University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
College of Biological Sciences
http://www.cbs.umn.edu/

Griffin Research Group

Current lab members and collaborators

Candace Guerrero

 

Candace Guerrero, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Researcher

Education: B.S. Western Kentucky, ACS Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2007; Ph.D. University of California, Riverside, Analytical Chemistry, 2014

cguerrer@umn.edu

Research Interests: Analytical and bioinformatic method development for improving protein sequence coverage from MS-based proteomics data, applied to proteogenomic studies integrating RNA-seq and proteomic data.

 

Ebbing de Jong

 

Ebbing de Jong, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Center for Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics

Education: B.Sc. University of Guelph, Chemistry, 2001; Ph.D. University of Alberta, Analytical Chemistry, 2007

dejon039@umn.edu

Research interests: Developing new methods for MS-based proteomic studies, with a current focus on targeted proteomic methods (e.g. SRM) development and optimization;  application of these methods with a variety of laboratories through the Center for Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics.
Undergraduate Researchers
  • Kevin Murray
  • Victoria Smith
  • Mehdi Mulla

Major collaborators

Team members: Galaxy-P project for multi-omic data analysis applications

  • James Johnson, Senior Software Developer, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (Galaxy software developer)
  • Trevor Wennblom, Senior Software Developer, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (Galaxy software developer)
  • Tom McGowan, Informatics Computing Consultant, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (Galaxy software consultant)
  • Getiria Onsongo, Informatics Analyst, Research Informatics Support Systems, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (proteogenomic data analysis applications)
  • Brian Sandri, Post-doctoral research associate, Chris Wendt Lab (proteogenomics and metaproteomics of lung disease)
  • Somi Afiuni, Post-doctoral research associate, Amy Skubitz Lab(proteogenomics and metaproteomics of ovarian cancer)
  • Matt Andrews Lab, University of Minnesota-Duluth (proteogenomics of mammalian hibernation)

Former Lab Members

Name, Years

Degree earned

Project

Current position

Somi Afiuni

2011-2013

Post-doctoral researcher

Methods for quantitative proteomic analysis of carbonylation

Post-doctoral researcher

University of Minnesota

(Amy Skubitz Lab)

Sue van Riper

2008-2013

Ph.D.

Developing new methods for label free quantitative proteomics

Proteomics Computational Manager

University of Minnesota Informatics Institute

Joel Kooren

2007-2013

Ph.D.

Proteomic characterization of oral exudates in oral cancer

Post-doctoral researcher

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

(Jenny van Eyk lab)

Matt Stone

2008-2011

Post-doctoral researcher

Proteomic approaches for biomarker discovery and PTM characterization

Senior MS Field Applications Specialist

Waters Corporation

Getiria Onsongo

2005-2011

Ph.D.

Developing computational methods for quantitative proteomics and bioinformatic analysis

Informatics Analyst

Research Informatics Support Systems

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

Mikel Roe

2003-2009

Ph.D.

Proteomic analysis of protein carbonylation

Post-doctoral researcher, University of Minnesota

Sri Bandhakavi

2004-2010

Post-doctoral researcher

Descriptive and quantitative proteomics in cells and fluids

Scientist

 diaDexus

Hongwei Xie

2004-2007

Post-doctoral researcher

Director of Mass Spectrometry, KBI Biopharma

Scientist

KBI Biopharma

 

Griffin Lab Contact Information:

Laboratory: 7-166 MCB
Telephone: (612) 624-0381

Mailing Address:

420 Washington Ave SE
7-166 MCB
Minneapolis, MN 55455