Deirdre Cabooter is a research professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium. She has a Master in Bio-engineering and a PhD in Chemical Engineering. Her current research is directed towards a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of liquid chromatography, the evaluation of novel supports in chromatography, the analysis of complex samples in pharmaceutical, bio-analytical and environmental applications, retention modeling and solutions for automated method development. She has published 90 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, and is currently the promoter of 8 PhD students. She received the LCGC Emerging Leader in Chromatography Award in 2017 and is an editor of Journal of Chromatography A since 2018.
Keynote Lecture: Deep Q-learning for the selection of optimal isocratic scouting runs in liquid chromatography