About Us

Welcome to Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Center


The Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Center in the Schools of Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh is a campus-wide shared facility dedicated to advancing the use and application of mass spectrometry in basic and/or translational research at all levels, from first-time users to experts in the field. The center is supported by the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Science and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.


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Seminars

Proteomics and

Metabolomics at Pitt

WIP Seminar Presents:

Electrophilic Fatty Acids:

Formation, Signaling and

Therapeutic Potential.

Stacy Wendell, PhD

Wednesday, 02/22/2017

12pm - 1pm

BST S373 Conference Room

 

Events

Science 2016

October 19-21, 2016

University of Pittsburgh

 

CPSA Analytics 2016

May 19-20, 2016

University of Pittsburgh

 

Science 2015

October 7-9, 2015

University of Pittsburgh

 

2015 PittCon

April 2, 2015

Mellon Institute, Pittsburgh

 

ASMS 2014

June 15-19, 2014

Baltimore Convention Center

 

UPCI Scientific Retreat 2014

June 19-20, 2014

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

 

Science 2014

October 1-3, 2014

University of Pittsburgh

 

 

Recent Publications

UBE3B is a calmodulin-regulated, mitochondria-associated E3 ubiquitin ligase.

Braganza A, Li J, Zeng X, Yates NA, Dey NB, Andrews J, Clark J, Zamani L, Wang X, St. Croix C, O'Sullivan R, Garcia-Exposito L, Brodsky JL, Sobol RW.

J Biol Chem. 2016 Dec 21. DOI:10.1074/jbc.M116.766824

 

Decellularized zebrafish cardiac extracellular matrix induces mammalian heart regeneration.

Chen WC, Wang Z, Missinato MA, Park DW, Long DW, Liu HJ, Zeng X, Yates NA, Kim K, Wang Y.

Sci. Adv. 2016;2: e1600844; Nov 18 2016.

 

Opposing Effects of Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) on Estrogen Receptor β (ERβ) Response to 5α-Reductase Inhibition in Prostate Epithelial Cells.

Liu TT, Grubisha MJ, Frahm KA, Wendell SG, Liu J, Ricke WA, Auchus RJ, DeFranco DB.

J Biol Chem. 2016 Jul 8;291(28):14747-60. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.711515. Epub 2016 May 13.

PMID: 27226548

 

ERK1/2 Activation in Preexisting Oligodendrocytes of Adult Mice Drives New Myelin Synthesis and Enhanced CNS Function.

Jeffrles MA, Urbanek K, Torres L, Wendell SG, Rubio ME, Fyffe-Maricich SL.

J Neurosci. 2016 Aug 31.36(35):9186-9200