Katrina L. Leaptrot is Research Assistant Professor in the Vanderbilt University Chemistry Department. She received her B.S. in biology and chemistry from the University of Charleston (West Virginia) in 2011 and her Ph.D. in chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 2018. Following postdoctoral training at Vanderbilt University, she transitioned into a research faculty position in 2020 for the McLean Research Group, the Vanderbilt Center for Innovative Technology, and the SyBBURE Searle Undergraduate Research Programme. Katrina’s research focuses on analyses of lipids and related biomolecules via liquid chromatography–ion mobility‑mass spectrometry.