Adriano Rutz is a pharmacist. After working in the analytical research laboratory and R&D department of Tradall SA (Bacardi Group), he obtained his PhD in phytochemistry at the University of Geneva. An advocate of open science and open data, he is the proud author of the LOTUS initiative, a new way of sharing knowledge in natural products research. He is currently developing open computational tools and mass spectrometry-based strategies to better understand the chemistry of living organisms.

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