Biotage Blogs

Check out our tips and tricks blogs on Flash Purification and Peptide Synthesis! We post frequently on both topics and would love any input you may have on a future subject! Enjoy! 

The Flash Purification Blog

Learn tips, tricks, and more around flash chromatography!

Typical Blog Topics Include:

- Method Optimization Strategies

- When to use Reversed-Phase

- General Best Practices

- Technical Advice

... and more! 

The Peptide Synthesis Blog

Your source for all things peptide related!

Typical Blog Topics Include:

- General Synthesis Strategies

- Alternative Purification Approaches

- Troubleshooting Peptide Synthesis

... and more!

Bob Bickler
Senior Technical Specialist

Bob is the Technical Specialist at Biotage for flash purification products.  He has over 40 years of chromatography experience, more than 20 of which have come while working at Biotage.  In his previous role as Product Manager, Bob helped design and develop numerous products including Biotage® SNAP cartridges and the Isolera™ Flash chromatography product portfolio.

Bob earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in chemistry at Montclair State University and has worked in applications development, technical support, and product design/development at Whatman, YMC, and Waters prior to joining Biotage.

In 1999, Bob started his career with Biotage helping develop and test the Quad3 parallel flash purification system and the Flash+ cartridges used with the Quad3. In 2002 Bob was promoted to product manager for flash purification systems and cartridges and in 2013 assumed the new role of Technical Specialist.
Elizabeth Denton
Senior Scientist, Peptide Chemistry

Elizabeth Denton is the Peptide Application specialist for Biotage and handles all things peptide synthesis and workflow related, in addition to troubleshooting problematic syntheses. Elizabeth recently began her career at Biotage after working as a peptide scientist for a small biotech company.

Elizabeth earned a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Arizona State University and a Ph. D. in Chemistry from Yale University under the guidance of Prof. Alanna Schepartz. Throughout her thesis work, Elizabeth focused on projects in which peptides, containing both natural and unnatural amino acids, were designed to target and activate natural proteins
Matthias Käseborn
Scale Up Specialist

Matthias is the new face in our European Scale Up Team, he joined Biotage in 2021 and is responsible for the Scale Up business in South West Europe. Being deeply convinced of the Importance of high quality chromatographic processes with regards to sustainability and optimization of processes, he is focusing on a constant exchange between Biotage on the one side and the customer on the other side, to improve the quality and service of our Products and to deliver valuable Information and solutions in customer processes and challenges.

Prior to his current role Matthias has worked in national and international Sales roles – always following his passion for people, chemistry and science. Matthias holds a Diploma and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Bonn, in his thesis he focused on p-conjugated functional materials as building blocks of opto-electronic devices and energy transfer processes.

Tim Jones
Sales Manager

Tim Jones has been the Sales Manager for the Scale Up Products in EMEA since 2018 and enjoys working closely with the wide range of Biotage customers to optimise their workflows. He joined Biotage in 2014 as the UK South Account Manager for Organic Chemistry Products after spending many years using the famous blue equipment while working as a Medicinal Chemist at Evotec in Oxford.


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