Introduction to liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS)

20 June 2017


To provide a theoretical and operational background in liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry and their coupling


  • Dr Gaétan Glauser, University of Neuchâtel


Liquid chromatography:

  • Terminology, definitions and parameters
  • Instrumentation
  • Chromatographic modes
  • Method development
  • Fast chromatography

LC-MS interface:

  • Ionisation sources
  • Choice of mobile phase

Mass spectrometry:

  • Terminology, definitions and parameters
  • Analyzers
  • Detection modes
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis


  • Processing of LC-MS data using a dedicated software

General information

Date: 20 June 2017

Schedule: 8.55-17.00

Venue: University of Neuchâtel, Faculté des Sciences, Emile-Argand 11, UniMail, building E, room E003 (ground floor)

ECTS: 0.5 (Research tools)

Evaluation: Full attendance and active participation

Information: Please contact Dr Gaëtan Glauser or the doctoral program coordinator Dr Christiane Bobillier

Registration fee: free

Travel expenses: For participants of the Interuniversity doctoral program in organismal biology (DP-biol ): see reimbursement conditions

MAKE SURE you SIGN the ATTENDANCE LIST EACH and EVERY DAY and TAKE your ATTESTATION of ATTENDANCE at the END of the COURSE (no attestation will be sent by mail)


  • This course is free and open to all PhD students, however until 30 March 2017 priority is given to "Interuniversity doctoral program in organismal biology" participants.
  • Post-docs are welcome as long as places are available.
  • Maximum number of participants: 25

Registration through the web only: closed

Please note the cancellation policy (CHF 20).

Deadline: 5 June 2017