biological Matrices. Poster session presented at SFSM Nantes 2006, Nantes, France.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (June 2006). Emerging Hyphenated and Comprehensive Multi-Dimensional Techniques for the Measurement of POPs in Food. Paper presented at ISCC 2006, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

PIRARD, C., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2006). Suitability of tandem-in-time mass spectrometry for polybrominated diphenylether measurement in fish and shellfish samples: Comparison with high resolution mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1115 (1-2), 125-132. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2006.02.074
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., Scholl, G., PIRARD, C., & De Pauw, E. (2006). Measurement of dioxin and PCB PPT levels in human serum by SPE-LC-GC-IDHRMS for high throughput epidemiological studies. In Book of abstarcts.
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Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., Massart, A.-C., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2006). On-line PLE-LC sample preparation for the measurement of dioxins and WHO-PCBs in food and feed. In Book of abstracts.
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Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2006). Multi-levels internal quality control for monitoring of PCDD/F and DL-PCB in serum samples as a tool for trends analysis. Organohalogen Compounds, 68, 1376-1379.
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Patterson, D. G., Welch, S. M., Focant, J.-F., & Turner, W. E. (2006). The use of various gas chromatography and mass spectrometry techniques for human biomonitoring studies. Organohalogen Compounds, 68, 932.
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Fierens, S., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., Heillier, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & Bernard, A. (2006). Five year follow-up of dioxin and PCB body burden of residents living in the vinicity of a MSWI in Wallonia, Belgium. Organohalogen Compounds, 68, 468-471.
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., scholl, G., Pirard, C., & De Pauw, E. (2006). Biomonitoring of dioxins and PCBs in human serum: SPE-LC-GC-IDHRMS for high throughput sub-PPT level measurements. Organohalogen Compounds, 68, 928-931.
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Scippo, M.-L., Rybertt, M. S., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., De Pauw, E., & Maghuin-Rogister, G. (2006). Strategy for DR-CALUX dioxin screening in feed under EC regulation. Organohalogen Compounds, 68, 1287-1290.
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Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2006). High-Resolution GC Coupled to High-Resolution MS in the Analysis of Dioxins and Related Substances, Principles and Applications. In W. M. A. Niessen, The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry, Volume 8, Hyphenated Methods. Elsevier.

Sjödin, A., Päpke, O., Focant, J.-F., Jones, R. S., Pless-Mulloli, T., Toms, L.-M. L., Hermann, T., Mueller, J., Needham, L. L., & Patterson, D. G. (2006). Concentration of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in Household Dust from Various Countries Is Dust a Major Source of Human Exposure? Organohalogen Compounds, 68, 2181-2185.
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Focant, J.-F., Sjodin, A., & Patterson, D. G. (2006). Human Biomonitoring of Persistent Toxicants using Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography and Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. In W. M. A. Niessen, The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry, Volume 8, Hyphenated Methods (pp. 553-564). Elsevier.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (November 2005). Measurement of dioxin and PCB PPT levels in human serum by SPE-LC-GC-IDHRMS for high throughput epidemiological studies. Poster session presented at RAFA 2005, Prague, Czechia.

Pirard, C., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., Fierens, S., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (01 July 2005). Environmental and human impact of an old-timer incinerator in terms of dioxin and PCB level: A case study. Environmental Science and Technology, 39 (13), 4721-4728. doi:10.1021/es0481981
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Focant, J.-F., shirkhan, & De Pauw, E. (May 2005). On-line automated pressurized liquid extraction multi-step clean-up and fractionation for the measurement of dioxins and PCBs in food and feed. Paper presented at IMA 2005, Keraklion, Greece.

Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (04 March 2005). Recent advances in mass spectrometric measurement of dioxins. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1067 (1-2), 265-275. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2004.10.095
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Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., Scippo, M.-L., Massart, A.-C., PIRARD, C., Maghuin-Rogister, G., & De Pauw, E. (March 2005). GCXGC-TOFMS, PTVLV-GC-MS/MS and DR-CALUX as screening and alternatives techniques to GC/HRMS for quantitative measurement of dioxins in food and feed. Poster session presented at 3rd AOAC Europe-Eurachem Symposium, Brussels, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (February 2005). Measurement of Dioxins and WHO-PCBs in Foodstuffs using GCxGC-IDTOFMS. Paper presented at GCxGC international user meeting, Prague, Czechia.

Widart, J., Nguyen, B. K., Deleuze, C., Heudt, L., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & Haubruge, E. (2005). Honey bee (Apis mellifera) mortality: determination of up to 50 pesticides in honey and beeswax by LC-MS/MS and GC-MS detection. In proceedings of the Symposium Entomology in Belgium.
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Widart, J., Nguyen, B. K., Deleuze, C., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., Haubruge, E., & De Pauw, E. (2005). Development of a quantification method for up to 50 pesticides in honey and beeswax by LC-MS/MS and GC-MS detection. Organohalogen Compounds, 153-156.
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Patterson, D. G., Welch, S., Turner, W., & Focant, J.-F. (2005). The Use of Cryogenic Zone Compression for the Measurement of POPs in Human Serum at Attogram Levels by GCxGC/ID-HRMS. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 107-109.
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Scippo, M.-L., Massart, A.-C., Pirard, C., Maghuin-Rogister, G., & De Pauw, E. (2005). Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with isotope dilution time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the measurement of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls in foodstuffs - Comparison with other methods. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1086 (1-2), 45-60. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2005.05.090
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Scippo, M.-L., Massart, A.-C., Pirard, C., Maghuin-Rogister, G., & De Pauw, E. (2005). GCxGC-IDTOFMS for the measurement of dioxins and PCBs in foodstuffs: a comparison with GC-IDHRMS, GC-IDQISTMS/MS, and DR-CALUX. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 85-90.
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Pirard, C., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2005). Evaluation of GC-MS/MS for determination of PBDEs in fish and shellfish samples. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 171-174.
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Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., Scippo, M.-L., Massart, A.-C., Pirard, C., Maghuin-Rogister, G., & De Pauw, E. (2005). GCXGC-TOFMS, PTVLV-GC-MS/MS and DR-CALUX as screening and alternatives techniques to GC/HRMS for quantitative measurement of dioxins in food and feed. Poster session presented at 3rd AOAC Europe-Eurachem Symposium, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Scippo, M.-L., Rybertt, S., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., De Pauw, E., & Maghuin-Rogister, G. (2005). Evaluation of the DR-CALUX screening of food and feed, according to regulation levels including DL-PCB. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 1397-1402.
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Fierens, S., Heilier, J.-F., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & Bernard, A. (2005). Decrease of serum concentrations of dioxins and PCBs in Belgium between 2000 and 2003. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 1530-1532.
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Van Cleuvenbergen, R., Santos, J., Eppe, G., Wilberg, K., Haglund, P., & Focant, J.-F. (2005). Performance of GC-LRMS/MS and GCxGC methods for compliance monitoring of the PCDD/F-TEQ and the total TEQ in food and feed. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 388-391.
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Eppe, G., Carbonnelle, S., Hellebosch, L., De Maulenaer, B., Ayala, J. V., De Greyt, W., Verhé, R., Goeyens, L., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2005). Removal of PCDD/Fs and DL-PCBs from fish oil by activated carbon: Compliance with European Legislation. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 1412-1416.
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Brenez, C., Cellier, N., Gerkens, P., Mazzuchelli, G., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C. (2005). Identification of Potential Biomarkers of Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell intoxication by dioxins. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 2399-2403.
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Scippo, M.-L., Rybertt, S., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., De Pauw, E., & Maghuin-Rogister, G. (2005). Evaluation of the DR-CALUX assay for screening of dioxins, furans and dioxin-like PCBs in food and feed: comparison of different approaches to correct raw data. Poster session presented at 2nd International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis, Prague, Czechia.

Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., Massart, A.-C., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2005). Integrated PLE-multi step automated clean-up and fractionation for the measurement of dioxins and PCBs in food and feed. Organohalogen Compounds, 67, 261-264.
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Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (December 2004). Measurement of Dioxins and WHO-PCBs in Foodstuffs using GCxGC-IDTOFMS. Paper presented at First GCxGC European meeting, MGB, Germany.

Focant, J.-F., Sjodin, A., Turner, W. E., & Patterson, D. G. (01 November 2004). Measurement of selected polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polybrominated and polychlorinated biphenyls, and organochlorine pesticides in human serum and milk using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography isotope dilution time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 76 (21), 6313-6320. doi:10.1021/ac048959i
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Focant, J.-F., sjodin, Turner, & Patterson Jr. (September 2004). Measurement of Halogenated Contaminants in Human Serum and Milk using GCxGC-IDTOFMS. Paper presented at second GCxGC international symposium, Atlanta, United States.

Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., & De Pauw, E. (08 August 2004). Automated sample preparation-fractionation for the measurement of dioxins and related compounds in biological matrices: a review [letter to the editor]. Talanta, 63 (5), 1101-1113. doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2004.05.025
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Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., & De Pauw, E. (08 August 2004). PTV-LV-GC/MS/MS as screening and complementary method to HRMS for the monitoring of dioxin levels in food and feed. Talanta, 63 (5), 1135-1146. doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2004.05.056
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Focant, J.-F., Reiner, E. J., MacPherson, K., Kolic, T., Sjödin, A., Patterson, D. G., Reese, S. L., Dorman, F. L., & Cochran, J. (08 August 2004). Measurement of PCDDs, PCDFs, and non-ortho-PCBs by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-isotope dilution time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC x GC-IDTOFMS). Talanta, 63 (5), 1231-1240. doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2004.05.043
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Focant, J.-F., Sjödin, A., & Patterson, D. G. (25 June 2004). Improved separation of the 209 polychlorinated biphenyl congeners using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1040 (2), 227-238. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2004.04.003
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sjodin, Papke, Mc Gahee, Jones, Lapeza, Focant, J.-F., Wang, Needham, Herrmann, & Patterson Jr. (June 2004). Concentration of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in House Hold Dust – Inhalation a Potential Route of Human Exposure. Poster session presented at The Third International Workshop on Brominated Flame Retardants in the Environment, Toronto, Canada.

Dorman, Reiner, Mc Pherson, Cochran, & Focant, J.-F. (June 2004). Improved Separation and Quantification of Dioxin and Furan Congeners Using Novel Low-Bleed Capillary Gas Chromatography Columns and Mass Spectrometry. Paper presented at ISCC 2004, Riva Del Garda, Italy.

Focant, J.-F., Sjodin, Turner, & Patterson Jr. (May 2004). Measurement of Selected Halogenated Contaminants in Human Serum and Milk using Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography and Isotope Dilution Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Paper presented at Enviroanalysis 2004, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (April 2004). Automated extraction and clean-up system for liquid materials. Paper presented at Joint dioxin symposium, Beijing, China.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (April 2004). Automated extraction and clean-up system for solid materials. Paper presented at Joint Dioxin Symposium, Shangai, China.

Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., Massart, A.-C., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2004). Measurement of dioxins and WHO PCBs in foodstuffs using GCxGC-IDTOFMS. Paper presented at Seconf international GCxGC symposium, Atlanta, United States.

Sjodin, Jones, Lapeza, Focant, J.-F., McGahee, & Patterson Jr. (2004). Semiautomated High-Throughput Extraction and Cleanup Method for the Measurement of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers, Polybrominated Biphenyls, and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Human Serum. Analytical Chemistry, 76, 1921-1927. doi:10.1021/ac030381+
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PIRARD, C., Focant, J.-F., Massart, A.-C., De Pauw, E., & Eppe, G. (2004). Assessment of the impact of an old MSWI. Part 2: Level of PCDD/Fs AND PCBs in serum of people living in its vicinity. Organohalogen Compounds, 2653-2656.
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Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., & De Pauw, E. (January 2004). Levels of PCDDs, PCDFs and PCBs in Belgian and international fast food samples. Chemosphere, 54 (1), 137-142. doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(03)00656-8
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Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., Massart, A.-C., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2004). Measurement of dioxins and WHO PCBs in foodstuffs using GCxGC-IDTOFMs. Organohalogen Compounds, 66, 804-811.
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Pirard, C., Focant, J.-F., Massart, A.-C., & De Pauw, E. (2004). Assessment of the impact of an old MSWI. Part1 : Level of PCDD/Fs and PCBs in surrounding soils and eggs. Organohalogen Compounds, 66, 2059-2063.
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Dorman, F., Reese, S., Reiner, E., MacPherson, K., Focant, J.-F., & Cochran, J. (2004). Improved separation and quantification of dioxin and furan congeners using Novel low-bleed capillary gas chromatography columns and mass spectrometry. Organohalogen Compounds, 66, 821-824.
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Fierens, S., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & Bernard, A. (2004). Contribution of tobacco smoking to dioxin accumulation: opposite effects according to gender. Organohalogen Compounds, 66, 2518-2523.
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Sjödin, Päpke, O., McGaheeIII, E., Jones, R., Focant, J.-F., Pless-Mulloli, T., Toms, L.-M., Wang, R., Zhang, Y., Needham, L., Hermann, T., & Patterson, D. G. (2004). Concentration of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in house hold dust from various countries - inhalation a potential route of human exposure. Organohalogen Compounds, 66, 3770-3775.
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Focant, J.-F., Cochran, J. W., Dimandja, J.-M. D., De Pauw, E., Sjödin, A., Turner, W. E., & Patterson, D. G. (2004). High-throughput analysis of human serum for selected polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by gas chromatography-isotope dilution time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC-IDTOFMS). Analyst, 129 (4), 331-336. doi:10.1039/b313675b
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Focant, J.-F., Sjödin, A., & Patterson, D. G. (2004). Improved separation of the 209 PCBs using GCxGC-TOFMS. Organohalogen Compounds, 66, 812-820.
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Cochran, J., Focant, J.-F., Sjödin, A., Patterson, D. G., Reiner, E., MacPherson, K., Kölic, T., Dorman, F., & Reese, S. (2004). GCxGC-TOFMS of chlorinated dioxins and furans in environmental samples. Organohalogen Compounds, 66, 833-838.
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Focant, J.-F., sjodin, A., Turner, W., & Patterson, D. G. (2004). Measurement of selected halogenated contaminants in human serum and milk using GCxGC-IDTOFMS. Organohalogen Compounds, 251-256.
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Sjodin, A., Jones, R. S., Focant, J.-F., Lapeza, C. R., Wang, R. Y., McGahee, E. E., Zhang, Y., Turner, W. E., Slazik, B., Needham, L. L., & Patterson, D. G. (2004). Retrospective Time-Trend Study of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether and Polybrominated and Polychlorinated Biphenyl Levels in Human Serum from the United States. Environmental Health Perspectives, 112, 654-658. doi:10.1289/ehp.6826
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Sjodin, A., McGahee, E. E., Focant, J.-F., Jones, R. S., Lapeza, C. R., Zhang, Y., & Patterson, D. G. (2004). Semiautomated High-Throughput Extraction and Cleanup Method for the Measurement of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers and Polybrominated and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Breast Milk. Analytical Chemistry, 76, 4508-4514. doi:10.1021/ac0495384
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Fierens, S., Mairesse, H., Heilier, J. F., De Burbure, C., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., & Bernard, A. (November 2003). Dioxin/polychlorinated biphenyl body burden, diabetes and endometriosis: findings in a population-based study in Belgium. Biomarkers: Biochemical Indicators of Exposure, Response, and Susceptibility to Chemicals, 8 (6), 529-534. doi:10.1080/1354750032000158420
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Eppe, G., PIRARD, C., Massart, A.-C., Focant, J.-F., Xhrouet, C., & De Pauw, E. (September 2003). Development of alternative ion trap MS/MS method for organochlorine and organobromine compounds in food and environmental matrices. Poster session presented at International Mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC. 2003), Edimbourg, United Kingdom.

Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., De Pauw, E., & shirkhan. (September 2003). Universal Automated Extraction and Clean-up System for Dioxin and PCB analysis in Food and Feed. Poster session presented at AOAC meeting 2003, Atlanta, United States.

PIRARD, C., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (August 2003). Comprehensive Analysis of PBDEs, PCDD/Fs and PCBs. Paper presented at BFR 2003, Burlington, Canada.

Fierens, S., Mairesse, H., Hermans, C., Bernard, A., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (25 July 2003). Dioxin accumulation in residents around incinerators. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Part A, 66 (14), 1287-1293. doi:10.1080/15287390306391
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Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., Massart, A.-C., & De Pauw, E. (July 2003). Survey of commercial pasteurised cows' milk in Wallonia (Belgium) for the occurrence of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls. Chemosphere, 52 (4), 725-733. doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(03)00127-9
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Patterson Jr, & Focant, J.-F. (June 2003). Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography Time-of-Flight Mass. Paper presented at DLS CDC presentation, Atlanta, United States.

Pirard, C., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (May 2003). New strategy for comprehensive analysis of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls by gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography. A, 998 (1-2), 169-181. doi:10.1016/S0021-9673(03)00611-3
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Focant, J.-F., Sjodin, Needham, & Patterson Jr. (March 2003). Analysis of selected halogenated contaminants using SBSE-TD-PTV-GCxGC-IDTOFMS. Poster session presented at First international GCxGc conference, Volendam, Netherlands.

SjÖdin, A., Jones, R. S., Lapeza, C., McGahee, E., Dublin, G., Patterson, D. G., & Focant, J.-F. (2003). Semi-automated high throughput extraction and cleanup method for the analysis of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polybrominated, and polychlorinated biphenyls in human serum. Organohalogen Compounds, 60, 412-415.
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Dimandja, Clouden, Colon, Focant, J.-F., Cabey, & Parry. (2003). Standardized test mixture for the characterization of comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography columns: the Phillips mix. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1019, 261-272. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2003.09.027
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Focant, J.-F. (2003). Génération non-intentionnelle de polluants: Le cas des dioxines. Techniques de l'Industrie Minérale, 18, p. 69-74.

Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., & De Pauw, E. (2003). Levels of PCDDs, PCDFs and PCBs in International Fast Food Samples. Organohalogen Compounds, 60-65, 49-52.
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PIRARD, C., De Pauw, E., & Focant, J.-F. (2003). Levels of selected PBDEs and PCBs in Belgian human milk. Organohalogen Compounds, 61, 263-266.
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Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., Eppe, G., Shirkhan, H., & De Pauw, E. (2003). Universal integrated extraction and clean-up system for the measurement of trace levels of halogenated pollutant in biological fluids and solids. Organohalogen Compounds, 60, 420-423.
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Fierens, S., Mairesse, H., Heilier, H., Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., & Bernard, A. (2003). Increased dioxin/PCB body burden in diabetics: findings in a population-based study in Belgium. Organohalogen Compounds, 60-65, 449-452.
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Focant, J.-F., Sjödin, A., & Patterson, D. G. (2003). Application of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography-Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (GCxGC-IDTOFMS) for the Enhanced Measurement of selected POPs. Organohalogen Compounds, 60, 391-394.
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PIRARD, C., Focant, J.-F., Massart, A.-C., & De Pauw, E. (2003). Measurable impact of an old MSWI on the level of dioxins in free-range chickens and eggs grown in its vicinity. Organohalogen Compounds, 60-65, 158-161.
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Patterson, D. G., Turner, W. E., Sjödin, A., Focant, J.-F., Grainger, J., & Needham, L. L. (2003). Fast, sensitive, and comprehensive analytical methods including three-dimensional analysis (GCXGC-TOFMS) for measuring halogenated persistent organic pollutants. Organohalogen Compounds, 60-65, 387-390.
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Sjödin, A., Jones, R. S., Lapeza, C., Focant, J.-F., Wang, R., Turner, W. E., Needham, L. L., & Patterson, D. G. (2003). Retrospective time trend study of brominated flame retardants and polychlorinated biphenyls in human serum from various regions of the United States, 1985-2002. Organohalogen Compounds, 61, 1-4.
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Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (05 September 2002). Fast automated extraction and clean-up of biological fluids for polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls analysis. Journal of Chromatography. B, Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences, 776 (2), 199-212. doi:10.1016/S1570-0232(02)00343-4
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Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., Thielen, C., & De Pauw, E. (September 2002). Levels and profiles of PCDDs, PCDFs and cPCBs in Belgian breast milk. Estimation of infant intake. Chemosphere, 48 (8), 763-770. doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(02)00140-6
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., PIRARD, C., Massart, A.-C., André, J.-E., & De Pauw, E. (July 2002). Levels and congener distributions of PCDDs, PCDFs and non-ortho PCBs in Belgian foodstuffs - Assessment of dietary intake. Chemosphere, 48 (2), 167-179. doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(02)00104-2
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Focant, J.-F. (May 2002). One step extraction and clean-up system for dioxin and PCB analyses. Paper presented at Enviroanalysis 2002, Toronto, Canada.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (May 2002). High Capacity Disposable Silica Columns (HCDS) instead of GPC for Automated Clean-up of Biological Fatty Matrices in PCDD/Fs and PCBs Analysis. Paper presented at First Taiwan food-feed conference, Taipei, Taiwan.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (May 2002). One Step Extraction & Clean-up System for Dioxin & PCB Analysis (Biological Samples). Paper presented at First Taiwan food feed symposium, Taipei, Taiwan.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (April 2002). Application of Different MS Types in Environmental Analysis : Dioxins and PCBs. Paper presented at I reunion nacional de espectrometria de masas, Madrid, Spain.

Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (March 2002). Strategies for rapid sample preparation and analysis of dioxins in biological samples. Paper presented at PITTCON 2002, New Orleans, United States.

Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., Grainger, Patterson Jr, & Dimandja. (March 2002). Time-Compressed Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Biological Samples by Gas Chromatography/Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Paper presented at PITTCON 2002.

Focant, J.-F. (2002). Which tools for dioxin analyses? (Séminaire de thèse ULg).

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2002). Easy access multi-cartridge extraction and clean-up assembly for specific isolation of dioxins in biological fluids. Organohalogen Compounds, 55, 77-80.
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Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2002). Automated sample preparation using SPE-LC coupling for dioxin analysis in biological fluids. Poster session presented at HTC-7, Brugge, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F. (2002). Dioxins and Related Compounds in Biological Samples, Development and Application of Rapid Analytical Methods. Unpublished doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
Jury: De Pauw, E. (Promotor).

Pirard, C., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (January 2002). An improved clean-up strategy for simultaneous analysis of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDD), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDF), and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in fatty food samples. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 372 (2), 373-381. doi:10.1007/s00216-001-1181-y
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Focant, J.-F., Shirkhan, H., & De Pauw, E. (2002). On-line automated PLE and multi-column clean-up system for PCDD/Fs and PCB analysis in food samples. Organohalogen Compounds, 55, 33-36.
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Fierens, S., Mairesse, H., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., & Bernard, A. (2002). PCDD/F and non-ortho PCB body burden of the general population in Wallonia, Belgium: impact of different sources of environmental pollution. Organohalogen Compounds, 55, 243-245.
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Focant, J.-F., Pirard, C., Douny, C., Scippo, M.-L., De Pauw, E., & Maghuin-Rogister, G. (2002). Assesment of the situation, three years later, on 'the Belgian Dioxin Crisis'. Probable impact on the health of the Belgian population. Annales de Médecine Vétérinaire, 146 (6, DEC-JAN), 321-327.
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Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., Thielen, C., & De Pauw, E. (November 2001). Levels and Profile of PCDD/Fs and cPCBs in Walloon Breast Milk from Industrial Area. Poster session presented at Dioxin in the air, Brugge, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., Grainger, Patterson Jr, & Dimandja. (September 2001). Time-Compressed Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Biological Samples by Gas Chromatography/Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Poster session presented at BSMS 2001, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (September 2001). Toward Biological or Physico-chemical Screening for Dioxins ? Paper presented at BSMS meeting 2001, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., Pirard, C., & De Pauw, E. (03 August 2001). Fast Clean-up for Polychlorinated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins, Dibenzofurans and Coplanar Polychlorinated Biphenyls Analysis of High-Fat-Content Biological Samples. Journal of Chromatography. A, 925 (1-2), 207-21. doi:10.1016/S0021-9673(01)01047-0
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Focant, J.-F. (July 2001). Levels and Congener Distributions of PCDDs, PCDFs and cPCBs in Belgian Foodstuffs. Assessment of Dietary Intake. Paper presented at DLS NCEH division presentation at CDC, Atlanta, United States.

Focant, J.-F., Dimandja, Grainger, Clouden, & Patterson Jr. (March 2001). Application of the comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography for the enhanced analysis of halogenated environmental pollutants. Paper presented at PITTCON 2001, New Orleans, United States.

Focant, J.-F. (2001). Des dioxines au prion. (établissements d'enseignements secondaire FWB, Des dioxines au prion).

Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Optimisation and Use of Tandem-in-Time Mass Spectrometry in Comparison with Immunoassay and Hrgc/Hrms for Pcdd/F Screening. Chemosphere, 43 (4-7, May-Jun), 417-24. doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(00)00389-1
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Focant, J.-F., De Pauw, E., Grainger, J. P., Dimandja, J.-M. D., & Petterson Jr, D.-G. (2001). Time-Compressed Analysis of PCBs and Persistent Pesticides in Biological Samples by Isotopic Dilution Gas Chromatography/Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Organohalogen Compounds, 50, 25-28.
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Fierens, S., mairesse, H., Focant, J.-F., Andre, J. E., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Dioxin Body Burden of Populations Living in the Vicinity of Two Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators (MSWI) in Belgium. Organohalogen Compounds, 52, 334-336.
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Eppe, G., Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., & De Pauw, E. (2001). PTV-LV Injection Coupled to Capillary GC Ion Trap MS/MS as Alternative Method for PCDD/Fs Analysis in Foods. Organohalogen Compounds, 50, 186-189.
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Focant, J.-F., Massart, A.-C., Eppe, G., PIRARD, C., Andre, J.-E., Xhrouet, C., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Levels and trends of PCDD/Fs and cPCBs in the Belgian food-stuffs one year after the "Dioxin Crisis. Organohalogen Compounds, 51, 243-245.
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Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Towards Biological or Physico-chemical Screening for Dioxins? Organohalogen Compounds, 50, 276-279.
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Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., Andre, J.-E., Thielen, C., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Levels and Profile of PCDD/Fs and cPCBs in Belgian Breast Milk. Organohalogen Compounds, 52, 286-289.
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PIRARD, C., Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2001). An improved Clean-up Strategy for Simultaneous Analysis of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs in Biological Samples. Organohalogen Compounds, 50, 29-34.
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Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Extraction and Clean-Up of Milk Samples for PCDD/Fs and cPCBs Analysis. Organohalogen Compounds, 50, 124-128.
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Focant, J.-F., PIRARD, C., Andre, J.-E., Massart, A.-C., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Comparison of PCDD/Fs and cPCBs levels in commercial pasteurized cow's milk in Wallonia (Belgium). Organohalogen Compounds, 51, 340-342.
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Bernard, A., Fierens, S., Mairesse, H., Hermans, C., Broeckaert, F., Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (2001). Incinérateurs, crise dioxine et risques sanitaires pour la population belge. Bulletin de la Classe des Sciences. Académie Royale de Belgique, 1-6.

Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (March 2000). Tandem in time mass spectrometry and immunoassay for PCDD/Fs screening. Poster session presented at Rencontres de la société française de spectrométrie de masse, Aussois, France.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (March 2000). La Problématique des Dioxines, Furannes et PCBs. Paper presented at Journées de rencontre des jeunes chimistes, 2e édition, Borzée, Belgium.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (February 2000). Analyses de dioxines par GC-MS/MS. Paper presented at Journée Saturn, Paris, France.

Focant, J.-F. (2000). Dioxines: Un risque pour la santé ou une arme économique? Bulletin de l'A.I.Lg, 1, p. 6-10.

Focant, J.-F., Houziaux, J.-S., Xhrouet, C., Andre, J.-E., Dipede, D., De Pauw, E., & Eppe, G. (2000). Contribution and Importance of Non-Ortho (Coplanar) PCBs for the I-TEQ Evaluation in "Dioxins Analysis" of Biological Matrices. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (2000). New High Capacity Disposable Silica Columns (HCDS) instead of GPC for Automated Clean-up of Biological Fatty Matrices in PCDD/Fs and cPCBs Analysis. Organohalogen Compounds, 45, 49-52.
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Focant, J.-F. (1999). Le sain du Sein. 15e Jour du Mois.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (1999). Las Dioxinas. Mundo Cientifico, 206.

Focant, J.-F., & De Pauw, E. (1999). Les Dioxines. La Recherche, 323.

Focant, J.-F., Eppe, G., & De Pauw, E. (1999). Comparison between Immunoassay, GC/MS/MS and HRGC/HRMS on different fly ashes. Organohalogen Compounds, 40, 101-104.
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