The main focus has LABMETA metabolomic analysis of the different biological matrices using liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry, high resolution mass. The laboratory employs different tools of chemo- and bioinformatics and multivariate data analysis. It also develops projects in ambient ionization sources area in mass spectrometry. The laboratory covers knowledge from different fields of science, bringing together professionals from different profiles.


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Rafael Garrett da Costa

Graduated in Pharmacy with a specialization in Industrial Fluminense Federal University (2007), master's degree in Natural Products Chemistry at the Institute for Research in Natural Products / UFRJ (2010) and PhD in Chemistry from the Institute of Chemistry / UFRJ (2014) and a Ph.D. -sanduíche at the Center for Research in Mass Spectrometry, York University / Canada. Postdoctoral held at the Chemistry Institute of UFRJ. He is currently Professor of Organic Chemistry IQ / UFRJ, coordinator of the Metabolomics Laboratory (LabMeta-LADETEC / IQ-UFRJ) and vice-coordinator of the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory (LABEM-LADETEC / IQ-UFRJ). It is part of the Post-Graduate in Chemistry from UFRJ (PGQu). It has experience in Mass Spectrometry, Chromatography, Food Chemistry and Natural Products, acting mainly