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We are a core resource in biological mass spectrometry offering state-of-the-art platforms for proteomics, metabolomics and mass spectrometry imaging. Resources include support for study design, sample preparation, data acquistion, informatics, interpretation and publication assistance.

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The Mass Spectrometry Facility at the University of Massachusetts Medical School provides a wide range of analytical capabilities through fee-for-service, grant funded and contract based relationships in the areas of protein, biological and small molecule research. This unique resource in biological mass spectrometry covers numerous applications in proteomics, metabolomics, intact protein analysis and mass spectrometry tissue imaging. Our resource prides itself on leveraging its strengths to develop new capabilities to meet the dynamic needs of UMass investigators, as well as providing opportunities for our external academic and industrial partners.

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508-856-8917 (office)


Mailing Address:
Dr. Scott Shaffer
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mass Spectrometry Facility
222 Maple Avenue, Fuller Building
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

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We are always interested in applications from qualified candidates at postdoctoral and research associate levels.

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Undergraduates interested in pursuing a PhD at UMass Medical School should apply directly to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Program.