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University of Auckland Spring 2019 Graduation

Anna Radionova graduates with a Doctor of Philosophy in Physics. Her thesis, titled Theta-Channel Emitters for Nano-Electrospray and Mass Spectrometry, studied fluid dynamics and mixing processes in binary microfluidic systems under static electric fields. She...

Successful Implementation of Metabolomic Quantification Kits

Staff at the Liggins lab have recently completed an analytical first, for the lab and New Zealand.  They have successfully implemented the use of MetIDQ p400 kits with LC-MS for the identification and quantitation of more than 400 compounds, including amino acids,...

MaSH supports successful ANZSMS27 conference

The 27th edition of the ANZSMS (Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry) conference was held in Auckland Jan 30 – Feb 3. The conference was a great success, with some fantastic science presented by both invited speakers and local presenters. MaSH was...

SCiLS software update

For those of you that use the SCiLS MALDI imaging analysis software on our VMs, we have recently upgraded to 2019c. This major upgrade provides major stability and performance improvements. Rework of internal data handling to improve general performance SCiLS Lab is...

Morrison Medal Award for Prof Christian Hartinger

Prof Christian Hartinger, from the School of Chemical Sciences, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Morrison Medal from the Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry (ANZSMS), in recognition of his pioneering research into the development of...

NIST WILEY database now available

The new NIST WILEY 2017 combined mass spectral library is now available on the Metabolomics Virtual Machine: For GCMS, It has 599,700 compounds and 775,500 spectra. For LC-MS, it has ~130,300 compounds and 234,284 spectra. The Metabolomics VM is an 8-core, 24GB RAM...

New Research Fellow

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new MaSH research fellow Dr George Guo. George gained his PhD in Biology from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and is experienced in large scale quantitiative proteomics methods and scripting for mass...

MaSH launches with 2nd Annual Symposium Day

The new MaSH (Mass Spectrometry Hub) was successfully launched on July 6 following the 2nd University of Auckland Mass Spectrometry Symposium, held at the Faculty of Medical and Health Science. The symposium was keynoted by Prof Brett Nixon (University of Newcastle,...