MALDI-TOF Training (by appointment):

Before you may use the Voyager DE-STR MALDI-TOF you MUST attend a two hour training session.  Once trained you may use the MALDI-TOF at $50/hr (JHU investigators) from 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday. Training sessions for the MALDI-TOF are held on Thursdays from 10am-Noon or 2-4pm in Physiology 601 and are free of charge.  Scheduling for training is by appointment.  Please contact Chad Bradford at to set up a training session. 

Please let the staff know:  (1) types of compounds to be analyzed; (2) mass range of interest; (3) relative amounts to be analyzed; and (4) expected buffer components in your samples. 

Please bring the following to the course: (1) Password; (2) Budget number; and (3) Up to 2 samples to analyze (optional).

For further information, contact Dr. Robert Cole at


Courses in Mass Spectrometry at JHU:

Role of Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry in Biomedical Research (ME 330.804)

Dr. Robert Cotter and Dr. Amina Woods (NIDA, Bayview Campus) direct the course, however, lectures will also be given by Research Associates Ben Gardner and Dongxia Wang. The course begins Monday, November 4, 2002 at 10:00 AM in the Abel Library. A complete list the handouts for each lecture are available on the MAMS website at

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