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LeeAnn Higgins

Research Assistant Professor

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

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

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

Postdoctoral Research Associate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1998 - 1999


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

M.S. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2020

M.S. Clinical Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 1995



Mass spectrometer operation, ESI and MALDI MS

Peptide capillary HPLC 

Discovery-based proteomics research

Relative protein quantification by mass spectrometry (stable isotope label and label-free)

Post-translational modification detection by mass spectrometry

Protein database searching with peptide tandem MS data

Small molecule high resolution MS for accurate mass

Intact protein MS by MALDI-TOF and ESI-MS



2013 MCF Palmer Award Recipient

612-625-2280 or 612-625-6283

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