Dr. Luis Ruzo
Prior to joining EAG, Dr. Ruzo served as a Professional Research Chemist and Co-Director of the Pesticide Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley from 1976-87 and then served as Managing Director & CEO of PTRL West from 1988-2012, when PTRL was acquired by EAG in April 2007. Additionally, he has served on numerous editorial and advisory boards, including the Canadian National Research Council, EPA's Peer Review Board.
Dr. Ruzo holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Michigan State University and conducted post-doctoral work at the University of Guelph and University of Amsterdam (Holland). Throughout his career Dr. Ruzo has focused on the transformations undergone by chemicals in the environment. He has published more than 100 articles in peer reviewed journals as well as giving over 60 presentations at US and international conferences.
Areas of Expertise: Chemistry, metabolism and analysis of pesticides, drugs and environmental pollutants; mass spectrometry, and NMR spectroscopy. Regulatory aspects of pesticide and pharmaceutical registration.