The Power List 2021
Director of the Centre for Metabolomics and Bioanalysis (CEMBIO), San Pablo CEU University, Spain
Biggest breakthrough... Expanding the concept of analytical chemistry from tight quantitative criteria in targeted analysis to semiquantitative untargeted analysis. This has been possible thanks to incredible developments in (mostly) MS technology, but also in chromatography and NMR, and has led to discoveries without needing a-priori hypotheses.
Advice? Put your life and heart into everything you do, even if it's small. That is the only way to enjoy research.