Robert J. Hohman, Ph.D.

Robert J. Hohman, Ph.D.
Chief, Research Technologies Branch
Chief, Protein Chemistry Section

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Major Areas of Expertise

  • Analytical mass spectrometry (MS)
  • Protein identification
  • Protein separation
  • Assay development
  • Proteomics
  • Edman (N-terminal) protein sequencing
  • Bioinformatics

Program Description

The Protein Chemistry Section enables intramural NIAID investigators to use state-of-the-art applications in mass spectrometry, peptide synthesis, and protein.


Mass Spectrometry

  • Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid Mass Spectrometer equipped with Nano-LC Nano-Electrospray source 
  • Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Lumos Tribrid Mass spectrometer equipped with Nano-LC Nano-Electrospray source
  • Bruker Microflex LRF matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) - time of flight (TOF) MS
  • Applied Biosystems Sciex 4000 Q Trap mass spectrometer 

Protein Sequencing

  • Applied Biosystems 494clc Procise protein sequencer with four cartridge capability
  • Applied Biosystems 494 Procise protein sequencer with four cartridge capability

Research Group

Motoshi Suzuki, Ph.D.
Glenn Nardone, Ph.D.
Jan Lukszo, Ph.D.
L. Renee Olano, Ph.D
Ming Zhao, Ph.D.
Brian Martin, Ph.D.


Motoshi Suzuki, Ph.D., Mass Spectrometry
L. Renee Olano, Ph.D., Bioinformatics
Jan Lukszo, Ph.D., Protein Chemistry 
Glenn Nardone, Ph.D., Assay Development
Ming Zhao, Ph.D., Protein Separation
Brian Martin, Ph.D, Edman Sequencing

Content last reviewed on June 27, 2019