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MSRC R&D Lab Instruments

The Research and Development Lab of the Mass Spectrometry Research Center uses a variety of instruments, including:

Mass Spectrometers

Applied Biosystems MALDI-TOF (with customized source for back-side illumination)
Applied Biosystems Voyager Elite MALDI-TOF
Applied Biosystems Voyager-STR MALDI-TOF
Bruker Daltonics UltrafleXtreme MALDI-TOF/TOF
Bruker Daltonics Autoflex Speed MALDI-TOF (Linear)
Bruker Daltonics Autoflex Speed MALDI-TOF (Linear/Reflectron)
Bruker Daltonics HCTultra PTM Discovery System (LC/MS) ion trap MS
Bruker Daltonics Apex 9.4-Qe FTICR MS (MALDI & ESI)
Bruker Daltonics micrOTOF (ESI)
Bruker Daltonics MaXis (LC/MS) ultra high resolution TOF
Thermo Finnigan LCQ Deca XP Plus (LC/MS) ion trap MS
Thermo Scientific MALDI LTQ XL ion trap MS systems (2)
Virgin Instruments MALDI-TOF (Linear)
Virgin Instruments MALDI-TOF (Reflectron)
Waters Synapt HDMS Q-TOF with ion mobility capabilities (MALDI & ESI)
Waters Acquity TQD (LC/MS)


Bruker Image Prep Sprayer
Labcyte Automated Reagent Multispotter
Labcyte Portrait 630 Spotter (2)
Leap Technologies TM-Sprayer
Shimadzu AccuSpot Nanoscale Spotter

Sectioning Equipment

Leica CM3600 Cryomacrotome
Leica CM3050S Cryostat
Leica CM1900  Cryostat
Thermo Scientific Microm HM325 microtome
Zeiss PALM laser capture microdissection unit

Sample Handling/Preparation

Molecular Devices Spectra Max M2 Plate Reader
Protein Discovery Passport 1200 Sample Prep Station
Tecan Freedom Evo liquid handling robotic workstation
Thermo Electron Corporation SPD SpeedVac
VirTis Sentry Lyophilizer


Zeiss Mirax Scan Microscope Slide Scanner
Olympus BX50 Microscope with Automatic Stage


Agilent 1100 HPLC System (2)
Eksigent 1D Plus nanoLC
Perkin-Elmer Series 200 HPLC System
Waters Alliance 2690 HPLC System
Waters Acquity UPLC
LC Packings Famos Autosampler