Biomedical Scientist
Biomedical Scientist

Research Interest

  • Lipidomics (environment and human systems)
  • Mass spectrometry


  • NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Ames and Portland State University, 2010-2012
  • PhD in geology (specialized in geobiology), University of Toronto, 2009

Awards and Recognitions

  • Software Development Award, PNNL (2015)
  • Outstanding Performance Award, PNNL (2014-2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Astrobiology Institute (2010-2012)



  • Kyle J.E. 2020. "Extracting Biological Insight from Untargeted Lipidomics Data." In Computation Methods and Data Analysis for Metabolomics. Methods in Molecular Biology, edited by S. Li. 121-137. New York, New York:Humana. PNNL-SA-142580.  doi:10.1007/978-1-0716-0239-3_7
  • Leier H.C., J.B. Weinstein, J.E. Kyle, J. Lee, L.M. Bramer, K.G. Stratton, and D. Kempthorne, et al. 2020. "A global lipid map defines a network essential for Zika virus replication." Nature Communications 11, no. 3652. PNNL-SA-139745. doi:10.1101/2020.01.27.910919


  • Angerer T.B., D. Velickovic, C.D. Nicora, J.E. Kyle, D.J. Graham, C.R. Anderton, and L.J. Gamble. 2019. "Exploiting the Semidestructive Nature of Gas Cluster Ion Beam Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Simultaneous Localization and Confident Lipid Annotations." Analytical Chemistry 91, no. 23:15073-15080. PNNL-SA-150104. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.9b03763
  • Clair G., S.M. Reehl, K.G. Stratton, M.E. Monroe, M. Tfaily, C.K. Ansong, and J.E. Kyle. 2019. "Lipid Mini-On: Mining and ontology tool for enrichment analysis of lipidomic data." Bioinformatics 35, no. 21:4507-4508. PNNL-SA-142630. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btz250
  • Coelho C., L. Brown, M. Maryam, R. Vij, D.F. Smith, M.C. Burnet, and J.E. Kyle, et al. 2019. "Listeria monocytogenes Virulence Factors, including listeriolysin O, are Secreted in Biologically Active Extracellular Vesicles." Journal of Biological Chemistry 294, no. 4:1202-1217. PNNL-SA-128462. doi:10.1074/jbc.RA118.006472
  • Fudyma J.D., J.E. Lyon, R. Aminitabrizi, H. Gieschen, R.K. Chu, D.W. Hoyt, and J.E. Kyle, et al. 2019. "Untargeted metabolomic profiling of Sphagnum fallax reveals novel antimicrobial metabolites." Plant Direct 3, no. 11:Article No. e00179. PNNL-SA-146621. doi:10.1002/pld3.179
  • Kyle J.E., K.E. Burnum-Johnson, J.P. Wendler, A.J. Eisfeld, P.J. Halfmann, T. Watanabe, and F. Sahr, et al. 2019. "Plasma lipidome reveals critical illness and recovery from human Ebola virus disease." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116, no. 9:3919-3928. PNNL-SA-136689. doi:10.1073/pnas.1815356116
  • Tfaily M., R.M. Wilson, H.M. Brewer, R.K. Chu, H.M. Heyman, D.W. Hoyt, and J.E. Kyle, et al. 2019. "Single-throughput complementary high-resolution analytical techniques for characterizing complex natural organic matter mixtures." Journal of Visualized Experiments. PNNL-SA-138197. doi:10.3791/59035


  • Cole J.K., B.R. Morton, H.C. Cardamone, H.R. Lake, A. Dohnalkova, Y. Kim, and J.E. Kyle, et al. 2018. "Salinivirga fredricksonii gen. nov. , sp. nov., a heterotrophic halophile isolated from photosynthetic mat of a novel lineage (Salinivirgaceae fam. nov.) within the order Rhizobiales, and reclassification of the genus Salinarimonas Liu et al. 2010 into Salinivirgaceae." International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68, no. 5:1591-1598. PNNL-SA-118460. doi:10.1099/ijsem.0.002715
  • Kyle J.E., G. Clair, G. Bandyopadhyay, R. Misra, E.M. Zink, K.J. Bloodsworth, and A.K. Shukla, et al. 2018. "Cell type-resolved human lung lipidome reveals cellular cooperation in lung function." Scientific Reports 8, no. 1:Article No. 13455. PNNL-SA-132404. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-31640-x
  • Kyle J.E., N.A. Aly, X. Zheng, K.E. Burnum-Johnson, R.D. Smith, and E.M. Baker. 2018. "Evaluating lipid mediator structural complexity using ion mobility spectrometry combined with mass spectrometry." Bioanalysis 10, no. 5:279-289. PNNL-SA-130733. doi:10.4155/bio-2017-0245
  • Nicora C.D., K.E. Burnum-Johnson, E.S. Nakayasu, C.P. Casey, R.A. White, T. Roy Chowdhury, and J.E. Kyle, et al. 2018. "The MPLEx Protocol for Multi-Omic Analyses of Soil Samples." Journal of Visualized Experiments e57343, no. 135. PNNL-SA-129344. doi:10.3791/57343


  • Burnum-Johnson K.E., J.E. Kyle, A.J. Eisfeld, C.P. Casey, K.G. Stratton, J.F. Gonzalez, and F. Habyarimana, et al. 2017. "MPLEx: A method for simultaneous pathogen inactivation and extraction of samples for multi-omics profiling." Analyst 142, no. 3:442-448. PNNL-SA-116063. doi:10.1039/c6an02486f
  • Dautel S.E., J.E. Kyle, G. Clair, R.L. Sontag, K.K. Weitz, A.K. Shukla, and S.N. Nguyen, et al. 2017. "Lipidomics reveals dramatic lipid compositional changes in the maturing postnatal lung." Scientific Reports 7. PNNL-SA-121148. doi:10.1038/srep40555
  • Eisfeld A.J., P. Halfmann, J.P. Wendler, J.E. Kyle, K.E. Burnum-Johnson, Z. Peralta, and T. Maemura, et al. 2017. "Multi-platform 'Omics Analysis of Human Ebola Virus Disease Pathogenesis." Cell Host & Microbe 22, no. 6:817-829. PNNL-SA-120881. doi:10.1016/j.chom.2017.10.011
  • Kyle J.E., C.P. Casey, K.G. Stratton, E.M. Zink, Y. Kim, X. Zheng, and M.E. Monroe, et al. 2017. "Comparing Identified and Statistically Significant Lipids and Metabolites in 15-Year Old Serum and Dried Blood Spot Samples for Longitudinal Studies." Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 31, no. 5:447-456. PNNL-SA-121197. doi:10.1002/rcm.7808
  • Kyle J.E., K.L. Crowell, C.P. Casey, G.M. Fujimoto, S. Kim, S.E. Dautel, and R.D. Smith, et al. 2017. "LIQUID: an-open source software for identifying lipids in LC-MS/MS-based lipidomics data." Bioinformatics 33, no. 11:1744-1746. PNNL-SA-118436. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btx046
  • Qafoku N., A.R. Lawter, D.H. Bacon, L. Zheng, J.E. Kyle, and C.F. Brown. 2017. "Review of the Impacts of Leaking CO2 Gas and Brine on Groundwater Quality"." Earth - Science Reviews169. PNNL-SA-119041. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.04.010
  • Tang X., J.M. Snowball, Y. Xu, C. Na, T.E. Weaver, G. Clair, and J.E. Kyle, et al. 2017. "EMC3 coordinates surfactant protein and lipid homeostasis required for respiration." Journal of Clinical Investigation 127, no. 12:4314-4325. PNNL-SA-127808. doi:10.1172/JCI94152
  • Truex M.J., B.D. Lee, C.D. Johnson, N. Qafoku, J.E. Szecsody, J.E. Kyle, and M.M. Tfaily, et al. 2017. Conceptual Model of Iodine Behavior in the Subsurface at the Hanford Site. PNNL-24709 Rev. 2. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Conceptual Model of Iodine Behavior in the Subsurface at the Hanford Site


  • Kyle J.E., X. Zhang, K.K. Weitz, M.E. Monroe, Y.M. Ibrahim, R.J. Moore, and J. Cha, et al. 2016. "Uncovering Biologically Significant Lipid Isomers with Liquid Chromatography, Ion Mobility Spectrometry and Mass Spectrometry." Analyst 141, no. 5:1649-1659. PNNL-SA-111991. doi:10.1039/C5AN02062J
  • Lanekoff I., J. Cha, J.E. Kyle, S.K. Dey, J. Laskin, and K.E. Burnum-Johnson. 2016. "Trp53 deficient mice predisposed to preterm birth display region-specific lipid alterations at the embryo implantation site." Scientific Reports 6. PNNL-SA-116850. doi:10.1038/srep33023
  • Nakayasu E.S., C.D. Nicora, A.C. Sims, K.E. Burnum-Johnson, Y. Kim, J.E. Kyle, and M.M. Matzke, et al. 2016. "MPLEx: a Robust and Universal Protocol for Single-Sample Integrative Proteomic, Metabolomic, and Lipidomic Analyses." mSystems 1, no. 3:e00043-16. PNNL-SA-114737. doi:10.1128/mSystems.00043-16
  • Rivas Ubach A., J.A. Hodar, J. Sardans, J.E. Kyle, Y. Kim, M. Oravec, and O. Urban, et al. 2016. "Are the metabolomic responses to folivory of closely related plant species linked to macroevolutionary and plant-folivore coevolutionary processes?." Ecology and Evolution 6, no. 13:4372-4386. PNNL-SA-116150. doi:10.1002/ece3.2206
  • Tisoncik-Go J., D.J. Gasper, J.E. Kyle, A.J. Eisfeld, C. Selinger, M. Hatta, and J. Morrison, et al. 2016. "Integrated Omics Analysis of Pathogenic Host Responses during Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus Infection: The Crucial Role of Lipid Metabolism." Cell Host & Microbe 19, no. 2:254-66. PNWD-SA-10483. doi:10.1016/j.chom.2016.01.002
  • Wang M., J.J. Carver, V.V. Phelan, L.M. Sanchez, N. Garg, Y. Peng, and D. Nguyen, et al. 2016. "Sharing and community curation of mass spectrometry data with Global Natural Products Social Molecular Networking." Nature Biotechnology 34, no. 8:828-837. PNWD-SA-10551. doi:10.1038/nbt.3597


  • Lovelace E.S., J. Wagoner, J. MacDonald, T. Bammler, J. Bruckner, J. Brownell, and R. Beyer, et al. 2015. "Silymarin Suppresses Cellular Inflammation By Inducing Reparative Stress Signaling." Journal of Natural Products 78, no. 8:1990-2000. PNNL-SA-109357. doi:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.5b00288
  • Touchette M.H., G.R. Bommineni, R.J. Delle Bovi, J. Gadbery, C.D. Nicora, A.K. Shukla, and J.E. Kyle, et al. 2015. "Diacyltransferase Activity and Chain Length Specificity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis PapA5 in the Synthesis of Alkyl ß-Diol Lipids." Biochemistry 54, no. 35:5457-5468. PNNL-SA-108635. doi:10.1021/acs.biochem.5b00455
  • Zhang X., Y.M. Ibrahim, T. Chen, J.E. Kyle, R.V. Norheim, M.E. Monroe, and R.D. Smith, et al. 2015. "Enhancing Biological Analyses with Three Dimensional Field Asymmetric Ion Mobility, Low Field Drift Time Ion Mobility and Mass Spectrometry (µFAIMS/IMS-MS) Separations." Analyst 140. PNNL-SA-110080. doi:10.1039/c5an00897b