Mass Spectrometry Course GMS BI 793

Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, and Functional Genomics–Spring, 2018

Catherine E. Costello (CEC)
Mark McComb  (MEM)
Cheng Lin (CL)
Bing Wang (BL)
Joe Zaia (JZ)


The course meets Tuesdays from 3-4:50pm in BUSM, 670 Albany St. Rm. 107 –  Campus Map

The lecture handout will be posted the day before each lecture. Please download and print the handout before the lecture.  Make sure you are downloading the 2018 version of the material.

For registered students, there will be a weekly problem set and a final paper.
GMSBI793 final paper 2018

GMSBI793 final paper instructions 2018

Spring 2018 lecture schedule

Please fill out the participant profile and bring it with you to the first lecture.
BI-793 Student profile 2018

The lecture content is password protected. Please contact one of the instructors for access.

The links to the lectures are given below (content will be updated the day before the lecture in the spring term):

Lecture 1: Introduction; lab tour, January 23, 2018 (CEC)
Lecture 2: Mass Spectrometry Fundamentals, Jan. 30, 2018 (CL)
Lecture 3: Ionization methods: MALDI and ESI, Feb. 6, 2018 (CL)
Lecture 4: Mass analyzers, Feb. 13, 2018 (CL)
Lecture 5: Peptides and Proteins, Feb. 20, 2018 (JZ)
Lecture 6: Proteomics and Databases, Feb. 27, 2018 (MEM)

No Class, March 6, 2018, Spring Break

Lecture 6a: Lab demonstration, MSn, database searching, March 13, 2018 (MEM)
Lecture 7: Noncovalent complexes, March 20, 2018 (MEM)
Lecture 8: Affinity MS, March 27, 2018 (JZ)
Lecture 9: MS of Nucleic Acids: April 3, 2018 (BW)
Lecture 10: MS Imaging and Profiling, April 10, 2018 (JZ)
Lecture 11: MS of Carbohydrates, April 17, 2018 (JZ)
Lecture 12: MS of Lipids, Glycoconjugates, April 24, 2018 (CEC)
Lecture 13: Medical Applications, May 1, 2018 (CEC)

Final Papers Due May 10, 2018.