Veterans Day Nov. 11

November 9, 2015

The Facility will be closed on November 11th for Veteran's Day. If you have 24/7 access, you can use open access instrumentation.

Open Access ESI-TOF Fixed

October 29, 2015

Thank you for your patience while the Agilent 6210/6220 ESI-TOF underwent repairs.  There were two problems due to the age of the age of the instrument. 1) COM board that has a hard disk on it failed 2) short in extractor plates/electrodes due to dust accumulation that made it fail tune mode. When voltages were ramped, the whole instrument would shut down and would have to be evacuated again.  After cleaning of the electrodes and removal of what appeared to be metal shavings, the instrument is now acting normally.  We will open it up in SPINAL and you can sign up.

External POs Must Have Correct Address

April 4, 2015

Please note that it is your responsibility as an outside non-Harvard user of the facility to check the PO to make sure the correct organization name: Center for Systems Biology or the Small Molecule Mass Spectrometry Facility is on the Purchase Order. Also, it is absolutely essential to have the correct address on the PO (52 Oxford Street), Cambridge, MA. POs made out to other entities within Harvard or with incorrect addresses are not accepted. Equally as important is to have the correct anticipated amount on the PO. We are not authorized to run samples by our administration without...

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Closed Monday February 16th for Presidents Day

Closed Monday February 16th for Presidents Day

February 12, 2015

Please note that we are closed on Monday February 16th for Presidents Day! This means that you will need HUID card access to get into the Mass Spectrometry Core on the B2 level of Northwest Labs.

Closed Tuesday, February 10th due to Severe Weather

February 9, 2015

Our core will be closed due to the severe weather conditions. Most operations at Harvard university will be suspended on Tuesday due to the lack of MBTA service, and the state of emergency declared by Governor Baker. Accordingly, the University and the FAS will again suspend most operations on Tuesday, February 10.

Closed Monday February 9th Due to Severe Weather

February 9, 2015

The university is closed except for the most essential functions on Monday, February 9th.  Stay safe and we will see you when we open.  Feel free to email Sunia and she will respond to you ASAP.