Jonathan Trinidad received his B.S. in Chemisty (cum laude) from the College of William and Mary in 1996. He attended Harvard Medical School for his Ph.D in Neuroscience, which he received in 2003. He was a post-doctoral scholar at UCSF from 2003 until 2005, studying mass spectrometry with Alma Burlingame. From 2005 to 2012, he was an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at UCSF. Dr. Trinidad joined IU in the summer of 2012
His research focuses on the development and application of mass spectrometry/proteomics techniques to the study of complex systems. He is particularly interested in quantitative mass spectrometry as well as biochemical approaches towards the enrichment and characterization of post-translational modifications.