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Tutorial Details: Introduction to Mascot for Mass Spectrometry Data Search

Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2006, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Room 138 Cargill
Instructor(s): Zheng Jin Tu, MSI

Mascot from Matrix Science is a popular program for proteomics research. It has a powerful search engine that uses mass spectrometry data to identify a protein from a primary sequence database.

This tutorial will introduce the main functionalities of the Mascot package, including peptide mass fingerprint, sequence query, and MS/MS ion search. We will also discuss how to use Mascot Distiller and Mascot Daemon for batch search job submission.

Prerequisites: Basic Mass Spectrometry Concepts