Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Introduction to Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics

Within this online course, a basic introduction of mass spectrometry will be provided and the workflow from sample preparation to data interpretation as well as example applications and how to set up a mass spectrometric experiment will be addressed.

Organizer and trainers from: Institute of Immunology, University Medical Center Mainz


  • Introduction to mass spectrometry-based proteomics
  • Sample preparation
  • Basics of liquid chromatography (LC)
  • Basics of MS for proteomics
  • Acquisition methods
  • Database search - Protein Identification and Quantification
  • Statistical analysis and data interpretation
  • Example applications for label-free, quantitative proteomics: Tumor proteomics, interactomics, phosphoproteomics
  • How to plan an experiment?

Theoretical and practical input by the trainer by showing examples. Participants can send their questions and areas of interest to TransMed prior to the course.

Target audience: TransMed Fellows (doctoral candidates, postdocs and clinician scientists)

Maximum number of participants: unlimited

Preparation: Please send your questions and areas of interest within proteomics  to TransMed up to one week before the course.

Next workshop: 11.10.2023

Venue: Lecture hall of the University Medical Center

For the workshop 1 CP for scientific skills training can be credited.


Ivonne Dietzel
Program Coordinator
Bldg. 907, Room 01-212
University Medical Center
Langenbeckstr. 1
55131 Mainz

Tel. +49 6131 17-7631