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General Information

The mass spectrometry facility (MSF) at the University of New Mexico is located in the Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology. The facility is equipped with modern, state-of the art mass spectrometers operated by well trained staff. The facility offers support for investigators wishing to analyze compounds ranging from organic small molecules to large proteins. The MSF capabilities, instrumentation and rates are summarized in the enclosed table. Investigative and collaborative projects welcomed.

The MSF is the only place in the State of New Mexico where investigators can access such advanced mass spectrometry capabilities.

The MSF is one of two research facilities located in the department.

Our other facility is the NMR. Please visit this as well.

Instructions for new MS users:

  1. Determine what kind of analysis you need
  2. Contact the respective contact person for consultation and further information
  3. Fill out a Mass Spectrometry sample submission form
  4. Send / bring samples

Please take a look at the Instrumentation we use.

Also, please check out our MS Tutorial.

Mailing Address:

University of New Mexico

Department of Chemistry
& Chemical Biology
MSC03 2060
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131-0001

Contact the Institute

The MSF is physically located in Clark Hall Room B51

Office: 505 277 5329
Chemistry Lab: 505 277 1665
Lab: 505 277 5329
Fax: 505 277 2609

Banibrata Ghosh (
Director, Mass Spectrometry Facility

Karen Ann Smith
Research Facility Director