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Prof. Peter Nemes, PhD

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Office: (E-mail) nemesATumdDOTedu, (Tel) 301-405-0373, (Address) Room 2505, Biochemistry Bldg. (Meetings by appointment only; no walk-ins; no solicitations)

Lab: (Tel) 301-405-8612, (Address) Room 1505/1507, Biochemistry Bldg.

Education

Prof. Peter Nemes

20092011: Postdoctorate Research Fellow, Analytical Neuroscience, University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL. Supervisor: Professor Jonathan V. Sweedler. Research Output: 6 peer-reviewed publications with 2 featured on cover pages; 1 book chapter; 6 presentations.

20052009: PhD in Chemistry, The George Washington University, Washington, DC. Advisor: Professor Akos Vertes. Dissertation: “Laser Ablation Electrospray Ionization for Ambient Analysis and Molecular Imaging with Mass Spectrometry.” Research output: 14 peer-reviewed publications with 2 featured on cover pages; 2 book chapters; 21 presentations; 5 patent applications (all licensed).

19992004: MSc in Chemistry (Summa Cum Laude), Eotvos Lorand University and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. Advisor: Professor Karoly Vekey. Dissertation: “Interrogation of Noncovalent Amino Acid Clusters by Mass Spectrometry.” Research Output: 2 peer-reviewed publications; 1 presentation.

Professional Experience

2018 Jan.–Present: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Maryland–College Park, MD

2018 Jan.–Present: Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy & Regenerative Biology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

2017 Sept.–2017 Dec.: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Maryland–College Park, MD

2013 Sept.–2017 Dec.: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

2011 Feb.–2013 Aug.: Staff Fellow, Division of Chemistry and Materials Science, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Silver Spring, MD

2009–Present: Member of the Science Advisory Board, Protea Biosciences Inc., Morgantown, WV

2009–2011: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Urbana, IL

2005–2009: Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

2004–2005: Research Assistant, Chemical Research Center, The Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Administrative Experience

2019 Nov.–Present: Associate Editor,  Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology (Molecular Medicine specialty section)

2018 Jan.–Present: Group Leader (Associate Professor), Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Maryland–College Park

2013 Aug.–2017 Dec.: Group Leader (Assistant Professor), Department of Chemistry, The George Washington University

2012 Feb.–2013 Feb.: Laboratory Leader, Laboratory of Chemical Contamination, Division of Chemistry and Materials Science, US FDA, Silver Spring, MD

2011 Sept.–2013 Sept.: Co-chair, Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group Inc., Columbia, MD

Honors

[20] 2018 (July), 2018 Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellowship by HPLC Inc. Link.

[19] 2017 (June), 2017 ASMS Research Award by the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS). Link.

[18] 2017 (May), Scientific Achievement Award by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Contamination Analysis Group (members: Samanthi Wickramasekara, Hongli Li, David, Keire, and Peter Nemes)

[17] 2017 (March): 2017 Robert J. Cotter New Investigator award, US-HUPO. Link.

[16] 2017 (Jan.): 2016 DuPont Young Professor award, DuPont, Wilmington, DE. Link.

[15] 2016 (Aug.): 2016 Arthur F. Findeis Award for Achievements by a Young Analytical Chemist, the American Chemical Society (ACS): Division of Analytical Chemistry. Link.

[14] 2016 (Apr.) The Helmsley Fellowship for cross-disciplinary academic and scientific career by the Helmsley Charitable Trust through the Cold Springs Harbor laboratory (Cold Spring Harbor, NY).

[13] 2016 (Feb.): Named Emerging Investigator, the Journal of American Society for Mass Spectrometry (JASMS)

[12] 2015 (Dec.): Named Emerging Investigator, the Analyst

[11] 2015 (Sept.): Named Beckman Young Investigator, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, Irvine, CA.

[10] 2014: Selected as 1 of 5 finalists for the Young Investigator Award, Bioanalysis and Bioanalysis Zone, Future Science Group, London, UK.

[9] 2011: Special Recognition Award, US FDA, Silver Spring, MD

[8] 2010: Science and Technology Innovation Award, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Chicago, IL

[7] 2009: The American Institute of Chemists prize in Chemistry, The American Institute of Chemists, Washington, DC

[6] 2009: Student presentation award, the 12th International Workshop on Desorption Induced by Electronic Transitions, Pine Mountain, GA

[5] 2008: Young Investigator Travel Award, the Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group, Columbia, MD

[4] 2008: International Research Fellowship Award, The Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation, Luzern, Switzerland

[3] 2007: Young Investigator Travel Award, the Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group, Columbia, MD

[2] 2006 Student Travel Award, the 33rd Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL

[1]  2005 Student Poster Presentation Award, 32nd Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies Conference, Quebec City, Canada