MEET THE TEAM

Juan Araneda

Dr. Juan Araneda, Nanalysis' resident citizen of the world, was born in Venezuela and raised in Chile. He moved to Calgary in the mid-2000s to purse Chemistry at the UofC under the supervision of Warren Piers. Unable to contain his enthusiasm for the Calgary winter, he opted to remain in the Great White North, bringing his expertise to our Application Chemistry team.  Since then he's been acquiring multi-nuclear spectra and naming compounds on the coolest benchtop NMR's around!

 
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Ethan Drummond

Ethan is a quintessential East Coast boy - a hockey Centermen turned chemist.  After finishing his BSc in Chemistry from Mount Allison he took himself on the road.  He traveled around Europe for a year, spending the majority of his time submersed in French language and culture (comme tout bon Nouveau Brunswickois) before trekking out west to Calgary to join the Nanalysis team as a Customer Service Specialist. 

Tobias Böhringer

Tobias has the work hard, stay positive, wake-up early joie de vivre.  He has a passion for the world of process analysis, which drove him to pursue an MSc from Reutlingen University on the topic, including internships at both the Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto in Brazil and BASF in Ludwigshafen.  Not at all your stereotypical German, he also has a penchant for football, beer, and fine Rieslings!

 
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James Grebrinski

James began his career with a BSc in Chemistry at the University of Calgary before heading to John Hopkins University in 2005. After completing his MSc in Organic Chem, he spent 5 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb's Discovery Chem Division in Princeton, NJ, 3 years with Xenex Disinfection Services before joining Nanalysis in early 2016.  Located in Jersey City, James' not only has a passion for organic chem, but he is also an avid sports fan and fantasy fottball extraordinaire with a passion for travel, food, craft beer and wine.

Javier Borau-Garcia

Javier obtained an Honours BSc in Chemistry from UNAM. After an exchange to UofC, he decided to prolong his stay in the Great White North, completing a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry. His research involved the design, synthesis and analysis of the catalytic properties of pincer complexes, based extensively on NMR Spectroscopy. Chemist by day, chef by night, Javier decided to complete his North American tour and relocate to San Diego. In his free time you can find him biking or testing a new recipe.

 

Matt Zamora

Dr. Matt Zamora comes from a synthetic organometallic background, which has taken him from Canada's East to West, and all the way to Tokyo. Matt has used NMR throughout his entire career and now serves as a Technical Sales Rep Nanalysis, helping universities throughout Canada and the USA embrace benchtop technology. He is an avid skier, a lover of 80's hair bands, and never misses a game of Calgary Flames!