Mass Spectrometry Course GMS BI 793

Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, and Functional Genomics–Spring, 2023

Catherine E. Costello (CEC)
Manveen Sethi  (MS)
Cheng Lin (CL)
Bing Wang (BHW)
Joe Zaia (JZ)


The course meets Tuesdays from 3-4:50pm in BUSM, 670 Albany St. Rm. 107/108 –  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 2023 version of the material.

Zoom link for remote learners

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

GMSBI793 Final Paper Instructions 2023

Spring 2023 lecture schedule

Please fill out the participant profile and bring it with you to the first lecture.
BI-793 Student profile 2023

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

The links to the lectures are given below (contents will be updated the day before the lecture):

Lecture 1: Introduction; Lab tour, January 24 2023 (CEC)
Lecture 2: Mass Spectrometry Fundamentals, January 31, 2023 (CL)
Lecture 3: Ionization Methods and Tandem Mass Spectrometry, February 7, 2023 (CL)
Lecture 4: Mass Analyzers, February 14, 2023 (CL)
No class, Monday classes held on February 21, 2023
Lecture 5: MS of Peptides and Proteins, February 28, 2023 (JZ)
No class, spring break, March 7, 2023
Lecture 6: Proteomics and Databases, March 14, 2023 (MS)
Lecture 6a: Lab Demos: MSn, Database Searching, March 15-20, 2023 (MS)
Lecture 7: Noncovalent Complexes, March 21, 2023 (MS)
Lecture 8: MS of Nucleic Acids: March 28, 2023 (BHW)
Lecture 9: Affinity Methods, April 4, 2023 (JZ)
Lecture 10: MS Imaging and Profiling, April 11, 2023 (JZ)
Lecture 11: MS of Carbohydrates, April 18, 2023 (JZ)
Lecture 12: MS of Lipids, Glycoconjugates, April 25, 2023 (CEC)
Lecture 13: Medical Applications, May 2, 2023 (CEC)

Final Papers Due May 11, 2023.