Mass Spectrometry Course GMS BI 793

Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, and Functional Genomics–Spring, 2015

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


The course will begin on January 19, 2016.

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 2016 version of the material.

For registered students, there will be a weekly problem set and a final paper.
GMSBI793 final paper 2016

Spring 2016 lecture schedule

Please fill out the participant profile and bring it with you to the first lecture.
BI-793 Student profile 2016

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 19, 2016 (CEC)
Lecture 2: Mass Spectrometry Fundamentals, Jan. 26, 2016 (CL)
Lecture 3: Ionization methods: MALDI and ESI, Feb. 2, 2016 (CL)
Lecture 4: Mass analyzers, Feb. 9, 2016 (CL)
Lecture 5: Peptides and Proteins, Feb. 16, 2016 (JZ)
Lecture 6: Proteomics and Databases, Feb. 23, 2016 (MM)
Lecture 6a: Lab demonstration, MSn, database searching, March 1, 2016 (MEM)

No Class, March 8, 2016, Spring Break

Lecture 7: Noncovalent complexes, March 15, 2016 (MEM)
Lecture 8: Affinity MS, March 22, 2016 (JZ)
Lecture 9: MS of Nucleic Acids: March 29, 2016 (BW)
Lecture 10: Carbohydrate MS, April 5, 2016 (JZ)
Lecture 11: MS of Lipids, Glycoconjugates, April 12, 2016 (CEC)
Lecture 12: MS Imaging and Profiling, April 19, 2016 (JZ)
Lecture 13: Medical Applications, April 26, 2016 (CEC)

Final Papers Due May 3, 2016.