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Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry



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.


Prof. Dr. T. Hankemeier (

Admission requirements

Master students BPS. Analytical Chemistry (Analytical Biosciences) or Systems Pharmacology (3rd year courses bachelor study BFW).

Mode of instruction

Lectures and self study.

Reading list

Will be announced during the lectures.

Course objectives

After you have followed this course, you will have learned:

  • the basic working principles of MS

  • why MS is so important in biomedical/biopharmaceutical research

  • what are the latest new developments with regards to MS technology development

Assessment method Written exam.

The exam is usually in January.


To be announced, usually in January.


Application via uSis. Registration closes 1 month before the start of the course.


A minimum of 5 participants is required.