Ms Sonia Bustamante

Analytical Chemist

Facility: Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry Facility
Category: General/Technical Staff


BChem(Hons)(Analytical Chemistry), San Marcos National University, Peru
MChem(Food and Drug Analysis), UNSW Australia

Role & Interests

My work involves the characterisation and/or quantitation of small molecule metabolites in biological systems by GC-MS and LC-MS. Current projects/assays include: Isotope dilution GCMS; Analysis of catecholamines & Kynurenine Pathway metabolites; Nitrates and Nitrites; Glucose; Hormones; Acetylecholine and other quaternary ammonium biological amines; Vitamin D and metabolites. My interest is in targeted metabolomics and the development of quantitative methods. Other duties include training students and other users in the laboratory as well as instrumental techniques.


Rm 404A, L4 NW, Wallace Wurth Bldg (C27)


+61 (2) 9385 1613
+61 (2) 9385 3950