GNAPrincipal Researcher:

María Eugenia Monge, Ph.D.
T: +54 11 4899-5500 int 5614



Our research interests involve the field of mass spectrometry with focus on metabolomics for biomarker discovery and analytical method development for complex samples with applications in biomedicine, pharmaceutical analysis, atmospheric chemistry, and food chemistry.


María Elena Knott, Ph.D. – Postdoc
Malena Manzi, Ph.D. – Postdoc
Juan Manuel Gurevich, Ph.D. – Postdoc
Gabriel Riquelme – PhD candidate
Nicolás Zabalegui – PhD candidate
Mariela Videla, Ph.D. – Associate Professional
Manuela Romina Martinefski, Ph.D. – Postdoc


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS   –   -> Full list of publications


“Metabolic Footprinting of a Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma in vitro Model for Human Kidney Cancer Detection”

María Elena Knott, Malena Manzi, Nicolás Zabalegui, Mario O. Salazar, Lydia I. Puricelli, and María Eugenia Monge. Journal of Proteome Research (2018).


“Metabolomic Serum Profiling Detects Early-Stage High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer in a Mouse Model”

C. Jones, M. E. Monge, J. Kim, M. M. Matzuk, F. M. Fernández. Journal of Proteome Research 14 (2015) 917-927.


“Feasibility of Detecting Prostate Cancer by Ultraperformance Liquid Chromatography−Mass Spectrometry Serum Metabolomics”

M. E. Monge et al. Journal of Proteome Research 13 (2014) 3444-3454


“A Tiered Analytical Approach for Investigating Poor Quality Emergency Contraceptives”

M. E. Monge et al. PLoS ONE 9 (4) (2014) :e95353


“Ion Mobility and Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Strategies for Exhaled Breath Condensate Glucose Quantitation in Cystic Fibrosis Studies”

M. E. Monge et al. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 27 (2013) 2263-2271


“Alternative pathway for atmospheric particles growth”

M. E. Monge et al. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (2012) 6840-6844


“Light changes the atmospheric reactivity of soot”
M. E. Monge et al. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (2010) 6605-6609



Facundo M. Fernández, Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, USA).

Christian George, IRCELYON-CNRS (Lyon, France).

Donatella Bulone, Istituto di Biofisica-CNR (Palermo, Italia).

Lydia I. Puricelli, Área Investigación-Instituto de Oncología “Ángel H. Roffo” (CABA, Argentina).

María Isabel Giménez, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires (CABA, Argentina).

Mario Salazar, IIDEFAR (Rosario, Argentina).

Pablo Hoijemberg, CIBION – CONICET (CABA, Argentina).

Adriana Kolender, CIHIDECAR-CONICET, DQO-FCEN, UBA (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Hartmut Herrmann, Leibniz Institute for. Tropospheric Research, TROPOS, (Leipzig, Alemania).

Abdelwahid Mellouki, Institut de Combustion Aérothermique Réactivité et Environnement, ICARE, CNRS (Orleáns, Francia).

Rosa Erra-Balsells, CIHIDECAR-CONICET, DQO-FCEN, UBA (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Patricio Yankilevich, IBioBA (CABA, Argentina).




– Mass Spectrometry

– Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography

– Multivariate Statistical Analysis (Chemometrics/Bioinformatics)