The facility will offer a series of short courses relating to aspects of mass spectrometry and proteomics. Both lecture-based and hands-on courses will be available.




Stay tuned..
If you would like to see specific seminar topics offered, please contact Kalina Dimova.







"Mass Spectrometry for Proteomics", June 25, 2005
Presented by Dr. Steve Eyles - Director of Mass Spectrometry Center, Conte National Center for Polymer Research, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


"Using Mass Spectrometry for Protein Characterization and Proteomics ", September 25, 2006
Presented by Dr. Ioannis Papayannopoulos - Principal Research Scientist MIT Center for Cancer Research.


Biology Lunch Bag: "The Omics Revolution", March 5th, 2007
Presented by Prof. Scordilis


Biology Lunch Bag: " Mass Spectrometry of Biomolecules: An Introduction", March 12th, 2007
Presented by Dr. Mohini Kulp


"Protein Purification Workshop", April 20th, 2007
Presented by Dr. Mohini Kulp


"Bio-Rad Workshop", September 12th, 2007
Presented by Rick Moerschell, Ph.D., Scientist, Bio-Rad Laboratories

2:00-2:30 ExQuest Spot Cutter training

2:30-4:00 PDQuest training

4:00-5:00 Seminar on 2D Proteomics: "Changes of Actin-associated Proteins in Hela Cells After B-Actin Gene Silencing via siRNA"


"Tutorial on 2D Gel Electrophoresis: Sample preparation and Analysis", October 12th, 2007
Presented by Dr. Mohini Kulp, CFP, Smith College


"Mass spectrometry for Small Molecules", November 2nd , 2007
Presented by Dr. Mohini Kulp, CFP, Smith College


"Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry for Protein Identification ", November 16th, 2007
Presented by Dr. Mohini Kulp, CFP, Smith College


"Mass spectrometry as a versatile tool to study protein behavior: from model systems to biopharmaceutical products", February 25th, 2008

Presented by Prof. Igor Kaltashov, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts-Amherst


"Functional Proteomics for Biomarker and Target Discovery", March 31st, 2008

Presented by Prof. Joshua LaBaer, Institute for Proteomics, Harvard Medical School