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MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry  |  Fall 2021

Specific dates to be announced soon

 

Organizers

Peggi Angel (Medical University of South Carolina)

Richard Drake (Medical University of South Carolina)

Image courtesy of Drake Lab.
MALDI MS imaging example of a FFPE colon cancer tissue to predict histology.

The goal of this workshop is to instruct a general scientific audience with little to advanced mass spectrometry expertise on concepts of MALDI imaging mass spectrometry experiments. The program will use a combination of instruction on instrumentation, sample preparation, and analyte analyses with lectures from teaching experts on each topic.
Fall Workship MALDI Image_Drake_VERTICAL

Workshop Focus

  • Main focus: Fundamentals of Imaging Mass Spectrometry instruments and sources, sample preparation from cells to tissues, and imaging of specific analyte classes.
  • The workshop will not focus on advanced imaging data analysis although we will provide resources in lecture slides and contacts for data analysis
  • The workshop may be entirely virtual or in-person 

At the end of the course, the participants should have a good understanding of:

  • Mass spectrometry resources available for imaging mass spectrometry
  • Key concepts of sample preparation for microbes, cells, organoids
  • Strategies for imaging mass spectrometry of specific analytes

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