Ana M. Martin Castro was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1964. She received her B.S. (1988) and Ph.D. (1994) degrees under the supervision of Professors J. L. Garcia Ruano. Lutz F. Tietze, born in Berlin, Germany, in 1942 studied Chemistry in Kiel and Freiburg and obtained his Ph.D under the guidance of B. Franck at the University of.
Raman spectroscopy is an emerging technique in bioanalysis and imaging of biomaterials due to its unique spectroscopic fingerprint capabilities.