Group Members

Front row (from L to R): Prof. Brandon Ruotolo, Iliana Levesque, Joe Keating, Rosie Villafuerte-Vega, Dr. Varun Gadkari; Middle row: Kristine Parson, Kate Hanggi, Chae Jeon, Devin Makey; Top row: Anna Anders, Brock Juliano; Headshots: Cara D’amico, Yilian Han, Carolina Rojas Ramirez, Henry Li, Victoria Tran

Prof. Brandon Ruotolo | Principal Investigator

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Current Members


Varun Gadkari | Postdoctoral fellow

Aggregating proteins implicated in neurodegenerative disease

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Cara D’Amico | Graduate Student

Protein-protein/ligand interactions with IM-MS

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Kristine Parson | Graduate Student

Membrane proteins in mixed lipid nanodiscs

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Carolina Rojas Ramirez | Graduate Student

Top-down sequencing of protein complexes by FRIPS
Monitoring unfolding pathways by CIU-ECD methods

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Yilin Han | Graduate Student

Native structure mass spec on amyloid beta aggregation

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Brock Juliano  | Graduate Student

Top-down proteomics

Chae Kyung Jeon | Graduate Student

Computational modeling of protein complexes

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Iliana Levesque | Graduate Student

Membrane protein studies with IM-MS

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Rosendo Villafuerte-Vega | Graduate Student

Characterization of biotherapeutic antibodies using IM-MS and CIU

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Devin Makey | Graduate Student

Intact protein quantification via LC-cIM-MS

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Anna Anders | Graduate Student

Native IM-MS and CIU characterization of the transcriptome

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Kate Hanggi | Rotation Student

Membrane protein studies

Victoria Tran | Masters Student

CIUSuite and Software Development

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Mengdao Li | Undergraduate Student

Modeling of Collision Induced Unfolding (CIU) of HSA

Joseph Keating | Undergraduate Student 

Top-down proteomics

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Henry Li | Undergraduate Student

IM-MS and CIU of Bispecific Antibodies



Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students