Chemistry Department welcomes Mohanraja Kumar to its Staff

Danielle Randall
October 23, 2017

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to welcome Mohanraja Kumar to its staff as the Mass Spectrometry Research Scientist of the DCIF and CEHS Bioimaging and Chemical Analysis Core Facility.

Mohan comes to MIT from the University of South Florida, where he served as a Research Assistant Professor and Director.  At USF, Mohan was in charge of the day-to-day operation of the Mass Spectrometry and Peptide Core Facility, including instrument training, instrument upkeep, sample preparation, data interpretation, and fielding questions on various techniques.  Prior to his time at USF, Mohan served as a Research Fellow in the Molecular Imaging Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School; a Postdoctoral Fellow in the UCLA Protein and Peptide Core Facility; and a Postdoctoral Fellow of Organic and Medical Chemistry at the University of South Florida.

Mohan holds a Ph.D. in Bio-organic Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology.