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Characterization of Protein-based Allergens


Material Measurement Laboratory, Biomolecular Measurement Division

RO# Location
50.64.51.B8453 Gaithersburg, MD

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Name E-mail Phone
Bunk, David M. 301.975.5071
Green, Ashley Beasley 301.975.4026
Phillips, Melissa Meaney 301.975.4134


This research focuses on the utilization of proteomics-based approaches to characterize protein-based allergens. Proteomics is one of the most important post-genomic approaches that provide a complete description of a proteome under various pathological and physiological conditions. The study of proteins/peptides comprises a diverse range of approaches aimed at the identification, characterization, and quantification of proteins in simple and complex matrices. We encourage research directed toward the implementation of bioanalytical instrumentation (including liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry) for the characterization and quantification of protein-based allergens in food and biological matrices.


Protein-based allergens; Proteomics; Mass spectrometry;


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


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$72,750.00 $3,000.00
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