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Laurence Angel, Ph.D.

  • Faculty


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Sussex, 1999
  • BSc, Environmental Science with North American Studies, University of Sussex, 1996

Academic Positions

  • Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2019-present
  • Associate Professor, TAMUC, 2013-2019
  • Assistant Professor, TAMUC, 2007-2013
  • Assistant Research Professor, University of Nevada, 2003-2007
  • Postdoctoral Research, University of Nevada, 1999-2003

Research Funding

  • $216,267, National Science Foundation, 2018-2021

Awards and Honors

  • Faculty Senate Recognition Award for Professional Excellence: “Fearless Investigation,” TAMUC, 2016-2017
  • Provost Award–Research and Creative Activity, TAMUC, 2011

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Mass Spectrometry
  • American Chemical Society

Selected Publications

  • Comparison of the pH-dependent formation of His and Cys heptapeptide complexes of nickel(II), copper(II), and zinc(II) as determined by ion mobility – mass spectrometry Enas N. Yousef and Laurence A. Angel J. Mass Spectrum. Accepted for publication 12/13/2019.
  • Weak Acid-Base Interactions of Histidine and Cysteine Affect the Charge States, Tertiary Structure, and Zn(II)-binding of Heptapeptide Yu-Fu, Lin, Enas N. Yousef, Efren Torres, Linh Truong, James M. Zahnow, Cole B. Donald, Ying Qin, and Laurence A. Angel J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2019, 30, 2068-2081.
  • Direct Dynamics Simulations of Fragmentation of a Zn(II)-2Cys-2His Oligopeptide. Comparison with Mass Spectrometry Collision-Induced Dissociation Malik A. Rao, Yu-Fu Lin, Subha Pratihar, Laurence A. Angel, and William L. Hase J. Phys. Chem. 2019, 123, 6868-6885.
  • Ion Mobility – Mass Spectrometry Techniques for Determining the Structure and Mechanisms of Metal Ion Recognition and Redox Activity of Metal Binding Oligopeptides Enas N. Yousef, Ramakrishna Sesham, Jacob W. McCabe, Rajpal Vangala. and Laurence A. Angel J. Vis. Exp. (151), e60102, doi:10.3791/60102 (2019). Video URL:
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