Piia Liigand (PhD in Chemistry) is highly experienced in the field of electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI/MS) and other instrumental analyses (HPLC, GC, UV-VIS, IR, NMR etc). She has several years of experience working in ISO 17025:2005 certified laboratory of Testing Center of University of Tartu. She acquired a PhD in analytical chemistry in 2019. Her thesis was on the topic of ionization processes in electrospray ionization mass spectrometry with the ultimate aim to enable standard substance free quantification in ESI/MS.
Piia joined TBD-Biodiscovery at the end of 2018 as a Head of QC Laboratory. Her main responsibility is to manage, plan and lead the Quality Control laboratory. Her task is to ensure that the chemical analyses are performed according to proprietary methods and provide the highest quality of analytical support for development and manufacturing.