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Lisa E. Kilpatrick

Research Chemist

Before joining NIST, Dr. Kilpatrick received a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Northern Illinois University and worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Medical University of South Carolina where she identified post-translational modifications of lens proteins during cataract formation.  She has experience in top-down and high-throughput proteomics using triple quadrupole, Q-TOF, MALDI and Orbitrap mass spectrometers.  Dr. Kilpatrick’s current work includes developing a reference measurement procedure for the quantification of vitamin D-binding protein using isotope-dilution mass spectrometry and improving the reproducibility of proteomics techniques using standard reference materials and reference libraries. 



2012 Best Poster, ABRF Conference

2002 Best Woman Student, NIU


Certification of a pregnancy-specific reference material for thyroid biomarkers, vitamin D, and nutritional trace elements in serum

Ashley S. Boggs-Russell, Lisa E. Kilpatrick, Carolyn Q. Burdette, Denise S. Tevis, Zachary A. Fultz, Michael A. Nelson, Jeff M. Jarrett, Stephen A. Wise, Brittany Kassim, Stephen E. Long
Background Concentrations of critical metabolites, hormones, and nutritional elements change significantly throughout pregnancy. Therefore, increased matrix
Created October 9, 2019