General Overview

Course will be held at Caparica Campus, Lisbon area, Portugal.


How to get registered.

Please Kindly send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it requesting a place in the course.

Course dates: March 28th-30th 2013

Maximum 10 persons. Course registration will be done by requesting order

Attention: The course will be given in english, Portuguese and Spanish on tongue demand, this is, all will be used in this course without restriction.

(i) Nanoparticle Synthesis. Application of nanoparticles to serum samples.

(ii) Protein linked to nano particles and their separation by one dimensional gel electrophoresis (1D-GE) .

(iii) Protein quantification by UV-spectroscopy (Nanodrop).

(iv) Ultrafast protein digestion with ultrasonic energy.

(v) Mass Spectrometry of proteins - MALDI-TOF-MS and MALDI-TOF-MS/MS. Protein identification by MS and MS/MS spectrometry.

(vi) Handling of MASCOT software.


The overall aim of the course is to provide each student with the fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to be able to use nano particles in proteomics and to perform protein identification and quantification, In addition, new opportunities in applying protein-related studies to his/her own research will be also highlihted.