LAQV REQUIMTE

(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Sara Cunha

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Research group
Food Quality and Technology

Position
Researcher

Development of new methods based in chromatographic techniques as GC-MS, GC-MS/MS or LC-MS/MS for the authentication of high value food products (olive oils, juice and wines) and for the screening of natural contaminants (mycotoxins such as patulin, tricothecenes, ochratoxin A), agriculture contaminants (pesticide residues), industrial processing contaminants (acrylamide, biogenic amines and 4-methyimidazole), migrant contaminants (bisphenol A, phthalate), environmental contaminants (UV-filters, triclosan, pharmaceuticals, musks and brominate flame retardants) and contaminants from packing materials (bisphenol A and its analogues) in food, water and biological fluids.