Professor, Director of Integrated Life Sciences
GRA Distinguished Investigator
Adjunct Professor of Chemistry
Georgia Cancer Coalition Scholar
Member of the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center

Contact Info

3018 CCRC
Phone Number:
Lab office:
(706) 542-7806
Lab phone:
(706) 542-9741
Research Interests:

Congenital disorders of O-glycosylation, post-translational modification, cancer, mass spectrometry

Curriculum Vitae:
Of note:

2012-2017       Georgia Research Alliance Lars G. Ljungdahl Distinguished Investigator, Endowed Position

2012-present   Editorial Board Member, Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, ASBMB

2012-2017       Editorial Board Member, Journal of Biological Chemistry, ASBMB

2013-Present   Editorial Board Member, Glycobiology

2016               Molecular and Cellular Proteomics ASBMB Lectureship 

2019               Lamar Dodd Creative Research Award


  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Post-doctoral Fellow Biological Chemistry, 2003
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1998
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Chemistry, 1991
Selected Publications:

Articles Featuring Lance Wells

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 8:51am

In late February, Dr. Lance Wells was officially awarded the title of "Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Investigator"! We will release more news as it is forthcoming from GRA. Congratulations, Dr. Wells!

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 3:17pm

Hannah Stephen, one of our own Ph.D. candidates, has received the F30 Ruth L.