Created in 1989, LAGOA is a laboratory that congregates activities related to molecular geochemistry, petroleomics and an environmental chemistry. The laboratory is accredited by the National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (ANP) and executes partnerships with companies and research groups, with main focus on molecular characterization of complex matrices and geochemical interpretation of petroleum and environmental ecology, environmental pollution and oil spills into the sea.


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Débora de Almeida Azevedo

Full Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Graduated in Chemistry by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1985), master's degree in Organic Chemistry from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1990), D.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1994) and Post-Doctorate in Environmental Chemistry at the CSIC-Barcelona / Spain (1999). She has experience in the field of chemistry, with emphasis in molecular chemical characterization of petroleum and bio-oils, in Geochemistry, Trace Analysis and Environmental Chemistry, acting on the following topics: Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry applied in various fields such as Organic Geochemistry Biology , Biogeochemistry, Petroleum Geochemistry, Renewable Energy, among others. She has worked for four years as a Deputy Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Organic Chemistry. permanent researcher of the Graduate Program in Chemistry (formerly Postgraduate Program in Organic Chemistry), Institute of Chemistry / UFRJ. She has participated as a collaborating professor of the Graduate Program in Petroleum Systems of PEC / COPPE / UFRJ for 10 years, from 2004 to 2014. Associate Editor of Química Nova journal for 6 years, October 2008-November 2014. Reviewer of international journals as Analytical Chemistry, Organic Geochemistry, Fuel, Energy and Fuel, Journal of Chromatography A, Science of the Total Environment, Atmospheric Environment, Brazilian Academy of Annals of Science, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Geophysical Research. In 2008, stayed in a Brazil-Germany  scientific exchange at the Institute of Baltic Studies - IOW the University of Rostock, Warnemuende. Coordinator of several scientific projects financed by CENPES / Petrobras.She has supervised 20 PhD students and 33 master students, post-docs 7, 11 students on completion of course work and 12 undergraduate Scientific Initiation. H index of 31 in the Scopus database and Web of Knowledge. Scientist of Our State - FAPERJ  2014. Participated in the Olympic team during the XXXI Olympic and XV Paralympic Games in LBCD-LADETEC in 2016. She is now Deputy-Director  of the Brazilian Mass Spectrometry Society (BrMASS) period from 2019 to 2021 and Scientist of Our State -  FAPERJ 2017. More than 110 scientific papers published.