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RAP opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology     NIST

Improving Peptide Identification By Making Use of All Levels of Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analysis


Material Measurement Laboratory, Biomolecular Measurement Division

opportunity location
50.64.51.C0818 Gaithersburg, MD

NIST only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Meghan Catherine Burke Harris 301-975-5631


This project aims to leverage sample preparation methods, state-of-the-art instrumentation, and custom software algorithms to improve methods for peptide identification from raw mass spectral data.  The use of orthogonal information such as multi-enzyme digestions, to verify the presence of a peptide using different proteases, and ion mobility adds layers of confidence to a given identification.  Individuals with a background in mass spectrometry or software development are encouraged to apply.

key words
mass spectrometry; liquid chromatography; mass spectral library; proteomics; peptide identification


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$82,764.00 $3,000.00
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