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School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences

Mass Spectrometry Laboratory

Mass Spectrometry Laboratory
Mass Spectrometry Laboratory

The School of Biological and Behavioural Chemical Sciences (SBBS) Mass Spectrometry Laboratory is located in room 1.28 of the Joseph Priestley Building at Queen Mary University of London, Mile End campus. The laboratory is equipped with a number of mass spectrometry platforms to provide a range of analytical tests, including structural analysis of small molecules, protein identification, sequencing of peptides and proteins, lipidomics and metabolomics analysis, and absolute and relative quantification of biomolecules in complex matrices.

The primary mission of the analytical laboratory is to support research groups at QMUL by offering students, post graduate researchers and research investigators, ‘open access’ to a diverse array of analytical instruments, and by providing them more complex analytical services with the benefits of high resolution and sensitivity power instruments such as the Waters Synapt G2Si ESI-qTOF HDMS (watch video below). The service laboratory offers support in sample preparation, development of analytical methods, and strategic planning of analytical work.

The SBBS Mass Spectrometry laboratory actively engages in collaborative research with QMUL researchers, and external academic scientific investigators, in the areas of targeted and untargeted –omics. Funding of work efforts of the SBSC Mass Spectrometry Laboratory can be covered by research grants. Please contact the facility to discuss details and requirements as we are always interested in new collaborations.


Services and Equipment


View our full list of equipment.


View our full list of services.

Reserve an Instrument

Reserve an instrument here.

Request training

If you would like schedule a training session for any open access equipment, please email Dr Roberto Buccafusca

This service is for Queen Mary students and staff only.

Sample Submission Form

You can download a copy of the sample submission form by clicking the PDF link below, and once completed, email the form to Dr Roberto Buccafusca.

Sample submission form [PDF 172KB]


Dr Roberto Buccafusca

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7882 3917 (Office)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7882 3274 (Laboratory)


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