Ana Marques is graduated (1997, Universidade de Coimbra/Portugal), master (2001, Universidade de Coimbra/Portugal) and doctor (2011, Universidade de Aveiro/Portugal) in Chemistry. Her professional experience is very versatile, since she taught basic, secondary and university levels, and worked with mass spectrometry, synthesis and characterization of polymers, lignosulphonates from Eucalyptus globulus, organochlorine and organophosphorus pesticides, coated steels, textiles fibers,
protein-surfactant systems, and polymers insulators and conductors. In 2004 and 2005, she performed the functions of Superior Technician that included the maintenance, management and organization of the laboratory. In 2013, she joined to the Portuguese Mass Spectrometry Network (RNEM) within the National Roadmap of Research Infrastructures of Strategic Relevance. Currently, her work is focused on High Resolution Mass Spectrometry with a Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry (FT-ICR-MS) for the characterization and analysis of organic molecules, and the identification of metabolites. Ana Marques is involved in several research projects, such as "Metabolic Markers of Downy Mildew Resistance in Grapevine" (EXPL/BBB-BIO/0439/2013) and "Markers of Resistance in Grapevine: Correlating Metabolome Changes with Mildew Resistance" (PTDC/BAA-MOL/28675/2017). One of her research line is related with Leishmania infantum metabolism. Ana Marques is also team member of the project “European Network of Fourier-Transform Ion-Cyclotron Ressonance Mass Spectrometry Centers” (INFRAIA H2020, proj. 731077).