Anna E. Merrill, PhD

Portrait
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office
6234 Roy Carver Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-678-8400

Education

Mayo Clinic Proteomics Research Center (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow)
Mayo Clinic Office of Intellectual Property (off-site summer internship)
BA, Chemistry and Spanish, St. Olaf College
PhD, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin
Postdoctoral Scholar, Quantitative omics for studying the oral microbiome in dental and systemic disease, University of Wisconsin, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Chemistry: Liquid chromatography, tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), toxicology, automated & special chemistry, assay validation and implementation, informatics/laboratory information system (LIS), University of Washington

Publications

(In Press). Improved accuracy of automated chemistry results using data-driven repeat testing algorithms.

Merrill, A. E., Khan, J., Dickerson, J. A., Holmes, D. T., Harris, N. S. & Greene, D. N. (2016). Method-to-method variability in urine albumin measurements. Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 460, 114-9. PMID: 27315746.

Merrill, A. E. (2016). The ABCs of pediatric laboratory medicine vitamin D testing. (Vols. 35).

Rose, C. M., Rush, M. J., Riley, N. M., Merrill, A. E., Kwiecien, N. W., Holden, D. D., Mullen, C., Westphall, M. S. & Coon, J. J. (2015). A calibration routine for efficient ETD in large-scale proteomics. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 26(11), 1848-57. PMID: 26111518.

Rhoads, T. W., Prasad, A., Kwiecien, N. W., Merrill, A. E., Zawack, K., Westphall, M. S., Schroeder, F. C., Kimble, J. & Coon, J. J. (2015). NeuCode Labeling in Nematodes: Proteomic and Phosphoproteomic Impact of Ascaroside Treatment in Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP, 14(11), 2922-35. PMID: 26392051.

Richards, A. L., Merrill, A. E. & Coon, J. J. (2015). Proteome sequencing goes deep. Current opinion in chemical biology, 24, 11-7. PMID: 25461719.

Chasman, D., Ho, Y. H., Berry, D. B., Nemec, C. M., MacGilvray, M. E., Hose, J., Merrill, A. E., Lee, M. V., Will, J. L., Coon, J. J., Ansari, A. Z., Craven, M. & Gasch, A. P. (2014). Pathway connectivity and signaling coordination in the yeast stress-activated signaling network. Molecular systems biology, 10, 759. PMID: 25411400.

Merrill, A. E., Hebert, A. S., MacGilvray, M. E., Rose, C. M., Bailey, D. J., Bradley, J. C., Wood, W. W., El Masri, M., Westphall, M. S., Gasch, A. P. & Coon, J. J. (2014). NeuCode labels for relative protein quantification. Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP, 13(9), 2503-12. PMID: 24938287.

Rhoads, T. W., Rose, C. M., Bailey, D. J., Riley, N. M., Molden, R. C., Nestler, A. J., Merrill, A. E., Smith, L. M., Hebert, A. S., Westphall, M. S., Pagliarini, D. J., Garcia, B. A. & Coon, J. J. (2014). Neutron-encoded mass signatures for quantitative top-down proteomics. Analytical chemistry, 86(5), 2314-9. PMID: 24475910.

Ulbrich, A., Merrill, A. E., Hebert, A. S., Westphall, M. S., Keller, M. P., Attie, A. D. & Coon, J. J. (2014). Neutron-encoded protein quantification by peptide carbamylation. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 25(1), 6-9. PMID: 24178922.

Hebert, A. S., Merrill, A. E., Stefely, J. A., Bailey, D. J., Wenger, C. D., Westphall, M. S., Pagliarini, D. J. & Coon, J. J. (2013). Amine-reactive neutron-encoded labels for highly plexed proteomic quantitation. Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP, 12(11), 3360-9. PMID: 23882030.

Merrill, A. E., Coon, J. J. (2013). Quantifying proteomes and their post-translational modifications by stable isotope label-based mass spectrometry. Current opinion in chemical biology, 17(5), 779-86. PMID: 23835517.

Rose, C. M., Merrill, A. E., Bailey, D. J., Hebert, A. S., Westphall, M. S. & Coon, J. J. (2013). Neutron encoded labeling for peptide identification. Analytical chemistry, 85(10), 5129-37. PMID: 23638792.

Hebert, A. S., Merrill, A. E., Bailey, D. J., Still, A. J., Westphall, M. S., Strieter, E. R., Pagliarini, D. J. & Coon, J. J. (2013). Neutron-encoded mass signatures for multiplexed proteome quantification. Nature methods, 10(4), 332-4. PMID: 23435260.