Dr Michael Wilde
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
CAMS Lecturer in Bioanalytical Measurement and Volatolomics
Lecturer in Environmental & Analytical Chemistry
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BSc (Hons) Chemistry (University of Plymouth, 2009-2012)
Ph.D Analytical Chemistry (University of Plymouth, 2012-2016)
Postdoctoral Research Associate (University of Leicester)
Wellcome Trust ISSF Fellowship (University of Leicester)
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) - MRSC
British Mass Spectrometry Society (BMSS) - member
American Chemical Society (ACS) - member
Chromatographic Society - member
Roles on external bodies
Committee member of the Environmental and Food Analysis BMSS SIG
Exec member of the MRC East Midlands Breathomics Pathology Node (EMBER), Leicester
- Structural Determination
- Organometallic reactions
- Bioanalytical measurements
- Accuracy & Quality Control
- Advanced Analytical Techniques
- Air Pollution
- Complex matrices
- Separation science
- Multidimensional chromatography
- Mass spectrometry
- Volatile sampling (VOCs)
- Breath analysis
- Complex matrices
- Chemical biomarker discovery and translation
- Environmental Pollution
Grants & contracts
CAMS Lectureship award - Aims to address key analytical and industry-led challenges in the identification of organic small-molecule biomarkers - £200,000
Wellcome Trust ISSF Fellowship – Exploring emerging Skin and Exhaled breath Non-invasive Technologies (ScENT) - £81,000 Leicester WTISSF + £81,000 EMBER
Industry challenge - Breath analysis by SESI-HRMS within a multi-omic platform for patient stratification in COVID-19 - €70,000 instrumentation Fossil Ion Technology
British Heart Foundation Pump Priming Award - Accelerating breath & touch metabolomics technologies in cardiovascular precision medicine - £25,000 Leicester BHF Accelerator
LD3 (Drug Discovery and Diagnostics) Pump Priming Award - Development of breath biomarker signatures of early treatment response in severe asthma - £30,000 Leicester Precision Medicine Institute
ECR Research Grant - An international inter-laboratory comparison of breath metabolomics - £3,610 in partnership with Arizona State University
ECR Research Grant - Detection of gunshot residue in breath. A proof-of-concept study - £5,000 in partnership with Liverpool John Moore University and Merseyside Firearms Division
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Reports & invited lectures
Jul 2020 Primary conference organiser. BMSS Environmental and Food Analysis Meeting. Leicester, UK.
Jan 2020 Speaker/Early career panellist. Multidimensional Chromatography Workshop. Hawaii, USA.
May 2019 Invited speaker. International Symposium on Chromatography & GCxGC, Texas, USA.
Jun 2018 Invited speaker. Occupational Asthma, Developing Areas, Odense, Denmark.
May 2018 Invited speaker. Analytical Science Network Meeting, Knutsford, UK.
Jul 2017 Keynote speaker. BMSS Environmental and Food Analysis Meeting, Southampton, UK
Aug 2014 Invited ‘Hot Topic’ speaker. Organic Geochemistry Gordon Research Conference, NH, USA.
Environmental and Food Analysis BMSS SIG 2020-2021 online webinar series