What is mass spectrometry?

Previously I wrote about some applications of mass spectrometry and in particular of proton transfer reaction – mass spectrometry (PTR-MS). You can read old articles here (1, 2, 3, 4). Today I want to explain in details how PTR-MS works. PTR-MS is called a “non-targeted approach”. Non-targeted approaches are used to investigate samples when markerContinue reading “What is mass spectrometry?”

Women in STEM: prof. Karla

My 12th guest is prof. Karla Oyuky Juarez-Moreno from Mexico, an Associate Research Professor at the Center of Nanosciences and Nanotechnology. Hi @nanotox_lab! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? My name is Karla Oyuky Juarez-Moreno I’m 40 years old and I was born in Mexico City. I studied BiologyContinue reading “Women in STEM: prof. Karla”

Pregnancy and COVID-19

In this last month we are hearing a lot about COVID-19 and how it causes a severe respiratory syndrome (that is why the virus’ name is SARS-COV-2). However, very little is said about what happen to pregnant women who are affected with the virus. Since I have a couple of friends who are pregnant andContinue reading “Pregnancy and COVID-19”