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Amsterdam VU University – FALW Systems Ecology

Amsterdam VU University – FALW Systems Ecology

De Boelelaan 1085, 1081HV Amsterdam, NL

Contact
Richard van Logtestijn
richard.van.logtestijn@vu.nl
31(0)205987247

Research line
Ecology

Topics
CO2 emissions of peatlands
Nitrogen fixing
Bone collagen trophic level analysis
Tracer experiments

Isotopes
13C, 15N

Instruments
GC/IRMS, EA/C/IRMS

Finnigan Delta Plus
Finnigan Conflo II
Gasbench II
Carlo Erba NC 2500 elemental analyser

Amsterdam VU University – Dept. Ecological Sciences / section animal ecology

Amsterdam VU University – Dept. Ecological Sciences / section animal ecology

De Boelelaan 1085, 1081HV Amsterdam, NL

Contact
Roel Pel
roel.pel@vu.nl
31(0)205987073

Research line
Ecology

Topics
soil food-chain studies
13C-FA-lipidmarker analysis
preferential grazing of soil fungi (saprophytic vs. mycorrhizal)
mycophacous soil invertebrates (springtails, mites, nematodes)

Isotopes
13C

Instruments
GC/C/IRMS, P/GC/C/IRMS

Delta S GC/C/IRMS
Curie-Point pyrolysis inlet (at line thermally-assisted hydrolysis methylation)

Amsterdam VU University – Dept. of Earth Sciences – Stable Isotope Laboratory

Amsterdam VU University – Dept. of Earth Sciences – Stable Isotope Laboratory

De Boelelaan 1085, 1081HV Amsterdam, NL

Contact: 
Hubert Vonhof
h.b.vonhof@vu.nl
31(0)205987366/5987308

Research line:       
Geology

Isotopes:       
13C, 15N, 18O, 2H, 32S

Topics
Paleoclimatology
Paleoceanography
Hydrology
Archeology
Forensics
Reservoir studies (oil gas and water)

Instruments:
DI-IRMS Kiel, GC/IRMS, EA/C/IRMS, EA/P/IRMS

Thermo Finnigan MAT 252 with Kiel device
Thermo Finnigan Delta + with Gasbench II
Thermo Finnigan Delta XP with Flash combustion furnace and TC-EA pyrolysis furnace

Academic Medical Center Amsterdam – Clinical Chemistry / Woman and Child / Endocrinology

Academic Medical Center Amsterdam – Clinical Chemistry /  Woman and Child / Endocrinology

PO Box 22660, 1100DD Amsterdam / Meibergdreef 9, 1100AZ Amsterdam, NL

Contact:
Henk Schierbeek
h.schierbeek@amc.uva.nl
31(0)205666299

Research line
Health and Disease

Topics
metabolic kinetics
amino acids, peptides, carbohydrates, protein synthesis, energy expenditure
neonates, adults, laboratory animals: mouse, rat, pig, baboon
insulin resistance, lungs (surfactant), gut, oxidative stress and malnutrition

Isotopes
13C, 15N, 18O, 2H

Instruments
LC/MS/MS, GC/MS/MS, GC/C/IRMS, EA/C/IRMS, SIRIS, GC/MS, LC/C/IRMS

LCMS\MS, Waters, Premier, Triple quad
LCMS\MS, Waters, Xevo, Triple quad
LCMS\MS, Thermo Fisher, Velos pro, Linear Trap
GCMS\MS, Agilent 7000 GC\QQQ, Triple quad
GCMS, Agilent 5975C, Single quad
GCMS, Agilent 5973, Single quad
GCMS, Agilent 5973, Single quad
IRMS, Thermo Fisher, Delta plus
– GC/C/IRMS (+ Headspace)
IRMS, Thermo Fisher, Delta XP plus
– GC/C/IRMS
– LC/C/IRMS
– TCEA/IRMS
– Con Flow EA/IRMS
Infrared Spectrometer, Fisher, Helifan, CO2 analysis

Antwerp University Hospital – Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Antwerp University Hospital –   Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, B

Contact
Paul Pelckmans
paul.pelckmans@uza.be
32(0)38213323

Research line
Health and Disease

Topics
13C breath tests
urea – 13C
mixed triglyceride – 13C
octanoic acid – 13C
d-glucose u –13C6
aminopyrine – 13C2
lactose – 13C

Isotopes
13C

Instruments
GC/IRMS

IRMS Sercon ABCA V

Ghent University Faculty of Medicine – Doping Control Laboratory

Ghent University Faculty of Medicine – Doping Control Laboratory

Technologiepark 30, 9052 Zwijnaarde, B

Contact
Michaël Polet
michael.polet@ugent.be
32(0)93313296

Research line
Doping control

Topics
distinguish between endogenous steroids and their synthetic copies
improving the existing methods
expanding them with new compounds.

Isotopes
13C

Instruments
GC/C/IRMS

ThermoScientific, MAT253

Ghent University – Isotope Bioscience Laboratory (ISOFYS)

Ghent University – Isotope Bioscience Laboratory  (ISOFYS)

Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, B

Contact
Prof. Pascal Boeckx
Pascal.Boeckx@UGent.be
Ugent Stable Isotope Facility
32(0)92646000

Research line
Analytical development, Ecology, Geology

Topics
agronomy, biogeochemistry, ecology, paleoclimatology, hydrology, climate change impacts and adaptation, soil conservation and isotope forensics
new analytical protocols for stable isotopes

Isotopes
13C, 15N, 18O, 2H

Instruments
EA/C/IRMS, TC-EA/IRMS, TG-IRMS, GC/C/IRMS, LC/C/IRMS, SIRIS

EA-IRMS: ANCA-SL (Autom N C Analyser – Solids and Liquids) / SerCon 20-20 IRMS (SysCon electronics)
TC-EA-IRMS: A Sercon ht furnace (1400ºC thermal decomp elem analyser) / Sercon 20-20 IRMS (SysCon electronics)
TG-IRMS: ANCA-TGII (Autom N C Analyser – Trace Gases) / SerCon 20-20 IRMS (SysCon electronics) with cryogenic trapping and focusing of samples
GC-IRMS: A Finnigan Trace GC Ultra with combustion interface (GC combustion III) coupled to a Finnigan DeltaplusXP
LC-IRMS: A Finnigan Surveyor HPLC with LC-IsoLINK interface coupled to a Finnigan DeltaPLUSXP
Wavelength-Scanned Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Analyser Isotopic Water Analyser: Model L1102-i, Picarro

Groningen University Medical Center – Center for Liver, Digestive and Metabolic diseases

Groningen University Medical Center – Center for Liver, Digestive and Metabolic diseases

PO Box 30.001, 9700 RB Groningen
Hanzeplein 1, 9713GZ Groningen, NL

Contact
Bert Groen
a.k.groen@umcg.nl
31(0)503632669

Research line
Health and Disease

Topics
Arteriosclerosis (cholesterol and bile acid metabolism)
Diabetes Mellitus (glucose, lipid metabolism)
men, rats, various mouse models and cell cultures
regulation of metabolic pathways
kinetics of metabolic pathways applying tracer technology
colon delivery device
cholesterol, bile acids, glucose, palmitic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, urea, bicarbonate, breath CO2
kinetic studies in mouse blood, requiring frequent sampling of minimal blood spots

Isotopes
13C, 15N, 2H

Instruments
GC/C/IRMS, GC/P/IRMS, GC/MS, LC/MS/MS

Agilent 6890 GC/ Finnigan DeltaplusXL IRMS with CTC Pal autosampler
Two Agilent 6890 GC/ 5975 quadrupole MS with CTC Pal auto sampler
Perkin ElmerLC/API 3000 MS/MS with Perkin Elmer auto sampler
Shimadzu LC/API 3000 MS/MS with Shimadzu auto sampler

KU Leuven – Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

KU Leuven – Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

O&N1, box 701 / Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, B

Contact
Prof. Kristin Verbeke
kristin.verbeke@med.kuleuven.be
32(0)16330150

Research line
Health and disease

Topics
Estimation of colonic short chain fatty acid production
Analysis of colonic ammonia metabolism using 15N-labelled lactose ureide
Breath tests using 13C-labelled substrates

Isotopes
13C, 15N

Instruments
GC/IRMS, EA/C/IRMS, GC/C/IRMS

ABCA (Sercon, UK)
ANCA (Sercon, UK)
GC-C-IRMS (Thermo)