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Advanced Imaging Mass Spectrometry (AIMS) Course at Vanderbilt - TM-Sprayer Demo

  • Vanderbilt University 21st Avenue South Nashville, TN United States (map)

Demo the HTX TM-Sprayer during AIMS 2016 and learn the advantages of using a MALDI Matrix Sprayer in your IMS workflow.

The 5th Annual ADVANCED IMAGING MASS SPECTROMETRY (AIMS.2016) Laboratory Course will be held Tuesday, April 5 - Friday, April 8, 2016 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. The AIMS.2016 Laboratory Course is a unique educational opportunity designed to teach the procedures of MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry. The format includes both lectures and hands-on workshops with 3 hours dedicated to on-site demos from instrument vendors. The course will cover the details of sample preparation, matrix application with the HTX TM-Sprayer, Sublimation, instrumentation, and image and data processing. In addition, a number of technology highlights will be presented, including high-speed imaging, high-sensitivity imaging, and image fusion.

The course is designed for mid-level to senior investigators who are familiar with MALDI and have a working knowledge of mass spectrometry or histology. This course has a significant number of hands-on workshops scheduled; as a result, we do not have the capacity to introduce the technology to those without the prerequisite experience and training. For attendees that are new to one of these areas, we will provide optional introductory lectures on mass spectrometry and histology on Monday, April 4th, from 4-6 PM.

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