Mass Spectrometry Course GMS BI 793

Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, and Functional Genomics–Spring, 2014

Catherine E. Costello
Mark McComb
Cheng Lin
Bing Wang


The course will begin on the Medical Campus January 21, 2014.

The course meets Tuesdays from 3-4:50pm in BUSM, 670 Albany St. Rm. 108 –  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 2014 version of the material.

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

Final paper instructions: Due May 9, 2014

Please fill out the participant profile and bring it with you to the first lecture. BI-793 Student profile 2014

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

BI-793 Spring 2014_Lecture schedule

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, 2014

 - Lecture 2: Mass Spectrometry Fundamentals, Jan. 28, 2014

 - Lecture 3: Ionization methods: MALDI & ESI, Feb. 4, 2014

Lecture 4: Mass analyzers, Feb. 11, 2014

Lecture 5: MS of Proteins, Feb. 18, 2014

Lecture 6: Proteomics and Databases, Feb. 25, 2014

Lecture 6a: Lab demonstration, MSn, database searching, March 4, 2014

 No Class, March 11, 2014, Spring Break

Lecture 7: Noncovalent Complexes, March 18, 2014

Lecture 8: Nucleic Acids, March 25, 2014

Lecture 9: Affinity Methods, April 1, 2014

Lecture 10: MS of Carbohydrates, April 8, 2014

Lecture 11: MS of Lipids and Glycoconjugates, April 15, 2014

Lecture 12: Medical Applications of MS, April 22, 2014

Lecture 13: MS in Biomarker development and tissue imaging, April 29, 2014

Final Papers Due May 9, 2014.

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine