Resources

Here are some links to some helpful resources to aid you explore science and enter into the world of Mass Spectrometry and Bioinformatics:

Mass Spectrometry:

  1. http://www.asms.org/ (The official website for the American Society for Mass Spectrometry. It contains information on new publications, recent and upcoming conferences, the history of Mass Spectrometry, and other useful and interesting information.)
  2. Michigan State University (A webpage dedicated to teaching the basics of Mass Spectrometry provided by Michigan State University. It contains many explanations, examples, and problems for Mass Spectrometry.)
  3. http://www.ionsource.com/ (A webpage with many links to different databases and resources.)
  4. http://www.cif.iastate.edu/mass-spec/ms-tutorial#Electron Impact Ionization (A Mass Spectrometry tutorial provided by Iowa State University. It contains information about different ionization techniques and mass analyzers.)
  5. http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/fticr/ (Contains a tutorial for the FT-ICR.)
  6. http://panomics.pnnl.gov/training/tutorials/ft_icr_tutorial.stm#motion (Contains information on the theory behind the FT-ICR.)
  7. http://www.proteomexchange.org/ (This website has a database that contains proteomics mass spectrometry raw data for download)
 Bioinformatics:
  1. http://www.iscb.org/ (The official website for the International Society for Computational Biology. It contains information on new publications, recent and upcoming conferences, vidoes of presentations, and other useful and interesting information.)

General:

  1. http://www.acs.org/(The official website for the American Chemical Society. It contains information on new publications, recent and upcoming conferences, and other useful and interesting information.)
  2. http://webbook.nist.gov/chemistry/ (This online textbook offers a plethora of information about chemical species, specific constants, amongst many other types of data.)

Software:

  1. http://prospector.ucsf.edu/prospector/mshome.htm (A program that searches databases for peptide or protein fragmentation sequences.)
  2. http://mods.rna.albany.edu/masspec/Mongo-Oligo (A program that searches databases for DNA and RNA fragmentation sequences.)

Search Engines:

  1. https://scifinder.cas.org
  2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
  3. http://scholar.google.com/
  4. http://link.springer.com/
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