Dr. James Donarski

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Dr James Donarski is the head of food authenticity at Fera Science Ltd and has worked in this field for over 10 years. He was awarded his PhD in the field of chemistry in 2004 from UMIST university in Manchester, England and subsequently spent two years working at Rice University in Houston Texas as a research scholar before taking a position at Fera Science Ltd in York (formally the Central Science laboratory). He has a background in analytical chemistry, authenticity determination, non-targeted analysis / metabolomics and small molecule structure elucidation. James oversees the science of the authenticity and profiling team, which comprises experts in the fields of stable isotope analysis; high resolution mass spectrometry; high field nuclear magnetic resonance; proteomics and economics.