Proteomics Core Laboratory

Proteomics Core Laboratory

Proteomics Core Laboratory
Cummings Life Science Center
920 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Technical contact:
Don Wolfgeher

The Proteomics Core Facility is a mass spectrometry facility dedicated to the characterization of proteins and peptides. This facility provides advice and services pertaining to peptide synthesis, protein sequencing, mass spectrometry, amino acid analysis, and more.

Basic User fees include all standard solvents (ie water, methanol, acetonitrile, isopropanol, but not deuterated solvents), columns (ie C4, C8, C18, other types may cost more), calibrants (for esi and maldi) and routine consumables (sample vials, filter vials, pipet tips etc.., but use of zip-tips or whatman filter vials may incur a charge if needed in excessive quantity, check the website for details).
Please inquire for unusual requirements.

ABI 4700 Maldi TOF/TOF MS



  1. Maldi Based, Non-chromatographic research grade instrument.
  2. Capable of TOF (linear and PSD) and TOF/TOF (CID mode) operation.
  3. Suitable for High Throughput Operation (Offline LC-MALDI)
  4. Protein ladder sequencing, protein ID, protein expression, biomarker discovery, protein chip based analysis.

Services at UOC

CBC Services at UIC

Special Services
Turn around time on samples submitted: Currently 10 business days for protein ID and 3 days for MW.