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Michael A. Freitas, PhD

Associate Professor

Director, CCC Proteomics Shared Resource

Contact Information


906 Biomedical Research Tower
460 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph. (614) 688-8432
E-Mail: michael.freitas@osumc.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Freitas is the Director of the OSU CCC Proteomics Shared Resource. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Virology Immunology and Medical Genetics, and the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the College of Medicine.  He is a member of the OSUCCC Program.  Dr. Freitas has been working in the field of mass spectrometry for 27 years and has spent the last 18 years developing and improving mass spectrometry and bioinformatic methods for his research in the fields of cancer proteomics and chromatin biology. He is a recipient of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award and the American Society for Mass Spectrometry Research Award. Dr. Freitas serves as a scientific advisor to the OSU Campus Chemical Instrument Center’s Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Facility. Current research in the Freitas lab is focused on apply proteomic methods to understand chromatin regulatory networks in cancer.  The lab has extensive expertise in characterizing protein modifications and identifying protein:protein interactions by mass spectrometry. Selected Publications: