Top Down and Structural Mass Spectrometry: a practical course

Lisbon | December 19-21, 2016

Registration is now closed.


This course will cover many of the modern methods of structural analysis of bio-macromolecules by Mass Spectrometry.

Specific topics that will be addressed include:

  • Native Mass Spectrometry
  • Structural MS instrumentation
  • Top-down Mass Spectrometry



Carlos Cordeiro

Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Frank Sobott

University of Antwerp, Belgium

Michal Sharon

Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel



BMBS COST Acction BM1403: Native Mass Spectrometry and Related Methods for Structural Biology


Registration closed, course is fully booked


The course take place at the campus of FCUL, University of Lisbon, Portugal.


By Car

GPS coordinates 38.757748, -9.156482 will take you to the campus main gate (contact the Organization if you need to use the visitor's parking).

In Lisbon, find a major avenue known as 2ª Circular. Once on this avenue, take exit 5 to Cidade Universitária, head south into Campo Grande and take the very first street on the right. FCUL campus will be clearly visible on the right.

Public transportation

FCUL campus is served by Underground (Metro) stations Campo Grande and Cidade Universitária (green or yellow lines)

and several bus lines.

From Lisbon Airport

The airport is close to FCUL campus. Taking a taxi is the most convenient option to get to the campus or to one of the hotels in the area.

Using Lisbon's Underground (Metro) is also an option: there is a terminal station at the airport (red line) and stations Campo Grande and Cidade Universitária (green or yellow lines) near the campus

Inside FCUL campus

Classes will take place at the following locations:

  • Lectures: FFCUL auditorium (building C1, 3rd floor)
  • Computer practice: room 1.5.11 (building C1, 5th floor)
  • Laboratory practice: lab 8.2.46 (building C8, 2nd floor)