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Current Group Members
Principle Investigator
Dr. Russell

Dr. David H. Russell
MDS-Sciex Professor of Mass Spectrometry
Ph.D. University of Nebraska 
Phone: (979) 845-3345
Fax: (979) 845-9485
Office: Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Bldg (ILSB) Rm 1201
Email: russell@mail.chem.tamu.edu 
Mail: Department of Chemistry, 3255 TAMU 
College Station, TX 77843

Administrative Assistant
Eva Capareda

Evamarie Capareda
Program Coordinator
ILSB 1201
Phone: (979) 458-8046
Fax: (979) 845-7561
Email: russell_asst@mail.chem.tamu.edu

Research Scientist


Postdoctoral Research Associate
Graduate Students

Michael Poltash
Prior Degree/Yr/Institution: B.S. Chemistry / 2014 / James Madison University
Research project: High resolution ion mobility mass spectrometry instrument development.
Email: michael.poltash@chem.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 845-0613
Hobbies: Sports, cars, and motorcycles


Shiyu Dong
Prior Degree/Yr/Institution: B.S. Chemistry / 2013 / Nanjing University, China
Research project: Metal- induced conformational changes of metallothinein
Email: shiyu.dong@chem.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 845-0613
Hobbies: Badminton, cooking


Mehdi Shirzadeh
Prior Degree/Yr/Institution: B.S. Applied Chemistry / 2009 / K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Iran; M..S. Chemistry / 2013 / University of Tehran
Research project: Surface induced dissociation for complex protein and novel instrumentation
Email: mehdi.shirzadeh@chem.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 845-0613
Hobbies: Soccer, volleyball, hiking


Michael Hebert
Prior Degree/Yr/Institution: B.S. Chemistry / 2015 / University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Research Interests: Investigating the structural effects of hydration and subsequent desolvation of peptides & proteins using molecular dynamic simulations & cryogenic ion mobility mass spectrometry
Email: mhebert@tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 845-0613
Hobbies: Counter-Strike & Tabletop games


Christopher S. Mallis
Prior Degree/Yr/Institution: B.S. Chemistry / 2016 / Penn State University
Research project: Data analysis of complex ion-mobility/mass spectral data
Email: csmallis@tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 845-0613
Hobbies: fencing, watching other sports


Rashno Poormotamed
Prior Degree/Yr/Institution: M.S. Chemistry / 2016 /Southern Illinois University; B.S. Chemistry / 2014 / Southern Illinois University
Research project: Studying the effect of solution phase heating on the protein structures using charge state distribution and collision cross section profiles.
Phone: (979) 845-0613
Hobbies: Watching Netflix, Dancing


Jacob McCabe
Prior Degree/Yr/Institution: MS Chemistry / 2017 /Texas A&M University Commerce; BS Chemistry / 2015/ Baylor University
Research project: Instrument development
Phone: (979) 845-0613
Hobbies: Playing video games








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