Suraj received his BA from Grinnell College (1999) and PhD in Chemistry from Duke University (2004). In June 2004 he joined the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow focused on bio-threat reduction and environmental bioremediation research. In December 2006, he moved to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) as Research Fellow and worked in the areas of cellular signaling and innate immune response. He has 20+ years of experience in the use of mass spectrometry to answer challenging questions in the areas of biotechnology focusing on human health, drug development, microbiology, and bioremediation. He joined Waters Corporation in October of 2015 and currently is the Biomedical Research Market Segment Manager for Waters Corporation. Immediately prior to joining Waters, Suraj worked at Research Triangle Institute International (RTI) as a Scientist and the LCMS Core Leader for the NIH's Eastern Metabolomics Resource Center at RTI.