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LeeAnn Higgins

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Title

LeeAnn Higgins
Research Assistant Professor

Department:

Center for Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics

Education/Experience

Ph.D., Pharmacology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1993 - 1998

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1998 - 1999

Postdoctoral Associate

University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, 1999 - 2000

Research Associate

University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, 2000 - 2002

Research Assistant Professor

University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, 2002 - present

BICB M.S. Student, part-time

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, expected completion 2018

Expertise

Peptide ESI and MALDI mass spectrometry

Peptide 1D and 2D capillary HPLC-MS/MS

Protein identification by peptide MS/MS interpretation

Amino acid PTM assignment from MS/MS spectra

Relative protein quantification using iTRAQ technologies

Protein database search strategies with peptide tandem MS data

Manual peptide MS/MS interpretation

Small molecule high resolution MS for accurate mass

Intact protein MW measurement by MALDI and ESI-MS

Advanced MS scan modes including precursor ion, neutral loss, in-source decay

Award

2013 MCF Palmer Award Recipient

Phone Number
612-625-2280 or 612-625-6283
Email Address

higgi022@umn.edu

Address
43 Gortner Laboratory
1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108