Erika Castrignanò has a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry with a specialisation in Analytical Chemistry.
Since 2009, she has gained extensive experience within the public and private sectors as a Forensic Scientist and as a pharmacist. She worked as a Senior Analyst with Alere Toxicology-Concateno in Abingdon (UK) and before as a researcher at the Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy. She has also graduated from the National School on Addiction in 2012 and the National School of Analytical Methodologies in Mass Spectrometry.
She is currently working as a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath in SEWPROF ITN.
Enantiomeric profiling of chiral biomarkers
The project aims to develop and validate methodologies for enantiomeric profiling of chiral biomarkers in sewage as an aid to understand human exposure to chiral xenobiotic substances.