Kris is the Purchasing Analyst for the facility. She also functions as the Editorial Assistant to Dr. Burlingame in his capacity as Co-Editor of Molecular & Cellular Proteomics journal. In her role as the purchasing analyst, Kris processes and receives all laboratory supply and equipment orders for the facility. In addition she processes new appointments and visas for facility personnel. Kris also supports the facility by providing database maintenance for purchasing, new research projects and sample submission. She assists with management of the front office and with the planning and operation of the International Symposia on Mass Spectrometry in the Health and Life Sciences.