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MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry  |  Fall 2021

Friday & Saturday, October 29 -30

Philadelphia, PA

 

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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