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Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry

Course 2011-2012

The seminar is focused on techniques, instrumentation and analytical applications of Mass-spectrometry. With special reference to instrumentation, (soft) ionization techniques, tandem mass-spectrometry, qualitative and quantitative analysis and (bio) analytical strategies with mass-spectrometry. An introduction of the role of mass spectrometry and systems biology in pharmaceutical research will be given.

Coordinator

Prof. Dr. T. Hankemeier.

Students

Master students BPS

Admittance demands

Analytical Chemistry (Analytische Biowetenschappen) or Systems biology of pharmaceutical interventions (3rd year courses bachelorstudy BFW)

Method of instruction

Lectures and self study

Required reading

Gary Siuzdak: The Expanding Role of Mass Spectrometry in Biotechnology; ISBN 0-9742451 and Ross Willoughby: A global view of LC/MS, ISBN 0-9660813-0-7

Examination

The exam is on 5 December.

minimal amount of students

A minimum of 5 participants is required.

Time table

The course will be taught from 14—25 November. The exam is on 5 December. See roster for details.

Application

Via secretary Department of Analytical Biosciences (071-5274220), e-mail: l.beijs@chem.leidenuniv.nl