Yassene is an assistant professor at the Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics at Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands. He is also head of bioinformatics at the Proteomics Centre of the University of Victoria, Canada, where he is also an adjunct assistant professor at the Division of Medical Science. He received his PhD from the University of Göttingen, Germany. A large portion of Yassene’s recent activities focuses on quantitative targeted proteomics and its clinical applications. He has co-authored multiple works on the methods and applications of precise quantitation of blood plasma proteins using mass spectrometry and heavy labeled surrogate peptide internal standards. He is also active in perusing new approaches for mass spectrometry data analysis, -omics integration, as well as automation of information extraction from such data.