Alan J Tackett
University of Arkansas
Alan J. Tackett has obtained his PhD from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2002. Currently, he is working as Associate Professor in University of Arkansas. He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like Conference Papers in Biology. He has authored 41 research articles/books. In 2011 he received UAMS Founders Society Research Award.
His areas of expertise include proteomics, epigenetic technology development, and melanoma cancer biology. We currently pursue a series of proteomic studies including the most comprehensive to date proteomic analysis of FFPE patient melanoma. Additionally, he direct the UAMS Proteomics Facility and have extensive experience in collaborative research projects involving various areas of mass spectrometry. His group has expertise in using mass spectrometry to identify proteins in complex mixtures as well as quantifying protein abundance using various procedures (e.g., label-free, spectral counting, stable isotope tags & SILAC). They also perform various quantitative analyses of posttranslational modifications.