MSRC Mass Spectrometry Research and Development

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

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