Faculty Profiles

Michael C. Fitzgerald
Professor of Chemistry
3222 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1547
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1994

B.S., Davidson College 1989

Research Areas:
Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Analytical

Fitzgerald, MC, and Smith, LM. "Mass spectrometry of nucleic acids: The promise of matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization (MALDI) mass spectrometry." Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure 24 (1995): 117-140.

Shen, CL, Fitzgerald, MC, and Murphy, RM. "Effect of acid predissolution on fibril size and fibril flexibility of synthetic beta-amyloid peptide." Biophysical Journal 67.3 (September 1994): 1238-1246. Full Text

Fitzgerald, MC, Parr, GR, and Smith, LM. "Basic matrices for the matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry of proteins and oligonucleotides." Analytical Chemistry 65.22 (November 1993): 3204-3211. Full Text

Fitzgerald, MC, Zhu, L, and Smith, LM. "The analysis of mock DNA sequencing reactions using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry." Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 7.10 (October 1993): 895-897. Full Text

Parr, GR, Fitzgerald, MC, and Smith, LM. "Matrix‐assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry of synthetic oligodeoxyribonucleotides." Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 6.6 (January 1, 1992): 369-372. Full Text

Fitzgerald, MC, Skowron, P, Etten, JLV, Smith, LM, and Mead, DA. "Rapid shotgun cloning utilizing the two base recognition endonuclease CviJI." Nucleic Acids Research 20.14 (1992): 3753-3762.

Beeston, RF, Larson, SL, and Fitzgerald, MC. "Ground- and Excited-State Properties of a Photostable Hemicage Ruthenium(II) Polypyridine Complex." Inorganic Chemistry 28.23 (November 1, 1989): 4187-4189. Full Text

Dawson, PE, Fitzgerald, MC, Muir, TW, and Kent, SBH. "Methods for the chemical synthesis and readout of self-encoded arrays of polypeptide analogues." Journal of the American Chemical Society 119.34 (August 27, 1997): 7917-7927. Full Text