Neil Kelleher

Northwestern University

Neil L. Kelleher, PhD, is the Walter and Mary Glass Professor of Molecular Biosciences and Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. He also is Director of the Proteomics Center of Excellence and a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. He has successfully driven technology development and applications of very high performance mass spectrometry in the areas of top down proteomics, natural products discovery, and cancer biology and has over 350 publications, with an H-factor of 70 and more than 1800 citations/year. His outstanding contributions to the fields of proteomics and natural products chemistry have been recognized by multiple awards, including the Biemann Medal from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, the Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry from the American Chemical Society, the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering, the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, a Sloan Fellowship, a Packard Fellowship, and an NSF CAREER Award.