About Mass Spectrometry

About Mass Spec

ASMS is pleased to provide information for those interested in learning more about Mass Spectrometry. We would like to expand the resources available on this page. If you have suggestions for content, please contact ASMS Member-at-Large for Education Erin Baker at ebaker[at]ncsu.edu. 


About ASMS and Mass Spec History

To learn about the history of mass spectrometry go to the About ASMS and MS History page. Here you will find our collection of history posters (available for download), oral histories, and history videos.



Other Resources 

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NIH Grant Process and Tips for Applicants

Mass Spectrometry Basics for Young Students: An Interactive Laboratory Tour (PDF). A valuable resource for educators. Lead author Ron M.A. Heeren, FOM-Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

An Education and Outreach article describing this resource, entitled “A MASSive Laboratory Tour. An Interactive Mass Spectrometry Outreach Activity for Children”, was published by Jungmann, et al. in J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. (2013) 24:979-982. DOI: 10.1007/s13361-013-0663-4