Mass spectrometry

Held at University of Glasgow, Co-ordinator: Dr Karl Burgess


  • Theory, Description and History of mass spectrometry instrumentation
    • Ionisation methods: EI, CI, FAB, MALDI, electrospray, photospray
    • Analysers: ToF, quadrupole, ion trap, FTICR, orbitrap
    • Hyphenated methods – interfacing with separation
  • Applications:
    • MS for Metabolomics
    • MS for Proteomics
    • MS in the Clinical Environment
    • MS in Pharma
    • Mass Spectrometry Imaging


  • Mass Spectrometry: Matrix assisted laser
  • desorption/ionisation (MALDI) and Electrospray ionisation (ESI) mass spectrometry and chemometrics.