Dr. LeRoy B. Martin, III is a Senior Manager for Biological Mass Spectrometry at Waters Corporation. His primary role is developing and implementing advanced mass spectrometry solutions in the Americas. He is also charged with evaluating and integrating new technologies and planning for their inclusion either as Waters offerings or in combinations of instrumentation platforms. Most recently, his focus has been on complex mixture quantitative proteomics and intact protein and protein-protein interaction analyses.
Roy also serves as the liaison to many academic and institutional research programs and organizations. He is currently the chair of the ABRF Corporate Advisors Committee (CAC) and is on the Industrial Advisory Board of HUPO and USHUPO. He also serves on the Foundation Board for the North Carolina State University College Sciences (NCSU COS).
Roy received a B.S. in Chemistry from Davidson College in 1984, and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from North Carolina State in 1990, where he specialized in structural analysis of DNA-metal adducts by mass spectrometry. After postdoctoral research at Stonybrook studying chemically modified DNA, he started as a demo chemist in 1992 at Fisons instruments / VG Organic, which became Micromass and then Waters.