Bryan Early

Software Engineer, Northwestern Proteomics

Bryan Early received his BS in Mathematics and Computer Science in 2008 from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  During his senior year, he joined the Kelleher Research Group and began work with the ProSightPC software development team.  In 2010, he received a Masters of Science in Mathematics.  He moved to Northwestern University in June 2010.  Bryan's research centers around the development of new algorithms for top down proteomics data analysis.

Selected Publications

  • Ntai I, Kim K, Fellers RT, Skinner OS, Smith AD 4th, Early BP, Savaryn JP, LeDuc RD, Thomas PM, Kelleher NL "Applying label-free quantitation to top down proteomics." Anal Chem, 2014, 86(10) p. 4961-8.
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  • Skinner OS, Catherman AD, Early BP, Thomas PM, Compton PD, Kelleher NL "Fragmentation of integral membrane proteins in the gas phase." Anal Chem, 2014, 86(9) p. 4627-34.
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  • Dang X, Scotcher J, Wu S, Chu RK, Tolić N, Ntai I, Thomas PM, Fellers RT, Early BP, Zheng Y, Durbin KR, Leduc RD, Wolff JJ, Thompson CJ, Pan J, Han J, Shaw JB, Salisbury JP, Easterling M, Borchers CH, Brodbelt JS, Agar JN, Paša-Tolić L, Kelleher NL, Young NL "The first pilot project of the consortium for top-down proteomics: a status report." Proteomics, 2014, 14(10) p. 1130-40.
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  • Campus: Evanston
  • Office: 4120 Hogan


  • Telephone: (847) 467-3711
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