Joshua Coon

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Joshua J. Coon
Residence United States
Nationality United States
Fields Chemist
Institutions University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alma mater Central Michigan University
University of Florida
Known for Mass spectrometry
Electron-transfer dissociation

Joshua Coon is an associate professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research focuses on mass spectrometry, specifically in its application to proteomics. Joshua Coon, along with John Syka, developed electron-transfer dissociation (ETD) while working in Donald Hunt's lab at the University of Virginia.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Research interests[edit]


  • Biemann Medal (2012)
  • Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award (2010)
  • Ken Standing Award, University of Manitoba (2009)
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2008)
  • American Society of Mass Spectrometry Research Award (2007)
  • Beckman Young Investigator Award (2007)
  • Eli Lilly and Company Young Investigator Award (2007)
  • Named one of "Tomorrow's PIs" by Genome Technology magazine (2006)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Syka JE, Coon JJ, Schroeder MJ, Shabanowitz J, Hunt DF (2004). "Peptide and protein sequence analysis by electron transfer dissociation mass spectrometry". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 101 (26): 9528–33. doi:10.1073/pnas.0402700101. PMC 470779. PMID 15210983.