Mass Spectrometry Course GMS BI 793

Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, and Functional Genomics–Spring, 2017

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


The course will begin on January 24, 2017.

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 2017 version of the material.

For registered students, there will be a weekly problem set and a final paper.
GMSBI793 final paper 2017
GMSBI793 final paper instructions 2017

Spring 2017 lecture schedule

Please fill out the participant profile and bring it with you to the first lecture.
BI-793 Student profile 2017

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 24, 2017 (CEC)
Lecture 2: Mass Spectrometry Fundamentals, Jan. 31, 2017 (CL)
Lecture 3: Ionization methods: MALDI and ESI, Feb. 7, 2017 (CL)
Lecture 4: Mass analyzers, Feb. 14, 2017 (CL)
Lecture 5: Peptides and Proteins, Feb. 21, 2017 (JZ)
Lecture 6: Proteomics and Databases, Feb. 28, 2017 (MM)

No Class, March 7, 2017, Spring Break

Lecture 6a: Lab demonstration, MSn, database searching, March 14, 2017 (MEM)
Lecture 7: Noncovalent complexes, March 21, 2017 (MEM)
Lecture 8: Affinity MS, March 28, 2017 (JZ)
Lecture 9: MS of Nucleic Acids: April 4, 2017 (BW)
Lecture 10: MS of Carbohydrates, April 11, 2017 (JZ)
Lecture 11: MS of Lipids, Glycoconjugates, April 18, 2017 (CEC)

Lecture 12: MS Imaging and Profiling, April 25, 2017 (JZ)
Lecture 13: Medical Applications, May 2, 2017 (CEC)

Final Papers Due May 11, 2017.