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Mass Spectrometry

The Warwick Mass Spectrometry community includes scientists with a wide range of technical and applications expertise. The lists given below are an attempt to provide a brief summary of this diversity. The links to individual's web pages provide more details.

Academics and Researchers

Dr Mark Barrow (Petroleum-related and environmental samples using FT-ICR mass spectrometry)

Professor Peter O Connor (Professor of Analytical Chemistry, FT-ICR Instrumentation Development)

Dr Naila Rabbani (Proteomics of protein glycation and peptide mapping - the dicarbonyl proteome)

Professor Jim Scrivens (Biological Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics)

Dr Sue Slade (Life Science Mass Spectrometry Facilities Manager)

Dr Lijiang Song (Natural product chemistry, metabolomics, Head of Chemistry Mass Spectrometry Facility)

Professor Paul Thornalley (Biomedical mass spectrometry: quantitative mass spectrometry of markers of protein, DNA and lipid damage; metabolomics and proteomics)

Research Interests

Improving the performance and applications of Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance (FTICR) mass spectrometers

Drug distribution imaging

Ion-Mobility enabled proteomics

Protein Structures, particularly small-metallo proteins

Extensive use of Bioinformatic approaches which aid in the selection, processing and interpretation of data and which utilise generally available and in-house generated databases in order to characterise proteins of interest

Disease Mechanisms, particularly in the study of damage to the proteome by glycation, oxidation and nitration, related enzymatic countermeasures and other metabolic dysfunction

Biomarkers of metabolic and vascular health

Clinical applications of stable isotopic dilution analysis LC-MS/MS

Nutraceutical analysis by LC-MS/MS

Protein damage and the anitistress gene response


Instrumentation

LC-MS

GC-MS

FT-ICR

MALDI

Ion Mobililty

 

Teaching/Training

Uses of spectrometry in chemistry applications

AS-MIT MSc module CH908

Biomedical MS

MS metabolic profiling


Industry Links

Bruker

Waters

 

Other Information