Waters welcomes Latin American laboratory as centre of innovation

February 10, 2012

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Waters has announced that the Thomson Mass Spectrometry Laboratory at the Institute of Chemistry, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil, has been recognized as a Centre of Innovation.

Waters has announced that the Thomson Mass Spectrometry Laboratory at the Institute of Chemistry, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil, has been recognized as a Centre of Innovation. Waters has also recognized director of the laboratory, Dr Marcos Eberlin, for his work pioneering mass spectrometry.

Dr Eberlin has built up an impressive reputation as director of the world’s largest mass spectrometry research team. He has published almost 500 papers, is a member of a number of editorial boards and is co-founder and vice president of the Brazilian Mass Spectrometry Society (BrMASS).

Tim Riley, Waters’ Centres of Innovation Programme Director, commented, “The Thomson Laboratory is the most prestigious mass spectrometry laboratory in all of Latin America. Professor Eberlin’s contributions in the field of mass spectrometry are impressive and his enthusiasm for the subject and his passion for passing along his knowledge to his students are truly amazing. It is indeed an honour to be associated with him and his laboratory.”

Dr Eberlin said, “It’s been an honour for a laboratory in Brazil to be chosen as a Waters’ Centre of Innovation. The pioneering professors and students of the Institute of Chemistry deserve the credit for laying the groundwork that made it possible to be where we are today. There’s nothing better than to have our hard, pioneering work recognized. We’re really proud that our efforts are worthy of this honour and to be selected for the Waters’ Centres of Innovation Programme.”

The Thomson Laboratory is the first mass spectrometry laboratory in Latin America to be welcomed into the programme.

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