Opening back up Monday, June 8th

June 2, 2020

The Harvard Center for Mass Spectrometry will be opening back up on Monday, June 8th. Please note that there are strict measures in place to limit person-to-person interactions, so we will be doing things differently. Consider shipping samples or using intercampus mail. Call, email or zoom to communicate with us! There will be no open access to instrumentation previously open to trained users. We will continue to use our existing on-line MINILIMS system to deliver reports and data to our facility users....

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Re-opening soon! Stay tuned!

June 2, 2020
We are hoping to re-open for fee-for-service work soon, possibly second week of June. This date is not officially confirmed yet so please check again. We should now more by June 5, 2020 and will announce it here on our website.

University Wide Measures Due to COVID-19-NEW

March 10, 2020

Following University guidance in response to the COVID-19 threat, Harvard Center for Mass Spectrometry will not permit access to non-Harvard researchers starting on Monday, March 16th. Non-Harvard researchers may not independently use our instruments, may not drop off samples in person, and may not visit for consultations. Researchers may mail samples and consultations will be offered using Zoom. We expect this restriction to last at least until April 30. As of this writing, researchers from Harvard and the...

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Agilent 6220 ESI-TOF No Longer Available

January 24, 2020
About a week ago, the Agilent 6220 purchased 20 years ago suffered a catastrophic hardware failure. One of the turbopumps and the main motherboard failed. At this point, we have decided that this instrument will be taken out of commission. Please see Sunia about getting trained on the Bruker Impact II q-TOF which is a very fine instrument and will provide you with superior results.

Shipping and Receiving (December 2019)

December 17, 2019
For shipping samples to us, please use Fedex to ensure delivery for now. If you have questions regarding, this give us a call (617) 384-9585

Harvard Center for Mass Spectrometry is Here

October 1, 2019
On October 1, 2019, the MSPRL (Proteomics) Core and the Small Molecule Mass Spectrometry Facility were merged into a single unified core called the Harvard Center for Mass Spectrometry led by Dr. Sunia Trauger. The integrated mass spectrometry resource will continue to offer the same high quality services as before.