Mass Spectrometry Services

The Analytical Biochemistry shared resource provides a variety of molecular identification, characterization and quantitation capabilities to its users utilizing a variety of mass spectrometers (see below). Both liquid and gas chromatographic separations are provided as are a range of liquid flow rates and ion sources.


The standard operating model for the facility involves extensive training of users in both the use of instrumentation and data analysis using a variety of available software tools. Facility staff maintains and repairs instrumentation and provides guidance in method development and sample preparation as well assistance with troubleshooting of problems related to the users mass spectrometric analysis.

 

Instruments MCC Member Rates Non-MCC Member Rate External Rates
LC-MS       
Triple Quadrupoles (Thermo)      
Ultra $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
Discovery #1 $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
Discovery #2 $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
Vantage #1 $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
Vantage #2 $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
Vantage #3 $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
Quantiva #1 $28.00 $28.61 $46.63
Quantiva #2 (HHEAR) Inquire Inquire Inquire
 
Ion Traps      
Thermo LTQ XL $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
Agilent MSD SL $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
 
Orbitraps      
Velos $35.00 $39.88 $65.01
Elite $35.00 $42.33 $68.99
Fusion $55.00 $61.96 $101.00
Lumos $55.00 $69.40 $113.13
 
GC-MS      
Thermo Quantam GC Triple Quadrupole $27.00 $28.39 $46.28
HP 5973 Single Quadrupole      
 
HPLC      
Agilent 1100 Analytical Flow Inquire Inquire Inquire
Agilent 1100 Capillary Flow Inquire Inquire Inquire
 
Staff Project Support (hrly)      
Informatics Hourly $90.27 $100.27 $163.44
Biomaker Hourly $69.56 $74.56 $121.53
Seahorse Instrument $125.00 $125.00 N/A

 

Building Access

We are located in a secure building. Users must fill out building access forms which can be found on the Research Building Management Services website.

Contact Information

Coordinator
Peter Villalta, PhD
612-626-8165
villa001@umn.edu

Lab Managers

Xun Ming
612-626-9044
mingx006@umn.edu
Office: 2-210C CCRB

Yingchun Zhao, Ph.D.
612-624-9787
zhao0683@umn.edu
Office 2-210C

Makenzie Pillsbury
612-624-9787
pills015@umn.edu
Office 2-210C