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Z-Analytical Mass Spectrometry Facility

Overview of Services

The Analytical Mass Spectrometry Facility assists Purdue faculty in solving research problems by providing quality mass spectrometry data. The facility is equipped with a complete range of mass spectrometers, ionization methods, and sample introduction equipment in order to accommodate a broad array of sample types and scientific questions. Our staff of expert mass spectrometrists enables the acquisition of informative data on rapid timescales

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The laboratory in DRUG B059, staffed by Connie Bonham, is now part of the Metabolite Profiling Facility (MPF). Clients desiring to make use of the MALDI instruments, Q-ToF, or GCMS in this laboratory should contact Connie Bonham ( or Dr. Bruce Cooper (

Rates per hour*


Consortium member**

Other internal


HP 5989 GCMS $30.00 $45.00 $80.00
Thermo LTQ Orbitrap Classic $30.00 $45.00 $80.00
Thermo Element II ICP-MS $30.00 $45.00 $70.00
Labor $40.00 $72.00 $132.00

*Standard charge for analysis of one sample is 20 mins of instrument time and 10 mins of labor. Sample prep not included.

** Consortium members include Chemistry, MCMP, Center for Cancer Research, Bindley Biosciences Center, and Center for Plant Biology



Ryan T. Hilger, Interim Director

Location and Hours of Operation


WTHR 144-157 

560 Oval Drive

West Lafayette, IN  47907

Hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm Mon - Fri


Links and Resources

Analytical Mass Spectrometry Facility website


Name Role Phone Email Location
Ryan T. Hilger
Interim Director
BRWN 4151
Arlene Rothwell
Instrument Specialist
WTHR 145