Mass Spectrometry Course GMS BI 793

Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, and Functional Genomics–Spring, 2020

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 2020 version of the material.

For registered students, there will be a weekly problem set and a final paper.
GMSBI793 final paper 2020

Final Paper Instructions 2020

Spring 2020 lecture schedule (see below)

Please fill out the participant profile and bring it with you to the first lecture.
BI-793 Student profile 2020

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 21, 2020 (CEC)
Lecture 2: Mass Spectrometry Fundamentals, Jan. 28, 2020 (CL)
Lecture 3: Ionization Methods and Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Feb. 4, 2020 (CL)
Lecture 4: Mass Analyzers, Feb. 11, 2020 (CL)
No class, Feb. 18
Lecture 5: MS of Peptides and Proteins, Feb. 25, 2020 (JZ)
Lecture 6: Proteomics and Databases, March 3, 2020 (MEM)
Lecture 6a: Lab Demonstration, MSn, Database Searching, March 10, 2020 (MEM)
Lecture 7: Noncovalent Complexes, March 17, 2020 (MEM)
Lecture 8: MS of Nucleic Acids: March 24, 2020 (BW)
Lecture 9: Affinity Methods, March 31, 2020 (JZ)
Lecture 10: MS Imaging and Profiling, April 7, 2020 (JZ)
Lecture 11: MS of Carbohydrates, April 14, 2020 (JZ)
Lecture 12: MS of Lipids, Glycoconjugates, April 21, 2020 (CEC)
Lecture 13: Medical Applications, April 28, 2020 (CEC)
May 5: potential date for make-up Lecture 6a (MEM)

Final Papers Due May 8, 2020.