The research in the Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics groups focuses on the use of mass spectrometry to understand the inner workings of cells. Mass spectrometry enables the characterization of molecules that are present in cells and allows thereby the identification and characterization of proteins and other biomolecules that work together and are involved in cellular processes and in disease. The group houses an excellent array of state-of-the-art mass spectrometers, combined with extensive protein and peptide separation methods. The group has a world-renown expertise in the analysis of protein-ligand, protein-protein and protein-DNA analysis by mass spectrometry. Therefore, dedicated mass spectrometers and LC methods have been and are developed allowing the analysis of the structure and function of protein machineries.

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Spinozalaureaten Alexander van Oudenaarden en Albert Heck.
15 June 2017
Both Albert Heck and Alexander van Oudenaarden from Utrecht University receive a Spinozaprize, the highest scientific award in the Netherlands.
16 March 2017
Science-publicatie about a relatively simple system that puzzled researchers for 10 years
22 February 2017
In collaboration with the science communication competition FameLab, Utrecht University organises a contest for researchers: Breaking Science.

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Events

24 November 2017 16:00 - 17:00
Seminar organised by the Future Medicines Fellows
Vlag Universiteit Utrecht
11 December 2017 10:30 - 11:30
PhD defence of Eduard Ebberink
Vlag Universiteit Utrecht
18 December 2017 14:30 - 15:30
PhD Defence of Emilie van Brummelen

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