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. He is currently developing computational tools and strategies based on mass spectrometry to better understand the chemistry of Life.
Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zürich (2022 - present)
Computational metabolomics at the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology.
Research & Teaching Assistant, UNIGE (2017 - 2022)
Development of LC-HRMS/MS based approaches for comprehensive composition assessment of complex plant extracts.
In depth annotation using Spectral Networking. Plant metabolomics.
Teaching activities with Bachelor and Master students.
Maintenance and optimization of analytical instruments (LC).
Junior Research Chemist, Tradall (2016 - 2017)
Working in analytical research and Research & Development laboratories following ISO norms.
New products development, analytical and sensory characterization.
In depth analysis of impact compounds, compounds evolution understanding.
Maintenance and optimization of analytical instruments (GC).
Assistant Pharmacist, Pharmacie de la Terrassière (2015 - 2016)
Internship in the frame of Master’s degree.
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, UNIGE (2017 - 2022)
Thesis entitled « Integrative Analytical and Computational Strategies for Qualitative and Semi-quantitative Plant Metabolome Characterization »
B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, UNIGE (2011 - 2016)
Mention « excellent » for Master’s thesis « GC chiral separation of main enantiomeric compounds as a tool of Quality Control of some botanicals and related specific final product »
- Mass Spectrometry based annotation and dereplication
- Natural Products chemistry (extraction, isolation, characterization)
- Programmatic data treatment, ease with progamming (different languages)
- Data oriented, knowledge management
- Sensory analysis
Automated Composition Assessment of Natural Extracts: Untargeted Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolite Profiling Integrating Semiquantitative Detection Permalink
Rutz, A., Wolfender, J. L. (2023). Automated Composition Assessment of Natural Extracts: Untargeted Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolite Profiling Integrating Semiquantitative Detection. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 71 (46), 18010. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.3c03099
Rutz, A., Sorokina, M., Galgonek, J., Mietchen, D., Willighagen, E., Gaudry, A., Graham, J. G., Stephan, R., Page, R., Vondrášek, J., Steinbeck, C., Pauli, G. F., Wolfender, J. L., Bisson, J., & Allard, P. M. (2022). The LOTUS initiative for open knowledge management in natural products research. eLife, 11, e70780. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.70780
Rutz, A., Dounoue-Kubo, M., Ollivier, S., Bisson, J., Bagheri, M., Saesong, T., Ebrahimi, S. N., Ingkaninan, K., Wolfender, J. L., & Allard, P. M. (2019). Taxonomically Informed Scoring Enhances Confidence in Natural Products Annotation. Frontiers in plant science, 10, 1329. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01329
Talk at University of Innsbruck, Institute of Pharmacy, Innsbruck, Austria
Poster at Swiss Metabolomics Society Annual Meeting, Zürich, Switzerland
Plenary and interactive lecture at 6e Symposium International de l'AFERP, Saclay, France
A Distillate of the LOTUS Initiative in Natural Products Research: Sharing Information, Building Knowledge, Extracting Wisdom
Talk at 71th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, Dublin, Ireland
Plenary and interactive lecture at Summer School on Applied Meta-Omics, Zürich, Switzerland
Talk at Jena Centre for Bioinformatics, Jena, Germany
Poster at LS2 Annual Meeting 2022 - Life Sciences in the 2020s: Quantitation, Integration and Prediction, Zürich, Switzerland
Talk at LS2 Annual Meeting 2022 - Life Sciences in the 2020s: Quantitation, Integration and Prediction, Zürich, Switzerland
Talk at i-npchem inaugural e-meeting,
Poster at 69th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research,
Talk at 69th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research,
Talk at 2nd RFMF Junior Webinar Series,
Talk at 1st GNPS user meeting,
Plenary and interactive lecture at Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Napoli, Italy
Strategy for exhaustive plant metabolomes characterization from a qualitative and quantitative perspective
Poster at 67th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, Innsbruck, Austria
Development of a Generic Method for a Comprehensive Composition Assessment for Plants of Industrial Interest – Quali/quantitative profiling by UHPLC-PDA-HRMS-ELSD
Talk at Second Austrian Summit on Natural Products, Seefeld, Austria