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HPLC TUBE Competition

  • Tell us by participating in the HPLC Tube Scientific Contest
  • HPLC Tube requires no paperno abstractbut a short video
  • Video submission with Application Form is due June 9, 2022
  • Special session followed by a reception
  • Winners will receive cash prizes
  • 1st place $1500 USD - Simona Felletti, University of Ferrara 
  • 2nd place $1000 USD - Elena Bandini, Ghent University 
  • 3rd place $500 USD - Ardiana Kajtazi, Ghent University  

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1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Finalists in the HPLC Tube video competition – final round

Elena Bandini, University of Ghent

Simona Felletti, University of Ferrara

Ardiana Kajtazi, University of Ghent

Yuki Hiruta, Keio University

Leena Pade, University of Maryland

Jelle Verdonck, KU Leuven

Designated Jury

Kelly Zhang, Genentech
Michael Laemmerhofer, University of Tuebingen
Susan Olesik, Ohio State University
James Grinias, Rowan University
Carsten Paul, Thermo Fisher Scientific
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Welcome to the 2nd HPLC Tube Contest, a competition for scientists to present their research related to all aspects of liquid-phase analytical separations. Unlike traditional scientific contests, application to HPLC Tube requires no paperno abstractbut a video (max. 3 minutes) on the presenting author’s own results. Among all videos submitted, an international jury will select the videos for the HPLC Tube final round that will take place during a special session in the Palm Rooms 1-2-3 on Monday, June 20 at 6:10 PM followed by a one-hour reception at HPLC 2022 in San Diego: HPLC Tube, a Scientific Contest. The winner, as well as the 2nd and 3rd place runners, will be chosen by a designated jury and will receive cash prizes........

Eligibility Criteria

The research project presented must be linked to higher education (as part of a university or research institute program) and must be based on the presenting author’s own results. In order to be eligible, the video presenter must register and pay the appropriate academic or student registration fee prior to submitting the video with Application Form.


Video submission with the Application Form is due June 9, 2022.

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How to Apply

  • Complete and submit the Application Form located at:  HPLC TUBE Application
  • Upload the video to the Dropbox link located at: Upload Video to Dropbox

Video Specifications

  • The video must be filmed in English
  • The running time should not exceed 3 minutes; the project must be based on the presenting scientist’s results
  • The following video formats are recommended: MPEG4, Codec, H264, Frame rate 30 fps Resolution: 1920 x 1080 px
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Bit rate: minimum bitrate 8000 KBits/s
  • File name of video on the Application Form must include presenter’s first name, last name, and research institute or university name