Prof. Peter Nemes, PhD
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.
2009–2011: 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.
2005–2009: 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).
1999–2004: 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.
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
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
 2018 (July), 2018 Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellowship by HPLC Inc. Link.
 2017 (June), 2017 ASMS Research Award by the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS). Link.
 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)
 2017 (March): 2017 Robert J. Cotter New Investigator award, US-HUPO. Link.
 2017 (Jan.): 2016 DuPont Young Professor award, DuPont, Wilmington, DE. Link.
 2016 (Aug.): 2016 Arthur F. Findeis Award for Achievements by a Young Analytical Chemist, the American Chemical Society (ACS): Division of Analytical Chemistry. Link.
 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).
 2016 (Feb.): Named Emerging Investigator, the Journal of American Society for Mass Spectrometry (JASMS)
 2015 (Dec.): Named Emerging Investigator, the Analyst
 2015 (Sept.): Named Beckman Young Investigator, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, Irvine, CA.
 2014: Selected as 1 of 5 finalists for the Young Investigator Award, Bioanalysis and Bioanalysis Zone, Future Science Group, London, UK.
 2011: Special Recognition Award, US FDA, Silver Spring, MD
 2010: Science and Technology Innovation Award, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Chicago, IL
 2009: The American Institute of Chemists prize in Chemistry, The American Institute of Chemists, Washington, DC
 2009: Student presentation award, the 12th International Workshop on Desorption Induced by Electronic Transitions, Pine Mountain, GA
 2008: Young Investigator Travel Award, the Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group, Columbia, MD
 2008: International Research Fellowship Award, The Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation, Luzern, Switzerland
 2007: Young Investigator Travel Award, the Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group, Columbia, MD
 2006 Student Travel Award, the 33rd Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL
 2005 Student Poster Presentation Award, 32nd Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies Conference, Quebec City, Canada