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Genomic Science Program Scientist To Become Editor of Analytical Chemistry
Published: October 18, 2011
Posted: November 02, 2011

Jonathan Sweedler of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has been named the new editor of the American Chemical Society journal Analytical Chemistry, the most widely read journal in this field. His research has focused on bioanalytical chemistry, specifically on small volume peptidomics and metabolomics. Sweedler has been funded since the late 1990s for the development and application to DOE missions of a variety of analytical techniques, initially for genome sequencing and currently for genomic applications of mass spectrometry. He has a current Office of Biological and Environmental Research award with his collaborator Paul Bohn of Notre Dame to study the molecular interactions among microbes, and between microbes and plants. The objective of this work is to develop correlated chemical and spatial information, employing mass spectrometry and confocal Raman imaging to characterize key molecular species and events in multicellular processes. Sweedler is a chemistry professor and director of the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center at the University of Illinois.

Contact: Arthur Katz, SC-23.2, (301) 903-4932
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Genomic Analysis and Systems Biology
  • Research Area: Research Technologies and Methodologies
  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER


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