Dr. Nicola Montemurro, a post-doctoral researcher from the Spanish Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC), carried out a research stay over the past three months in the TrAMS group. This research stay was supported by the Spanish Ramon y Cajal fellowship.

During his research stay, Dr. Montemurro got familiar with Trapped Ion Mobility Spectrometry (TIMS) incorporated to High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (HRMS). He used LC-VIP HESI-TIMS-QTOF MS (timsTOF Pro 2) to analyze extracts of high environmental significance. Specifically, his grant supported the research for the investigation of the occurrence of tire rubber additives, among other environmental pollutants, in fish and water samples. Experienced members of our group in TIMS-HRMS trained and supported him with the analysis of the extracts and the data processing.

Nicola, we are looking forward to continuing our collaboration and hosting you again in our laboratory!